Pleasanton, NE F4 Tornado – June 6, 1956! Only a 2 mile path. 2 injuries. Caused significant damage to a few farms, a house and 5 other buildings. A pilot was caught up in the storm and safely landed at the North Platte airport. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
June 6, 1917: Seven people were killed by an estimated F2 tornado that moved from two miles north of Greenville, KY to near Powderly and to the SE of Rochester. A number of homes that were poorly constructed were swept away. One man was running from a house to a barn and was killed.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 1987: Whitney Houston had her second UK No.1 single with ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)’. It reached No.1 in over a dozen other countries and won a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1988. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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