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This Day in Texas History: Hospital Destroyed In Hurricane

in 1919, the Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi was demolished by a hurricane in which a nun, two patients, and two employees were killed

Today in Texas History: Hurricane Devastates Galveston

Today in Texas History: September 8th, 1900 Hurricane Devastates Galveston On this day in 1900, a catastrophic hurricane struck the city of Galveston on the Texas coast. A third of the city was destroyed, and 6,000 to 8,000 people died. Galveston Island was completely inundated. Property loss was estimated at $30 million. The storm is…
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