1897 -- Hail was swept into 6 foot drifts in Washington County, Iowa. (Flora, Hailstorms of the United States, 1956)
1912 -- Fort Wayne's warmest September low temperature: 75°.
1953 -- Goshen shot up to 101°. Fort Wayne had its all-time hottest temperature of 100°, and South Bend had its all-time hottest September temperature of 99°.
1974 -- Navy Lieutenant Judy Neuffer became the first woman to pilot a plane through the eye of a hurricane.
1989 -- A small tornado destroyed trailers and damaged homes at Bruce Lake, Indiana.