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

Richard II met with leaders of the Peasants’ Revolt on Blackheath while rebels stormed the Tower of London today (1381). Also, Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the U.S. flag (1777), Charles Babbage proposed his differential engine (1822), the first Henley Royal Regatta was held (1839), Canada legalized trade unions (1872), Norway adopted women’s suffrage (1907), and the U.S. Census Bureau dedicated UNIVAC I (1951). And the Vatican abolished the Index Librorum Prohibitum (1966).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::