Photo courtesy of the FEMA Photo Library via Wikicommons
April 28, 1973: The Mississippi, Missouri and other area rivers were out of their banks and covering more than three million acres.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.