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!
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.
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.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
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!
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!
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