Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)
Clement VI issued the papal bull Unigenitus today (1343). Also, the Vatican trial of scholar Giordano Bruno began (1593), as did the trial of Guy Fawkes and his Gunpowder Plot co-conspirators (1606), the University of Georgia was founded (1785), Congress approved the Indian Territory in what is now Oklahoma (1825), the National Geographic Society was founded (1888), as was Norway’s Young Liberals (1909), Ibn Saud became King of Nejd (1927), Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee were killed in a fire during a test of their Apollo 1 spacecraft on the same day the U.S., United Kingdom, and Soviet Union signed the Outer Space Treaty (1967), the Paris Peace Accords officially ended the Vietnam War (1973), the Brisbane River breached its banks to flood the city of Brisbane (1974), the pilot shaft of Japan’s Seikan Tunnel between Honshū and Hokkaidō was completed (1983), American Akebono Tarō became the first foreign-born sumo wrestler to attain the rank of yokozuna (1993), Germany first observed International Holocaust Remembrance Day (1996), the Library of Congress announced the first selections for the National Recording Registry (2003), and Western Union ended its 145-year-old telegram service (2006). And the Honduran constitutional crisis ended when Porfirio Lobo Sosa became the nation’s new president (2010).
Good morning! ::hugggggs::