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B. 05-30 Germany floods: Four dead in south-west amid extensive damage Baden-Wuerttemberg, West Germany
C. 05-29 Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
3. 05-29 Woman fails to save friend in Australian crocodile attack
05-29 European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants' Mediterranean Sea, Libya
F. 05-29 Ukraine fire kills 17 in care home near Kiev
6. 05-28 Cincinnati zoo gorilla shot dead as boy falls into enclosure Cincinnati zoo, Cincinnati, Ohio
H. 05-28 11 hit by lightning in a Paris park, many at child's party
I. 05-27 Zika crisis: WHO rejects 'move Rio Olympics' call Rio de Janeiro
J. 05-27 Italy navy: 135 saved, 45 bodies retrieved from migrant boat Mediterranean Sea, Libya

Recent Summary.     Click for More > EgyptAir: 'Smoke detected' inside cabin before crash  There were smoke alerts inside the cabin of the EgyptAir passenger plane before it crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday, reports say EgyptAir crash: Debris found from flight MS804   Debris from the missing EgyptAir flight has been found floating in the Mediterranean, 290km (180 miles) from Alexandria, Egyptian officials ... EgyptAir flight: Search intensifies for missing plane   A massive search is continuing for a second day for an EgyptAir plane that disappeared over the Mediterranean EgyptAir crash: Plane wreckage found near Greek island   Wreckage of Airbus A320 flight MS804 has been found south of the Greek island of Karpathos, Egyptian aviation officials say EgyptAir Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo 'disappears from radar' Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray Petrochemical plant blast kills 3, injures more than 136 Ecuador earthquake: At least 413 people confirmed dead Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds Powerful new tremor in Kumamoto India Kerala: Temple fireworks blast kills at least 100 All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia Deadly earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan Zika: WHO declares global emergency East coast struck by mammoth snowfall
  European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants' Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya


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  Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says
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2015
10/31 No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
09/24 2,411 people died in Hajj stampede
08/12 Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions
07/29 MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean...
04/25 Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people
04/14 Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in Fren...
10/31 No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
07/29 MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean...
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in Fren...
02/03 35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river
04/25 Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people
2014
12/27 Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on boar...
07/24 Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed ...
07/23 Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash
07/17 Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine ne...
05/02 Afghan landslide 'kills hundreds'
04/15 South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship ...
03/22 Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'
03/07 Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane c...
12/27 Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on boar...
07/24 Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed ...
07/23 Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash
07/17 Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine ne...
03/07 Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane c...
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11/21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after super...
07/24 At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Ga...
04/24 More than 1000 dead in Dhaka collapse
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2013 2013
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2012
01/13 Cruise ship runs aground in Italy
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2012 2012
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2012 2012
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2011
04/05 Water radiation millions of times over limit
03/11 Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan
02/21 Deadly quake strikes New Zealand
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2011 2011
Aviation Disasters
03/11 Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan
02/21 Deadly quake strikes New Zealand
2010
10/22 Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
10/13 Last trapped Chile miner rescued
08/02 Russian fires prompt state of emergency
08/01 More than 1,100 dead in flooding
04/21 Oil spill after blast on oil rig
01/12 'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
01/12 'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
2009
06/01 Air France plane crashed
04/24 'Swine flu' kills 60
02/09 Toll from bush fires claimed 181
06/01 Air France plane crashed
04/05 About 300 dead in strong quake
2008
05/12 Quake death toll 50,000
05/06 Cyclone death toll jumps to 22,000
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2008 2008
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05/12 Quake death toll 50,000
2007
08/25 63 died from forest fires
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2007 2007
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2007 2007
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2006
05/27 Java quake kills 6,000
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2006 2006
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05/27 Java quake kills 6,000
2005
10/07 Major quake kills thousands
08/29 Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
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2005 2005
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10/07 Major quake kills thousands
2004
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
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2004 2004
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12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
2003
12/25 28,000 dead after earthquake
08/14 10,000 dead in heat wave
02/01 Space shuttle and crew lost
Aviation Disasters
2003 2003
Aviation Disasters
12/25 28,000 dead after earthquake
2001
09/11 Terror attacks hit U.S.
04/01 U.S. spy plane lands in China
01/26 7.9 Earthquake killed 30,000 people
09/11 Terror attacks hit U.S.
04/01 U.S. spy plane lands in China
01/26 7.9 Earthquake killed 30,000 people

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Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north Map of Great Barrier Reef Australia


