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

The start date of the Byzantine Indiction Cycle was likely shifted today (462). Also, the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa was founded (1772), colonists in Massachusetts rose up in the Powder Alarm (1774), Karl Ludwig Harding discovered the asteroid Juno (1804), Emma Nutt began work as a telephone operator (1878), the Boston subway opened (1897), the film A Trip to the Moon was released in France (1902), the Fountain of Time opened in New York’s Washington Square (1920), the German invasion of Poland began World War II in Europe (1939), the United States, Australia, and New Zealand signed the ANZUS Pact (1951), Iceland expanded her fishing zone into waters claimed by Great Britain, sparking the Cod Wars (1958), Bobby Fischer defeated Boris Spassky to become the world chess champion (1972), the U.S. Air Force Space Command was established (1982), and an American–French expedition located the wreckage of the RMS Titanic (1985). And Uzbekistan declared independence (1991).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::