Tony Esposito Birthday


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 8:14 am
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Tony Esposito, Moline, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Feb. 16. His children will host a dinner for him at the 7th Street Moline, Hy-Vee Clubroom. Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 5 to 8 p.m.. No gifts, please.
Mr. Esposito was born Feb. 16, 1923, in Chicago.
His children are JoAnne and Steve Jackson, Moline; Amy and Mike Kuberski, Evergreen, Colo.; and John Esposito, Moline. He has five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Tony started teaching school and coaching in 1946 at St. Anne School, East Moline. In 1950, he taught school and was a principal in Port Byron until 1954. In 1954, he began teaching and later became a principal for Moline Public Schools, retiring in 1981 from George Washington Elementary.
He is a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Moline.












 




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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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