This Day in History: 0000-10-08

8 Oct to 1 Nov – The Council of Chalcedon adopts the Chalcedonian Creed, affirming and describing Jesus’ dual nature as fully human and fully divine (451).

8 to 10 Oct – The Great Chicago Fire killed over 300 people and destroyed 3.3 square miles of the city (1871).
8 Oct – American SGT Alvin York killed 23 German soldiers and captured 132 in the Battle of the Argonne Forest, earning the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroism (1918).