March 7, 1861: On this day a brewery supply salesman, Adolphus Busch married Lilly Anheuser whose father owned the Bavarian Brewery and the rest is history.
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.