Day in history for February 15, 2003
- 1853 -- 150 years ago
- Messrs. Cobb And Barrett were appointed city auctioneers for Rock Island and required to pay the sum of $15 for license.
- 1878 -- 125 years ago
- At a meeting of the workingman's party, the party was placed in the hands of Eugene Boynton.
- 1903 -- 100 years ago
- Capt. W.T. Ranson of Company A announced that the armory is to be remodeled and enlarged.
- 1928 -- 75 years ago
- Sec. of State L.L. Emmerson resisted attempts to remove him from the governor's race in favor of Atty. Gen. Oscar E. Carlstrom of Aledo.
- 1953 -- 50 years ago
- Reynolds High School will retain the same name it has had for more than half a century. After the formation of Community Unit School District No. 300 last year, considerable discussion arose concerning a more appropriate title and finally led to the announcement of a public contest to select such a name. Miss Edna Mallette, class of 1900, known as the ``Naughty Naughts,'' submitted the prize winning letter suggesting that the high school continue as Reynolds Community High School. She was awarded the $25 war bond provided by the student council.
- 1978 -- 25 years ago
- East Moline firemen were called to rescue an 11 month old boy from a bathroom. The boy became trapped in the bathroom when he closed the bathroom door, which swung in, then opened the drawer of a vanity, preventing the door from being pushed open.
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