St. Louis in History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 153 of 153

  • 1965-10-28 Gateway Arch (630' (190m) high) completed in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1965-11-09 1st NY Knick game postponed (black-out) vs St Louis
  • 1966-01-07 Gene Kiniski beats Lou Thesz in St Louis, to become NWA wrestling champion
  • 1966-05-08 Last game at old Busch stadium, St Louis Card lose 10-5 to SF
  • 1966-07-12 37th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 10 at Busch Stad, St Louis
  • 1967-08-12 New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season victory, beat St Louis 23-14
  • 1968-05-11 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games
  • 1968-05-25 Gateway Arch in St Louis dedicated
  • 1969-05-04 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games
  • 1970-01-20 23rd NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 4-1 at St Louis
  • 1971-09-18 19th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 18½-13½ at Old Warson Country Club (St. Louis, Missouri, US)
  • 1972-08-26 NY Cosmos beat St Louis Stars, 2-1 to win NASL championship
  • 1973-07-23 Ozark AL plane knocked out of air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
  • 1973-09-10 NY Jets trade pro footballs leading receiver Don Maynard to St Louis
  • 1973-12-09 St Louis Cardinal Jim Bakken kicks 6 field goals vs Atlanta Falcons
  • 1974-07-29 St Louis Card Lou Brock steals his 700th base
  • 1974-09-13 Phillies set NL record, using 27 players in a game, St Louis uses 24, tying record of 51. Phils win 7-3 in 17
  • 1975-10-25 Denver Nuggets 1st game at McNichols Sports Arena beat St Louis Spirits
  • 1976-05-22 St Louis Cardinal Reggie Smith hits 3 HR

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1977-08-29 St Louis Cardinal Lou Brock eclipses Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893 as Padres win 4-3

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • 1977-11-24 Miami Bob Greise passes for 6 touchdowns vs St Louis (55-14)
  • 1978-04-16 St Louis Card Bob Forsch no-hits Phillies, 5-0
  • 1979-09-23 St Louis legend Lou Brock steals 938th & final base of his career
  • 1980-09-07 Earnest Gray becomes 2nd NY Giant to score 4 TDs (vs St Louis)
  • 1983-09-26 St Louis Card Bob Forsch 2nd no-hitter beats Montreal Expos, 3-0
  • 1984-03-19 KSD-AM in St Louis MO changes call letters to KUSA
  • 1984-06-01 KWK-AM in St Louis MO changes call letters to KGLD
  • 1988-02-09 39th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-5 (OT) at St Louis
  • 1988-02-29 KWK-FM in St Louis Missouri changes call letters to WKBG
  • 1988-12-01 NY Islanders greatest shutout lose (8-0) vs St Louis Blues
  • 1989-02-10 Minor League Football System opens organizational meeting, St Louis
  • 1989-04-03 Mets win 11th consecutive home opener 8-4 over St Louis at Shea Stad
  • 1989-11-02 "Meet Me in St Louis" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 253 performances
  • 1990-06-10 "Meet Me in St Louis" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 253 performances
  • 1990-06-29 A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays & Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues
  • 1990-07-23 Rosie Jones (St Louis), 26, crowned 22nd Miss Black America

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1991-03-19 St Louis Blues Brett Hull is 3rd NHLer to score 80 goals in a season

NHL Legend Brett Hull
NHL Legend
Brett Hull
  • 1991-03-31 St Louis Blues Brett Hull scores his 86th goal
  • 1991-04-16 St Louis Blues becomes 8th NHL team in Play-off to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 7
  • 1991-07-02 Riot at Guns N' Roses concert in St Louis
  • 1992-07-12 Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert
  • 1993-08-14 St Louis reliever Lee Smith is fastest to get 40 saves
  • 1994-02-26 St Louis Blues beat Ottawa Senators 11-1
  • 1995-03-10 Chiel Meijering's "St Louis Blues" premieres in Arnhem
  • 1996-10-14 Braves blow out St Louis, 14-0 in an NLCS game

