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San Francisco Earthquake Bay Bridge Collapse
The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa ...
Bay Bridge Celebrates 79th Anniversary of Groundbreaking. On July 9, 1933, the California Department of Public Works broke ground on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
On October 17, 1989, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area, killing 67 people and causing more than $5 billion in damages.
San Francisco-Oakland earthquake of 1989Damaged buildings in Santa Cruz, California, following the San Francisco-Oakland earthquake of 1989.C.E. Meyer/U.S. Geological Survey The earthquake significantly damaged the transportation system of the Bay Area. The collapse of the Cypress Street Viaduct ...
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The 1989 World Series was the 86th edition of Major League Baseball's championship series, and the conclusion of the 1989 Major League Baseball season.A best-of-seven playoff, it was played between the American League (AL) champion Oakland Athletics and the National League (NL) champion San Francisco Giants.
California – General “Founding of San Francisco,” by Edward F. O’Day – 1776; Founding of the Mission Dolores – 1776
One Dead, Five Injured In San Francisco ShootingA gunman opened fire late Friday night in San Francisco's Bayview District leaving one person dead and five other injured, according to the San Francisco Police.
A section of the Bay Bridge collapsed during the earthquake that shook northern California at 5:04pm on October 17, 1989.. The earthquake hit during the "Battle of the Bay," … a rare World Series game between the neighboring San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A's. .
Kern County Earthquake, 1952: This earthquake was the largest in the conterminous United States since the San Francisco shock of 1906. It claimed 12 lives and caused property damage estimated at $60 million.