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This project if for those who have died in or as a result of a Hurricane


Hurricanes are found in the following areas:

From: the North Atlantic Ocean, the Northeast Pacific Ocean east of the dateline, or the South Pacific Ocean east of 160E: Classified as a Hurricane


Deadliness of Hurricanes

  • 1780 San Calixto Hurricane affected Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Bermuda on 9-20 Oct 1780 – 27,501+ deaths
  • Mitch affected Central America, Yucatan Peninsula, South Florid on 22 Oct-5 Nov 1998 – 11,000 deaths
  • Galveston affected the Caribbean & Texas on 27 Aug-15 Sep 1900 – 8,000 – 12,000 deaths
  • 1776 Pointe-a-Pitre Bay – 6,000 deaths
  • 1775 Newfoundland Hurricane in North Carolina, Virginia, Newfoundland on 29 Aug-9 Sep 1775 – 4,000 – 4,163 deaths
  • Hurricane Gilbert, 1988 affected much of the Caribbean, Central America - “The death toll of 318 gives an idea of the scope of Gilbert’s impacts: Mexico 202, Jamaica 45, Haiti 30, Guatemala 12, Honduras 12, Dominican Republic 5, Venezuela 5, United States 3, Costa Rica 2, and Nicaragua 2.
  • 1935 Labor Day Florida Keys hurricane – 408 deaths
  • Hurricane Andrew - 1992
  • Hurricane Katrina - 2005

Notables who died from Hurricanes

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