Wyoming celebrates another year of statehood today (July 10).
According to the website wyohistory.org, Wyoming's territorial delegate to congress, Joseph M. Carey, had proposed a statehood bill for Wyoming in March of that year.
There had been previous such proposals which had gone nowhere in Congress, but this time Carey's proposal gained some traction According to the website, there was some opp
December 5, 1944, a Japanese balloon bomb landed just outside of Thermopolis, Wyoming. Around 6:15 p.m., four coal miners heard a whistling noise overhead, followed by an explosion that sent flames parachuting across the night sky.