In 1956 - The Andrea Doria sank in dense fog near Nantucket Lightship, Massachusetts. The ship was rammed by the Swedish-American liner, Stockholm, forty-five miles off the coast of Massachusetts. Fifty-two people drowned, or were killed by the impact.
In 1986 - Tremendous hailstones pounded parts of South Dakota damaging crops, buildings and vehicles. Hail piled two feet deep at Black Hawk and northern Rapid City. Hail an inch and a quarter in diameter fell for 85 minutes near Miller and Huron, piling up to depths of two feet.
In 1989 - Early afternoon thunderstorms over west central Missouri drenched the town of Ferguson with four inches of rain.