1927 The Natrona County Historical Society made 84 year old William Henry Jackson a life member.
William Henry Jackson
1945 Two new Civil Air Patrol Squadrons formed, one in Kemmerer and one in Evanston.
The Civil Air Patrol is the officially axillary of the U.S. Air Force. It had its origin in World War Two when the decision was made to employ the nation's light civil aircraft fleet for anti submarine patrols. The organization was kept after World War Two for the purpose of search and rescue, and continues to exist today for that purpose. It has a cadet branch which exists as a species of Air Force JrROTC, but without the connection with specific schools like regular JrROTC.
2007 The Wyoming State quarter released. Attribution: On This Day.
2007 The first academic course class for Freshman to occur at Wyoming Catholic University.
1886. Geronimo Surrenders to Gen. Nelson Miles. He would live until 1909, becoming a farmer in later years.
Geronimo at the time of his surrender.
1916 First Annual International Sweepstakes held at the Cincinnati Motor Speedway:
It's amazing to think of this occurring during the same time in which a titanic war was being fought in Europe.