Day in history for June 10, 2000
- 1875 -- 125 years ago
- The Methodists of the Rock River District have purchased 8 acres 4 miles south of Milan to be used for permanent camping grounds.
- 1900 -- 100 years ago
- Charles L. Walker was reelected president and John W. Welch, secretary, of the Rock Island Public Library Board of Directors.
- 1925 -- 75 years ago
- William T. Ball of Moline was awarded Rock Island County's scholarship to the University of Illinois.
- 1950 -- 50 years ago
- Total attendance at Moline municipal swimming pool yesterday, the opening day of the season, was 1,316 according to Herbert Klier, pool manager. This was slightly more than last year's opening day attendance, but not a record for the first day.
- 1975 -- 25 years ago
- The Moline City Council is considering a noise abatement ordinance, setting noise decibel limits on motorcycles, cars and trucks, aimed at making the city quieter. The average auto will have no trouble meeting the decibel standards. Motorcycles will be affected the most, mainly because of the way they accelerate. Moline's proposed noise abatement ordinance failed to receive enough votes for consideration thus shelving the measure.
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