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October 8, 1871: The Great Chicago Fire
On this day in 1871, flames spark in the Chicago barn of Patrick and Catherine O’Leary, igniting a two-day blaze that kills between 200 and 300 people, destroys 17,450 buildings, leaves 100,000 homeless and causes an estimated $200 million (in 1871 dollars; $3 billion in 2007 dollars) in damages.  - history.com
Photo: Chicago’s State Street after the fire (Otto Herschan)

October 8, 1871: The Great Chicago Fire

On this day in 1871, flames spark in the Chicago barn of Patrick and Catherine O’Leary, igniting a two-day blaze that kills between 200 and 300 people, destroys 17,450 buildings, leaves 100,000 homeless and causes an estimated $200 million (in 1871 dollars; $3 billion in 2007 dollars) in damages.  - history.com

Photo: Chicago’s State Street after the fire (Otto Herschan)

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