On October 26, 1941, a devastating F4 tornado struck Hamburg, AR. Per Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes, the path length was 10 miles. 75 people were injured and there were 15 fatalities. Over 50 homes were destroyed, with several of the leveled houses “the best in town.” Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
October 26, 1921: A possible F2 tornado moved less than a mile in the southeastern part of Sacramento, CA. A few cars were rolled 100 yards and there was damage to approximately 35 homes. Five people were injured.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On this day in 1947, Hillary Clinton, American lawyer and politician who served as a U.S. senator (2001–09) and secretary of state (2009–13), was born in Chicago, Illinois. Source: Britannica.
On this day in 1958, Bill Haley and his Comets played the first rock ‘n’ roll concert in Germany. Over 7,000 rock ‘n’ roll fans turned the show into a riot. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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