Salt Lake City, Utah experienced an extremely rare tornado. This happened on August 11th, 2002 causing severe damage in the city with at least one death reported. The tornado struck the downtown area of Salt Lake City with winds exceeding 100 mph.

Weird is always my cup of tea. It’s August 11th people and I’m ready to get weird with you. Just like the days before and the ones to come, the history is weird, a little scary and we’ve got a list of them for you to enjoy.

Knowing major historical events is crucial to understanding how we live today. Seeing what happened in the past intrigues me. You might think I’m weird, but I find history fascinating because of the weird and scary things that happen. Here are 5 of the weirdest and scariest facts for August 11th.

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