Day in history for April 30, 2008
- 1858 -- 150 years ago
- Capt. Littler, with his company of soldiers destined for the Mormon country, is emcamped on the bluff in back of Davenport.
- 1883 -- 125 years ago
- Wolf scalps are coming in quite plentifully this spring. Phillip Kane of Hampton added four to the county clerk's collection this morning.
- 1908 -- 100 years ago
- The Rock Island Baseball Club, champion of the Three-I League, begins the defense of its title tomorrow afternoon in Cedar Rapids.
- 1958 -- 50 years ago
- About 50 residents from Silvis Heights 1st and 2nd Additions last night expressed strong opposition to the City of Silvis extending water mains to the areas at an estimated cost of $51,7811983 -- 25 years ago: Nineteen bellringers wielding five octaves of English handbells will present a concert of sacred and secular music at 7 p.m. Sunday at Salem Lutheran Church,. 1724 15th St. Moline. The public is invited.
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