Day in history for March 28, 2001
- 1876 -- 125 years ago
- The Philharmonic Club is at the Harper House, as the members were unable to reach Galesburg, where they have an engagement for this evening, owing to the Peoria Road being blocked with snow.
- 1901 -- 100 years ago
- The J.W. VanSant brought down eight strings of logs.
- 1926 -- 75 years ago
- The General Allen, inspection and work boat of the United States engineers, was the first boat of the season to come to Rock Island.
- 1951 -- 50 years ago
- A proposal that daylight savings time be adopted as standard in the Quad-City area during the coming summer months was offered at the Moline city council session last night. Mayor Hjalmar Oakleaf said he would attempt a meeting of other Quad-City officials to discuss the subject.
- 1976 -- 25 years ago
- Kids who slop beer and toss empty cans on private parking lots are the targets of a new Bettendorf law that quieter, neater beer drinkers needn't worry about. The amended law prohibits drinking of beer and alcohol in public places. Previously, only alcohol was taboo! So in effect, according to information from city officials, the person who sips on a six-pack at Crow Creek Park is in violation of the law. But he won't be bothered. ``If you and your hubby and your kids are drinking a six-pack in a park, nobody's going to bother you, unless you get sloppy drunk,'' Police Chief Steve Tometich said.
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