Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)
The second and last revision of the Codex Justinianus was issued today (534). Also, 90 anti-Revolutionary Catholic priests were drowned in Nantes, France (1793), William Becknell arrived in Santa Fe, New Mexico via what became known as the Santa Fe Trail (1822), the London Protocol created an autonomous Greece under Ottoman suzerainty (1828), John Russell Hind discovered the asteroid 22 Kalliope (1852), John Ambrose Fleming patented his thermionic valve, more commonly known as a vacuum tube (1904), Oklahoma became our 46th state (1907), the Federal Reserve Bank opened (1914), Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, now Qantas, was founded (1920), Albert Hofmann synthesized LSD (1938), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO, was founded (1945), the Soviet Venera 3 space probe, the first to land on the surface of another planet, was launched toward Venus (1965), NASA launched Skylab 4, on the same day President Richard Nixon signed the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act (1973), the first line of Bucharest Metro opened (1979), Estonia declared sovereignty, on the same day Pakistanis elected Benazir Bhutto as Prime Minister (1988), 8 people including 6 Jesuit priests were killed by an El Salvadoran army death squad at Jose Simeon Canas University (1989), Eric Lawes found the Hoxne Hoard (1992), and China released dissident Wei Jingsheng after 18 years in prison (1997). And renowned Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar retired from international cricket (2013).
Yesterday on Campus
Morning Feature – Dems Debate Terrorism: No Magic Words? (Ask Ms. Crissie)
Campus Question – On Meet Union This Sunday Face: Will the Paris attacks prompt Iraq War III?
Today on Campus
Things We Did This Week – Share your stories of political activism!
Morning Feature – Terrorism and “Team Violence” (Meta Monday)
Midday Matinee – Linda Lee with Making Changes
Campus Question at 6pm ET
Good morning! ::hugggggs::