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B. 08-29 Les Miserables star Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies in fire escape fall
08-29 New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina New Orleans
3. 08-28 Hurricane Katrina: George Bush in New Orleans 10 years on
4. 08-27 Officials warn to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika Florida
F. 08-26 Panda cub twin dies after mother struggled to nurse both
6. 08-22 Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands prepare for weakening Hurricane Puerto Rico
H. 08-19 Yosemite plague: Camp ground closed after 2nd case Tuolumne Meadows Campground, Yosemite National Park, California
I. 08-15 Computer glitch grounds hundreds of flights in US

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Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24 US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed
New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil
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Jul.28   Zimbabwe
  Walter Palmer who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the well-known animal and insists that he thought he was on a legal hunt
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US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Ce...
Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma ...
US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 ki...
US admits snow forecast errors
Aviation Disasters
2015 2015
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2015 2015
War & Army
2014
Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
Many killed by a landslide in US state of Was...
Storm bears down on US east coast
'Polar vortex' grips North America
Storm bears down on US east coast
'Polar vortex' grips North America
Aviation Disasters
2014 2014
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2014 2014
War & Army
2013
Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite
Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire
Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant
Crippled cruise ship reaches land
'Historic' snowstorm blankets US
Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
'Historic' snowstorm blankets US
Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails
Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
War & Army
2013 2013
War & Army
2012
40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos
Severe flooding as Sandy strikes
Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast
US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos
Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast
Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US
Aviation Disasters
2012 2012
Aviation Disasters
US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
2011
Huge storm tears across New York
Death toll from storms in South nears 300
Huge storm tears across New York
Death toll from storms in South nears 300
Aviation Disasters
2011 2011
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2011 2011
War & Army
2010
BP says oil has stopped leaking
Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster'
Oil spill after blast on oil rig
Blast killed at least 25 miners
Weather Related
2010 2010
Weather Related
Aviation Disasters
2010 2010
Aviation Disasters
US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
2009
'Balloon boy' found alive at home
85 deaths reported after quake
Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River
Weather Related
2009 2009
Weather Related
'Balloon boy' found alive at home
50 die after plane crashes into house
Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River
War & Army
2009 2009
War & Army
2008
24 killed, 135 injured in train collision
Weather Related
2008 2008
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Aviation Disasters
2008 2008
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2008 2008
War & Army
2007
500,000 flee wildfires
Bridge collapses into Mississippi
Weather Related
2007 2007
Weather Related
Famed flier Fossett missing
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
2005
Massive airlift rescues thousands
Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
Aviation Disasters
2005 2005
Aviation Disasters
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
2003
Major power outage
Space shuttle and crew lost
Weather Related
2003 2003
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Aviation Disasters
2003 2003
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2003 2003
War & Army
2001
Jet crashes, killing 260
Terror attacks hit U.S.
U.S. spy plane lands in China
U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
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2001 2001
Weather Related
Jet crashes, killing 260
Terror attacks hit U.S.
U.S. spy plane lands in China
U.S. spy plane lands in China
U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide

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Sep. 11  Manhattan  9/11 anniversary


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  The first African-American and youngest person ever to play the lead role in Les Miserables on Broadway has died in a fall
  New Orleans New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina   At a memorial service, Mayor Mitch Landrieu recalled how residents had turned to each other for support. Former President Bill Clinton is at... Fri.   New Orleans Hurricane Katrina: George Bush in New Orleans 10 years on Thu.  Florida  Officials warn to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika Wed.  Washington  Panda cub twin dies after mother struggled to nurse both Aug. 22  Puerto Rico  Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands prepare for weakening Hurricane Aug. 19  California  Yosemite plague: Camp ground closed after 2nd case Aug. 15  Virginia  Computer glitch grounds hundreds of flights in US Aug. 14  Ohio  Man searching for mobile phone killed by rollercoaster Aug. 4  California  California fires: Evacuation orders given to 13,000

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Jul.28   Zimbabwe   US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil
  Walter Palmer who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the well-known animal and insists that he thought he was on a legal hunt
Jul.17  Southern California  California fire sweeps I-15 highway at Cajon pass

