Day in history for March 4, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- The people in some portions of this county report that they have had no mail for three weeks.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- John Evans was fined $1 and costs this morning for allowing his horse to remain on the sidewalk at 18th Street and 2nd Avenue.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- The Rev. W. B. Clemmer of Council Bluffs, Iowa, arrived in Rock Island yesterday to begin his duties as pastor of the Memorial Christian Church.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- The Argus will conduct a straw vote in three area counties as a test of trends in advance of the primary.
- 1957 -- 50 years ago
- The constitutionality of the new East Moline ordinance regulating the size of signs advertising gasoline prices was upheld this morning in a ruling by Police Magistrate Clyde Fuller. Fuller announced a decision of guilty in the case of Robert L. Weishaar, operator of a service station at 18th Avenue and 19th Street. He was fined $25 and assessed costs of $9.70.
- 1982 -- 25 years ago
- Motorists traveling on Interstate 74 may not be aware of it, but when they cross over 19th Street in Moline for the next few days they'll be riding a little higher than usual. Department of Transportation employees are preparing to raise the support structure slightly so that new bearings can be slipped into place.
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