Day in history for June 25, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- Farnam House has recently been enlarged and almost entirely new-built. It is four stories high, 120 feet deep and contains over 150 sleeping apartments, including many convenient and well furnished suites.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- Members of Buford's hose brigade held a picnic today at Offerman's Island. George Nold received a shotgun at the pigeon shoot.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- Thomas Gowling died yesterday of injuries received in the San Francisco earthquake. He lived here 15 years and was in the employ of the Tri-City Railway Company.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- The movement to establish a municipal airport for Moline to prevent loss of airline traffic for the community was revived last night at a meeting of commerce leaders in Moline City Hall.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- A burglar who broke into First Congregational Church, 7th Ave. and 22nd St., Moline, some time last night got only a ''few pennies'' for his trouble but caused considerable damage to filing cabinets and desk drawers.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- John Zachary DeLorean's car is for sale at Ron Buysse Dodge in Davenport. The car is a two-seater sports car, featuring ''gull-wing'' doors that open up, not out. The body is made entirely of plastics and stainless steel.
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