Day in history for September 11, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- People should think twice before going to California to hunt gold. In San Francisco houses rent for $100 a month and servants get $50 to $100 a month. Drinking water (20 buckets a day) comes to $395 yearly.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- A Pittsburgh, Pa., newspaper refers to Rock Island as ``a Democratic stronghold.''
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- J.F. Witter has been appointed by the Y.M.C.A. to promote debates under auspices of the Y.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- A new heat wave record for September seen as probable today with the temperature at the 95 mark at 2 p.m.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- Davenport park officials are probing the death of a mother deer in its pen in Fejervary Park. Park officials say it had been ``murdered'' with a blunt instrument or by a blunt arrow shot from a bow. Park board members believe the deer was deliberately killed and they promise prosecution.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- A delegation of top-ranking Chinese officials will tour Quad-City industrial sites as part of a nationwide technology survey tour, the National Council for U.S.-China Trade has announced. The U.S.-China Trade Council, established with the federal government's support, is a nonprofit organization of over 400 corporate members whose aim is to promote trade with the People's Republic of China. William Hewitt, board chairman of Deere And Co., chairs the council.
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