1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).
1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park. March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis & Clark Expedition) is established as the world's first national park.
rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~wygenweb/ timeline.htm - March 1, 1872
1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875 United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and prohibited exclusion from jury...Read MORE...
1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn: 300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped out by 5,000 Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. www.wikipedia.org - June 25, 1876
1876 - December 29 – The Ashtabula River Railroad bridge disaster occurs, leaving 92 dead.
...At five minutes before eight o'clock there was a flicker in the lamp nearest the Telegraph Supply Company's headquarters...Read MORE...
1880 - TORNADO RIPS CITY. Toledo, O., March 5. - During the prevalence of a heavy storm of wind and rain, at an early hour this morning, a chimney of the Buckeye Brewery was blown down, falling on and crushing the engine...Read MORE...
1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.
1884 - August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland.
1887 - COLLISION, FIRE AND EXPLOSION. FOREST, Ohio, Sept. 19. - Special Telegram - Early this morning the second section on freight train No. 71, on the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway ran into the rear of the first section,...Read MORE...
1888 - In the Ohio Legislature a bill was introduced on the 9th fixing passenger rates at two cents per mile on all railroads in the State.
St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - January 14, 1888
1894 - Pullman strike The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the...Read MORE...
1895 - February 26 - Michael Owens of Toledo, Ohio patents a glass-blowing machine
1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan
1903 - October - First World Series The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It matched the Boston Americans of the American League against the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National...Read MORE...
1909 - March 4 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States When Teddy Roosevelt prepared to retire his presidency, this popular and influential politician promoted Taft as the next Republican president. Taft was elected president in 1908, serving one term. www.americaslibrary.gov - March 4, 1909
1913 - July 10 - The mercury hit 134 degrees at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley, CA, the hottest reading of record for the North American continent. Sandstorm conditions accompanied the heat. The high the previous day was 129 degrees, following a morning low of 93 degrees. The Weather Channel -
1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.
Name: Carrie Smoyer Gender: Female Burial Date: 24 Apr 1919 Burial Place: Findlay, Ohio Death Date: 21 Apr 1919 Death Place: Toledo, Lucas, Ohio Age: 72 Birth Date: 1847 Birthplace: Ohio Occupation: Housewife Race: White Marital Status: Widowed Spouse's Name: Unknown Father's Name: Hugh Mcallister Father's Birthplace: U.S. Mother's Name: Julia Mcallister Mother's Birthplace: U.S. Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07140-9 System Origin: Ohio-EASy GS Film number: 1689644 Reference ID: cn 1373
"Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6FL-BLD : accessed 25 Jun 2013), Julia Mcallister in entry for Carrie Smoyer, 21 Apr 1919.
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