Monday, May 31, 2010

South Dakota School of Mines: May 31, 1923

May 31 - Regents issue a resolution acknowledging Dr. Cleophas C. O'Harra's twenty five years of service to the School of Mines as an teacher and as executive head of the school. [Eighteenth Biennial Report of the Regents of Education of the State of South Dakota to the Governor for the Biennial Period Ending June 30, 1924, Fiscal Years 1922-23, 1923-24, pt. 2, pgs. 152]

Dakota School of Mines: May 31, 1888

May 31 - first commencement, John W. Hancher receives the first bachelors of science degree and five others receive certificates in assaying [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 11]