Cincinnati, OH F3 Tornado – August 9, 1969! 22.2 mile path. Within the tornado’s path, close to 2500 homes had some sort of damage. 27 of those homes were demolished. 247 injuries were recorded and 4 fatalities. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
August 9, 1878: What was called “the breath of the Death Angel” occurred on this day in New Haven County, CT. This estimated F4 tornado destroyed portions of Wallingford. A total of 34 people were killed and at least 70 were injured.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 1974: Richard Nixon resigns as President of the United States and Vice President Gerald Ford swears the oath of office to take his place as the 38th US President. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
Gillian Anderson was born August 9, 1968, in Chicago, Illinois. She is an actress and writer best known for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on the television series The X-Files (1993–2002, 2016, and 2018). Source: Britannica.
On this day in 1980: ABBA scored their eighth UK No.1 single with ‘The Winner Takes It All’. Taken from their ‘Super Trouper’ album. By this time, both couples were divorced. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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