1. December 3, 1984 - In the early morning hours, one of the worst industrial disasters in history began when American-owned Union Carbide’s pesticide plant located near the densely populated city of Bhopal in central India leaked a highly toxic cloud of methyl isocyanate into the a
  2. This Happened—December 3: India's Bhopal Disaster

    Updated Dec. 3, 2023 at 3:10 p.m. Considered the world’s worst industrial incident in modern times, the Bhopal gas tragedy was a chemical accident at a pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India . Get This Happened straight to your inbox ✉️ each day! Sign up here . What caused t