Day in history for July 22, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- Monday evening, the sober, intelligent, reliable Germans of Rock Island had one of the largest and most enthusiastic meetings of the campaign.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- Mr. and Mrs. A. Mosenfelder returned from Waukesha, Wis.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- Mrs. Sarah Reynolds of Drury died suddenly. She was in her 74th year and had lived in this county for 62 years.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- Carl Ed, creator of the Harold Teen cartoon and a former member of The Argus editorial staff, is spending a few days vacationing with his mother, Mrs. Eva Ed, 2025 3rd St., Moline.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- Visitors to the Quad-City Airport today won't find the shaggy, old black dog at his usual post in front of the airport inn. The 15-year-old mascot of the airport staff has an appointment with the vet. ''Rags,'' or ''Blackie'' as some of the staff call him, isn't sick, but after 15 years on the road it was felt he could use a good bath and a medical examination.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- Moline now officially owns the Turner Farm. The Moline City Council was officially notified Tuesday that the 151 acres south of the Rock River passed to the city after the last payment to Moline National Bank on a $167,500, 6 percent loan the city took out to pay for the land.
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