Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

September 21

Birthday greetings to suspense writer Stephen King, born in 1947; comedian Bill Murray, born in 1950; and Devereaux Library's Patty Andersen.

J.R.R. Tolkien publishes his novel, “The Hobbit” in 1937. More by and about Tolkien @ your library

South Dakota School of Mines: 1940 - Summer

Summer - National Geographic Society co-sponsors Badlands fossil hunt, allowing field work in the Badlands for the first time since 1935. [Twenty-Sixth Biennial Report of the Regents of Education of the State of South Dakota to the Governor for the Biennial Period Ending June 30, 1940, Fiscal Years 1938-39 and 1939-40, Transmitted to the Legislature at the Twenty-Seventh Biennial Session, 1941. pg. 432]

Devereaux Library Widget Mania