1348 A strong earthquake struck the South Alpine region of Friuli in modern Italy, causing considerable damage to buildings as far away as Rome.
1978 Great Blizzard of 1978, Cleveland Superbomb
1999 A 6.0 Richter scale earthquake hit western Columbia killing at least 1000 people.
2000 Southeastern U.S. winter storm
2009 North American Ice Storm, killed 65, many due to CO poisoning