Day in history for June 7, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- A large brown cow, with D.D. lettered on each horn, was reported missing in the Rock Island business district. A cash reward was offered.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- Workmen for the Burlington Railroad laid a track along Water St., from 12th St. east, early in the morning. The track was removed in the afternoon by order of the Rock Island mayor. The matter was slated to go into circuit court.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- Mrs. E.F. Bartholomew and daughter, Cotta, left for Southern California to spend the summer.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- Illinois blue-clad veterans of the Civil War began mobilizing in Rock Island for the 64th annual encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- When Ed Sullivan presents an All-Army Show on Toast of the Town next Sunday, Rock Island will be represented by Cpl. Kenneth ''Sonny'' Berry, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Darrell Berry, 2307 30th St.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- A 113,000-square-feet gothic structure is being torn down to make way for parking spaces, baseball diamonds and basketball courts for the East Moline Community Correctional Center.
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