1891 A major hurricane struck Martinique killing 700 people.
1983 Hurricane Alicia, hit the Texas coast killing 22 people.
2005 A massive power blackout hits the Java, affecting almost 100 million people, it is one of the largest and most widespread power outages in history.
1668 A magnitude 8.0 earthquake causes 8,000 deaths in Anatolia, Ottoman Empire.
1915 A category 4 hurricane hits Galveston, Texas with wind speeds of 135 mph.
1959 1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake, Quake Lake is formed when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake occurred near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
1969 Hurricane Camille hits the Gulf Coast killing 256 people and causing $1.4 billion in damages.
1999 A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Izmit, Turkey killing more than 17,000 people.
1868 1868 Ecuador Earthquakes, 70,000 people killed.
1888 Valley Field Quebec tornado, 9 dead
1906 An estimated 8.2 Mw earthquake hits Valparaiso, Chile killing 3,886 people.
1989 A solar flare creates a geomagnetic storm that affects micro chips and leads to a halt in trading on Toronto’s stock market.
1787 Four-State Tornado Swarm
1868 1868 Ecuador Earthquakes
1952 A flash flood drenches the town of Lynmouth, England killing 34 people.
2007 An 8.0 magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast devastates Ica and various regions of Peru killing 514 people.
A widescale power blackout affects the northeast United States and Canada.
1868 Arica Earthquake, 25,674 people killed
2004 Hurricane Charley, a category 4 storm struck Punta Gorda, Florida devastating the surrounding area.
1953 Ionian Earthquake. A 7.2 Ms earthquake shook the southern Ionian Islands with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X, which is extreme. Between 445 and 800 people were killed.
Ms is surface wave magnitude