February 6, 2019 This day in history
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Started by metmike - Feb. 6, 2019, 1:46 p.m.

Pick one, I get the natural disasters as the atmospheric scientist in the house.


1851 – The largest Australian bushfires in a populous region in recorded history take place in the state of Victoria.

1978 – The Blizzard of 1978, one of the worst Nor'easters in New England history, hit the region, with sustained winds of 65 mph and snowfall of four inches an hour.

1996Willamette Valley Flood: Floods in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, United States, causes over US$500 million in property damage throughout the Pacific Northwest.

2016 – An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 strikes southern Taiwan, killing 117 people.

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