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“JAN 28, 1922 – Knickerbocker Storm: Washington D.C.’s biggest snowfall caused a disaster when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre collapsed, killing almost 100 people.”

Thanks to Ron for sending the reminder (and the really good video above) about the anniversary of the tragic Knickerbocker storm disaster. The Washington Post reported:

“By the end of that day…, 98 people lay dead, crushed beneath the fallen timbers and concrete of the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre. Structurally unsound, it had caved in under the weight of nearly two feet of snow.

Because the streets were nearly impassable, the moviegoers had mostly trudged on foot to the theater at Columbia Road and 18th Street NW. The crowd, which had been snowbound for days, was young and festive. There were many, many children.”

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