1752 -- Benjamin Franklin flew his famous kite in a thunderstorm, and survived being struck by lightning.
1816 -- Four days of snowfall piled up to 12" deep at Quebec City, Quebec.
1939 -- Tornadoes struck Hillsdale, Williams, and Fulton counties in Michigan and Ohio. One near Stryker, Ohio carried debris for over two miles.
1999 -- A thunderstorm blew a tree onto a house at Stone Lake (Cass County, Michigan). Another thunderstorm blew trees down two miles west of Rimer (Putnam County).
2000 -- A thunderstorm blew trees and power lines down three miles south of North Manchester (Wabash County).