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10-31 Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot Mojave Desert, Southern California
C. 10-31 Maine judge: No forced quarantine for nurse Maine, New England
D. 10-30 Four dead in Wichita as plane hits airport building
4. 10-30 Maine will try to enforce Hickox quarantine Maine, New England
F. 10-29 Ebola quarantine test looms in US Maine, New England
6. 10-29 Antares rocket explosion cause sought in US Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia
H. 10-28 Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia
I. 10-27 US advises against Ebola isolation Washington
9. 10-26 US nurse 'to take legal action' over confinement New Jersey

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Ebola quarantine test looms in US Map of Maine USA  A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is fighting the US state of Maine over its right to quarantine her against her will Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes US nurse criticises quarantine treatment NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive   A New York doctor who recently returned from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa has tested positive for the disease Container ship towed away from Canadian coast Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse Positive Ebola test at US hospital First Ebola case diagnosed in the US   Officials at a hospital say the unidentified man is being kept in isolation. He is thought to have contracted the virus in Liberia Storm bears down on US east coast Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home 'Polar vortex' grips North America   Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather. Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite Fuel train explodes in Canadian town Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado 40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos Severe flooding as Sandy strikes Death toll from storms in South nears 300 Oil spill after blast on oil rig Blast killed at least 25 miners Hurricane Katrina lashes coast Space shuttle and crew lost Terror attacks hit U.S.
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  At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert
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Oct. 23   Manhattan
Oct. 17   Western Canada
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Jan.23   Canada
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October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Yesterday   Southern California  
  At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert
  New England Maine judge: No forced quarantine for nurse Thu.  Kansas  Four dead in Wichita as plane hits airport building  New England  Maine will try to enforce Hickox quarantine Wed.   New England     Ebola quarantine test looms in US Map of Maine USA
  A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is fighting the US state of Maine over its right to quarantine her against her will
 Virginia  Antares rocket explosion cause sought in US Tue.   Virginia   Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes   The rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths Mon.   Washington US advises against Ebola isolation Sun.  New Jersey  US nurse 'to take legal action' over confinement Oct. 25   New Jersey     US nurse criticises quarantine treatment   A nurse quarantined on her return to the US from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has criticised the way she was dealt with at Newark...  Canada  5 injured in explosion at Ontario industrial plant Oct. 24   Dallas Two US Ebola nurses free of virus Oct. 23   Manhattan     NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive
  A New York doctor who recently returned from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa has tested positive for the disease
Oct. 22  Washington  Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US Oct. 21  Western Canada  Infant bodies found in Canada locker Oct. 19  Canada  Gonzalo deals glancing blow to Newfoundland Oct. 18  Bermuda  Hurricane Gonzalo: Bermuda 'bruised' by direct hit  Western Canada  Russian tanker near Canada detaches from tow boat  Washington  No US travel ban over Ebola - Obama Oct. 17   Western Canada Container ship towed away from Canadian coast   Canadian coast guard secured a towline to a Russian ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel as it drifted without power in rough seas   Bermuda Hurricane Gonzalo slams Bermuda
Oct. 16  UN  Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations  Dallas  Nurse may have had symptoms of Ebola earlier Oct. 15   Washington Obama: Ebola risk very low in US   Dallas     Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse   US health officials are seeking 132 people who flew on a plane with a Texas nurse on the day before she came down with symptoms of Ebola Oct. 12  Dallas  Mistake blamed for US Ebola spread   Dallas   Positive Ebola test at US hospital   A health worker who treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan before he died is also infected with the virus, according to a preliminary test Oct. 10   New York New York's JFK airport to start Ebola checks Oct. 8   Dallas US Ebola patient dies in hospital Oct. 7  North Mexico  6.2-magnitude quake strikes near Mexican coast

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Sep.30   Dallas   First Ebola case diagnosed in the US
Map of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas USA
  Officials at a hospital say the unidentified man is being kept in isolation. He is thought to have contracted the virus in Liberia
Sep.21   North Mexico Western Mexico state issues alerts for copper mine spill Sep.16  Washington  Obama says Ebola outbreak a 'global security threat'

August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.11   San Francisco Bay Area Actor Robin Williams found dead at home


July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.17   Washington U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane
Jul.5  Canada  Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.19  US Georgia  Anthrax risk for 75 scientists at CDC

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.16  San Diego  California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.28  Southern U.S.  Search for tornado survivors goes on

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.12  Manhattan  Three killed in NY buildings blast

