The SPC Database lists 9 tornadoes on March 16, 1965 including a long-track F4. This tornado is listed with a path of 82.7 miles through parts of Grant, Kay Counties in Oklahoma and Sumner, Cowley Counties in Kansas. After digging into the Storm Data entry and Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis, it would appear this was more than likely not a single path. Read the full summary here.
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
March 16, 1894: A possible F3 tornado moved 10 miles SE of Santa Anna, TX. “The funnel was reportedly up to a half mile wide. Four of five children in the Watson family were killed. The father died later from injuries.”
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
Josef Mengele was born on March 16, 1911, in Germany. He was a Nazi doctor at Auschwitz extermination camp (1943–45) who selected prisoners for execution in the gas chambers and conducted medical experiments on inmates in pseudoscientific racial studies. He died in 1979. Source: Britannica.
On this day 1972, John Lennon lodged an appeal with the US immigration office in New York, after he was served with deportation orders arising from his 1968 cannabis possession conviction. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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