Day in history for October 18, 2004
- 1854 -- 150 years ago
- The combined forces of former Whigs, anti-slavery voters, Free-Soilers and disappointed office seekers have won the elections in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana.
- 1879 -- 125 years ago
- Today The Argus enters its 29th year. During its long life, The Argus has seen the birth and death of many rivals but has held its ground and remains free and independent.
- 1904 -- 100 years ago
- The Augustana College football team defeated Hanson Military Academy, 45 to 0.
- 1929 -- 75 years ago
- The Rock Island and Galesburg high school football teams played to a scoreless tie.
- 1954 -- 50 years ago
- George T. Yokas was elected and installed as first president of the newly formed East Moline Kiwanis Club at an organizational dinner at the East Moline First Presbyterian Church. Other officers elected and installed were Robert T. Tolmie, vice president; Robert C. Bihlmeier, secretary-treasurer; and Edward Almquist, Edward Hill, Ernest Kivisto, Harold D. Norlin, Durward J. Long, Ben Ryan Jr. and Alfred Swanson, board of directors.
- 1979 -- 25 years ago
- A jewelry salesman told police $15,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from his car Wednesday at SouthPark Mall, Moline. The car was stolen from the mall parking lot between 1:45 and 2:15 p.m. and found later in another part of the parking lot.
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