LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Day in history for April 7, 2007

1857 -- 150 years ago
We hope our German friends will meet with entire success in their efforts to establish a good military company in our city.

1882 -- 125 years ago
A thief entered the street railway stables and purloined some money belonging to one of the drivers. The money was taken from a vest hanging in a sleeping room.

1907 -- 100 years ago
The annual report of the St. Anthony's Hospital Board showed that 484 patients were treated during the last year and that 228 operations were performed.

1932 -- 75 years ago
A county probation conference will be held in Rock Island April 27.

1957 -- 50 years ago
The 25th annual All-Breed Dog Show and Obedience Trials will be held at the Rock Island Armory May 12 with 500 dogs already entered in the show. The trophy list is larger than last year with 107 offered in silver and chrome, in recognition of the silver anniversary.

1982 -- 25 years ago
Moline Public Hospital officials today announced they will ask the Moline City Council to issue $15 million worth of bonds to finance a major renovation and expansion project to begin next year. Hours later, Lutheran Hospital President Kenneth Moburg indicated Lutheran officials will begin discussions with city officials about the possibility of selling Public to Lutheran.

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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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