This is the anniversary week of that event and we in the past week there have been at least eight substantial earthquakes, three typhoons, and one tsunami — all heralding in a new year.
Another Super Typhoon Philippines – Filipinos braced Friday to be whipped by powerful winds and pelted with rain from a 22nd-secondtyphoon in eight days, fleeing by the tens of thousands from low-lying areas and suspending cleanup operations in the still-flooded capital.Japan -Typhoon Melor struck south-west of Tokyo on the main island of Honshu, flooding roads, uprooting trees, and ripping roofs from houses shutting down auto production.One year later: Observers assess recovery since one-day 777 point drop of Dow Jones. Last year was the year of financial meltdown as heralded on the Feast of Trumpets. “Once large numbers of people act irrationally, anything can happen,” the German official said. The stock market crashed a year ago; the Dow Jones industrial average shed 777 points on Sept. 29, 2008, the biggest one-day point decline ever of 7% on the S+P500. The drop came after the House of Representatives voted down a $700 billion bank bailout plan.