Courtesy of the Library of Congress via Wikicommons
February 13, 1866: Jesse James pulled off his first bank robbery at the Clay County Savings Association in Liberty.
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.