Today in History

Today in History: June 22, 2020 | News – The Delaware County Daily Times

100 Years Ago – 1920: Delaware County industries during the year 1919 produced manufactures having a total value of $356,920,000, according to figures just compiled by the state Bureau of Statistics and Information. Of the total valuation, $112,468,700 were produced in the city of Chester, and $49,494,000 worth of manufactures were turned out at Marcus Hook, showing the value of manufactured products in other parts of the county to be $194,956,700.

75 Years Ago – 1945: The largest concert crowd of the season was chased by the rain at Deshong Park last night mid-way through a program by the Westinghouse Steam Division Band. Five numbers had been completed when the storm interfered and sent bandsmen and the audience running for shelter. The concert was dedicated to Russia and several Russian selections were scheduled for the evening. Only one of these – Song of the Volga Boatmen – was finished, however, the