February 6, 1991 – Entertainer Danny Thomas, who grew up in Toledo, dies. Thomas once vowed that if he found success, he would open a hospital dedicated to St. Jude, patron saint of hopeless causes. St. Jude Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., became his charity of choice.
Did you know? Dayton C. Miller invented the X-Ray machine while at the Case School of Applied Science, now known as Case Western Reserve University.