Day in history for June 2, 2000
- 1875 -- 125 years ago
- J.W. Scott, who resides two miles east of Cambridge, injured his hand in a corn sheller at Orion. One finger was amputated.
- 1900 -- 100 years ago
- Herman Kakert of Rock Island and Miss Mary Lage of Davenport were married at the home of the bridegroom's parents, 708 12th St.
- 1925 -- 75 years ago
- Sen. William B. McKinley pledged to seek a revival of the normal use of Rock Island Arsenal.
- 1950 -- 50 years ago
- A huge tepee has been erected at the Girl Scouts' Camp Shabonee near Port Byron. The tepee, which is 13 feet tall and has a 54-inch base, was made two years ago, painted last year and erected for the first time only a few days ago. It will be used for Girl Scout ceremonial meetings. Mrs. Edward Bennett of Grand Mound, Iowa, is camp director this year. The tepee was painted under the direction of Mrs. Clyde Strickland, camp director last year.
- 1975 -- 25 years ago
- George Silver, Bettendorf, president of Riverside Industrial Materials, Bettendorf, has been appointed a member of the 1975 committee of National United Nations Day. The committee will be inaugurated by the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in New York City. This year will be the 30th anniversary of the United Nations.
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