In 1900, a hurricane in Galveston, Texas, with 15- to 20-foot waves swept over Galveston Island and drowned 6,000 people.
- Which zoos in the United States receive the most visitors?
- Which took longer to build, the Erie Canal or the Panama Canal?
- What is the rest of the nursery rhyme from which Ken Kesey took the title for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1962)?
- What was the “Hurricane of Independence” in 1775?
- How strong were the winds of Hurricane Andrew in 1992?