On This Day: August 7

Tornado Talk Summary

Tyler, ND-Doran, MN EF4 Tornado – August 7, 2010! 5 mile path. Total of 14 farm buildings destroyed. A sugar beet field was heavily scoured, with sugar beets pulled out of the ground. A pickup truck was tossed into that field. Read the full summary here

Photo of the Tornado. (NWS Grand Forks)

SIGTOR Spotlight

Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!

August 7, 1924: An estimated F4 tornado moved SE from south of Osseo, WI to Black River Falls. “One person was killed as a home was leveled and a boy was killed running to the storm cellar near the start of the path.” Two others were killed in swept away farm homes. 20 were injured.

Twister From The 2000s

On this day in 2021, an EF3 tornado struck near Boscobel, WI. Several homes were ripped apart. Source. 

A house that was ripped apart. Photo via NWS La Crosse.

Weather Rewind

Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day

On this day in 2020, an EF3 tornado struck near Scarth, Manitoba. Two people were killed, and one other was injured as two vehicles were destroyed. Source

Photo of the tornado via the Northern Tornado Project.

Pieces of the Past

A Look Back Through The Ages!  On This Day In History! 

Sources:  onthisday.com, thisdayinmusic.com & Britannica

Historical Event

On this day in 1999: US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia beginning Operation Desert Shield. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com

Famous Birthday

David Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960, in New York, New York. He is an actor best known for playing the role of Fox (“Spooky”) Mulder on the television series The X-Files (1993–2002, 2016, and 2018). Source:  Britannica

Film & TV

On this day in 2018: China bans release of Winnie the Pooh movie “Christopher Robin”, after character used to mock Chinese President Xi Jinping. Get more daily history at onthisday.com

Music Trivia

On this day in 2014: Ed Sheeran was at No.1 on the UK album chart with his second studio album X. The album has been certified 10x platinum in the UK with sales of over 3 million copies, making it the third best-selling album of the 2010s and one of the best selling albums in the history of the UK. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com

Photo of the Day

On this day in 1944: IBM dedicates the first program-controlled calculator, the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (known best as the Harvard Mark I). Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

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