There was one tornado confirmed on Labor Day of 2017 (Sept 4). It traveled almost 17 miles through parts of Crawford and Richland Counties in Ohio. There were several areas that received EF2 damage with estimated max winds of 130 mph. Two were injured. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
September 4, 1941: An estimated F2 tornado moved northeast from NW Minneapolis, diagonally across the city. A man was killed in Hennepin County at Soo Line Railroad repair shops. 200 freight cars were overturned, some full of coal weighing 80,000 pounds. There were 3 other fatalities aloing the 30 mile track.
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
Paul Harvey, American news commentator and radio broadcaster (Rest of the story), was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on this day in 1918. He died in 2009. Source: Britannica.
Film and TV
In 2019, YouTube was fined $170 million for illegally collecting data on children’s viewing habits by US Federal Trade Commission. Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
In 1965, The Who had their van stolen containing over £5000 worth of equipment outside the Battersea Dogs Home. The band were inside the home at the time buying a guard dog. The van was later recovered. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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