HOSPITALITE Home » What Happened on October 10: Great Chicago Fire

What Happened on October 10: Great Chicago Fire

Spread the love
Rate this post

Historical Events

  • 680 Al-Hussein (Al-Ḥusayn ibn) and his followers killed at Karbala by army of Yazid, the Umayyad caliph, on the way to Kufa
  • 1780 Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in the Caribbean, hitting Barbados first. Atlantic’s deadliest recorded hurricane.
  • 1871 The Great Chicago Fire is finally extinguished after 3 days, leaving approximately 300 dead, 100,000 homeless, and costing $222m in damage
  • 1954 Ho Chi Minh enters Hanoi after withdrawal of French troops
  • 1957 A fire at the Windscale nuclear plant in Cumbria, England becomes the world’s first major nuclear accident

Oct 10 in Film & TV

  • 1954 1st National Film Awards (India): “Shyamchi Aai” wins the Golden Lotus

Oct 10 in Music

Oct 10 in Sport

  • 1899 African-American inventor Issac R. Johnson patents the bicycle frame

Did You Know?

“Vinland Map” is introduced by Yale University as being the first known map of America, drawn about 1440

On October 10, 1965

Would You Believe?

1st dinner jacket (tuxedo) worn to autumn ball at Tuxedo Park, NY

On October 10, 1886

Famous Birthdays

1 thought on “What Happened on October 10: Great Chicago Fire

  1. Buri munsi ni amateka, isi yuzuye ibigwi binyuranye. Buri segonda, buri munota impirimbanyi zinyuranye ziba zicicikana zirema amateka.

Comments are closed.

Ignore ce message si tu es déjà membre !

pour poursuivre la lecture et avoir accès à l’ensemble des archives

This will close in 20 seconds

Discover more from EN LIGNE

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading