On This Day: July 25

Tornado Talk Summary

Granite Falls, MN F4 Tornado – July 25, 2000! 9 mile path. 1 killed, 15 injured. Per Storm Data: Classified as a minimal F4 , based on the twisted wreckage of an overturned railroad car near intersection of 9th Ave & 14th St in Granite Falls. Read the full summary here

SIGTOR Spotlight

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

July 25, 1875: Grazulis documents two tornadoes in Indiana on this day. Both were given an F3 rating. One was in Fountain County near Harveysburg. Three women were killed in one home. The other moved in Hendricks County SW of Fayette. A home at the beginning of the path was destroyed. One person was killed by this tornado.

Twister From The 2000s

 On this day in 2001 an F2 tornado hit a farmstead near Glova, ND. Windows and siding were damaged. Source. 

Weather Rewind

Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day

On this day in 1985, Hurricane Bob spawned a very brief (0.10-mile path) but intense F3 tornado along the border of Albemarle/Greene County, VA. A grocery store was unroofed, and two homes were destroyed.   Source

Images via July 1985 Storm Data Publication.

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 1997: Scientists announce the first human stem cells to be cultured in a laboratory using tissue taken from aborted human embryos. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com

Famous Birthday

Walter Brennan was born July 25, 1894, in Lynn, Massachusetts. He was a character actor, best known for his portrayals of western sidekicks and lovable or irascible old codgers. He was the only performer to win three Academy Awards for best supporting actor. He died in 1974. Source:  Britannica

Film & TV

On this day in 1990: Roseanne Barr sings the National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres MLB game. Get more daily history at onthisday.com

Music Trivia

On this day in 1983: American heavy metal band Metallica released their debut studio album Kill ‘Em All. The release is regarded as a groundbreaking album for thrash metal because of its precise musicianship, which fuses new wave of British heavy metal riffs with hardcore punk tempos. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com

Photo of the Day

On this day in 2000: Concorde Air France Flight 4590 crashes at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, killing 113 people. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

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