A dozen tornadoes occurred across parts of Florida and Georgia on March 7, 2008. This summary looks at an EF2 that moved through parts of Columbia County, FL, and the town of Lake City. A woman was killed when a tree went through her mobile home. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
March 7, 1830: Grazulis documents a tornado that moved through portions of Halifax County, VA. Cabins and barns were demolished south of Meadesville. “Three people were killed by a falling chimney after they had survived the destruction of a home.”
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
Bryan Cranston was born on March 7, 1956, in Los Angeles, CA. He is best known for his intense portrayal of Walter White, a chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin, in the television series Breaking Bad. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1955: Musical “Peter Pan”, starring Mary Martin broadcast live on NBC as part of “Producers’ Showcase” series; attracts a then record 65 million viewers. Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1987: The Beastie Boys became the first rap act to have a No.1 album in the US with their debut album, Licensed To Ill. The album is one of Columbia Records’ fastest-selling debut records to date. The group originally wanted to title the album Don’t Be a Faggot, but Columbia Records refused to release the album under this title – arguing that it was homophobic. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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