This Day in History

The Blizzard of 1888, also known as the Great White Hurricane, struck the northeastern United States from March 11 to March 14, 1888. This historic storm brought heavy snowfall, strong winds, and frigid temperatures, paralyzing cities like New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. The Blizzard of 1888 remains one of the deadliest and most severe winter storms in American history, resulting in hundreds of deaths and widespread damage to infrastructure.