June 2, 1903(Tuesday) _ Gustave Gustafson, 41, finally passed away from injuries received several days ago when he was run down by an interurban car he was trying to flag down; he was a native of Sweden; he was employed at the Foster shoe factory. The Rock County Medical Society's Beloit meeting focused on physicians' desire to have schools more rigidly enforce rules against having children with infectious diseases attend classes.
June 2, 1953(Tuesday) _ Roscoe businessman Clifford Wilcox is dead at age 89. Aged Monroe Swiss cheese is 53 cents a pound at the Midwest Market, 220 State Street. A 160 tract north of Burton Street and west of McKinley Avenue has been offered by owners Walter and Ruby Christiansen, for annexation. A large tract on the northeast section of the city also has been proposed for annexation as the site for a new elementary school. The one-room brick Coon Creek school near Rockton will be closed for good at the end of the school year this Friday; students living in the area served by the school now will attend Shirland school.
June 2, 1978(Friday) _ The lawyer for suspended Beloit police officer Joseph Tomkiewicz says Police Chief John Mizerka employs favoritism in disciplinary policies. Among women honored at the YWCA's Leader Luncheon were Joyce Scholten, Marjorie Tobit, Velma Herd, Kathy Sand and Minnie Enking. Barbara Bryden is valedictorian and Kerry Ward is salutatorian at North Boone High School. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie J. Meyers will note their 50th anniversary. Beloit Memorial High seniors Richard Kinkade, Christopher Plude, Robert Pollard, Ted Wen and Ann Freeman have won Beloit Education Association scholarships. Robinson school teacher Carol Healless is the Rotary Club's teacher of the month. Longtime Rock County clerk of courts Harold V. Schmidley will retire.
June 2, 1993(Wednesday) _ The official temperature of 37 degrees on Tuesday was a record low for June 1 in Beloit. Jean-Marie McMorran of Beloit Catholic High has been named a U.S. National award winner in foreign language and mathematics. Longtime Beloit teacher Ellen Mary Hermann, affectionately known as Doll, has died at the age of 89. Coty council members say the new ban on all outdoor burning is to be reviewed in light of public protests. Longtime Beloit retail store worker Joseph Boyd Hough, 78, has died.