1834 The Mexican government imprisons the Texas colonizer Stephen Austin in Mexico City.
1900 University of Wyoming coeds formed an "anti-giggling society", according to today's entry for the Wyoming State Historical Society. I guess this is a window into an earlier time, as it's hard to imagine coed giggling being a major problem of any sort today.
1917 The Cheyenne State Leader for January 3, 1917: Negotiations with Mexico at a hiatus
The Cheyenne State Leader ran the story a little differently, but it was still of real concern. Negotiations with Mexico were at a hiatus.
And filings under the new Stock Raising Homestead Act of 1916 were so high that the Land Office had to shut its doors.
Drugs were in the headlines as well, something I wouldn't have expected in a 1917 newspaper.
Things didn't seem to be going well with the negotiations with Mexico at all.
The cartoon must have seemed to be the case to quite a few at the time, as Villa seemed quite resurgent. But in reality Carranza was simply insistent on Mexican sovereignty. He was dealing with two major contests to his administration at the same time, which was pretty risky, but in retrospect, he did it pretty well.
1920 The last of the U.S. troops depart France.
1920 The USS Cheyenne (Monitor No. 10), which had originally been commissioned as the USS Wyoming, was decommissioned.
The Cheyenne in her final role as a submarine tender.
1926 A Piggly Wiggly opens in Lander.
1927 Frank C. Emerson took office as Governor.
1937 Henry Schwartz took office as U.S. Senator.
1943 Edward V. Robinson took office as U.S. Senator.
1943 The Battle of Midway, an official war film, was shown in the Grand Theatre in Lander. Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.
1943 POW Camp approved for Douglas.
1949 Arthur G. Crane took office as Governor. Perhaps unfortunately for his early occupancy of the office, the State was within the first 24 hours of the Blizzard of 1949.
1949 Lester Hunt took office as U.S. Senator.
1953 Clifford G. Rogers took office as Governor.
1953 Frank A. Barret took office as U.S. Senator.
1955 Milward Simpson took office as Governor.
1959 Gale McGee took office as U.S. Senator.
1961 Lester Hickey took office as U.S. Senator.
1967 Clifford Hanson took office as U.S. Senator.
1977 Maclolm Wallop took office as U.S. Senator.
1995 Craig Thomas took office as U.S. Senator.
1997 Mike Enzi took office as U.S. Senator.
2007 Senator Craig Thomas is assigned to the Senate's "Candy Desk", a desk that requires the occupants, by long tradition, to stock the same with candies for the Senators.
2011 Matt Mead took office as Governor.
2017 Liz Cheney sworn in as Congressman from Wyoming.
2017 Marian Orr sworn in as Cheyenne's first female mayor. Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Bill Hill administered the oath. Cheyenne retains the mayoral form of government so its mayor has real authority.