January 4 This day in history
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Started by metmike - Jan. 4, 2019, 11:28 p.m.

Look em over and pick one:


1998 – A massive ice storm hits eastern Canada and the northeastern United States, continuing through January 10 and causing widespread destruction.

The Great Ice storm:




Two inches of ice on a twig, illustrating the impact.

By carlberky - Jan. 5, 2019, 6:09 a.m.
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1987 – The Maryland train collision: An Amtrak train enroute to Boston from Washington, D.C., collides with Conrail engines in Chase, Maryland, killing 16 people.

1990 – In Pakistan's deadliest train accident an overloaded passenger train collides with an empty freight train, resulting in 307 deaths and 700 injuries.

2018 – A passenger train operated by Shosholoza Meyl collided with a truck on a level crossing at Geneva Station between Hennenman and Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa. 20 people were killed and 260 were injured.

Seems like January 4th is a good day to avoid riding on trains.