735-737 Japanese smallpox epidemic
The 735–737 Japanese smallpox epidemic (天平の疫病大流行, Tenpyō no ekibyō dairyūkō, 'Epidemic of the Tenpyō era') was a major smallpox epidemic that afflicted much of Japan. Killing approximately 1/3 of the entire Japanese population, the epidemic had significant social, economic, and religious repercussions throughout the country.Source: Wikipedia
1915 Avezzano earthquake
Secondino Tranquilli (1 May 1900 – 22 August 1978), known by the pseudonym Ignazio Silone (, Italian: [iɲˈɲattsjo siˈloːne]), was an Italian political leader, novelist, and short-story writer, world-famous during World War II for his powerful anti-Fascist novels. He was nominated for the Nobel prize for literature ten times. He was awarded the 1969 Jerusalem Prize, and the 1971 Prix mondial Cino Del Duca.Source: Wikipedia
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