Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)
São Paulo, Brazil was founded today (1554). Also, Moscow University was established (1755), the London Corresponding Society was founded (1792), Felix Mendelssohn’s Wedding March was played at the royal wedding of Princess Victoria and Friedrich of Prussia (1858), Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell formed the Oriental Telephone Company (1881), the Winter Olympic Games debuted in Chamonix, France (1924), the United Mine Workers rejoined the American Federation of Labor (1946), President John Kennedy held the first live televised presidential press conference (1961), Himachal Pradesh became India’s 18th state (1971), and the Opportunity rover landed on Mars (2004). And the Arab Spring revolution spread to Egypt (2011).
Good morning! ::hugggggs::