Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Tomorrow in
Wyoming History

1864 - Major John M. Chivington destroyed a Cheyenne village at Sand Creek, CO. The surving Indians were driven into Wyoming. Indian raids on the Overland Stage Route were a result.

1876 - Nellie Tayloe Ross was born. She was the first woman to serve as Governor in the United States. She served as the 14th Governor of Wyoming from 1925-1927. She was also the director of the United States Mint from 1933-1953.

Wyoming Quotes

"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

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