1862 - Captain Peter Van Winkle reported that Platte Bridge Station was complete.
1918 - Edgar "Gov. Ed" Jacob Herschler was born. He served as the 28th Governor of Wyoming from 1975 to 1987.
1933 - Enest Hemingway's collection of short stories "Winner Take Nothing" was published. It included "Wine of Wyoming."
"I have the honor to inform the Council that I have approved "An act to grant to the Women of Wyoming Territory the right of Suffrage and to hold office." - Decmeber 10, 1869, J. A. Campbell, Governor of Wyoming