Day in history for November 3, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- The model store clerk in these times curls his hair and whiskers every morning, wears a seal ring on his little finger, and has the praiseworthy ambition to wear a bigger bow to his cravat (tie) than any other man of his inches.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- Henry F. Lamp of the firm of Frederick And Lamp married Miss Julia Gall. The Argus wishes that their Lamp will burn brightly.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- Members of Trinity Episcopal Church worshiped in a redecorated church. The improvements were made possible by the Trinity guild.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- Alderman E.C. Eberhart was elected commander of the Rock Island Post of the American Legion.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- Moline citizens will have something extra to vote on when they go to the polls Tuesday. In addition to voting by machine for national, state and county candidates and the courthouse bond issue, and by paper ballot for constitutional amendments (blue ballot), they also will vote on the question of whether Moline shall adopt the city manager form of government.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- State and federal officials said that plutonium and uranium 235 buried at the Sheffield nuclear waste landfill is properly safeguarded against leakage that could prove a health hazard. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that enough of the material, which it described as ``highly radioactive,'' was stored at the site to make five atomic bombs.
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