Daily Bread for 2.10.16 – 2017

Good morning, Whitewater.

Wednesday in town will be partly cloudy with a high of thirteen degrees. Sunrise is 4:57 and sunset 5:20, for 10h 22m 07s of daytime. The moon is a waxing crescent with 5% of its visible disk illuminated.

The Parks & Recreation Board meets tonight at 7 PM.

On this day in 1763, many of the combatants in the Seven Years War sign the Treaty of Paris, ending several years of global conflict among most of the principal powers of the time:

"A new map of North America" - produced following the Treaty of Paris. Via Wikipedia.
“A new map of North America” – produced following the Treaty of Paris. Via Wikipedia.                                                                                    (Click for larger image.)

The Treaty of Paris, also known as the Treaty of 1763, was signed on 10 February 1763 by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, withPortugal in agreement, after Britain’s victory over France and Spain during the Seven Years’ War.

The signing of the treaty formally ended the Seven Years’ War, known as the French and Indian War in the North American theatre,[1] and marked the beginning of an era of British dominance outside Europe.[2] The two nations returned much of the territory that they had each captured during the war, but Britain gained much of France’s possessions in North America. Additionally, Britain agreed to protect Roman Catholicism in the New World. The treaty did not involve Prussia and Austria as they signed a separate agreement, the Treaty of Hubertusburg, five days later.

On this day in 1950, Sen. McCarthy keeps going:

1950 – McCarthy Continues Allegations

On this date, in a speech delivered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy claimed to possess the names of 57 U.S. government employees, actively engaged in Communist activities. [Source:Google Newspaper Archives]

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