Saturday, October 23, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

October 23~

On this day in 1956, the first ever video recording on magnetic tape was televised coast-to-coast. Learn more about magnetic recorders and recording @ your library.
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In 1958 an underground earthquake trapped 174 miners in the No. 2 colliery at Springhill, Nova Scotia, at the time, the deepest coal mine in North America. Rescue workers were able to save 100 lives. Dig into coal mines and mining @ your library.

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