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Old 04-23-2017, 07:23 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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John Contini 1951-
St.Louis, Missouri
Actor/Writer, Escape From New York

Jere Henshaw (1930-1993)
Kansas City, Missouri
Production manager, Towering Inferno



Indianapolis Star June 23, 1913

BOAT TURNS OVER, FOUR DIE

Kansas City, Mo., June 22---Kenneth Lewis, 22 years old, Loren Welker, 18, and Mary Secrist, all of Kansas City, Kas., and a young woman whose name has not been learned, were thrown into the Missouri River near Parkville, Mo., when a motor boat in which the four were riding was capsized today. They were swept down the stream and it is believed all were drowned. Police from this city recovered the empty boat a few hours after the accident and it was identified as belonging to Lewis. Up to a late hour none of the bodies had been recovered.



Pier collapses in Kansas City in 1935 after people panic during snake exhibit.

1935 - CRASH AT PARK NEAR KANSAS CITY. 60 HURT AS PIER COLLAPSES AT WINNWOOD BEACH; SIDE SHOW SNAKES INTO CROWD. PANIC FOLLOWS, MANY TRAMPLED. VOLUNTEERS WITH ROPES, 'HUMAN CHAINS' USED TO PULL VICTIMS FROM MUD. - GreenerPasture GENEALOGY



1925 explosion in Kansas City theatre caused by gas leak.

1925 - EXPLOSION AND FIRE WRECK KANSAS CITY PLAY HOUSE; NUMBER OF DEAD UNKNOWN. HUNDRED PEOPLE IN THEATER AT TIME OF DISASTER, BUT DEATH LIST CANNOT BE DETERMINED UNTIL SEARCH OF RUINS IS MADE; EXPLOSION BELIEVED DUE TO GAS LEAKAGE. - GreenerPasture



1879 fire at Kansas City candy factory.

1879 - Fatal Loss and Fire. Fire Persons Burned To Death In The Ruins Of A Candy Manufactory. - GreenerPasture GENEALOGY
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Old 04-23-2017, 07:58 AM
 
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Pier collapses in Kansas City in 1935 after people panic during snake exhibit.

1935 - CRASH AT PARK NEAR KANSAS CITY. 60 HURT AS PIER COLLAPSES AT WINNWOOD BEACH; SIDE SHOW SNAKES INTO CROWD. PANIC FOLLOWS, MANY TRAMPLED. VOLUNTEERS WITH ROPES, 'HUMAN CHAINS' USED TO PULL VICTIMS FROM MUD. - GreenerPasture GENEALOGY



Eeeww - scary times in the big city this would have been. Snake scared?
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Old 04-23-2017, 08:24 AM
 
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Crowds can be dangerous. I would only enjoy a crowd if I were a pickpocket.
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Old 04-23-2017, 02:47 PM
 
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Boiler Explosions




New York Times October 18, 1866

BOILER EXPLOSION, 22 PERSONS BURIED IN THE RUINS

St.Louis, Oct 17---A terrible boiler explosion at 10 o'clock this morning, in the turning-shop of J.H. Vonbrock, on Franklin avenue, which totally demolished the shop, also a three story brick building on the east side of the street. twenty two persons are known to have been buried in the ruins. Eight, when taken out, were dead, and twelve were more or less wounded. Two, and perhaps more, still remain in the ruins. The ruins of the buildings immediately took fire, and the firemen and a large force of men are now engaged in extinguishing the flames and removing the rubble. Several of the bodies are so horribly burned that they cannot be recognized. The cause of the explosion was the weakness of the boiler, of which the proprietor is said to have been notified by his engineer some days ago.



Ohio Democrat March 31, 1892

BOILER EXPLOSION AT CHELTENHAM, MISSOURI

Four men were killed, two fatally injured and three slightly injured Monday afternoon by the explosion of a boiler at the Laclede Firebrick Works at Cheltenham. The explosion occurred in the main building of the works. The two boilers were located at the south side of the building and covered by a shed. But one of the boilers exploded. Seven men were at work on the roof of the shed repairing the whistle at the time. The boiler divided in half, and one-half of the boiler was carried clear over the main building and landed on the road on the opposite side of the street. The other half of the boiler was carried 10 or 12 feet. Frank Seger, the fireman, was blown into a creek 30 feet distant from which he was fished out sometime later. The four men who were killed were terribly mangled. The shock was felt for blocks and the report was heard for miles.



Recent boiler explosion

St. Louis boiler explosion: 4th person dies - CNN.com
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Old 04-24-2017, 06:53 AM
 
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MISSOURI PLANE CRASHES


January 27, 1930, Kansas City, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1930/1930-5.htm

August 31, 1934, St.Joseph, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1934/1934-19.htm

December 8, 1934, Columbia, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1934/1934-27.htm

May 6, 1935, Atlanta, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1935/1935-10.htm

August 5, 1936, St.Louis, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1936/1936-23.htm

January 23, 1941, Robertson, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1941/1941-5.htm

August 1, 1943, St.Louis, Missouri

Mayor and 9 others die in glider crash.

