Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

October 19~

On this day in 1977 the Supersonic Concorde jet landed in New York City for the 1st time.
The Reds win the 16th annual World Series. This series will soon become known as the black sox scandal as eight White Sox throw the series. Say it ain't so, Joe! Get the story @ your library.
The first American causalities of the military campaign in Afghanistan occurred on this day in 2001 when two Army Rangers perish in a helicopter crash. What’s happening in Afghanistan? Find it @ your library.

South Dakota School of Mines: October 19, 1918

October 19 - Students' Army Training Corps (SATC) unit in operation [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 41]

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