Throughout The Years
Addams wins the Nobel Peace Prize
destroys the historic Pullman
railroad-car factory in south Chicago
Bonnie Blair (b. 1964) speed skater from
Champaign, wins her fifth Olympic Games
gold medal, the most by an American woman
Chicago Bears win the professional football championship; repeat
in 1933, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1963, and 1986.
Clarence Page (b. 1947) of the Chicago Tribune is the
first African-American columnist to win a Pulitzer Prize.