Day in history for August 23, 2008

1858 -- 150 years ago
We have contemplated for the past two weeks of publishing our paper on Sunday instead of Monday. This morning we commence doing so.1883 -- 125 years ago:

1908 -- 100 years ago
Dr. A.T. Ekblad of superior, Wis., has obtained $7,000 in additional funds for the Augustana College Jubilee fund.1933 -- 75 years ago:

1958 -- 50 years ago
Hundreds of enthusiastic Quad-City juvenile fishermen took every available vantage point around Riverside Park lagoon, fishing for prizes in the 11th annual ChildrenAndrsquo;s Fishing Rodeo. Some were boasting eight to 10 fish.1983 -- 25 years ago:

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