Hurricane strikes the Philippine Island of Luzon

A tropical hurricane almost made a direct hit on Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. Estimates were that more than 10,000 dwellings in the city and the area surrounding it were destroyed. (By John Osborne)
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1858 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1857), 366.
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