Manhattan, KS EF4 Tornado – June 11, 2008! 8.64 mile path. Fifteen well built homes were completely destroyed. Approx. $37 million dollars in damage was done at the Kansas State University Campus. 0 injuries/fatalities. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
June 11, 1922: An F2 tornado moved aross the SE shore of Buckeye Lake in Ohio. 40 cottages were destoryed. Two people were killed at a party in this area. “One person drowned under the wreckage of a bathhouse that was thrown in the lake.”
On this day in 2004, an F3 tornado tracked 12 miles from near Riceville, IA to near LeRoy, MN. The twister damaged or destroyed several homes and scoured the ground and crops. Source.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 1842: a late-season snowstorm affected New England. Up to 12″ of snow fell at Irasburg, VT. Source.
A Look Back Through The Ages! On This Day In History!
On this day in 1987: Margaret Thatcher is 1st British Prime Minister in 160 years to win a third consecutive term. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
Mehmet Oz was born June 11, 1960, in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a surgeon, educator, author, and television personality who co-wrote the popular YOU series of health books and hosted The Dr. Oz Show (2009–22). Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1928:Alfred Hitchcock’s film, “Case Of Jonathan Drew,” (or “The Lodger”) is released. Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 2011: Pink Floyd’s 1973 album The Dark Side Of The Moon, re-entered the Billboard Album chart at No. 47, and reached the milestone of 1,000 weeks on Billboard’s charts. The album which was released in 1973 has done consistently well reaching No.1 on more than one occasion. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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