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1950: Ohio State-Michigan Snow Bowl

The Buckeyes and Wolverines faced off in a matchup that saw high winds and a field covered in snow.

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1936: Great Lakes Exposition Opens

On June 27, 1936, the city of Cleveland unveiled a vibrant exposition that drew millions of visitors to the lakefront during the course of its run.

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1936: The Great Flood

That spring, Marietta was just one of many river towns overtaken by rising waters that covered portions of a dozen states.

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1945: Bogie and Bacall Get Married

Hollywood icons Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall tied the knot at Malabar Farm in Lucas.

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1956: Colo Born at the Columbus Zoo

The first gorilla ever born in captivity arrived three days before Christmas and was a topic of fascination from the moment of her birth.

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Lincoln’s Funeral Train Stops in Cleveland

On April 28, 1865, mourners gathered on the city’s Public Square to pay their final respects to President Abraham Lincoln.

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1932: Van Wert Launches its Peony Festival

In 1932, the city held the first installment of this event, which was revived in the 1950s following a 14-year hiatus and continues today.

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1962: John Glenn Blasts Off

In February 1962, all eyes turned to Ohio as the state celebrated its native son becoming the first American to orbit the Earth.

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1907: Theodore Roosevelt Dedicates the McKinley Memorial

On Sept. 30, the 26th president of the United States traveled to Canton to dedicate the monument paying tribute to his predecessor.

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1923: President Warren G. Harding’s Funeral

On Aug. 10, Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison met in Marion to pay tribute to their fallen friend.

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The Blizzard of 1978

A late-January snowstorm hit the Ohio Valley in a weather event that has been remembered ever since for its ferocity.

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Rutherford B. Hayes Marries Lucy Webb

On Dec. 30, 1852, the future president and first lady were wed in a simple ceremony at the home of the bride’s mother in Cincinnati.

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1936: Ohio State Marching Band Performs First Script Ohio

Band director Eugene Weigel’s vision for a smooth and flowing formation made its debut at Ohio Stadium in October of that year.

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1910: Aviator Glenn Curtiss Makes Historic Flight

After taking off from Euclid Beach on Aug. 31, 1910, the pilot and plane-maker landed at Cedar Point 1 hour and 17 minutes later.

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Memphis Belle Marks Milestone

The celebrated World War II flyer moves closer to being displayed at the National Museum of the United States Air Force near Dayton.

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Visit Canton on a Great Ohio Road Trip

Explore the Pro Football Hall of Fame, The Troll Hole Museum, MAPS Air Museum, McKinley Library & Museum and more.

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Live Well Ohio Nov./Dec. 2020

How to enjoy your favorite holiday foods without going overboard and strategies for coping with socially distancing this time of year.

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Live Well Ohio: May 2022

Try these strategies for getting a better night’s sleep, and learn when it’s time to get screened for hearing loss.

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The Ohio Town Where Every Airstream Camper is Made

The shiny, aluminum travel trailers are one of the world’s most recognizable ways to hit the road. Since 1952, they have been assembled by hand in Jackson Center.

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Live Well Ohio: December 2015

Health pros share how to eat smart at your family feasts this season.

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