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

Theodosius I, Gratian, and Valentinian II issued the Edict of Thessalonica today (380). Also, Theodosius II founded the University of Constantinople (425), William Dampier visited New Britain (1700), Washington, D.C. came under the jurisdiction of Congress (1801), Lord Byron gave a speech in Britain’s House of Lords defending the Luddites (1812), the Dominican Republic gained independence (1844), Abraham Lincoln gave his Cooper Union Address (1860), Japan adopted her current flag (1870), the British Labour Party was founded (1900), the Supreme Court upheld the Nineteenth Amendment in Leser v. Garnett (1922), Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discovered carbon-14 (1940), the Twenty-second Amendment was ratified (1951), Juan Bosch was inaugurated as President of the Dominican Republic (1963), Italy sought engineering help to rescue the Leaning Tower of Pisa (1964), the American Indian Movement occupied Wounded Knee, South Dakota (1973), and the U.S. Senate began a trial program of televised debates (1986). And the John Jay Report was published (2004).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::