Day in history for December 22, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- A lite snow fell during Monday. We hope we shall have enough to make good sleighing during the holidays.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- Despite the mud, our streets were full of people, teams and holiday presents today.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- The children of Bethany Home will be given a treat Christmas day, when Mr. and Mrs. Charles McHugh, as is their annual custom, will give them a dinner at the Harper House.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- Miss Helen Russell, a chief nurse in the United States Navy, has arrived in Moline to spend the Christmas holidays with her sisters, Mrs. Roy Entriken, and Misses Mary and Elizabeth Russell. The first of the year, Miss Russell will leave for San Diego to take charge of the United States naval dispense station.
- 1957 -- 50 years ago
- Residents of Oaklawn Addn., south of Colona Rd., who approved annexation to East Moline during the last year, are getting a Christmas present from the City. Water for the area has been tested and authority to hook on to the city mains has been granted.
- 1982 -- 25 years ago
- The Christmas season means busy days and nights at the Rock Island Post Office, which handles mail for 88 associate offices. During the holiday rush, about 1.4 million cards, letters and packages pass through the mail processing center every day.
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