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

Edward III founded England’s Order of the Garter today (1348). Also, former President Theodore Roosevelt gave his “Man in the Arena” speech (1910), Turkey’s Grand National Assembly was formed (1920), Turkey inaugurated Children’s Day as a national holiday (1927), at least 198 died as fire swept through the Rhythm Night Club in Natchez, Mississippi (1940), Associated Press reporter William Oatis was arrested in Prague (1951), French generals attempted to overthrow President Charles de Gaulle in the Algiers Putsch (1961), and Coca Cola introduced New Coke (1985). And citizens of Eritrea voted for independence from Ethiopia (1993).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::