Day in history for April 10, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- P. Meighan, city marshal, arrested a crazy, mad or drunken woman on Front Street near the gas works yesterday and conveyed her to the jail.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- Residents of Sterling have begun a campaign in opposition to the Hennepin Canal which, they believe, will interfere with water power at that point.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- The advantages of the Hennepin Canal were discussed by Capt. Lon Bryson of Davenport at a meeting of the Commercial Club last night.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- Miss Lucia Mae Wynes took over first place in the balloting in the popularity contest sponsored by the Rock Island Baseball Club.
- 1957 -- 50 years ago
- Abolition of ''Hell Week'' at Augustana College brought a response from college students today, but the response was limited to an expression of disappointment in the ''arbitrary'' manner in which it was abolished. Students expressed this objection through student representatives during a press conference in Larson Hall this morning.
- 1982 -- 25 years ago
- Marion Taulbee, a former rural Milan resident, began creating latch-hook rugs about seven years ago. Today he lives in Ridgewood Towers, East Moline, where his rendition of The Lord's Supper is on display. Taulbee worked 410 hours over a 39-day period to finish it.
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