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Today in
Wyoming History

1900 - The town site for Torrington, WY, was surveyed.

1916 - Bill Carlisle robbed a train in Hanna, WY. He was known as the "last train robber."

1942 - Anne Gorsuch Burford was born in Casper, WY. She served under President Ronald Reagan as the first female Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

1973 - The area between Lander and Jeffrey City experienced a magnitude 4.8 earthquake.

2001 - A magnitude 5.4 earthquake occurred about 50 miles from Jackson, WY.

Wyoming Quote

"Every woman of the age of eighteen years residing in this territory, may, at every election cast her vote; and her right to the elective franchise and to hold office under the election laws of the territory shall be the same of electors."

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