September 1944 in Montana

September 3 – The Dillon rodeo began.

September 4 – Labor Day (which was not widely celebrated due to the war).

September 5 – The schoolhouse in Richey was damaged by hail, forcing classes to be held in the jail.

September 11 – Joseph T. McGeever, former Bobcat football star, was killed in action in France at age 26.

September 14 – Six hundred state firemen met in Polson.

September 20 – The William Clark Chalet in Butte, built in 1885 as the copper king’s summer home, was destroyed by an electrical fire.

September 22 – One airman died when his light plane crashed on Mt. Wright, near what would become the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

September 23 – Fire destroyed several historic buildings in Zortman.

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