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.
Use 2013 for the search date, as that's the day regular dates were established and fixed.

Alternatively, the months are listed immediately below, with the individual days appearing backwards (oldest first).

We hope you enjoy this site.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

January 26

1850  Wyoming County, West Virginia became a county of  Virginia.

1876  Sioux under Sitting Bull attack civilian post at Ft. Pease, Montana.

1905  John J. Pershing marries Frances Warren in Cheyenne Wyoming.

1914  The Hotel LeBonte opened in Douglas.

1920  January 26, 1920. Hard Winters
The feeding of elk in Jackson Hole, frequently a topic today, was also a topic in 1920, and indeed was being discussed by the Department of Agriculture on this day with this release to the press.

Also discussed in the press was the murder of Natrona County rancher John J. Corbett, whose headquarters were apparently on Elkhorn Creek near the base of Casper Mountain.

Monday was off to a grim start.

1932  An earthquake occurred in Yellowstone that was felt regionally.

1948     President Truman orders Segregation in the Armed Forces ended.

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