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Joseph SmithMar 24, 1832

Bobby JonesJul 10, 1926

John DillingerJun 10, 1933

Byron NelsonJul 15, 1945

Ray FloydAug 17, 1969

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Ohio - Historical Events
Date Event
1669-07-06

LaSalle leaves Montreal to explore Ohio River

1749-05-19

George II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley

1749-11-02

English Ohio Trade Company forms first trading post

1772-06-09

1st Protestant church west of Penn (in Ohio) holds communion

1774-05-20

Britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio

1782-03-08

Gnadenhutten Massacre - Ohio militia kills 90 indians

1788-04-07

1st settlement in Ohio, at Marietta

1790-05-26

Territory South of River Ohio created by Congress

1791-01-02

Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War.

1794-06-30

Battle of Fort Recovery, Ohio

1794-08-20

Gen Mad Anthony Wayne defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers Ohio

1796-07-22

Cleveland, Ohio, founded by Gen Moses Cleveland

1802-11-01

Delegates meet at Chillicothe, Ohio, to form a state constitutional convention.

1803-02-19

Congress accepts Ohio's constitution, statehood not ratified till 1953

1803-03-01

Ohio becomes 17th state

1804-01-05

Ohio legislature passes 1st laws restricting free blacks movement

1804-02-18

1st US land-grant college, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, chartered

1804-03-28

Ohio passed law restricting movement of Blacks, 1804

1808-06-01

1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio

1811-10-29

1st Ohio River steamboat leaves Pittsburgh for New Orleans

1823-07-01

9th US Postmaster General: John McLean of Ohio takes office

1827-02-28

1st commercial railroad in US, Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) chartered

1828-07-04

Construction begins on B & O (Baltimore-Ohio) 1st US passenger RR

1829-03-16

Ohio authorizes high school night classes

1830-01-21

Portsmouth (Ohio) blacks forcibly deported

1832-03-24

Mormon Joseph Smith beaten, tarred & feathered in Ohio

1833-07-23

Cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio.

1836-03-27

1st Mormon temple dedicated (Kirtland, Ohio)

1837-06-13

1st Mormon missionaries to British Isles leave Kirtland, Ohio

1837-09-06

Oberlin Collegiate Institute of Ohio goes co-ed (4 women, 30 men)

1839-08-08

Beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio.

1842-03-17

Indians land in Ohio, a 12 square mile area in Upper Sandusky

1843-06-01

It snows in Buffalo & Rochester NY & Cleveland Ohio

1848-12-26

The Phi Delta Theta fraternity is founded at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

1850-06-17

Paddle-wheeler "G P Griffith" burns off Mentor Ohio (206 die)

1852-03-29

Ohio makes it illegal for children under 18 & women to work more than 10 hours a day

1853-10-06

4th National Women's Rights Convention opens in Cleveland Ohio

1856-02-19

Tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier, Ohio

1856-08-20

Wilberforce University forms in Ohio

1863-07-11

Battle at Green River, Ky (Morgan's Ohio Raid)

1863-07-13

Rebellion at Morgan's, Ohio [->JUL 26]

1863-07-19

Battle of Buffington's Island (St George Creek), Ohio

1863-09-01

6th Ohio Cavalry ambush at Barbees Crossroads Virginia

1865-05-05

1st US train robbery (North Bend Ohio)

1867-06-25

1st barbed wire patented by Lucien B Smith of Ohio

1868-05-31

1st Memorial Day parade held in Ironton, Ohio

1869-12-28

William Finley Semple of Mount Vernon, Ohio, patents chewing gum

1872-02-22

1st national convention of Prohibition Party (Columbus Ohio)

1873-09-17

19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University

1876-12-29

11 passenger cars crash in a ravine near Ashtabula Ohio, 92 die

1878-02-22

Greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo Ohio)

1879-11-04

James Ritty patents first cash register, to combat stealing by bartenders in his Dayton, Ohio saloon

1884-07-27

The East Cleveland Street Railway Company begins the first U.S. commercial electric streetcar line in Cleveland, Ohio, on the Bentley-Knight system

1892-07-10

1st concrete-paved street built (Bellefountaine, Ohio)

1894-03-25

Coxey's Army of the unemployed sets out from Massillon, Ohio, for Washington DC

1894-04-20

136,000 mine workers strike in Ohio for pay increase

1894-10-17

Ohio national guard kills 3 lynchers while rescuing a black man

1895-02-26

Michael Owens of Toledo, Ohio patents a glass-blowing machine

1895-10-08

Ohio Valley Improvement Association forms

1899-02-10

-39°F (-39°C), Milligan, Ohio (state lowest record temperature)

1903-05-17

Cleve Indians beat NY Highlanders 9-2 in Columbus Ohio

1903-08-16

Tigers play a home game in Toledo Ohio, Yanks win 12-8

1904-09-29

1st monument honoring Spanish American War erected (Monroeville Ohio)

1906-03-17

The Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity is founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

1908-03-04

Collingwood Ohio, US primary school catches fire (180 killed)

1909-02-09

1st forestry school is incorporated at Kent, Ohio

1910-11-07

The first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) is undertaken by the Wright Brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse.

1913-03-21

-26] Flood in Ohio, kills 400

1913-03-26

Dayton, Ohio almost destroyed when Scioto, Miami, & Muskingum River reach flood stage simultaneously

1915-11-02

First US election by proportional representation, Ashtabula, Ohio

1915-12-27

US Iron and Steel workers begin a 3-week strike in Ohio for a eight-hour-day; they are successful as the US needs steel for armaments

1920-08-13

24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio

1920-09-17

National Football League organizes in Canton Ohio 12 teams pay $100 each to join American Prof Football Association

1921-08-03

1st aerial cropdusting (Troy Ohio to kill caterpillars)

1923-02-02

Ethyl gasoline 1st marketed, Dayton, Ohio

1923-07-11

Harry Frazee, sells Red Sox to Ohio businessmen for $1M

1923-09-07

Mary Katherine Campbell (Ohio), 16, crowned 2nd Miss America 1922-23

1924-06-28

Tornado strikes Sandusky Ohio & Lorain Ohio, killing 93

1925-09-03

Dirigible "Shenandoah" crashed near Caldwell Ohio, 13 die

1926-07-10

30th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 293 at Scioto CC in Ohio

