Day in history for June 4, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- It seems that everybody in central Europe, especially in Germany, Austria, Hungary and Bohemia, wants to emigrate to the United States. On a single day 6,000 emigrants sailed from Bremen for America.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- Pupils of the Gymnastic School gave an entertainment at Turner Hall. Professor Schultz led the exercises.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- An ordinance was introduced in the Rock Island city council providing for the licensing of baseball and driving parks on payment of a $100 fee annually.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- June 12 has been selected as the date for the dedication of the $75,000 Prince Hall home in Rock Island by Masons of Illinois.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- The sale of Moline's old Washington School, at 8th Avenue and 17th Street, has been completed and the final payment on the purchase price delivered, the board of education was informed by its attorney, Andrew Kopp. The old building and site were sold at auction a year ago for $12,700, but only recently was the title cleared for the deal to be completed. The purchaser was the Scott Corporation of Bettendorf.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- The arrest total in a massive crackdown on illegal gun and drug operations in the Quad-Cities now stands at 62. Officers from nearly a dozen federal, state and local law enforcement agencies launched the crackdown when they staged arrest raids at dozens of residences around the Quad-Cities.
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