CJ Brown embraces Section 8, Photo Credit Marty Gorak (Section 8 Chicago)

Win this game for Mrs. O'Leary

October 8, 1871. Chicago, IL. The entire Midwest is parched from a mighty drought. A couple of fires have already hit Chicago and the Chicago Tribune prophetically writes that a 'big one' could develop if rain does not arrive. Despite the average Chicago October having a low of 46 and a high of 64, October 8th, 1871 played out like this:

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