Every now and then a client presents we with an interesting fact about Cincinnati. As a native of Cincinnati I am always intrigued by the city’s history. When I cam across this list complied b Cinicnnati USA I wanted to post it and share it here on the blog. The list includes famous citizens, entertainers, educators, food facts, and interesting points of history. Visit the Cincinnati Facts Page for more facts. Here are a few fun facts from the page:
- 1835 First bag of airmail lifted by a hot air balloon.
- 1849 First city in the U.S. to hold a municipal song festival – Saengerfest.
- 1850 First city in the U.S. to establish a Jewish hospital.
Neil Armstrong – first man on the moon who later served as a professor of engineering at the University of Cincinnati from 1971-1979.
Cincinnati-Style Chili – Between Skyline Chili, Goldstar Chili and other Cincinnati chili restaurants (more than 140 in all!), Cincinnatians eat more than 2 million pounds of chili each year topped by 850,000 pounds of shredded cheddar cheese.