1. The temperature in Oklahoma City on March 14, 1907, reached a record high of 91 degrees Fahrenheit. This was the warmest temperature ever recorded for the month of March in OKC.
2. On March 14, 1915, the city of Tulsa experienced one of the worst floods in its history. The Arkansas River rose to a record height of 21 feet, causing widespread damage and displacing thousands of residents.
3. In 1934, on March 14, oil was discovered in the town of Healdton, Oklahoma. This discovery led to a boom in oil production and helped make Oklahoma one of the top oil-producing states in the country.
4. A major tornado outbreak occurred on March 14, 1981, in Oklahoma and several other states. The outbreak included 50 tornadoes, including one that struck Cordell, Oklahoma, killing nine people and injuring over 100 others.
5. On March 14, 1995, the Oklahoma City Thunder (then known as the Seattle SuperSonics) played their first-ever game in Oklahoma City, at the Myriad Convention Center. The game was a preseason matchup against the Miami Heat, and the Thunder won 93-80.
5 Fun Facts About March 14 In Oklahoma History
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