1828:
Russia-Turkey war begins 

Russia declared war on Turkey to support Greece's independence.

1927:
Mississippi flood

The Mississippi River
in the United States flooded, rendering over 1,50,000 people homeless.

1986: Chernobyl
nuclear disaster

Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded in one of the worst nuclear disasters in history.

1989:
Bangladesh tornado 

The Daulatpur–Saturia Tornado wreaked havoc along its 50-mile-long path across central Bangladesh.

2018:
Bill Cosby found guilty

US comedian Bill Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in Pennsylvania.

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