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    Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    • Fall of the Ottoman Empire
    • The Titanic sank
    • 2 World Wars
    • First trans-Atlantic flight
    • Hindenburg disaster
    • Digital watches
    • Microwaves
    • Color television
    • Harry Caray was born...and died
    • Theory of general relativity
    • Commercial aviation
    • British Empire dissolved
    • Quantum mechanics
    • Nuclear power
    • Mickey Mouse
    • Haley's Comet passed...twice
    • Man went to the moon
    • The NBA, NHL, & NFL were formed
    • Chicago teams from each of those sports leagues have won championships
    • 4 states were added to the Union
    • 3 US Presidents died while in office, 1 was impeached & 1 resigned
    • Soviet Union forms...and falls
    • Every current MLB ballpark has since been built
    • The Red Sox began, and ended, their curse
    • The Boy Scouts were founded
    • Pluto became the ninth planet...and then had the planet label revoked
    • The moving assembly line is introduced
    • League of Nations was founded...and eventually replaced by the United Nations
    • Talkies
    • First World Cup is played
    • Women's suffrage
    • Segregation ended



    Just to help put it in perspective. Feel free to add more

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    Quote Originally Posted by filihok View Post
    I was born
    certainly moves to the top of the short list

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    Black president
    Illini.

    Yeah I need a Winn-Dixie grocery bag full of money right next to the VIP section...

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    A good start...

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    Einstein publishes his theory of general relativity.

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    prohibition begins...and ends

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    Quote Originally Posted by dps View Post
    Einstein publishes his theory of general relativity.
    someone didn't read the list

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    Quote Originally Posted by etothep View Post
    someone didn't read the list
    Oops.

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    soccer still hasn't caught on.


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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    Quote Originally Posted by haveacigar View Post
    Black president
    Two of them.
    Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
    Abraham Lincoln

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    "Birth of a Nation" came out.
    derp

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    Re: Things that have happened since the cubs won the World Series

    kobie learned to read.......err, sorry. that actually hasn't happened yet.

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