11 tornadoes struck parts of south-central and southeast Texas on January 14, 1991. The strongest was an F2 that hit in Bastrop County. Three homes were damaged and young calves were killed in a pasture. This summary focuses on an F1 tornado in Colorado County. Even though the tornado was “weaker”, it still caused great damage and there was a fatality. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
January 14, 1932: East of Eaton, TN, a possible F4 tornado swept away nine “substantial homes.” 10 of 13 members of one family were killed.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On this day in 1943, World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt travels from Miami to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill, becoming the first American president to travel overseas by airplane. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 2003, Linda Gail Lewis the sister of Jerry Lee Lewis, dropped a claim of sex discrimination against Van Morrison. Lewis had claimed that Morrison had ‘publicly humiliated’ her on stage and had tried to ruin her life by asking her for sex. She withdrew her claim after discussions with her lawyer. Morrison denied all the allegations. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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