Inspired by the Useless Information thread
, this month’s offering is a total bummer. Well, the first part of the podcast is anyway.
Folk Singer/Songwriter Woody Gutherie even immortalized this 1913 Incident in a 1941 song
From the Useless Information web page
in form of a podcast:
UI #29 - The 1913 Calumet Christmas Party Disaster
A Christmas Eve celebration for the children of Calumet, Michigan turned into a death trap. Listen to find out the details of this tragic story. Also learn about Mary Anderson's invention, a Christmas watermelon miracle, Chinese Christmas cards, and IBM computer punch card wreaths.