Day in history for September 30, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- The September term of the Lee County Circuit Court was organized on Monday afternoon, the Hon. J.W. Drury of Rock Island presiding.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- Webb Hayes, son of the president of the Rock Island Railroad, passed through here Tuesday night on his way to Nevada, where he is to join his parents.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- The Rev. Marion Humphreys will be installed as pastor of the Central Presbyterian Church tomorrow. The Rev. W.B. McKee of Rock Island heads the installation committee.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- Amid a wave of banditry, highlighted last night by the theft of an auto at gun point, Chief of Police Herman Sehnert took steps to curb lawlessness by the extension of the squad car patrol.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- A 1956 model auto is missing from Dahl Motor Co., 627 W. 2nd St., Davenport, after thieves were foiled in their attempt to crack the office safe in a daring break-in early today.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- Jake Mohr likes to get high on his birthday. He's done it every year since he turned 54. He'll be 62 Friday. Mohr loves airplanes. Even more, he loves jumping out of them. Mohr is associated with Trackers Inc., Annawan-based exhibition parachute team.
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