14/08/2003 Blackout affects the northeast US and Canada
Blackout: The Power Outage That Left 50 Million W/o Electricity | Retro Report | The New York Times
Northeast Blackout NYC- August 14th/15th, 2003
The Northeast blackout was a widespread power outage throughout parts of the Northeastern and Midwestern United States and the Canadian province of Ontario just after 4:10 p.m. EDT. Some power was restored by 11 p.m. Most did not get their power back until two days later. In other areas, it took nearly a week or two for power to be restored.