Today is the 120th anniversary of one of the worst natural disasters in American history.
On May 31, 1889, the South Fork Dam gave way sending a 40-foot high wall of water roaring down the Conemaugh Valley.Â The flood crashed into the city of Johnstown in the late afternoon.
More than 22-hundred people lost [...]
Did you know that today, February 5th, is National Weatherperson’s Day?Â It’s true.
According to the National Weather Association…
Thursday, February 5, 2009 is National Weatherperson’s Day, commemorating the birth of John Jeffries in 1744. Jeffries, one of America’s first weather observers, began taking daily weather observations in Boston in 1774 and he took [...]
Today’s date is November 11th.Â Â You may be saying ‘yeah, so what?’Â Well, this day is a pretty big one in the record books across parts of the country, especially back in 1911.
While poking around online, I saw that someone mentioned that a lot of things happened on this day in history, [...]