On this day in 1958 14-year-old Bobby Fisher made headlines when the Brooklyn teenager won his first U.S. Chess Championship.
- He was touted as a genius around the world but still considered a “loser” by his school classmates for belonging to the Chess Club.
Also on this day in 1984 the United States and the Vatican established full diplomatic relations after 117 years.
- Before that, the US could only commincate with the Pope by reading the white smoke signals that came out of the Sistine Chapel.
Have a great day and I’ll see you back here with an all-new Podcast on Friday!