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TODAY IN HISTORY
TODAY IN HISTORY—MARCH 20, 2020:
U.S. Secretary of War Peter Buell Porter; Emerson, Lake, & Palmer featuring Carl Palmer, Jerry Reed, John and Yoko Lennon, Pacific Gas & Electric featuring Glenn Schwartz, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring Sam Lay:
- 141: On this date, the sixth recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs.
- 1345: Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars align on this date, thought to be a cause of the Black Death at the time.
- 1413: England’s King Henry the IV died on this date leading to the rise of King Henry the V.
- 1627: France and Spain sign an accord with which to fight the ongoing spread of Protestantism.
- 1760: The great fire of Boston- a conflagration that lasted 10 hours- destroyed 349 buildings and 11 ships but took NO lives.
- 1792: In Paris, the Legislative Assembly approved the use of the guillotine.
- 1800: The French defeat the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Heliopolis and advance on Cairo.
- 1815: Napoleon Bonaparte returned to Paris after escaping exile on the Isle of Elba, beginning his “Hundred Days” rule.
- 1816: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) asserts the right to review the decisions of state courts.
- 1844: In Niagara Falls, New York, the 12thS. Secretary of War- Peter Buell Porter- died. A Democratic-Republican, (then National Republican, and finally a Whig), he served under President John Quincy Adams from 05-23-1828 to 03-09-1829.
- 1852: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s influential novel about slavery, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” underwent first publishing in book form after first appearing in serialized form.
- 1854: Approximately 50 anti-slavery abolitionists got together in Ripon, Wisconsin, to form what would become the modern-day Republican Party. Democrats SWEAR they are the anti-slavery party but they are lying scumbags who have been throughout the history of the nation the party of hate, racism, and bigotry.
- 1865: A plan by John Wilkes Booth to abduct President Abraham Lincoln fell apart when the president changed his plans and did not appear at the Soldier’s Home near Washington, D.C.
- 1868: The James-Younger Gang robs a bank in Russellville, Kentucky, of $14,000.
- 1885: John Matzeliger of Suriname patented the shoe-lacing machine.
- 1890: Kaiser Wilhelm II fires Chancellor Otto von Bismarck.
- 1896: In the wake of a revolution, U.S. Marines landed in the Central American nation of Nicaragua to protect American interests.
- 1897: The first U.S. orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary incorporated in New York. Meanwhile, the first intercollegiate basketball game using five players per team took place. In a contest between Yale and Pennsylvania, the former won the contest by a score of 32-10.
- 1899: At Sing Sing Prison, Martha M. Place received the dubious honor of becoming the first woman to undergo execution in the electric chair.
- 1912: A coalmine explosion in McCurtain, Oklahoma, claimed the lives of 73 workers.
- 1914: The first international figure skating championship occurred in New Haven, Connecticut.
- 1917: After U-Boats sink three more American merchant ships, President Woodrow Wilson meets with his Cabinet, who agrees with him that American entry into World War I seems inevitable.
- 1922: The U.S. Navy commissions its first aircraft carrier, the USS Langley.
- 1933: The Nazis complete work on their first concentration camp, Dachau.
- 1935: Future drummer with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band[i]—Sam Lay—is born on this date.
- 1937: Fame country musician, Jerry Reed, is born on this date.
- 1941: The Nazis and Yugoslavia sign a pact making them a part of the Axis. Meanwhile, future guitarist with the California rock band, Pacific Gas & Electric[ii]– Glenn Schwartz- is born on this date.
- 1942: The Nazis begin an air assault on the island of Malta. Meanwhile, U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur, having evacuated the Philippines at the order of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, told reporters upon arriving in Terowie, Australia, “I came out of Bataan, and I shall return.”
- 1950: Future rock drummer with Emerson, Lake & Palmer[iii]—Carl Palmer—is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
- 1951: The Indonesian army launches an assault against its Islamists fighting for independence.
- 1952: The final treaty restoring the sovereignty of Japan undergoes ratification on this date.
- 1965: President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered 4,000 troops to protect the Selma-Montgomery civil rights marchers.
- 1968: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs a bill removing gold backing from U.S. paper money.
- 1969: John Lennon[iv] married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar. Meanwhile, President Richard M. Nixon vows to end the war in Vietnam by 1970.
