On This Day: November 14

Tornado Talk Summary

Five tornadoes were confirmed on November 14, 2007. The strongest was an EF2. It had a short path of two miles through parts of Marion County, TN. Read the full summary here

SIGTOR Spotlight

Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!

November 14, 1947: An estimated F2 tornado hit 15 miles north of Liberty, TX. “One home was seen being carried intact, 100 yards, before being blown apart.” There was a total of three injuries along the six mile path. 

Twister From The 2000s

On November 14, 2011, an EF2 tornado formed over Lake Erie, moved onshore and tracked for about four miles into the town of Fredonia, NY. Numerous trees were toppled trees, and a few homes sustained minor damage. One barn was leveled. Source

Weather Rewind

There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes? 

On This Day in OTHER weather history!

November 14, 2008: The Sayre Fire burned over 11,000 acres near Sylmar, CA. It was fueled by wind gusts in excess of 60 mph, and nearly 500 homes were burned. Source

Pieces of the Past

A Look Back Through The Ages!  On This Day In History! 

Sources:  onthisday.com, thisdayinmusic.com & Britannica

Historical Event

On this day in 2002, The United States House of Representatives votes not to create an independent commission to investigate the September 11 attacks. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com

Famous Birthday

On this day in 1922, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian scholar and statesman, secretary-general of the United Nations (UN) from January 1, 1992 to December 31, 1996, was born in Cairo, Egypt. He died in 2016. Source:  Britannica

Film & TV

On this day in 2016, “Moana” animated Disney film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker with voices by Auli’i Cravalho and The Rock premieres in Los Angeles! Get more daily history at onthisday.com

Music Trivia

On this day in 1991, Over 1,000 New Kids On The Block fans were given medical treatment after a minor riot during a concert in Berlin, Germany. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com

Photo of the Day

November 14, 2001: A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes a remote part of the Tibetan plateau. It has the longest known surface rupture recorded on land (~400 km) and is the best documented example of a supershear earthquake. Image via NASA.

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