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5 Fun Facts About March 24 In Missouri History

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1. On March 24, 1865, Confederate General Sterling Price fought his final battle in Missouri, losing to Union troops at the Battle of Marshall. This marked the end of major Confederate military operations in the state during the Civil War.

2. On March 24, 1885, St. Louis, Missouri became the first city in the United States to use serial numbers on its automobile license plates. This move was intended to help police better track stolen vehicles.

3. On March 24, 1955, the first issue of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch was published after the merger of the St. Louis Times and the St. Louis Post. The paper won 19 Pulitzer Prizes in its history, including two in 2015.

4. On March 24, 1983, Dan Quisenberry of the Kansas City Royals set a major league baseball record by recording his 45th save of the season. Quisenberry finished the year with 45 saves, a record that stood until 1990.

5. On March 24, 2020, Missouri Governor Mike Parson issued a statewide stay-at-home order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order was set to expire on April 24, but was later extended until May 3.
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