Trivia Night Nov. 23 in Rock Island


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Posted Online: Oct. 30, 2013, 10:29 am
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Press release submitted by Brandon Pannell.

Quad City Firebirds 12 and under and 10 and under fast pitch softball teams will host a trivia night Saturday, Nov. 23, at Plumbers and Pipefitters Unioi, 4600 46th Ave., Rock Island.
Doors open at 5 p.m. Cost is $10 per person for eight players per table. There also will be auction items, raffle baskets and 50/50 drawings.
The event is a fundraiser for the teams.

















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
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