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Natchez, MS Rhythm Night Club Fire, Apr 1940

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212 NEGROES PERISH IN NATCHEZ BLAZE

Dancers Trapped As Spanish Moss Causes Holocaust

Only One Entrance To Building; Survivors Tell Tales Of Horror; Pockets Of Corpses Pilfered  read more »

Marshfield, MO Tornado, Apr 1880

Courthouse, Marshfield, MO After 1880 Tornado

On April 18, 1880, a tornado measuring F4 on the Fujita scale struck the town Marshfield, Missouri. The tornado's damage path was 800 yards wide and 64 miles long.

Texas City, TX Explosion, Apr 1947

View Across the Bay

Series of Blasts Touched Off by Nitrate Ship Ravages Texas City.

1,200 FEARED DEAD.

Coast Jarred For 150 Miles  read more »