1906: White Sox beat Cubs in World Series.
1907: Utility magnate Samuel Insull creates Commonwealth Edison Co.
1907: Cubs win first World Series title.
1908: State and Madison becomes zero point in cleaned-up numbering grid.
1909: Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett publish "Plan of Chicago."
1910: Stockyard fire kills 22 firefighters, including the chief.
1911: Infant Welfare Society of Chicago established.
1911: International Air Meet energizes the city with the thrill of flight.
1912: The Rouse Simmons, delivering the annual supply of Christmas trees, sinks.
1913: Art Institute hosts famous Armory Show of modern art.
1914: Weeghman Park opens (later renamed Wrigley Field).
1914: First aldermanic election in which Chicago women can vote.
1915: First Chicago mayoral election in which women can vote.
1915: John Hertz starts Yellow Cab Co.
1915: The excursion boat Eastland overturns in Chicago River, killing 844.
1916: Municipal Pier opens (later renamed Navy Pier).
1917: At least seven barbers' homes or barbershops bombed in union dispute.
1918: Morals inspector M.L.C. Funkhouser, who battled prostitution and was official film censor, is ousted.
1919: Race riots kill 38 and injure hundreds.
175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
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