Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)

Conquistador Francisco Pizarro founded Lima, Peru today (1535). Also, pirate Henry Morgan captured Panama (1670), James Cook found the Hawaiian islands (1778), Vassar College was founded (1861), and New York’s Metropolitan Opera House hosted its first jazz concert (1944). And Willie O’Ree broke the color barrier in the National Hockey League (1958).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::