October 13, 2010 – Chilean miners are rescued after 69 days underground

October 13, 2010 – Chilean miners are rescued after 69 days underground

On this day in 2010, the last of 33 miners trapped nearly half a mile underground for more than two months at a caved-in mine in northern Chile, are rescued. The miners survived longer than anyone else trapped underground in recorded history. The miners’ ordeal began on August 5, 2010, when the San Jose gold … Continue reading “October 13, 2010 – Chilean miners are rescued after 69 days underground”

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