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How To Use This Site

This blog was updated on a daily basis for about two years, with those daily entries ceasing on December 31, 2013. The blog is still active, however, and we hope that people stopping in, who find something lacking, will add to the daily entries.

The blog still receives new posts as well, but now it receives them on items of Wyoming history. That has always been a feature of the blog, but Wyoming's history is rich and there are many items that are not fully covered here, if covered at all. Over time, we hope to remedy that.

You can obtain an entire month's listings by hitting on the appropriate month below, or an individual day by hitting on that calendar date.

We hope you enjoy this site.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

June 5

1853  First hostile encounter between the Sioux and the U.S. Army occurred near Ft. Laramie.

1889  Wyoming appointed a resident to the United States Military Academy for the first time.  Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.

1917  Conscription starts for World War One.

1920  The Wyoming State Council of the Knights of Columbus held its first meeting, in Casper.

1922 The United States Supreme Court rules in Wyoming's favor in Wyoming v. Colorado, thereby ruling in favor of Wyoming's prior appropriation of the Laramie River.

1933 U.S. goes off of the Gold Standard.

1982  A huge severe storm system hit Wyoming, western South  Dakota and the Texas panhandle with severe weather.

2009  A tornado touched down in Goshen County. As it was filmed, it was one of the most analyzed tornadoes at the time.

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