Today in history marks the 40th anniversary of the Tangshan earthquake, a quake that claimed many lives. Destitute, orphans and many were left paralyzed due to the earthquake that occurred in Tangshan Hebei province in Hebeito history it is recorded as the deadliest to ever hit China.
The Chinese community revisits this day in history that claimed the lives of about more than 240, 000 lives recorded, as on 28 July 1976 saw a magnitude of a 7.8 destructive earthquake that hit the city of Thangshan destructing and destroying the peaceful night of the sleep of the cities inhabitant, and to the unfortunate part that it all happened in the mist of the night when they were sleeping.
Plenty of lives claimed due to the quake, approximately about 160,000 people were left seriously injured, 3,800 paralyzed. This day saw the sought-after of 4,200 children orphaned to this day the city has found it difficult when this commemoration day arises each year as it still carries wounds that are far from healing, as they pay commemoration to the cities wall and leave message of strength each years passes by with its own memory down massacred lane to a sad and somber mood.