Residents Events in History



2014 Event - Pahoa, a town of about 1,000 people on Hawaii's Big Island, must evacuate due to a stream of lava flowing at 20 yards per hour from the Kilauea volcano; Red Cross Hawaii is assisting residents with temporary shelter

2014 Event - Category 3-strength Hurricane Odile makes landfall near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, destroying property and leaving many residents without electricity or potable water; the storm is expected to weaken to a tropical storm overnight as it continues north

2014 Event - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder flies to Ferguson, MO to inform residents that the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown will be investigated by the federal government; a separate county-appointed grand jury has already begun reviewing the case

2014 Event - Residents of the West Point shantytown in Monrovia, Nigeria loot an Ebola quarantine center, stealing items that include contaminated bedsheets; patients flee during the raid, raising the risk of spreading the virus among the 50,000 slum inhabitants

2014 Event - Residents of Ferguson, MO call for FBI investigation of the shooting death of a teenager by a police officer; the reason for the confrontation has not been disclosed

2014 Event - The Islamic State captures the Iraqi town of Sinjar, home to the country's Yazidi religious minority population; residents fled in advance of the extremists, who have demanded that non-Muslim residents convert to Islam or face death

2014 Event - Lesotho has received funding from the World Bank to continue improving its water supply by enhancing the Metalong Dam and providing water to more areas; the project benefits around 30,000 residents

2013 Event - A wildfire near Yosemite National Park burns over 25 square miles, forcing residents of the Pine Lake community to evacuate

2013 Event - An estimated 40-50,000 residents, about 30-35% of all residents of Piedras Negras, Mexico, where devastated by flooding June 14 and 15

2013 Event - In southwest China, environmental and health concerns among residents are raised when 1,000 dead ducks pulled from the Sichuan River

2013 Event - Falkland Island residents complete the first day of a two day sovereignty referendum, determining whether the islands should remain a British overseas territory

2013 Event - Microsoft is fined €561 million for not providing E.U. residents with an alternative web browser to Internet Explorer

2012 Event - Residents near Columbia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano are evacuated due to a possible eruption

2011 Event - Tests show radioactive cesium is present in small quantities in residents of Iitate and Kawamata, Fukushima, towns located 25 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant

2011 Event - Residents in the U.S. towns of Eagar and Springerville, Arizona fully evacuate as the Wallow Fire wildfire rages on

2011 Event - The U.S. Census conducted April 1, 2010 reveals that New York city is the country's most populated city, with 8,175,133 residents

2011 Event - Japan's Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant suffers a radiation leak after the earthquake; thousands of nearby residents are evacuated

2010 Event - According to Fudan University's survey results, 72.6% of Shanghai residents attended the Shanghai Expo; an average of 2.31 visits per resident

2010 Event - Residents of Mogadishu are instructed to leave the war zone after more than 50 are killed in three days of violence

2006 Death - Eileen Caddy, new age author, spiritual teacher, founded Findhorn Foundation commune, an international New Age community, dubbed 'Vatican of the New Age', today home to 400 residents from more than 40 countries, dies at age 89 in Findhorn, Scotland

1964 Event - For 1st time since 1800, residents of Washington D.C. permitted to vote

1961 Event - 23rd Amendment ratified, allows Washington D.C. residents to vote for president

1917 Birthday - Eileen Caddy, born in Alexandria, Egypt, new age author, spiritual teacher, founded Findhorn Foundation commune, an international New Age community, dubbed 'Vatican of the New Age', today home to 400 residents from more than 40 countries

1570 Event - Tsar Ivan the terrible kills 1000-2000 residents of Novgorod













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