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Past disaster

Which major disaster occurred in London, England in 1666?

A) A devastating outbreak of the bubonic plague began
B) An earthquake caused severe damage to Buckingham Palace
C) A fire destroyed most of the city
D) A French agent assassinated the prime minister

Your answer was correct!

The Great Fire of London broke out at a time when the city was just beginning to emerge from the worst of a plague outbreak that had at one time claimed 7,000 lives in a single day. The fire began on Pudding Lane, near — or possibly in — the house of the King’s baker.


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