By Brenna Gispert

Chicago Facts

  • Americans found Chicago in 1833
  • The French explorers traded fur in the 17th century
  • The nickname is the "Windy City"

More Chicago Facts

  • The population is 2,886,251
  • Hillary Clinton, Walt Disney, and Oprah were born in Chicago
  • The Chicago Bears won the Super Bowl once and 8 league championships