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Yesterday   Queensland  
  Scientists say mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef
  Libya     European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants' Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya
  Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says
Wed.  Southern Italy  Capsized boat horror caught on camera May. 20   Egypt   EgyptAir: 'Smoke detected' inside cabin before crash
  There were smoke alerts inside the cabin of the EgyptAir passenger plane before it crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday, reports say
  Egypt   EgyptAir crash: Debris found from flight MS804
Map of Alexandria Egypt
  Debris from the missing EgyptAir flight has been found floating in the Mediterranean, 290km (180 miles) from Alexandria, Egyptian officials say
May. 19   Greece   EgyptAir flight: Search intensifies for missing plane Map of Karpathos Greece
  A massive search is continuing for a second day for an EgyptAir plane that disappeared over the Mediterranean
  Greece   EgyptAir crash: Plane wreckage found near Greek island Map of Karpathos Greece
  Wreckage of Airbus A320 flight MS804 has been found south of the Greek island of Karpathos, Egyptian aviation officials say
May. 18   Cairo   EgyptAir Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo 'disappears from radar'  56 passengers, 7 crew members and 3 security personnel on board Flight MS804. The Airbus A320 was flying at 11,300m when it went missing May. 16   Western Canada Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire Map of Wood Buffalo Alberta Canada  About 4,000 workers from oil camps north of Canada's main oil sands city are being ordered to evacuate because of an approaching wildfire May. 8  Afghanistan  Afghanistan fuel tanker crash kills 73 in Ghazni province May. 7  Western Canada  Fort McMurray wildfire 'to double in size' May. 4  Western Canada  Canada wildfire: Much of Fort McMurray 'could be destroyed' May. 3   Western Canada   Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada  A huge wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the Canadian city

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Apr.20   Mexico   Petrochemical plant blast kills 3, injures more than 136
Map of Coatzacoalcos Veracruz Mexico  An explosion ripped through a petrochemical plant on the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico, sending flames and a toxin-filled cloud into the air Apr.18   Ecuador     Ecuador earthquake: At least 413 people confirmed dead Map of Manta Ecuador  The 7.8-magnitude quake struck Ecuador's Pacific coast on Saturday, and the search for survivors continues Apr.16   Ecuador   Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds Map of Muisne Ecuador  The quake struck at 18:58 local time on Saturday near the town of Muisne. Severe damage is reported in many areas, with a bridge destroyed Apr.15   Japan   Powerful new tremor in Kumamoto   A more powerful 7.3 earthquake has rocked the southern city of Kumamoto in the middle of the night, a day after an earlier tremor killed nine... Apr.9   Southern India India Kerala: Temple fireworks blast kills at least 100   An explosion and blaze sparked by fireworks have killed at least 100 people at a Hindu temple in the Indian state of Kerala

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Mar.31  India  India Kolkata flyover collapse: Dozens remain trapped Mar.18   Russia   All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia   Passenger jet FlyDubai Boeing 738 has crashed in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don with at least 55 passengers and six crew on board, officials...

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Feb.21  Fiji  Cyclone Winston wreaks destruction in Fiji Feb.9  Bavaria  Germany train crash: Several killed near Bavarian town Feb.5   Taiwan   Deadly earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan   A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings Feb.1   South America   Zika: WHO declares global emergency   A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the WHO

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Jan.23   New York   East coast struck by mammoth snowfall   Parts of the eastern United States have received more than two feet (71cm) of snow fall in a huge blizzard that is sweeping across the regio...

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Dec.25   Paraguay     Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000   More than 150,000 people have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years Dec.20   Southern China 22 buildings collapse in landslide in Shenzhen industrial park   About 900 people have been evacuated, with four people pulled alive from rubble with minor or no injuries. At least 91 remain missing

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Nov.5   Brazil   Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais   More than a dozen people are feared dead after a dam holding back waste water from an iron ore mine in Brazil burst, flooding nearby homes

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Oct.31   Sinai   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268   Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Peter... Oct.30   Romania   Romanian nightclub fire leaves 27 dead   162 more were injured when a fire broke out in Bucharest late Friday. There were 300 to 400 people in the Colectiv, a large room with a stag...

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Sep.24   Mecca     2,411 people died in Hajj stampede   Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a safety review for the Hajj pilgrimage after at least 717 people died in a stampede near the holy city...

