On This Day: November 25

Tornado Talk Summary

There was one tornado on November 25, 1986. It was an F3 that had a long path of 44 miles through parts of Coffee, Dale and Barbour Counties in Alabama. Four people were injured. Read the full summary here

SIGTOR Spotlight

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

November 25, 1883: A possible F3 tornado moved five miles through portions of Crawford County, WI. Near Bridgeport, a woman was killed in her leveled farm house. 

Twister From The 2000s

On November 25, 2001, an F1 tornado touched down in Fort Rucker, AL, and moved into the town of Daleville. 25 people were injured as the tornado ripped apart grocery stores, restaurants, and hotels. Source

Weather Rewind

There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes? 

On This Day in OTHER weather history!

November 25, 1950: The Great Appalachian Storm peaked on this day. The storm brought a wide range of weather to the Appalachians and North East. Blizzard conditions battered Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, with up to 62″ of snow! Wind gusts over 160 mph were recorded at Mount Washington, NH. Storm surge inundated LaGuardia Airport in New York City. Source

The aftermath of the blizzard in Cleveland, Ohio. Photo via the NCDC.

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 1839, a Cyclone slams into southeastern India with high winds and a 40 foot storm surge, destroying the city of Coringa. Storm waves sweep inland, destroying 20,000 ships and killing an estimated 300,000 people. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com

Famous Birthday

On this day in 1914, Joe DiMaggio, American professional baseball player who was an outstanding hitter and fielder and one of the best all-around players in the history of the game, was born in Martinez, California. He died in 1999. Source:  Britannica.

Film & TV

On this day in 2013, Disney released “Frozen: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media 2015, 2014 Billboard Album of the Year)! So have had “Let It Go” stuck in our heads for almost 10 years! Get more daily history at onthisday.com

Music Trivia

On this day in 1996, A statue in Montreux, Switzerland by sculptor Irena Sedlecka was erected as a tribute to Freddie Mercury. Standing almost 10 feet (3 metres) high overlooking Lake Geneva it was unveiled by Freddie’s father and Montserrat Caballé, with bandmates Brian May and Roger Taylor also in attendance. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com

Photo of the Day

November 25, 1984: Thirty-six top musicians gather in a Notting Hill studio and record Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" in order to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

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