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Luzhniki disaster

The Luzhniki disaster was a deadly human crush that took place at the Grand Sports Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium in Moscow during the 1982–83 UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem. According to the official inquiry, 66 FC Spartak Moscow fans, mostly adolescents, died in the stampede, which made it Russia's worst sporting disaster.

The worst ferry disaster in the USA history

The Luling–Destrehan Ferry, George Prince, was struck in the Mississippi River near St. Charles Paris by the Norwegian tanker SS Frosta which was traveling upriver to Baton Rouge. Of the 96 people on board, 78 died. It is the deadliest ferry disaster in United States history.

Natural gas explodes in Cleveland, Ohio, killing 130 people

Because of the gas leak, explosion and fires in Cleveland, many families lost their homes and savings, which they kept at home. After this disaster, below ground storage of natural gas started to be preferred over above ground storage.