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A fire in the Iroquois Theater in Chicago, Illinois, kills more than 600 people on this day in 1903. It was the deadliest theater fire in U.S.

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

The Iroquois Theater Fire in Chicago December 30th 1903 was one of the worst building fires ever in the U.S, with a terrible loss of life of 602 people, mostly women and young children. The alley along the theater had so many bodies piled high it became known as "Death Alley" and is still there today also known as "Couch Place". It is one of Chicago’s most haunted places. this is my tribute to this near forgotten event and those who died there.

 

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