Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

November 23 ~

On this day in 1960, the second Tiros weather satellite was launched. Learn about weather satellites @ your library.

In 1980 4,800 die when a series of earthquakes devastated southern Italy. More about the Irpinia earthquake @ your library.

South Dakota School of Mines - November 23, 1980

November 23 - Television program 60 Minutes airs piece on "Willard Water" discovered by John W. Willard professor emeritus of Chemistry - requests for free samples flood campus switchboard http://dr-willardswater.com/sixty.html, transcript available in library as well [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 154]