August 17, 1955 in History
Event:
Hurricane Diane, following hurricane Connie floods Connecticut River killing 190 and doing $1.8 billion damage



Related Topics:
Billion
Connecticut
Connie
Damage
Diane
doing
floods
following
Hurricane
killing
River

Related Year:
1955

Related Events:
August 17


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