Day in history for September 25, 2003
- 1853 -- 150 years ago
- The editor has visited Rock Island's two private schools, the one called Rock Island seminary and Mr. Kelley's school in Church Square. The pupils are attentive, study hard and even enjoy singing rounds, glees and tunes in admirable style.
- 1878 -- 125 years ago
- Lou Cotlet, one of America's greatest artists and acrobatic clog dancers, arrived in Rock Island today to join the Wells Tennessee minstrel troupe.
- 1903 -- 100 years ago
- Mrs. C.P. Skinner defeated Miss Preston in the golf finals for the handicap cup yesterday afternoon. Her victory gave her the women's handicap cup, her third prize for the season.
- 1928 -- 75 years ago
- Charles F. Stauduhar was fatally hurt when hit by an auto on the way to his father's funeral.
- 1953 -- 50 years ago
- George F. Reeder, executive director of the Moline Association of Commerce, was re-appointed vice chairman of the inquiry procedure committee of the American Chamber of Commerce executives at that organization's meeting this week in Oklahoma City.
- 1978 -- 25 years ago
- The Colona Community Fire Department board agreed to look for another location for the controversial substation which it has planned to build in Bullock's Fourth Addition. The board did not guarantee the 17 residents of the addition who showed up at the trustees' meeting that they would definitely kill plans to build there.
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