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Jun.16   San Francisco Bay Area Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people


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May.29   Dallas   Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24   Dozens of people are rescued in the state of Texas. 3 missing with another 15 people dead from tornadoes in northern Mexico and Texas May.25  Texas  Texas and Oklahoma flooding: Three dead May.20  Southern California  California oil spill sparks state of emergency May.13  Philadelphia  Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding' May.12   Philadelphia   US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed   Up to 10 carriages of the Washington-New York train reportedly went of the track and a number of people have been reported injured

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Mar.26  Manhattan  New York buildings collapse after explosion Mar.11  Florida  Eleven missing after US army crash

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Feb.19  Chicago  Record-breaking cold in US East

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Jan.27   New York US admits snow forecast errors
Jan.26  New York  New York shuts down for blizzard  Boston  Snow emergency declared in US Jan.2  Kentucky  'Girl survivor' reports US plane crash

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Oct.31   Southern California   Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot   At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert Oct.28  Virginia  Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes Oct.23  Manhattan  NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive Oct.15  Dallas  Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse Oct.12  Dallas  Positive Ebola test at US hospital

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.30   Dallas First Ebola case diagnosed in the US


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Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home

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Jul.17  Washington  U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane

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May.23  Global  US ship finds hull of missing yacht May.16  San Diego  California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations

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Mar.25  Washington State  US mudslide death toll rises to 16 Mar.23   Washington State   Many killed by a landslide in US state of Washington   At least 8 people have been killed and several badly injured in a huge landslide in a rural area of the north-western American state of Wash...

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Feb.12   North Carolina Storm bears down on US east coast


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Jan.29  US Georgia  US snow storm strands thousands Jan.6  Canada  North America cold snap creeps east Jan.5   Toronto   'Polar vortex' grips North America
Map of Toronto
  Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather.
 A plane from Toronto has slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway after landing at JFK airport
Jan.3  New York  Travel chaos in east US snow storm

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December 2013 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1  New York  New York train crash kills four

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Nov.14  Philippines  1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort

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Aug.22   California Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite


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Jul.22  New York  Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.6   San Francisco Bay Area Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
Jul.2   Austria 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight

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Jun.30   Arizona 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire


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May.31  Oklahoma  New Oklahoma tornadoes 'kill five' May.20   Oklahoma   Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
Map of Oklahoma City Oklahoma
  At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise.    Moore's neighbourhoods were flattened and schools were destroyed by winds of u...
May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California

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Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant


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Mar.1  Florida  Florida man swallowed by sinkhole

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Feb.14   Alabama Crippled cruise ship reaches land
Feb.8   Massachusetts 'Historic' snowstorm blankets US

year 2012 Top ^

Nov.2  New York  Fuel shortage hits Sandy recovery Oct.31  New Jersey  Obama visits storm disaster zone Oct.30   Manhattan     40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos   Millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada Oct.29   New Jersey     Severe flooding as Sandy strikes   A major storm bringing torrential rain, high winds, flood surges and heavy snow has made landfall on the east US coast Aug.28  Louisiana  Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast Apr.5   Alaska US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.16  Nevada  Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured Aug.28   New York Huge storm tears across New York
May.23   Missouri 89 killed by Missouri tornado Apr.28   Alabama   Death toll from storms in South nears 300   A barrage of storms claimed nearly 300 lives and reduced once-familiar neighborhoods to piles of bricks and lumber

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.27  New York  Travel chaos as blizzards hit US Jul.15   Louisiana BP says oil has stopped leaking
Jun.12  Global  American teenage sailor rescued May.30  Washington  Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster' Apr.21   Louisiana   Oil spill after blast on oil rig
  A 'catastrophic' explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico engulfed the drilling platform in flames.    At least 11 missing after blast. Massive oil spill is the largest offshore spill in U.S. hist...
Apr.6   Blast killed at least 25 miners
Jan.20  Haiti  US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.23  Puerto Rico  Fire rages at fuel depot Oct.15  Colorado  'Balloon boy' found alive at home Sep.29  Samoa  85 deaths reported after quake Aug.8  Manhattan  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.18  New Jersey  Jetliner lands safely after pilot dies Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed Feb.12  Upstate New York  50 die after plane crashes into house Feb.11  Siberia  Russian and US satellites collide Jan.15   New York Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River


