Day in history for June 18, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- Nicholas Lynch advertises his tri-daily omnibus service to Moline which leaves the American House, Rock Island, at 7:30 and 10 o'clock in the morning and at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Returning, the omnibus leaves Johnson's Hotel, Moline, at 8 and 11 o'clock in the morning and at 3 o'clock in the afternoon.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- Owners of sawmills are rejoicing over news from the northern pineries that there will be an abundance of logs coming down the Mississippi this year.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- Ben T. Cable of Rock Island was elected a member of the Democratic state central committee at the party's convention in Springfield.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- Work has started on a $150,000 building at the John Deere Harvester plant in East Moline to be used in manufacturing combines.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- A group of Brady Street businesses in Davenport have launched a fight for what they describe as ``their survival.'' Efforts were made today to contact Frank Kerrigan of Dubuque, a member of the Iowa Highway Commission, in seeking a 2-year delay in the widening and improvement project.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- Moline fire officials have started spot-checking bars to make sure they comply with occupancy limits and fire codes. Mayor Lawrence Lorensen said today he launched the sweep before the Kentucky nightclub fire that killed more than 100 people earlier this month.
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