Monthly Archives: April 2011

Xenia Tornado of 1974

On April 3, 1974 an F-5 tornado tore through the heart of Xenia, killing 33 people and injuring more than 1,300 others. It bulldozed a path more than a half-mile wide, destroying or damaging more than 1,400 buildings, including 1,200 … Continue reading

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William L. Patterson

April 16, 1861 William L. Patterson was mustered into the 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Co. C (Dayton Light Guards) on April 16, 1861 for a 3-month enlistment.  He was 22 years old.  His rank was 1st Sergeant. The 1st OVI … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Wilbur

Wilbur Wright was born April 16, 1867, in Millville, Indiana, the third child of Bishop Milton Wright and his wife, Susan Koerner Wright. This portrait was taken when he was about 13 years old. More information about our Wright Brothers … Continue reading

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