Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)
The Treaty of Roskilde was signed today (1658). Also, Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from Elba (1815), the Japan-Korea Treaty ended Korea’s tributary to China status (1876), motion pictures in Kinemacolor debuted at London’s Palace Theater (1909), the Original Dixieland Jass Band recorded the first jazz record (1917), President Woodrow Wilson signed an act of Congress creating Grand Canyon National Park (1919), Robert Watson-Watt demonstrated the principle of radar (1935), Finnish observers began reporting “ghost rockets” (1946), Vincent Massey became the first Canadian-born Governor-General of Canada (1952), and Secretary General U Thant signed a United Nations proclamation of the vernal equinox as Earth Day (1971). And the Tower Commission report criticized President Ronald Reagan for a “lax managerial style” that allowed the Iran-Contra Scandal (1987).
Good morning! ::hugggggs::