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

William of Ockham sneaked out of Avignon today (1328). Also, North Stratford, Connecticut celebrated the end of fighting in the American Revolution with A Great Jubilee Day (1783), President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act (1830), President Andrew Johnson was acquitted in his impeachment trial (1868), the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published (1896), as was Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897), London’s Vauxhall Bridge opened (1906), oil was discovered in Masjed Soleyman, Iran (1908), the House Un-American Activities Committee began its first session (1938), Congress established the Civil Air Patrol (1948), Guyana gained her independence (1966), the U.S. and Soviet Union signed the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (1972), and the European Community adopted the European Flag (1986). And the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that most of Ellis Island is in New Jersey (1998).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::