1906 San Francisco Earthquake
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 struck at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. A magnitude of 7.9 on the Richter Scale.
The death toll from the earthquake and resulting fire, estimated to be above 3,000.
The earthquake and fire would leave a long-standing and significant impression on the development of California. At the time of the
disaster, San Francisco had been the ninth-largest city in the United States and the largest on the West Coast, with a population of
about 410,000.
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THE SEVEN PAINTED LADIES
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