Disasters · New York

Boiler explosion at telephone company kills 21 and injured 95

October 3, 1962 New York, New York A boiler in the New York Telephone Co. building explodes, killing 21 and injuring 95 While employees of the New York Telephone Co. ate lunch on October 3, the building’s boiler reached critical temperatures and exploded, killing 21 and wounding nearly 100. It was later found inspectors had… Continue reading Boiler explosion at telephone company kills 21 and injured 95

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: October 3

Birthdays: Neve Campbell (October 3, 1973), who starred in The Dark (1993), I Know My Son is Alive (1994), The Forget-Me-Not Murders (1994), “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” (episode: The Tale of the Dangerous Soup), The Craft (1996), and the Scream franchise. Campbell in Scream Lena Headey (October 3, 1973), who starred in Black… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 3