Day in history for January 22, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- A divorce was recently granted by one of the courts of Indiana, where the only allegation against the defendant was that he had cold feet.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- Acting Sheriff William G. Morris contributed an article to The Argus relative to a trip he made to the Pontiac Reform School.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- C.R. Nelson, 3135 13th St., Moline, had 21 chickens stolen last night.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- Members of Herb Heuer's Vagabonds orchestra, radio entertainers at station WOC and at Dave's barn in Davenport, reported to police at Dixon, Ill., this morning that their auto and their musical instruments, valued at $2,000, were stolen when they parked to eat breakfast.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- An 81-year-old Rock Island man, Fred Brown, 1014 8th Ave., was fined $25 in Rock Island Police Court yesterday for being the keeper of a disorderly house. The charge resulted after a pistol shot was fired in Brown's home early yesterday.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- Former Bettendorf resident Nancy Thornton said it was by far ''the most exciting point in her military career'' to be able to greet the 52 American hostages as they arrived in West Germany after a 12-hour, 4,550-mile trip from Iran.
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