On April 10th in1892 the news of the invasion spreads in Johnson County, and the local population begins to react...

I'm a sucker for random facts and a proud to a fault Wyomingite. When I came across the book "On This Day in Wyoming History" it made my heart happy.

Even more exciting...the author Patrick T Holscher was born in Casper and is currently practicing law here in our fine city.

The History Press via Amazon
The History Press via Amazon

This book is a wonderful coffee table book, after all, who can resist opening it up and looking to see what great Wyoming events happened on your birthday?

In case you're wondering (and why wouldn't you be) on my birthday in 1908 59 people were killed in a mine explosion and on Doc's birthday in 1863 General Patrick Connor sent a telegram to General Halleck asking for cavalry reinforcements following an Ute attack in Sweetwater.

Besides short fascinating facts for each day, Holscher includes photos and Sidebars where he delves deeper into topics of interest.

Trust me, you won't be disappointed in this book. Even if you don't want to keep a copy for yourself it would make the perfect gift for any proud Wyomingite in your life!

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