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Hurricane - Historical Events
Date Event
1163-12-21

Hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods

1528-09-28

Spanish fleet sinks in Florida hurricane; about 380 die

1551-12-19

Dutch west coast hit by hurricane

1635-08-15

1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony

1666-08-04

Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die

1667-08-27

Earliest recorded hurricane in North America (Jamestown Virginia)

1694-09-27

Hurricane hits Carlisle Bay Barbados; 27 British ships sink & 3,000 die

1715-07-29

10 Spanish treasure galleons sinks off Florida coast by hurricane

1772-08-31

Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica

1776-09-06

Hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French & Dutch ships sinks; 600 die

1776-09-06

Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, killing more than 6,000.

1780-08-11

Barbados hurricane begins

1780-10-10

Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean

1825-06-04

Unseasonable hurricane hits NYC

1831-08-10

Hurricane hits Barbados; about 1,500 die

1837-10-01

"Racer's" Hurricane (Gulf of Mexico)

1856-08-10

Hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana

1862-07-27

Hurricane hits Canton; about 40,000 die

1869-10-05

A strong hurricane devastates the Bay of Fundy region of Maritime Canada. The storm had been predicted over a year before by a British naval officer.

1871-06-13

Hurricane kills 300 in Labrador

1877-09-23

Hurricane strikes Curacao & Bonaire kills 200

1881-08-27

Hurricane hits Florida & Carolinas; about 700 die

1886-10-12

Hurricane & sea surge kills 250 at Indianola Texas

1891-08-18

Hurricane hits Martinique, about 700 die

1893-10-01

3rd worst hurricane in US history kills 1,800 (Mississippi)

1893-10-27

Hurricane hits coast between Savannah Ga & Charleston SC

1894-12-22

-23] Dutch coast hit by hurricane

1900-09-08

6,000 killed when a hurricane & tidal wave strikes Galveston, Texas

1915-08-17

Hurricane strikes Galveston, TX (275 killed)

1915-08-25

Hurricane kills 275 in Galveston, Texas with $50 million damage

1915-09-29

Hurricane claims 275 in Mississippi Delta

1919-09-18

Hurricane tides 16 feet above normal drown 280 along Gulf Coast

1921-01-29

Hurricane hits Washington & Oregon

1925-08-10

Hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die

1926-09-16

-22] Hurricane in Florida & Alabama, kills 372

1926-09-17

Hurricane hits Miami & Palm Beach Florida; about 450 die

1926-09-18

Hurricane hits Miami, kills 250

1926-10-20

Hurricane in Cuba, kills 600

1928-09-12

-17] Hurricane in Florida, kills 6,000

1928-09-16

Hurricane hits West Palm Beach-Lake Okeechobee Florida; 3,000 die

1928-09-17

Hurricane hits Lake Okeechobee Florida drowning 1,800-2500

1930-09-03

Hurricane kills 2,000, injures 4,000 (Dominican Republic)

1932-11-09

Hurricane storm wave sweeps over Santa Cruz del Sur Cuba kills 2,500

1933-02-06

Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 m, in North Pacific hurricane by USS Ramapo

1935-09-02

A hurricane slams Florida Keys killing 423

1935-10-25

Hurricane-produced floods kill 2,000 in Jeremie & Jacmel Haiti

1935-11-06

1st test flight of Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft

1938-09-21

Hurricane (183 MPH winds) in New England kills 700

1938-09-21

The Great Hurricane of 1938 makes landfall on Long Island in New York. The death toll is estimated at 500-700 people.

1944-09-07

Strongest Hurricane of century in Netherlands (wind force 12)

1944-09-09

Very strong hurricane hits Netherland

1944-09-12

-16] Hurricane, kills 389 in NC

1944-09-14

Hurricane hits New England: 389 die

1945-09-15

A hurricane in southern Florida and the Bahamas destroys 366 planes and 25 blimps at NAS Richmond.

1951-08-17

Hurricane winds drive 6 ships ashore, Kingston, Jamaica

1953-01-31

Hurricane-like winds flood Netherlands drowning 1,835

1954-08-30

Hurricane Carol kills 68 on the US East Coast

1954-08-31

Hurricane Carol hits New England, 70 die, Costliest ever hurricane at the time and 1st storm name to be retired.

