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

The Bill of Rights became law today (1791). Also, Shogunate rebels founded the Ezo Republic (1868), the Pushkin House was established (1905), the Twenty-first Amendment took effect and repealed Prohibition (1933), the film Gone With the Wind premiered in Atlanta (1939), the Soviet spacecraft Venera 7 landed on Venus (1970), the American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from the DSM-II (1973), President Jimmy Carter announced U.S. recognition of the People’s Republic of China (1978), and British Prime Minister John Major and Irish Taoiseach Albert Reynolds issued the Downing Street Declaration (1993). And the Leaning Tower of Pisa reopened after an 11-year restoration (2001).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::