Day in history for April 10, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- Mr. A. Hemphill has just received a lot of F.V. Valentine And Co. patent enameled shirt collars, which are the most unique article extant.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- At Trinity Episcopal Church the Rev. A.R. Allen, rector, preached on ''The Measure of Human Responsibility.''
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- By a party vote the City Council refused to confirm the appointment of John P. Sexton for chief of police. Just previous to the balloting, Mr. Sexton resigned as an alderman.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- An Associated Press news story stated today that television images reproduced in a Chicago laboratory were nearly ''approaching the clearness of motion pictures.''
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- The proposal that the City of Rock Island establish a year around ban on dogs running at large was rekindled at last night's City Council. The city's present dog ordinance requires the dogs to be confined or kept on a leash from April 1 to Oct. 1.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- Sixty-year-old Everett Carlstrom's paper boy-to-chemical engineer story spans nearly 50 years, from his days as a mail clerk and paper boy at The Daily Dispatch in the 1930s to his appointment as head senior chemical engineer at Lockheed Corp. in California.
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