Teen dies while protecting younger siblings during blizzard

March 16, 1920Center, North DakotaHazel Miner (15) dies while protecting her younger siblings Myrdith and Emmet (8 and 10 respectively) during a massive blizzard The morning of March 15 seemed “fairly nice” and the locals of Center did not assume a blizzard was heading into the area. By the afternoon, heavy wind and snow began…

The Halifax Explosion

December 6, 1917Halifax, Nova ScotiaTwo ships collide in the harbor, causing a massive explosion resulting in the deaths of over 1,800 people and wounding over 9,000 Traffic was congested in the harbor on December 6, and the SS Imo, a Norwegian vessel carrying supplies for the Belgian Relief Commission, had to navigate around a tow…