Ancient Time Technology
The strongest geomagnetic storm ever to hit the Earth was on September 1 and 2, 1859
Greatest Communication System
The greatest communication system for humans was the telegraph and the entire world relied upon it for receiving information quickly.
Not Just Limited To That
However, as the geomagnetic storm struck our planet, the entire global telegraph network failed.
Telegraph Operators Reported
Receiving electric shocks upon touching the instruments, telegraph paper spontaneously caught fire
some equipment started working without being connected to any power source
he event is now known as the Carrington Event and is the worst recorded instance of a solar storm hitting Earth that was recorded by humans.