Day in history for January 10, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- Diaries for 1852 for sale at Porter's Book Store.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- Henry Saddoris was elected president of the Farmers Association of Coe and Canoe Creek townships.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- Governor Sam VanSant of Minnesota, formerly of Rock Island, is a visitor in the Tri-Cities. The governor has become very prominent nationally because of his fight to prevent the merger of railroads and other large corporations.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- Fire in the dormitory of the Illinois Military School, Aledo, took the life of one boy. Colonel C.R. Terry, head of the school, was burned while trying to rescue him.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- Take a trumpet, sousaphone, trombone and accordion, place in the hand of four enthusiastic boys, and you have the Rock Island High School pep band. Hundreds of persons attending basketball games at Rocky have enjoyed this group's music. Members are: Dick Collins, sousaphone; Bob Cook, trumpet; Jim Maihack, accordion, and Bill Allred, trombone.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- You can buy nearly everything else with one, and now a credit card will even pay for your college education at two Quad-Cities schools. Quad-Citians who want to go to college but can't come up with tuition and registration fees now can charge them with a bank credit card. St. Ambrose College in Davenport today announced it has joined Scott Community College in accepting credit cards.
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