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

The Ming Dynasty ended today (1644). Also, the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford opened (1683), the YMCA was founded (1844), the Chicago El began operation (1892), President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Securities Act (1933), Operation Overlord began (1944), and Sweden’s Instrument of Government replaced the Privy Council with a parliamentary cabinet (1974). And the video game Tetris was released (1984).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::