Tue, Mar 23 | Online Program On Zoom

Global Pandemics and Sacramento

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Global Pandemics and Sacramento

Time & Location

Mar 23, 6:00 PM
Online Program On Zoom

About The Event

Date: Tuesday, Mar 23rd

Program Time: 6:00PM

Did you know that we’re in our 5th pandemic in 100 years? In 1918, before we even knew what a virus was, the Spanish Flu was dubbed as another ‘la grippe.’ It came in three waves and proceeded to kill more people than the casualties of WWI; it finally ended in 1920. Subsequent pandemics occurred in 1956/57, 1968/69, and 2009/10, How did we handle each as a society? Join Christina Richter as she drills down into the history of pandemics in the last century and brings to light some of the parallels and problems that we can relate to in today’s pandemic of 2020/21.


All registrants will receive a Zoom link via email a day prior to the start of the program. Click on the link included in that email to view the program live on Mar 23rd at 6:00PM.

Registration is required. First come, first serve. A system capacity limit may be necessary.


Member - Free

Non-Member - $5

**There is a $2 convenience fee for credit/debit card purchases.


Christina Richter is a local historian, author and presenter. A 2019 Sacramento Historical Society Enlightenment Award recipient, she is the immediate past president of the Roseville Historical Society, a Placer County Historical Advisory Board member, and is the Region 8 Vice President for the Conference of California Historical Societies. She also serves as docent for the Placer County Courthouse Museum and is a Sacramento Historical Society board member. She can be reached at christina@crfamilystory.com.

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