Day in history for November 13, 2004
- 1854 -- 150 years ago
- Peter Bartnett is in town to claim the $500 reward from this city for apprehending Stoddard, who murdered his wife here last summer. Bartnett risked his life, and it is not his fault the sheriff removed the irons from Stoddard and he again escaped from jail.
- 1879 -- 125 years ago
- The lumber manufacturers of Davenport, Rock Island, Moline and Muscatine met at the Burtis House and agreed to raise the price of lumber $1 to $2 per thousand feet.
- 1904 -- 100 years ago
- Twenty-two employees of the Tri-City Regalia Company who were on strike returned to work today.
- 1929 -- 75 years ago
- The stock market, which had been behaving fairly well since the October crash, hit a new bottom after a flood of liquidation of holdings.
- 1954 -- 50 years ago
- A lover so ardent that his romancing hid the theft of a wristwatch is being sought by Rock Island police. The victim, a Rock Island woman whose missing watch is valued at $65, reported the theft to police.
- 1979 -- 25 years ago
- Ground was broken in northwest Davenport today for American Honda Motor Co.'s new Quad-City Regional Parts Distribution Center. The 250,000 square foot warehouse will be located on a 44 acre site at the northwest corner of the intersection of Interstate 80 and Locust Street.
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