Jauary 6, 2018 This day in history
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Started by metmike - Jan. 7, 2019, 12:34 a.m.

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1839 – The Night of the Big Wind, the most damaging storm in 300 years, sweeps across Ireland, damaging or destroying more than 20% of the houses in Dublin.

Night of the Big Wind


"The storm attained a very low barometric pressure of 918mbars and tracked eastwards to the north of Ireland, with gusts of over 100 knots (185 km/h; 115 mph)"

By carlberky - Jan. 7, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
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1929 – Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta, India, to begin her work among India's poorest and sick people.

This sad old earth could use a few dozen more like her and Albert Schweitzer.

By metmike - Jan. 7, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
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You are so right Carl!!!!!!