The first edition of the Chicago Tribune was published on June 10, 1847. All 400 copies were pressed by hand.
June 10 at 2:23 PM
The oldest house in Chicago was built in 1836. It has been moved twice, and stands today in the Prairie District.
June 4 at 6:01 PM
The "L" is the second oldest transit system in the United States, behind Boston's.
March 4 at 10:58 PM
Chicago was given area code 312 in 1947 to minimize the rotary "click count," requiring the second-lowest six clicks on a rotary dial.
March 4 at 4:20 AM
Chicago was Home to Country's First Blood Bank
November 27 at 3:27 PM
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