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

Samuel de Champlain founded Québec City today (1608). Also, Norway’s Adresseavisen debuted (1767), New York City’s Bank of Savings opened (1819), the first three students attended the Normal School (teachers’ college) in Lexington, Massachusetts (1839), Congress established the second U.S. mint in San Francisco (1852), the Battle of Gettysburg ended (1863), veterans from both armies met at the Great Reunion (1913), and President Franklin Roosevelt dedicated the Eternal Light Peace Memorial (1938). And Spain legalized marriage for LGBTs (2005).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::