Day in history for July 13, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- North's Circus is undoubtedly the leading exhibition of the kind for 1856. The canvas is immense, covering upwards of 3,000 people. This magnificent entertainment will open in this city July 31.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- Capt. John Cowden, in an interview with The Argus, went on record as favoring the Hennepin Canal.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- Dr. W.H. Ludwig of Rock Island was yesterday elected president of the Illinois and Iowa Central District Medical Assn.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- Workmen will be busy at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds this week erecting a ''midway city'' for the third annual Tri-City Knights of Columbus barbecue which is to be held there next Sunday.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- A new effort is being made to fill in a South Moline Township cave that is described as a threat to the safety of adventurous children. An unidentified motorist called the sheriff's office last night to complain about the cave, located in the side of a bank on 14th St., near Black Hawk Road.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- More than 15,000 people visited the three World War II aircrafts from the Confederate Air Force displayed last week at the Quad-City Airport. The Texas-based CAF buys and restores aircraft built between 1939 and 1945.
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