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This Day in Missouri History

The Raid of Osceola

Wikipedia

One of the most famous raids in the border war, the one in Osceola, took place on this day in Missouri history. more

Sep 23, 2016 5:00 AM Missouri History

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Wikipedia

A fatal duel between Abraham Lincoln, savior of the Union, and a rival named James Shields was narrowly averted on this day in Missouri History. more

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM Missouri History

rattlesnake

Tigerhawkvok

A bizarre rattlesnake was killed in Jefferson County on this day in Missouri history. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:11 PM Missouri History

Stephens College in Columbia was founded on this day. more

Aug 24, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

Chester Bridge

Courtesy Kbh3rd via Wikipedia

The big bridge across the Mississippi at Chester was completed on this day. more

Aug 23, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

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Pictoral and Biographical Publishing Company

Chariot's courthouse burned down for the third time on this date. more

Aug 22, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

The first birth and the first death occurred on the World’s Fair Grounds on this day. more

Aug 20, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

Richard Parks Bland

Mathew Brady and Levin C. Handy

"The Great Commoner" was born on this date. more

Aug 19, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

Lewis of "Lewis and Clark" was born on this date. more

Aug 18, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

The founder of Sedalia, MO was born on this date. more

Aug 17, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

Bacon

Jonathunder, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

On this date, bacon in Springfield was selling for a record high. more

Aug 16, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

The man who established the first stage line west of the Mississippi was born on this date. more

Aug 15, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

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Photo Credit: Minnesota Historical Society

It might have been a good idea to sleep on the porch or in the park with record breaking heat. more

Aug 14, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

On this date the “Mother of Kansas City” was born more

Aug 13, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

Country music legend Porter Wagoner was born in West Plains on this day. more

Aug 12, 2016 11:17 AM Missouri History

The popular steamboat, Kate Howard, sank in “The Osage Chute” at the mouth of the Osage River. more

Aug 11, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

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Courtesy of State Farm via Flickr Creative Commons.

Missouri was hit by a meteorite. more

Aug 10, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

A St. Louis resident who helped thousands of black women to earn financial security was born on this day. more

Aug 9, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

The oldest continuously held fair started on this date. more

Aug 8, 2016 2:50 PM Missouri History

Happy birthday, William Greenleaf Eliot! more

Aug 5, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

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July 22, 2017

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July 23, 2017

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July 24, 2017

Tuesday

July 25, 2017

Thursday

July 27, 2017

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July 28, 2017

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