Day in history for September 10, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- We are again indebted to Mr. Kinney for choice dahlias and roses. He will have a fine collection of flowers at the fair.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- The firm of McCabe And Wheaton has been dissolved. Mr. McCabe has retired from the firm, which will hereafter be conducted by Frank M. Wheaton.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- Work on the new Elks building on 18th St. is being pushed to an early completion.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- Conrad J. Bergendoff, dean of Augustana Theological Seminary, today announced that class work will open for seminary students Sept. 22.
- 1957 -- 50 years ago
- Representatives of a Chicago paint manufacturing firm, Tousey Varnish Company, and officers of the Association of Commerce will break ground Thursday for the construction of a new plant in East Moline. The paint firm will construct a modern manufacturing plant on the 16-acre site recently purchased at 2100 8th Ave., East Moline.
- 1982 -- 25 years ago
- The Daily Dispatch today received the first-place prize for general excellence in the 1982 Illinois Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the Illinois Press Association. The Dispatch's award for general excellence, the top individual category, was earned in competition against other daily Illinois newspapers with circulation of 15,000 to 50,000.
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