WTF Fun Fact – Black Tom Explosion

On July 30, 1916, German agents set off an explosion in NY Harbor that killed 4 people, destroyed over $400 million in today’s dollars worth of military goods, and damaged the Statue of Liberty. The Black Tom explosion was one of the largest artificial explosions ever, registering over a 5 on the Richter scale.. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Black Tom explosion – Wikipedia


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