Saturday, November 13, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

November 13 ~

On November 13, 1843, Mt. Rainier in Washington State erupted. Learn about Mr. Rainier and other volcanoes @ your library.

In a letter to a friend, Benjamin Franklin wrote on this day in 1789, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Meet Ben @ your library.

In 1990, U.S. patent #4,969,317 for the Animal Hat, a cowboy hat designed to protect animals from heat and sunlight; it was held on by a Velcro chin strap was issued. Find patent information @ your library.

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