Friday, May 12, 2017

This Day In History


11 May, 1934 - U.S.A. Dust Storm 1,500 miles long
11th May, 1934 : A huge dust storm is spotted moving from the Midwest. The dust storm was 1,500 miles long, 900 miles across and two miles high, covering almost one-third of the country. Farmers lost large amounts of Topsoil during just a few years the phenomenon was known as ( The Dust bowl Years during the 1930s). The combination of large areas of landing becoming dust bowls making food production bad and the depression caused by the 29 crash all contributed to the time in History Known as "The Great Depression" 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/may11th.html

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