1816-By an act of the Territorial Legislature, the area between the Missouri River and the Marias des Cygnes River is made a part of Howard County.
1880-M.S. Cowles & Company take arrival of a fine, new safe but the combination was lost during travel.
1885-A special social hop is held at the W. J. Bard mansion near Vinton. A fantastic supper is served at midnight.
1885-Butler night watchman, John Dickerson, arrests Charles Simmons, who was full of “bug juice” and waves a large pruning knife at the officer. Fined $59.19.
1906-L.S. Radford completes a large addition to his Ohio Street livery barn, making it the biggest in the county. (Corner Hardware location)
1924-The legendary, world renowned Blind Boone & Company appears in the Hume High School auditorium.
1949-Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Oberwether return to Butler from Washington D. C. where they attended the inauguration of President Harry S. Truman.