The so-called Typhoon Tip storm reached an unfathomable wind speed of 190 miles per hour across the Western Pacific. But what really made this the strongest storm on Earth was its Diameter of Circulation which covered 1,380 miles; equivalent to the distance from New York City to Dallas!
A royal wedding occurred on this day, which is considered to be the first-ever Oktoberfest event, held in Munich.
In modern day, millions of people enjoy Oktoberfest gatherings each year, and not just in Germany. The largest Oktoberfest event outside of Germany is in Ontario, Canada, which alone attracts 700,000 people.
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