Day in history for November 29, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- There will be a meeting of the Buchanan Club at their headquarters in the Charles Buford block tonight. Every Democrat is asked to attend.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- The police report a total of 48 arrests during November.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- Manager R.H. Taylor of the Illinois Theater entertained employees at dinner in the Rock Island House today.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- About 10,000 persons from the Quad-City and suburban area visited the new Rock Island County Tuberculosis Sanatorium today during its opening.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- A Moline police department squad car radio receiver became inoperative yesterday after a jam session with a swarm of bees. Squad one officers returned the radio-equipped automobile to the police department yesterday afternoon and claimed that radio reception was nil. William Kribble, city electronics technician, opened the malfunctioning transmitter and was greeted by a swarm of buzzing bees.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- You can't see what will be the future form yet of the $13 million levee going up in Milan, but the bulldozers have made it clear where the first phase of the project will be. Work on the first 3.3 miles of the Milan levee is centered along the Rock River near Interstate 280, Case Creek and Mill Creek.
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