Day in history for January 14, 2008
- 1858 -- 150 years ago
- Ayers American Almanac is now ready for delivery at Himes And Clippingers. All who want it can obtain it free of charge.
- 1883 -- 125 years ago
- Every team owner should see to it at once that horses are shod sharply in order that they might have a decent footing on the ice highways of Rock Island County.
- 1908 -- 100 years ago
- Sam Ryerson was elected president of the Third Ward Republican Club last night at the Turner Hall.
- 1933 -- 75 years ago
- Lee J. Dougherty of Davenport, president and manager of the Guaranty Life Insurance Co. and director of the United States Chamber of Commerce, will be the speaker at the second annual civic banquet of the Rock Island Chamber of Commerce at the Fort Armstrong.
- 1958 -- 50 years ago
- John H. DeYoung, president of the Tri-City Federation of Labor and editor of the Tri-City Labor Review, plans to go into retirement after more than a half century in the labor movement. Mrs. DeYoung has been the Review's associate editor. The DeYoung's will make their home near Camdenton, Mo., after Jan. 24.
- 1983 -- 25 years ago
- Davenport police have received about 60 reports of car windows being shot over the last two days. The shootings, most from a pellet gun have taken place on the west side and appear to be random.
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