Tim O'Neil is a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Anti-communist doctor from St. Louis established jungle hospitals in southeast Asia.
In the days when many children lived in orphanages and hospital wards, do-gooders visited them on Christmas with gifts and warm wishes.
Lemuel Motlow, a nephew of distiller Jack Daniel, is acquitted of killing a railroad conductor during a drunken scuffle in St. Louis.
The city finally banned high-polluting but cheap coal from southern Illinois mines, sparking howls of outrage from miners and coal dealers.
On Nov. 1, 1965, police declared Gaslight Square one of the safest sections of the city, but the public wasn't buying it.
The Cardinals would win 10 more World Series, but the first was in 1926 against the New York Yankees in seven games.
Demonstrators, including actor Paul Robeson, sought to change the American Theater's segregated seating policy for years.
At 1957 church convention, King was not yet undeniably famous, and his speeches didn't make headlines.
A tornado known to history as the Great Cyclone killed 255 people in St. Louis and East St. Louis. Three weeks later, the city hosted a Republican National Convention.