Daily Archives: April 4, 2012

Today in History: 04 April 1905

20 000 People Killed by an Earthquake in the Kangra Valley, India

On this day in 1905, 20 000 people were killed in an earthquake (7.8) that struck the Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh state, India. Mosts buildings in Kangra, Mcleodganj and Dharamshala were destroyed.

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Article: Books Bound in Tanned Human Skin

The following link is to an article concerning the history of books bound in tanned human skin. I sure hope I don’t have any such books!

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