Day in history for September 26, 2008

1858 -- 150 years ago
Although this is about the time of year for the equinoxial storm, the weather has been fine up to this date.1883 -- 125 years ago:

1908 -- 100 years ago
H.E. VanDuzer of Rock Island was elected president of the Rock Island County Sunday School Association at Port Byron last night.1933 -- 75 years ago:

1958 -- 50 years ago
The Moline High School Operetta Workshop dancers appeared in the ''Roof Top Ballet,'' the feature number presented in a talent exchange program at Rock Island High School this morning. The dancers were Julie Donaldson, Pam Bell, Nonie Moorhusen, Penny Clymer, Terry Eveland, Judy Nielsen, Margi Eihl, Sally Holcomb, Julie Eastland and Gale Jones.1983 -- 25 years ago:

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