From Ohio History Central
→Industrialization and Urbanization: 1866-1900
*1876: The [[Ashtabula Train Disaster of 1876 | Ashtabula Train Disaster]] resulted in 83 deaths.
*1879: Ohioan [[Edison, Thomas | Thomas Edison]] invented the electric light bulb.
*1880: Ohioan [[Garfield, James A. | James A. Garfield]] elected the 20th President of the United States.