The Day an Alligator Fell from the Sky

Date taken: July 2, 1843
Location: Charleston, South Carolina, USA


Historical Context

The above newspaper cutting is from the Times-Picayune newspaper from Tuesday, July 11, 1843.

The Times-Picayune was based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Historical Events

  • 1843-07-02 An alligator falls from sky during a thunderstorm in Charleston, South Carolina

Historical Photos