On This Day: January 25

Tornado Talk Summary

This summary looks back at an estimated F2 tornado from January 25, 1933. It moved through parts of Thomas & Brooks Counties in Georgia and caused damage near the town of Barwick. Read the full summary here

SIGTOR Spotlight

Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!

January 25, 1765: Grazulis documents a tornado that struck a plantation near “Whitehall” in North Carolina. “Clothes were found in the tops of trees and the roof of a chicken house was carried two miles.” There was one injury.

Twister From The 2000s

On January 25, 2021, an EF3 tornado tracked for 10 miles across parts of Jefferson County, AL, hitting Fultondale and Centerpoint. Dozens of homes and several businesses were damaged or destroyed. There was one fatality and at least 30 injuries. Source

A home that was leveled. Photo via NWS Birmingham.
A hotel that was ripped apart. Photo via NWS Birmingham.

Weather Rewind

There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes? 

On This Day in OTHER weather history!

January 25, 1949: 4.7″ of snow fell at Las Vegas, NV, bringing the monthly total to 16.7″. This remains the snowiest month on record for the city. Source

Pieces of the Past

A Look Back Through The Ages!  On This Day In History! 

Sources:  onthisday.com, thisdayinmusic.com & Britannica

Historical Event

On this day in 1924, 1st Winter Olympic Games open in Chamonix, France Check out more historical events at onthisday.com

Famous Birthday

On this day in 1981, Alicia Keys, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress, who achieved enormous success in the early 2000s with her blend of R&B and soul music, was born in New York, New York. Source:  Britannica

Film & TV

On this day in 1961, Walt Disney’s animated film “101 Dalmatians”, based on the novel by Dodie Smith and directed by Clyde Geronimi and Hamilton Luske is released in the US! Get more daily history at onthisday.com

Music Trivia

On this day in 1975, The last Sunbury Rock Festival in Victoria Australia was held. The promoters who had made heavy losses only paid Deep Purple. AC/DC were scheduled to play after Deep Purple but a fight started on stage between road crews after Purple’s set when they began packing up the lights and PA and denied AC/DC use of them, who then left the festival site without playing at all.  Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com

Photo of the Day

January 25, 1915: Alexander Graham Bell inaugurates U.S. transcontinental telephone service, speaking from New York to Thomas Watson in San Francisco. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

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