Tag: Natural disasters

History Painting: Allegory of the 1755 Earthquake by João Glama Ströberle.

A massive earthquake some believe to up to the magnitude of 9.0, struck the city of Lisbon during the morning […]

The Great Galveston Hurricane.

The deadliest hurricane in U.S. history struck one of the nations busiest ports, Galveston, in Texas, in the summer of […]

The 1910 Great Flood of Paris.

In the last week of January 1910, the Seine River flooded the city of Paris and its surrounding neighborhoods causing […]