In 1995, students at the small Elk Creek Elementary School in rural Pine, Colorado partnered with NASA to send the first teddy bear into space.
Colorado experiences Great Eclipse of 1878, ultrarunners compete in inaugural Hardrock 100 Endurance Run, Broadmoor Casino opens in Colorado Springs.
Welcome to Pea Green Corner, a sleepy agricultural community in southwestern Colorado named after a bucket of government-issued green paint.
Official flag of Colorado is adopted, Crystal City is incorporated, Golden votes to save historic Astor House, Silverton residents hear first train whistle from Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
Clear Creek gold discovery ignites “Gregory Fever," Boulder decimated by flood, Elitch Zoological Gardens opens, construction begins on Denver Ordnances Plant.