The death of 21 people due to chewing gum – the 1975 tragedy in Moscow

Ordinary “Wrigley’s” chews, which cost a cent in the store, caused the death of 21 people on March 10, 1975 in Moscow, in the Sokolniki arena. On that day, a match took place in the arena between the USSR junior hockey team and the Canadian youth team “Barrie Colts”, which at the end of the … Read more