November 8

1889 On November 8, 1889, our neighbor to the north, Montana, became the 41st state. Happy Birthday, Montana! Montana, like Wyoming, has an online Place Name Directory.

1905 An article about the beginning of the sugar beet industry in Wyoming was published in the Laramie Boomerang on November 8, 1905. Today sugar beets are grown in the Big Horn Basin and Goshen Hole.