In Greece, a large earthquake destroys much of the ancient city of Corinth
The ancient Greek city of Corinth was devastated by an earthquake. The destruction was such that the population took the opportunity to move the city a few miles to the coast and rebuild it there. (By John Osborne)
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859, (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859) 367.