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1999-12-27 Joe Sakic records his 1,000th career point, an assist against the St. Louis Blues

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic
  • 2001-04-01 20th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Notre Dame beats Purdue 68-66
  • 2001-05-21 NHL Western Conference Final: Colorado Avalanche beat St. Louis Blues, 4 games to 1
  • 2001-12-01 Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA's purchase by American Airlines.
  • 2009-07-14 80th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Busch Stadium, St Louis
  • 2011-10-27 MLB World Series Game 6: St. Louis Cardinal 3B David Freese hits game-tying 2 run triple with 2 outs in the 9th and then hits walk-off home run in the 11th
  • 2012-04-28 Tent collapse in St Louis, Missouri, kills one and injures 110 people

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016-10-09 Second US Presidential debate: Hostile confrontation between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at Washington University, St. Louis

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
Businessman, TV Personality and 45th US President Donald Trump
Businessman, TV Personality and 45th US President
Donald Trump

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 133 of 133

  • 1957-09-21 Ethan Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • 1958-02-12 Ruth Guerri, playmate (July, 1983), born in St Louis, Missouri

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1958-03-14 Danny Meyer, American restaurateur (Shake Shack, Union Square Cafe), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack Danny Meyer
Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack
Danny Meyer
  • 1958-10-17 France ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1958-10-18 Hal Haenel, star sailor (Olympics-8th-1988, 92, 96), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1959-01-22 Linda Blair, actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1960-01-19 Alfrederick Joyner, American triple jumper (Olympic-gold-1984), Eastern St Louis
  • 1960-08-26 Ola Ray, playmate (Jun, 1980)/actress (Thriller), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1962-03-03 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, E St Louis IL, heptathele (Olympic-gold-88, 92)
  • 1963-05-24 Ken Ftach, tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1963-07-11 Al MacInnis, Inverness NS, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, St Louis)
  • 1964-01-10 Krista Tesreau, actress (Tina-OLTL, Silk Stalkings), born in St Louis, Missouri

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1964-08-09 Brett Hull, Canadian-American NHL right wing (St Louis Blues, Dallas Stars), born in Belleville, Ontario

NHL Legend Brett Hull
NHL Legend
Brett Hull
  • 1964-10-02 Sherry Arnett, playmate (Jan, 1986), born in St Louis, Missouri

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1965-02-22 Pat LaFontaine, NHL center (NY Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers), born in St. Louis, Missouri

NHL Star Pat LaFontaine
NHL Star
Pat LaFontaine
  • 1965-03-24 Angela Zuckerman, speed skater (Olympics-1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1966-01-25 Paul Ranheim, NHL left wing (Hartford Whalers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1966-09-13 Igor Kravchuk, Russian NHL defenseman (Team Russia, St Louis), born in Ufa, Russia
  • 1966-09-24 Bernard Gilkey, outfielder (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1967-06-14 Wendy Lian Williams, US diver (Olympic-bronze-88, 92), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1967-09-29 Dave Silvestri, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1969-01-08 Brian Boehringer, pitcher (NY Yankees), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1969-10-06 Robert Person, pitcher (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-02-10 Brendan Eppert, speed skater (Olympics-1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-10-04 Lucy Nusrala, 5k runner, born in St Louis, Missouri

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1971-03-10 Jon Hamm, American actor (Mad Men - Don Draper), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Actor Jon Hamm
Actor
Jon Hamm
  • 1972-01-15 Kimberly Anne Massaro, Miss America (Missouri-5th-1997), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1972-09-19 Amy Frazier, tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1973-02-07 Billy Baumhoff, soccer midfielder/forward (Oly-gold-96), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1974-10-10 Chris Pronger, NHL defenseman (Team Canada Oly-1998, St. Louis)
  • 1975-03-13 Landon Wilson, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1975-06-18 Martin St. Louis, Canadian hockey player
  • 1975-12-19 Kristin Folkl, volleyball outside hitter (alt-Oly-96), born in St Louis, Missouri

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