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Aug. 19, 1913: A severe thunderstorm wreaked havoc in and around the Loop on this date. A bridge at 22nd and Halsted was disabled by lightning.

Aug. 19, 1913: A severe thunderstorm wreaked havoc in and around the Loop on this date. A bridge at 22nd and Halsted was disabled by lightning.

June 25, 1914: A line of very severe thunderstorms swept over Chicago late in the evening, leading to lightning strikes that set fires to buildings in the Loop.

June 25, 1914: A line of very severe thunderstorms swept over Chicago late in the evening, leading to lightning strikes that set fires to buildings in the Loop.

June 19, 1913: Llyod George and SIr Rufus Isaacs before British Parliament admitted they made mistakes on a deal for American Marconi. They denied intent of profits and may escape censure urged by their political foes. A little girl dies from poison after she picked up a piece of candy that was laying on the street. New York gives Chicago a hint, suggests taxing of land values in an effort to solve problem of high rents.

June 19, 1913: Llyod George and SIr Rufus Isaacs before British Parliament admitted they made mistakes on a deal for American Marconi. They denied intent of profits and may escape censure urged by their political foes. A little girl dies from poison after she picked up a piece of candy that was laying on the street. New York gives Chicago a hint, suggests taxing of land values in an effort to solve problem of high rents.

Dec. 13, 1913: Well this is pretty amazing. The Mona Lisa was stolen, baffling police around the world. It was found on this date and a payback for something Napoleon did. Whoa.

Dec. 13, 1913: Well this is pretty amazing. The Mona Lisa was stolen, baffling police around the world. It was found on this date and a payback for something Napoleon did. Whoa.

Dec. 21, 1913: There's a big push 100 years ago to come to an agreement over railroad terminals in what is today the South and West Loop areas. Fighting continues with negotiations breaking down.

Dec. 21, 1913: There's a big push 100 years ago to come to an agreement over railroad terminals in what is today the South and West Loop areas. Fighting continues with negotiations breaking down.

April 13, 1914: 4 gunmen were electrocuted at Sing Sing prison for the murder nearly 2 years ago of Herman Rosenthal, a gambler.

April 13, 1914: 4 gunmen were electrocuted at Sing Sing prison for the murder nearly 2 years ago of Herman Rosenthal, a gambler.

June 27, 1914: A bitter foe of vaccination has been placed in isolation because he came down with smallpox.

June 27, 1914: A bitter foe of vaccination has been placed in isolation because he came down with smallpox.

Feb. 6, 1913: A man marries a 118-pound woman who always enjoyed being carried to bed. Now, the woman weighs 180 pounds and still enjoys being carried to bed. Well, the "little husband" was having a tough time with that. The whole thing ended up in front of a judge, where the wife testified that her husband failed to properly care for her. The judge agreed. The husband was told to pay his wife $ 3 a week in damages.

Feb. 6, 1913: A man marries a 118-pound woman who always enjoyed being carried to bed. Now, the woman weighs 180 pounds and still enjoys being carried to bed. Well, the "little husband" was having a tough time with that. The whole thing ended up in front of a judge, where the wife testified that her husband failed to properly care for her. The judge agreed. The husband was told to pay his wife $ 3 a week in damages.

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