Today in History - June 22

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Today in History - June 22

Saturday, Jun 22 2013 by kjfitz
1918 - The Hammond circus train wreck was one of the worst train wrecks in US history. Eighty-six people died and another 127 were injured when a locomotive engineer fell asleep and ran his train into the rear of another

Hammond Circus train wreck
2008 - Nine people were killed and at least 75 injured when one Metro subway train slammed into another on the outskirts of the city during the afternoon rush hour

Memorial at the DC Metro Trains Crash site (June 22, 2008)