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

The Hashashin assassinated Conrad of Montferrat today (1192). Also, the crew of the Bounty mutinied (1789), night baseball debuted (1930), Thor Heyerdahl and his crew set out on the Kon Tiki (1947), Japan regained independence under the Treaty of San Francisco (1952), French President Charles de Gaulle resigned (1969), Nicaraguan Contras killed American engineer Ben Linder (1987), and former CIA officer Aldrich Ames pleaded guilty to espionage (1992). And Dennis Tito became the world’s first space tourist (2001).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::