August 9, 1972: Damage to the streets in the Chestnut Hill section of Brookline followed a tornado which hit the area in the late afternoon. Most severely affected by the tornado was the Longwood Cricket Club where Cynthia Cox, 14, of Weston was killed while taking refuge at poolside in the Cricket Club.The Longwood tragedy was preceded by a 10 minute severe thunderstorm. A large clock on the stone wall of the clubhouse was stopped abruptly when the tornado struck at 4:44 pm.