Friday, September 24, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

September 24 ~

The 1st welded aluminum girder highway bridge is completed in 1958 in Urbandale, Iowa. More about bridge construction and design @ your library.

The United States' first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise, is launched in 1960. More about aircraft carriers @ your library.

On this day in 1890, Wilford Woodruff, Mormon Church President, issues a manifesto renouncing polygamy. Learn more @ your library.