February 16

posted May 14, 2014, 5:40 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated Jan 3, 2019, 3:22 PM 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.