50 years ago
The Marietta College crew team achieved a second place finish by the JVs and third place for Varsity at the Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia. The crews had entered the final hour of the Regatta with a combined 22-0 record for the season.
100 years ago
The smallest automobile ever seen in Marietta is being tried out on the city streets by H. E. Carleton. Weighing only 700 pounds and having a speed of 55 miles per hour, it was made by the Dayton Cyclecar Company of Joliet, Illinois.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.