Day in history for June 30, 2000
- 1875 -- 125 years ago
- Rock Island police records show 50 arrests were made in the city during June. Twelve were for drunk and disorderly conduct.
- 1900 -- 100 years ago
- Franklin Williams was named director and E.C. Eberhardt manager of the newly organized Modern Woodmen of America band.
- 1925 -- 75 years ago
- Defeated in seeking further delays, John P. Looney went on trial in Rock Island Circuit Court.
- 1950 -- 50 years ago
- A 2 1/2-hour afternoon program will mark the official start of television on station WHBF-TV at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Several ``dry'' runs have been used in testing the last few days, in order to insure all equipment being in working order when the official air time arrives tomorrow. WHBF-TV is the 106th television station of the 109 in the United States authorized by the Federal Communications Commission to go on the air up to this time.
- 1975 -- 25 years ago
- A public hearing on the 15 percent rate increase being requested in Moline by Quint-Cities Cablevision Inc. is being held tonight at city hall. Citizens are invited to attend the hearing, set up by the city council's license and franchise committee. The proposed increase would increase the present monthly service charge of $5.95 for residential units to $6.95.
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