Day in history for November 9, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- The shingles stolen from the schoolhouse in the Third ward have been found at Drury's landing. We will have other developments about the affair in a few days.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- The Democratic forces held a rally in Union Square last night to celebrate the election of their local candidates.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- The city council last night authorized the purchase of two new boilers for the waterworks. The lowest bid received was $2,170 for both boilers.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- R.I. County contests winners, with the vote still incomplete, are Francis C. King, states attorney; Howard Gregg, circuit clerk; Walter W. Kittilsen, county auditor; Sam Ryerson, recorder of deeds and Harry J. Vance, coroner.
- 1957 -- 50 years ago
- Naval Reservists left for a two-week training cruise to Puerto Rico. Leaving were George Standifird, Frank Timmons, Larry Schultz, Gary Peterson, Duane Bender, Martin Foster, Richard Wilson, Loren Swemline and Wallace Lloyd, Jr.
- 1982 -- 25 years ago
- International Harvester will get a new chief executive officer. At a special meeting, the board elected Donald D. Lennox to replace Louis Menk. Menk will remain as chairman of the board and Lennox, currently the company's president, will keep that post in addition to serving as chief executive officer.
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