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July 17, 1941 — The longest hitting streak in baseball history ended when the Cleveland Indians pitchers held New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio hitless for the first time in 57 games.

July 18, 1877 — Ohio Born Thomas Edison (Milan) records the human voice for the first time

July 18, 1921 — John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, is born in Cambridge, Ohio

July 19, 1863 — The only major Civil War engagement in Ohio, The Battle of Buffington Island, was fought and won by the Union Cavalry (Meigs County)

July 20, 1969 — Ohio born Neil Armstrong (Wapakoneta) became the first man to walk on the moon.

July 21, 1899 — Poet Hart Crane was born in Garrettsville

July 22, 1796 — General Moses Cleaveland founded Cleveland, Ohio

July 23, 1885 — Ohio born President U.S. Grant (Point Pleasant) dies

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