Historical Happenings 100 Years Ago July 9, 1919 The Gothenburg town band held a concert in the city park and drew a large crowd, who congratulated the players on the size and quality of the band that year. A severe hail storm took place on the 4th of July, causing damaged buildings and loss of ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!