Day in history for November 29, 2004
- 1854 -- 150 years ago
- Four more fine buildings are being built to house stores in rapidly growing Rock Island.
- 1879 -- 125 years ago
- Our hardware merchants received notice today of another advance of 25 cents per keg of nails. Prices keep going up and up, and there's no telling where they will stop.
- 1904 -- 100 years ago
- Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Siegel found a burglar in their home last night. Detective Carnes was called and he found the burglar hiding in a closet. The man said he was the son of a respectable family in a nearby city.
- 1929 -- 75 years ago
- Snow and a thermometer reading of 3 below zero broke a 38-year weather record for Nov. 29 in the Quad-City area.
- 1954 -- 50 years ago
- Fred Lewis, Cordova youth who is serving as a congressional page boy in Washington, D.C., has been selected to appear on a nationally televised panel show, ``Youth Takes a Stand,'' according to Congressman Robert B. Chiperfield, U.S. Representative from Illinois' 19th district.
- 1979 -- 25 years ago
- After more than 40 years in the egg, poultry and feed business, Ben Ward and his wife, Emma, will be closing the doors on their Hatchery And Feed Store on North Sommers St., Geneseo. They will begin their poultry-sales-only business Wednesday at their hatchery at 313 1/2 East Ogden.
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