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Oct.2  California  Fossett plane found Sep.13  Houston  Hurricane Ike pounds Texas coast Sep.12  Los Angeles  24 killed, 135 injured in train collision

year 2007 Top ^

Oct.23   Southern California 500,000 flee wildfires
Sep.4  Nevada  Famed flier Fossett missing Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi

year 2006 Top ^

Aug.27  Kentucky  49 dead in plane crash Jan.3    Only one miner reported alive

year 2005 Top ^

Sep.20  Florida  Rita strengthens to hurricane Sep.3  New Orleans  Massive airlift rescues thousands Sep.1  New Orleans  'Desperate SOS' for city Aug.29   New Orleans   Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
  1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods.    The costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast as far as 100 miles from the storm's center. ...
Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5 Jun.30  Afghanistan  16 bodies recovered from crash site Apr.21  Iraq  6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash Mar.18  Florida  Patient's feeding tube removed Jan.26  Western Iraq  31 Marines killed in chopper crash

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Sep.17  Alabama  U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.14   New York Major power outage Feb.20   New England 96 killed in nightclub inferno Feb.1   Texas     Space shuttle and crew lost
  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.12   New York Jet crashes, killing 260
Sep.13  New York  5,000 people remain missing Sep.11  Pennsylvania  United Airlines Flight 93 crashed   Manhattan   Terror attacks hit U.S. Map of World Trade Center USA  3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed Apr.1   Southern China   U.S. spy plane lands in China   Navy reconnaissance plane made an emergency landing. It collided with a Chinese fighter jet Feb.9   Hawaii U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
before year 2000
Apr. 19, 1993   Texas   Waco siege ends, leaving 86 people dead
Map of Mount Carmel Center Waco TX Texas  A siege of a compound belonging to the religious group Branch Davidians by American federal and Texas state law enforcement and US military Oct. 19, 1991   San Francisco Bay Area Oakland hills firestorm Oct. 17, 1989   San Francisco Bay Area Loma Prieta earthquake Jan. 28, 1986   Florida   Space Shuttle Challenger disaster
Map of Cape Canaveral Florida Florida  The NASA orbiter Challenger (OV-099) (mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members Nov. 28, 1942   Boston   Cocoanut Grove fire   Boston's premier nightclub during the post-Prohibition 1930s and 1940s. 492 people died. It led to a reform of safety standards May. 6, 1937   New Jersey Explosion of the Hindenburg Map of Lakehurst New Jersey New Jersey  The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock. Of the 97 people on board, 35 died Apr. 14, 1912   Maritime Provinces     S.S. Titanic sank Map of Newfoundland Canada  RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage Apr. 18, 1906   San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco earthquake and fire  Devastating fires broke out in the city that lasted for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of the city was dest... Feb. 15, 1898   Cuba   U.S.S. Maine blown up   The Maine is best known for her loss in Havana Harbor. She exploded without warning, and sank quickly, killing nearly three quarters of her crew


Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire 500,000 flee wildfires 96 killed in nightclub inferno Waco siege ends, leaving 86 people dead Map of Mount Carmel Center Waco TX Texas  A siege of a compound belonging to the religious group Branch Davidians by American federal and Texas state law enforcement and US military Oakland hills firestorm Cocoanut Grove fire   Boston's premier nightclub during the post-Prohibition 1930s and 1940s. 492 people died. It led to a reform of safety standards Loma Prieta earthquake tr> San Francisco earthquake and fire  Devastating fires broke out in the city that lasted for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of the city was dest... First Ebola case diagnosed in the US Crippled cruise ship reaches land US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship' U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide   S.S. Titanic sank Map of Newfoundland Canada  RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage   U.S.S. Maine blown up   The Maine is best known for her loss in Havana Harbor. She exploded without warning, and sank quickly, killing nearly three quarters of her crew Major power outage Blast killed at least 25 miners New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina   At a memorial service, Mayor Mitch Landrieu recalled how residents had turned to each other for support. Former President Bill Clinton is at... Hurricane Katrina: George Bush in New Orleans 10 years on US admits snow forecast errors Storm bears down on US east coast 'Polar vortex' grips North America Map of Toronto




