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Day in history for October 13, 2008

1858 -- 150 years ago
The late cool weather has been a great thing for making people think we are going to have winter shortly.1883 -- 125 years ago:

1908 -- 100 years ago
The Rev. A.T. Ekblad has announced that a canvass of Des Moines churches has added $2,300 toward the Augustana College jubilee fund.1933 -- 75 years ago:

1958 -- 50 years ago
East Moline police were instructed today to make arrests where violations of the cityAndrsquo;s curfew regulations are noted. Police Chief Al VanQuathem issued the order after a communication from the school board called attention to the recent wave of vandalism that hit school buildings in the city. Damage estimated at several hundred dollars has been reported during the last two months, where windows have been broken and schools entered.1983 -- 25 years ago:

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1864 -- 150 years ago: We hear that Col. Reynolds has employed C.D. Merrill to drill for water to supply the Rock Island Barracks.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Billy Catton, famous billard player, returned to Rock Island with a view to making this city his home in the future.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The belief is growing that a great decisive battle of the World War was being fought at Verdun, a strong fortress of France on the Meuse near the French frontier, according to a London dispatch.
1939 -- 75 years ago: William Stremmel, 91, Rock Island's last Civil War veteran, died.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Workmen of the Midwest Wrecking Co., Clinton, have begun razing the historic old office building of Deere & Co., 1325 3rd Ave., Moline. The site will be used by the Deere Plow Works for its shipping and receiving department.
1989 -- 25 years ago: East Moline developer Jim Massa says the financial package for the proposed $34.5 million Quad City International Motor Speedway is down to making sure "all the i's are dotted and t's are crossed. Finalizing this will give the green light to see if NASCAR and CART, the auto racing sanctioning bodies, approve race dates.






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