Birth Anniversary of Melvil Dewey

Melvil Louis Kosuth Dewey was born on December 10, 1851 in Adams Center, NY.  He was an American librarian invented the Dewey Decimal System.  Melvil was also an advocate of the spelling reform, urged people to use the metric system and was interested in many other education reforms.  He died in Highlands County, FL on December 26, 1931.