Photo Credit: Minnesota Historical Society
August 14, 1936: It might have been a good idea to sleep on the porch or in the park. On this day the temperature in Kansas City was 113 degrees.
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.