The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 made landfall on the city of Galveston, Texas, on September 8, 1900.
It had estimated winds of 135 miles per hour (215 km/h) at landfall, making it a Category 4 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.
The hurricane caused great loss of life.
For more information about the topic Galveston Hurricane of 1900, read the full article at Wikipedia.org, or see the following related articles:
Recommend this page on Facebook, Twitter,
and Google +1:
Other bookmarking and sharing tools: