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.
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.
The 1974 super outbreak of tornadoes forced updates to weather technology, storm warning systems, and federal disaster recovery.
The infamous Noodle Factory saloon brought in a clientele interested in one of two pastimes: fisticuffs or watching fisticuffs.
The Ohio River was boss on Black Sunday in 1937, but we’ve never given up trying to tame it.
The Spanish Flu pandemic shut down Cincinnati for three months, with later flare-ups, and killed nearly 1,700 adults and children.