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The Day in History, July 30

2007 — One year ago

Dorothy McConnell will be the honorary grand marshal of the Chatfield Western Days parade. She will ride in a horse-drawn buggy.

College hockey fans got a close and personal view of the Hobey Baker Memorial Trophy, which was on display at Rochester Recreation Center.

1958 — 50 years ago

Gov. Orville Freeman headed a delegation of state government agency heads, which assembled for a two-day training session at the IBM plant in Rochester. State officials are receiving a thorough briefing on the role of electronic equipment in processing data.

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1908 — 100 years ago

C.F. Fischer of Rochester has four automobiles that he is keeping for public use. One or more of the machines may be had by calling phone 7 or by dropping by the Metropolitan Hotel.

Compiled by Loren Else, a Rochester freelance writer.

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