In this summary, we look at an outbreak of 11 tornadoes that hit parts of Arizona on October 6, 2010. This was the largest number of tornadoes to strike the state in a single day since records began in 1950. This was also the largest single-day tornado outbreak west of the Continental Divide. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
October 6, 1900: An estimated F3 moved four miles across parts of Biwabik, MN. Homes and buildings at a mining camp were destroyed. Six members of one family were killed as their home on the Pike River was swept away. Four others were killed in the NW part of Biwabik.
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On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On this day in 2018, an oil tanker collision with a car leaves at least 50 people dead and one hundred with serious burns near Kisantu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1908, Bette Davis, versatile, volatile American actress, whose raw, unbridled intensity kept her at the top of her profession for 50 years, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts. She died in 1989. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1960, “Spartacus”, directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier, premiered in NYC! Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1991, Michael Jackson gave away the bride at Elizabeth Taylor’s seventh wedding, held at Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. The Groom was construction worker Larry Fortensky, whom Taylor would divorce in 1997. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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