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

The Viking invasions of England began today (793). Also, James Madison introduced twelve constitutional amendments in the House of Representatives, of which ten would become the Bill of Rights (1789), President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act (1906), and George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four was published, on the same day an FBI report named activist Helen Keller and six entertainers as Communist Party members (1949). And the first World Ocean Day was celebrated (1992).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::