ohio kicks your states ass

In Cleveland, Ohio, it’s illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.

Hang On Sloopy is the official rock song of Ohio.

The first ambulance service was established in Cincinnati in 1865. 

Akron was the first city to use police cars. 

Seven United States presidents were born in Ohio. They are: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William H. Taft, and Warren G. Harding. 

Some well-known personalities were born in Ohio. Among them Steven Spielberg, Paul Newman, Annie Oakley, Arsenio Hall and Clark Gable. 

In 1852 Ohio was the first state to enact laws protecting working women.  (that’s old people slang for dirty hooker)
 Cincinnati Reds were the first professional baseball team.

Ohio gave America its first hot dog in 1900. Harry M. Stevens created the popular dining dog. 

East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland was the site of the first pedestrian button for the control of a traffic light. The boy chosen for the 1948 newsreel to demonstrate its operation was Louis Spronze. 

50% of the United States population lives within a 500 mile radius of Columbus.

Ohio’s state flag is a pennant design. It is the only state flag of that design in the United States. 

The Glacial Grooves on the north side of Kelleys Island are the largest easily accessible such grooves in the world. They were scoured into solid limestone bedrock about 18,000 years ago by the great ice sheet that covered part of North America. 

Cleveland became the world’s first city to be lighted electrically in 1879. 

John Lambert of Ohio City made America’s first automobile in 1891. 

Jesse Owens grew up in Cleveland. He won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

also,  The Full Cleveland

Schools close for the state basketball tournament. Deer season, too. 

we have the world’s best amusement park (cedar point)

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