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

Mary, Queen of Scots, married the Dauphin of France, FranΓ§ois today (1558). Also, the Boston News-Letter premiered (1704), President John Adams established the Library of Congress (1800), Nate Salsbury hired sharpshooter Annie Oakley for Buffalo Bill’s Wild West traveling show (1885), Milton Hershey founded Hersheypark for his employees (1907), New York’s Woolworth Building opened (1913), the first segment of the Imperial Wireless Chain began operation (1922), Benny Rothman led the Mass Trespass of Kinder Scout (1932), the Dominican Republic Civil War broke out (1964), China launched the Dong Fang Hong I satellite (1970), and the space shuttle Discovery launched with the Hubble Space Telescope (1990). And Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger became Pope Benedict XVI (2005).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::