1Galveston, TX Hurricane – 1900

The deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history was the hurricane that ripped into the rich, port city of Galveston, Texas, on September 18, 1900.

The category 4 storm devastated the island city, killing 1 in 6 residents and destroying most of the buildings in its path. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Back