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

The cornerstone of the current St. Peter’s Basilica was laid today (1506). Also, Spain’s Royal Academy of History was founded (1738), Paul Revere and others warned the British were coming (1775), Allan Kardec released The Spirits Book (1857), the Great San Francisco Earthquake struck (1906), Yankee Stadium opened (1923), and BBC Radio announced there was no news to report (1930). And the U.N. International Court of Justice first met in The Hague (1946).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::