Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

September 22 ~

In 1791 English chemist and physicist Michael Faraday discovers the principle of the electric motor.

President Abraham Lincoln issues the first portion of the Emancipation Proclamation. Learn more about the Emancipation Proclamation @ your library.

The USSR detonates its 1st atomic bomb on this date in 1949. Want to know more about Russia and the atomic bomb? Find it @ your library.