25 years (1989)
Broughton's Food Co. entry in the 17th annual Marietta Jaycees Raft Regatta Sunday took first place in the primitive design division and was named "most original."
50 years (1964)
A parade at 6 o'clock will kick off tonight's events at the Sixth Annual Waterford Community Fair. After the parade, there will be a band concert at 7:30 p.m., Bonnie Baldwin Show art 8:30 p.m., and round and square dancing at 10 p.m.
75 years (1939)
Behind a four-hit pitching masterpiece by Wee-Willie Smith the Marietta Athletics belted the Parkersburg Twilight League All Stars, 6-1 Sunday at the Marietta Municipal Stadium Diamond.
100 years (1914)
Rent of the Auditorium of the City Hall is increased to $35 for minstrel and theatrical performances by an ordinance adopted by the City Council.