Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)
São Paulo, Brazil was founded today (1554). Also, the Angolan capital of Luanda was founded (1575), as were Moscow University (1755) and the Falkland Islands settlement of Port Egmont (1765), an unsuccessful attack on the Springfield Armory marked the largest confrontation in Shays’ Rebellion (1787), the London Corresponding Society was founded (1792), Felix Mendelssohn’s Wedding March was played at the marriage of Queen Victoria’s daughter Friedrich of Prussia (1858), the Bulgarian National Bank was founded (1879), Nellie Bly completed her round-the-world journey in 72 days (1890), Richard Strauss’s Elektra premiered at the Dresden State Opera (1909), the first Winter Olympic Games opened in Chamonix, France (1924), The Guiding Light debuted on NBC radio (1937), the United Mine Workers rejoined the American Federation of Labor (1946), the first Emmy Awards were presented (1949), the National Association of Broadcasters responded to the Payola Scandal by threatening fines for any disc jockey who accepted payment for playing specific songs (1960), President John Kennedy delivered the first live televised presidential press conference (1961), India honored Mother Teresa with the Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian award (1980), the Clementine probe was launched (1994), the Opportunity rover landed on Mars (2004), and three independent teams of astronomers announced the discovery of OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb, the first rocky planet to be observed orbiting another main-sequence star (2006). And Arab Spring protests began in Cairo, Egypt (2011).
Janitor Professor of Astrology was orbiting our sun as he researched this week’s Bippiescopes….
Aquarius: Explore uncharted territory this weekend. Find the shovel.
Pisces: Accept a reality check this weekend. Then watch it bounce.
Aries: Keep a steady pace this weekend. Napping qualifies.
Taurus: Think before you speak this weekend. They’ll wait.
Gemini: Be flexible with plans this weekend. Try a yoga class.
Cancer: Stay calm and steady this weekend. Imitate someone else.
Leo: Practice random acts of kindness this weekend. Flip a coin.
Virgo: Brilliant ideas may abound this weekend. As will the others.
Libra: Embrace spontaneity this weekend. And hold on tight.
Scorpio: Don’t overplay your hand this weekend. Or your foot.
Sagittarius: Conserve your energy this weekend. Snore quietly.
Capricorn: Expect uncertainty this weekend. Like when….
Good morning! ::hugggggs::