A nature painter and illustrator dies and snows buries Washington, D.C.
Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Jan. 27, 1851: John James Audubon
, (portrait at right) whose paintings and illustrations revealed the diversity of American wildlife, dies in New York.
Jan. 27, 1922:
The "Knickerbocker Storm
" descends upon Washington, D.C. By the next day, more than 2 feet of snow blankets the nation’s capital. The weight of the snow collapses the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre, killing 98 during a film screening.
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