Day in history for March 24, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- Messrs. Harper And Steel have received a supply of Colt's new pocket revolvers, which is a decided improvement upon the old patent, not so clumsy, better finished and upon a smaller scale.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- All available standing room at Harper's Theater was occupied when Edwin Booth, the great tragedian, appeared in the role of Hamlet.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- Manager Jack Tighe of the Rock Island Three-Eye baseball team arrived today from his home in Scranton, Pa., to begin the work of shaping his team for the season.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- Night air passenger service from Moline to the Atlantic Coast and the Southwest, the first in the history of the Quad-Cities, will be inaugurated by United Air Lines April 1.
- 1957 -- 50 years ago
- A baby boy, discovered on the floor of St. Mary's Catholic Church vestibule, is fast becoming the sweetheart of the nursing staff of Moline Public Hospital. Hale, hearty and 7 pounds, the baby is spoiled already by attentive nurses who rock him to sleep on their off time.
- 1982 -- 25 years ago
- Larry McCaw, of Silvis, received an Illinois Heart Association Life-Saving Award. Mr. McCaw used the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge a piece of food from the throat of a customer at Nino's, East Moline, the day before Thanksgiving last year.
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