1954-09-01

Hurricane Carol strikes Long Island and New England, kills 68

1954-09-02

Hurricane Edna batters NE US, killing 20

1954-09-14

Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage

1954-10-05

Hurricane Hazel hits Eastern US

1954-10-15

Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die

1954-10-18

Hurricane Hazel (3rd of 1954) becomes most severe to hit US

1955-08-03

Hurricane Connie begins pounding US for 11 days

1955-08-15

Hurricane Connie dissipates after killing 43 in NC, SC, Virginia & Maryland

1955-08-17

Hurricane Diane, following hurricane Connie floods Connecticut River killing 190 & doing $1.8 billion damage

1955-08-18

-19] Hurricane Diane, kills 400 in US

1955-08-19

Hurricane Diane kills 200 & 1st billion $ damage storm (N.E. US)

1955-09-19

Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico

1955-09-22

-28] Hurricane Janet, kills 500 in Caribbean

1955-10-12

-13] Hurricane Hazel, kills 68 in Haiti

1957-06-27

Hurricane Audrey, kills 526 in Louisiana & Texas

1959-10-27

Rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico

1960-09-04

-12] Hurricane Donna, kills 148 in Caribbean & US

1960-10-11

Hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die)

1961-09-15

Hurricane Carla strikes Texas with winds of 175 mph

1961-10-31

Hurricane Hattie, kills 400 in British Honduras

1963-10-03

Hurricane hits Haiti; about 5,000 die & 100,000 injured

1963-10-04

-8] Hurricane Flora, kills 6,000 in Cuba & Haiti

1963-10-07

Hurricane Flora hits Haiti & Dominican Republic, kills 7,190

1963-10-09

Hurricane Flora ravages Cuba & Haiti, kills 6,000

1964-10-04

-7] Hurricane Hilda, kills 38 in La, Miss & Ga

1965-09-07

-10] Hurricane Betsy, kills 74 in Florida, Miss & La

1965-09-08

Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana & Florida

1965-09-12

Hurricane Betsy strikes Florida & Louisiana kills 75

1965-11-09

Hurricane hits north east US/Canada

1966-06-04

-10] Hurricane Alma, kills 51 in Honduras

1966-09-24

-30] Hurricane Inez, kills 293 in Caribbean, Florida & Mexico

1967-09-05

-23] Hurricane Beuleah, kills 54 in Caribbean, Mexico & Texas

1967-09-20

Hurricane Beulah hits Texas-Mexican border, kills 38

1969-08-17

Hurricane Camille strikes US coastline and kills 259 people (mainly in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana)

1970-07-30

-Aug 5] Hurricane Celia, kills 31 in Cuba, Florida & Texas

1970-08-03

Hurricane "Celia" becomes most expensive Gulf storm in history

1970-08-20

-21] Hurricane Dorothy, kills 42 in Martinique

1972-06-14

Hurricane Agnes kills 117

1972-06-19

-29] Hurricane Agnes, kills 118 in NY & Florida

1972-06-23

Hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history

1974-08-15

Hurricane/floods ravage Bangladesh, 4,000 killed

1974-09-18

Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, 5,000 die

1974-09-19

-20] Hurricane Fifi hits coast of Honduras; about 5,000 die

1975-09-13

-27] Hurricane Eloise, kills 71 in Caribbean & US

1976-03-17

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is retried

1978-05-12

US Commerce Dept says hurricane names will no longer be only female

1979-08-30

-Sept 13] Hurricane David, kills 1200 in Florida, Domincana & Dom Rep

1979-09-03

Hurricane David, a strong Atlantic storm kills over 1,000

1979-09-12

Hurricane Frederick hits Mobile Alabama; 5 die & $23 million damage

1980-08-04

-11] Hurricane Aline, kills 272 in Texas & Caribbean

1980-08-07

Hurricane Allen ravages Caribisch area, about 70 killed

1980-08-10

Allen, most powerful hurricane in Caribbean hits Brownsville, Tx

1983-08-17

-19] Hurricane Alicia, kills 17 in Texas

1983-08-18

Hurricane Alicia battered Houston & Galveston, Texas

1985-09-27

Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits Atlantic coast

1985-10-26

-Nov 6] Hurricane Juan, kills 97 in US

1985-10-27

Hurricane Juan ravages US Gulf states & east coast, 49 die

1987-10-16

Great Storm of 1987: hurricane force winds to hit much of the South of England killing 23 people.

