Day in history for November 29, 2003
- 1853 -- 150 years ago
- The Davenport Bee, pretending to be neutral in politics, publishes vile and abusive articles in relation to the administration of Franklin Pierce.
- 1878 -- 125 years ago
- McCabe's built a sort of passageway over the mud from gutter to street car tracks, but the street commissioner sent his men to shovel it away.
- 1903 -- 100 years ago
- The seniors of Moline High School have decided to enter Arthur Danielson and Miss Frances Caverly in the Chicago University declamatory contest for Illinois high schools.
- 1928 -- 75 years ago
- A federal air expert inspected tracts for a proposed Rock Island airport.
- 1953 -- 50 years ago
- Donald Roegiers, 24, of 3334 7th St., Moline, a lineman employed by Iowa-Illinois Gas And Electric Co., incurred a compound leg fracture early Friday afternoon when he fell from a tree at 19th St. and 12th Ave. According to a report to police, Roegiers was cutting branches away from a power line when he fell. He was taken to Moline Lutheran Hospital in the fire department ambulance.
- 1978 -- 25 years ago
- The largest bank in the Illinois Quad-Cities became the first to appoint a woman as a senior loan officer. Charles C. Wilson, president of First National Bank of Rock Island, announced the promotion of Barbara L. Trout to vice president, specializing in real estate loans. Mrs. Trout has worked for the bank 15 years.
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