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Buenos Aires train crash

The Buenos Aires train crash occurred in 2013 when a passenger train failed to stop at a terminal station in Buenos Aires, Argentina, injuring 105 people. As of October 2013, the causes of the accident were under investigation.

Fire sweeps through Oakland hills burning thousands of homes

On this day, a fire begins in the hills of Oakland, California. The winds were so intense and the area was so dry that within an hour close to 800 buildings were on fire. 25 people had lost their lives, 150 people were injured and 3,000 homes and 1,500 acres had been consumed. The total tally of damages was $1.5 billion.