Saturday, July 6 marks 75 years since the deadly circus fire in Hartford Nearly 170 people perished when fire broke out during a matinee performance. Thousands were in attendance.
July 6, 2019, marks 75 years since one of Connecticut’s darkest days; The Hartford circus fire of 1944.
July 6, 1944, Kathy Kirsche Dwyer of Hebron recalls the events as if they were her own, but it was her now deceased mother, Phyllis Rose Kirsche, who was forever changed by the tragedy at 9 years old.
A Connecticut judge has approved an exhumation request for the bodies of two unknown victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire in an effort to determine if one of them was a Vermont woman.
The city of Hartford in Connecticut is planning a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of what has become known as the Day the Clowns Cried when more than 150 people died in the big top fire.
The “Greatest Show on Earth” is getting ready for its final curtain call.
Authorities are exhuming the bodies of two victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire in hopes of identifying a Vermont woman who has been missing since then.
If you’re looking for something fun to do with your kids this weekend there is nothing quite like the excitement they get going to the circus.
WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Authorities exhumed the bodies Monday of two victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire in the hopes of determining whether one of them is a woman who is among five people still listed as missing after the tragedy. The exhumations at Northwood Cemetery in Windsor, Connecticut, occurred about 2 miles (3 […]
After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free.