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Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
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Where is Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA? 

Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Cheyenne is situated on Crow Creek and Dry Creek.Wikipedia

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On August 8, 1867, the first charter for the government of the City of Cheyenne was established.

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January 9, 1875 - The temperature at Cheyenne, WY, dipped to an all-time record cold reading of -38 degrees.

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1882 - Cheyenne had its street brightened by Thomas Edison's incandescent street lights.

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News  1882 - July 9 - Ice formed on the streets of Cheyenne, WY, during a rare summer freeze.

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July 9, 1882
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News  1889 - A Chinaman named Yet Sing established a wash house over a boiling spring at Cheyenne, W. T.
The slumbering geyser burst forth on the 2d, spouting water over a hundred feet, and the tent in which the Chinamen were sleeping at the time was blown to pieces and the four celestials were killed.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
February 9, 1889
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1889 - Francis E. Warren was inaugurated Governor of Wyoming on the 9th, at Cheyenne, with military and civic honors.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
April 13, 1889
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News  1892 - FROZE ON THE PLAINS. JOHN PIERCE AND SON OF WYOMING DIED IN THE BLIZZARD.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 22. - [Special to Tribune] - The first report on the loss of life during the great blizzard of ten days ago came in this evening. JOHN PIERCE, a horse raiser, and his son, a lad of 7, perished on the prairie about fifty miles from this city. PIERCE with the boy undertook a trip ...Read MORE...


News  1912 - CROWD IN PANIC WHEN CIRCUS TENT FALLS - YANKEE ROBINSON CIRCUS TENT BLOWN DOWN IN STORM AT CHEYENNE, WYO. - THIRTY SPECTATORS ARE HURT
Over 1,500 People Pinned Beneath the Tent and Panic Ensues - Physicians Say None of the Injured Will Die From Their Hurts

By United Press

Cheyenne, Wyo., July 14 - The doctors today say that none of the thirty persons injured when the tent of the Yankee Robinson show blew down last night,...Read MORE...



1916
Cheyenne, the capital of Wyoming and of Laramie co., is on the eastern slope of the Laramie range of mountains, 6050 feet above the level of the sea. It is on the Union Pacific and other railroads, 106 miles N. of Denver, Colo. Coal (lignite) and iron are found near this town, which contains the...Read MORE...


1930 - May 15 - Ellen Church becomes 1st airline stewardess, United (SF to Cheyenne)

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1947 - May 29 - Cheyenne WY reported a morning low of 16 above zero.

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News  1953 - Engineer, Fireman Run Down in Yards
A Union Pacific railroad engineer and fireman were run over and killed by an engine in the railroad's freight yards here this morning.

The Union Pacific said the two men, Jack L. Connelly, 36, engineer, and Carl Dean Erickson, 26-year-old fireman, both of Cheyenne, were leaving the roundhouse to ...Read MORE...



1979 - November 19-21 - A blizzard struck Cheyenne, WY, producing a record 19.8 inches of snow in 24 hours, and a record total of 25.6 inches in forty hours. Strong winds created huge drifts stopping all transportation.

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