1800 Congress approved a bill establishing the Library of Congress.
1886 A law proposed to regulate corsets to prevent excessive tightening. Attribution Wyoming State Historical Society.
1898 Spain declared war on the United States.
1903 Theodore Roosevelt dedicated a new stone archway at the entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.
1916 The Casper Daily Press for April 24, 1916.
William Carlyle, the robber, gave himself up rather than resort to violence. Probably more misdirected than anything, he converted to Catholicism while in the penitentiary and became a model citizen.
1943 John Osborne, Wyoming's governor from 1893 to 1895, died.
1944 Jim Geringer born. Geringer, a mechanical engineer who was also a Wheatland farmer, was Governor from 1995 to 2003.
1973 Inyan Kara added to the National Registry of Historic Places.