Day in history for June 10, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- Anyone wanting a good brick house at a reasonable price should call on John Lidders, corner of Water and Jefferson streets.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- A motion made in the city council meeting to abolish the office of sidewalk commissioner was referred to the city attorney.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- Socialists meeting in Turner Hall were addressed by James S. Smith of Chicago, secretary of the state organization.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- A tree that stands out in the memories of the older people of Hampton township is a pear tree planted by John Frels over 80 years ago. The fruit is of excellent quality and efforts to secure more of the same variety have been impossible.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- Gasoline prices tumbled another penny in most Rock Island, Moline and East Moline service stations today in the current price-cutting ''war.'' Gasoline bargains stood at 25.9 cents for regular and 27.9 cents for ethyl.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- About 1,000 bicyclists from the Midwest will ride from the Quad-Cities to Dubuque Saturday and return Sunday through Galena. The Tour of the Mississippi River Valley begins 6:30 a.m. from Scott Community College, Riverdale, Iowa. The participants will stay overnight at Clarke College, Dubuque.
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