1895- The grandstand and racetrack are illuminated at the 45th Ohio State Fair. Debut of electric lighting at the fair. September 3.
1905- 40,000 attend fair to see Roy Knabenshue’s airship at 55th Ohio State Fair. September 4.
1910- Pain’s Fireworks presents “Battle in the Clouds,” a pyrotechnic play of air war in a future city of 2000 AD at 60th Ohio State Fair. September 5.
1913- Football phenomenon Chic Harley scores 3 touchdowns and leads East High to 32-6 victory over West at Indianola Park. September 6.
1931- 15,000 union members at Olentangy Park for celebration of Labor Day and pageant of labor movement history. September 7.
1982- Very first BW3 opens at corner of Woodruff and High this month. Features 2nd story party room with hot tub. September 2.
2009- Peaceful Labor Day disrupted when man with AK47 shoots 2 police officers at E. 17th traffic stop, then barricades himself in 1919 N. 4th St. apartment. September 7.