A quick-hitting F2 is the subject of this summary. It hit the Loyd Star Community in Lincoln County, MS. There were 2 injuries. Mr. and Mrs. Wadell Britt were injured when the tornado hit their house trailer. The Loyd Star school was damaged. The roof of the gym, shop and other parts of the school were ripped off by the tornado winds. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
There are no pre-1950 tornadoes listed for October 27.
On October 27, 2003: An F0 tornado touched down briefly in a wooded area near the Holly Bowl bowling alley in Hainesport Township in New Jersey and then tracked east for 0.50 miles. A 77-year-old woman was struck by a flying tree branch and killed as she was entering her car in the parking lot at the bowling alley. This was the first killer tornado in New Jersey since August 25, 1941. Source.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On this day in 1962: Black Saturday during the Cuban Missile Crisis: An American spy plane is shot down over Cuba and the navy drops warning depth charges on Soviet submarines. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1858, Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States (1901–09) and a writer, naturalist, and soldier, was born in New York, New York. He died in 1919. Source: Britannica.
On this day in 1979, During a US tour Elton John collapsed on stage at Hollywood’s Universal Amphitheatre suffering from exhaustion. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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