Day in history for November 25, 2001
- 1851 -- 150 years ago
- The Chicago Democrat of Saturday last says that the grading on the Chicago and Rock Island Road is completed for five miles out of Rock Island.
- 1876 -- 125 years ago
- Brita Nelson, the Rapids City murderess, has been sent home from the insane asylum as cured. Her sanity has never been doubted half as much as that of the jury which tried her case.
- 1901 -- 100 years ago
- The East Moline Post Office was robbed of $200 in cash and $125 in stamps. Entrance was affected through a cellar window.
- 1926 -- 75 years ago
- Departmental changes announced for Modern Woodmen of America head office include the creation of a cashier's branch.
- 1951 -- 50 years ago
- Oscar Mayer and Co. was granted a permit to erect a cooler and ramp building at an estimated cost of $931,000 at 1337 W. 2nd St., Davenport. The cooler section measuring 146-by-160 feet will include five stories and a cellar. The 4-story ramp connected to it will measure 45-by-100 feet.
- 1976 -- 25 years ago
- Master Builders of Iowa, in an attempt to reduce theft on construction sites, started a program to reward those who aid in the apprehension of guilty parties. Howard Davenport, Moline, received the first check issued for $500. Davenport assisted in capturing two men who broke into a trailer on the Priester Construction job site at Moline Public Hospital on June 21.
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