VIDEO: London Beer Flood
This may sound crazy, but it’s true. In 1814, a beer tidal wave killed 8 people in the streets of London. Watch these videos and learn more about it.
By Justin Beerber on Apr. 13, 2017
On the 17th of October 1814 eight people were killed when nearly one and a half million litres of beer swept out of London’s Horse Shoe Brewery and formed an alcoholic tidal wave that swept down Tottenham Court Road. As well as causing loss of life, the flood rushed with such force that two houses were completely destroyed.
Video: London Beer Flood by Adventure Science
Video: Beer Tidal Wave of 1814 by HistoryPod
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