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

Congress established the Oregon Territory today (1848). Also, the Kölner Dom (Cologne Cathedral) was completed (1880), Japan issued a patent for rust-proof paint (1885), France introduced motor vehicle registration (1893), Oregon loggers sparked the first fire of the Tilamook Burn (1933), President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act (1935), Japan surrendered to end World War II (1945), and Lech Wałęsa led strikes at the Gdansk shipyard (1980). And Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, known as Carlos the Jackal, was captured (1994).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::