100 years ago - 1908
King Edward VII continued his reign as sovereign of England and the United Kingdom.
The president of the United States was Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt.
50 years ago - 1958
The Sussex post office moved from the former Marsden-Lee-Schuman building to Main Street and Orchard Drive, the former Corner Fair Convenience Store.
Sussex brothers Richard and David Spiegel were both stationed with the military in Germany - Richard at Heidelberg and David at Goppingen.
Sussex Main Street School hired Eugene Blongia as its next principal.
25 years ago - 1983
Four sheep died in a fire at the Austin Smith property on Hillside Road in Lisbon.
The Sussex Fire Department fought a garage fire on Pembrook Street. Fire Chief George Kaestner estimated the loss at $5,000.
The Hamilton High School basketball team edged Menomonee Falls North, 22-20. Pat Walczak led the Chargers with 12 points.
10 years ago - 1998
Lisbon appointed an interim police chief, Sgt. Ed Kaczkowski, to replace retiring Chief David Gettleman.
One carefully guarded secret of Sussex was sign shop artist Ken "Beanpole" Rappette.
5 years ago - 2003
Gypsy moth infestation was expected in Lisbon's Thousand Oaks subdivision.
St. James Catholic Church and Willow Spring Learning Center planned to share a parking lot that the church intended to build on an unused school-owned lot.
Halquist Stone's Dozer Day raised $118,000 for the Hamilton Education Foundation.