Day in history for August 26, 2008
- 1883 -- 125 years ago
- The chancery and civil dockets for the September term of circuit court was closed last night. There were 284 cases entered.1908 -- 100 years ago:
- 1933 -- 75 years ago
- Stages of the Mississippi River have fallen below the 1864 basic low water levels and are touching the 1931 marks which were the lowest in the recorded history of the river.1958 -- 50 years ago:
- 1983 -- 25 years ago
- Patti Johnson and Janice Moriarity have been named co-chairwomen of volunteer recruitment for Andldquo;Friends of 24Andrdquo; a volunteer support group for WQPT Andndash; TV, the new Quad-Cities public television station which will begin telecasting this fall.
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