Elgin, IL Tornado, Mar 1920

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Articles about the deadly tornado of Sunday, March 28, 1920, as it tore through Elgin, IL, killing eight people. Often called the Palm Sunday Tornado, the destructive storm ripped across Illinois, the Midwest and Deep South states, killing over 380+ dead, and injuring 1,215.