This Week in History: 1/31/16

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This week, Dave enlightens us on the week in history including the 1st Chicago rolling lift bridge in 1895, the Knights of Columbus is formed, Al Capone is sent to prison, RCA issues the first ever 45rpm single, Chicago’s Daily Defender begins publishing, Mel Brooks’ ‘Blazing Saddles’ debuts and the Bears lose to the Colts in Super Bowl XLI.


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