San Francisco Earthquake In 1906

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On this day in History, The Great San Francisco Earthquake on Apr 18, 1906. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Amateur photographer Louis P. Selby worked in the family's confectionery shop when the 1906 earthquake struck San Francisco.

Home page of the Museum of the City of San Francisco, with exhibits about the 1906 earthquake, California Gold Rush, internment of the Japanese during World War II

The massive earthquake that shook San Francisco to its core in the early hours of April 18, 1906, ignited a howling blaze that threatened total destruction of the city.

In the dawn hours of April 18, 1906, a sudden shock rattled San Francisco. Half a minute later, one of the largest quakes in California history pummeled the sleeping city awake.

A can of old film sold out of the trunk of a car turned out to contain long lost footage. The film shows some of the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

The devastation of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake is revealed through this long-lost footage discovered at a California flea market.

San Francisco's housing market is so dire that people are spending over $1 million on the 'earthquake shacks' built after the 1906 fires

The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

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historians believe more than 3 000 people died as a result of the quake

Map A Tour Of The Great Quake Of 1906

step back 112 years to the day and to san francisco s darkest hour

The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

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