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.14  Canada  Huge snow storm pushes into Canada Feb.13  New York  Second wave of huge snow storm hits US north-east Feb.12   North Carolina   Storm bears down on US east coast   A winter storm is bearing down on the densely populated US north-east, after causing transport chaos in the South

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Jan.29  US Georgia  US snow storm strands thousands Jan.25  Canada  32 believed dead in Quebec retirement home fire Jan.23   Canada   Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home   32 people have died after a fire tore through an old people's home in Quebec, officials have said Jan.6  Canada  North America cold snap creeps east Jan.5   Toronto   'Polar vortex' grips North America
  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 tu...
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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Aug.22   California Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite   A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park has forced scores of tourists to flee during peak season and is threatening several thousand hom... Aug.5   Canada Brothers strangled to death by python that escaped from Canadian pet store


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Jul.22  New York  Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.11  Canada  20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train crash Jul.6   Canada   Fuel train explodes in Canadian town
Map of Lac-Megantic Canada  A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people   San Francisco Bay Area Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.30   Arizona 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire
Jun.22  Western Canada  Floods kill 3, force 75,000 from homes in Calgary

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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 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

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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 Jul.2  Virginia  Storm-hit millions reel from US heatwave Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US

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Oct.19  Ohio  Ohio police hunt escaped animals Sep.16  Nevada  Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured Aug.29  New England  Death toll from Irene keeps rising Aug.28   New York Huge storm tears across New York
Aug.27  North Carolina  Hurricane Irene lashes US coast Jul.22  New York  Intense heat bakes US and Canada May.23   Missouri 89 killed by Missouri tornado May.8  North Mexico  Search teams recover 14 bodies from mine 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

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Dec.27  New York  Travel chaos as blizzards hit US 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 Apr.6   USA   Blast killed at least 25 miners   One of the men killed in coal mine explosion at the Massey Energy Co. knew of the danger but didn't let it bother him

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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 Jun.5  North Mexico  29 children die in day care center fire Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed Feb.12  Upstate New York  50 die after plane crashes into house 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

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

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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 Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5 Aug.2  Toronto  All survive Air France jet crash and fire Mar.18  Florida  Patient's feeding tube removed

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

year 2003 Top ^

Sep.18  Virginia  Isabel knocks out power to 2 million Aug.14   New York Major power outage
May.4  U. S. Midwest  Tornadoes wreak havoc 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 2002 Top ^

Dec.27  Florida  Cloned baby birth claim

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Nov.12   New York Jet crashes, killing 260
Oct.10  Florida  3rd anthrax case Sep.13  New York  5,000 people remain missing Sep.11  Pennsylvania  United Airlines Flight 93 crashed   Manhattan   Terror attacks hit U.S.   3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed


Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home   32 people have died after a fire tore through an old people's home in Quebec, officials have said Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite   A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park has forced scores of tourists to flee during peak season and is threatening several thousand hom... 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire 500,000 flee wildfires 96 killed in nightclub inferno Maine judge: No forced quarantine for nurse   Ebola quarantine test looms in US Map of Maine USA




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2014
May.16  San Diego  California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations
Jan.25  Canada  32 believed dead in Quebec retirement home fire
Jan.23   Canada
2013
Aug.22   California
Jun.30   Arizona
May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California
2009
Jun.5  North Mexico  29 children die in day care center fire
2007
Oct.23   Southern California
2003
Feb.20   New England




North America, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2014
Oct. 7  North Mexico  6.2-magnitude quake strikes near Mexican coast




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2014
Yesterday   New England
Thu.  New England  Maine will try to enforce Hickox quarantine
Wed.   New England
  A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is fighting the US state of Maine over its right to quarantine her against her will
Mon.   Washington US advises against Ebola isolation Sun.  New Jersey  US nurse 'to take legal action' over confinement Oct. 25   New Jersey   US nurse criticises quarantine treatment   A nurse quarantined on her return to the US from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has criticised the way she was dealt with at Newark... Oct. 24   Dallas Two US Ebola nurses free of virus Oct. 23   Manhattan   NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive
  A New York doctor who recently returned from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa has tested positive for the disease
Oct. 22  Washington  Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US Oct. 18  Washington  No US travel ban over Ebola - Obama Oct. 16  UN  Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations Oct. 16  Dallas  Nurse may have had symptoms of Ebola earlier Oct. 15   Washington Obama: Ebola risk very low in US
Oct. 15   Dallas   Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse   US health officials are seeking 132 people who flew on a plane with a Texas nurse on the day before she came down with symptoms of Ebola Oct. 12  Dallas  Mistake blamed for US Ebola spread Oct. 12   Dallas Positive Ebola test at US hospital   A health worker who treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan before he died is also infected with the virus, according to a preliminary test Oct. 10   New York New York's JFK airport to start Ebola checks Oct. 8   Dallas US Ebola patient dies in hospital Sep.30   Dallas First Ebola case diagnosed in the US Map of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas USA
  Officials at a hospital say the unidentified man is being kept in isolation. He is thought to have contracted the virus in Liberia
Sep.16  Washington  Obama says Ebola outbreak a 'global security threat' Jun.19  US Georgia  Anthrax risk for 75 scientists at CDC 2009 Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed 2005 Mar.18  Florida  Patient's feeding tube removed 2002 Dec.27  Florida  Cloned baby birth claim 2001 Oct.10  Florida  3rd anthrax case



