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

Pen-y-Darren Ironworks unveiled the self-propelled steam locomotive today (1804). Also, New Haven issued the first telephone book (1878), the Washington Monument was dedicated (1885), Gerald Holtom designed the Peace Symbol (1958), and Malcolm X was assassinated (1965). And President Richard Nixon visited China (1972).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::