Dale Carnegie saw his name added to the Hall of Famous Missourians on this date. The honors followed his accomplishments as a renowned motivational speaker, teacher, and author of the book “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” The book sold upward of 50 million copies.

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.

Photo credit: Tim Bommel, Missouri House of Representatives