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TODAY IN HISTORY—MARCH 14, 2020:
Vice President Thomas R. Marshall; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Ronnie Hammond, Chicago featuring Walter Parazaider, the Ohio Players featuring Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, the Rolling Stones, Talking Heads featuring David Byrne, the Turtles featuring Jim Pons, and YES featuring Billy Sherwood:
- 1558: Frederick I becomes the Holy Roman Empire’s new emperor.
- 1629: The British throne issued a royal charter, which gave a land grant to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
- 1794: Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin, an invention that revolutionized America’s cotton industry.
- 1813: In Berne, N.Y., the future 41st S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley, is born. President Ulysses S. Grant would nominate his fellow Republican to fill a new seat on the nation’s high court and Bradley would then serve from 03-21-1870 to 01-22-1892.
- 1821: In New York, organizers establish the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
- 1854: Future 28th vice president of the United States, 1913-1921 Democrat—Thomas R. Marshall—is born on this date.
- 1870: The California state legislature approves an act, which would make Golden Gate Park possible.
- 1891: The submarine Monarch laid telephone cable along the bottom of the English Channel in preparation for the first telephone links across the body of water.
- 1900: Congress ratified the Gold Standard Act, which would place the United States on the gold standard, meaning American money now has an equal amount of gold backing it.
- 1903: In Sebastian, Florida, city leaders set up the first native bird reservation in the United States. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate ratified the Hay-Herran Treaty, which guaranteed the U.S. the right to build a canal in Panama.
- 1904: In a landmark case, Northern Securities Company v. United States, the Supreme Court of the nation finds that the company has violated the Sherman Antitrust Act. This is the first case that President Teddy Roosevelt had undertaken in his ‘trust-busting’ campaign.
- 1914: Henry Ford announced the new continuous motion method to assemble cars. The process decreased the time to make a car from 12.5 hours to 93 minutes. Elsewhere, Serbia and the Ottoman Empire sign a treaty of peace.
- 1915: During World War I, the German battle cruiser Dresden somehow blows itself up off the coast of Chile.
- 1916: During World War I, the Battle of Verdun unfolds as German troops attack Mort-Homme Ridge to the west of the city.
- 1918: An all-Russian Congress of Soviets ratified a peace treaty with the Central Powers.
- 1923: President Warren G. Harding became the first chief executive to file an income tax return, paying a tax of $17,990 on his $75,000 salary. Meanwhile, the German high court bans the NSDAP (Nazi) Party.
- 1926: A train in Costa Rica falls into the Rio Virilla, killing 248 passengers while wounding another 93.
- 1931: In New York City, developers build the first rear-projection theater.
- 1932: George Eastman—the founder of the Kodak Company—took his own life on this date.
- 1933: The Civilian Conservation Corps begins tree conservation.
- 1939: The republic of Czechoslovakia dissolved on this date, which opened the way for Nazi occupation of Czech areas and the separation of Slovakia.
- 1941: Authorities in Nazi-occupied Holland forbid Jewish ownership of businesses and companies.
- 1943: During World War II, the Nazis liquidate the Krakow Ghetto. Meanwhile, in Santa Monica, California, Jim Pons, future bassist with the California rock group, the Turtles[i], is born on this date as is future member of the Ohio Players[ii]— Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner (Guitars/Vocals). Finally, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the first president to fly in an airplane by doing so on this date.
- 1945: In Chicago, Illinois, future rock saxophonist with the rock band, Chicago[iii], Walter Parazaider, is born on this date. Meanwhile, the Royal Air Force Dambuster Squad dropped a 22,000 pound “Grand Slam” bomb on the German Bielefeld railway viaduct, which made it the heaviest bomb dropped during World War II.
- 1947: Moscow announced that it still had 890,532 German POWs in Russian prison camps on this date.
- 1950: The FBI’s “10-Most-Wanted” program begins.
- 1951: During the Korean War, United Nations forces recaptured the capital city of the South, Seoul.
- 1952: In the NBA, the Baltimore Bullets end a 32-game road-losing streak. Meanwhile, David Byrne, future guitarist/keyboardist/and vocalist with the New York rock band, Talking Heads[iv], is born on this date.
- 1958: The government of South Africa prohibits the African National Congress.
- 1960: In the NBA, Wilt Chamberlain sets a playoff record of 53 points. Meanwhile, in Bakersfield, California, the home of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, 14 people die in a train crash.
- 1964: A jury in Dallas found Jack Ruby guilty of murdering the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald, and sentenced him to death. However, a court of appeals later overturned both the conviction and the death sentence, but Mr. Ruby died before another court could retry him.
- 1965: The Israeli cabinet approves diplomatic relations with West Germany. Meanwhile, future member of the British rock band, YES[v]–Billy Sherwood (bass/vocals 1994 / 1997-2000. 2015-present)—is born in Las Vegas, Nevada, on this date.
- 1967: Government officials moved the body of President John F. Kennedy from a temporary grave to a permanent site at the Arlington National Cemetery.
- 1971: Leaving England to become tax exiles, the Rolling Stones move their base of operations to the south of France.
