Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
August 13, 1943: Grazulis documents an estimated F3 tornado in Stark County, OH. It moved near Massillon and across the south part of Canton. 47 buildings were destroyed. “One man was killed under the falling walls of a fright terminal.” There were 34 injuries.
On this day in 2004, Tropical Storm Bonnie spawned an F2 tornado near Rocky Point, NC. Three people were killed, and 29 were injured as 17 homes were destroyed and nearly 60 others were damaged. Source.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 1942: The ‘Manhattan Project’ commences, under the direction of US General Leslie Groves: its aim – to deliver an atomic bomb. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
Alfred Hitchcock was born August 13, 1899, in London, England. He was a motion-picture director whose suspenseful films and television programs won immense popularity and critical acclaim over a long and tremendously productive career. His films are marked by a macabre sense of humour and a somewhat bleak view of the human condition. He died in 1980. Source: Britannica.
On this day in 1994: Woodstock ’94 was held in Saugerties, New York, attended by over 350,000 fans, the festival featured Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Aerosmith and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Tickets cost $135.00, (£89.00). Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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