Day in history for November 6, 2006
- 1856 -- 150 years ago
- A social ball will be given by Michael Gleason at James Brodrick's tavern, Shamrock House, Friday. There will be good music.
- 1881 -- 125 years ago
- The Rev. A.B. Allen, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, in behalf of the women of the city, presented the Rodman Rifles a handsome flag Friday night.
- 1906 -- 100 years ago
- Seventy-eight students of Augustana College were suspended by the faculty for disorderly conduct following the ruling of the board on intercollegiate football.
- 1931 -- 75 years ago
- If returns of the assessors of the townships of Rock Island County are to be taken at their face value, there are only 49 watches and clocks in the whole county. An analysis of assessments would indicate that most people of the county look at the sun to tell time or on cloudy days depend on the radio.
- 1956 -- 50 years ago
- When a semi-trailer truck skidded and overturned late yesterday at Hahn's Corner on Highway 6, northwest of Davenport, frozen turkeys were scattered all over the highway. The truck, owned by the Rock Island Produce Co., was badly damaged, but the cargo was recovered.
- 1981 -- 25 years ago
- Davenport Packing Co. of Milan was fined $2,000 by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for violating several water treatment regulations.
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