The Man Who Lived Through Doomsday - Early on the morning of May 8th, 1902, the city of Saint-Pierre, located on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Pelée. At 7:52 AM, a blast from the volcano sent a pyroclastic flow down into the city of 30,000, killing the entire population. Well, everybody but one man: Ludger Sylbaris, who became known as the man who lived through Doomsday. Full Story

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