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5 Fun Facts About July 30 In Montana History

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1. In 1873, the infamous outlaw "Kid" Curry was born in Iowa. Curry became one of the most wanted men in the Wild West, and eventually settled in Montana where he continued his life of crime. He was eventually arrested and sent to prison in 1903.

2. On July 30, 1925, the town of Helena experienced a major earthquake. The quake had a magnitude of 6.2 and caused widespread damage throughout the city. Several buildings were destroyed and many more were damaged.

3. Montana's first radio station, KGHL, went on the air on July 30, 1934. The station was based in Billings and was owned by the Northern Pacific Railroad. KGHL broadcast a mix of news, music, and entertainment programs.

4. In 1956, Montana Governor J. Hugo Aronson signed a bill that established the Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks department. The department is responsible for managing Montana's natural resources, including its lakes, rivers, and forests.

5. On July 30, 1975, American Indian activist Leonard Peltier was arrested in Canada. Peltier was wanted for the murder of two FBI agents on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He was eventually extradited to the United States and sentenced to life in prison. The case has been a subject of controversy and debate for decades.
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