1927-04-03

Interstate Commerce Comm transfers Ohio to Eastern time zone

1929-05-09

WJW-AM in Cleveland Ohio begins radio transmissions

1929-05-15

Fire in X-ray film stock kills 125 at Crile Clinic (Cleveland, Ohio)

1930-04-21

Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322

1931-03-26

Leo Bentley bowls 3 consecutive perfect games in Lorain, Ohio

1931-06-27

3rd Ryder Cup: US wins, 9-3 at Scioto Country Club (Columbus, Ohio, US)

1931-07-06

35th US Golf Open: Billy Burke shoots a 292 at Inverness Club Ohio

1932-01-01

Jacob Cocey Sr chosen as mayor of Massillon Ohio

1933-06-10

John Dillinger robs his first bank, in New Carlisle, Ohio. He takes $10, 600

1933-10-12

John Dillinger escapes from jail in Allen County, Ohio

1934-04-12

The US Auto-Lite Strike begins, culminating in a five-day melee between Ohio National Guard troops and 6,000 strikers and picketers.

1934-05-23

The Auto-Lite Strike culminates in the "Battle of Toledo", a five-day melée between 1,300 troops of the Ohio National Guard and 6,000 picketers.

1934-07-21

113°F (45°C), near Gallipolis, Ohio (state record)

1934-08-19

The first All-American Soap Box Derby is held in Dayton, Ohio.

1934-10-22

In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

1936-01-15

1st all-glass windowless structure in US completed, Toledo, Ohio

1937-01-01

US Army Air Corps physiological research laboratory completed, Ohio

1940-06-05

A synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron, Ohio by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

1941-03-24

LIU beats Ohio U 56-42 for NIT basketball championship

1944-10-20

Liquid-gas tanks in Cleveland, Ohio explode, 135 die, 3,600 homeless

1944-12-02

10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB)

1945-07-15

27th PGA Championship: Byron Nelson at Morraine CC Dayton Ohio

1947-05-11

BF Goodrich announced the development of tubeless tire (Akron Ohio)

1949-07-10

1st practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Ohio

1950-06-27

32nd PGA Championship: Chandler Harper at Scioto CC Columbus Ohio

1950-09-11

33 die in a train crash in Coshocton Ohio

1950-12-12

16th Heisman Trophy Award: Vic Janowicz, Ohio State (HB)

1952-05-28

Memphis Kiddie Park opens in Brooklyn, Ohio. The park's Little Dipper roller coaster would become the oldest operating steel roller coaster in North America.

1953-01-03

Frances Bolton and her son, Oliver from Ohio, become the first mother and son to serve simultaneously in the U.S. Congress.

1953-03-27

21 die in a train crash in Conneaut, Ohio

1955-12-08

21st Heisman Trophy Award: Howard Cassady, Ohio State (HB)

1956-12-22

Colo is born, the first gorilla to be bred in captivity at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Columbus Ohio

1957-07-21

39th PGA Championship: Lionel Hebert at Miami Valley GC Dayton Ohio

1957-11-02

1st titanium mill opened, Toronto Ohio

1957-12-12

Willem J Kolff and his team at Ohio's Cleveland Clinic removed the heart from a dog and replaced it with a pneumatic pump which kept the dog alive for 90 minutes, proving the viability of the artificial heart

1960-03-19

22nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Ohio State beats California 75-55

1961-03-25

23rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Cin beats Ohio State 70-65 (OT)

1961-04-27

NFL officially recognizes Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio

1962-03-24

24th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Cin beats Ohio State 71-59

1962-12-31

Ohio ends suit against Reds when they agree to stay in Cin for 10 yrs

1963-09-07

Pro Football Hall of Fame dedicated in Canton Ohio

1964-03-30

Astronaut John Glenn withdraws from Ohio senate race

1964-07-19

46th PGA Championship: Bobby Nichols shoots a 271 at Columbus CC Ohio

1965-06-19

KYW-AM in Cleveland Ohio returns call letters to Philadelphia

1966-07-12

10.51" (26.70 cm) of rainfall, Sandusky Ohio (state record)

1967-06-12

Race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested)

1967-11-07

Carl B Stokes elected first black mayor of a major US city - Cleveland, Ohio

1968-04-26

Students seize administration building at Ohio State

1968-06-15

"Yummy Yummy Yummy" by Ohio Express hits #4

1968-06-17

Ohio Express' "Yummy Yummy Yummy" goes gold

1969-07-04

The Ohio Fireworks Derecho kills 18 Ohioans and destroys over 100 boats on Lake Erie.

1969-08-17

51st PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 276 at NCR GC Dayton Ohio

1970-05-04

National Guard kills 4 at Kent State in Ohio

1970-05-21

National Guard mobilizes to quell disturbances at Ohio State U

1971-01-04

Ohio agrees to pay $675,000 to relatives of Kent State victims

1971-06-30

Ohio becomes 38th state to approve of lower voting age to 18, thus ratifying 26th amendment

1971-09-11

Laurel Lea Schaefer (Ohio), 22, crowned 44th Miss America 1972

1972-01-25

7' Ohio State center Luke Witte is stomped in face during a brawl in a game with Minnesota

1973-05-26

Funky Worm by Ohio Players hits #15

1973-09-15

Ohio State's Archie Griffith begins record 31 cons 100 yd rushing

1973-12-28

Akron Ohio's Chamber of Commerce terminates itself from Soap Box Derby

1974-06-26

The Universal Product Code is scanned for the first time to sell a package of Wrigley's chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio

1974-12-27

40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB)

1975-12-06

41st Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB)

1976-01-31

"Love Rollercoaster" by Ohio Players hits #1

1976-03-04

John Pezzin bowls 33 consecutive strikes at Toledo, Ohio

1976-03-29

8 Ohio National Guardsmen indicted for shooting 4 Kent State students

1977-09-10

Susan Perkins (Ohio), crowned 50th Miss America 1978

1978-12-16

Cleveland, Ohio becomes the first post-Depression era city to default on its loans, owing $14,000,000 to local banks.

1978-12-30

Ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach

1979-06-22

Pro Football Researchers Association forms (Canton Ohio)

1981-05-21

Kim Seelbrede, (Ohio), crowned 30th Miss USA

1982-11-01

Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there.

