Five tornadoes were confirmed across parts of the northeast on February 25, 2017. The strongest moved through parts of NE PA. It was given a rating of EF2. There were no fatalities or injuries. Read our full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
February 25, 1929: An F4 tornado moved 12 miles through Bolivar County, MS. It went through the town of Duncan. 20 homes and 13 brick buildings were demolished. 19 people were killed and 42 were injured.
OTD in 2017, an EF1 tornado tracked for nearly 9 miles from near La Plata through Waldorf, MD. Numerous trees were toppled, and several homes and shingle and siding damage. Source.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
February 25, 1991: Black rain fell over Turkey, staining people’s clothes and skin. It was caused by soot from burning oil well fires. Source.
A Look Back Through The Ages! On This Day In History!
On this day in 1862: First Legal Tender Act 1862 is passed by the US Congress, authorizing the United States note (greenback) into circulation, the first fiat paper money that was legal tender in AmericaCheck out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1845: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, a French painter originally associated with the Impressionist movement was born in Limoges, France. He died in 1919. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1950, “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca premieres on NBC. Writers include Mel Brooks, Neil Simon and Woody Allen. Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1956: Elvis Presley had his first national hit when ‘I Forgot To Remember To Forget’ went to No.1 on the Billboard Country & Western chart. The Beatles covered this song once for the BBC radio show, From Us To You, on 1 May 1964, with George Harrison on lead vocals. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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