Day in history for June 26, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- Mr. Hibbard Moore, Rock Island, has a common native cow, about seven years old, from which is made, regularly, fourteen pounds of butter per week, or two pounds a day. If anyone has a cow that can beat this we shall be pleased to make the fact known.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- There will be no mission services tomorrow at the Mission Chapel of Trinity Church, on account of the high water, which renders it impossible.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- That long drawn out toot from across the river yesterday noon was caused by the valve in the whistle at glucose works sticking. It was 15 minutes before the trouble could be remedied.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- More than 2,000 visitors gathered in Moline to attend the 27th annual convention of the Illinois Spanish-American War Veterans, which opened a 3-day session.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- Miss Susann McDonald, Rock Island, a harpist, has won the Grand Premier Prize of the Paris National Conservatory of Music, rated the highest honor a musician can win.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- The ''Valkommen'' mat was out in Andover Thursday as women of the Augustana Lutheran Church served lunch to 200 Swedish visitors, members of the traveling Smaland Men's Chorus and their wives.
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