Beloved science fiction author Robert Heinlein, who was born at Butler, Missouri, was named to the Hall of Famous Missourians in our capitol on this date in 2016. He won four Hugo Awards and is best known for “Starship Troopers,” which later became a popular movie. 

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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