Day in history for May 4, 2008
- 1858 -- 150 years ago
- We again call the attention of lovers of good ale to be the fact that Mr. Lewis, on Washington street, has a large stock of the best brand.
- 1883 -- 125 years ago
- During the severe storm last night, lighting struck a large tree near school house No. 6 reducing the tree to kindling wood.
- 1908 -- 100 years ago
- Weather will be prophesied by C.E. Foulhaber for two weeks, as J. M. Scherier, forcaster in charge of the local station at Davenport, has been called to Washington.
- 1933 -- 75 years ago
- The announcement of the International Harvester company that plans have been formulated for the erection of a new manufacturing plant in East Moline adjacent to the company's large warehouses in that city is of importance.
- 1958 -- 50 years ago
- Mrs. Joline Henss, first winner of the Miss Moline Pageant, gave the 15 candidates for this year's title a few pointers on how to display poise in the 10th anniversary contest at Calvin Coolidge Junior High School auditorium.
- 1983 -- 25 years ago
- The voices of 690 sixth graders from Moline schools surged under the direction of Kermit Wells, music coordinator, at the 13th annual Spring Festival at Wharton Field House. They performed a variety of music, ending with a patriotic finale in which the chorus formed a giant,lighted American flag.
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