Glassport, PA F3 Tornado – August 3, 1963! Complex event! A roller skating rink collapsed. 2 killed in a 3-story demolished home. Heavy damage to the Allegheny Co. Airport. Clubhouse at Butler’s Golf Course destroyed. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
August 3, 1885: An F2 tornado moved 8 miles from south Philadelphia, PA to Camden, NJ. “A child and a railroad worker were killed at the south edge of Philadelphia, three people died at Camden, and one person drowned when the tornado struck and tore apart the steamer “Major Reybold” in the Delaware River.” 58 injuries were documented.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 1972: US Senate ratifies the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with the Soviet Union to limit the use of missile systems capable of defending against missile-delivered nuclear weapons. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
Martha Stewart was born on August 3, 1941, in Jersey City, New Jersey. She is an entrepreneur and domestic lifestyle innovator who built a catering business into an international media and home-furnishing corporation, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Source: Britannica.
On this day in 2008: Kid Rock was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘All Summer Long’. The song is based on Warren Zevon’s ‘Werewolves of London’ and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Sweet Home Alabama’. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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