1982-12-03

77°F highest December temperature ever recorded in Cleveland, Ohio

1983-09-23

Heavyweight Gerrie Coetzee KOs Michael Dokes in Ohio

1985-05-31

Tornados in Penn, Ohio, NY & Canada kill 88 & injured more than 1,000

1985-05-31

1985 United States-Canadian tornado outbreak: Forty-one tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario, leaving 76 dead.

1985-06-11

WJW-AM/TV in Cleveland Ohio change call letters to WRMR

1987-08-18

Ohio nurse Donald Harvey sentence to triple life (poisoned 24)

1987-09-27

27th Ryder Cup: Europe beats US, 15-13 at Muirfield Village GC (Ohio)

1989-10-30

Smith Dairy at Orrville Ohio, makes largest milk shake (1,575.2 gal)

1992-05-03

Ohio Glory wins 1st WLAF game (after 6 loses), beat Frankfurt 20-17

1993-04-11

450 prisoners rioted at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, and continued to do so for ten days, citing grievances related to prison conditions, as well as the forced vaccination of Nation of Islam prisoners (for tuberculosis) against their religious beliefs. It was Easter Sunday.

1994-01-07

United Express commuter plane crashes in Ohio, killing 5

1994-01-19

-20°F (-29°C) (5:32 AM) coldest day ever recorded in Cleveland Ohio

1995-09-01

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland Ohio

1995-09-11

Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day"

1995-12-09

61st Heisman Trophy Award: Eddie George, Ohio State (RB)

1997-06-17

NHL announces it will add Nashville in 1998, Atlanta in 1999 & Minneapolis-St Paul & Columbus, Ohio in 2000

2005-10-15

Riot in Toledo, Ohio breaks out during a National Socialist/Neo-Nazi protest; over 100 are arrested.

2012-06-30

Mid-Atlantic storms in the United States kill 13 and leave millions without power in Ohio, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

2016-02-28

Ohio pastor shot dead at church, and his brother has been arrested

2016-04-23

Eight family members killed in Ohio gun rampage

2016-04-25

Officials in Ohio Link Marijuana Operations to Deaths of 8 Family Members

2016-05-31

Outrage mounts over gorilla killing in boy's rescue at Ohio zoo

2016-05-31

Ohio zoo defends shooting of gorilla after boy fell in enclosure

2016-11-27

No. 2 Ohio State Defeats No. 3 Michigan in Overtime Thriller

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Ohio - Notable Birthdays

Ulysses S. GrantApr 27, 1822

Rutherford B. HayesOct 4, 1822

James A GarfieldNov 19, 1831

Benjamin HarrisonAug 20, 1833

George Armstrong CusterDec 5, 1839

Ambrose BierceJun 24, 1842

William McKinleyJan 29, 1843

Thomas Alva EdisonFeb 11, 1847

Annie OakleyAug 13, 1860

Warren G. HardingNov 2, 1865

Harvey FirestoneDec 20, 1868

John HeismanOct 23, 1869

Paul Laurence DunbarJun 27, 1872

John D. Rockefeller JrJan 29, 1874

James J. JeffriesApr 15, 1875

Clark GableFeb 1, 1901

Margaret HamiltonDec 9, 1902

Denny ShuteOct 25, 1904

Burgess MeredithNov 16, 1907

Paul BrownSep 7, 1908

Kenneth PatchenDec 13, 1911

Phyllis DillerJul 17, 1917

Vera-EllenFeb 16, 1921

Don ShulaJan 4, 1930

George SteinbrennerJul 4, 1930

Neil ArmstrongAug 5, 1930

Tony TrabertAug 16, 1930

Chuck NollJan 5, 1932

Gloria SteinemMar 25, 1934

Charles MansonNov 12, 1934

Jack NicklausJan 21, 1940

Jerry LucasMar 30, 1940

Pete RoseApr 14, 1941

Nate ThurmondJul 25, 1941

R. L. StineOct 8, 1943

Mike SchmidtSep 27, 1949

Drew CareyMay 23, 1958

Roger ClemensAug 4, 1962

Paul O'NeillFeb 25, 1963

Sarah Jessica ParkerMar 25, 1965

David JusticeApr 14, 1966

Luke PerryOct 11, 1966

Anne HecheMay 25, 1969

Carmen ElectraApr 20, 1972

Katie HolmesDec 18, 1978

Ohio - Birthdays
Date Event
1738-03-11

Benjamin Tupper, Continental Army officer, and pioneer to the Ohio Country (d. 1792)

1775-07-25

Anna Symmes Harrison, Ohio, 9th 1st lady (1841)

1805-02-21

David Tod, US diplomat/(Gov-R-Ohio, 1861-63)

1808-02-26

Nathan Kelley, American architect, active mainly in Ohio, (d.1871)

1814-12-19

Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, Ohio, US Secretary of War (1861-65)

1822-04-27

Ulysses S. Grant, Ohio (R), 18th US president (1869-77) and Union general

1822-10-04

Rutherford B. Hayes, Delaware Ohio, (R) 19th US president (1877-81)

1827-05-21

William P. Sprague, American politician from Ohio (d. 1899)

1831-11-19

James A Garfield, Ohio, gen/(R) 20th Pres (March 4-Sept 19, 1881)

1833-08-20

Benjamin Harrison, North Bend Ohio, (R) 23rd Pres (1889-1893)

1834-9-16

Asa S. Bushnell, Governor of Ohio and Staff

1835-11-17

Andrew L. Harris, governor of Ohio (d. 1915)

1838-09-23

Victoria Woodhull, Ohio US, feminist/reformer - first woman to be nominated for US presidency

1839-12-05

George Armstrong Custer, New Rumley, Ohio, Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1876)

1842-06-24

Ambrose Bierce, Meigs County, Ohio, American writer and satirist (Devil's Dictionary, Nuggets & Dust)

1842-08-14

George K. Nash, Governor Nash of Ohio

1843-01-29

William McKinley, Niles Ohio, 25th US President (1897-1901), (d. 1901)

1847-02-11

Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)

1848-03-25

William Keith Brooks, Cleveland Ohio, American marine zoologist (anatomy and embryology of marine animals)

1857-05-19

John Jacob Abel, Cleveland Ohio, American Pharmacologist (endocrine glands)

1860-01-02

William C Mills, museum curator (excavated Ohio Indian mounds)

