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Today in history for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 11, 2013, 6:30 pm
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Today is Saturday, Jan.12th, the 12th day of 2013. There are 353 days left in the year.
1863 -- 150 years ago: Thoughtless people, who know it is a violation of the law, arestopping their teams on the side walks on Market Square and on other sidewalks andcrossings in town. They must be kept clear of teams.
1888 -- 125 years ago: Martin W. Burgh, Rock Island County tax collector, has openedan office in the court house for the collection of 1888 taxes, now due.
1913 -- 100 years ago: Henry Dibbern, of Milan, today was elected president of the RockIsland County Farmers institute.
1938 -- 75 years ago: Walter Rosenfield has been re-elected president of the Chamber ofCommerce.
1963 -- 50 years ago: B.J. Ybarra, of Milan, an employee of the Burlington Route,yesterday was enrolled as a life member in The Wise Owl Club of America and receiveda gold-filled lapel button and a shop badge as the result of saving one of his eyes bywearing safety goggles.
1988 -- 25 years ago: A green light for a $12 million shopping center in downtownMoline could come within 90 days, officials said today.



















 



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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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