History In The Headlines

Category: Natural Disasters

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Remembering New England’s “Dark Day”

Two hundred thirty-five years after the daytime skies darkened over New England, learn how a mysterious weather phenomenon convinced many Americans that the end of days was at hand.

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Indonesian Cave Reveals Tsunami History

A natural cave found near the source of the deadly 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has revealed the footprints of past gigantic waves going back some 7,500 years.