1862- Civil War Battle of Iuka fought in Mississippi. Early University District resident William Neil wounded. returns to 1842 Indianola Ave. mansion, begins calling driveway “Iuka Lane.” Name sticks and becomes attached to Iuka Ravine. September 19.
1873- First classes held at The Ohio State University. September 17.
1907- Combatants advised not to cuss or attack President Thompson at “blood-curdling” annual cane rush between freshmen and sophomores. September 20.
1914- Long Walk, path from Library to 15th Ave campus entrance, debuts for 1914-15 academic year. September 16.
1962- Student Mary Andrews murdered in garage at rear of 66 E. 18th Ave. Still unsolved. September 20.
1977- Returning students delight to addition of a fountain to Mirror Lake. September 18.
1982- Nu-Music Carnival at Crazy Mama’s, 1536 N High, features 14 area New Wave, punk, rockabilly acts. September 19.