Day in history for September 20, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- Judge Drury returned from Whiteside County Saturday evening after having disposed of about 200 cases during one week.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- The first services in the new Trinity Episcopal Church were held today.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- Miss Ida Huntoon and Miss Bessie Marshall entertained at the Watch Tower Inn in honor of Miss Julia Stafford, who will soon leave to attend college at Washington, D.C.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- An historical pageant in the Rock Island Public Schools Stadium tonight and a parade tomorrow will close Rock Island's Sesqui-Centennial celebration of the western most campaign of the Revolutionary War.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- Mel R. Beckstrom, Moline architect, received the unanimous approval of the East Moline City Council for the preparation of preliminary plans and sketches for the proposed city hall and community building.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- In its second major action of the month targeted at minorities and non-commercial users, the Federal Communications Commission has proposed rules to create scores of new television stations. The Quad-City area would qualify for two of the new stations if the FCC proposal becomes law next year.
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