- 1976: Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th
- 1978: An Israeli force of 22,000 invaded southern Lebanon on this date to clean out terrorist scum causing problems there. Meanwhile, the NFL permanently adds a seventh judge to its refereeing squads, the side judge.
- 1979: The Census Bureau reported that 95 percent of all Americans were married or would get married.
- 1980: A Polish airliner crashes, killing all 87 people aboard it with 22 being U.S. amateur boxers.
- 1983: OPEC cuts oil prices for the first time in 23 years.
- 1986: The European Space Agency’s Giotto space probe flies by Hailey’s Comet.
- 1989: Under the auspices of President George H.W. Bush, the Congress issued a ban on imported ‘assault guns.’
- 1990: Mikhail S. Gorbachev becomes the president of the Soviet Congress.
- 1991: In the wake of the Iraqi retreat from Kuwait, the Emir of Kuwait returns home to his kingdom.
- 1992: The Soviet newspaper Pravda suspends publication.
- 1995: American astronaut Norman Thagard became the first American to enter space aboard a Russian rocket.
- 1997: An Iranian military aircraft crashes, killing 80 people.
- 2002: A Scottish appeals court upheld the conviction of a Libyan intelligence agent for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.
- 2003: a weekend of protests the Iraq War, commence as millions across the U.S. and the world attend protests.
- 2011: In Cleveland, Ohio, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Dr. John[vi], Tom Waits[vii], Alice Cooper[viii], Darlene Love, and Neil Diamond[ix] into its Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, longtime member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section[x]–Ronnie Hammond (vocals 1972-1983 / 1988-2001)—died on this date.
- 2012: The British government releases its unemployment statistics: 2.67 million unemployed, the highest count since 1995.
- 2013: A series of car bombings across Baghdad, Iraq, kill 25 and wound 50. Meanwhile, the People’s Republic of China selects Xi Jinping as the new president of their country.
- 2014: The West braced for a vote by the Crimean Peninsula to secede from Ukraine; calling the results all but a foregone conclusion, U.S. Secretary of State John “Lurch” Kerry urged Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s Parliament against any offer to claim Crimea as their own. Sadly for the Ukrainian people, the plea by the ineffective secretary of state went nowhere. Meanwhile, five cities have submitted bids for the 2022 Winter Olympics: Oslo, Norway; Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing, China; Krakow, Poland and L’viv, Ukraine; officials will select the city in July 2015. Meanwhile, the S. plans to let its contract with ICANN expire next year; this would end U.S. authority over the Internet.
- 2015: The president of Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale, calls for aid for the island nation after Hurricane Pam blasts through the region, devastating homes across 60 islands, killing 8 people, and injuring many more. According to Brainy History, the full extent of the disaster remains unknown to this day.
- 2016: NASA declares February 2016 the warmest month ever in recorded history- 1.35 degrees Celsius above the long-term average. Hence why the liberals continue claiming we have ’10 years’ before it’s all over and done.
- 2017: The European Court of Justice announces a ruling that will permit companies to ban employees from wearing religious symbols including- get this- head scarves.
- 2018: Stephen Hawking, the best-known theoretical physicist of his time, died at his home in Cambridge, UK, at the age of 76. He had stunned doctors by living with the normally fatal ALS illness for more than half-a-century. Meanwhile, the UK announces that thanks to Putin poisoning a former Russian spy and his daughter on British soil, the government announces the expulsion of 29 Russian diplomats.
- 2019: A gunman in Christchurch, New Zealand, live-streamed attacks on two separate mosques murdered at least 49 Muslims and wounded numerous others. The attacker, a 28-year-old white Australian, said he was angry over the massive numbers of Muslims flooding that South Pacific island nation and posted a 74-page, anti-immigrant manifesto online. Most of the Muslims slain died at the first mosque he attacked, the Masjid Al Noor, occurred there around 1:45 p.m. while the second mosque he attacked, the Linwood Masjid Mosque, saw most of the rest killed there. He also attacked some in the street and made sure he finished off wounded Muslims with kill shots. Question: WHY are there so many Muslims in New Zealand? What is wrong with these people?
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[i] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.
[ii] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band. The Ohio Players are amazing.
[iii] We will present the music of Chicago- and its various members’ solo careers- sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.
[iv] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will promote the music of the Talking Heads but when we do, you will also see the music of Blondie and Aerosmith shared as well. Please, keep your eyes open for the day this magnificent event occurs.
[v] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary British rock band, YES, but when we do, you will be the first to know. This offering will go as long as- if not longer- than the Beatles and their individual members. Please stay tuned.
[vi] We hope to do the music of this icon, Dr. John, so please remain vigilant for when we do.
[vii] No clue as to when we will do the music of Tom Waits. Stick around long enough and who knows, you might find out.
[viii] Likewise, we expect to offer the music of Alice Cooper sometime between 2025-2027. Please stay tuned.
[ix] Perhaps one day, we will also do the music of Neil Diamond, one of the all-time greatest singer-songwriters. You will be glad we did as this performer deserves accolades from the entire planet.
[x] We hope to promote the music of the Atlanta Rhythm Section one day, too. You will be glad for the day we do.
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