Baby Named After Hurricane Alicia

hurricaneOn the night of 17 August 1983, a baby girl was born to Rachelle and Kenneth Sanders at St. Mary’s Hospital in Galveston, Texas. Rachelle had already picked out a name, but changed her mind after nurses suggested she name her baby after the approaching Hurricane Alicia.

The hurricane made landfall near Galveston just a few hours after baby Alicia was born.

Source: “Alicia Gets Namesake.” Victoria Advocate 19 Aug. 1983: 10A.


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