More than 30,000 homes are damaged and 1800 are destroyed. The Rocky Mountain News, the region's oldest and second highest circulation newspaper, publishes its last edition just 55 days before of its sesquicentennial (c.f.April 23, 1859.) The Denver Post survives as the city's only major newspaper.Colorado's 2nd congressional district representative (William S. The Cripple Creek Mining District will produce more than 730 tonnes of gold, the most of any Rocky Mountain district.Hill) and Colorado's 3rd congressional district representative (John Chenoweth) are seated in the United States House of Representatives. Oscar Wilde visits Leadville and later writes, "They afterwards took me to a dancing saloon where I saw the only rational method of art criticism I have ever come across.Floods along the Front Range Urban Corridor kill 9 people.
Project Rio Blanco used the three nearly simultaneous blasts, each equivalent to 33,000 tonnes of TNT, to determine if nuclear explosions could be used to extract natural gas from sandstone deposits. Congresswoman Schroeder will represent Colorado's 1st congressional district for 24 years.Personal ads for Mesa, CO are a great way to find a life partner, movie date, or a quick hookup.Personals are for people local to Mesa, CO and are for ages 18 of either sex. The earthquakes are later tied to the injection of toxic fluids into a hazardous waste disposal well at the chemical weapons plant. President Grover Cleveland signs the Repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act (enacted July 14, 1890), repeal fails to halt the Panic of 1893 and plunges Colorado into a massive depression.Lowry Missile Site Number 1 construction began southeast of Denver for a Titan I launch complex--Martin Missile Test Site 1 construction at Waterton Canyon had begun in April (alert status ended on March 26, 1965). Teller of Colorado offers the Teller Amendment to a Joint Resolution of Congress to ensure that the United States will not establish permanent control over Cuba after any conflict with Spain. Rancher Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold lode along Cripple Creek near Pikes Peak.The eastern portion of present-day Colorado becomes unorganized territory of the United States when the State of Kansas is created from the Kansas Territory's eastern area – 3-mile (5 km) overlap with land claimed by the Jefferson Territory, which continues to act as the unorganized territory's de facto government.