1884 Standard Time was adopted throughout the United States.
1908 An American car reached Evanston in a New York to Paris race. The early automobile era saw some spectacular races and efforts of this type. At the time, highways in the region were simply dirt roads. Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.
1916 The Punitive Expedition: The Casper Daily Press, March 13, 1916
Douglas' Company F arrived home the prior Saturday and the news was reported that Tuesday. If they were home, chances are that all the men from central Wyoming had likewise returned.
In other news high school baseball teams were already playing each other, even though it was only March and that's still a winter month in Wyoming. The high schools in the state today no longer have baseball, which isn't surprising as the weather simply isn't conducive for it.
The World War One oil boom had hit Converse County, as this paper gives evidence of. Converse County remains a major oil location today. The oil fields referenced in the paper largely spread out towards Casper, which was having a huge oil boom at the time.
Some Wyoming Guardsmen were already back under orders. . . but in the Navy.
What motivated the switch in services isn't clear, but in the immediate pre World War One period in the US the news was full of the Navy. Whether that motivated their switch in services or not, those eight would serve out the upcoming war in a new service. Of course, they couldn't have known that their fellows in the Guard would be back in active duty very soon.
1918 The Ohio Oil Company commences drilling a well that would become the first Lance Creek area producing oil well.
1974 Arab nations decided to end the oil embargo on the U.S.
2009 Cmdr. William C. McKinney relieved Cmdr. William M. Combes as commander of the SSBN Wyoming during a change-of-command ceremony.