Day in history for September 15, 2004
- 1854 -- 150 years ago
- Peter S. Albert, William Bell and Jeremiah Chamberlain were appointed as election judges in Rock Island.
- 1879 -- 125 years ago
- John J. Kahle, Henry Carse, Phil Mitchell and E.W. Boynton were named to the January grand jury of county circuit court.
- 1904 -- 100 years ago
- The county board of supervisors recessed its meeting to attend the county fair at Joslin.
- 1929 -- 75 years ago
- Julius K. Brandenburg, insurance underwriter and former editor of the Daily Union, died.
- 1954 -- 50 years ago
- For more than a hundred years it has been a tradition of the Hecht family to honor the little ones starting to school for the first time with a ''Sugar Dieta.'' Karen Hecht, 5, Moline, started in the kindergarten class at Roosevelt School near her home, but not until her grandmother, Mrs. Walter Hecht, Rock Island, had given her a ''Sugar Dieta,'' which resembles a horn of plenty and is filled with all things good, including peaches, apples, candy, pencils, a purse, articles of clothing and other items.
- 1979 -- 25 years ago
- Vandals cut four tires and punched a hole in the radiator of a pickup truck owned by the strike-bound Rock Island Lines. A railroad employee told police he found the damaged truck this morning outside his room at the Exel Inn, 2501 52nd Ave.
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