Thursday, January 15, 2009

90th Anniversary of the Boston Molasses Disaster

I have a habit of keeping track of unique or strange events in history. Here's one you've probably never heard of: On January 15, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts 21 people were killed and 150 were injured . . . by a huge wave of molasses that rushed through the streets at 35mph!

You can read the full story here.

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