March 1, 2011 in History
Event:
New Zealand honors victims of the 2011 Canterbury earthquake with two minutes of silence; 154 persons died, and the death toll is expected to reach 240




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Canterbury
death
Earthquake
honors
Minutes
Persons
reach
Silence
Toll
Two
Zealand

Related Year:
2011

Related Events:
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