TIL 1389 people died at a banquet celebrating the crowning of Tsar Nicholas II. The banquet was free to the public but a rumour of gold coins as gifts and there not being enough beer for everyone caused a stampede; trampling many. The festivities continued anyways and the incident was cleaned up.

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TIL 1389 people died at a banquet celebrating the crowning of Tsar Nicholas II. The banquet was free to the public but a rumour of gold coins as gifts and there not being enough beer for everyone caused a stampede; trampling many. The festivities continued anyways and the incident was cleaned up. submitted by /u/jamescookenotthatone
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