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shi kah' gO, the largest city in Illinois
was built at the mouth of the Chicago River in 1803 to control the territory between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River.
|McCormick Place Destroyed By
Built in 1960, the centerpiece of Chicago's convention and trade show business was supposed to last forever. Forever ended on January 16, 1967.
On April 3, Jane M. Byrne was elected Mayor of Chicago with 82.5 per cent of the vote, the highest since 1901.