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Werner-Anselmi Engagement April 18, 2014
Nelson-McLaughlin Engagement April 18, 2014
Lyle and Maurine Beresford Anniversary April 18, 2014
Bill and Mary James Anniversary April 18, 2014
Lawrence Timmerman Birthday April 18, 2014
Justine Carlson Birthday April 18, 2014
Frank and Theresa Dewaele Birthday April 18, 2014
Evelyn Hahn Birthday April 18, 2014
Eileen Hyett Birthday April 18, 2014
Donald Smith Birthday April 18, 2014
Art Goodwin Birthday April 18, 2014
Hellmuth-Orton Wedding April 18, 2014
Daily-Christensen Wedding April 18, 2014
Jackson-Reed Engagement April 18, 2014
David and Judith Dwyer Anniversary April 18, 2014
Darrell and Anna Jane Core Anniversary April 18, 2014
Anna Nickell Birthday April 18, 2014
Marguerite McGivern Birthday April 17, 2014
Richard Griffin Birthday April 11, 2014
Miller-Townsend Engagement April 10, 2014
Maynard-Harms Engagement April 10, 2014
Longest-Wright Engagement April 10, 2014
Claeys-Koster Engagement April 10, 2014
Richard and Sharon Needham Anniversary April 10, 2014
Ray and Marilyn Ethington Anniversary April 10, 2014
Myron and Ellie Stackhouse Anniversary April 10, 2014
Mike and Diane Edmund Anniversary April 10, 2014
Jerald and Judith Deutsch Anniversary April 10, 2014
Leta Link Birthday April 10, 2014
LaVerna Stromquist Birthday April 10, 2014
Gene Shipley Birthday April 10, 2014
Dean Ator Birthday April 10, 2014


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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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