On this day in 1982, an F3 tornado tracked for 70 miles from near Girard, KS to Osceola, MO. Several homes on the south side of Arma were moved off their foundation. At Mulberry, 50 homes were destroyed, another 90 were damaged. Read the full summary here.
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
March 15, 1938: An F4 tornado moved 12 miles through St. Clair County, IL. It moved due north from 5 miles SSW of Belleville to the western part of O’Fallon. Sixty homes were demolished along an 18-block section of Belleville. Eight people were killed here and 52 injured. Two others were killed near O’Fallon. Grazulis denoted that a piece of plate glass from a gas station was carried north for 25 miles.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born March 15, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York— associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 to 2020. She was the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court. She died in 2020. Source: Britannica.
The Spice Girls went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Mama’, making them the first act ever to have their first four singles reach No.1 on the UK chart. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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