Day in history for July 28, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Esek Aldrich, of Geneseo, died of poisoning. Some cobalt had been prepared for flies, which the child ate, causing his death in less than five hours.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- Stockholders of the Moline and Rock Island Street Railroad Company held their annual meeting at the office of J.M. Buford, secretary, of Rock Island.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- It was announced that Miss Clara W. Peterson of Rock Island and C.F. Ericson of Albert City, Iowa, were to be married on Aug. 2 at Moline in the Swedish Mission Tabernacle.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- Brisk breeze from the northwest brought relief from the searing heat wave which yesterday gave the Quad-Cities an official temperature of 105, the highest reading in 29 years.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- Joan Moorhusen, 14-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harley Moorhusen, Moline, appeared before newsreel cameras in Chicago yesterday performing the ''Bop,'' new heel and toe dance craze sweeping the country.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- About 100 coaches and participants in the Milan Area Girls Softball program walked five miles Sunday to raise money for the softball program and the muscular dystrophy fund.
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