Crowd near miss 1960-79

Crowd near miss 1960 - 1979

The following is a collection of information in relation to crowd related incidents that were very close to a loss of life

1969

Woodstock Festival

Things were not looking good for the music festival. A month out, the organizers had lost their permit and were scrambling to find another location. In the scramble, the organizers couldn’t get everything ready in time. When the festival-goers poured in, there weren’t enough toilets or medical facilities, and there certainly wasn’t enough food or water. To top it off, the festival grounds were hot, humid, rainy and muddy.

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