Explore Missouri Life’s inaugural year, 1973.

Ten years ago, Missouri Life took a look back to what was happening in 1973 across our state, in the nation, and around the world. Take a trip back in time and remember when these things were happening as Missouri Life wrote about them in 2013.

April 8, 1969

On this date in Missouri sports history, the Kansas City Royals play their first game ever, beating the Minnesota Twins 4-3 in 12 innings.