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5 Fun Facts About February 4 In Wyoming History

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1. On February 4, 1869, Wyoming became the first state in the US to grant women the right to vote. This was more than 50 years before the 19th Amendment was ratified, giving women nationwide suffrage. The landmark decision was made as a way to attract more settlers to the sparsely populated territory.
2. The famous outlaw, Butch Cassidy, was born on February 4, 1866, in Beaver, Utah. He spent some time in Wyoming as part of his infamous Wild Bunch gang, robbing banks and trains throughout the state in the late 1800s.
3. On February 4, 1909, Wyoming Governor Robert D. Carey signed the bill that established the University of Wyoming's College of Agriculture. Today, the college is one of the state's leading institutions for agricultural research and education.
4. In 1937, a massive blizzard struck Wyoming on February 4 and 5, causing widespread damage and death. Known as the "Schoolhouse Blizzard," the storm took many people by surprise, and some even froze to death while trying to find shelter.
5. The National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, was established on February 4, 1912. The refuge provides a winter habitat for thousands of elk and other wildlife, and is an important destination for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.
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