Day in history for September 22, 2001
- 1876 -- 125 years ago
- Mr. Harper has made a contract for nearly $2,000 worth of elegant French plate mirrors for the Harper House dining room, and has purchased about 150 stout, leather upholstered, spring seat, walnut frame chairs for the tables.
- 1901 -- 100 years ago
- President Andreen, the new head of Augustana College, is a friend of athletics and the students of the institution are enthusiastic over the prospect of the ban being lifted from athletic contests with other colleges.
- 1926 -- 75 years ago
- With installation of instruments necessary for the establishment of pilot balloon weather soundings at the airport, it is hoped that soundings can be taken within the next few days.
- 1951 -- 50 years ago
- ``Cook Up a Crime'' is not a cookbook but the latest novel written by Rock Island's ``whodunit'' author, Charlotte Murray Russell. A housewife, Mrs. Russell, has her 16th book published by Doubleday and Company released this month. The 192-page, easily-read Crime Club book continues the detective work of Miss Jane Amanda Edwards, popular character of her other books.
- 1976 -- 25 years ago
- A new Yamaha organ will be dedicated at a service at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Grace United Methodist Church, 3X Ave. and 20th St., East Moline. The combined choirs of the Grace Church and the Church of the Cross United Methodist Church will sing, and Mrs. Donna Watson, Port Byron, will play the new $4,000 organ.
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