100 years ago
Sept. 11, 1919: Bloomington has a member on the U.S. Naval Academy’s rowing team: Theodore L. Hasbrouck. He is shown among many other team members after an inter-battalion boat race on the Severn River. Hasbrouck was a part of the winning rowing crew that day.
75 years ago
Sept. 11, 1944: A late summer cold front blew through town, causing temperatures to drop 16 degrees in half an hour. It was 82 degrees at about one o’clock when a brief shower began. Thirty minutes and 0.15 inches of rain later, it was 67. Rainfall this month is under half an inch.
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50 years ago
Sept. 11, 1969: Cable TV came on in town but changes lie ahead. The FCC ordered a halt to cable construction, charging the GTE franchise was anti-competitive. Now comes a new directive: GTE can build the system and run it, but ultimately must sell the franchise.
25 years ago
Sept. 11, 1994: It appears Veterans Parkway’s days as a bypass around town are over. With the city’s eastward expansion and development of businesses along the road, land prices are going up. Veterans Parkway now sees a traffic count of 50,000 cars per day.
Compiled by Jack Keefe; email@example.com.