1836 Wyoming Illinois founded.
1881 Grounds of Camp Stambaugh transferred to the Department of the Interior.
1885 Post hospital opens at Ft. Fetterman.
1898 All of the Wyoming units mustered for service in the Philippines assembled in Laramie County. Attribution: On This Day.
1933 Nellie Tayloe Ross becomes the Director of the Mints, an office she would hold until 1953.
1944 The Soviet Union decorated a Wyoming officer with the "Order of the Fatherland's War". Such awards by the Soviets to Western servicemen were not uncommon. Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.
1946 Military Tribunal in Tokyo begins war crimes trials. One of the principal Japanese defendants was defended by Cheyenne lawyer George Guy.
1968 Colorado Air National Guard 120th Tactical Fighter Squadron, flying F-100Cs, becomes the first Air Guard unit to arrive in Vietnam.
1980 First Wyoming History Day. Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.