October 31, 1891

The University of Missouri football team played the Kansas Jayhawks for the first time beginning one of the oldest football rivalry in the nation. It ended in 2012 when Missouri joined the SEC and Kansas refused to play against Missouri.

September 29, 1953

August 14, 1936

It might have been a good idea to sleep on the porch or in the park. On this day the temperature in Kansas City was 113 degrees.

April 19, 1812

James S. Rollins was born on this day. Many recognize Rollins as the Father of the University of Missouri.

April 17, 1950

For the first time in baseball history an opening day game was played at night when the Cardinals beat the Pirates in St. Louis.

January 24, 1883

Several breweries including Miller and Schlitz were making a beer they called Budweiser.