Day in history for December 15, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- The Young Men's Christian Assn. will hold its regular meeting in the lecture room of the Methodist Church.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- A man employed at Wagner's Brewery was scalded by falling over a bucket of boiling water. His arm was burned.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- C.F. Gaetjer, superintendent of Long View Park, entertained the park commission at his home in Rock Island. Present were William Jackson, F.C. Denkmann, Otto Huber, W.H. Dart, E.B. McKown and City Clerk H.C. Schaeffer.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- Taking an early lead, Coe College of Cedar Rapids defeated Augustana 24-20 in the first basketball game of the season for both teams. The leading scorer, Don Caldwell, for Augustana had eight points.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- Triplet daughters were born Thursday afternoon to Mr. and Mrs. Michael Morrissey of Erie at Hammond-Henry District Hospital, Geneseo. With the three new arrivals the Morrisseys have 14 children, ranging in age from 18 to 2. They have six boys and eight girls.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- International Harvester moved to shore up its credit rating today by mortgaging its two Quad-City factories. Mortgages on the two properties, the Farmall Plant in Rock Island and the IH East Moline Plant, were filed this morning at the Rock Island County Recorder's Office.
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