Day in history for January 19, 2003
- 1853 -- 150 years ago
- Nicholas J. Lynch has announced he is running an omnibus regularly thrice daily to Moline from Rock Island. The terminals are at the American House in Rock Island and Johnson's Hotel in Moline.
- 1878 -- 125 years ago
- Louis May left for Chicago this evening to attend a meeting of the B'nai B'rith order.
- 1903 -- 100 years ago
- ``Floradora'' was the attraction last night at the Illinois Theater.
- 1928 -- 75 years ago
- O.Z. Cervin, Rock Island architect, has donated $5,000 to the Augustana College expansion and endowment fund.
- 1953 -- 50 years ago
- A group of local residents had a real vantage point, and a place of distinct honor, for the inaugural parade in Washington; they occupied the box directly across from that of President Eisenhower and his party. Included were Charles Carpentier of East Moline, Illinois' new secretary of state, his wife and members of their family; Col. and Mrs. Charles Deere Wiman, Lloyd Kennedy and Bruce Lourie, all of Moline.
- 1978 -- 25 years ago
- William T. Meegan, production manager of The Daily Dispatch, has been installed as president of the Great Lakes Newspaper Production Conference at its annual meeting in Evansville, Ind. The conference is made up of production personnel of 225 newspapers from five states bordering the Great Lakes, as well as the province of Ontario, Canada.
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