Day in history for July 14, 2003
- 1853 -- 150 years ago
- Henry McNeal, William A. Harrold and Daniel Edgington have been appointed to view farms entered in a contest to be held by the Rock Island County Agricultural Society.
- 1878 -- 125 years ago
- Bertie, 3-year-old son of Oscar Bisant, drowned today when he fell out of a boat near Campbell's Island.
- 1903 -- 100 years ago
- Col. G.W. French won a golf handicap tournament at the Arsenal Club. Actual scores by the 30 participants ranged from John D. Cady's 87 to 125.
- 1928 -- 75 years ago
- Two hundred children will compete for prizes in the annual pet parade tomorrow.
- 1953 -- 50 years ago
- There's still money in the city dump operations as far as the city of Davenport is concerned. George Silver of Davenport offered to pay the city $81.25 a month during the next year for the privilege of purchasing scrap iron, metal, paper and rags from operators on the dumping grounds at Division Street.
- 1978 -- 25 years ago
- About half the people in Milan who walked, bleary-eyed, into their showers this morning to wash away the Monday blahs had an unpleasant surprise when they turned on the faucet. Nothing happened. The pumping system at Milan's Number 4 well, located in Camden Park, failed about 3 a.m. today, leaving most of the village south of Andalusia Road without water pressure. An auxiliary system was put into operation from the Number 3 well about 10 this morning.
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