Ever since the Great Fire of 1871, a cycle of destruction and rebuilding has been central to the Chicago story. This month, Northwestern University secured a permit to tear down Prentice Hospital so that it can build a biomedical research facility. Also this month, speculation arose (and was quickly squelched) about tearing down Wrigley Field's iconic scoreboard. And today is the 10th anniversary of one of the most unusual acts of demolition in city history — Mayor Richard M. Daley's ...
'General Hospital' (GH) spoilers have announced Shari Belafonte will return to Port Charles on June 23, 2016. Belafonte plays Mayor Janice Lomax, one of the most hated Mayors in GH history. Most recently, Mayor Lomax, was facing Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) and Olivia Falconeri (Lisa LoCicero
March 6, 1933: CHICAGO MAYOR ANTON CERMAK DIES - Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak, wounded the month before in an attempt on Franklin D. Roosevelt's life, dies at a Miami hospital. Cermak was mortally wounded after the assassin, Giuseppe Zangara, missed his aim and hit Cermak instead. (Above) The casket of Cermak being carried to the family vault in the Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago.
Lloyd Haynes - Actor. Born in South Bend, Indiana, he was best noted for the memorable roles as history teacher Pete Dixon on the TV series, Room 222" and as Mayor Hen Morgan on the daytime drama "General Hospital".
Wat Tyler meeting with King Richard II. Leader of the peasants' Revolt of 1381, the first popular revolt in English history. Tyler lead the capture of various places including the palace of John of Gaunt, Richards uncle. Tyler met with Richard II at Smithfield where Tyler presented their demands. Fighting broke out and Tyler was seriously injured and taken to Bartholomew's hospital, from which he was dragger away and beheaded on the orders of the lord mayor of London.
Laura (Genie Francis) and Luke (Anthony Geary) put their turbulent past behind them and married on the grounds of the Port Charles mayor's mansion, on Monday, Nov. 16 and Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1981, when ABC Daytime invited the world to tune in to the daytime wedding of the decade, on "General Hospital". The long-awaited nuptials, plus guest star Elizabeth Taylor, served up the highest ratings in soap opera history. #1980s #GH50 #GH
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (9 June 1836 – 17 December 1917) - The first Englishwoman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in Britain, the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, the first dean of a British medical school, the first female M.D. in France, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as Mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain.
"REST IN PEACE" Featured 11/23/14 7:19am Former Mayor and Council Member Marion Barry Dies at 78 by Prince Of PetworthRemembering1 Comment RIP_Marion_barry_dc Photo by PoPville flickr user Carly & Art Ed. Note: Whatever your feelings, please be respectful today. Marion Barry (March 6, 1936 – November 23, 2014) From United Medical Center: “The following statement is issued following the death of Councilmember Marion Barry, Former Mayor of the District of Columbia. “This morning we…
Worst Mass Shooting in US History: Toll in Fla. Soars to 50Shooter is identified as US citizen Omar Mateen. At least 53 people have been hospitalized. "There's blood everywhere," Mayor Buddy Dyer told a news conference. The gunman has been identified as Omar Mateen of Port St. Lucie, Fla., an American citizen born to Afghan parents, reports ABC News, which characterizes Mateen as "on the radar" of authorities, though not on a specific watchlist or subject of an investigation.