Day in history for January 30, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- The Misses Putnam have removed their millinery establishment to the room formerly occupied for the mayor's office and city council room over Whitaker And Evert's store.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- Judge Smith will return here Feb. 9 to hear the motion for a new trial in the cases of Patrick Ganey and Patrick Grogan.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- Andrew Erickson, Rock Island, is suffering at the hospital with a serious case of blood poison. Last week, while at work in Deere And Co. a wood splinter was run into his hand and in a few hours it had caused a large swelling to his arm.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- The Byron Troubadours gave a concert in the Illinois Theater as part of the Rock Island YMCA concert series.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- Mr. and Mrs. Jack Evans, 2200 41st St., Rock Island, returned $1,575 richer after appearing on Herb Shriner's Two for the Money quiz show in New York for the second time Saturday night. The show is seen locally on WHBF-TV.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- Officials are warning area residents to beware of anyone claiming to be taking census information. The census, which will be conducted mostly by mail, will not begin until April 1, said Joy Boruff, census coordinator for the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission.
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