Day in history for July 27, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- Judge Grant arrived yesterday from the East. From him we learn that J.B. Jerris, President of the Rail Road Company and one of the committee appointed to make the location of our depot grounds, has been sick for some time past. This may account somewhat for the delay in making the location.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- Professor Roessler, professor at the German-English school, announced a vacation for his pupils during August.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- Carrie Nation, the Kansas woman who has been chopping up saloons with her hatchet, will lecture at Watch Tower Park next Sunday.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- The Rock Island County Soldiers and Sailors Association will hold its annual picnic Aug. 31.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- A Moline resident, who charges he became ill from an alleged impure carton of milk, has filed a $3,000 damage suit in Rock Island County circuit court against the Sturtevant Dairy Products Company, Rock Island. Alex Morasch, the plaintiff, said he became ill and since that date has been unable to drink milk.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- Moline has won the second round in the legal battle over the planned $1.4 million downtown mall. Rock Island Circuit Court Judge L.E. Ellison denied a post-trial motion seeking reconsideration of his June 15 ruling. His ruling last month upheld the city's formation of a special taxing district downtown to finance mall construction.
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