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

September 14, 1992

John Vincent scaled the Gateway Arch using suction cups. He then BASE jumped from the top.

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.