1946 A 7.8 magnitude earthquake near the Aleutian Islands creates a tsunami in Hawaii that kills 159 people, most of them from Hilo on the Big Island.
1931 An earthquake destroys Managua, Nicaragua, killing 2,000 people.
1997 April Fool’s Day Blizzard
1985 Barrie, Ontario Tornado 8 dead
You wouldn’t go on a trip and not take toys for the kids would you? The dogs are like kids, take their favorite toy or toys with them.
Don’t forget, no chocolate for dogs. Watch where the kids lay down the Easter candy. The dog will pick it up and eat it whether its good for them or not.
Keep a checklist of what you keep in your pet “go bag” and update it with every use. Keep the checklist in the bag or better yet in your pets notebook so you can periodically make sure the bag is up to date and ready to go.
Robert Bunsen was born on this day in 1811, a German chemist he investigated emission spectra of heated elements. He discovered cesium and rubidium. He developed the Bunsen burner which are still used in laboratories today. He died in 1899 at the age of 88.
Also born on this day was Bernhard Schmidt, he invented the Schmidt telescope to correct distortion when trying to enlarge something while keeping the field enlarged at the same time, he died in 1955 at age 76.
Maimoides was born in 1135. He was the physician to Saladin, wrote a book called Guide for the perplexed, he died in 1204 at age 69.
1823 Great Northeast storm, hurricane force winds raged from Pennsylvania to Maine with heavy snow inland.
1899 The mining town of Ruby, CO was buried under 141 inches of snow when the storm came to an end.
1987 A snow storm struck the Ohio Valley and Lower Great Lakes Region. Cleveland received 16 inches of snow in 24 hours. There were 100 record lows in three days.
1989 Thunderstorms, hail and a tornado, developed ahead of a slow moving cold front with damaging winds at more than 50 locations in the southeast quarter of the US. The tornado injured 11 people in Northampton, NC.