Day in history for November 30, 2003
- 1853 -- 150 years ago
- Ward fire wardens appointed by the Rock Island city council are R. Graham, J.G. Blythe and Frazer Wilson.
- 1878 -- 125 years ago
- O.J. Dimick has gone to Peoria to make some horse trades which he expects will bring to Rock Island some of the best Kentucky trotting stock.
- 1903 -- 100 years ago
- More blackmail demands have been received by officers of the Rock Island Lines. New threats are made by the gang to dynamite trains.
- 1928 -- 75 years ago
- Moline High School defeated Rock Island, 7-0, in the annual Thanksgiving Day football game of the two cities yesterday in Douglas Park.
- 1953 -- 50 years ago
- WHBF-TV, Channel 4, is the first television station in the United States to install a completely automatic United Press facsimile receiver. This new receiver, which began delivery of photos Nov. 10, provides the fastest newspicture service in the Quad-Cities area. It brings ready-to-telecast pictures from all over the world direct to WHBF-TV through the U.P. Telephoto network.
- 1978 -- 25 years ago
- About 10,000 Quad-Cities area residents have signed petitions opposing closure of the East Moline Mental Health Center. Barbara Lerch, a mental health technician at the center and a member of the Concerned Citizens Committee to Save the East Moline Mental Health Center, said committee members hope to garner another 10,000 signatures within two weeks.
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