London’s deadly smog

December 5, 1952 London, England A smog cloud rests on the city, killing 4,000 and injuring 200,000 by the time it lifts on December 9 The smog cloud was a result of a combination of windless weather, winter temperatures, and airborne pollutants primarily comprised of coal. The smog did not create a panic as London…

FLW: Mozart’s death

Famous Last Words Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart December 5, 1791 "Stay with me tonight; you must see me die. I have long had the taste of death on my tongue, I smell death, and who will stand by my Constanze, if you do not stay?" Mozart died at just 35 years of age, his reason for…