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1960

Then Sen. John F. Kennedy visits Barrington High School in October 1960, a month before he was elected president. (Credit: Barrington School District 220)

Barrington High School To Display Photos Of Kennedy Visit In 1960

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, a northwest suburban high school plans to show off newly discovered pictures of the late president.

11/13/2013

"Chicago Christmas" Book Cover. (WBBM/AP Photo)

Looking Back At ‘Chicago Christmas': 1930

WBBM’s “Chicago Christmas” special series looks back at Christmas 1930. Christmas shoppers were choosing practical gifts as the Great Depression began to deepen.

WBBM Newsradio–12/24/2010

"Chicago Christmas" Book Cover. (WBBM/AP Photo)

Looking Back At ‘Chicago Christmas': 1960

WBBM’s “Chicago Christmas” special series looks back at Christmas 1960. A British Overseas Airways flight from Chicago crash-landed in London, but thankfully, no one was hurt.

WBBM Newsradio–12/23/2010

"Chicago Christmas" Book Cover. (WBBM/AP Photo)

Looking Back At “Chicago Christmas”: 1910

WBBM’s “Chicago Christmas” special series looks back at Christmas 1910. Twenty-one firefighters perish when a warehouse wall collapses during a big fire in the Stockyards district on December 22 of that year.

WBBM Newsradio–12/22/2010

"Chicago Christmas" Book Cover. (WBBM/AP Photo)

WBBM Special: Looking Back At “Chicago Christmas”

The “Chicago Christmas” special series looking back on Christmases past returns to WBBM Newsradio 780 for the 31st consecutive year. Today, we look at Christmas 1940.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2010

New York Plane Crash

50 Years Since Horrific Air Disaster

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first major disaster of the jet age.

WBBM Newsradio–12/16/2010

Marina City

50 Years Since Marina City Groundbreaking

Marina City appears in postcards, paintings and almost every skyline shot of Chicago, and Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the complex.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010