Day in history for April 25, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- The Argus announced that service on the Chicago and Rock Island railroad line would not be interrupted because of the loss of the bridge at Green River. A temporary bridge was to have been constructed.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- The Argus affirmed that Moline had the unique distinction of being the only town in the country in which ''Pinafore'' had not played.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- John P. Lindgren, 74, a resident here for 33 years, died in his home. He was born in Sweden and came to this country in 1871, securing work at Augustana College as a janitor and carpenter.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hall, 820 20th Ave., Moline, both celebrated their 50th birthday anniversaries at a surprise party given by friends.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- The products of Deere And Co. are mentioned and illustrated in ''Designing for People,'' a book written by Henry Dreyfuss, one of the nation's foremost industrial designers, and just published by Simon and Schuster of New York City.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- Star Anders of East Moline got quite a surprise on her birthday Thursday when she found an old broken dishwasher, complete with a red bow and dirty dishes, sitting on her front porch. The machine was a gag gift from friend Mark Eldridge.
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