August 15, 1904

76 year old Geronimo was roping calves at the World’s Fair on this day. He did very well and got a good round of applause from the audience.

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.