Chicago History (detailed)

Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears enjoy a rich history and play a big part in our city’s past, as well as that of professional…Read More

Chicago Black Sox
The 1919 World Series is home to the most notorious scandal in baseball history. Eight players from the Chicago …Read More

St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
One February evening on Chicago’s north side, seven well-dressed men were found riddled with bullets inside a g…Read More

The Civic Opera Building
The Civic Opera BuildingThe world-renowned Lyric Opera of Chicago performs in one of North Americ…Read More

The Eastland Disaster
A dark chapter of Chicago’s history opened on the morning of July 24, 1915. The Eastland, a lake passenger-ste…Read More

The Fort Dearborn Massacre
Fort Dearborn was constructed in 1803. The War Department need…Read More

The Great Chicago Fire
The Great Chicago FireBesides the fact that the Great Chicago Fire started around 9 o’clo…Read More

Wrigley Field History
In 1920, Weeghman Park becomes known as Cubs Park, after chewing gum magne…Read More