September 15, 1945, Kansas City, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1945/1945-43.htm

May 24, 1953, St.Louis, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1953/1953-31.htm

January 20, 1954, Kansas city, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1954/1954-9.htm

March 20, 1955, Springfield, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1955/1955-16.htm

August 4, 1955, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1955/1955-32.htm

May 22, 1962, Unionville, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1962/1962-26.htm

January 29, 1963, Kansas City, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1963/1963-5.htm

July 1, 1965, Kansas city, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1965/1965-34.htm

March 23, 1968, St.Louis, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1968/1968-24.htm

March 27, 1968, St.Louis, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1968/1968-26.htm

June 28, 1968, Vichy, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1968/1968-49.htm

June 23, 1973, St.Louis, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1973/1973-48.htm

July 24, 1976, Huntsville, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1976/1976-46.htm

July 6, 1977, St.Louis, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1977/1977-32.htm

October 5, 1983, Springfield, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1983/1983-48.htm

January 9, 1984, St.Louis, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1984/1984-3.htm

November 22, 1994, Bridgeton, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1994/1994-77.htm

February 16, 1995, Kansas City, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1995/1995-14.htm

December 9, 1999, Branson, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1999/1999-71.htm

October 16, 2000, Hillsboro, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/2000/2000-67.htm

October 14, 2004, Jefferson City, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/2004/2004-44.htm

October 19, 2004, Kirksville, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/2004/2004-47.htm

November 30, 2004, St.Louis, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/2004/2004-55.htm

August 26, 2011, Mosby, Missouri

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/2011/2011-26.htm



Some Missouri Aerial Facts:


World's first aerial stowaway was a St.Louisan in 1928 who hopped on a German blimp.

World's first fatal hijacking took place in Brookfield Missouri on October 28, 1939

World's first in-flight bombing of a jet airliner crashed near Unionville Missouri on May 22, 1962.
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Old 04-25-2017, 06:15 AM
 
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Frank Swann (1912-2004)
St.Louis, Missouri
Actor

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...&GRid=11393385



Hooks Dauss (1889-1963)
Baseball player

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooks_Dauss



Harry Harris (1922-2009)
Kansas City, Missouri
Director, Gunsmoke, The Waltons

James B Carson (1885-1958)
St.Louis, Missouri
Actor, One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing



Salina Journal January 31, 1979

PRISON BLAST KILLS 6 AT BEVERLY MISSOURI

Beverly, Mo., (UPI)-- Six bodies have been recovered in the wreckage of an explosion that rocked a U.S. penitentiary honor farm, authorities said early Wednesday. Six men died and four others were injured in the explosion Tuesday that authorities said probably was caused by an accumulation of natural gas, ignited by a torch being used to repair a truck in the building. Rescue workers using large cranes worked throughout the night in bitter cold and through heavy snow to recover the bodies. The explosion leveled an entire wing of a building that was being used to repair prison trucks. The explosion caused the concrete floor to collapse through the basement, crushing some of the victims.
The dead are:

John Coogan, 51, prison guard
Frank Kenneth Simmons, 34, inmate
Juan O Soto, inmate
Donald F Letellier, 43, inmate
Jerry Coleman, inmate
Cantrell Blair, 28, inmate
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Old 04-25-2017, 07:59 AM
 
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Missouri Funny Laws

Missouri Funny Laws



Chiggers

Chiggers | KRCU


World's Largest Chigger

Stoutsville, MO - Largest Chigger



Hoot Evers (1921-1991)
St.Louis, Missouri
Baseball player

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoot_Evers



Pea Ridge Day (1899-1934)
Center, Missouri
Baseball player/Champion hog-caller
Committed suicide after unsuccessful arm operation.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea_Ridge_Day



Mark Spoelstra (1940-2007)
Kansas City, Missouri
Soundtrack, Electra Glide In Blue
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Old 04-26-2017, 05:16 AM
 
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Traveler's Aid International

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Travel..._International



Arbela Missouri was platted in 1858 and was originally called North Perryville.



Joshua Cotter
Comic creator

Comic creator Joshua Cotter



Robert La Tourneaux (1940-1986)
St.Louis, Missouri
Actor, The Doctors (TV series)


Red Juelich (1916-1970)
St.Louis, Missouri
Baseball player

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...r&GRid=6884061



Some Missourians who appeared on Wagon Train

Frank McGrath (regular)
James Franciscus
Jane Darwell
Edgar Buchanan
Betty Lynn
Jim Davis
Dabbs Greer
Diane Brewster
William Smith
Russell Custer
Frank Sully
Irving Bacon
Shelley Winters
Virginia Mayo
Robert Lowery
Jane Wymann
Agnes Moorehead
Roy Engel
Rand Brooks
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Old 04-26-2017, 06:45 AM
 
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Gomer Pyle appears at Sikeston rodeo in 1965

Jim Nabors at Sikeston Rodeo « Cape Girardeau History and Photos



ChrisAnn Brunsmann 1971-
St.Louis, Missouri
Actress, One Hit From Home


James Plumery 1984
Springfield, Missouri
Camera department, A Matter Of Choice


Lorenzo Dow Immell (1837-1912)
Medal of Honor recipient

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...=gr&GRid=19383




My Favorite Martian 1965

" Go West, Young Martian, Go West " In a two-part episode, Martin invents a time machine and he and Tim are accidentally sent back in time to St.Louis Missouri in the year 1849 and are unable to get back to 1965.


" That Time Machine Is Waking Up That Old Gang Of Mine " A short circuit in Martin's time machine brings Frank and Jesse James into the present.
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Old 04-26-2017, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Alamogordo, NM
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"Crowds can be dangerous. I would only enjoy a crowd if I were a pickpocket." ~ aliasfinn


You're kidding, right?


What do ya got on Moberly, MO, alias? Anything of note? Looking in to a job there - in fact, might already have the job. Nows the time ta dig for dirt on it!
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