May 8, 1784

On This Date in! in 1784, the only known deaths by hailstones occurred in the US on the outskirts of Winnsborough SC. Thomas William Seabolt and his fiancé and 3rd cousin, Anna Courtney Seabolt, were found dead in a position of coitus interruptus after the storm that brought about the baseball sized hailstones. It was determined that they should have gotten a room instead of picnicking in an isolated field.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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