January 20, 1935 is the Birthday of “Stormin’ Norman” Stewart

January 20, 1935, is the birthday of pro basketball player and Mizzou coach “Stormin’ Norman” Stewart from near Shelbyville.  

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.

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