1. In 1833, the first horse-drawn streetcar in the United States began its service in Columbus, Ohio. This new mode of transportation was a significant improvement over the existing options and helped to modernize the city.
2. On July 10, 1919, the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees in a record-breaking game that lasted a staggering 17 innings. The Indians were eventually victorious, scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the 17th inning.
3. In 1928, the first commercial aviation flight took off from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. This historic flight marked the beginning of a new era in air travel and paved the way for the modern airline industry.
4. On July 10, 1935, the Akron Rubber Strike began. This was one of the most significant labor disputes in Ohio's history and lasted for several months, with both sides making significant concessions before finally reaching an agreement.
5. In 2014, LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers, sparking a new era of success for the team. This moment was celebrated across the state of Ohio and marked a turning point for the Cavaliers franchise.
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