Day in history for March 6, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- The spring bonnets are said to be lively, more room in the crown, form improved, full crown capes very deep.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- Trains on some of the railroads are operating today, but the effects of the big snow storm are still very evident.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- The Dominican Fathers opened a mission at Sacred Heart Church Sunday night.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- An ordinance vacating the west half of 16th St., Moline, from the river to 3rd Ave. to provide a site for the Moline end of the proposed new government bridge to the Rock Island Arsenal Island, was passed by the Moline City Council at a special meeting last night.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- While members of the Central States Furriers Association were attending a dinner and style show last night in the Blackhawk Hotel, fur thieves ransacked two rooms and took 13 mink fur pieces valued at $8,000.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- Margaret Kinion told reporters before her sentencing hearing that she is writing a book about her life, to tell the truth about her. ''It's obvious no one will tell the truth about me,'' she said shortly before she was sentenced to 10 years in prison. When asked what the book was about, she told reporters to ''read it.''
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