1860-08-13

Annie Oakley [Phoebe Ann Moses], North Star Ohio, sharp shooter (Buffalo Bill's Wild West), (d. 1926)

1862-07-26

George B. Cortelyou, William McKinley at Canton, Ohio

1864-11-11

George Washington Crile, Chili Ohio, American Surgeon who conducted the first direct blood transfusion and studied the effects of surgical shock

1865-11-02

Warren Gamaliel Harding, Ohio, (R) 29th pres (1921-23)

1865-11-02

Warren G. Harding, Blooming Grove Ohio, American President (1921-1923)

1867-03-29

Cy Young [Denton True Young], Gilmore Ohio, American baseball pitcher (most wins in MLB history)

1867-03-29

Cy [Denton True] Young, Gilmore Ohio, baseball pitcher (511 wins, 1890-1911). Died 1955

1867-08-22

Charles Francis Jenkins, Dayton Ohio, American Inventor (altimeter, automobile self-starter, and early television pioneer)

1867-09-07

Evan Williams, Mineral Ridge Ohio, oratorio tenor

1868-12-20

Harvey Firestone, Columbia, Ohio, Industrialist, where the rubber meets the road, (d. 1938)

1869-10-23

John Heisman, Cleveland Ohio, American pioneering football coach/trophy namesake

1872-06-27

Paul Laurence Dunbar, Dayton Ohio, poet/novelist (Oak & Ivory)

1874-01-29

John D. Rockefeller Jr, Cleveland Ohio, American financier and philanthropist

1875-04-15

James J. Jeffries, Carroll Ohio, American heavyweight boxer

1876-08-29

Charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)

1876-09-13

Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio, author/publisher (Winesburg)

1878-01-29

Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil

1879-02-03

Charles Follis, 1st black NFLer (Shelby, Ohio)

1880-10-22

Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)

1881-04-04

Charles Funk, Ohio, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls)

1884-11-20

Norman Thomas, Marion Ohio, socialist (Pres Candidate 1928-48)

1885-09-06

Otto Kruger, Toledo Ohio, actor (Lux Video Theater, High Noon)

1887-06-23

John Finley Williamson, Canton Ohio, conductor (Westminster Choir)

1889-01-02

Walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo)

1889-09-08

Robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act)

1892-04-06

Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)

1892-05-01

Howard Barlow, Plain City Ohio, conductor (Voice of Firestone)

1892-07-28

Joe E Brown, Holgate Ohio, comedian (Buck Circus Hour)

1894-12-08

James (Grover) Thurber, Columbus Ohio, humorist (Men, Women & Dogs)

1895-06-05

William Boyd, Ohio, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy)

1896-01-17

Harry Reser, Ohio, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show)

1896-12-27

Louis Bromfield, Mansfield Ohio, writer (Early Autumn, Pulitzer-1926)

1898-03-08

Louise Beavers, Cin Ohio, actress (Beulah-Beulah, Made for each other)

1898-05-31

Norman Vincent Peale, Ohio, clergyman (Power of Positive Thinking)

1900-01-23

Ralph Graves, Cleve Ohio, actor (Dirigible, Flight, Dream Street)

1900-02-02

Asa Smith Bushnell Jr, Springfield Ohio, Sec of US Olympics (1945-65)

1900-04-26

Charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale)

1901-02-01

Clark Gable, Cadiz Ohio, American actor (Gone With the Wind)

1901-10-04

[Robert] Carroll Nye, Akron Ohio, actor (Gone with the Wind)

1902-12-09

Margaret Hamilton, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz)

1903-10-12

Grayson Kirk, Jeffersonville Ohio, educator

1903-11-07

Dean Jagger, Lima Ohio, actor (Albert Vane-Mr Novak, Elmer Gantry)

1903-11-25

William Dehart Hubbard, Cin Ohio, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1924)

1904-09-19

Bergen Evans, Ohio, English professor ($64,000 Question)

1904-10-25

[Herman] Denny Shute, Cleveland Ohio, American golfer and three-time major champion

1905-02-10

John Dierkes, Ohio US, actor (Daughter of Dr Jekyll, Hanging Tree)

1905-05-17

Ferdi B. Hoffman, Scio, Ohio

1905-05-25

Joseph C Harsch, Toledo Ohio, newscaster (Background)

1906-07-08

Philip Johnson, Cleveland Ohio, Cortalyou architect

1907-02-28

Milton Caniff, Hillsboro Ohio, Dutch cartoonist (Terry & Pirates)

1907-05-03

Earl Wilson, Rockford Ohio, columnist (Midnight Earl)

1907-08-18

Enoch Light, Canton Ohio, orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith)

1907-08-30

John Mauchly, Cincinnati Ohio, American physicist who with J. Presper Eckert, designed the first general purpose electronic digital computer (ENIAC)

1907-11-16

Burgess Meredith, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), (d. 1997)

1907-12-16

Ray C Bliss, (R) Ohio State Republican Chairman

1908-09-07

Paul Brown, Norwalk Ohio, NFL hall of famer (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals)

1909-04-22

Ralph Byrd, Dayton Ohio, actor (Dick Tracy TV Show)

1910-03-13

Sammy Kaye, Rocky River Ohio, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show)

1911-07-01

Alvino Rey, Cleve Ohio, orchestra leader (King Family)

1911-11-05

Roy Rogers, Cincinnati Ohio, cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show)

1911-12-13

Kenneth Patchen, Niles, Ohio, poet/novelist (Cloth of the Tempest), (d. 1972)

1911-12-23

Earle McVeigh, Scio, Ohio

1912-02-09

Hermann Brix, Glück aus Ohio

1912-9-02

Johnny Lee Wills, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

1913-02-14

Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of the year)

1913-02-14

Woody Hayes, Woody Hayes' Ohio State Buckeyes

1913-04-14

John Howard, Cleve Ohio, actor (Dave-My Three Sons)

1914-07-02

Frederick Fennell, Cleveland Ohio, conductor (Time & Winds)

1914-07-17

James Purdy, Hicksville, Ohio, writer (The House of the Solitary Maggot), (disputed birthdate, 1923), (d. 2009)

1914-12-28

Lee Bowman, Cincinnati Ohio, actor (Ellery Queen, Miami Undercover)

1914-12-31

Pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show)

1915-03-27

Selma Rubin, Toledo, Ohio, environmental activist (Earth Day co-founder), (d. 2012)

