Worse Power Outages in the World

National Geographic has a nice article with the largest power outages is the world.

Pictures: World’s Worst Power Outages


Northeastern U.S. and Canada, 1965

Photograph by Bob Gomel, Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

A full moon created an eerie skyline silhouette after New York City went dark during the blackout of November 1965. In a world that's increasingly dependent on constant power, massive electrical outages are a common concern and may strike systems across the globe.

Gets you thinking about how the local data centers weathered the outages.