A handful of tornadoes occurred across parts of the Deep South on September 23, 1985. We look in this summary at an F2 that skipped about 22 miles through Conecuh County, AL. At least three homes were demolished, four people were injured. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
September 23, 1926: An F2 tornado skipped its ways 17 miles across parts of Columbiana County, OH. Near Summitville, a rural properties in four townships accrued $30,000 in damages. The funnel was described as having “a wall of boiling, grayish water.” A two-year-old boy was killed and three others injured near Glasgow.
On September 23, 2019, an EF1 tornado tracked for 1.7 miles through the northwestern part of Wilcox, AZ. A family of five were injured when their trailer was blown off its foundation. For more information check out the summary from NWS Tucson.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
September 23, 1975: Hurricane Eloise made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a Category 3 hurricane with 125 mph winds. After landfall, significant flooding occurred inland as far north as the Northeast. 80 people were killed. Source.
In 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered US troops to support integration of nine black students at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. Check out more historical events at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1930, American pianist, singer, composer, and bandleader Ray Charles, was born in Albany, GA. He died in 2004. Source: Britannica.
On this day in 2004, A bodyguard for rapper Lil’ Kim was sentenced to 12 years in prison after admitting firing at least 20 times in a shoot-out with a rival gang. The judge sentencing Suif Jackson, said society needed protection from a gun-toting man with five convictions. The shooting took place when the entourages of Lil’ Kim and Capone-N-Noreaga crossed at a New York radio station. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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