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March 4, 1933: All of the banks in Missouri were closed on this day. Two days later the President would order all the nation’s banks closed.
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.