Daily Bread for 9.26.15 – 2017

Good morning, Whitewater.

We’ve a mild, autumn Saturday ahead, with partly sunny skies and a high of seventy-eight. Sunset is 6:47 and sunset 6:44, for 11h 57m 24s of daytime. Daytime is now less than half our full day.

On this day in 1960, Sen. Kennedy and Vice President Nixon participated in the first of four televised presidential debates:

 

On this day in 1833, several tribes cede land to the United States government:

1833 – Indian Treaty Cedes to Government

On this date Indian tribes including the Ojibwe, Menominee, Potawatomi, Ho-Chunk, Ottawa and Sauk ceded land to the government, including areas around Milwaukee, especially to the south and east of the city. The ceded land included much of what is today John Michael Kohler and Terry Andrae State Parks. The Potawatomi continued to live along the Black River until the 1870s, despite the treaty. [Source:Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources]

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