An 1885 Italianate Home 


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June 10, 1804

Lewis and Clark spent this day walking the prairies of central Missouri. They wrote of being impressed with the combination of good soil, grass, and an abundance of wild fruit…


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June 9, 1928

30,000 people and 4,000 automobiles were on hand for the dedication of the new Champ Clark Bridge at Louisiana, MO. 


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June 8, 1957

The Missouri Commission on Human Rights was created on this date.


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June 7, 1804


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June 6, 1918

"Casey" Stengel, named for his home town of K.C. stunned jeering baseball fans on this day by bowing to them and ceremoniously tipping his cap. From under the hat a bird flew out.…


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June 5, 1822

On this date Samuel T. Hawken arrived in St. Louis to begin making his famous Hawken's Rifles—the favorite of mountain men and pioneers.


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June 4, 1924

Actor Dennis Weaver was born in Joplin. He appeared in the CBS Western Gunsmoke and starred the NBC police drama McCloud, among other roles.


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