Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)
Hendrik van Brederode led 200 Dutch noblemen in presenting the Petition of Compromise to Margaret of Parma today (1566). Also, Pocahontas married John Rolfe (1614), Jacob Roggeveen discovered Easter Island (1722), George Washington made the first presidential veto (1792), the High Possil Meteorite fell in Scotland (1804), the American Birth Control League, now Planned Parenthood, was founded (1922), NBC’s Fireside Theater debuted (1949), and Winston Churchill resigned from his second and final term as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1955). And Japan’s Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the world, began carrying traffic between Shikoku with Honshū (1998).
Good morning! ::hugggggs::