Day in history for June 30, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- The dread of Asiatic cholera has been prevailing in Davenport for two weeks. Four victims of the disease died there Sunday.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- Nels A. Nelson's right arm was mashed when it was run over by an engine of the St. Louis train at the 18th Street crossing in Rock Island last evening.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- That the Rock Island Plow Company plans to expand is indicated by its purchases of property west of 8th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- A new chapel was dedicated today at St. Anthony's Hospital. Twenty-nine priests participated in the dedication, which was witnessed by about 200 persons.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- Breakfast was hindered in the Geneseo home of Mr. and Mrs. Walfred Gustafson early yesterday morning. Mrs. Gustafson was preparing the first meal of the day when lightning struck the chimney about 6:20 a.m., throwing bricks into the neighbor's yard. The housewife described the effect as a ``terrible crash'' which shattered light bulbs, damaged some of the wiring in the home and tore shingles off the room.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- The most recent addition to Moline's Peterson Park is a small amphitheater overlooking the Mississippi River. The semi-circular amphitheater was designed by Lundeen And Toline Architects, Moline, as part of improvements being funded via a Butterworth Foundation grant.
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