Saturday, October 16, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

October 16 ~

On this day in 1987, rescuers freed 18-month old Jessica McClure from the abandoned well in Midland, Texas, where she had been trapped for 58 hours. What happened to Jessica? Find it @ your library.

Oscar Wilde is born in Dublin, Ireland, on this day in 1854. Find Oscar @ your library.

Dakota School of Mines: October - November 1889

George Duck

October - Franklin R. Carpenter resigns [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 14]


November 4 - Board of Trustees requested Edward H. Williams of Lehigh University to be the school's dean. Williams declines [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 14]


November - Williams recommends mining engineer George F. Duck as Dean, Duck accepts [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 14]

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