East Lansing-Gregory, MI F2 Tornado – August 14, 1988! 26.6 mile path. A warehouse was unroofed and a wall blown from the Amtrak station. A man was killed when a tree fell on a camper 2 miles north of Stockbridge. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
August 14, 1898: An F4 tornado moved 20 miles through parts of Deuel County, SD. Grazulis documents eight fatalities, this includes five members of one family killed at their farm.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
Halle Berry was born on August 14, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio. She is a film actress, the first African American to win the Academy Award for best actress. She received the honour for her nuanced portrayal of Leticia Musgrove, a down-on-her-luck character in Monster’s Ball (2001). Source: Britannica.
On this day in 1995: Foo Fighters made their network television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman when they performed their new single ‘This Is A Call’. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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