Monthly Archives: March 2012

Virginia Kettering

Born July 14, 1907 in Bellevue, Kentucky, Virginia Weiffenbach was the only child of architect Norman Weiffenbach and his wife Clara. Virginia moved to Dayton with her parents when she was a small child, where she first met Eugene Kettering … Continue reading

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March 24, 1913

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Between March 21-26, 1913, the Great Flood of Dayton marked the greatest natural disaster in Ohio history.   The first of three major storms arrived on Friday, March 21, 1913.  Strong winds and a temperature of 60 degrees marked a typical … Continue reading

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Erma Bombeck

Erma Louise Bombeck was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for her newspaper column that described suburban home life from the mid-1960s until the late 1990s. Bombeck also published 15 books in her life. From 1965 to 1996, Bombeck … Continue reading

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