Today’s Cubs World Series Celebration Is Officially The Largest Gathering of People In US History

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According to Fox 32 in Chicago, the estimate for today’s Cub’s World Series Victory Parade and Rally was roughtly 5 million people. This makes it the largest gathering of people in US history, and the 7th largest gathering in recorded human history.

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Today’s victory celebration even topped the unprecedented anti-war march in Rome, back in 2003, that topped 3 million people.

Here are the top 10 biggest human gatherings in history:

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, Philippines, 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

What an incredible time to be a Cubs fan!

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