Day in history for November 29, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- Stockholders in the Rock Island and Camden (Milan) Plank Road Company are called upon to pay an assessment of $6.25 on each share by Dec. 9.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- The Mississippi river at this point is now full of floating ice, while Sylvan slough is frozen solid.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- Dr. G.G. Craig, Sr., of Rock Island was a guest at a Chicago banquet honoring Dr. Lorenz, the famous Vienna specialist.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- The cornerstone of the new Henry County jail was laid at Cambridge.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- A $1,400,000 mortgage on properties of the Franciscan Sisters order was filed at the Rock Island County recorder's office in connection with a loan to finance building work at St. Anthony's Hospital. It is believed that the mortgage is the largest ever recorded in the county with all security property located within the county.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- Moline residential neighborhoods will be lighter at night with completion of a street light fixture upgrading project slated to begin next week. Crews under contract from Iowa-Illinois Gas And Electric Co. will start replacing the current 3,500 lumen street light fixtures in residential areas with brighter 7,000 lumen fixtures. The city approved the upgrading earlier this year in hopes of reducing vandalism, street crimes and auto accidents.
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