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ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY
September 8, 1900
A Hurricane Strikes Galveston, Texas
On this day in 1900, one of the most deadly hurricane's in U.S. history struck Galveston, Texas. Approximately
8,000 lives were lost. In comparison, Hurricane Katrina claimed the lives of approximately 1,800.
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