February 25

posted May 27, 2014, 10:39 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated May 27, 2014, 10:39 AM ]

1888 Mikado Post Office was established on February 25, 1888 in Crook County prior to the formation of Campbell County. Francis M. Lavering (Frank M. Lavering) served as postmaster.

1909 On February 25, 1909, President Theodore Roosevelt created the "bird reservations" of Pathfinder and Shoshone by Executive Order 1032.

1963 A magnitude 4.3, intensity V earthquake occurred in southeastern Sublette County on February 25, 1963, approximately 15 miles north-northeast of Big Sandy. The earthquake was felt for over a minute in Atlantic City, and for approximately six seconds in the Lander and Hudson areas. (Casper Star-Tribune,
February 26, 1963).