1877 Nez Perce Chief Joseph and 418 survivors were captured in the Bear Paw mountains.
1879 Final day of several days of action by the 5th and 9th Cavalry at Milk River, Colorado.
1911 President William H. Taft addressed an audience at Rock Spring.
1927 Mount Owen named that by the United States Geographic Board. Attribution: On This Day.
1942 Children at the Heat Mountain Internment Camp started school.