Day in history for November 16, 2004
- 1854 -- 150 years ago
- The steamer J. McKee is offering a pleasure excursion, Rock Island to Muscatine and return. Tickets per couple, $3, with dinner provided.
- 1879 -- 125 years ago
- A reckless driver of a bone wagon ran right into J. Starkey's buggy today. The bone wagon man kept right on going, without looking back to see what damage had been done. Mr. Starkey resides at Bowling and is the great fruit grower of that section.
- 1904 -- 100 years ago
- Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Flint attracted a good audience for their hypnotism novelties at the Illinois Theater last night.
- 1929 -- 75 years ago
- Two neighbors of this area placed first and second in the national cornhusking contest held at Platte City, Mo. Walter Olson of Rio won first and Harold Holmes was second.
- 1954 -- 50 years ago
- The W.T. Grant store at 1613 5th Ave., Moline, will open Friday morning, Nov. 26. Merchandise will be displayed on two floors, under the company's four-stores-in-one merchandising program. The building, built especially for Grant's, is air conditioned and features the newest in retail store lighting.
- 1979 -- 25 years ago
- The United Food and Commercial Workers, defeated in a bid to unionize Lutheran Hospital employees, is seeking to have the election results overturned by the National Labor Relations Board.
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