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Courtesy of St. Joseph Missouri

Birthday of William B. Waddell of Lexington, MO. He was a co-founder of the Pony Express. Read more about him in Tales From Missouri and the Heartland. more

Oct 17, 2017 1:16 PM Missouri History

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Courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

The early steamboat, Diana belonging to the American Fur Company sank above Rocheport with her entire load of furs. more

Oct 10, 2017 10:54 AM Missouri History

The first Overland Mail from California reached St. Louis. It was carried to the route terminus at Tipton, MO and put on a train for St. Louis. The trip took almost 25 days more

Oct 9, 2017 8:58 AM Missouri History

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The Medical School at St. Louis University was established on this date. more

Oct 5, 2017 12:42 PM Missouri History

Missouri began taxing cigarettes at a rate of 2 cents per pack on this date. more

Oct 4, 2017 11:10 AM Missouri History

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October 24, 2017

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October 25, 2017

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October 28, 2017

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