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5 Fun Facts About September 25 In Iowa History

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1. On September 25, 1969, the University of Iowa's Hawkeye Marching Band was featured on the cover of Time magazine. The band was selected as the "Best of the Big Ten" and was featured in the story "Bands: The Sound of Success."

2. Iowa City's Englert Theatre reopened on September 25, 1999, after undergoing a $5.5 million renovation. The theater, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, originally opened in 1912 as the Moorehead Theatre.

3. On September 25, 1926, Iowa native and Hall of Fame baseball player Bob Feller was born in Van Meter. Feller played for the Cleveland Indians from 1936 to 1956 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1962.

4. The first edition of the Ames Daily Tribune was published on September 25, 1867. The newspaper, which later became the Ames Tribune, is still in circulation today and covers news and events in the Ames area.

5. On September 25, 1982, the University of Northern Iowa's football team defeated the University of Iowa 20-10 in the first meeting between the two schools since 1907. The game, which was played in Cedar Falls, was the first of a four-game series between the schools.
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