1988-09-10

-18] Hurricane Gilbert, kills 300 in Jamaica, Texas & Yucatan

1988-09-12

Gilbert, strongest hurricane ever (160 mph), devastates Jamaica

1988-09-13

Gilbert is strongest (26.13 barometer) hurricane in Western Hemisphere

1988-10-16

"Smile Jamaica" concert for Hurricane Gilbert victims held in London

1989-04-27

Hurricane in Bangladesh, kills 500

1989-09-17

-21] Hurricane Hugo, kills 85 in Charleston SC

1989-09-17

Hurricane Hugo begins 4 day sweep through Caribbean, killing 62

1989-09-18

Hurricane Hugo causes extensive damage in Puerto Rico

1991-01-13

12th ACE Cable Awards: Weather Channel wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the hurricane "Hugo"

1991-08-18

Hurricane Bob hits NC with 115 MPH wind

1991-08-19

-20] Hurricane Bob hits US

1992-08-24

Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida; 35 die

1992-09-11

Hurricane Iniki hits Kauai Hawaii; 3 die & 8,000 injured

1992-09-12

Hurricane Inuki pounds Hawaii

1997-09-13

Carolina Hurricane's 1st exhibition game beat NY Islanders 4-1

1997-10-09

Hurricane kills 123 in Acapulco Mexico

1998-10-29

Hurricane Mitch, the second deadliest Atlantic hurricane in history, made landfall in Honduras.

2003-09-29

Hurricane Juan makes landfall in Nova Scotia.

2004-08-13

Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm, strikes Punta Gorda, Florida and devastates the surrounding area.

2004-09-07

Hurricane Ivan, a Category 5 hurricane hitting Grenada, killing 39 and damaging 90% of its buildings.

2004-09-23

At least 1,070 in Haiti reported killed by floods due to Hurricane Jeanne

2005-07-10

Hurricane Dennis slams into the Florida Panhandle causing billions of dollars in damage.

2005-08-23

Hurricane Katrina first forms over the Bahamas, later becoming a category 5 hurricane

2005-08-29

Hurricane Katrina makes its 2nd landfall as a category 3 hurricane devastating much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Florida Panhandle. Kills more than 1,836, causes over $115 billion in damage.

2005-09-24

Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana.

2005-10-19

Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb.

2005-10-22

Tropical Storm Alpha forms in the Atlantic Basin, making the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season the most active Atlantic hurricane season on record with 22 named storms.

2007-01-18

The strongest storm in the United Kingdom in 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, causes at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm off the coast of Devon, England.

2007-08-21

Hurricane Dean makes its first landfall in Costa Maya, Mexico with winds at 165 mph. Dean is the first storm since Hurricane Andrew to make landfall as a Category 5.

2008-09-13

Hurricane Ike makes landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast of the United States, causing heavy damage to Galveston Island, Houston and surrounding areas.

2012-10-22

Hurricane Sandy forms in the Western Caribbean Sea

2012-10-24

Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in Jamaica killing 1 person and causing over $50 million in damage

2012-10-25

Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in Cuba and Haiti killing 65 people and causing over $80 million in damage

2012-10-26

Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in the Bahamas killing 2 people and causing over $300 million in damage

2012-10-29

Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in New Jersey resulting in 110 deaths and $50 billion in damage and forces the New York stock exchange to close

2012-10-31

The New York stock exchange opens after being closed for two days after Hurricane Sandy

2012-11-26

The cost of Hurricane Sandy to New York is announced to be $32 Billion

2013-09-16

21 people are killed by Hurricane Ingrid in Mexico

2016-10-02

Evacuations in Caribbean as fierce Hurricane Matthew looms

2016-10-07

Hurricane Matthew: At least 100 people killed in Haiti devastation

2016-10-10

3 deaths in South Carolina blamed on Hurricane Matthew

2016-10-11

Obama declares major disaster in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew

2016-10-17

North Carolina estimates $1.5 billion in hurricane damage to buildings

2017-08-26

Harvey roars toward Texas as Category 4 hurricane

2017-08-31

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to Hurricane Harvey victims

2017-09-01

White House says Trump will donate $1 million to hurricane aid

2017-09-02

Hurricane Harvey projected to be at least 2nd costliest storm in US history

2017-09-07

Hurricane Irma blacks out Puerto Rico, heads for Hispaniola

2017-09-07

Hurricane Irma destroys 90 percent of structures, vehicles on Barbuda

2017-09-08

Hurricane Irma kills 5 as it sweeps through island of Saint Martin

2017-09-09

Battered Caribbean islands brace for 2nd major hurricane in a week

2017-09-11

More than 3 million customers without power in Florida after Hurricane Irma

2017-10-12

Only 16 percent of Puerto Rico has power 3 weeks after Hurricane Maria

2017-10-15

Puerto Rico raises Hurricane Maria death toll to 48

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Hurricane - Birthdays
Date Event
1813-06-10

