SYMHC Classics: Hartford Circus Fire

07.06.2019 - By Stuff You Missed in History Class

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This 2015 episode covers an event in 1944, when one of the most disastrous fires in U.S. history broke out during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performance. Dozens of lives were lost and hundreds of people were injured as the largest big top in the country was consumed by flames.
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