In 1869, women in Wyoming Territory were granted the right to vote. In 1898, the Spanish-American War officially ended with a treaty signing in Paris. In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1998, the International Space Station opened, when U.S. astronaut Bob Cabana and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev floated between the U.S.-built Unity node and Russian-built Zarya module.
Cesar Franck (1822-90), composer; Emily Dickinson (1830-86), poet; Melvil Dewey (1851-1931), librarian; Dorothy Lamour (1914-96), actress; Kenneth Branagh (1960- ), actor/director; Bobby Flay (1964- ), chef/TV personality; Matt Forte (1985- ), football; Raven-Symoné (1985- ), actress
In 2006, LaDainian Tomlinson of the San Diego Chargers scored his record 29th touchdown of the season.
Rodeo has been the official state sport of Wyoming since 2003.
"Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate." – Emily Dickinson