The Widespread November 21-23, 1992 Tornado Outbreak: One of the largest fall tornado outbreaks in the US occurred from November 21 through November 23 in 1992. Per the NOAA National Disaster Survey Report, “a total of 94 tornado tracks were identified during this widespread episode which was usually intense for November.” There was a total of 6 tornadoes rated F4 and 15 rated F3. Over 600 injuries reported and twenty-six fatalities. Read the overview summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
November 21, 1934: A possible F2 tornado moved east from 5 miles west of McGehee, AR to the edge of town. Several barns and tenant homes were destroyed. Two children were killed. One was in a tenant home and the other “in a tent that travelers had put up for the night.”
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On this day in 1973, US President Richard Nixon’s attorney, J Fred Buzhardt, reveals presence of 18½ minute gap in a White House tape recording related to Watergate. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1694, Voltaire, one of the greatest of all French writers, was born in Paris, France. He died in 1778. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1931, Horror film “Frankenstein” is released, starring Boris Karloff as the monster, directed by James Whale and based on Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus”! Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1970, Two months after his death Jimi Hendrix was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Voodoo Child (Slight Return)’ the closing track on Electric Ladyland, the third and final album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience. This was the guitarist’s only UK No.1 single. Hendrix’s solo on the track was named the 11th greatest solo of all-time in Guitar World’s 100 Greatest Guitar Solos. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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