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August 28, 1884

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1884 the 1st known photograph of a tornado was made near Howard, South Dakota. This was at the same time and area that semi-famous balloonist Dorian Francis Gale disappeared while testing his new high altitude balloon and wasn’t heard from again until he was discovered confused and hallucinating in … Continue reading

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