1876 Frank E. Lucas, the13th Governor of Wyoming upon the death of Governor William B. Ross in 1924, born in Grant City, Missouri. Upon his defeat by Nellie Tayloe Ross, he returned to his adopted town of Buffalo and became the editor of the Buffalo Bulletin. His term as governor was a mere matter of months in length.
1886 Doc Holliday, doing well living on an income from gambling, was arrested in Denver Colorado for not having a legal means of making a living. This was part of a city wide crackdown on gambling.
1916 Cheyenne State Leader for August 4, 1916. The Wyoming National Guard still short of recruits.