100th Birthday

The Wrigley Field cake in the garbage. (Credit: Reddit)

That Amazing Wrigley Field Cake? Nobody Ate It

As part of the 100th birthday celebration for Wrigley Field, the Chicago Cubs commissioned a massive cake in the form of the historic ballpark.


Louis Reinhart (Family Photo)

Cubs Give 100-Year-Old Fan Second Chance To Deliver Game Ball

On Opening Day this year, to celebrate his 100th birthday, Louis Reinhart and his family traveled 145 miles from Metamora to Wrigley Field to present the game ball, but they arrived too late due to unforeseen traffic.


David Brandhandler and his wife Goldie (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Nearing 100, Former Skokie Cantor Is A Real Mensch

On the eve of his 100th birthday, a Skokie man still has a song in his heart and on his lips.

WBBM Newsradio–06/14/2013

Woody Sez

Woody Guthrie Honored Onstage At Northlight Theatre

The Northlight Theatre in Skokie is hosting a play honoring the life and music of Woody Guthrie, who would have turned 100 this year.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

Etta Schiller, 100, continues to volunteer and stay active. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: 100-Year-Old Volunteer

Etta Schiller just celebrated her 100th birthday and she’s still going strong. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.


Studs Terkel

Chicago Remembers Studs Terkel On His 100th Birthday

Chicago is remembering Studs Terkel Wednesday, on what would have been his 100th birthday.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Current and former girl scouts celebrate the 100th birthday of the Girl Scouts of the USA at Daley Plaza on March 12, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Girl Scouts Celebrate 100th Birthday

A few hundred Girl Scouts – and former Girl Scouts – gathered in Daley Plaza to celebrate the organization’s 100th birthday today.


President Ronald Reagan

Reagan To Be Honored In Illinois

This coming Sunday would be Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday, and Illinoisans are celebrating the only president so far who was born in the state.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

President Ronald Reagan

Reagan To Be Honored In Illinois For 100th Birthday

A celebration will be held in northwest Illinois early next month, marking the 100th birthday President Ronald Reagan.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011

President Ronald Reagan

Reagan To Be Honored for 100th Birthday

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich will be the keynote speaker at an event honoring President Ronald Reagan near Reagan’s birthplace in Tampico, Ill.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010