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Hal Young's marriages led to divorces that overflowed with infidelity, spiritualist séances, voodoo, horsewhipping, prostitution, and chicanery.
The partying and quarreling of Cincinnati saloonkeeper William Geiger and Pansy Williams made the couple local celebrities in 1889.
A public divorce between Augustine Ogden and Ernest Drewitz (aka the Violet Honeymooners) aired salacious-for-its-time dirty laundry in the early 1900s.
Before 1910, Cincinnati's Asian population was extremely small and almost exclusively Chinese. Still, the city had a 30-year obsession with Japanese wedding ceremonies.
In the 1900s, Cincinnati Public Schools implemented open-air classrooms to fight infectious disease like tuberculosis, even during winter.
After Aaron Burr murdered Alexander Hamilton, he passed through Cincinnati several times as he plotted against the United States.
Cincinnati’s first jazz bandleader, Harry Spindler, eventually became the city’s go-to expert on collecting and selling exotic animals.
From the mid-1950s into the 1960s, sonic booms were an amazing and annoying regular occurrence in Cincinnati skies.