How To Use This Site

How To Use This Site

This blog was updated on a daily basis for about two years, with those daily entries ceasing on December 31, 2013. The blog is still active, however, and we hope that people stopping in, who find something lacking, will add to the daily entries.

The blog still receives new posts as well, but now it receives them on items of Wyoming history. That has always been a feature of the blog, but Wyoming's history is rich and there are many items that are not fully covered here, if covered at all. Over time, we hope to remedy that.

You can obtain an entire month's listings by hitting on the appropriate month below, or an individual day by hitting on that calendar date.

We hope you enjoy this site.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

January 15

1883  Cheyenne puts in electric street lights.

1886.  Union Pacific employees required to wear blue uniforms. Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1890  Eleventh and final Territorial Legislature convened.

1890  The Wyoming Supreme Court, in the first of what has come to be an ongoing series of decisions, found Wyoming's system for funding public schools unconstitutional.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1910  Work completed on the Buffalo Bill Dam.

1941  School in Kooi destroyed by fire. Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1967 The first Super Bowl, an American celebration of televised advertising, occurred. A football game was also played as the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League defeated the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League, 35-10.

1991  The 1022nd Medical Company, Wyoming Army National Guard, deployed to Saudi Arabia.

2001 Wikipedia made its debut.

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