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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Jul 31st, 2020
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    August 2, 1923 President Warren G. Harding dies unexpectedly. He wasn’t from Chicago, but Chicago nevertheless played an important role in the his presidency. For one thing, in 1920 he was nominated by Republican party leaders in a smoke filled Chicago hotel room; Suite 4046 on the 13th floor o...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 1st, 2020
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    ~Rudy Meoli 1951– (Cubs 1978) Because Joe Pepitone had retired from baseball a few seasons earlier, the Cubs were in desperate need of a player who looked just like him. They weren’t disappointed when Rudy Meoli showed up in camp. He had the same wild look as Pep, but he had one other qua...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 20th, 2019
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    ~Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis 1866 (Cubs fan 1893-1944) On this day in 1866, the future first commissioner of baseball was born, Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis. He is best remembered as the man who banned the Black Sox for life, and saved the game from the evils of gambling, but Judge Kenesaw Mountai...