Montana's Home Front World War II

July 1944 in Montana

July 1 – A fire at a Butte manganese plant caused $3,000 damage. The State Capitol bond was paid off after 46 years. A Wilsall woman received a card mailed by her father in White Sulphur Springs more than 30 years before.

July 4 – Murrill’s Cocktail Lounge in Great Falls had its entire liquor stock seized for allegedly giving a false report of stock on hand.

July 5 – An Augusta bar owner killed a drunk cowboy in self–defense.

July 12 – A Hesper woman murdered her husband and infant son, then set fire to the house and killed herself.

July 13 – Singer Dinah Shore sprained her ankle while vacationing with husband George Montgomery at Lincoln.

July 18 – A primary election was held in Montana.

July 20 – A bomb planted by a German officer exploded in Hitler’s bunker but failed to kill him.

July 31 – Adm. Charles P. Cecil, formerly the captain of the

USS Helena, was killed in a plane crash in the Pacific.

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