Highest Tsunami in Recorded History Anniversary – July 1958
A tsunami of 1700 feet, higher than the Willis Tower in Chicago, was created by a magnitude 8.3 earthquake on July 9th, 1958. Come check out information, at the Todd Library, on this and other tsunamis that have occurred through out the centuries.
CDC first described the new illness in June 1981 even though the first known death in the developed world was in 1959. About 36.9 million people worldwide are living with HIV/AIDS today while more than 39 million have already died from it. Come check out the library’s June display and be “educated”.
Month of May
Tribute to Nurses and those at WCC receiving their certification. To honor outstanding efforts of nurses everywhere that strengthen the health of our nation. Check out our display at the Todd Library.
One Hundred Years ago, United States entered World War One, April 1917
Congress declares war on Germany and its allies on April 6, 1917 after the loss of American lives overseas. Other countries to join our lead. Come check out the Todd Library’s collection on WWI history during the month of April 2017.
Anniversary of when the Dalai Lama was forced to flee Tibet
Tibetans suffered under China’s persecution of Buddhism and after years of scattered protest, a full-scale revolt broke out in 1959. The Dalai Lama was granted political asylum in India. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 for his commitment to the nonviolent liberation of his country. Come check out our collection on Tibet and the Dalai Lama