Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)
Oxford University’s Bodleian Library opened to the public today (1602). Also, Mary Lyon founded the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, now Mount Holyoke College (1837), the New Orleans General Strike began (1892), Wilhelm Röntgen discovered the X-ray (1895), President Franklin Roosevelt unveiled the Civil Works Administration (1933), the United Kingdom abolished capital punishment (1965), and Massachusetts’ Edward Brooke became the first black elected to the U.S. Senate since the Reconstruction Era (1968). And Greek archeologist Manolis Andronikos discovered the tomb of Philip II of Macedon at Vergina (1977).
Good morning! ::hugggggs::