1915-10-28

Dody Goodman, Columbus Ohio, comedienne (Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan)

1915-12-13

Mark Stevens, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Big Town, Martin Kane)

1917-06-04

Howard Metzenbaum, (Sen-D-Ohio, 1974- )

1917-06-07

Dean Martin, Steubenville Ohio, American singer/actor (with Jerry Lewis)

1917-07-17

Phyllis Diller, Lima Ohio, comedienne and actress (Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number), (d. 2012)

1917-09-13

Robert Eugene Ward, Cleveland Ohio, composer (Pantaloon)

1917-10-15

Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson)

1918-05-01

Jack Paar, Canton Ohio, American television host of the Jack Paar Show (d. 2004)

1918-10-10

Bobby Byrne, Columbus Ohio, orchestra leader (Club Seven)

1918-10-27

Paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show)

1918-11-10

Jack McCoy, Akron Ohio, TV host (Live Like a Millionaire)

1918-11-29

Herb Shriner, Toledo Ohio, host/humorist (Herb Shriner Show)

1919-01-16

Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orchestra leader (Music on Ice)

1919-03-29

Eileen Heckart, Columbus Ohio, actress (Doll's House, Trauma Center)

1919-04-07

Ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orchestra leader (Let's Dance)

1919-05-24

Sid Couchey, Cleveland, Ohio, comic book artist (Richie Rich), (d. 2012)

1919-08-06

Pauline Betz Addie, Dayton Ohio, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1946)

1919-12-01

Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81)

1919-12-06

Jimmy Bivins [James], Cleveland, Ohio, Hall of Fame heavyweight boxer, (d. 2012)

1920-05-23

Helen O'Connell, Lima Ohio, singer (Green Eyes, Anapola)

1920-10-19

LaWanda Page, Cleve Ohio, actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons)

1921-02-16

Vera-Ellen [Westmeier Rohe], Norwood, Ohio, American actress/dancer (Wonder Man)

1921-10-17

Tom Poston, Columbus Ohio, actor (Steve Allen Show, Newhart)

1922-06-26

Eleanor Parker, Ohio, actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker), (d. 2013)

1922-11-09

Dorothy Dandridge, Cleveland, Ohio, American actress/singer/dancer (Porgy & Bess)

1923-02-07

Keefe Brasselle, Elyria Ohio, actor (Be Our Guest)

1923-05-21

Ara Parseghian, Akron, Ohio, American football player and coach (Northwestern, Notre Dame)

1924-07-20

Lola Albright, Akron Ohio, actress (Delta Country, Kid Galahad)

1924-10-27

Ruby Dee, Cleveland, Ohio, American actress (A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster)

1924-11-08

Joe Flynn, Youngstown Ohio, actor (McHale's Navy)

1926-02-02

Wanda Lewis, Struther Ohio, actress (This is Music, Paul Dixon Show)

1926-06-13

Paul Lynde, Mt Vernon Ohio, comedian (Uncle Arthur-Bewitched)

1926-10-17

Karl Gordon Henize, Cincinnati Ohio, astronaut (STS 51-F)

1926-11-20

Kaye Ballard, Cleve Ohio, actress/comedienne (Kaye-Mothers-in-Law)

1927-01-17

Donald Erb, Youngstown, Ohio, composer

1927-02-21

Erma Bombeck, Dayton Ohio, humorist (Grass is Always Greener...)

1928-01-01

Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (French Connection)

1928-01-08

Sander Vanocur, Cleve Ohio, news anchor (NBC Weekend News)

1928-03-25

James A Lovell Jr, Cleveland Ohio, American astronaut (Gemini 7, 12, Apollo 8, 13)

1929-06-01

Chuck Ortmann, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1929-06-29

Peter George, Akron Ohio, weightlifter (Oly-gold/2 silver-48, 52)

1930-01-04

Don Shula, Grand River Ohio, NFL coach (Miami Dolphins)

1930-04-25

Dotty Mack, Cincinnati Ohio, actress (Paul Dixon Show)

1930-06-23

Donn Fulton Eisele, Columbus Ohio, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7)

1930-07-04

George Steinbrenner, Rocky River Ohio, owner (NY Yankees)/ship builder/horse owner, (d. 2010)

1930-08-05

Neil Armstrong, Wapakoneta Ohio, X-15 pilot, 1st Moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11), (d. 2012)

1930-08-16

Tony Trabert, Cincinnati Ohio, tennis pro (1955 Wimbledon)

1931-02-18

Toni Morrison, Ohio, novelist (Tar Baby, Beloved, Song of Solomon)

1931-03-08

Earle Bruce, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1931-05-07

Teresa Brewer, Toledo Ohio, singer (Put Another Nickel In)

1931-08-15

Janice Rule, Norwood Ohio, actress (Alvarez Kelly, Doctor's Wife)

1931-12-30

Charles A Bassett II, Dayton Ohio, Captain USAF/astronaut

1931-9-01

Beano Cook, Woody Hayes' Ohio State Buckeyes

1932-01-05

Chuck Noll, Cleveland Ohio, NFL coach (Pittsburgh Steelers)

1932-02-03

Peggy Ann Garner, Canton Ohio, actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon)

1932-04-01

Gordon Jump, Dayton Ohio, actor (Arthur Carlson-WKRP, Growing Pains)

1933-09-16

George Chakiris, Norwood Ohio, actor (West Side Story)

1933-12-28

Jack Perkins, Cleve Ohio, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine)

1934-03-25

Gloria Steinem, Toledo Ohio, US feminist/publisher (Ms Magazine)

1934-06-16

Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], Cleveland, Ohio, American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money)

1934-09-27

Greg Morris, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Mission Impossible, Vega$)

1934-11-12

Charles Manson, Cincinnati Ohio, American criminal (Tate-Labianco)

1935-11-26

Marian Mercer, Akron Ohio, actress/singer (Dean Martin Show)

1935-12-21

Phil Donahue, Cleve Ohio, talk show host (Phil Donahue Show)

1936-01-25

Diana Hyland, Cleve Hgts Ohio, actress (Peyton Place, 8 is Enough)

1936-07-14

Robert F Overmyer, Lorain Ohio, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 5, STS 51B)

1936-10-17

David Hobson, (Rep-R-Ohio)

