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Knickerbocker Disaster Worst in 50 Years; Snow Weight Cracked Roof; Indictments Thrown Out by Justice Siddons.
The Washington Post (1923-1954) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Dec 6, 1927
Start Page: E12
Pages: 1
Section: SPORTS

Washington's worst disaster during the last 50 years occurred on the night of January 28, 1922, when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theater, at Eighteenth street and Columbia road collapsed, crushing 98 persons to death and severely injuring 133 more.

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