Could a comet have caused the Great Chicago Fire of 1871?
Could a comet have caused the Great Chicago Fire of 1871?  For three days, October 8-10,  1871, Chicago was burning. It was a rain of fire and terror as the wood buildings burned to the ground. Ironically, the O’Leary house (Mrs. O’Leary of the famous cow and lantern theory) was left standing on DeKoven Street.... Read more »