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

Francisco Pizarro’s conquistadors arrived in Cajamarca today (1533). Also, the BBC began radio service (1922), the New Musical Express began publishing the bestselling singles in Britain (1952), state and local police arrested 58 Mafiosi at the Apalachin Meeting near Binghamton, New York (1957), Theodore Maiman received a patent for his ruby laser system (1967), Spain relinquished colonial control of Western Sahara (1975), Germany and Poland signed a treaty confirming their border (1990), and Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz discovered the trans-Neptunian object 90377 Sedna (2003). And Con Edison shut down the last DC electrical distribution system in the U.S. (2007).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::