November 14

posted Nov 14, 2014, 5:16 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated Aug 18, 2015, 9:51 AM by Travis Pollok ]


1873 The border and southwestern corner of Wyoming was surveyed and established on November 14, 1873. The surveyor was Alonzo V. Richards, who had been  awarded the General Land Office contract to survey the southern and western borders of Wyoming Territory. 


1897 "On November 14, 1897, an earthquake caused considerable damage to the Grand Central Hotel at Casper. A 2- to 4-inch crack extended from the third to the first story. Frightened citizens dashed into the streets." Read more in Wyoming Earthquake History, USGS and Earthquakes in Wyoming, Wyoming State Geological Survey

1900 Byron Post Office was established on November 14, 1900 with Joseph H. Neville as its first postmaster.

1919 The weather for this week in 1919 ...