On This Day: June 7

Tornado Talk Summary

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

SIGTOR Spotlight

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.

Twister From The 2000s

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.

Swath of leveled forest, photo via NWS Milwaukee.

Weather Rewind

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. 

A home that was destroyed, near Vienna, OH. Photo via Viennapedia.

Pieces of the Past

A Look Back Through The Ages!  On This Day In History! 

Sources:  onthisday.com, thisdayinmusic.com & Britannica

Historical Event

On this day in 1929: Vatican City becomes a sovereign state. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com

Famous Birthday

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

Music Trivia

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

Photo of the Day

On this day in 1975: Sony launches Betamax, the first videocassette recorder format. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

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