February 16

posted May 14, 2014, 5:40 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated Nov 26, 2018, 9:38 AM by State Library ]

1886 On February 16, 1886, the Wyoming Territorial Legislature passed a law that enabled counties to levy up to one-half mill on all taxable property for the establishment and maintenance of a public library. It was the first county library law in the United States.

1908 The Atlas Theatre opened in Cheyenne  on February 16, 1908.