Monday, September 20, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets


September 20

George Burns [Nathan Birnbaum], is born in New York City on this day in 1896.






In 1519 Ferdinand Magellan begins the 1st successful circumnavigation of the globe.

The U.S. Patent Office grants a patent for the electric range in 1859.

South Dakota School of Mines: September 1953

September 1 - President Warren Wilson resigns [Thirty-Third Biennial Report of the Regents of Education of the State of South Dakota to the Governor for the Biennial Period Ending June 30, 1954, Fiscal Years 1952-53 and 1953-54, Transmitted to the Legislature at the Thirty-Fifth Biennial Session, 1955, pg. 81]

September 1 - Earl Dake named acting President [Thirty-Third Biennial Report of the Regents of Education of the State of South Dakota to the Governor for the Biennial Period Ending June 30, 1954, Fiscal Years 1952-53 and 1953-54, Transmitted to the Legislature at the Thirty-Fifth Biennial Session, 1955, pg. 84]

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