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5 Fun Facts About May 19 In Ohio History

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1) On May 19, 1934, the first commercial flight landed at Cleveland Municipal Airport (now known as Cleveland Hopkins International Airport). The airport has since grown to become a major transportation hub for the region.

2) In 1984, the Cleveland Browns traded their legendary quarterback, Hall of Famer George Blanda, to the Oakland Raiders. The move was controversial at the time, but Blanda went on to have a successful career in Oakland, helping the team win a Super Bowl in 1976.

3) May 19 is also National Bike to Work Day in Ohio, encouraging residents to leave their cars at home and cycle to work instead. This initiative promotes a healthier, more environmentally-friendly way of commuting.

4) On May 19, 1968, voters in Cuyahoga County approved a bond issue to help fund the construction of the Gateway Sports and Entertainment Complex in downtown Cleveland. The complex opened in 1994 and has since hosted many major sporting and cultural events.

5) Ohio State University graduate Wilbur Wright received an honorary degree from his alma mater on May 19, 1909. Along with his brother Orville, Wilbur is credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane. Their groundbreaking achievement paved the way for modern aviation.
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