Day in history for October 10, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- A young lady, one of the assistant teachers in the Webster Grammar School in Cambridge, has received notice of a bequest of $70,000 from a discarded lover, who died recently in Brazil.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- In a report, the Rev. E. Wasmuth, presiding elder of the Rock Island district of the Methodist Church, said there were 22 pastor charges in the district, with a membership of 3,000.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- H.K. Walker, J.E. Henry and J.F. Witter were reelected as directors of the YMCA. Dr. W.S. Bagley was also elected, taking the place of Dr. F.H. First.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- A federal board for rivers and harbors inspected the Mississippi River rapids opposite Rock Island in connection with the development of a nine-foot channel project in the upper Mississippi.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- An estimated $350 damage resulted to the home of Mrs. Norman Ross, 615 E. 6th St., Davenport, today when a half-ton panel truck rolled down an incline into the home.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- Moline Public Library officials have approved architectural plans for a proposed $1.1 million branch facility at 3130 41st St., but library officials say they need to raise more money before the work can begin.
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