Photo by Jean-Frédéric via Wikimedia Commons
March 21, 2006: Jack Dorsey—who grew up in St. Louis and went to school at the Missouri University of Science and Technology—started a little telephone network service for dispatching couriers. He called it Twitter.
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.