1803 The Senate authorized President Jefferson to take possession of the Louisiana Territory and establish a temporary military government for the territory. Attribution: On This Day.
1822 The first chartered bank west of the Mississippi, and the first in territory that included a part of Wyoming, was established inn San Antonio, Texas by Mexican Governor José Félix Trespalacios. Attribution: On This Day.
1866 Fort Philip Kearny completed. Attribution: On This Day.
1872 Construction at the Territorial Prison in Laramie completed.
1873 Wyoming, Iowa, incorporated.
1909 The cornerstone for Jireh College, in Jireh was laid. Jireh College was a Protestant College that no longer exists. The town likewise no longer exists. It's history was relatively short, but it featured a combined effort to create a Christian school with a farming community. Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.
1941 It was reported on this day that 53 Wyoming public school teachers were called to military service, a significant number given the population of the state. Wyoming State Historical Society.
1995 State hit by a statewide blizzard.