Day in history for September 25, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- Speaking at the courthouse, former Gov. Bebb orated for three hours on behalf of the Whigs and was answered by three Democrats who stood up and insisted upon being heard. The meeting ended in disorder.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- A regiment of soldiers, 875 in number, passed through Rock Island on their way to Montana.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- Many patients were operated upon here today at the clinic held in connection with the Rock Island convention of the First District Dental Society.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- Seven persons were injured in accidents in Rock Island.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- Loss of six $20 bills, which were pinned to her undergarments, was reported to Rock Island police by an out-of-town woman. Mrs. John Miller said that the six bills were in a handkerchief pinned to her brassiere but that it was a mystery how they disappeared. She and her husband have been staying at 2847 7th Ave., Rock Island, while her husband attended a school at the Arsenal.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- Legionnaire's Disease claimed the life of a Silvis industrial worker Sept. 14, Lutheran Hospital officials said today. Donald C. Dumolien, 51, died after undergoing treatment for an overwhelming infection for 2 1/2 weeks. The hospital's diagnosis of the disease was confirmed by the National Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga., soon after the victim entered the hospital.
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