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Chicago Cubs Celebration is Deemed The 7th Largest Gathering In Human History

Chicago Cubs Celebration is Deemed The 7th Largest Gathering In Human History

Photo Credit- Chicago Tribune

According to Officials, they  estimated that at least 5 million people showed up to celebrate the long-awaited Chicago Cubs parade and rally on Friday after witnessing the cubs break a 108-year curse by winning The World Series thus making it the 7th largest gathering in human history.

It’s also reported by Fox News that The Cubs celebration crowd even beat out the 3.5 million people who went to Rod Stewart’s 1994 concert in Rio.

1. Kumbh Mela pilgrimage, India, 2013 – 30 million

2. Arbaeen festival, Iraq, 2014 – 17 million

3. Funeral of CN Annadurai, India, 1969 – 15 million

4. Funeral of Ayatollah Khomeini, Iran, 1989 – 10 million

5. Papal gathering in the Philippines, 2015 – 6 million

6. World Youth Day, 1995 – 5 million

7. Chicago Cubs World Series celebration – 5 million

8. Funeral of Gamal Abdel Nasser, 1970 – 5 million

9. Rod Stewart concert, Brazil, 1994 – 3.5 million

10. Hajj pilgrimage, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 2012 – 3 million

11. Anti-war march, Rome, 2003 – 3 million

 

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  1. June Beaver

    November 5, 2016 at 6:59 AM

    It’s a good thing the Cubs won or the massive swarm of white folks would be rioting if they lost – – Oh, I forgot the media would have called it a mild disturbance, not a riot.

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