Day in history for November 30, 2001
- 1851 -- 150 years ago
- It is beginning to be learned that our coal is more valuable than our water power.
- 1876 -- 125 years ago
- Keator's Sawmill shut down for the season.
- 1901 -- 100 years ago
- E.C. Berry, president of the Tri-City Labor Congress, will confer with President Theodore Roosevelt on the Arsenal labor situation.
- 1926 -- 75 years ago
- The Argus announced the opening of the 18th annual campaign of The Argus Santa Claus.
- 1951 -- 50 years ago
- Well-aged samples of prohibition liquor stored in the old Moline Waterworks building since 1931 went to the fish yesterday as ``several dozen'' 2-ounce bottles were emptied into the Mississippi River. The samples were those from bootleg raids, turned over to the Moline city water inspector for analysis. The dumping of the ``hootch'' specimens was part of a general cleanup of the building, which will be used as a garage by the street department.
- 1976 -- 25 years ago
- Construction is scheduled to begin soon on a 217-unit apartment complex at 3500 70th St., Moline. Building permits totaling $4.3 million for the complex, called Black Hawk Village Apartments, were taken out last week by G.G.D. Corp., a subsidiary of General Growth Development Corp., Des Moines. The property at the southeast corner of 70th St. and 34th Ave. recently was annexed to the city zoned R-5 (multiple-family residential).
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