Day in history for September 22, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- The theater of Davenport continues to attract large and fashionable audiences. Pizzara, or the Death of Rolla, is the leading feature this evening.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- The soldiers' monument in courthouse square was decorated today out of respect for the dead President. The figure at the top of the monument was draped in mourning.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- The YMCA tendered a reception last night by Harry Franks, new physical director, and his wife.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- Contract for $3,000 worth of driveways within the grounds of the new Rock Island County Tuberculosis Sanatorium on 25th Ave., Rock Island, was let yesterday by the state aid road committee of the county board.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- Two six-year-old Rock Island children have admitted to setting two fires on successive days in the same mail box at 11th Street and 5th Avenue, Rock Island. The children set the blazes by lighting newspapers from street flares and stuffing them into openings in the combination letter, parcel and relay box.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- Speak Out is a brand new service exclusive to the readers of The Daily Dispatch. Speak Out is a recording device housed in The Dispatch newsroom designed so you can call anytime, day or night, to Speak Out about whatever's on your mind.
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