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Boston Molassacre

Hilarious pun but tragic disaster, in the year 1919 21 people lost their lives to a flood of molasses.

A literal sticky situation.

A large storage tank filled with 2.3 million US gal (8,700 m3)[3] weighing approximately 13,000 short tons (12,000 t) of molasses burst, and the resultant wave of molasses rushed through the streets at an estimated 35 mph (56 km/h), killing 21 and injuring 150.[4] The event entered local folklore and residents claimed for decades afterwards that the area still smelled of molasses on hot summer days.[5][4]


You can read the Wikipedia article here. It’s events like this that lead to the safer world we live in today, and there’s always a lesson to learn from history.

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