1867 Ice Skating Disaster


1867 Ice Skating Disaster

In January 1867 40 ice skaters died here when the ice broke.

Location: Regent's Park Boating Lake, London

Description: Here on 15th January 1867, while skating was taking place, the ice collapsed. Over 200 people were plunged into the freezing lake, and 40 skaters died.

The deep lake was then reduced soon after to just 4 feet in depth.

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1867 Ice Skating Disaster

In January 1867 40 ice skaters died here when the ice broke.

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