Exploring Oklahoma History is just for the fun of seeing what there is to see in the great state of Oklahoma, and to possibly learn a little something along the way.
- Labor omnia vincit -
Hmmm. Nothing listed for today, July 26. Guess we'll just have to look ahead.
On this day a riot at McAlester Prison took three lives, caused several serious inquiries, burned 24 buildings started around 2:30 p.m. close to the mess hall. A good part of the prison which the earlier generation of prisoners helped build was destroyed by the later generation of prisoners. Sixty years of work was undone in a few hours, inflicting a heavy loss of over 20 million dollars on Oklahoma's taxpayers. More...