Day in history for November 15, 2003
- 1853 -- 150 years ago
- Attention is requested to the advertisement of Messrs. Mills And Co., of a note book lost. Payment of the notes has been stopped by notice to the persons indebted, and the book can be of no use to any persons but Messrs. Mills And Co.
- 1878 -- 125 years ago
- The prospects are that the Rodman Avenue railroad crossing will be in a torn up condition the balance of the year.
- 1903 -- 100 years ago
- Mrs. Louis C. First, 2124 5th Ave., Moline, broke her elbow and dislocated her ankle in jumping from a buggy Sunday on the island.
- 1928 -- 75 years ago
- Rock Island's name will be painted on the roof of several buildings to guide airplane pilots.
- 1953 -- 50 years ago
- A first place national safety award has been given to the Bettendorf works of the J.I. Case Co. The National Safety Council awarded first place in the nationwide competition to the Bettendorf plant for having the lowest accident frequency rate in the machine shops and foundries group.
- 1978 -- 25 years ago
- State clean-air officials have decided to allow Rock Island Arsenal to continue polluting, saving it from action Army officials said could have shut down the facility. The approval came more than two months after a hearing where Arsenal officials and local government spokesmen appealed for the variance, which allows the pollution to continue until July 1, 1979.
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