Day in history for June 9, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- The bareges worn by the ladies this season are covered with small checkers in double lines of pink, blue or green. The flounces of dresses made of this material contain stripes.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- At Rock Island High School graduating exercises essays were read by Francis A. Cutter, Ina E. Lewis, Julia Anderson, Hattie Henderson, Bridget Cavanaugh, Daisy Hardy, Mary E. Lloyd, Ellen Russell and Minnie Briggs, and orations were given by M. Edward Sweeney, W.E. Palmer, Nelson R. Hayes, Etta M. McDonald and Fannie Hamilton. Alvin H. Connelly delivered the valedictory.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- Robert G. Hudson resigned as superintendent of Trinity Episcopal Sunday School after 44 years of service in that position.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- The House public works committee today approved legislation authorizing enlargement of the Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge across the Mississippi River between Bettendorf and Moline. The new span would be added to the present bridge, widening it to handle four lanes, two each way.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- Rilla McDade says you haven't lived until you've been beeped in public. Lawyers, doctors, real estate agents and expectant fathers are among those who've taken up the electronic portable pager fad, and their numbers are growing.
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