Welcome to GenDisasters!

New or Recently Updated Articles

Goliad, TX Tornado, May 1902

The tornado that hit Goliad on May 18, 1902 was the second deadliest tornado in Texas.

Rocksprings, TX Tornado, Apr 1927

txrocksprings-tornado-chsejail-1927

The tornado that touched down in Rocksprings on April 12, 1927 was the third deadliest tornado in Texas history, like the first (Waco Tornado 1953) and second ( read more »

Mitchell's Farm, NY Train Wreck, Jun 1907

Collision on Auburn Branch of N. Y. Central Results in Killing of Some Passengers and Injuring of Others-Three Syracusans Suffer.  read more »

Dixon, IL Killed By Lightning, Apr 1846

DEATH BY LIGHTNING.

The little village of Dixon, Ill., was visited on the 11th ult. by a stroke of lightning, which damaged the house of A. H. MORRELL and killed one of the citizens.  read more »