Global & Disaster Medicine

Black Monday, 4/13/1360: During the Hundred Years’ War, a hail storm kills an estimated 1,000 English soldiers in Chartres, France.

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“a foul day, full of myst and hayle, so that men dyed on horseback [sic].”

It took just half an hour for the storm to kill over 1,000 Englishmen and some 6,000 horses.

 


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