Just after midnight on November 30, 2016, an EF3 tornado crossed through parts of Jackson and DeKalb Counties in Alabama. This was one of 39 tornadoes, during a 2-day outbreak. There was significant damage in the towns of Rosalie and Ider. Sadly, four people were killed. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
Grazulis has no entries on this date before 1950.
November 30, 2018: An EF2 tornado tracked for 47 miles across Sequoyah, Cherokee, Adair, and Delaware Counties in eastern Oklahoma. Five people were injured as dozens of homes, cabins, and trailers were ripped apart. Extensive tree damage also occurred along the path. Source.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
November 30, 1784: One of America’s first weather observers, John Jeffries, ascended in a balloon to gather meteorological data. He was the first person to use a balloon for this purpose. Source.
A Look Back Through The Ages! On This Day In History!
On this day in 1487, the first German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot), is promulgated in Munich by Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria stating beer should be brewed from only three ingredients – water, malt and hops. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1835, Mark Twain, American humorist, journalist, lecturer, and novelist who acquired international fame for his travel narratives, was born in Florida, Missouri. He died in 1910. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1993, “Schindler’s List”, American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, and Ralph Fiennes, premieres in Washington, D.C. (Academy Awards Best Picture 1994)! Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1982, Michael Jackson’s Thriller album was released. It spent 190 weeks on the UK album chart became the biggest selling pop album of all time, with sales over 66 million copies. Seven singles were released from the album, including ‘Beat It’, which featured guitarists Eddie Van Halen and Steve Lukather on ‘Billie Jean’. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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