Today’s Completely Buried Yet Truly Morbid Fact!
A major rockfall occurred in Switzerland on September 5, 1618. A vast amount of rock became detached from the mountainside above the town of Plurs, completely burying it and all its people. From a population of 1,500, none survived. Four of the townspeople were away on business elsewhere on that day; they returned to find nothing left of their houses or their families.
Culled from: Catastrophes and Disasters