Daily Bread for 7.25.15 – 2017

Good morning, Whitewater.

Saturday in the Whippet City will be warm, with partly cloudy skies and a high of eighty-eight. Sunrise is 5:39 and sunset 8:22, for 14h 43m 06s of daytime. The moon is a waxing gibbous with 63.4% of ts visible disk illuminated.

Buddy the Chihuahua went blind, but (thanks to his owner’s ingenuity) the canine can walk around the house comfortably without bumping into furniture:

On this day in 1898, American troops begin the liberation of Puerto from Spanish rule:

During the Spanish-American War, U.S. forces launch their invasion of Puerto Rico, the 108-mile-long, 40-mile-wide island that was one of Spain’s two principal possessions in the Caribbean. With little resistance and only seven deaths, U.S. troops under General Nelson A. Miles were able to secure the island by mid-August. After the signing of an armistice with Spain, American troops raised the U.S. flag over the island, formalizing U.S. authority over its one million inhabitants. In December, the Treaty of Paris was signed, ending the Spanish-American War and officially approving the cession of Puerto Rico to the United States.

On this day in 1999, the Brewers get their first Hall of Famer:

1999 – First Brewer Inducted into Hall of Fame

On this date Robin Yount became the first player inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in a Brewer’s jersey. Yount entered the major leagues at the age of 18 and spent his entire career with the Milwaukee Brewers as number 19 at short stop and center field. His awards are numerous, including being selected as an all-star three times as well as American league MVP twice. [Source: Milwaukee Brewers]

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