History

1879
Jan 21

Kansas’ attempt to annex KCMO fails

One of several attempts by Kansas to annex Kansas City, MO failed when the Missouri legislature failed to adopt a corresponding resolution.

1878
Apr 07

Union Depot opens in West Bottoms

1870
Jun 01

Kansas City stockyards are founded

1869
Jul 03

Hannibal Bridge becomes first Missouri River crossing

1850
Jun 01

The Town of Kansas is granted a charter by Jackson County