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Day in history for August 22, 2005

1855 -- 150 years ago
N.H. Parker, former editor of the Davenport Commercial, was being praised by critics for his work on the book ''Hawkeye State.''

1880 -- 125 years ago
Old settlers of this county were invited to attend the 6th annual meeting of the old settlers of Henry County at Hanna's Grove.

1905 -- 100 years ago
The Rock Island city council passed a midnight closing ordinance, submitted by Alderman O'Connor.

1930 -- 75 years ago
The New York Giants established themselves as a pennant contender by defeating the Chicago Cubs, 13-6, to pull within two games of the league-leading Chicagoans.

1955 -- 50 years ago
Charles Betcher and William Kasnick won a bet Saturday by wearing short pants in the Geneseo business district. The loser who paid was Henry Wirz. In order to collect, Betcher and Kasnick donned ''sawed off'' trousers and walked the length of the business district and back during the busy shopping hours.

1980 -- 25 years ago
The Quad-City Area Friendship Day Parade, scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday in downtown Moline, is expected to draw thousands of onlookers to what organizers hope will become an annual event. The parade is sponsored by the Moline Downtown Association.

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1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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