1871 The "Laramie Daily Independent" was established by E.A. Slack and T.J. Webster on December 26, 1871.
1888 Dallas Post Office was established on May 19, 1884 with Josephine Werlen as postmaster. It was discontinued on August 5, 1887 but re-established on December 26, 1888.
1902 Francis Seth Frost died on this date in 1902. Frost and Albert
Bierstadt accompanied Frederick W. Lander on his expedition of 1859
which resulted in the construction of the Lander Cutoff. They made
sketches and took stereoscopic photographs in Western Wyoming. Frost
completed a painting of South Pass and the Wind River Mountains in
1915 Elijah Nicholas Wilson died on December 26, 1915. Wilson, Wyoming is named for him. He received a patent on land at that location in 1905. He was the author of White Indian Boy, which was about his life among the Shoshone Indians.