Great Hurricane Of 1938

75 Years Ago Saturday: Long Island Express Hurricane Devastates The NortheastSeventy-five years ago Saturday, a deadly and fast-moving storm hit Long Island and New England and surprised everyone.
Expert Recounts 'Unimaginable' Great New England Hurricane Of 1938 In New BookAbout 700 people died 75 years ago when the storm known variously as the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 or the Long Island Express began plowing up the Northeast coastline at 2:45 p.m. on Sept. 21, 1938.