The USS is Decommissioned: March 31, 1992

The USS Missouri, aboard which President Harry S. Truman accepted the surrender of Japanese forces on September 2, 1945, was decommissioned on this date in 1992 in preparation for the Iowa-class battleship to become a museum.

James Harvey Howe

Tums Inventor James Harvey Howe is Born: February 9, 1873

James Harvey Howe Sr., the inventor of Tums, was born on this date in 1873.

Time to Sign Up for Race to the Dome

Time to Sign Up for Race to the Dome on October 1 with 2 races to support the Missouri River Relief.

Suicide Prevention in Missouri

The Missouri Institute of Mental Health has launched projects related to suicide prevention.

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February 11, 1941

The first recording of "Sweet Betsy from Pike," the famous ballad which tells of Betsy and her uncle, Ike, westward pioneers from Pike County Missouri, happened on this day.

Events Worth The Drive

Our top picks from around the state.