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Flere små italienske byer er næsten totaltsmadrede efter jordskælvet i nat.

Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills at Least 247 and Shatters Towns. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of struck about 100 miles from Rome, trapping scores under debris and all but destroying some areas.

Fifty years ago, on December 16, 1960 at 10:33 a.m. EST, on a snowy, gray day in the skies between Staten Island and Brooklyn, NY two commercial airliners tragically collided, killing everyone on board, setting fire to ten apartment buildings, a church, a funeral home, and several businesses, and narrowly missing a nearby high school and secondary school.

Fifty years ago, on December 16, 1960 at 10:33 a.m. EST, on a snowy, gray day in the skies between Staten Island and Brooklyn, NY two commercial airliners tragically collided, killing everyone on board, setting fire to ten apartment buildings, a church, a funeral home, and several businesses, and narrowly missing a nearby high school and secondary school.

3 Aralık 1984: Hindistan'da Bhopal felaketinde binlerce insan öldü, yüz binlercesi zehirlendi

3 Aralık 1984: Hindistan'da Bhopal felaketinde binlerce insan öldü, yüz binlercesi zehirlendi

White Plague Tuberculosis -Bubonic Plague was known as the Black Death and had been known in England for centuries. It was a ghastly disease. The victim's skin turned black in patches and inflamed glands or 'buboes' in the groin combined with compulsive vomiting, swollen tongue and splitting headaches made it a horrible, agonizing killer.

Vesalius: the birthday of a scientific revolutionary

The Coconut Grove nightclub fire was the worst fire disaster in American history. It occurred November, 1942 in Boston, MA. 492 people were killed and hundreds more injured. The nightclub was filled to double its legal capacity when it caught fire. It was the result of a busboy using a match to replace a burned out light bulb. The fire took off in seconds. Many exits were blocked or locked, the doors opened inwards, victims were crushed in the revolving doors. Today it's a parking lot.

The Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire was the worst fire disaster in American history. It occurred November 1942 in Boston. 492 people were killed and more injured. The nightclub was filled to double its legal capacity when it caught fire. The fire spread

Looking back at the 1918 flu pandemic -- at least 675,000 people were killed

1918 Flu pandemic: A black and white poster. The poster recommends that those suffering from coughing and sneezing should not enter the theater. The poster was created by the Chicago Department of Health.

This earthquake happened on India’s 51st Republic Day celebration in January 26, 2001. The quake, which had a magnitude between 7.6 and 7.7,...

25 Worst Natural Disasters Ever Recorded

This earthquake happened on India’s Republic Day celebration in January The quake, which had a magnitude between and

Reaching wind speeds of 185 km/h, the Bhola Cyclone in Bangladesh led to over US $490 million in damages, destroying 85% of the homes in the region. It also fetched storm surges that wiped out entire villages, killing 45% of the population in Tazumuddin. Nearly 500,000 perished during the cyclone.

20 Hardest To Forget Disaster Photographs

"Did you say Everlasting Gobstopper?!"

“So shines a good deed… in a weary world.” — Gene Wilder, actor, screenwriter, director, and author ( Movie Quote from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Facto…

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