1917- Alien enemies (German nationals) banned from campus, restricted in University District by order of the US Government. July 25.
1927- Smith’s Dance Pavilion, N. 4th St at Iuka, offers alternatives for dance fans weary of The Charleston. July 24.
1929- Standing-room-only in sweltering downtown courtroom as Ohio State professor Dr. James Snook goes on trial for the murder of his student lover. July 22.
1934- Hottest day of the hottest month of the hottest summer in Ohio history. Columbus hits 106°F. July 21.
1970- University spends over $10,000 ($61,000 in 2013 dollars) for fences, lighting, access control, and security to guard against future student riots. July 23.
1978- Joey! Johnny! Dee Dee! Tommy! The Ramones return to thrill Columbus punks at Café Rock and Roll, 1423 N High. July 21.
1985- Original Big Bear supermarket at 386 W. Lane Ave. closes, demolished to make way for Riverwatch Tower. July 25.