On This Day In 1941, The Unthinkable Happened In Wyoming

When you think about Wyoming history, it’s usually cowboys, Indians, miners, and mountain men that come to mind. One of the most extraordinary events to take place in the history of the state, however, had nothing to do with the Old West.

During the first week of October in 1941, a daredevil set out to drum up some publicity by parachuting onto the top of Devil’s Tower. Although the escapade didn’t go off as planned, in the end, he got more attention than he’d hoped for.

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What other bizarre moments in Wyoming history have you heard of?