July 20, 1993

The Flood of '93 ravaged Missouri and the Midwest from April to October, with the biggest rainfalls coming in July. On this date, the Mississippi River in St. Louis topped 47 feet.


Missouri Flag

August 10, 1821

Missouri became a state. St. Charles was designated as the temporary capitol until a permanent location could be established near the conjunction of the Missouri and Osage Rivers.