USA, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2015
Aug. 4  California  California fires: Evacuation orders given to 13,000
Jul.17  Southern California  California fire sweeps I-15 highway at Cajon pass
2014
May.16  San Diego  California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations
2013
Aug.22   California
Jun.30   Arizona
May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California
2009
Oct.23  Puerto Rico  Fire rages at fuel depot
2007
Oct.23   Southern California
2003
Feb.20   New England
1993
Apr. 19, 1993   Texas
1991
Oct. 19, 1991   San Francisco Bay Area
1942
Nov. 28, 1942   Boston




USA, Disasters Fatal Accident Timeline ... See World Fatal Accident timeline Top ^
2005
Jan.26  Western Iraq  31 Marines killed in chopper crash




USA, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2010
Jan.20  Haiti  US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
2009
Sep.29  Samoa  85 deaths reported after quake
1989
Oct. 17, 1989   San Francisco Bay Area
1906
Apr. 18, 1906   San Francisco Bay Area




USA, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2015
Aug. 19  California  Yosemite plague: Camp ground closed after 2nd case
2014
Oct.23  Manhattan  NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive
Oct.15  Dallas  Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse
Oct.12  Dallas  Positive Ebola test at US hospital
Sep.30   Dallas
2009
Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed
2005
Mar.18  Florida  Patient's feeding tube removed




USA, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2014
May.23  Global  US ship finds hull of missing yacht
2013
Feb.14   Alabama
2012
Apr.5   Alaska
2001
Feb.9   Hawaii
1912
Apr. 14, 1912   Maritime Provinces
1898
Feb. 15, 1898   Cuba




USA, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2003
Aug.14   New York




USA, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2010
Apr.6  
2006
Jan.3    Only one miner reported alive




USA, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2015
Yesterday   New Orleans
Fri.   New Orleans
Thu.  Florida  Officials warn to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika
Aug. 22  Puerto Rico  Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands prepare for weakening Hurricane
Feb.19  Chicago  Record-breaking cold in US East
Jan.27   New York
Jan.26  New York  New York shuts down for blizzard
Jan.26  Boston  Snow emergency declared in US
2014
Feb.12   North Carolina
Jan.29  US Georgia  US snow storm strands thousands
Jan.6  Canada  North America cold snap creeps east
Jan.5   Toronto
  Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather.
 A plane from Toronto has slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway after landing at JFK airport
Jan.3  New York  Travel chaos in east US snow storm 2013 Nov.14  Philippines  1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort May.31  Oklahoma  New Oklahoma tornadoes 'kill five' May.20   Oklahoma Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado Map of Oklahoma City Oklahoma
  At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise.    Moore's neighbourhoods were flattened and schools were destroyed by winds of u...
Feb.8   Massachusetts 'Historic' snowstorm blankets US 2012 Nov.2  New York  Fuel shortage hits Sandy recovery Oct.31  New Jersey  Obama visits storm disaster zone Oct.30   Manhattan   40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos   Millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada Aug.28  Louisiana  Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US 2011 Aug.28   New York Huge storm tears across New York May.23   Missouri 89 killed by Missouri tornado Apr.28   Alabama Death toll from storms in South nears 300   A barrage of storms claimed nearly 300 lives and reduced once-familiar neighborhoods to piles of bricks and lumber 2010 Dec.27  New York  Travel chaos as blizzards hit US 2008 Sep.13  Houston  Hurricane Ike pounds Texas coast 2005 Sep.20  Florida  Rita strengthens to hurricane Aug.29   New Orleans Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
  1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods.    The costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast as far as 100 miles from the storm's center. ...
Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5 2004 Sep.17  Alabama  U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake



USA, Disasters Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2014 Mar.25  Washington State  US mudslide death toll rises to 16 Mar.23   Washington State Many killed by a landslide in US state of Washington   At least 8 people have been killed and several badly injured in a huge landslide in a rural area of the north-western American state of Wash...



