Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
November 20, 1900: What may have been a family of tornadoes that covered 90 miles moved from Coahoma County, MS to Fayette County, TN. 30 people were killed along the path. In Tunica County, several plantations were devastated at Lula and south of Dundee. 15 people were killed in these area. “Bodies were reportedly carried for a half mile.” Rating given: F4.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On this day in 1911, The funeral of Paul and Laura Lafargue (daughter of Karl Marx) in Paris is attended by Lenin; the two socialists died in a suicide pact in the belief that their political usefulness was at an end. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1955, The song that changed popular music history ‘Rock Around the Clock’ by Bill Haley & His Comets went to No.1 on the UK singles chart. The song was used under the opening credits of the film Blackboard Jungle. The song entered the charts a further six times until 1974. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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