Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

What's Up

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

What's Up

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THIS DAY IN 1918

ALTON GIANT BORN

The tallest person in recorded history, Robert Pershing Wadlow, is born. He grew to be 8 feet, 11 inches tall. He lived in Alton until his death July 15, 1940.

EVENTS

BASKETBALL BENEFIT

When * 5:30 p.m. Thursday

Where * Moloney Arena at Maryville University

How much * In lieu of the usual $5 admission fee, voluntary cash donations will be accepted

More info * maryvillesaints.com.

Maryville University and the Department of Athletics will sponsor the third annual "1000 Saints Night," a basketball doubleheader benefitting Kids Rock Cancer. The Saints hope to draw 1,000 fans for their regular season finale against the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The women's game tips off at 5:30 p.m.; the men's contest follows at 7:30 p. …

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