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5 Fun Facts About November 2 In Montana History

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1. Montana became a state: On November 2, 1889, Montana officially became the 41st state of the United States. The state had previously been a territory since 1864, and statehood was a long-awaited achievement for Montana residents.

2. Montana's deadliest mining disaster: On November 2, 1917, the Granite Mountain-Speculator Mine disaster occurred in Butte, Montana. A fire broke out underground, killing 168 miners. It remains the worst mining disaster in state history.

3. Montana's first female governor: On November 2, 2004, Montana elected its first female governor, Democrat Judy Martz. She served one term from 2001 to 2005.

4. Montana's first national park: On November 2, 1883, President Chester A. Arthur signed a bill establishing Yellowstone National Park as the first national park in the United States. The park spans three states, including Montana, and is a major tourist attraction.

5. Montana's Indigenous peoples: November is Native American Heritage Month in the United States, and Montana has a rich history of Native American cultures. November 2 is a significant date in the traditional calendar of the Apsáalooke people, also known as the Crow Nation. It is the beginning of Winter Count, a time for storytelling and remembering important events in the tribe's history.
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