Day in history for June 10, 2004
- 1854 -- 150 years ago
- George S. Moore, 45, who came to Port Byron from Vermont in 1837, took his own life because of ill health. A man of remarkable energy and talent, he had accumulated wealth.
- 1879 -- 125 years ago
- The Humpty Dumpty troupe will appear at the Harper House Opera, it is reported.
- 1904 -- 100 years ago
- A strike of sheet metal workers in the Tri-Cities was settled by agreement to pay them 33 1/4 cents an hour. They had been receiving 30 cents an hour.
- 1929 -- 75 years ago
- Howard Nahrgang, 11, Davenport, choked to death when he swallowed a golf tee.
- 1954 -- 50 years ago
- I.F. (Speed) Whalen and A.M. McGregor, both of Davenport, are the sole owners and operators of radio station KSTT as the result of the action of the Federal Communications Commission in Washington in authorizing the transfer of the control of the radio station. According to the FCC, McGregor and Whalen gained control of the station through the purchase of the interest of Hugh Norman for $58,000.
- 1979 -- 25 years ago
- After 13 years, the family feud is over and nobody lost. The contest between Debra Spaulding, 18, of 1520 35th Ave., Moline, and her brother John, 19, to see who could post the best school attendance record has ended in a tie. John graduated from Moline High School last year with a perfect attendance record, and Debra graduated this year with a perfect attendance record.
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