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January 2

posted Apr 10, 2014, 3:56 PM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated Aug 12, 2015, 5:07 AM by Bobbi Thorpe ]


1890 The Cheyenne Daily Sun published a report from the Lander Mountaineer on the snow conditions in the Lander Area.


1903 On January 2, 1903, Laramie received a $20,000.00 Carnegie Library Grant. The new Carnegie Library was "formally given to people" on January 24, 1906. It was used as a library until 1981 and still exists as the Historic Carnegie Building. http://www.laramieboomerang.com/articles/2012/01/27/news/doc4f222e357e0f1189785519.txt

1923  Sublette County, named for fur traders, William and Milton Sublette, was created February 15, 1921, and organized January 2, 1923. 

1949 The 1949 Blizzard started on January 2.