National Ohio Day is celebrated every year on November 2nd. This holiday was initiated for one purpose – to celebrate the anniversary of Ohio’s entry into the union of the United States of America. It was on November 2, but in 1803, President Jefferson signed a decree, according to which the boundaries and constitution of the state were approved.
Ohio is the 17th state in the United States, for the whole country it has a special historical and cultural significance. The state was formed in 1803, since then this territory has become a leading exporter of labor, weapons, products, and various inventions to North America. In the 19th century, Ohio became the third largest in the country. Personally, Abraham Lincoln recognized the contribution of residents to the salvation of the union. Not surprisingly, National Ohio Day is celebrated annually on November 2 throughout the country, thereby recognizing the diversity of culture, as well as the rich history of the state, the richness with which it complements the United States.
- The name Ohio comes from the name of the Oyo River, which flows in the northwestern part of the state and means Mohawk in translation.
- Various peace treaties were signed on this land, meetings of high-ranking officials were held to resolve conflicts related to the conquest of territories.
- In 1783, Ohio became a free state, when the Treaty of Greenville was signed in 1795, the local population and migrants began to live peacefully.
- Ohio became the first state in the Northwest Territory to join the union.
- This is the birthplace of police cars – the first transport began to be used in 1899, and it is also the capital of fast food.
How to celebrate
Get in your car and head out to explore Ohio – it has an air force base, a steep waterfront, cool amusement parks, a zoo, interesting tourist attractions. Support local farmers by purchasing your own products. It’s delicious, natural and healthy. Don’t forget to try Ohio’s favorite candy, Buckeye.
When is National Ohio Day celebrated in 2022?
National Ohio Day is observed on November 2 each year.