Another intriguing tornado event! We look at the history surrounding an official F4 tornado in parts of Anoka County, MN, on July 3, 1983. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
July 3, 1945: Two tornadoes occurred in Beadle County, SD on this day. One, rated F3, destroyed 17 farms NW of Huron. Approximately 500 chickens and 50 head of livestock were killed. The second was given an F2 rating and was related to the F3. It moved SE from 7 miles SE of Huron. A barn was destroyed
On this day in 2003, an F2 tornado tracked for three miles near Tuthill, SD, destroying a garage and a trailer. Source.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 1994, Tropical Storm Alberto made landfall in the Florida Panhandle. It brought heavy rain and devastating flooding to parts of Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. 32 people were killed. Source.
A Look Back Through The Ages! On This Day In History!
On this day in 1884: Dow Jones publishes its 1st stock index, the Dow Jones Transportation Average. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
Tom Cruise was born July 3, 1962, in Syracuse, New York. He is an actor who emerged in the 1980s as one of Hollywood’s most popular leading men, known for his clean-cut good looks and versatility. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1985: “Back to the Future” directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd is released. Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 2012: Kiss announced that they were set to release a guitar size book containing unseen photographs from their 40-year career. The limited edition called Monster would have a $4,299 price tag and at 3 feet tall, 2.5 feet wide, was reported to be the largest music book ever published. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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