Day in history for June 24, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- It was Saturday evening, not Sunday, that constable Ottoman insulted a lady on Front Street. The Argus regrets its error.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- Yesterday was a red shirt day for the fire ladies of this city. The annual parade and inspection was held.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- Robert Bresnahan, catcher for the New York Giants, has invented shin guards to protect his legs. It is expected that a number of catchers will use them.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- E.E. Scott today announced his resignation as manager of the McCabe Dry Goods Co., Rock Island, effective July 1. His successor has not yet been announce1957 -- 50 years ago: A depression for the United States is not imminent, in the opinion of Abner D. Goldstine, an economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Goldstine spoke today to Quad-Cities school teachers at the Workshop on Economic Education at Davenport High School. He outlined three main tools in preventing a depressio1982 -- 25 years ago: Officials of the Word of Life Christian Center this morning announced the purchase of the old Tri-City Jewish Center, 7th Avenue and 18th Street, Rock Island. 'Having had two rented temporary locations in the city, we are extremely proud of finally calling this beautiful building our new home,' said Gary Ellis, senior pastor.
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