What year did Soul Train first appear on Chicago television?

Answer One of the longest-running music-variety shows in television history, "Soul Train" debuted on Chicago TV station WCIU on Aug. 17, 1970. The show was an instant hit. Producer-creator Don Cornelius b... Read More »

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What year did the first elevated train operate in Chicago?

The first elevated train line opened for service in Chicago on June 6, 1892. This line, constructed and operated by the Chicago & South Side Rapid Transit Company, used steam locomotives to move pa... Read More »

What was the first year that a train went from New York to Chicago?

In 1902, the first train traveled from New York to Chicago operating under the New York Central Railroad. The train arrived in Chicago at Union Station after the 20-hour journey. It traveled betwee... Read More »

When did the television set first appear in homes?

The television was invented in the 1920s and first appeared in American homes in the late 1930s. It took a while to catch on, however; in 1945, there were fewer than 7,000 working televisions in Am... Read More »

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