The Widespread Outbreak of November 21-23, 1992 was still ongoing during the early AM of Monday, November 23. There were two F3 tornadoes reported in NC during this time. This summary looks at one of those that rolled through parts of Orange County. There were two people killed, including a 2-year-old and ten were injured. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
November 23, 1908: A possible F2 moved 8 miles through Polk County, AR. Near Mena, two homes were destroyed. Two were killed and three more injured.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On this day in 1921, US President Warren G. Harding signs Willis Campell Act (anti-beer bill) forbidding doctors prescribing beer or liquor for medicinal purposes. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1859/1860, Billy the Kid, one of the most notorious gunfighters of the American West, was born in New York, New York. He died in 1881. Source: Britannica.
On this day in 1956, Sheet metal worker Louis Balint was arrested after punching Elvis Presley at a Hotel in Toledo. Balint claimed that his wife’s love for Elvis had caused his marriage to break up. He was fined $19.60 but ended up being jailed because he was unable to pay the fine. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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