Feb. 5, 1958:
Two U.S. military aircraft collide over eastern Georgia
. The pilot of a B-47 safely parachutes, landing in South Carolina. A nuclear weapon falls near the mouth of the Savannah River near Tybee Island, Ga., as a result of the collision, but the weapon is never found.
Feb. 5, 2010:
As part of a brutal winter for the mid-Atlantic states of the U.S., a blizzard nicknamed "Snowmageddon
" strikes, crippling travel from the Carolinas to New York City. Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., (at right) receive between two and three feet of snow.
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