Treaty of Fontainebleau

On November 13, 1762, Spain gained the Louisiana Territory from France in the Treaty of Fontainebleau. 

Brad Pitt in Springfield

On November 12, 1998 the stars came out at the Campbell 16 Cine in Springfield as Brad Pitt held the debut of his new film, Meet Joe Black, in his hometown.

Cursing Parrot

On November 11, 1930 newspapers were reporting that the new parrot at the St. Louis Zoo was cursing visitors and telling them to go to Hell. He would be removed from display. 

Kansas City Kings

November 10, 1974 is the first game of the NBA Kansas City Kings 

November 9, 1935 is the Birthday of Bob Gibson

November 9, 1935 is the birthday of Hall of Fame Cardinal’s pitcher, Bob Gibson.  

Women’s Bar Association of Kansas City

On November 8, 1917, after the all-male Kansas City Bar Association repeatedly turned her away, Mary Tiera Farrow and 20 other female lawyers formed the Women's Bar Association of Kansas City.

Jefferson Airplane Debuts on KSHE

On November 7, 1967 an icon is born when St. Louis radio station KSHE plays “White Rabbit” by the Jefferson Airplane as the first song, following their format switch to rock ‘n’ roll music.

The Death of Tina Isa

On November 6, 1989, Tina Isa was stabbed to death by her father saying, “Die my daughter, die,” while her mother held her arms.

November 5, 1796 is the Birthday of U.S. Senator Fields

November 5, 1796 is the birthday of U.S. Senator Lewis Fields Linn.  Following a distinguished career several counties and towns across the western U.S. were named for him.

November 4, 1925 is the Birthday of Doris Roberts

On November 4, 1925, Doris Roberts (Doris May Green) was born in St. Louis.  She is best known as Ray Barone’s mother and Frank’s “trophy wife" on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.