St. Louis arch in the Flood of '93 in St. Louis

November 2, 1977

A small plane flew through the legs of the Gateway Arch for the seventh time. This was the first one to do so at night.

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.