February 10

Event:
1763
The Treaty of Paris ending the French and Indian War is signed. Great Britain called the war, The Seven Year War. With its end they become the leading Colonial Empire. France ceded all of the lands east of the Mississippi River, with the exception of the City of New Orleans, to Great Britain. The Spanish territories of East and West Florida also become British colonies.

Birth:
1783
Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy, Russian artist.

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