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1816 – The year that had no summer


Bonus facts Eighteen Hundred and Froze To Death. 1816 – The year that had no summer. On April 5, 1815, just before sunset, the Mt. Tambora volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa erupted. The massive load of sulphate gases and debris the mountain shot 43 km into the stratosphere blocked sunlight and distorted weather…