Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
May 6, 1915: An F2 tornado moved 11 miles from 8 miles west of Clarksdale, MS to near Jonestown. There were six fatalities, three of which occurred on two plantations. A total of four plantations were heavily damaged in the northern part of Coahoma County.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
George Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky. He is an actor and filmmaker who emerged in the 1990s as a popular leading man, known for his good looks and versatility, and who later became a respected director and screenwriter. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1995: Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV. Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1965: In their Clearwater, Florida hotel room, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards worked out the opening guitar riff of ’(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’ following Richard’s purchase of a Gibson fuzz-box earlier that day. The song is considered to be one of the all-time greatest rock songs ever recorded. In 2004 Rolling Stone magazine placed ‘Satisfaction’ in the second spot on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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