This Day in Failure: March 1

1999: Two Americans, two New Zealanders and four British tourists are taken hostage and murdered when Hutu rebels attack a conservation outpost in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. The tourists are tracking mountain gorillas when the attack occurs.

1910: A massive avalanche engulfs a pair of Great Northern Railway passenger trains attempting to cross the Cascade Mountains en route to Seattle. Ninety-six passengers and crew are killed, making the Wellington Avalanche the deadliest avalanche in U.S. history.