Disaster Facts Generator

  • [Disaster fact 1] George Washington considered burning down all of NYC.


  • [Disaster fact 2] The Soviet Union did not admit that a reactor had exploded at Chernobyl until nearly three days after radiation from the disaster set off alarms at a nuclear plant in Sweden 1000 km away.


  • [Disaster fact 3] During World War 2, a German U-boat (German submarine U-1206) sank due to a toilet malfunction.


  • [Disaster fact 4] The story of the Chernobyl power plant didn’t end with the tragedy of 1986. There was actually a second fire that broke out on Reactor 2 in 1991, and it wasn’t until 2000 that the last operating reactor was fully shut down.


  • [Disaster fact 5] One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Temple of Artemis, was burned down by an arsonist who wished to be famous for his crime. Following his execution, the Ancient Greeks made it an offense subject to the death penalty to even mention his name.


  • [Disaster fact 6] The first firemen to respond to the Chernobyl meltdown stood above the burning core, which emitted radiation at 30,000 roentgen per hour. When they died a few weeks later, their bodies were so radioactive they were buried in coffins made of lead with the lids welded shut.


  • [Disaster fact 7] The red stuff dropped from airplanes to put out forest fires is named Phos-Chek and it also acts as a fertilizer.


  • [Disaster fact 8] Stephen King got hit by a minivan on June 19, 1999. King had multiple injuries (collapsed right lung, broken hip, and more). King did recover, fortunately, and bought the car, but it got crushed in a junkyard. King was disappointed because he wanted to smash the car.


  • [Disaster fact 9] An inflatable Titanic slide was banned in Switzerland following complaints from the Swiss Titanic Club. The fair organizer retorted: “The tragic Titanic accident happened years ago and those emotions have been dealt with. Now people are having fun on the slide and enjoying themselves.”


  • [Disaster fact 10] On 9/11, after the first plane hit the North Tower, people in the South Tower wanted to leave but were advised by an announcement to stay at their desks. Some of those who tried to leave anyway were turned back by security in the building before the exits. About 1,120 of them died.


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