Was the 1906 San Francisco earthquake the deadliest U.S. natural disaster in history?

No, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake was not the deadliest U.S. natural disaster in history.

Hurricane Frederick, which pounded Galveston, Texas, in 1900, holds that honor.

It left over 6,000 dead.

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