Contact Us
History

History - Page 3

2012 olympic medals
GLA/Flickr
[

Montanans in 2012 Summer Olympics

Two outstanding Montanans will be representing the United States in London at the Summer Olympics.

23 year old Nick Mower of Butte will be competing in the Olympic Shooting Competition.  That starts on August 5th

Read More

chris rock
silas216/Flickr
[

Happy White People’s Day

Chris rock strikes again!  I guess the actor/comedian struck again on the 4th of July with this tweet that sent a lot of people over the top;
Happy white peoples Independence Day the slaves weren't free but I'm sure they enjoyed the fireworks

Read More

heatwave
NASA Goddard Photo and Video/Flickr
[

It’s Hot Out There

Man!  It's hot out there!  I almost forgot how glorious summer is in Billings!

It seems like it's getting really hot really early, so I did some research about it.  This year alone, more than 40,000 daily heat records have been broken

Read More

AndyGriffith
fb
[

Rest In Peace, Sheriff

What a sad day.  We lost America's greatest sheriff, single dad, and a lawyer all in one day.

I'll admit it, I watch Matlock, and I like it.  I get a lot of grief for that.

The Andy Griffith Show, that's another thing entirely

Read More

Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
[

This Day in History for June 28 – Stonewall Uprising and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1894 – Labor Day becomes an official US holiday (More info)

1914 – Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife are assassinated, setting off World War I (More info)

Read More

not guilty
duncan/Flickr
[

Roger Clemens Not Guilty

 

Yesterday, a federal jury found Roger Clemens not guilty of Obstruction of Congress.  They brought in 46 witnesses, discarded medical items they say were used by Clemens linked to steroid use, and used thousands of dollars in tax-payer money.  T

Read More

John Moore, Getty Images
John Moore, Getty Images
[

Aerialist Nik Wallenda Becomes First Man to Tight Rope Walk Across Niagra Falls

Starting at 10:10 pm on Friday and finishing approximately 25 minutes later, 33-year-old Nik Wallenda completed a death-defying stunt that left everyone in attendance in awe. The daredevil aerialist balanced his way across Niagra Falls on a tight rope, becoming the first man to perform this feat.

Read More

gas sign
AgentAkit/flckr
[

Gas Prices Steadily Dropping

Gas prices seem to be going down a bit every week.  Now is a great time to get in the car for a Montana Stay-cation!

When I was young, my parents used to take us on Montana History drives.  It sounds kind of boring, however, it was a lot of fun

Read More

Thinkstock
Thinkstock
[

What’s the Real Story Behind the History of Mother’s Day?

There seems to be a holiday for every member of the family these days, but none is probably more important than Mother’s Day.

What daughter or son would dare forget the woman who gave birth to them? With that in mind, here are a few historical tidbits about the origins of Mother’s Day.

Read More

Beth Gwinn / Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
Beth Gwinn / Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
[

Tim McGraw – Then and Now

You can still recognize Tim McGraw by his eyes and mustache, but much of the rest of his face is quite different in 2012. The singer is in much better shape than he was in this picture from 1993, for starters. There is something else that is different, and we can’t quite place it…

Read More

Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
[

This Day in History for December 16 – Boston Tea Party Occurs and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1773 – In Boston Harbor, a group of Massachusetts colonists dump 342 chests of tea into the harbor in what would come to be known as the Boston Tea Party (More info)

1920 – The Haiyuan earthquake, magnitude 8.5, rocks the Gansu province in China and kills an estimated 200,000 (More info)

Read More

Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures
[

This Day in History for December 14 – ‘Saturday Night Fever’ Premieres and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1799 – President George Washington dies at the age of 67 (More info)

1903 – The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (More info)

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://catcountry1029.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Cat Country Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Cat Country Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.