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5 Fun Facts About November 7 In Missouri History

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1. Harry S. Truman was born on November 7, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri. Truman would go on to become the 33rd President of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953.

2. On November 7, 1861, the Battle of Belmont took place in southern Missouri during the American Civil War. Union troops, led by Ulysses S. Grant, engaged Confederate forces in a battle that lasted several hours before the Confederates retreated.

3. Missouri became the 24th state in the United States on November 7, 1821. The state was originally part of the Louisiana Territory and was named after the Missouri River.

4. In 1985, a fire broke out at the Brown Shoe Company headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, killing 23 people and injuring 50 others. The fire was the deadliest in St. Louis' history.

5. Frank James, the older brother of notorious outlaw Jesse James, was born on November 7, 1843, in Kearney, Missouri. Unlike his brother, Frank James surrendered to authorities and was eventually pardoned by the governor of Missouri in 1899.
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