Day in history for November 13, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- We hear that a new paper is to be started at Davenport to be the organ of the Sons of Temperance for Iowa. Messrs. Warren And Rhawn, of Rock Island, sold the type and materials for the office.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- Navigation on the Mississippi River was practically closed on account of ice. Boats can hardly run as far as Keokuk.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- Dr. J.W. Stewart departed today for Peoria as a delegate from the Broadway Presbyterian Church to the Illinois Anti-Saloon League, which convenes today and tomorrow at Peoria.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- Rock Island County taxes for 1930 will be levied against an assessed valuation of $66,459,481 in lands, lots, and personal property, an increase of $612,876 over 1929.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- Theft of 28 half-gallons of ice cream Saturday was reported to Rock Island police today by officials of Peerless Dairy Co., 1323 2nd Ave., Rock Island. A check-out man reported he saw four boys carrying ice cream from a loaded truck.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- A federal judge has rejected a request by International Harvester Co. to dismiss a patent infringement suit filed by Deere And Co. in July over an IH seed-planting machine.
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