One of the biggest storms to ever strike Toledo happened on a holiday evening in 1969, and eventually became known as the Ohio Fireworks Derecho.
The ice broke on the Maumee in March, 1908, and the steamer Yuma, torn from its mooring, took out a good chunk of the former Cherry Street Bridge.
Harold Brandman, a 23-year-old copy clerk for The Blade, was stopped at Logan Street and the Anthony Wayne Trail on a Saturday morning, June 10, 1961, when he heard a loud scraping sound.
Ten people, eight of them children, died in a July, 1963 accident southeast of Genoa on Woodville Road.
On a hot Saturday morning in June, 1930, eight Toledoans set out on a speedboat to attend an Elks picnic on Pelee Island and never made it.