1952: Mizzou's panty raids get out of hand; the National Guard is called in.

1952: Mizzou's panty raids get out of hand; the National Guard is called in.

  • 0

On May 19, 1952, more than 2,000 male students at the University of Missouri raided sororities and dorms on the Mizzou, Stephens and Columbia College campuses. As the “panty raid” craze that swept the nation hit home. The female students were training to fight back with fire hoses. The next night, the governor called in the National Guard to ensure safety.

Related to this collection

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Blues News

Breaking News

Cardinals News

Daily 6

National Breaking News

Sports