. 1) 1968 Беллинсгаузен (антарктическая станция) основана.
Seven tornadoes rip through central Florida on this day in 1998, killing 42 people. This was the deadliest outbreak of twisters in Florida’s history.
2) Big Ag: “Deere Raises Forecast Amid Signals of Farm Recovery” [Farm Journal]
“Deere said Friday in a statement that equipment sales are projected to increase by about 29 percent in the financial year that lasts through October, and by as much as 40 percent in its fiscal second quarter.”