1937-02-20

Nancy Wilson, Chillicothe Ohio, jazz vocalist (Feel Like Making Love)

1937-03-26

Wayne Embry, holder of 7 basketball records (Miami of Ohio)

1937-12-25

O'Kelly Isley, Cincinnati Ohio, singer (Isley Brothers-Twist & Shout)

1938-01-16

Michael Pataki, Youngstown Ohio, actor (Get Christie Love)

1938-10-23

Jordan Christopher, Youngstown Ohio, actor (Secrets of Midland Heights)

1938-12-14

Hal Williams, Columbus Ohio, actor (Pvt Benjamin, 227, Sanford & Son)

1939-01-27

Mike Hill, Jackson MI, PGA golfer (1977 Ohio Kings Island Open)

1939-02-01

Paul E Gillmor, (Rep-R-Ohio)

1939-02-23

Majel Barrett, Columbus Ohio, actress (Christine Chapel-Star Trek)

1939-04-01

Rudolph Isley, Cincinnati Ohio, rocker (Isley Brothers-Shout)

1939-09-18

Fred Willard, Ohio, comedian (Fernwood 2 Night, Real People)

1939-09-25

David Mann, (Rep-D-Ohio)

1940-01-21

Jack Nicklaus, Columbus Ohio, golfer (Player of Yr 1967,72,73,75,76)

1940-03-30

Jerry Lucas, Middletown Ohio, NBA center (Oly-gold-60, NY Knicks)

1940-04-08

John Havlicek, Martin's Ferry Ohio, NBA hall-of-famer (Boston Celtics)

1941-04-14

Pete Rose, Cincinnati Ohio, MLB player and manager (Cincinnati Reds)

1941-05-18

Diane McBain, Cleve Ohio, actress (Surfside Six, Spinout, Donner Pass)

1941-05-21

Ronald Isley, Cincinnati Ohio, singer (Isley Brothers-Twist & Shout)

1941-07-25

Nate Thurmond, Akron Ohio, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)

1941-08-04

Ted Strickland, (Rep-D-Ohio)

1941-12-23

Elizabeth Hartman, Youngstown Ohio, actress (Walking Tall, Beguilled)

1942-06-16

Eddie Levert, Canton Ohio, vocalist (O'Jays-For the Love of Money)

1943-10-08

R. L. Stine, Columbus, Ohio, children's book writer (Goosebumps)

1944-05-09

Richard Furay, Ohio, rock vocalist (Buffalo Springfield, Poco)

1944-12-11

Teri Garr, Lakewood, Ohio, American actress (Mr. Mom, Young Frankenstein)

1945-08-15

Thomas C Sawyer, (Rep-D-Ohio)

1945-10-03

Kay Baxter, Woodsfield Ohio, Best Bodybuilder in World (1983-85)

1945-12-19

Elaine Joyce, Cleveland Ohio, actress (City of Angels, Mr Merlin)

1945-12-25

Gary Sandy, Dayton Ohio, actor (Andy-WKRP in Cincinnati)

1946-07-11

Beverly Todd, Ohio, actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show)

1946-07-14

Terry Ryan, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

1946-11-10

Alaina Reed, Springfield Ohio, actress (Rose Lee Holloway-227)

1946-12-19

Robert Urich, Toronto Ohio, actor (SWAT, Spenser for Hire, Vega$)

1947-05-08

Rick Zehringer, Ohio, rocker (McCoys)

1947-07-14

Steve Stone, Cleveland Ohio, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball)

1948-07-30

Jim Mandich, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1948-08-13

Kathleen Battle, Portsmouth Ohio, soprano (Shephard-Tannhäuser)

1949-02-11

Jim Stillwagon, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1949-04-05

Judith Arlene Resnik, Akron Ohio, ast (STS 41D, 51L-Chal disaster)

1949-05-26

Philip Michael Thomas, Columbus Ohio, actor (Miami Vice)

1949-05-28

Rex Kern, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1949-08-11

Eric Carmen, Cleveland Ohio, rocker (All by Myself)

1949-09-27

Mike Schmidt, Dayton Ohio, MLB third baseman & HR hitter (Phillies)

1949-11-17

John Boehner, (Rep-R-Ohio)

1950-04-16

David Graff, Lancaster Ohio, actor (Police Academy 2, 3, 4, 6)

1950-06-30

Donna Jean Willmott, Akron Ohio, FALN member (FBI most wanted)

1950-08-06

Dorian Harewood, Dayton Ohio, actor (Earl-Glitter, Trauma Center)

1951-03-21

John Hicks, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1951-05-24

Ronald A Parise, Warren Ohio, PhD/astronaut (STS 35, STS 67)

1951-06-25

Lee Wilkof, Canton Ohio, actor (WEB, Delta House, Elliot-Newhart)

1951-07-29

Deborah Pryor, California, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)

1951-11-15

Beverly D'Angelo, Columbus, Ohio, American actress (National Lampoon's Vacation)

1951-12-04

Patricia Wettig, Cincinnati Ohio, actress (Nancy Weston-30 Something)

1952-02-16

James Ingram, Akron, Ohio, American vocalist (Just Once)

1952-03-03

Randy Gradishar, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1952-05-18

Martin R Hoke, (Rep-R-Ohio)

1952-06-18

Carol Kane, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi)

1952-11-09

Sherrod Brown, (Rep-D-Ohio)

1952-12-04

Ronald Michael Sega, Cleve Ohio, PhD/Astronaut (STS 60, 76)

1953-08-28

Gates McFadden, Columbus Ohio, actress (Star Trek Next Generation)

1953-10-16

Martha Smith, Cleve Ohio, actress (Animal House)/playmate (July 1973)

1954-01-21

Cornelius Greene, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1954-08-21

Archie Griffin, NFL runningback (won 2 Heisman Trophies, Ohio State)

1954-08-21

Archie Griffin, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1954-09-30

Calvin Levels, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Knightwatch)

1955-02-24

Bob Abrams, Ohio, rocker (Buckinghams)

1955-05-06

Donald A Thomas, Cleve Ohio, PhD/Astronaut (STS 65, 70, 83, 94)

1955-06-29

Tom Skladany, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1955-09-06

Carl Erwin Walz, Cleve Ohio, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79)

1956-02-19

George David Low, Cleveland Ohio, astronaut (STS 32, STS 43)

