Daily Almanac for Sunday, April 18, 2021

TV & Radio icon Dick Clark, died on this date in 2012. Seen here as host of The $10,000 Pyramid 1974 photo. By ABC Television, Public Domain, https commons.wikimedia.org

ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1906 SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE

At 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906, an earthquake woke up residents of San Francisco and tossed them from their beds. Little did they know that it was going to be one of the deadliest natural disasters in the history of the United States. Read our article, Remembering the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.”

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