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WJLA, October 10, 2012

Throwback Thursday: A look back at Oct. 8-14 in history

In our weekly look back at what happened this week through the annals of history, our journey looks at World Series perfection, the debut of a TV classic and a miracle in South America.

 

Oct. 8, 1871

The Great Chicago Fire roars through the Windy City and leaves the city in tatters.

(Photo: National Archives/Associated Press) of fullscreen mode

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