August 29, 2005 CE – Hurricane Katrina Makes Landfall

August 29, 2005 CE – Hurricane Katrina Makes LandfallRate this post Click to view full Infographic The ever-expanding reach of technology has made the reality of a natural disaster that much more palpable in the modern age. With in the span of nine months, humanity had come to grips with the violence of Mother Nature twice — first with a tsunami in the Indian Ocean and then, on August 29th, 2005, with Hurricane Katrina making landfall in the southeastern United States. With more than $108 billion in property damage, the storm ranked costliest in American history is remembered for its sweeping destruction and the slow government response to it. Though […]