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1889 Robert A. Taft (Ohio-born American Political Leader) Ohio Political Leaders U.S. Congress
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1965 Dorothy Dandridge (Ohio-born African-American Actress) Dorothy Dandridge Actors Film Notable African Americans
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1803
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Lewis: Today, I wrote to President Jefferson. I also purchased a perogue and hired a man to work with her. I decided to give my men a days rest because they were very fatigued and I let them do laundry and buy some flour for bread. I dined with Col. Rodney and his suit and feasted on some juicy watermelons. I also met with Dr. Patterson who showed an interest to join our group, I consented. If Clark is unable to join us, he will fill his position as second lieutenant, although I must have the President's consent.
Ohio West Virginia President Thomas Jefferson Business Watermelons University of Kentucky The Ohio River
1864 Confederates Reluctantly Comply with Sherman's Orders to Evacuate Atlanta, GA Atlanta William Tecumseh Sherman Atlanta University of Georgia
1870 In Ohio, Wooster College Opens Its Doors with a Faculty of 5, and a Student Body of 30 Men and 4 Women. Wooster, Ohio Education Wooster College
1985 Cincinnati's Red Pete Rose Ties Ty Cobb's Career Record, 4,191 Hits Pete Rose Ty Cobb Baseball University of Georgia

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