Day in history for March 21, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- The residents in the neighborhood of C. Buford's block are aggravated and annoyed nightly by a pack of unruly boys who collect in the streets.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- The Argus reported that a scare was created in the First National Bank of Moline when employees found what they thought were a set of burglars tools. The tools proved to be the property of some plumbers.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- The Citizens' Non-Partisan Assn. has engaged a band for the remainder of the campaign.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- Rock Island will have the privilege this season of seeing one of the largest and finest stern wheel inland waterway tow boats in the country. The new tow, Mark Twain, will give regular service to the local municipal barge terminal.
- 1957 -- 50 years ago
- Rex Millikin, 53, principal of Geneseo Senior High School since 1949, has been appointed superintendent of the Geneseo Community Unit School District effective Sept. 1. He will succeed James D. Darnall, who recently announced his retirement.
- 1982 -- 25 years ago
- The two top officers of the Martin Luther King Center Advisory Board were re-elected at the center's recent annual board meeting. Virgil J. Mayberry and Elizabeth Colvin were re-elected as the board's president and vice president respectively.
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