- 1972: 19 mountain climbers lost their lives on Japan’s Mount Fuji during an avalanche.
- 1976: A jury of her peers convicts newspaper heiress, Patricia Hearst, for her part in a bank robbery with the Symbionese Liberation Army. She received a sentence of up to seven years in prison; however, she was released after serving 22 months and was pardoned in 2001 by President Bill Clinton.
- 1981: The Argentine high court sentences Isabel Peron, the ex-president, to 8 years in prison for corruption.
- 1984: The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment that would allow spoken prayer in public schools.
- 1985: Libby Riddles won the 1,135-mile Anchorage-to-Nome dog race, becoming the first woman to win the Iditarod.
- 1987: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve the sale of AZT, an AIDS treatment said to work.
- 1988: Eight-year old Deandra Anrig found herself airborne when an airplane flying over Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California snagged the string of her kite. Deandra was lifted 10 feet off the ground and carried for some 100 feet until she let go; she was not seriously hurt. Meanwhile, in the second round of their heavyweight-boxing match, Mike Tyson knocks out Tony Tubbs to win the title.
- 1989: Robert J. Kerr replaces Robert M. Gates as assistant director of the CIA.
- 1991: The U.S. forgives Poland $2 billion in loan debt.
- 1995: In Tokyo, 12 people died, more than 5,500 others sickened when Aum Shinrikyo cult members leaked packages containing the poisonous gas sarin on five separate subway trains.
- 1999: Legoland California opened in Carlsbad.
- 2003: The United States, Great Britain, Australia, and Poland invade Iraq sans United Nations sanctions.
- 2005: In Fukuoka, Japan, the first major earthquake to hit in more than a century occurs killing one person and injuring numerous others which also causes massive evacuations.
- 2006: In Chad, the rebel movement seeking to overthrow President Idris Deby launches an attack in the eastern part of the country that kills 150 government soldiers and injures countless others.
- 2011: The people of Morocco turn out in the thousands to demand an end to corruption and civil rights for all citizens.
- 2013: Zillur Rahman, age 84, the president of Bangladesh, dies in office after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Singapore; the government declared three days of mourning.
- 2014: Rising Asian demand for Champagne will represent increasing export growth, with Japan currently the fourth-largest export market after the U.K., the U.S. and Germany.
- 2015: The creator of “Berry’s World,” cartoonist Jim Berry, dies at age 83. Meanwhile, former Liberal Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser (served 1975-83) dies at age 84.
- 2016: President Barack Hussein Obama and his family arrive in Cuba for a three-day visit. He was the first U.S. president to visit the island nation since 1928. His visit, however, was the first by any American president since the island went communist in the 1950s so thank you, Mr. Obama, for being such a pro-Castro POS.
- 2017: The American psychotherapist who coined the term ‘homophobia’ dies at the age of 87. We do not know if Dr. George Weinberg was himself a homosexual but he’s the one who crafted the term.
- 2018: Actress Cynthia Nixon from “Sex in the City” announces she will run for New York governor. She would go down in flames to the dimwit Andrew Cuomo. Meanwhile, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman meets with President Donald J. Trump at the White House.
- 2019: According to the World Happiness Report, Finland is the happiest country on planet Earth while the South Sudan is the least-happiest nation. Meanwhile, South Korean authorities arrest four scumbags for secretly filming at least 1,600 hotel guests doing the nasty and selling the footage to online Websites.
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0044 a 9” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yuccas in the Moonlight.” 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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ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:
In 2000, Roxy Music released a special edition, 6-track-package entitled, “Valentine,” which includes some of the greatest music anyone had ever heard in the past two decades. There are two discs, one featuring the live set of songs while the second features live performances recorded between 1972-1974. Hence, if you have failed to get in the ground floor of the band and its memorable music, this is one hell of a way in which, to do it so go to Amazon.com. Once there, you can pick it up in the format, the condition, and the price that works best for you—you will be glad you did as will our accountants. Thank you.
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[i] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years. We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.
[ii] We promoted the music of Pacific Gas & Electric beginning on Thursday, 12-January-2012 through Sunday, 15-January-2012. Although this band was not around for more than 3-4 years, they rocked their socks off which is why we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection.
[iii] We hope to present the music of the Nice as well as Emerson, Lake & Palmer at some point within the next five years. Please remain posted for the day that we do.
[iv] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018. Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.
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