Sunday, October 03, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

October 3 ~

The first conference on wireless telegraphy held in Berlin in 1906 adopts SOS as the warning signal. Learn about telegraphy @ your library.

In search of the Northwest Passage, Captain James Cook anchors at Alaska in 1778. William Bligh of HMS Bounty fame, is Cook’s Sailing Master. More information about the search for the Northwest Passage @ your library!