1868 Albany and Carbon Counties established by the Dakota Territorial Legislature. At this point in time, Wyoming was part of the Dakota Territory.
1868 The first train, a Union Pacific train, arrived at Evanston.
1871 Wyoming State Library established. Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.
1875 William S. Sweezy takes over as U.S. Marshall, replacing Frank Wolcott. Wolcott would later famously be associated with invaders side of the Johnson County War.
1916 The Cheyenne State Leader for December 16, 1916: Villa proposes deal with US?
Rumors were circulating that Villa had proposed a deal with the US, and Pershing stood to be promoted.
Care packages were being sent to Wyoming National Guardsmen in New Mexico.
1942 Bob Hope entertained troops at Casper Army Air Base. Attribution. Wyoming State Historical Society.
1944 German forces launched a surprise attack against Allied forces in Belgium. The massive surprise attack commenced a three week long battle known to history as The Battle of the Bulge.
1950 President Truman proclaimed a national state of emergency in order to fight "Communist imperialism." The announcement reflected recent history, including the June invasion of South Korean by North Korea, an event which had resulted in the Federalization and commitment of the the 300th AFA of the Wyoming Army National Guard. It also reflected a host of other events, such as the Berlin blockade and the ever increasing Soviet grip on Eastern Europe.
2016 After a long period of consideration, the United States Forest Service removes 40,000 acres in the Wyoming Range from mineral entrants.