Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
February 11, 1894: An F2 tornado moved three miles just north of Beauregard, MS, striking Newtown. Four homes were destroyed and five people were injured.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
February 11, 1983: A major snowstorm hit the northeast, bringing up to 35″ of snow in some places. 44 people were killed; 33 of them were on a ship that sank at the height of the storm off of the Del-Mar-Va Coast. Source.
On this day in 2011, Egyptian Revolution culminates in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests (Arab Spring) More Historical Events. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1969, Jennifer Aniston, American actress who achieved stardom on the popular television sitcom Friends (1994–2004) and launched a successful film career, was born in Sherman Oaks, California. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1958, BBC pioneering series “Your Life in Their Hands” first broadcast presented by Dr. Charles Fletcher, 1st major TV series to deal with medicine! Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 2012, Whitney Houston was found dead in suite 434 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, submerged in the bathtub. Beverly Hills paramedics arrived at approximately 3:30 p.m. and found the singer unresponsive and performed CPR. Houston was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m. Local police said there were “no obvious signs of criminal intent.” It was later ruled by the coroner to have been an “accidental drowning”. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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