Jack Keefe presents Back in the Day   –  A daily history of events from the past

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Back in the Day June 2, 2022 thru June 10, 2022

Back in the Day June 11, 2022 thru June 19, 2022

Back in the Day June 20, 2022 thru June 28, 2022

Back in the Day June 29, 2022 thru July 7, 2022 –

Correction: The Grand Hotel was on Emerson Street – check it out.

Sampling of what is available for each day

100 years ago
June 3, 1922: Roy Royce, America’s youngest “human fly,” scaled the south side of the
McLean County courthouse all the way to the top of the dome. When he got there, he climbed
to the top of the flagstaff and perched on the ball. It was 4 pm, so he drew a crowd.