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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A trip to the last century!

1937: Hindenburg disaster

In 1937, 36 passengers and crew members were killed when the Hindenburg airship—the largest ever built—caught fire midair. The event served as the origin of the phrase "Oh, the humanity,” after NBC radio announcer Herb Morrison shouted it on air. This iconic photo by Murray Becker was taken as the airship became engulfed in flames.

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