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1900 - More than 6,000 die after storm washes over Galveston

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The nation's deadliest natural disaster, the storm struck with little warning late on Sept. 8. Storm tides of 8 to 15 feet inundated Galveston Island and portions of the nearby Texas coast. The tides were largely responsible for the 8,000 deaths, with some estimates ranging as high as 12,000.

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Sun Sentinel
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
September 8, 1900

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