On This Day: November 3

Tornado Talk Summary

16 tornadoes were confirmed on November 3, 1992. All but one were in the state of Louisiana. The strongest for the day is the topic of this summary. It was an F3 that traveled seven miles through parts of Bienville Parish. The town of Arcadia, population 3400 at the time, was the hardest hit. Read the full summary here

SIGTOR Spotlight

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

Thomas Grazulis has no listing for a tornado before 1950 on this day

Twister From The 2000s

On November 3, 2000, an F1 landspout tracked for 2.3 miles near Diboll, TX. An 18 wheeler was blown over, and several trees were knocked down. Source

Weather Rewind

There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes? 

On This Day in OTHER weather history!

November 3, 1966: An early season snowfall began on the 2nd and persisted through the 3rd. Several inches of snow fell from Alabama north to Michigan. Source

Snowfall map via the Midwestern Regional Climate Center.

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 1908, William Howard Taft (R) was elected 27th U.S. President over William Jennings Bryan (D). Check out more historical events at onthisday.com

Famous Birthday

On this day in 1933, Michael Dukakis, American politician and lawyer, who was the Democratic Party’s nominee for president in 1988, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. Source:  Britannica

Film & TV

On this day in 1988, talk-show host Geraldo Rivera’s nose was broken as Roy Innis brawls with skinheads at TV taping! Get more daily history at onthisday.com

Music Trivia

On this day in 1991, A free concert was held in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco to honor the memory of promoter Bill Graham, who was killed in a helicopter crash the week before. Crosby, Stills Nash & Young, Grateful Dead, Journey and Joan Baez were the featured acts. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com

Photo of the Day

November 3, 2014: One World Trade Center officially opens. It is the replacement for the World Trade Center Twin Towers, in New York City, after the towers were each destroyed by airplanes during the September 11 attacks. Image from Pedro Szekely of Los Angeles, USA via Wikimedia Commons.

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