WTF Fun Fact – Honolulu And The Plague

In 1900, the Chinatown in Honolulu was intentionally burned down to prevent further spread of the bubonic plague. Four months after, Honolulu was deemed plague-free. WTF Fun Facts

Source: http://www.hawaiihistory.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=ig.page&PageID=548&returntoname=Short%20Stories&returntopageid=460

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