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The night before the 1906 earthquake, renowned italian tenor enrico caruso performed in san francisco the world-famous opera singer escaped the city’s palace hotel, where he was staying at. San francisco residents stand in the rubble-strewn streets watching the fire grow after the earthquake struck on april 18, 1906 in 1906 market street was san francisco’s main artery, a. The san francisco earthquake of 1906 struck on the san andreas fault zone - an area which is still seismically active.
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The great 1906 san francisco earthquake the worst natural disaster in us history by chris frantz san francisco, california, april 1906 at 5:12 am on april 18. “at 5:13 o’clock am of this 18th day of april 1906 san francisco and vicinity was visited with a most violent earthquake shock” the clerk of the us district court of san francisco wrote.
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