Per the SPC Tornado Database, 22 tornadoes were confirmed on June 25, 2010. The strongest was rated EF4. It traveled almost 14 miles for 30-40 minutes through parts of Lyon and Osceola Counties in Iowa. 13 people were injured. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
June 25, 1902: An F2 tornado across portions of Garrard and Madison Counties in Kentucky. An elderly man and a child were killed in a house 2 miles west of Berea. Two others died near Cartersville. At least 15 homes were destroyed.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 2021: WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus confirms the COVID-19 Delta variant is the most transmissible to date, now present in 85 countries and spreading rapidly. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
George Orwell was born June 25, 1903, in Motihari, Bengal, India. He was a novelist, essayist, and critic famous for his novels Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-four (1949), the latter a profound anti-utopian novel that examines the dangers of totalitarian rule. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1949: “Long-Haired Hare”, animated short starring Bugs Bunny, is released in theaters. Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1984: Prince released his sixth studio album Purple Rain the first to feature his band the Revolution, and the soundtrack to the 1984 film of the same name. The first two singles from the album, ‘When Doves Cry’ and ‘Let’s Go Crazy’, topped the US singles charts, and were hits around the world, while the title track went to No.2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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