1956-02-21

Woody Brown, Dayton Ohio, actor (Cliff-Facts of Life)

1956-04-15

Gregory J Harbaugh, Cleveland Ohio, astronaut (STS 39, 54, 71, 82)

1956-10-23

Darrell Pace, Cin Ohio, archer (Oly-2 gold/silver-1976, 84, 88)

1957-03-23

Teresa Ganzel, Toledo Ohio, actress (Teachers Only, Duck Factory)

1958-02-16

Mike Harden, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

1958-05-23

Drew Carey, Cleveland, Ohio, American actor & comedian (Drew-Drew Carey Show)

1958-08-13

Scott Hamilton, Toledo Ohio, figure skater (Oly-gold-1984)

1958-10-25

Mark Miller, Dayton Ohio, actor (Search for Grace, Love Field)

1959-05-06

Eric D Fingerhut, (Rep-D-Ohio)

1960-02-02

Lee Chill, Cleveland Ohio, Canadian Tour golfer (1977 Ohio Jr)

1960-02-10

Lionel Cartwright, Ohio, country vocalist (I Watched it on the Radio)

1960-03-18

Richard Biggs, Columbus Ohio, actor (Marcus-Days of Our Lives)

1960-12-28

Marty Roe, Lebanon Ohio, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)

1961-05-22

Dana Williams, Dayton Ohio, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)

1961-05-27

John Lugbill, Wauseon Ohio, US canoist/kayaker (Olympic-92)

1961-10-19

Tim Belcher, Sparta Ohio, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers, KC Royals)

1962-04-07

Andy Hampsten, Columbus Ohio, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1962-08-04

Roger Clemens, Dayton Ohio, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, Blue Jays, 7 Cy Youngs, MVP)

1962-08-06

Thomas Jefferson, Cleve Ohio, 200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)

1962-08-08

Suzee Pai, Toledo Ohio, actress (Big Trouble in Little China)

1962-08-24

Mary Ellen Weber, Cleveland Ohio, PhD/astronaut (STS 70)

1962-09-12

Amy Yasbeck, Blue Ash, Ohio, American actress (Casey Davenport-Wings, Mask)

1963-02-25

Paul O'Neill, Columbus Ohio, MLB right fielder (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yankees)

1964-02-18

Lisa Elaine Comshaw, Akron Ohio, actress (Scanner Cop, Lukas' Child)

1964-05-28

Beth Herr, Middletown Ohio, tennis star

1964-06-08

Butch [Harry Lee] Reynolds Jr, Akron, Ohio, 4X400m runner

1965-01-22

Steven Adler, Cleveland Ohio, drummer (Guns & Roses-Sweet Child)

1965-03-03

A J Sager, Columbus Ohio, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

1965-03-25

Sarah Jessica Parker, Nelsonville Ohio, American actress (Square Pegs, Sex and the City)

1965-05-01

Jon Warren, Akron Ohio, 1.5k runner

1965-10-05

John Keller Jr, Toledo Ohio, team handball back court (Olympics-1996)

1965-10-16

Lisa Bonder, Columbus Ohio, tennis star

1965-10-29

Steven Sweet, Wadsworth Ohio, heavy metal artist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)

1965-11-22

Mike Benjamin, Euclid Ohio, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)

1965-11-25

Mike Gebhardt, Columbus Ohio, mistral yachter (Olympics-6th-1996)

1966-01-15

Betsy Mitchell, Cincinnati Ohio, American 100m backstroke swimmer

1966-04-14

David Justice, Cincinnati Ohio, baseball player (Atlanta Braves)

1966-06-22

Camille Benjamin, Cleveland Ohio, tennis star

1966-07-07

Jeff Shaw, Washington Ohio, pitcher (Cin Reds)

1966-09-06

Joan Guetschow, Akron Ohio, biathelete (Olympics-1994)

1966-10-11

Luke Perry, Mansfield Ohio, actor (Dillon-Beverly Hill 90210)

1967-01-06

Larry Donald, Cincinnati Ohio, US boxer (Olympic-92)

1967-02-07

Joseph Tilford Leigh Greene, Dayton Ohio, long jumper (Oly-br-92, 96)

1967-04-23

Melina Kanakaredes, Akron Ohio, actress (Eleni Andros-Guiding Light)

1967-12-21

Kristi Cooke, Marion Ohio, Miss Ohio-America (1991)

1967-12-29

Kevin Toth, Cleveland Ohio, shot putter

1968-01-08

Mark Duane Croghan, Akron Ohio, 3k steeplechase (Olympics-5th-96)

1968-01-15

Chad Lowe, Dayton Ohio, actor (Spencer, Apprentice to Murder)

1968-02-01

George Quigley Jr, Cin Ohio, skeet (Olympics-1996)

1968-06-08

Dave Mlicki, Cleveland Ohio, pitcher (NY Mets)

1968-08-14

Halle Berry, Cleve Ohio, Miss World USA (1986)/actress (Boomerang)

1968-12-11

Mark Dailey, Parma Ohio, 1.5k runner

1969-02-10

Jayhawk Owens, Cincinnati Ohio, catcher (Colorado Rockies)

1969-03-21

Jennifer Lyn Jackson, Cleveland Ohio, playmate (April, 1989)

1969-05-25

Anne Heche, Aurora Ohio, actress (Donnie Brasco, Juror, Volcano)

1969-06-27

Mark Telerico, Cleveland Ohio, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 S Florida)

1969-09-07

Angie Everhart, Akron Ohio, model/actress (Jade, Last Action Hero)

1969-12-06

Todd Black, Kenton Ohio, 800m runner

1970-10-13

Ann Grossman, Grove City Ohio, tennis star (1994 LA finalist)

1970-11-01

Dawn Marple, Salem Ohio, team handball wing/back (Olympics-1996)

1970-11-26

Lorissa McComas, Columbus Ohio, actress (Lap Dancing, Vamp)

1971-01-24

Saalman Raelyn, Fostoria Ohio, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold)

1971-03-29

Ryan Lambert, Cleveland, Ohio, American performer (Kids Incorporated) lead singer (Elephone)

1971-08-14

Christopher R Nelloms, Dayton Ohio, sprinter

1971-10-28

Nicole Green, Springfield Ohio, 400m runner

1971-11-01

Laura Moss, Kings Mt Ohio, actress (Amanda Cory-Another World)

