Day in history for October 25, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- The Argus was exceedingly mortified to find after our daily edition of Monday was worked off, that the compositor had carelessly omitted the name of Dr. Gregg in our article in relation to Irish Americans.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- C.H. Stoddard, special enumerator, sent a report on Rock Island's manufacturing institutions to Washington. There are 107 establishments employing 1,280 male and 33 female employees. The report is exclusive of the breweries, the bottling works and the glass works.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- The Rev. John P. O'Dell died yesterday at his home in Hampton. He was born in Belmont County, Ohio, in 1823 and moved to Rock Island in 1858.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- Four hundred attended the annual homecoming dance given by the alumni of St. Joseph's School, Rock Island, last night in the Moline Elks Club.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- Carl E. Mitchell of East Moline was sworn in this morning as a member of the board of commissioners of the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- Robert Dan cited Black Hawk College's precarious financial situation as a factor influencing his decision to resign as the school's chief financial officer.
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