JJJ. 2018 Friday: After a week of hard-nosed negotiation and diplomatic gamesmanship, President Donald J. Trump announced that the nuclear weapons summit with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he had earlier canceled would take place in Singapore on June 12.



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Whit Monday (Christian), Statehood Day (Kentucky, Tennessee), Jefferson Davis Birthday (Alabama)


President James Buchannan, Vice President Thomas R. Marshall, Associate Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan, U.S. Secretaries of War John B. Floyd and Redfield Proctor; Romanian WW II Axis Leader Ion Antonescu; “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” by the Beatles, Faces and Rolling Stones’ Guitarist, Ronnie Wood, and General Robert E. Lee:

  1. 1533: Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, received the crown as Queen Consort of England.
  2. 1562: Emperor Ferdinand I and Sultan Suleiman II sign a treaty of peace.
  3. 1657: The first Quakers arrive in New Amsterdam.
  4. 1774: The British government—through the Boston Port Bill—orders the port of Boston closed until further notice.
  5. 1792: Kentucky became the 15th state of the union.
  6. 1796: Tennessee became the 16th Meanwhile, the final British troops withdraw from the American Colonies.
  7. 1806: In Blacksburg, Va., future 24thS. Secretary of War John B. Floyd is born. A Democrat, he served under President James Buchannan from 03-06-1857 to 12-29-1860.
  8. 1813: The mortally wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, Captain James Lawrence, gave the order, “Don’t give up the ship” during a losing battle with the British frigate HMS Shannon in the War of 1812.
  9. 1831: In Proctorville, Vermont, future 37thS. Secretary of War Redfield Proctor is born. A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from 03-05-1889 to 11-05-1891.
  10. 1833: Future 44th Associate Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan is born in Boyle County, Kentucky. President Rutherford B. Hayes nominated him to fill the seat of William Strong. Originally, he belonged to many different parties before settling on the GOP. He served 11-29-1877 to 10-14-1911.
  11. 1845: A homing pigeon completes an 11,000 trip from Namibia to London in 55 days.
  12. 1855: American adventurer William Walker conquers Nicaragua with a mercenary army and reestablishes slavery.
  13. 1861: The first skirmish of the Civil War occurred at the Fairfax Court House, Va.
  14. 1862: The United States abolishes slavery in all its overseas possessions. Confederate general, Robert E. Lee, assumed command of the Army of Northern Virginia, during the Civil War after General Joe Johnson suffers serious wounds at the Battle of Seven Pines.
  15. 1864: During the Civil War, the Battle of Cold Harbor takes place as Confederate and Union troops meet at Gaines’ Mill and Gaines’ Farm.
  16. 1868: James Buchanan, the 15th president of the United States, died near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at the age of 77.   Buchanan also served the nation as its 17thS. secretary of state under two presidents- James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor- from 03-10-1845 to 03-07-1849.
  17. 1869: Thomas Edison patents the electric voting machine.
  18. 1877: The U.S. government authorizes American troops to use Hot Pursuit of Mexican bandits into Mexico.
  19. 1880: The first pay telephone goes into service. Elsewhere, the U.S. Census is 50,155,783 citizens.
  20. 1888: California gets its first seismograph.
  21. 1890: The U.S. Census is 62,622,250 citizens.
  22. 1892: Following the merger of the Edison General Electric and the Thomson-Houston Electric Companies, the General Electric Company commenced operations.
  23. 1896: In Paris, the first recorded auto theft took place as the mechanic of Baron de Zuylen de Nyevelt stole his Peugeot.
  24. 1915: The T. S. Elliot poem, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” was first published in “Poetry: A Magazine of Verse,” in Chicago, Illinois. During World War I, the first zeppelin bombing attack over England takes place.
  25. 1921: A race riot breaks out in Tulsa, Oklahoma, resulting in the deaths of 61 people.
  26. 1925: The 28th Vice President of the United States, 1913-1921, Democrat Thomas R. Marshall—died on this date.
  27. 1926: Actress Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeanne Mortenson in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  28. 1927: Lizzie Borden, accused but acquitted of the 1892 ax murders of her father, Andrew, and stepmother, Abby, died in Fall River, Massachusetts, at age 66. This was the O.J. Simpson trial of the time.
  29. 1935: The Ingersoll-Waterbury Company reported that it had produced 2.5 million Mickey Mouse watches during its 2-year association with Disney.
