An outbreak of 39 tornadoes occurred across parts of nine states on January 10, 1975. The strongest tornado of the day was given a rating of F4. It had a long track through parts of Pike, Lincoln, Lawrence and Simpson Counties in Mississippi. Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes notes that this may have been a family of tornadoes. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
January 10, 1925: Grazulis documents three tornadoes in Alabama on this day. All were given an F2 rating. Two were in Coffee County. The first caused three injuries as barns and two tenant homes were destroyed south of Enterprise. Near West Elba, a home was demolished and there was one injury. The third tornado hit near Shellhorn in Pike County. A small home was destroyed a large house was damaged.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
January 10, 1973: An F5 tornado struck the town of San Justo, Argentina. 63 people were killed, and 350 people were injured as over 500 homes were destroyed. Dr. Fujita called this one of the most intense tornadoes to strike outside of the United States. Source.
On this day in 1945, Rod Stewart, British singer and songwriter whose soulful, raspy voice graced rock and pop hits beginning in the late 1960s, was born in London, England. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1999, “The Sopranos”, starring James Gandolfini as mobster Tony Soprano, debuts on HBO! Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 2003, A haul of 500 Beatles tapes known as the ‘Get Back sessions’ stolen in the 1970s were found after UK police cracked a major bootleg operation in London and Amsterdam. Five men were arrested. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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