Day in history for November 6, 2002
- 1852 -- 150 years ago
- The fine store of Andrew's block on the corner of Illinois and Eagle streets is being fitted up as a banking house for Cook And Sargent, representatives of Clark's banking house of St. Louis. This will be the second bank in Rock Island, the Rock Island Bank having been in operation about two months.
- 1877 -- 125 years ago
- A faro bank operated by a Davenport man and a Chicago man in Rock Island was broken up by police. Each pleaded guilty and paid fines of $25 to Justice Hayden.
- 1902 -- 100 years ago
- Clinton High School's football team defeated the Rock Island High team, 23 to 6.
- 1927 -- 75 years ago
- A development program for Watch Tower Park was announced today as details of its purchase by the state were completed.
- 1952 -- 50 years ago
- Ray Olson, Quad-Cities square dance caller, has been appointed caller for the Illinois exhibition at the third annual International Square Dance festival in Chicago. At least 24 persons from the Quad-Cities area will take part in the Illinois exhibition.
- 1977 -- 25 years ago
- Twenty-four years ago, Patricia Quaintance started classes in her home for 12 severely retarded children who'd been rejected by the public schools. There weren't any special education teachers at that time. The Illinois Council for Exceptional Children will honor Mrs. Quaintance as a pioneer in the development of special education in Moline.
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