Day in history for May 25, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- D.F. Kinney wishes us to state that he has a quantity of Chinese sugar cane seed for distribution among the members of the agricultural society.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- A number of orders for new boats have been received at the boat yard of Kahlke Bros. and work on them will start at once.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- The Rev. E.K. Jonsen, new pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, and his bride were welcomed to the city at a reception held at the church last night.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- R.P. Gilloley, Rock Island, was nominated last night for reelection as grand knight of Allouez Council, Knights of Columbus. William J. Wheelan is deputy grand knight.
- 1957 -- 50 years ago
- Stephen Holden, eighth grade student at C.R. Hanna School, Orion, speaking on the subject, ''History-Making Headlines,'' was judged winner of the civic oration contest Thursday at the school. Second place winner was Glenn Tennant, eighth grade.
- 1982 -- 25 years ago
- America's next big earthquake is likely to be centered in Missouri's bootheel, and probably will cause $15 billion in damage across the Midwest from Dallas to Chicago, scientists predict. There is a 25 percent chance that the next great earthquake by the year 2000 will occur in the Mississippi Valley.
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