USA, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2015 May.29   Dallas Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24   Dozens of people are rescued in the state of Texas. 3 missing with another 15 people dead from tornadoes in northern Mexico and Texas May.25  Texas  Texas and Oklahoma flooding: Three dead 2012 Oct.29   New Jersey   Severe flooding as Sandy strikes   A major storm bringing torrential rain, high winds, flood surges and heavy snow has made landfall on the east US coast



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2015 Sep. 11  Manhattan  9/11 anniversary Aug. 15  Virginia  Computer glitch grounds hundreds of flights in US Mar.11  Florida  Eleven missing after US army crash Jan.2  Kentucky  'Girl survivor' reports US plane crash 2014 Jul.17  Washington  U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane 2013 Jul.22  New York  Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.6   San Francisco Bay Area Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
Jul.2   Austria 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight 2011 Sep.16  Nevada  Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured 2009 Oct.15  Colorado  'Balloon boy' found alive at home Aug.8  Manhattan  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.18  New Jersey  Jetliner lands safely after pilot dies Feb.12  Upstate New York  50 die after plane crashes into house Jan.15   New York Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River 2008 Oct.2  California  Fossett plane found 2007 Sep.4  Nevada  Famed flier Fossett missing 2006 Aug.27  Kentucky  49 dead in plane crash 2005 Jun.30  Afghanistan  16 bodies recovered from crash site Apr.21  Iraq  6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash 2001 Nov.12   New York Jet crashes, killing 260 Sep.11  Pennsylvania  United Airlines Flight 93 crashed Sep.11   Manhattan   Terror attacks hit U.S. Map of World Trade Center USA  3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed Apr.1   Southern China   U.S. spy plane lands in China   Navy reconnaissance plane made an emergency landing. It collided with a Chinese fighter jet 1937 May. 6, 1937   New Jersey Explosion of the Hindenburg Map of Lakehurst New Jersey New Jersey  The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock. Of the 97 people on board, 35 died



USA, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2015 Wed.  Washington  Panda cub twin dies after mother struggled to nurse both Jul.28   Zimbabwe US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil
  Walter Palmer who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the well-known animal and insists that he thought he was on a legal hunt




USA, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2015 May.20  Southern California  California oil spill sparks state of emergency 2010 Jul.15   Louisiana BP says oil has stopped leaking
May.30  Washington  Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster' Apr.21   Louisiana   Oil spill after blast on oil rig
  A 'catastrophic' explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico engulfed the drilling platform in flames.    At least 11 missing after blast. Massive oil spill is the largest offshore spill in U.S. hist...




USA, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2015 Jun.16   San Francisco Bay Area Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people
2007 Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi



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2014 Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home



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2015 May.13  Philadelphia  Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding' May.12   Philadelphia US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed   Up to 10 carriages of the Washington-New York train reportedly went of the track and a number of people have been reported injured 2013 Dec.1  New York  New York train crash kills four 2008 Sep.12  Los Angeles  24 killed, 135 injured in train collision



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2010 Jun.12  Global  American teenage sailor rescued 2005 Sep.3  New Orleans  Massive airlift rescues thousands Sep.1  New Orleans  'Desperate SOS' for city 2001 Sep.13  New York  5,000 people remain missing



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2014 Oct.31   Southern California Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot   At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert Oct.28  Virginia  Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes 2009 Feb.11  Siberia  Russian and US satellites collide 2003 Feb.1   Texas   Space shuttle and crew lost  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas 1986 Jan. 28, 1986   Florida Space Shuttle Challenger disaster Map of Cape Canaveral Florida Florida  The NASA orbiter Challenger (OV-099) (mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members



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2015 Mar.26  Manhattan  New York buildings collapse after explosion 2013 Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant