Day in history for June 10, 2001
- 1876 -- 125 years ago
- The Baptist Church in Moline has decided by unanimous vote not to accept the resignation of its pastor, Rev. Thomas F. Borchers. It will, however, give him a vacation.
- 1901 -- 100 years ago
- The Tri-City Bottled Milk Company of Rock Island has been incorporated at Springfield for the purpose of manufacturing and dealing in dairy products. The capital stock is $100,000. The stock is said to have been all subscribed and a meeting will be held shortly to organize. The company is to build a modern plant in Rock Island.
- 1926 -- 75 years ago
- An air washing device to cool the atmosphere in the Fort Armstrong Theater, Rock Island, is being installed at a cost of $1,800.
- 1951 -- 50 years ago
- The Rock Island County board of supervisors obliged the County Tavern Owners Association by raising the limit on county rural taverns from 30 to 36. The board also approved setting the Sunday opening hour for the rural taverns as 8 a.m. instead of noon.
- 1976 -- 25 years ago
- Living in a school bus for 3 1/2 years is not most people's idea of an educational experience, but it will be for Joe and Inez Jackling, a former Rapids City couple. The Jacklings, who moved to Monrovia, Calif., from Rapids City several years ago, have converted a 1954 Crown school bus into a luxurious mobile home which they will use on an extensive 3-year tour of North and South America.
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