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TODAY IN HISTORY—MARCH 03, 2020:
Buffalo Springfield, Elvis Presley, Thin Lizzy featuring Snowy White, and Wings featuring Linda McCartney:
- 1746: The army of Bonnie Prince Charlie of Scotland occupies Inverness Castle.
- 1791: An act of the U.S. Congress establishes the Mint. It also passed a measure taxing distilled spirits; it was the first internal revenue act in U.S. history.
- 1801: The first American Jew elected governor, David Emanuel, takes the oath of office in Georgia.
- 1805: An act of the U.S. Congress forms the Louisiana-Missouri Territories.
- 1812: Congress passed the first foreign aid bill.
- 1815: The United States declares war on the Barbary Pirates for taking American prisoners and keeping their ships.
- 1817: The Mississippi Territory undergoes division into the Mississippi and Alabama Territories. Meanwhile, the first commercial steamboat route between Louisville and New Orleans opened on this date.
- 1820: The Missouri Compromise passes making the territory a slave-holding one.
- 1837: The U.S. Congress increases the number of justices on the Supreme Court from seven to nine. Meanwhile, President Andrew Jackson and Congress recognize the Republic of Texas.
- 1845: Florida became the 27th state of the Union. Meanwhile, in Washington, DC, Congress passed legislation overriding a presidential veto for the first time in the history of the United States. Finally, an Act of Congress established uniform postal rates throughout the nation with the new law going into effect on July 1, 1845.
- 1849: On this date, the government of the United States established the U.S. Department of the Interior. In addition to that, the U.S. Congress organizes the Minnesota Territory. Finally, Congress passed the Gold Coinage Act, which allowed the minting of gold coins.
- 1851: The U.S. Congress authorized the 3-cent piece, which was the smallest U.S. silver coin in circulation at the time.
- 1857: The outbreak of the Second Opium War sees France and Great Britain declare war on the crumbling nation of China with the intent of gaining more territory.
- 1861: Czar Alexander II of Russia signs the Emancipation Manifesto, which gave serfs their freedom.
- 1863: By signing a measure, President Abraham Lincoln created the National Academy of the Sciences. Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress begins the organization of the Idaho Territory. Finally, the U.S. Postal Service authorized free mail delivery within city limits.
- 1865: To help destitute Southern blacks, the Congress creates the Freedman’s Bureau.
- 1873: Congress enacts the Comstock Law, making it illegal to send any “obscene, lewd, or lascivious” books through the mail.
- 1875: The U.S. Congress authorized the 20-cent piece; however, it was in circulation for just three years.
- 1879: Before the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), the first female lawyer ever to address it does so on this day: Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood.
- 1885: The American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) incorporated in New York as a subsidiary of the American Bell Telephone Co. Meanwhile, the U.S. Post Office began offering special delivery for first-class mail.
- 1891: The Congress of the United States creates the U.S. Court of Appeals system.
- 1894: British Prime Minster William Gladstone submitted his resignation to Queen Victoria, ending his fourth and final premiership.
- 1899: George Dewey becomes the first Admiral of the Navy in the U.S.
- 1903: The U.S. imposed a $2 head tax on incoming immigrants. It should be $100,000 by now, 2018. Meanwhile, some unfortunate named Barney Gilmore suffered arrest for spitting in public in the city of St. Louis.
- 1910: J.D. Rockefeller Jr., announced his withdrawal from business to administer his father’s fortune for an “uplift in humanity.” He also appealed to the U.S. Congress for the creation of the Rockefeller Foundation.
- 1913: More than 5,000 suffragists marched down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. a day before the presidential inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson.
- 1918: In World War I, Germany, Austro-Hungary, and Russia sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk. This ended Russia’s participation in World War I and gave the Germans free rein to absorb as much Russian territory as possible.
- 1920: In the NHL, the Montreal Canadians score a record 16 goals in beating the Quebec Bulldogs.
- 1923: Time Magazine, founded by Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce, made its debut.
- 1931: The “Star-Spangled Banner” became the national anthem of the United States as President Herbert Hoover signed a congressional resolution. People originally knew the song as “Defense of Ft. McHenry.”
- 1934: Bank robber John Dillinger breaks out of a jail using nothing more than a hand-carved wooden gun.
- 1939: In Bombay, Ghandi began a fast to protest the state’s autocratic rule.
- 1943: In London’s East End, 173 people died in a crush of bodies at the Bethnal Green tube station, which was being used as a wartime shelter.
- 1945: The Allies fully secured the Philippine capital of Manila from Japanese forces during World War II. They also recapture Corregidor from the Japanese defenders. Elsewhere, Superman encountered Batman and Robin for the first time on the Mutual Broadcasting System.
- 1948: Future guitarist with the Anglo-Irish rock band, Thin Lizzy[i]– Snowy White- is born in Barnstable, Devon, UK, on this date. He would perform with the band from 1979 to 1982.
- 1952: The Supreme Court of the United States upheld New York State’s Feinberg Law that banned Communist teachers in the U.S.—Question: why is no one enforcing this law NOW?
- 1955: Elvis Presley[ii] makes his first TV appearance on a broadcast of radio show, “Louisiana Hayride.”
- 1956: Morocco gained its independence from France on this date.
- 1959: The San Francisco Giants had their new stadium officially named Candlestick Park. Meanwhile, the United States launched the Pioneer 4 spacecraft, which flew by the moon. Elsewhere, comedian Lou Costello died in East Los Angeles three days before his 53rd
- 1960: Lucille Ball filed for divorce from her husband, Desi Arnaz, a day after they had finished filming the last episode of “The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show” on Arnaz’s 43rd
- 1966: The famous albeit short-lived rock group, the Buffalo Springfield[iii] forms: it consists of Richie Furay, Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Dewey Martin, and Jim Messina.
