1. It's National Anthem Day | March 3rd, 2024

    In the early years of the republic, there were a few popular patriotic songs, such as "Yankee Doodle" and "Hail Columbia," but there was no national anthem. Today we celebrate the "The Star-Spangled Banner," which became the official national anthem of the United States on March
  2. Billionaire Owner Of Chicago Bulls And White Sox Jerry Reinsdorf Asks The State Of Illinois For $1 Billion To Build Stadium — Meanwhile, Schools Are Underfunded And Homelessness Crisis Continues

    By Jeannine Mancini Jerry Reinsdorf, a billionaire known for his real estate ventures and sports team ownership, has requested $1 billion from the state of Illinois for a new stadium for the Chicago White Sox. With Chicago facing underfunded schools, dilapidated infrastructure and
  3. Disco Inferno in Chicago #OnThisDay in 1979, it was "Disco Demolition Night" at Comiskey Park in Chicago, where the White Sox and Detroit Tigers were playing a double-header. The plan was to blow up (literally) a bunch of disco albums between games, but it went horribly wrong. The

    40 years ago today 30 (by my count) Hall-of-Famers played in an Old-Timers game at #ComiskeyPark a day prior to the All-Star Game, which the #WhiteSox were hosting