Day in history for September 17, 2008
- 1858 -- 150 years ago
- The comet is attracting considerable notice in different parts of the country. They have had a peep at it way down at Halifax.1883 -- 125 years ago:
- 1933 -- 75 years ago
- The Rock Island Community Chest has set its sights on a goal of $96,770 for the 1948 campaign to finance a yearAndrsquo;s work for 16 public service agencies. That is the figure the chest board decided to shoot for during the drive which opens Oct. 10 and closes Oct. 22.1958 -- 50 years ago:
- 1983 -- 25 years ago
- The Peoria Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCWW) will hold its 39th convention Sept. 24 at Sacred Heart Parish, 1311-17th Ave., Moline. The theme of this yearAndrsquo;s convention, which is being held for the first time in Moline, is ''Renewal Andndash; A Vision of Hope.'' Dr. Mary Alice Stewart, director of counseling services at Black Hawk College, is scheduled to give the keynote address.
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