1902 - Born in Chicago's South Side near the stockyards on the 15th of May.
1953 - Served as Chairman of the Cook County Democratic Central Committee.
1955-1976 - Elected mayor of Chicago.
1933 - Daley took night classes at DePaul University College of Law to earn a Juris Doctor.
1936 - Married Eleanor "Sis" Guilfoyle on 17th of June.
1966 - Martin Luther King, Jr. confronted the Daley machine when King attempted to take the Civil Rights Movement.
1968 - Castigated for his sharp rhetoric in the aftermath of rioting that took place after Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination.
1972 - Democratic nominee George McGovern threw Daley out of the Democratic National Convention.
1976 - On 20th of December, he suffered a massive heart attack while visiting his doctor's office and died at the age of 74.
Father of Richard Michael Daley
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