Budweiser building in downtown St. Louis Missouri

December 15, 1964

On this date, Anheuser-Busch became the first brewery in history to produce ten million barrels of beer in one year.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.