Mark 13:8 8 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.
This quake may be a little more. I was wondering what happened in America’s history on the 18th so I dug a little and found 5 things [good and bad]that caught my eye.
April 18, 1880 Deadliest tornado outbreak to strike Missouri:
8 tornadoes killed 152 people in portions of southwestern and central Missouri Deadliest single tornado to strike southwestern Missouri:
Marshfield, Mo. (Webster county)
99 dead; 200 injured
(92 people were killed in Marshfield, 7 died in Springfield by the same tornado)
April 18, 1906 The birth of the modern Pentecostal movement is generally traced to an April 18, 1906, story in the Los Angeles Daily News whose front-page headline spoke of a “Weird Babel of Tongues” from a “New Sect of Fanatics” at a former livery stable at 312 Azusa St. in downtown Los Angeles. In fact, the Azusa Street revival had been building for some weeks before it broke into the public consciousness and spread across the nation’s religious landscape. Experts also place it in the context of the periodic revivals, or Great Awakenings, that historians have identified throughout in American history. In that sense, Pentecostalism grew out of the nationwide spiritual ferment at the end of the 19th century. The Azusa Street revival lasted for three years, until 1909