11 Awesome Chicago Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

11 Awesome chicago facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random chicago facts.

1. New York is area code 212 and LA is 213 and Chicago 312 because the largest cities got the quick­est num­bers to dial on a rotary phone.
2. Until 1974, in Chicago it was illegal to appear in public if you were ugly.
3. A 14 year old boy dressed as a police officer, snuck into a Chicago Police station & actually went out on patrol with another police officer
4. The creator of NBA Jam hated the Chicago Bulls so much he coded it so that they would miss last second shots against the Detroit Pistons
5. The city of Chicago was raised by over two feet during the 1850s and ’60s without disrupting daily life.
6. The phrase "slipping a Mickey" originated with Mickey Finn, a Chicago saloon owner known for drugging and robbing customers.
7. Deep dish, Chicago style pizza contains more antioxidants than thin crust pizza.
8. Until 1974, it was Illegal to appear in public in Chicago if you were ugly.
9. A Chicago high school had a fundraiser where they played Justin Bieber in between classes and students had to pay to stop it.
10. A Chicago school, as a fundraiser, played Justin Biebers Baby between classes and had students pay to stop it. It raised $1k in 3 days.
11. Next to Warsaw, Chicago has the largest Polish population in the world.
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