Day in history for November 18, 2001
- 1851 -- 150 years ago
- We think it high time that some movement should be made by our city authorities toward the improvement of Rock Island streets and sidewalks.
- 1876 -- 125 years ago
- The pay train on the Peoria Road was ditched at Milan on Tuesday. The fireman escaped with light bruises, the others without injury.
- 1901 -- 100 years ago
- There will be a Happy-Go-Lucky social at the Memorial Christian Church, Rock Island, tonight. Everybody invited.
- 1926 -- 75 years ago
- Augustana College directors approved a college band concert tour through Sweden and Norway in 1927.
- 1951 -- 50 years ago
- Parents of the bobby-sox burglarets, the teenage girls who were arrested by Davenport police last week for a series of break-ins in east Davenport, were soundly scolded in juvenile court. The parents appeared with their two daughters before District Court Judge Glenn A. Kelly in Scott County juvenile court. Terming the girls series of petty burglaries more a case of delinquent parents than juvenile delinquency, Judge Kelly severely criticized the parents in a blistering lecture from the bench.
- 1976 -- 25 years ago
- Four Aldi Food Stores, limited-line discount groceries, are scheduled to open in East Moline, Moline, Rock Island and Davenport. The stores are owned by Aldi-Benner Co., Burlington, Iowa, and will carry only canned or dry foods, and no refrigerated products.
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