On this day in 1964, an F1 tornado tracked for nearly 60 miles through Gloucester, Camden, Burlington, and Ocean Counties in NJ. A trailer park near Mount Holly was torn apart, and five people were injured. Read the full summary here.
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
March 10, 1876: A possible F3 tornado moved through Hazel Green, WI. It was described as “a solid mass of heavy rubbish.” Grazulis states that parts of a church steeple were carried more than three miles. Reports of people “crushed beyond recognition” in their houses. “Two children were carried 400 yards and set down, badly bruised by alive.” A total of nine people were killed and 50 injured.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On this day in 241 BC: First Punic War: Battle of the Aegates Islands – The Romans sink the Carthaginian fleet bringing the First Punic War to an end. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
Carrie Underwood was born March 10, 1983, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S. She is a country music performer who got her start after winning American Idol. Source: Britannica.
On this day in 1996, Alanis Morissette won Best Album for Jagged Little Pill, Best Female singer, Best Rock Album, Best songwriter and best single at the 25th Juno Awards held in Hamilton, Canada. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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