1859 - In Wyoming, residents that felt disconnected from the territorial governments of Kansas and Nebraska voted to form their own Territory of Jefferson.
1902 - In Cheyenne, Tom Horn was found guilty for the murder of Willie Nickell in District Court. He was later hanged.
1989 - Brooklyn Lodge or Brooklyn Lake Lodge was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1922-23 for former rodeo performer Harry "Hoot" Jones. The log lodge is located near Centennial, WY.
2010 - In northwest Wyoming, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit. It was felt as far away as Blackfoot, Idaho.
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