DiscoverHistory Goes Bump PodcastEp. 377 - Eastland Disaster
Ep. 377 - Eastland Disaster

Ep. 377 - Eastland Disaster

Update: 2021-03-18
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The Eastland Disaster was the most deadly shipwreck in Great Lakes history. More passengers would die in this disaster than in the sinking of the Titanic. This was supposed to be a fun excursion to the grounds of a company picnic. The annual employee appreciation event had become a much anticipated break from the six-day work weeks that the lower middle class employees endured. On this fateful day in 1915, hundreds would die including whole families and leave a mark forever on Chicago. Locations that housed the dead until they could be identified are still haunted by the tragic event, both figuratively and literally. Join us as we explore the history and hauntings of the Eastland Disaster! The Moment in Oddity was suggested by Scott Booker and features the origins of pink lemonade and This Month in History features Michelangelo. Our topic was suggested by listener Kimmie Page.

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Music used in this episode:

(Moment in Oddity) Vanishing by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4578-vanishing
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

(This Month in History) In Your Arms by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3906-in-your-arms
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Hammock Fight by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3847-hammock-fight
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

All other music licensing: PODCASTMUSIC.COM License Synchronization, Mechanical, Master Use and Performance Direct License for a Single Podcast Series under current monthly subscription.

Row Your Boat to Hell by ALIBI Music
Haunting Theme by 5 Alarm Music
Sad Day by 5 Alarm Music

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Ep. 377 - Eastland Disaster

Ep. 377 - Eastland Disaster