The 1918-1919 flu epidemic killed three times as many people as died in WWI, most of whom were young adults who lacked immunity to the virus strain. Many people died the same day they started feeling ill.
January 1918 was third coldest on record in the US, after 2018 (so far) and 1977.
via The Deplorable Climate Science Blog
January 13, 2018 at 11:15PM