1858 John E. Osborne, Wyoming's Governor following Gov. Barber, and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State from 1913 to 1916, born in Westport, New York.
Odd point of fact: Both Gov. Barber and Gov. Osborne, who were governors back to back, were physicians by training.
1870 President Grant met with Sioux chief Red Cloud. Red Cloud is often noted as to be the only Plains Indian leader who won a war against the United States, that being "Red Cloud's War" in Wyoming. Following his trip East Red Cloud realized that the population of the United States made any war against it futile, and worked for peaceful positions for his tribe.
1936 The First National Bank of Rock River sold to the town of Rock River. The building the bank was in, which features a Greek facade, still stands, in use as Rock River town storage. Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.
1954 Wisconsin Sen Joseph McCarthy's era of influence came to an end in a confrontation with Army counsel Joseph N. Welch.