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The Scariest Things That Have Ever Happened On Halloween


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1876: A cyclone sweeps through India, kills 200,000

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1963: An explosion at the Indiana State Fair during an ice skating show kills 74 and injures 400.

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2000: EgyptAir Flight 990 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 217.

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1926: Harry Houdini dies from gangrene.

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1922: Fascist Benito Mussolini is appointed Prime Minister of Italy.

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1984: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by two security guards. Widespread riots occur as a result.

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1943: The USS Reuban James is torpedoed by a German U-Boat, killing 100 Navy sailors.

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