Henry S. Washburn, Captain Hurricane

1854-10-10

George Morgan, The Hurricane Express

1864-04-13

Tully Marshall, The Hurricane Express

1872-10-22

Sara Ware Bassett, Captain Hurricane

1878-05-17

Conway Tearle, The Hurricane Express

1880-02-24

J.P. McGowan, The Hurricane Express

1898-01-01

Carl Wester, The Hurricane Express

1908-01-29

Al Stricklin, Wyoming Hurricane

1909-03-17

Marie Quillan, Hurricane Horseman

1917-01-03

Leon McAuliffe, Wyoming Hurricane

1923-02-22

Norman 'Hurricane' Smith, Fever Pitch

1923-03-08

José María Forqué, In the Eye of the Hurricane

1926-07-21

Norman Jewison, The Hurricane

1927-06-29

Layne Tom Jr., The Hurricane

1927-9-07

Kuulei De Clercq, The Hurricane

1932-01-03

John Street, Like a Hurricane: The Alex Higgins Story

1932-11-15

Clyde McPhatter, The Hurricane

1934-9-01

Rob Evans, The Hurricane

1935-03-02

Al Waxman, The Hurricane

1937-05-06

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Clifton, New Jersey, American boxer whose murder convictions were overturned after 19 years in prison

1937-05-06

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, The Hurricane

1937-11-25

Christopher Riordan, The Hurricane

1940-05-10

Richard M. Davidson, The Hurricane

1949-03-18

Alex "Hurricane" Higgins, Irish snooker player (2X world-champ)

1949-04-11

Carl Mikal Franklin, Hurricane

1951-01-25

Paul S. Forrest, After the Storm: Surviving Hurricane Katrina

1956-9-20

Debbi Morgan, The Hurricane

1957-07-20

Gernot Wolfgang, The Hurricane

1958-9-06

David Rattray, The Hurricane of '38

1961-04-18

Kelly Hansen, heavy metal rocker (Hurricane-I'm on to You)

1964-04-16

Christopher Abell, Thunder and Hurricane

1967-05-05

Jesse Wolfe, Eye of the Hurricane

1968-02-16

Frank L. Messina, Hurricane Streets

1969-12-05

Morgan J. Freeman, Hurricane Streets

1970-08-11

Andy Bell, English musician (Ride, Hurricane #1, Oasis)

1971-04-11

Vicellous Reon Shannon, The Hurricane

1973-04-27

Matt Jenkins, American Refugees: The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

1975-11-21

Janet Zdyb, The Hurricane

1977-04-26

Fredrik Eklund, Two Hotheads and a Hurricane

1978-03-31

Michael Shen, The Hurricane Fist

1979-02-21

Guenevere Taylor, The Hurricane

1980-01-06

Josh Opitz, Hurricane Situation

1986-12-31

Nolan McDermott, Hurricane Bianca

1987-07-21

Kaitlin Dixon, Hurricane Situation

1989-02-01

Hurricane Chris, American rapper

1996-01-26

Berkley McFarlin, Hurricane Bianca

Hurricane - Deaths
Date Event
1936-01-08

George Morgan, The Hurricane Express

1938-10-01

Conway Tearle, The Hurricane Express

1939-07-24

James P. Burtis, The Hurricane Express

1943-03-10

Tully Marshall, The Hurricane Express

1952-03-26

J.P. McGowan, The Hurricane Express

1962-01-30

George Lowerre, The Hurricane Express

1972-09-27

Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide

1973-08-11

Carl Wester, The Hurricane Express

1986-10-15

Al Stricklin, Wyoming Hurricane

1988-08-20

Leon McAuliffe, Wyoming Hurricane

1991-12-06

Bert Goodrich, The Hurricane Express

1995-03-17

José María Forqué, In the Eye of the Hurricane

1998-04-16

Marie Quillan, Hurricane Horseman

2001-01-18

Al Waxman, The Hurricane

2007-01-26

David Rattray, The Hurricane of '38

2008-03-04

Norman 'Hurricane' Smith, Fever Pitch

2008-11-12

Kuulei De Clercq, The Hurricane

2009-01-06

John Street, Like a Hurricane: The Alex Higgins Story

2014-04-20

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, American boxer whose murder convictions were overturned after 19 years in prison, dies of prostate cancer at 76

2014-04-20

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, The Hurricane

2015-01-14

Layne Tom Jr., The Hurricane

2016-03-31

Battle of Britain Hurricane pilot Tony Pickering dies aged 95


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