February 21, 1891

The Second Missouri Division, US Army was formed on this date. Their famous Taney County song, Houn’Dawg, told of a loyal and protective hound.


STATE-TISTICS: October 2019

Here's the quick scoop on Germans in Missouri, by the numbers. (Years are numbers, too!)


April 6, 1917

The U.S. entered World War I on this date.


November 11, 1918

Today in Missouri (and world) history is Armistice Day. World War I ended today. Missouri Life proudly salutes the service of our veterans across the country.


Our History Over There

100 years ago in April, Missourians and other Americans left home to fight in the First World War. Here are their stories.