1857 Nate Champion, made famous due to the Johnson County War, born in Texas.
1882 Ft. Sanders, south of Laramie, sold at public auction.
1899 Veterans of Foreign Wars established.
1900 The Wild Bunch robbed a Union Pacific train near Tipton.
1917 Electric lights installed in Cokeville businesses.
2008 The Dow Jones industrial average fell a record 777.68 points after the House defeated a $700 billion emergency rescue plan for the nation's financial system.