American Tragedies



DATE
LOCATION
 
 
October 8-10, 1871
The Great Chicago FireChicago, IL
March 25, 1911
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
New York City, NY
April 9, 1912
Titanic Sinking
July 24, 1915
SS Eastland Disaster
Chicago, IL
July 9, 1918
The Great Train Wreck of 1918
Nashville, TN
May 18, 1927
Bath School Disaster
Bath Township, MI
September 2, 1935
1935 Labor Day Hurricane
Key West, FL
May 6, 1937
The Hindenburg Disaster
Lakehurst Naval Air Station, NJ
November 10, 1975
SS Edmund Fitzgerald Wreck
Lake Superior
January 28, 1986
Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion
August 1, 1966
University of Texas Massacre
Austin, TX
August 24, 1992
Hurricane Andrew
South Florida
February 26, 1993
World Trade Center Bombing
Mantahhen, NY
February 28, 1993
Branch Davidian Standoff
Waco, TX
April 19, 1995
Alfred P. Murrah Building Bombing
Oklahoma City, OK
April 20, 1999
Columbine High School Shootings
Littleton, CO
May 3, 1999
F5 Tornado in Central Oklahoma
September 11, 2001
World Trade Center Attacks
Manhatten, NY
September 11, 2001
United Airlines Flight 93
near Shanksville, PA
September 11, 2001
Pentagon Attack
Arlington, VA
February 1/ 2003
Space Shuttle Columbia Explosion
April 16, 2007
Virginia Tech Massacre
Blacksburg, VA
January 8, 2011
Tucson Shootings
Tucson, AZ
July 20, 2012
Aurora Movie Shootings
Aurora, CO
December 14, 2012
Sandy Hook School Shootings
Newtown, CT
 
 



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