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Disasters with highest death tolls - 1908 Messina Earthquake

Time: Monday Dec 28, 1908

Place: Italy

Details: The 1908 Messina earthquake (also known as the 1908 Messina and Reggio earthquake) occurred on 28 December in Sicily and Calabria, southern Italy with a moment magnitude of 7.1 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme). The cities of Messina and Reggio Calabria were almost completely destroyed and between 75,000 and 82,000 lives were lost.



Battle during the Second Crusade
Crusades-Henry VI died
Sunday Sep 28, 1197 - Messina, Holy Roman Empire
Q. Servilius Caepio
Roman Republic-The First Punic War
264 BC - Roman Republic (Present-Day Italy)
Brexit-Messina Conference
1955 - Messina, Sicily, Italy
Francesco Totti
Francesco Totti-First goal for Italy
Wednesday Apr 26, 2000 - Reggio Calabria, Italy
Byzantine Empire
Byzantine Empire-Reggio was captured
1060 - Reggio Calabria

On This Day - 28 December

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X-ray-First paper written about X-rays
Saturday Dec 28, 1895 - Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany
Nanjing Road during Xinhai Revolution
Xinhai Revolution-Dihua Uprising
Thursday Dec 28, 1911 - Urumqi, Xinjiang, China
Stan Lee
Stan Lee-Birth
Thursday Dec 28, 1922 - West 98th Street, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Salvador Dali Image
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December 1908

Nanjing Road during Xinhai Revolution
Xinhai Revolution-Allowing The Gentry and businessmen To Participate In Politics
Dec, 1908 - China
Staphylococcus aureus - Antibiotics Test plate
Antibiotic-Ehrlich Received The Nobel Prize
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Albert Einstein
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1908 - Bern, Switzerland
Nanjing Road during Xinhai Revolution
Xinhai Revolution-The Imperial Resident In Lhasa
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Franklin Roosevelt Image
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Nanjing Road during Xinhai Revolution
Xinhai Revolution-The Revolutionaries began To Shift Their Call To The New Armies
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John Maynard Keynes
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