Billings in History

Montana: Missoula

Historical Events

  • 1953-11-09 KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, MT (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958-03-15 KULR TV channel 8 in Billings, MT (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1987-07-27 Salt Lake City Trappers lose 7-5 to Billings Mustangs, ending their professional-record winning streak at 29 consecutive

Famous Birthdays

  • 1942-10-31 Dave McNally, American baseball player, born in Billings, Montana (d. 2002)
  • 1956-09-06 Pam Allen, LPGA golfer (1988 Planters Pat Bradley-12th), born in Billings, Montana
  • 1958-07-31 Wallace Kurth, American actor (Days of Our Lives, General Hospital), born in Billings, Montana
  • 1964-05-06 Mike Grob, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Manitoba-3rd), born in Billings, Montana
  • 1966-05-04 Monica Tranel [Michini], rower (Olympics-96), born in Billings, Montana
  • 1969-02-22 Leslie Spalding, golfer (Montana Women's Amat-90, 91), born in Billings, Montana