From Exhibitors Herald, February 11, 1922.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Knickerbocker Theatre Disaster
Today is the 95th anniversary of the Knickerbocker Theatre disaster in Washington DC. A huge two day snowstorm dumped about two feet of snow on the nations capitol which led to a roof collapse on the theatre. 98 patrons were killed and 133 were injured. The theatre at 1800 Columbia Road was less than five years old.