April 9, 1908: The Comet reported that S.F. Swift fell from a third-story window at the Carnegie Hotel the prior night. He fell about 20 feet and landed on the skylight over the hotel lobby. Swift suffered a broken thigh and lost several teeth.
April 9, 2007: Record low temperatures and high winds had plant farmers, retailers and home gardeners scrambling to save delicate plants, flowers and trees during “dogwood winter.” The low was 22 degrees.
Sources: City of Johnson City;