Jan 12 1918 Huge coal mine explosion kills 155…

Jan 12 1918 Huge coal mine explosion kills 155. The Minnie Pit disaster took place in Halmer End, Staffordshire. It was caused by an explosion due to firedamp, is the worst ever recorded in the North Staffordshire Coalfield https://t.co/7Ge8DRMy98 https://t.co/d8T09glmD0 http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/951589633111949312