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What Happened on March 26, 1812

Historical Events


VenezuelaMassive Earthquake in Caracas, Venezuela

Earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale destroys 90% of Caracas, Venezuela and kills an estimated 15,000–20,000 people

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Caracas lies in ruins after the deadly 1812 earthquake
Caracas lies in ruins after the deadly 1812 earthquake
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1812 Highlights

About March 26, 1812

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 209 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries