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Today in
Wyoming History

1886 - Thomas Moonlight was appointed governor of Wyoming Territory by President Cleveland.

1869 - In Cheyenne, the first issue of the "Wyoming Tribune" appeared.

1903 - In Cheyenne, WY, Thomas "Tom" Horn, Jr. was hanged for the murder of Willie Nickell. It was the last legal execution to be carried out outside of a penitentiary.

Wyoming Quote

"In and about the Grand Canyon the rocks are nearly tinged a brilliant yellow."
- Captain Jones, who visited the Upper Yellowstone River in 1873

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