1972-04-20

Carmen Electra [Tara Leigh Patrick], Sharonville, Ohio, American model and actress (Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans)

1972-06-30

Ellen Coleen Pasturzak, Portsmouth Ohio, Miss America-Ohio (1996)

1972-07-10

Damon Sharpe, Cleveland Ohio, actor/musician (Guys Next Door)

1972-08-24

Ian Moran, Cleveland Ohio, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994, Pitts)

1972-09-14

David Bell, Cincinnati Ohio, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)

1973-03-23

Kathy Carboy, Cincinnati, Ohio, diver (Olympics-96)

1973-05-04

Melissa Boyd, Miss Ohio USA (1996)

1973-05-13

Michelle Mouser, Miss USA-Ohio (1997)

1974-08-03

Blaine Wilson, Columbus Ohio, gymnast (Olympics-5th-96)

1975-05-02

Mark Johnson, Dayton Ohio, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

1975-08-12

Robyn Hancock, Grand Rapids Ohio, Miss America-Ohio (1997)

1975-09-13

Sean McClain, Dayton Ohio, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)

1977-02-23

Angie Trostel, Oxford Ohio, diver (Olympics-96)

1977-05-10

Amanda Borden, Cincinnati Ohio, gymnast (World-silv-94, Oly-gold-96)

1978-06-17

Jenny Keim, Cin Ohio, diver (Olympics-9th-96)

1978-10-19

Chris Sellers, Cleve Ohio, rapper (Another Bad Creation)

1978-12-18

Katie Holmes, Toledo, Ohio, American actress (Dawson's Creek, Batman Begins)

1979-08-20

Tara Shaffer, Miss Ohio Teen USA (1996)

1979-12-13

Christina Todd, Miss Ohio Teen USA (Miss Congeniality-1997)

1982-04-15

Mark Mizzark, [Marlis Pugh], Akron Ohio, rapper (Another Bad Creation)

1989-06-05

Ellary Porterfield, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

1992-07-22

Adam Nelson, The Oh in Ohio

2002-01-22

Abigail Falle, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

Ohio - Notable Weddings

William Henry HarrisonNov 25, 1795

Harriet BeecherJan 6, 1836

James GarfieldNov 11, 1858

Thomas EdisonFeb 24, 1886

William TaftJun 19, 1886

Booker T. WashingtonAug 11, 1886

Warren G. HardingJul 8, 1891

Oscar RobertsonJun 25, 1960

Johnny BenchFeb 21, 1975

Paul O'NeillDec 29, 1984

Ohio - Weddings
Date Event
1795-11-25

US President William Henry Harrison (22) weds Anna Symmes (20) in North Bend, Ohio

1836-01-06

Author Harriet Beecher (24) weds educator Calvin Ellis Stowe (33) in Cincinnati, Ohio

1858-11-11

20th US President James Garfield (26) weds Lucretia Rudolph (26) in Hiram, Ohio

1886-02-24

Inventor Thomas Edison (38) marries 2nd wife Mina Miller (20) in Akron Ohio.

1886-06-19

US President William Taft (28) weds Helen Herron (25) in Cincinnati, Ohio

1886-08-11

Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (30) weds Olivia Davidson (32) Athens, Ohio

1891-07-08

Future president Harding marries Florence K DeWolfe in Marion Ohio

1891-07-08

US President Warren G. Harding (25) weds publisher Florence Kling DeWolfe (30) in Marion, Ohio

1960-06-25

NBA player Oscar Robertson (21) weds teacher Yvonne Crittenden in Cincinnati, Ohio

1975-02-21

Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench (27) weds Vickie Chesser in Cincinnati, Ohio

1984-12-29

MLB player Paul O'Neill (21) weds his childhood sweetheart Nevalee Davis in Columbus, Ohio

2011-05-22

R&B singer Keyshia Cole (28) weds NBA Cleveland Cavaliers Daniel Gibson (25) in Cleveland, Ohio

2011-07-23

"Pittsburgh Steelers" quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (29) weds Ashley Harlan at Christ Church of Grove Farm in Ohio Township

Ohio - Notable Deaths

Paul Laurence DunbarFeb 9, 1906

Ohio - Deaths
Date Event
1792-06-16

Benjamin Tupper, Continental Army officer, and pioneer to the Ohio Country (b. 1738)

1806-11-16

Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland, Ohio (b. 1754)

1865-08-29

John Brough, US publisher/(gov-R-Ohio), dies at about 54

1899-03-03

William P. Sprague, American politician from Ohio (b. 1827)

1904-01-15

Asa S. Bushnell, Governor of Ohio and Staff

1906-02-09

Paul Laurence Dunbar, black dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio

1915-09-13

Andrew L. Harris, American Civil War hero and Governor of Ohio (b. 1835)

1934-10-22

Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, gangster, shot dead at 30 by FBI in Ohio

1940-10-23

George B. Cortelyou, William McKinley at Canton, Ohio

1941-03-08

Sherwood Anderson, US writer/publisher (Winesburg Ohio), dies at 64

1963-05-17

John Wilce, physician and former head football coach at the Ohio State University (b. 1888)

1970-05-04

4 students, at Kent State University killed by Ohio National Guard

1974-02-27

Pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), dies at 59

1979-06-22

Julius Sommer, dies of heart failure, buried in Dayton Ohio

1982-10-04

Hermann Brix, Glück aus Ohio

1984-01-10

Chauncey Gray, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

1984-04-07

Frank Church, (Sen-D-Ohio, 1957-81), dies at 59

1984-10-25

Johnny Lee Wills, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

1985-04-13

Earle McVeigh, Scio, Ohio

1987-03-11

[Wayne] Woody Hayes, football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74

1987-03-12

Woody Hayes, Woody Hayes' Ohio State Buckeyes

1988-04-10

Ferdi B. Hoffman, Scio, Ohio

2001-03-04

Jim Rhodes, Governor of Ohio (b. 1909)

2004-12-08

Dimebag Darrell, heavy metal guitarist in band Pantera is shot & killed while performing onstage in Columbus Ohio by crazed fan Nathan Gale

2007-05-16

Terry Ryan, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

2011-04-26

Jim Mandich, Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

2012-10-11

Beano Cook, Woody Hayes' Ohio State Buckeyes


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