Day in history for November 4, 2004
- 1854 -- 150 years ago
- The Rock Island City Council has appropriated $300 to fill the slough on Otter St. (12th St.) and to make a road across the swamp.
- 1879 -- 125 years ago
- The J.M. Christy Cracker Factory of Rock Island is 1,000 barrels of crackers behind in filling its orders.
- 1904 -- 100 years ago
- DeWolf Hopper in the play ''Wang'' will be the attraction at the Illinois Theater tomorrow night.
- 1929 -- 75 years ago
- Frank T. Sheets, state highway engineer, will recommend the routing of a new federal road through Rock Island.
- 1954 -- 50 years ago
- Isabel (Mrs. John V.) Bloom, 927 W. 8th St., Davenport, will be presented the $50 L.W. Ramsey Company sweepstakes award for the most outstanding work in the Quad-Cities Arts exhibition at the Davenport Municipal Gallery at a reception tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the gallery.
- 1979 -- 25 years ago
- Vandals caused more than $21,000 worth of damage to the International Harvester Farmall Plant in Rock Island over the past three days. Three tractors awaiting shipment were shot at with a .22 caliber weapon causing about $1,000 in damage. A closed circuit television camera mounted on the roof of the main office was shot out, valued at $20,000. The incidents of violence have prompted a UAW official to issue a plea to stop the violence.
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