Mason City-Hudson, IL F2 Tornado – November 13, 1951: This tornado (later rated F2) skipped its way approximately 50 miles through parts of Mason, Tazewell and McLean Counties in Illinois. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
No tornadoes listed in Significant Tornadoes before 1950 on this date.
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On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On this day in 1850, Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He died in 1894. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1960, a fire in movie theater kills 152 children in Amude, Spain! Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 2004, Rap artist Ol’ Dirty Bastard, (real name Russell Jones), collapsed and died at a Manhattan recording studio in New York aged 35. A spokesman for his record company, said the rapper, had complained of chest pains, was dead by the time paramedics reached him. ODB was a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan in the early 1990s. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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