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1763

The French gave up all territories in the Ohio Valley at the end of the French & Indian War

Other events that happened on or around 1763

Oct 10, 1774

Virginia militia lead by Andrew Lewis defeated the Indians lead by the Shawnee Cornstalk at the Battle of Point Pleasant

1774

The Ohio River flooded

Other events that happened on or around 1774

1803

The Louisiana Purchase took place

Sep 01, 1803

The Lewis and Clark Expedition set down the Ohio River

1811

The New Orleans,the first steamboat on the inland rivers, was launched on the Ohio River at Pittsburgh

Other events that happened on or around 1811

1847

Large flood occurred on the Ohio River

Other events that happened on or around 1847

Feb 11, 1884

Large flood occurred on the Ohio

Other events that happened on or around February 11, 1884

1884

Large flood occurred on the Ohio

Other events that happened on or around 1884

Mar 18, 1907

The Ohio River flooded

Mar 28, 1913

Large flood occurred on the Ohio

Other events that happened on or around March 28, 1913

Mar 19, 1936

Following a winter thaw, the Ohio River crested at a record 20 feet above flood stage at Wheeling

Other events that happened on or around March 19, 1936

Jan 28, 1937

Ohio River crested more than 19 feet above flood stage at Huntington

Other events that happened on or around January 28, 1937

Dec 21, 1942

Large flood occurred on the Ohio

Other events that happened on or around December 21, 1942

Jan 01, 1943

The Ohio River flooded

Apr 16, 1948

Large flood occurred on the Ohio


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