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Lightning kills two during a storm in and around Newark, New Jersey

Inclement Weather, iconic image
08/18/1860
A powerful afternoon storm struck Newark, New Jersey, killing at least two people and injuring others.  Lightning strikes killed a farmer working in his fields on the edge of town and a young man in the city. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Severe Thunderstorm at Newark," New York Times, August 19, 1860. 

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