May 21, 1804

The Lewis and Clark Expedition (the Voyage of Discovery) spent most of the day in St. Charles as the men took their last chance to attend church. Most of them were expected to die…

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May 20, 1951

Today astronaut Tom Akers was born in St. Louis. He grew up in Eminence and graduated from Eminence High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science…

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May 19, 1907

A great day for Kansas City! More than 53,000 people attended the grand opening of the new Electric Park. The Heim Brothers opened the amusement park near their brewery. They had…

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May 18, 1873

A Globe-Democrat article stated that Henry Shaw was so upset by the ways that visitors were treating his flowers and plants that he was considering closing the gates to the…

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May 17, 1867

The Missouri Press Association was organized on this date.

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May 15, 1850

 The Bellefontaine Cemetery was opened in St. Louis. This historic place holds the remains of and monuments to some of the nation's greatest people.

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May 14, 1923

The Globe-Democrat carried a description of a new electronic sound amplifier to be installed at the Muny Opera. The paper said this device brought the sound "all over the house…

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May 13, 1804

"Be Prepared," William Clark wrote in his journal as he and the men made last minute preparations for pushing into the mouth of the Missouri.

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May 12, 1928

Birthday of musician-composer Burt Bacharach from Kansas City. 

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How to Get a Missouri Medical Marijuana Card Online in 10 Minutes

Learn how the nation’s leading cannabis telemedicine platform can help you get a Missouri medical marijuana card in minutes.

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