This is History: Charles Comiskey Park Opens, Chicago Proposes Secession from Illinois, ‘Popeye’ Debuts, 1st Ever TV Commercial for Bulova

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PHOTO: Chicago Flag. Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. chicagohistory.org

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Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the first US Zoo, President Garfield is shot, Chicago’s Comiskey Park opens, the City of Chicago proposes to secede from the State of Illinois in 1925, Popeye debuts, the first ever television commercial, Johnny Carson hits the airwaves and more.

 

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