Thursday, April 14, 2016

An anniversary

81 years ago today:

Black Sunday refers to a particularly severe dust storm that occurred on April 14, 1935, as part of the Dust Bowl. It was one of the worst dust storms in American history and it caused immense economic and agricultural damage. It is estimated to have displaced 300 million tons of topsoil from the prairie area in the US.
[Black Sunday]

(With thanks to TedTheCat!)

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