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This day in Aviation dot com

Missourian James H. Howard got separated from his fighter group and, all alone, attacked a German flight of thirty planes. He shot down six. He had earlier recorded six kills while serving with the "Flying Tigers" in Asia. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:23 PM Missouri History


St. Louis Post-Dispatch

On this date in Missouri history, Theodore D. McNeal was elected the first black Senator to serve in our state legislature. more

Nov 7, 2016 10:52 PM Missouri History


Doolittle Raider dot com

In honor of the brave leader of the "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" Centerville (west of Rolla on Route 66) was re-named for the leader of the raid, St. Louis oil executive, Jimmy Doolittle. more

Oct 11, 2016 1:09 AM Missouri History

Kirksville lost a local hero. more

Jul 31, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

St. Louis lost a legendary fireman. more

Jul 8, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History


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