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

John Stevens’ steam-powered ferry began New York to Hoboken service today (1811). Also, the University of Sydney opened (1852), President Theodore Roosevelt flew in an airplane (1910), the Federal Communications Commission licensed CBS’s mechanical color television system (1950), the Second Vatican Council convened (1962), and Saturday Night Live debuted (1975). And Kathryn Sullivan performed a spacewalk from the shuttle Challenger (1984).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::