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San Francisco Great Earthquake 1906
On this day in History, The Great San Francisco Earthquake on Apr 18, 1906. Learn more about what happened today on History.
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The massive earthquake that shook San Francisco to its core in the early hours of April 18, 1906, ignited a howling blaze that threatened total destruction of the city. Action intended to save the city may have added to the chaos, injuries, deaths and damage.
The California earthquake of April 18, 1906 ranks as one of the most significant earthquakes of all time. Rare photos of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.
April 18, 1906 San Francisco was wrecked by a Great Earthquake at 5:13 a.m., and then destroyed by the seventh Great Fire that burned for four days.
On April 18, 1906, an earthquake and subsequent fires devastated San Francisco, California, leaving more than 3,000 people dead and destroying more than 28,000 buildings. The quake ruptured the San Andreas fault to the north and south of the city, for a total of 296 miles, and could be felt from ...
San Francisco earthquake of 1906: The San Francisco earthquake of 1906, a major earthquake and fire that destroyed some 28,000 buildings and killed more than 3,000 people.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California on April 18. "When San Francisco Burned" by Douglas L. Gist On the morning of April 18, 1906, people living in the San Francisco Bay Area awoke to an earthquake.
April 18 will mark the 112th anniversary of the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck on April 18 with an estimated magnitude of 7.8. The temblor was followed by major fires that lasted for several days. The toll was high, about 3,000 people died and more than 80% of the city of San Francisco was destroyed.