Good morning, Whitewater.
Our day begins with cloudy skies and brings a high of thirty, following a light snowfall last night. Sunrise is 7:14 and sunset 5:00, for 9h 45m 38s of daytime. The moon is a waning gibbous with 94% of its visible disk illuminated.
On this day in 1980, the U.S. Olympic Committee declines a previously-scheduled trip to Moscow:
At the request of President Jimmy Carter, the U.S. Olympic Committee votes to ask the International Olympic Committee to cancel or move the upcoming Moscow Olympics. The action was in response to the Soviet military invasion of Afghanistan the previous month.
On this day in 1925, Whitewater loses her hospital:
1925 – Fire Destroys Whitewater Hospital
On this date a fire destroyed the Whitewater Hospital. Monetary losses were estimated at $20,000, but no deaths were reported. [Source: Janesville Gazette]
Today’s puzzle from JigZone is a 67-piece cut entitled, Fantasy Toadstools: