1867 The printing of the Cheyenne Leader shifted from Denver to Cheyenne. The Leader was the first newspaper to be published in what later would become Wyoming. Attribution: On This Day.
1890 The Union Pacific issued 50,000 copies of a pamphlet which advertised Wyoming's resources.
Advertising of this type by railroads was very common, and railroads were instrumental in encouraging settlement in Western states in the closing decades of the 19th Century and the opening decades of the 20th Century. Being the only means of transporting goods across the continent at the time, the railroads were strongly interested in encouraging the development and settlement of the West.
Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.
1900 The Wild Bunch robbed First National Bank of Winnemucca, Nevada.
1903 William C. Irvine, who was associated with the Invaders in the Johnson County War, was appointed State Treasurer. Henry G. Hay resigned as State Treasurer on the same day.
2010 A 3.6 earthquake occurred near Jackson.