Day in history for December 9, 2001
- 1851 -- 150 years ago
- The Robinson Family are still in town and will give another of their popular theatrical performances on Saturday evening next.
- 1876 -- 125 years ago
- Davenport sent 10,000 dozen eggs east on Monday, making about 50,000 dozen that have been shipped from that place. This kind of chickens can be counted before they are hatched.
- 1901 -- 100 years ago
- J.R. McPartland has been promoted to the position of trainmaster of the B.C.R. And N. to succeed C.S. Weston, who has been promoted to assistant superintendent.
- 1926 -- 75 years ago
- The Electrical League of the Quad-Cities is sponsoring an outdoor home decorating contest.
- 1951 -- 50 years ago
- The 23rd Avenue repaving and widening project, planned to start early next spring, was given top priority by the Moline City Council when it set up its motor fuel tax-financed project for the next five years.
- 1976 -- 25 years ago
- The identity of Philip Dorian will soon be known. Philip Dorian is the pen name used by a well-known Moline resident in writing a mystery novel, ``The Streaker Murders,'' which was published by Dorrance And Co. last summer. He will ``officially'' reveal his identity at an autograph party to be sponsored by Walden Books of SouthPark Mall, Moline. The party will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, in the bookstore.
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