Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)
The foundation stone for Prague’s Charles Bridge was laid today (1357). Also, George Washington ordered the Declaration of Independence to be read aloud to the Continental Army in New York City (1776), Argentina declared her independence (1816), the Fourteenth Amendment was ratified (1868), the first Wimbledon Championships were held (1877), Johnny Weissmuller broke the one-minute barrier in the 100m freestyle with a time of 58.6 seconds (1922), the Bertrand-Einstein Manifesto was released (1955), Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans exhibition opened (1962), and the New Zealand Parliament passed the Homosexual Law Reform Act (1986). And South Sudan gained independence and seceded from Sudan (2011).
Good morning! ::hugggggs::