Calamity may refer to:
- A disaster, a terrible event
- Al-Qaria (English: The Calamity), the 101st sura of the Qur'an
- Calamity Jane, a nineteenth century American frontierwoman
- Calamity Jane (1953 film), a 1953 film based on the person
- Calamity James, a British comic book character
- Calamity King, a fictional character from D.C. comics
- Calamity (board game), a board game released by Games Workshop in 1983
- GAT-X131 Calamity Gundam, a fictional weapon from the Gundam series
- The Irish Potato Famine (1845-1849), also known as "The Great Calamity"
- Calamity Coyote from Tiny Toon Adventures
- The Calamity from the Skies, or Jenova, an antagonist from Final Fantasy VII.
- The event that is the central plot point for the 2011 video game Bastion.
Other articles related to "calamity":
... Little Miss Calamity Portrayed by Prudence Alcott (U.S.) Aline Mowat (UK) Little Miss Calamity is a Little Miss character created exclusively for the first series of The Mr ... Little Miss Calamity is almost always in trouble ... Her catchphrase is "What a calamity!" ...
... A Successful Calamity is a 1932 American comedy film directed by John G ... Based on the play A Successful Calamity by Clare Kummer, the film is about an elderly millionaire who must deal with his selfish young second wife and a pair of spoiled grown children ...
... Calamity Coyote (voiced by Frank Welker) is a young, gray male coyote with pink high tops ... Calamity never speaks, instead communicating through noises and through signs which he pulls out from behind his back ... Calamity is also shown to be scientifically proficient, constructing random devices for the other characters ...
Famous quotes containing the word calamity:
“There is no calamity which right words will not begin to redress.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“A great calamity ... is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened.”
—Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (18091894)
“Necessity may well be called the mother of inventionbut calamity is the test of integrity.”
—Samuel Richardson (16891761)