Bloomer, WI F4 Tornado – July 30, 1977! 19 mile path. Approximately 50 homes were demolished. 100-150 other homes and businesses sustained damage. 20 people injured. Ted Fujita flew over this path, taking aerial photos. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
July 30, 1897: An estimated F3 tornado moved 3 miles near San Jose, IL. A home was swept away and six members of one family were killed along with a neighbor.
On this day in 2009, an EF2 tornado hit Olive Branch, MS. 7 homes were destroyed, and 130 others were damaged. Source.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 1862, an F4 tornado hit Zerkow, Poland. 1/3 of the town was destroyed. Three people were killed, and two were injured. Source.
A Look Back Through The Ages! On This Day In History!
On this day in 1419: First defenestration of Prague: anti-Catholic Hussites, followers of executed reformer Jan Hus, storm Prague town hall and throw the judge, mayor and several city council members out the windows. They die in the fall or killed by crowd outside.. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
Arnold Schwarzenegger was born July 30, 1947, in Thal, near Graz, Austria. He is a bodybuilder, film actor, and politician who rose to fame through roles in blockbuster action movies and later served as governor of California (2003–11). Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1948: Professional wrestling premieres on prime-time network TV (DuMont). Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1991: A police officer was forced to tear up a traffic ticket given to the limousine that Axl Rose was travelling in after it made an illegal turn. Rose threatened to pull that nights Guns N’ Roses gig if the ticket was issued. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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