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

Leiden University Library’s Nomenclator, the first catalog of an institutional library, was printed today (1595). Also, Peter Minuit bought Manhattan (1626), Sarah Josepha Hale’s “Mary Had a Little Lamb” was published (1830), Samuel Morse sent a telegraph message from D.C. to Baltimore (1844), the Brooklyn Bridge opened (1883), the Cincinnati Reds hosted Major League Baseball’s first night game (1935), United Press and the International News Service merged to form United Press International (1958), the Judgment of Paris enhanced the reputation of California vineyards (1976), and Eritrea gained her independence (1991). And the U.S. and Russia signed the Moscow Treaty (2002).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::