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Aug.22  England  11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow Aug.12   China Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions


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Jul.29   Southern Africa MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage


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Jun.23  Karachi  Pakistan heatwave: toll nears 700 Jun.1   Southern China Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River


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May.13  Manila  72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire

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Apr.25   Nepal Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people
Apr.14   Libya Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya

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Mar.24   Southern France Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
Mar.13  Melanesia  Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu

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Feb.3   Taiwan 35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river


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Dec.27   Indonesia Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing


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Jul.24   Mali Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali
Jul.23   Taiwan Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash Jul.17   Donbass Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border

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May.13   Turkey Explosion at mine in western Turkey left 200 workers dead
May.2   Northern Afghanistan Afghan landslide 'kills hundreds'

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Apr.15   South Korea South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks


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Mar.22   Guinea Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'
Mar.13   Malaysia Search for missing jet heads west Mar.7   Malaysia Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people

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Jan.5   Toronto 'Polar vortex' grips North America


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Nov.21   Latvia 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse
Nov.9   Southern Philippines Hundreds feared dead in typhoon

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Oct.28   England Hurricane-force winds batter northern Europe
Oct.20  Australia  Fears Australia blazes could merge Oct.3  Southern Italy  Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck

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Jul.24   Spain At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia
Jul.6  Canada  Fuel train explodes in Canadian town

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May.20  Oklahoma  Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado

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Apr.24   Bangladesh More than 1000 dead in Dhaka collapse


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Feb.15  Ural  Meteor injures hundreds in Russia

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Jan.27  Brazil  Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria

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Oct.30  Manhattan  40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos Oct.29  New Jersey  Severe flooding as Sandy strikes

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Apr.20  Pakistan  No survivors from Pakistan plane crash

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Jan.13   Italy Cruise ship runs aground in Italy


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Dec.17  Southern Philippines  Philippines storm kills hundreds

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Oct.23  Turkey  7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey Oct.20  Thailand  Thai flooding threatens capital

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Apr.28  Alabama  Death toll from storms in South nears 300 Apr.5   Northern Japan Water radiation millions of times over limit


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Mar.11   Northern Japan Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan


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Feb.21   New Zealand Deadly quake strikes New Zealand


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Oct.22  Haiti  Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138 Oct.13  Chile  Last trapped Chile miner rescued

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Aug.2  Moscow  Russian fires prompt state of emergency Aug.1  NW Pakistan  More than 1,100 dead in flooding

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Apr.21  Louisiana  Oil spill after blast on oil rig Apr.17  Iceland  Volcanic ash wreaking travel chaos Apr.10  Russia  Polish president died in plane crash

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Jan.12  Haiti  'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti

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Jun.1  Northeastern Brazil  Air France plane crashed

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Apr.24  Mexico  'Swine flu' kills 60 Apr.5  Italy  About 300 dead in strong quake

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Feb.9  Melbourne  Toll from bush fires claimed 181

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May.12  Sichuan  Quake death toll 50,000 May.6  Myanmar  Cyclone death toll jumps to 22,000

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Aug.25  Greece  63 died from forest fires

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May.27  Indonesia  Java quake kills 6,000

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Oct.7  Pakistan  Major quake kills thousands

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Aug.29  New Orleans  Hurricane Katrina lashes coast

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Dec.26  Aceh  9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead

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Dec.25  Southern Iran  28,000 dead after earthquake

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Aug.14  France  10,000 dead in heat wave

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Mar.13  Hong Kong  First alert over SARS

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Feb.1  Texas  Space shuttle and crew lost

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Sep.11  Manhattan  Terror attacks hit U.S.

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Apr.1  Southern China  U.S. spy plane lands in China

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Jan.26  Gujarat  7.9 Earthquake killed 30,000 people
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Nov. 12, 1996  India  Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision Jun. 29, 1995  South Korea  Sampoong Department Store collapse Sep. 28, 1994  Estonia  MS Estonia disaster Jan. 1, 1994  North Korea  North Korean famine Apr. 19, 1993  Texas  Waco siege ends, leaving 86 people dead Jul. 2, 1990  Mecca  Stampede by pilgrims inside pedestrian tunnel Dec. 20, 1987  Philippines  MV Doņa Paz ferry disaster Jan. 28, 1986  Florida  Space Shuttle Challenger disaster Aug. 12, 1985  Japan  Japan Airlines Flight 123 disaster Dec. 2, 1984  Central India  Bhopal disaster Sep. 1, 1983  Russian Far East  Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down Aug. 19, 1980  Saudi Arabia  Saudia Flight 163 disaster Mar. 27, 1977  Spain  Tenerife airport disaster Jul. 28, 1976  China  1976 Tangshan earthquake May. 6, 1937  New Jersey  Explosion of the Hindenburg Jul. 1, 1931  China  Central China floods of 1931 Apr. 14, 1912  Maritime Provinces  S.S. Titanic sank Apr. 18, 1906  San Francisco Bay Area  San Francisco earthquake and fire Feb. 15, 1898  Cuba  U.S.S. Maine blown up