This Day in Oklahoma History


04 March

Settlers meet to form Cimarron Territory

The settlers soon formed their own vigilance committees, which organized a board charged with forming a territorial government. The board enacted a preliminary code of law and divided the strip into three districts divided by the meridians. They also called for a general election to choose three members from each district to meet on March 4, 1887, to form the government. more...

Friday, March 04, 1887

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