1942: During the month of March, Puu Kukui on Maui, Hawaii received 101 inches of rain, a record for the U.S in one month. The same place also holds the annual rainfall record for the United States with 704.83 inches in 1982.
Source: Weather Channel.
1962: A tornado struck the town of Milton, Florida killing 17 persons and injuring 100 others. It was the worst tornado disaster in Florida history.
Source: Storm Data and Kimandmikeontheroad.com
1973: A devastating tornado took a nearly continuous 75-mile path through north central Georgia causing more than 104 million dollars damage.