Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)
Emperor Constantine I declared Sunday a day of rest today (321). Also, Senator Daniel Webster tried to avert a civil war with his “Seventh of March” speech (1850), Alexander Graham Bell patented his telephone (1876), German troops reoccupied the Rhineland (1936), 600 civil rights marchers were attacked by police in Selma, Alabama (1965), the U.S. Supreme Court held in Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music that commercial parodies of copyrighted works generally qualify as fair use (1994), and the British House of Commons voted to make the House of Lords an entirely elected body (2007). And the Kepler Space Observatory, designed to detect earth-like planets around other stars, was launched (2009).
Good morning! ::hugggggs::