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

The Massachusetts Bay Colony outlawed cards, dice, and gaming tables (1630) and expelled Anne Hutchinson for religious dissent (1638) today. Also, the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act (1765), Puerto Rico abolished slavery (1873), the first playoff game for the Stanley Cup began (1894), and Foster Hewitt first broadcast hockey by radio (1923). And the Basque separatist group ETA declared a permanent ceasefire (2006).

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