Sarah Buckner illustration

Sarah Buckner is Freed From Jail: February 5, 1857

This date in Missouri history in 1857 was the scheduled execution date for a Mrs. Sarah Buckner, who, along with her daughter, was accused and…


Charles Lindbergh, St. Louis, Spirit of St. Louis

Charles Lindbergh is Born: February 4, 1902

Birthday of St. Louis resident (as an adult), Charles Lindbergh who flew the Spirit of St. Louis.


St. Louis Rams

St. Louis Plays in Super Bowl XXXVI: February 3, 2002

The Patriots faced the "Greatest Show on Turf" Rams led by Kurt Warner, who had a high-powered offense in Super Bowl XXXVI on this date in 2002.


Find Perfect Pairings on the Hermann Wine Trail

The Farmers’ Table Wine Trail pairs local female farmers with six Hermann wineries, and that’s just the start. Plan your calendar around all the…


Interior of the Basilica located in Downtown St. Louis

Missouri’s Sacred Sites

As long as humans have inhabited Missouri, they have held certain places sacred. These unique spaces draw people to them for numerous reasons—some…


Pomme de Terre State Park

Pomme de Terre State Park has a lake that offers swimming, skiing, boating, and fishing. Northern muskies have been stocked in the lake and some real…


Red Schoendienst, St. Louis Cardinals

Red Schoendienst is Born: February 2, 1923:

Red Schoendienst, whose full name is Albert Fred Schoendienst, was born on this date in 1923 in Germantown, Illinois. Red made his name playing for a…


Frozen Mississippi River at St. Louis, Eads Bridge, historical

Arctic Temperatures Bring Hard Times to St. Louis: February 1, 1899

Extreme cold temperatures were gripping St. Louis on this date in 1899, so much so that a report in the Kansas City Journal claimed five St. Louisans…


A Free Magical Valentine Concert

A renowned guest music director will present an evening of masterpieces by Bach, Boccerini, Debussy, Schubert, and Vivaldi. The highlight will be…


Bob Ford, The Dirty Little Coward

Bob Ford was the man who killed Jesse James, who is considered one of America’s most famous bandits. The killing of Jesse James was considered a…