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City of Cincinnati Historical Timeline

1788 Founded
1789 Fort Washington is built
1790 Name changed from Losantiville to Cincinnati by General Arthur St. Clair
1791 St. Clair is defeated by Native Americans
1794 American victory at the Battle of Fallen Timbers by General Anthony Wayne
1802 Cincinnati is chartered as a village
1803 Ohio gains its statehood
1819 Cincinnati is declared a city
1837 Proctor & Gamble is founded
1850 First Jewish Hospital in the US is established in Cincinnati
1853 America’s first municipal fire department is established in Cincinnati
1861-1865 the Civil War
1867 College Conservatory of Music (CCM) is founded
1869 First professional baseball team: Cincinnati Red Stockings
1871 Fountain Square founded, Tyler Davidson Fountain is dedicated
1872 Newport & Cincinnati (Purple People Bridge) opens
1875 Cincinnati Zoological Garden opens (Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden)
1878 Music Hall is dedicated
1886 Original building of the Cincinnati Art Museum
1924 The Charter Committee of Greater Cincinnati is founded
1930s Great Depression
1931 Carew Tower opens
1937 Flood
1939-1945 World War II
1970 Opening of Riverfront Stadium
1975 The Riverfront Coliseum (US Bank Arena) is completed
2000 Paul Brown Stadium, home to the Cincinnati Bengals opens
2003 Great American Ballpark, home to the Cincinnati Reds opens
2011 Phase One of The Banks opens
2012 Cincinnati hosts the World Choir Games

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