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5 Fun Facts About January 9 In Wyoming History

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1. On January 9, 1868, the Wyoming Territory was established. It became the 44th state of the United States in 1890.

2. The town of Buffalo, Wyoming was incorporated on January 9, 1909. It is now the seat of Johnson County and has a population of around 5,000 people.

3. On January 9, 1918, a blizzard struck Wyoming, causing 16 deaths and significant damage to livestock and property. It is still considered one of the deadliest blizzards in Wyoming's history.

4. The Wyoming State Capitol building was first opened to the public on January 9, 1889. The building underwent major renovations and additions in the early 20th century.

5. Wyoming was the first state to allow women to vote and hold public office, starting in 1869. This was a full 21 years before the 19th Amendment was ratified by the US Congress. January 9th serves as a reminder of Wyoming's pioneering spirit in advancing women's rights.
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