Thursday, April 11, 2013

It happened in April

1919 - Ohio State Senator Ake introduced a bill banning German from the public schools.

The village school children celebrated Arbor Day by planting 2 weeping birch trees in honor of former pupils, Louis Daniel and Grover Cox, both casualties in WWI.

1947 - After 30 years the Village Beautiful Club voted to change its name to the Agenda Club.

1943 - The Bureau of Mines revealed that dolomite, an ore needed for the manufacture of war weapons, was discovered in several locations in Shelby County.