Day in history for March 4, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- Owners of lots fronting main streets are ordered by city council ordinance to build sidewalks before July 1, without further notice. Walks must be topped with gravel or pounded stone and be 10 feet wide.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- Constable Louis Eckhardt returns from Happy Hollow and reports all quiet in the coal miners strike now.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- Theodore R. Roosevelt was inaugurated as President and C.W. Fairbanks as Vice President of the United States today.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- Attorney J.J. Neiger, chairman of Rock Island County Republicans, eased a feud in the GOP by announcing that he will not seek re-election as a precinct committeeman.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- Because of the muddy condition of many roads in the area, Moline Post Office letter carriers have been unable to deliver mail to a number of residences in recent days. Postmaster Alfred G. Waffle announced today that persons who have not been receiving mail can get it by coming to the general delivery window at the post office. Delivery will be resumed as soon as roads are passable.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- A thirsty thief took between 30 and 40 half-pint cartons of milk from Grant School, 11th Avenue and 6th Street, Rock Island. The theft was discovered about 6 a.m. today.
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