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Category: Disasters

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The Hindenburg Disaster

The Hindenburg disaster stands out not because of the numbers that died or were injured, but because it was the first time that such a world disaster was captured on film and received a global audience.

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The Chernobyl Disaster

Chernobyl was the worst nuclear disaster in history.

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Mount Vesuvius: The Volcano

While we often think of recent natural disaster events, one of the most famous world disaster events was the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Mount Vesuvius sits near the Bay of Naples, only a few miles from the city itself.

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The Great Chicago Fire

In light of the multitude of recent natural disaster incidents, many people have looked back in history to see the results of other major historical disasters.

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The Great Tri-State Tornado

March 18, 1925 was an ordinary early spring day for many weather-wise farmers just outside Ellington, Missouri, and a weather disaster was the last thing on anyone’s mind.

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Historic Blizzards

The Great Blizzard of 1888 was one of the deadliest weather disasters to hit the United States in recorded history.

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Surviving the Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl was a horrific weather disaster: a weather storm that occurred during the ‘30s.

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