February 17

1899 The act of February 17, 1899 placed the Big Horn Hot Springs under the control of the State Board of Charities and Reform.

1909 The Acme Post Office in Sheridan County was established on February 17, 1909.

1933 Wyoming Senator Craig Thomas was born on February 17, 1933. He was a great supporter of the National Parks. The Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center in Grand Teton National Park is named in honor of him.