1. In 1868, the C.&A. Railroad (later known as the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad) completed its line between Bellaire, Ohio and Wheeling, West Virginia. This allowed for greater transportation and commerce between the two states.
2. On May 30, 1922, the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. was dedicated. The Ohio Society of Daughters of the American Revolution played a key role in fundraising and promoting the construction of the monument.
3. In 1935, the first of Ohio's state parks opened to the public. Hocking Hills State Park, located in southeastern Ohio, features stunning rock formations, waterfalls, and forests.
4. Legendary musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Bob Dylan, was born on May 30, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota. Dylan has strong ties to Ohio, having performed numerous concerts in the state during his career.
5. On May 30, 1989, ground was broken on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. The museum opened its doors in 1995 and has since become a major tourist attraction, showcasing the rich history of rock and roll music.
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