605+ die when fire breaks at Chicago’s Iroquois Theater 110 years ago this hour (12/30/1903)


Video: 'The 1903 Iroquois Theater Fire - Chicago (HQ)'

(Wednesday, December 30, 1903, about 3:15 p.m.) — At least 605 people died today when fire broke out at the recently opened Iroquois Theater in Chicago. It is the deadliest theater fire and the deadliest single-building fire in United States history.

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