Thursday, October 14, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

October 14 ~

In 1913, Britain's worst mining disaster occurred at the University Colliery in Glamorgan, Wales. An explosion at the mine results in 439 fatalities. Learn more about the perils of mining @ your library.
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On October 14, 1947, U.S. Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Learn about sound waves @ your library.

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