Disasters · Texas

The deadliest natural disaster in the history of the US

September 8, 1900 Galveston, Texas The deadliest hurricane to strike the United States kills between 6,000 to 12,000 The hurricane was a category 4, reaching winds of 145 mph (230 km/h). Between 6,000 and 12,000 people were killed, though most sources agree on an estimated 8,000. The second deadliest hurricane in US history, Hurricane Maria… Continue reading The deadliest natural disaster in the history of the US

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: September 8

Birthdays: Thomas Kretschmann (September 8, 1962), who starred in The Stendhal Syndrome (1996), Poison (2000), Blade II (2002), Immortal (2004), Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), Frankenstein (2004), King Kong (2005), Grimm Love (2006), Hostel Part III (2011), “The River,” Dracula 3D (2012), Open Grave (2013), and “Dracula.” Kretschmann in “Dracula” David Arquette (September 8, 2006), who… Continue reading Today in Horror History: September 8