1972: Mayo Medical School receives grants for the first year
Highlights of events in 1997, 1972, 1947 and 1922.
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1997 — 25 years ago
- Northwest Airlines has stopped showing movies on flights within the continental United States. Less than 10% of coach passengers buy headsets at $4 apiece on domestic flights.
- The Rochester City Council approved the Hy-Vee retail project near Crossroads Center by a vote of 4-3.
- Top weekend movies were "Men in Black," "Face/Off" and "Hercules."
1972 — 50 years ago
- First District Rep. Albert Quie, R-Minn., announced that the Mayo Medical School has received two grants for its first year of operation. The grants were for $400,000 and $104,093.
- In London, England, Billy Jean King of Long Beach, Calif., won her fourth women’s singles title at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.
1947 — 75 years ago
- The “siren bandit” was sentenced to seven years in the Missouri penitentiary. The 22-year-old man would use a siren to pull over vehicles and rob the occupants. He was being sought in Minnesota and apprehended in Missouri.
1922 — 100 years ago
- The bartender was arrested after 38 gallons of moonshine whiskey was confiscated in a raid on the Hotel Dillion.
- One hundred and fifty golfers from Winona arrived in Rochester to play in a golf tournament. After golfing was completed, a picnic supper was held, bonfire and music.
- The first formal meeting of the new members of the county child welfare board was held at the Red Cross office. Rev. C. E. Burgess was elected chair.
Highlights of news reported in 1998, 1973, 1948 and 1923.
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