‘Freedom’s Heroes’ Monument Unveiled
In May 1892, family and friends of Ohio abolitionist and minister John Rankin and his wife, Jean, paid tribute to the couple who helped more than 2,000 people find freedom.
A. Roy Knabenshue’s Toledo No. 1 Takes Flight
On June 30, 1905, the Ohio-born aeronaut took to the skies over Toledo to demonstrate the capabilities of his airship. READ MORE >>
Judy Garland Visits Columbus
In March 1938, actress and singer Judy Garland appeared and performed in our capital city as part of a tour promoting her new film. READ MORE >>
Ohio’s First Canine Kidney Transplant
In 1986, the Ohio State University Veterinary Hospital in Columbus performed the procedure to save the life of an 18-month-old dog named Oden. READ MORE >>