September 22, 1842

James Shields and Abraham Lincoln came to Missouri for a duel. Shields, an Illinois attorney and State Auditor accused Lincoln of writing a newspaper article critical of him. For…


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September 21, 1916

Ewing Marion Kauffman was born in Garden City. He went on to found Marion Laboratories, the Kauffman Foundation, and the Kansas City Royals. He is also the namesake for Kauffman…


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September 20, 1806

William Clark wrote of the "great velocity" of their trip as they grew ever more eager to get home. They made 65 miles this day and found themselves near present day Washington…


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September 19, 1964

The Beatles spent some secret vacation time in the Ozark Mountains near Alton. They arrived in a seven-seater airplane and spent thirty-six hours relaxing, swimming, hiking, horse…


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September 18, 1948

Harry Truman was making remarks to a crowd in Trenton, Missouri, from the rear platform of his train as a part of his whistle-stop campaign tour.


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September 17, 1964

 Charlie O. Finley brought the Beatles to Kansas City on this date. Fewer than half the seats were filled at Municipal Stadium.


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Three Delicious Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these three delicious recipes.


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September 16, 1875

The Golden Rule Merchant, James Cash Penney was born in Nettleton, near present day Hamilton. 


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