Day in history for June 9, 2001
- 1876 -- 125 years ago
- The First National Bank, Rock Island, has just put into its safe one of Hall's time locks, which is not only burglar proof, but cannot be opened by any of the officers except at the time appointed for it to open.
- 1901 -- 100 years ago
- The Illinois Pharmaceutical Association opened its 22nd annual convention in the YMCA auditorium.
- 1926 -- 75 years ago
- The proposal to separate the college and seminary departments of Augustana College and Theological Seminary was overwhelmingly adopted by the Lutheran Augustana Synod in session at Philadelphia.
- 1951 -- 50 years ago
- Officers of the AFL Temple Club, Rock Island, may be called before the grand jury in connection with a federal slot machine license obtained by the club, State's Attorney Bernard J. Moran said today. The club was raided yesterday afternoon by a city and a county officer, but no slot machines were found in the place. The raid was ordered by Moran after he was informed of an Associated Press report from Chicago which said the Temple Club had obtained a license.
- 1976 -- 25 years ago
- U.S. Rep. Tom Railsback of Moline announced the historic 130 year old Black's Store building in Hampton has been entered into the National Register of Historic Places. Black's Store building, still standing on Hampton's waterfront, was built in 1846 by Francis Black as the town's first general store. It is one of the oldest buildings in Rock Island County.
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