Day in history for November 2, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- Our readers will observe that William T. Miller of Mt. Carroll, late Representative to our State Legislature, announces himself as a candidate for Prosecuting Attorney for this Judicial Circuit. Mr. Miller is a good lawyer and a man of enterprise.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- B.D. Buford And Co., Rock Island, won first premium at the Texas fair for its Browne sulky plow.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- ``Lost in New York'' is the stage play now appearing in the Illinois Theater.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- Rock Island high school football team defeated Decatur, 26 to 6.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- Six more Rock Island residences were spattered with a black, sticky substance similar to oil or creosote early this morning in a new outbreak of vandalism attributed by the victims to the strike at Farmall Works of the International Harvester Company. Reporting the vandalism were: Doad Fields, 920 23rd Ave. Paul R. Carlton, 1208 38th St. John W. Krueger, 915 27th Ave. Paul Moseley, 3016 9th St. Nathan Woten, 1412 41st St., Mrs. Ira Welch, 2218 24 1/2 St.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- Historic Camp Hauberg, on the auction block for the second time in five years, was sold to James Ellis, Moline, for $326,000. The sixty-five acre camp, with 2,945 feet of river frontage, was described by Glenn Miller of Erie as ``the only undeveloped tract of this size along the Mississippi River for sale today.''
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