- 1969: Apollo 9 blasted off from Cape Kennedy on a mission to test the lunar module as it made 151 orbits of the Earth, which took ten days’ time. Meanwhile, Sirhan B. Sirhan testified in a Los Angeles courtroom that he did indeed assassinate Robert F. Kennedy.
- 1974: A Turkish Airlines DC-10 crashed shortly after takeoff from Orly Airport in Paris, killing all 346 people on board it. Elsewhere, in the second round of their heavyweight-boxing match, George Foreman knocks out Ken Norton.
- 1975: In the United States, police bust Linda McCartney for pot possession.
- 1980: The Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine, was decommissioned with the vessel’s final voyage ending on May 26, 1979.
- 1985: Coal miners in Britain voted to end a yearlong strike that proved to be the longest and most violent walk-out in British history.
- 1991: In a scene captured on amateur video, Los Angeles police officers beat the living shit out of motorist Rodney King for being high and for having led them on a lengthy pursuit. Elsewhere, 25 people died when a United Airlines Boeing 737-200 crashed while approaching the Colorado Springs Airport.
- 1993: Health pioneer Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine, died in Washington, D.C., at age 86.
- 1994: The Mexican government reached a peace agreement with the Chiapas rebel group.
- 1995: A U.N. peacekeeping mission in Somalia sputtered to an end.
- 2002: Voters in Switzerland approved joining the United Nations, abandoning almost 200 years of formal neutrality.
- 2003: Israeli troops arrested Hamas cofounder Mohammed Taha in a deadly raid; however, they released him 14 months later.
- 2009: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, during a visit to Israel, promised to work with the incoming government, but said movement toward establishment of a Palestinian state was “inescapable.”
- 2010: In Baquoba, Iraq, 33 people and more than 50 wounded in multiple suicide bomb attacks.
- 2011: The United Nations releases a report showing that world food price is at their highest level in the past 20 years.
- 2012: GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney wins the caucus in Washington State.
- 2013: Doctors pronounce a 2-year old Mississippi girl born with HIV/AIDS, HIV-negative after receiving treatment for the virus within 30 hours after her birth. Meanwhile, in Karachi, Pakistan, members of the ‘religion of peace’ conduct bombings that kill 45 people and wound scores more.
- 2014: Researchers discover the world’s largest virus to date in 30,000-year-old Siberian ice; the ancient virus is still able to infect amoebae, its target hosts. Meanwhile, Bill Gates wins the title as the world’s richest person in the Forbes annual ranking, with a total net worth of $76 billion; he outranked last year’s wealthiest person, Carlos Slim, by $4 billion. Elsewhere, President Barack Obama pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a White House meeting to make the “tough decisions” needed to move forward on talks with the Palestinians. Meanwhile, Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty to murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day 2013, marking the start of the Olympian’s murder trial in South Africa. (Pistorius is serving a 13-year-sentence for murder after his original manslaughter conviction, was overturned and his original six-year sentence was increased).
- 2015: According to Brainy History, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to S. Congress on his concerns with current negotiations to limit Iran’s nuclear program, portraying the deal as dangerous; U.S. President Barack Obama dismissed the speech content as ‘nothing new.’
- 2016: In Detroit, Michigan, Fox News hosts the 11th GOP presidential primary debate.
- 2017: In Tuam, Ireland, a mass grave filled with the remains of 800 children and infants is uncovered at a former Catholic care home.
- 2018: Actor David Ogden Stiers, best known for playing a surgeon on the “M.A.S.H.” television series, died at his Oregon home at the age of 75. Meanwhile, coastal communities in the northeastern United States saw damaging high tide flooding and the lingering effects of powerful, gusting winds in the aftermath of a vicious nor’easter. Finally, the 2018 Razzles Awards names “The Emoji Movie” the worst movie of 2017. Yow.
- 2019: Much to the relief of tech billionaire Elon Musk, his SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docks with the International Space Station on its test run. Awesome! Meanwhile down in Alabama and Georgia, tornadoes rip through several communities killing 23 people and injuring scores more.
- 2020: At the time of this update, one of the most amazing political comebacks in the history of the United States occurs as former Vice President Joe Biden wins state after state. Bernie Sanders and his communist ideals are crumbling while his loony tunes buddy, Liz Warren, is down in the crapper, losing her home state to Smoking Joe Biden. Michael Bloomberg, a putz who spent more than $600 million to buy the election for himself managed to buy ONLY American Samoa. Time for Bloomberg to leave the race as well as Elizabeth Warren. No one wants oligarchs and no one wants communists. Meanwhile, news appears that says Tom Steyer, who left the race a week ago, spent $160 million to win 0 delegates. Finally, a horrible series of tornados roared through Tennessee killing at least 25 people and injuring numerous others.
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0027 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Calistoga Sunday.” It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale. You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page. At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.” Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks. Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty. We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work. It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor! You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY! Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!
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[i] We look forward to promoting the music of Thin Lizzy when we promote the music of U2, sometime within the next 4-5 years. We hope you will be with us when we do.
[ii] When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030’s, we expect to do so. Please, stay tuned.
[iii] We promoted the music of Buffalo Springfield beginning on Saturday, 17-November-2012 through Saturday, 24-November-2012. We hope you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your collection. You will be glad you did.