Monday, November 29, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

November 29 ~

On November 29, 1877, Thomas Edison first demonstrated his hand-cranked phonograph. Follow the progress of recording sound @ your library.

On this day in 1929 Lt. Cmdr. Richard E. Byrd transmits a message, "My calculations indicate that we have reached vicinity of South Pole." His calculations were wrong. Don't let this happen to you, learn all about the compass @ your library.