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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.

Friday, September 6, 2013

September 6

1844  John C. Fremont arrives at the shores of the Great Salt Lake.

1857   John Benjamin Kendrick, Governor from 1915 to 1917, and U.S. Senator from 1917 to 1933, was born in Cherokee County, TX.  Attribution:  On This Day.

1870  Laramie's Eliza A. Swain became the first woman to legally cast of vote in the United States.  Attribution:  On This Day.

1887  The University of Wyoming opened.  It had, at the time, 42 students and 5 faculty members. Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.


1936.  President Roosevelt delivered a fireside chat.


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