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

Edward, the Black Prince, became the Duke of Cornwall today (1337). Also, British troops left Boston (1776), modern Italy was unified (1861), President Franklin Roosevelt opened the National Gallery of Art (1941), the Treaty of Brussels was signed (1948), researchers at Berkeley announced they had synthesized the element Californium (1950), Golda Meir became the first female Prime Minister of Israel (1969), Associated Press photographer Sal Veder took the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo Burst of Joy (1973), South Africans voted to end apartheid (1992), and Robin Cook resigned from the British Cabinet in protest over plans for the Iraq War (2003). And the United Nations Security Council authorized military action to protect civilians in Libya (2011).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::