December 11

On This Day: December 11! An F2 kills two near Texarkana, AR in 1931, NOAA-1, the first polar-orbiting weather satellite is launched, and soul singer Sam Cooke is shot and killed! Get your daily dose of history!

December 9

On This Day: December 9! An F4 near Renick, MO in 1879, Tropical Storm Peter churns in the eastern Atlantic in 2003 & Pan Am Flight 214 is struck by lightning, all aboard are killed! Get your daily dose of history!

December 6

On This Day: December 6! One of the strongest tornadoes to hit SE Louisiana occurred in 1983, Cyclone Ambali churns in the western Indian Ocean and the presence of water on Mars is revealed! Get your daily dose of history!

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