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

The Susan Constant, Godspeed, and Discovery left England for Jamestown, Virginia today (1606). Also, Thomas Paine published “The American Crisis” in the Pennsylvania Journal (1776), Vice President James Calhoun protested protective tariffs for northern industries and urged state nullification of federal law in his South Carolina Exposition and Protest (1828), Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was published (1843), the last Rolls Royce Silver Ghost was sold in London (1924), Zanzibar gained her independence (1963), and the FIFA World Cup Jules Rimet Trophy was stolen in Rio de Janero (1983). And the U.S. government formally re-recognized the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi tribe (1995).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::