Missouri History




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


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

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