On March 4, 1863, President Lincoln signed an act creating Idaho Territory. (While the bill was passed on March 3, the enrolled bill was not signed... Read more
On July 3, 1890, Idaho became the forty-third state of the Union. Idaho population then was 88,548. The Oregon Trail had opened in 1842, but for... Read more
Official reports after the Big Blowup estimated that 1,736 total fires burned more than 3 million acres of private and federal land and consumed an... Read more
A fire of as yet undetermined origin was detected by Sunshine employees at approximately 11:35 a.m. on May 2, 1972. At that time, smoke and gas... Read more
The 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games was held in the state of Idaho, USA from February 7 through February 13, 2009.
Nearly 2500 athletes... Read more