North America, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2014 Oct. 18  Western Canada  Russian tanker near Canada detaches from tow boat Oct. 17   Western Canada Container ship towed away from Canadian coast   Canadian coast guard secured a towline to a Russian ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel as it drifted without power in rough seas 2013 Feb.14   Alabama Crippled cruise ship reaches land




North America, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2003 Aug.14   New York Major power outage




North America, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2011 May.8  North Mexico  Search teams recover 14 bodies from mine 2010 Apr.6   USA Blast killed at least 25 miners   One of the men killed in coal mine explosion at the Massey Energy Co. knew of the danger but didn't let it bother him 2006 Jan.3  USA  Only one miner reported alive



North America, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2014 Oct. 19  Canada  Gonzalo deals glancing blow to Newfoundland Oct. 18  Bermuda  Hurricane Gonzalo: Bermuda 'bruised' by direct hit Oct. 17   Bermuda Hurricane Gonzalo slams Bermuda
Jul.5  Canada  Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages Apr.28  Southern U.S.  Search for tornado survivors goes on Feb.14  Canada  Huge snow storm pushes into Canada Feb.13  New York  Second wave of huge snow storm hits US north-east Feb.12   North Carolina Storm bears down on US east coast   A winter storm is bearing down on the densely populated US north-east, after causing transport chaos in the South 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
  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 tu...
Jan.3  New York  Travel chaos in east US snow storm 2013 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 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 Jul.2  Virginia  Storm-hit millions reel from US heatwave Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US 2011 Aug.29  New England  Death toll from Irene keeps rising Aug.28   New York Huge storm tears across New York Aug.27  North Carolina  Hurricane Irene lashes US coast Jul.22  New York  Intense heat bakes US and Canada 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 Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5 2004 Sep.17  Alabama  U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake 2003 Sep.18  Virginia  Isabel knocks out power to 2 million May.4  U. S. Midwest  Tornadoes wreak havoc



North America, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2013 Jun.22  Western Canada  Floods kill 3, force 75,000 from homes in Calgary 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



North America, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2013 Aug.5   Canada Brothers strangled to death by python that escaped from Canadian pet store
2011 Oct.19  Ohio  Ohio police hunt escaped animals



North America, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2014 Thu.  Kansas  Four dead in Wichita as plane hits airport building 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 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 Aug.2  Toronto  All survive Air France jet crash and fire 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.   3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed



North America, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2014 Sep.21   North Mexico Western Mexico state issues alerts for copper mine spill
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



North America, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2007 Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi




North America, Disasters Suicide Timeline ... See World Suicide timeline Top ^
2014 Aug.11   San Francisco Bay Area Actor Robin Williams found dead at home




North America, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2013 Dec.1   New York New York train crash kills four
Jul.11  Canada  20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train crash Jul.6   Canada   Fuel train explodes in Canadian town Map of Lac-Megantic Canada  A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people 2008 Sep.12  Los Angeles  24 killed, 135 injured in train collision



North America, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
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



North America, Disasters Space Disaster Timeline ... See World Space Disaster timeline Top ^
2014 Yesterday   Southern California Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
Map of Mojave Desert USA
  At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert
Wed.  Virginia  Antares rocket explosion cause sought in US Tue.   Virginia Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes   The rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths 2003 Feb.1   Texas   Space shuttle and crew lost  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas



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2014 Oct. 21  Western Canada  Infant bodies found in Canada locker



North America, Disasters Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2014 Oct. 25  Canada  5 injured in explosion at Ontario industrial plant Mar.12  Manhattan  Three killed in NY buildings blast 2013 Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant