March 20, 1944

Spring Training began for the St. Louis Browns. And yes, they did go south for the training—to Cape Girardeau.

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March 19, 1687

The French explorer Robert de La Salle, who expeditioned in Missouri and the Mississippi Valley, was murdered on this date by mutineers.

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March 18, 1925

The “Tri-State Tornado” struck Missouri, Illinois and Indiana. It killed 695 people and injured more than 2,000.

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March 15, 1893

Work was completed on the KATY railroad between St. Charles and New Franklin. Now it is a beautiful bicycle trail all across the state.

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March 14, 1859

The city of Fulton was incorporated on this date in Missouri history.

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March 13, 1942

Opening day at the Home of Throwed Rolls. Lambert’s Café opened on this day in Sikeston.

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March 12, 1849

The Missouri Pacific Railroad was chartered. It was created to "… extend from St. Louis via Jefferson City, to the western boundary of Missouri, and thence to the Pacific……

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Here Are Our Photo Contest Winners

One of the most difficult and rewarding experiences we have at Missouri Life is to pick the winners of our photo contest. Not only does our state have an abundant array of photo…

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March 11, 1980

The floating McDonalds on the St. Louis riverfront opened on this date.

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March 10, 1914

At Newcomer Schoolhouse near Brunswick, MO, seven farmers formed the Newcomers Schoolhouse Farm Club.

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