Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1763 – The 1763 Treaty of Paris ends the French and Indian War, and France cedes Quebec to Great Britain (More info)

1870 – The YWCA is founded in New York City (More info)

1933 – The New York City-based Postal Telegraph Company introduces the first singing telegram (More info)

1957 - The Styrfoam cooler was invented.

1992 – Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson is found guilty of raping 18-year-old beauty-pageant contestant Desiree Washington and later sentenced to 10 years in prison (More info)

1996 – In the first game of their match, the IBM computer Deep Blue beats world chess champion Garry Kasparov (More info)


It's National Cream Cheese Brownie Day, National Umbrella Day (good timing), and Try To Invent A New Jello Flavor Day....enjoy!