April 6, 1936Posted: April 7, 2014
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The year 1936 was one of the worst in US history. On April 6, tornadoes killed hundreds of people across the south.
Two weeks earlier, the country suffered from massive dust storms and flooding.
Prior to that was one of the coldest winters in US history
The summer had one of the worst droughts in US history
And it was the hottest summer in US history