In the Storm Prediction Center Database, there are ten tornadoes listed for June 7, 1965. 9 of those were in South Dakota. 4 occurred in parts of Turner County. 3 were rated F2 and 1 was rated F4. This summary explores the details of the F4. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
June 7, 1936: An F3 tornado had a path length of less than one mile in Nez Perce County, ID. A couple were killed north of Ruebens. A barn and house were leveled. Water was removed from a small pond.
On this day in 2007, an EF3 tornado tracked for 40 miles through parts of Shawano, Menominee, Langlade, and Oconto Counties in Wisiscon. It was up to 1320 yards (3/4th of a mile) wide and leveled over 14,000 acres of forest. The Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort at White Lake was destroyed. Source.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 1947, an F4 tornado tracked for 40 miles from near Warren, OH, through Sharon, PA lifting near Mercer, PA. This tornado had an almost identical track to the infamous May 31, 1985, Niles OH to Wheatland, PA F5. Six people were killed, and 340 were injured as numerous homes and factories were leveled. Source: Significant Tornadoes 1880-1989.
Prince was born June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was a singer, guitarist, songwriter, producer, dancer, and performer on keyboards, drums, and bass who was among the most talented American musicians of his generation. He died in 2016. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1965: Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995. Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1964: During their first ever US tour The Rolling Stones were booed off stage at a gig in San Antonio, Texas. Some performing Monkeys who had been the act on before the Stones were brought back on stage for another performance. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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