1915 Galveston hurricane
The 1915 Galveston hurricane was an intense, deadly and very destructive storm. In August 1915 this hurricane lashed the Caribbean Island areas from the Leeward Islands to western Cuba and then blasted Galveston, Texas with winds around the Category 4 level (around 135 mph to be exact). The winds of this hurricane were at 145 miles an hour when the storm struck Cuba. Almost 400 people perished because of the storm.