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

The Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis was signed today (1559). Also, the first Pony Express run was completed (1860), Gottlieb Daimler patented his “grandfather clock” gasoline engine (1885), Douglas Douglas-Hamilton flew a biplane over the summit of Mt. Everest (1933), President Harry Truman signed the Marshall Plan (1948), Australia’s Leadbeater’s Possum, long thought to be extinct, was rediscovered (1961), Motorola’s Martin Cooper made a hand-held telephone call to Bell Labs’ Joel Engel (1973), the Osborne 1 personal computer was introduced at the West Coast Computer Faire (1981), and “Unabomber” Theodore Kaczynski was arrested (1996). And federal trial judge Thomas Jackson concluded that Microsoft had violated the Sherman Anti-Trust Act (2000).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::