Day in history for September 18, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- The Henry County Dial has changed hands again. C. Bassett is now the proprietor. It continues a know nothing fusion paper, as formerly.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- Moline has 1,100 pupils enrolled in her public schools.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- Miss Ruth Gamble, who has been employed in the circuit clerk's office, departed today to enter Oberlin University.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- The first hole-in-one on the Geneseo Golf Club was made yesterday afternoon by Frank Cook. Mr. Cook was playing in a foursome with J. Otis Ogden, W.G. Curley and William H. Hosford. The shot was on the 8th hole with a drive of about 150 yards.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- A number of employees were called back to Farmall Works of International Harvester Co., Rock Island, this afternoon to ready the plant for the resumption of full-scale production tomorrow morning, ending a 26-day strike.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- More than 30 horse lovers jammed the Coal Valley village hall to protest a proposal that would ban horses from sidewalks, roadways, parks, thoroughfares and other areas of public use. Village trustees said it's time to end the smelly problem, but horse lovers argued for a chance to clean up their act.
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