Day in history for November 24, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- A new tub and bucket manufactory is being erected on Spring Street. The machinery will be run by steam.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- A Thanksgiving service will be held tomorrow evening in Trinity Chapel. The Rev. A.B. Allen, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, will preach.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- Men of the First Methodist Church will hold a dinner gathering tonight with C.L. Walker as toastmaster.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- A panorama of the activities, past and future, of the Black Hawk Hiking Club of the Tri-Cities is contained in the club's bulletin for 1930-31. The booklet is beautifully illustrated with scenes of various recent expeditions.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- Announcement has been made in Chicago of the publication of a book for 12-year-olds, ''Thursday's Child,'' written by a former resident of East Moline, Mrs. Mary George Kochos.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- A community service agency and a Chicago development firm are seeking $100,000 in federal funds to convert an 87-year-old Rock Island mansion into a multi-purpose senior citizen community center. Project NOW and Harris-Webber Ltd. are seeking the money to establish the center in the Rosenfield mansion, 7th Ave. and 19th St.
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