History Blog

November 25

Happy Birthday RIP Ricardo Montalbán y Merino(1920–2009) Giuseppe “Joe” DiMaggio(1914–1999) ; Benjamin Stein–69 John Larroquette–66 Amy Grant–53 Stacy Lattisaw–47 Jillian Hennessy–45 Christina Applegate–42 Jerry Ferrara–34 ; 1950 – The Great Appalachian Storm otherwise known at the time as the “Storm of the Century”, strikes New England with hurricane force winds resulting in massive forest blow-downs and storm surge damage along the Northeast coast including New York City. This storm also brings blizzard conditions to the Appalachian Mountains and Ohio Valley, becoming one of the worst storms of all time. 353 people die in the event.