Free Shipping On All Orders

5 Fun Facts About August 26 In Ohio History

---Learn Every Day: OH Today In History Facts Texted Each Day - Text: history oh To: 618-270-4005---

1. In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was officially adopted, giving women the right to vote. Ohio was the 6th state to ratify the amendment, on June 16, 1919.

2. On August 26, 1971, the Ohio State University football team played their first game at Ohio Stadium, after previously playing at Ohio Field since 1916. The Buckeyes defeated University of Michigan 20-9 in the dedication game.

3. On this day in 1789, Ohio was officially recognized as a territory of the United States, under the Northwest Ordinance. It established a process for new states to be admitted to the Union, and prohibited slavery in the territory.

4. In 1943, the Cleveland Rams played their first preseason game at Cleveland Stadium. The Rams would go on to win the NFL championship that year, before moving to Los Angeles in 1946.

5. On August 26, 2002, Akron native and astronaut Judith Resnik was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Resnik was one of the seven crew members killed in the Challenger space shuttle disaster in 1986.
  • Tags: OH

Older Post Newer Post

Added to cart!
Free Shipping on Every Order | Unconditional Lifetime Warranty | Purchase Orders Accepted | Family Owned and Operated Free Priority Shipping On All USA Orders You Have Qualified for Free Shipping Spend $x to Unlock Free Shipping You Have Achieved Free Shipping Fee Free Financing Available - Pay Just 25% Today - Just Choose Installment Pay At Checkout Free Shipping On All Orders You Have Achieved Free Shipping Free shipping when you order over XX ou Have Qualified for Free Shipping