Day in history for June 20, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- Cholera has made its appearance in Davenport and has been prevailing more or less during the past two weeks. There were four deaths on Sunday.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- Lars Lind, a cousin of the famous singer, Jenny Lind, is working as a carpenter at Sterling, Ill.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- At the Twelfth Street Ball Park in Rock Island, the Thins defeated the Fats, 15 to 11, in a baseball game to raise money for cemetery improvements.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- Tri-City residents were treated to the sight of the flagship airplane New York, which led the Pan-American goodwill flight to Central and South America last winter, and greeted the commander of that flight, Major Herbert A. Dargue, when he and his party arrived by air for a visit.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- Davenport City Clerk Frank Hass is keeping his eyes peeled for another letter from President Truman. He received one, signed by the president's secretary, pertaining to the city council's decision to lift rent controls in Davenport. However, the letter merely acknowledged receipt of a certified copy of the resolution.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- Mindy Peterson had an unscheduled bridal shower Wednesday night that will fatten her dowry by $10,000. Miss Peterson, 18, who will become the bride of Bob VanOpdorp, 21, Silvis, on Saturday, won the state's instant lottery. Miss Peterson, Carbon Cliff, plans to go to Hawaii on her honeymoon.
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