  30. 1938: Protective baseball helmets appear in a Major League game for the first time.
  31. 1933: In a bizarre scene captured by news photographers, Lya Graf, a female circus dwarf, sat in the lap of financier J. P. Morgan, Jr., during a recess of a Senate hearing on the stock market crash of 1929.
  32. 1939: The British submarine HMS Thetis sank during a trial dive off North Wales with the loss of 99 lives. Elsewhere, Lou Nova defeated Max Baer at Yankee Stadium in the first U.S. televised heavyweight prizefight. Finally, Mexico abolished the siesta.
  33. 1941: Germany bans all Catholic publications. Elsewhere, following a failed uprising by the Arabs in the Middle East, the British army occupies Baghdad after some harsh fighting.
  34. 1942: The United States commenced sending Lend-Lease materials to the Soviet Union.
  35. 1943: During World War II, the Germans shot down a civilian flight from Portugal to England killing all 17 people aboard, including actor Leslie Howard.
  36. 1944: The Nazis forbid people living in the occupied countries from giving aid to downed Allied aviators. Elsewhere, Mexico abolishes the long-time practice of siesta—WTF!
  37. 1946: WW II Axis Romanian leader Ion Antonescu met his end at the hands of his executioners on this date.
  38. 1947: Ronnie Wood, guitarist of the Faces[i] and the Rolling Stones[ii] as well as a solo artist who sings was born on today’s date.
  39. 1953: KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno (NBC) begins broadcasting on this date.
  40. 1958: Charles de Gaulle became premier of France, marking the end of the Fourth Republic.
  41. 1967: The Beatles[iii] album “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” hits record store shelves on this date.
  42. 1968: Author-lecturer Helen Keller, who earned a college degree despite being blind and deaf almost all her life, died in Westport, Connecticut at age 87.
  43. 1969: Canada bans tobacco advertising on both radio and television.
  44. 1974: The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims appears in the journal of Emergency Medicine.
  45. 1975: Ronnie Wood of the Faces replaces Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones as their second guitarist behind Keith Richards[iv].
  46. 1977: The Soviet Union formally charged Jewish human rights activist Anatoly Sharansky with treason. Sent to prison, the USSR released him in 1986.
  47. 1979: The short-lived nation of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia came into existence. Meanwhile, Ted Coombs begins a 5,193-mile roller skate from Los Angeles to New York City.
  48. 1980: Cable News Network aka CNN, aka the Communist News Network aka Fake News made its debut.
  49. 1989: Former Sunday school teacher, John E. List, sought for almost 18 years in the slayings of his mother, wife, and three children in Westfield, New Jersey, underwent arrest in Richmond, Virginia. A jury of his peers tried, convicted, and sentenced him to life in prison where he died on March 21, 2008.
  50. 1993: Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of the CBS Evening News.
  51. 2001: Following an argument over the choice of a bride, the heir to the Royal Nepalese throne kills both parents and eight others before putting the gun to his own head and taking his life.
  52. 2003: Leaders of the world’s seven wealthiest nations and Russia pledged billions of dollars to fight AIDS and hunger on the opening day of their summit in Evian, France.
  53. 2004: A federal judge declared the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act unconstitutional, saying the measure infringed on women’s right to choose. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the law in April 2007. Elsewhere, Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, a powerful Sunni Muslim tribal leader and critic of the U.S.-led occupation, became president of Iraq’s incoming government. Finally, historian-biographer William Manchester died in Middletown, Connecticut, at age 82.
  54. 2009 Monday: Air France Flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil—all 228 souls aboard including the crew die in the mishap. Meanwhile, General Motors filed for Chapter 11, becoming the largest U.S. industrial company to enter bankruptcy protection. Elsewhere, hack comedian Conan O’Brien debuted as host of NBC’s “Tonight Show,” on this date; however, he stepped down in January 2010 after a dispute with the network.
  55. 2011 Wednesday: The U.S. announces it will boycott a United Nations’ Conference on anti-racism over concerns that there will be anti-Semitism aimed at the Israelis and Jews in general.
  56. 2012 Friday: In Tokyo, direct trading begins between the Japanese yuan and the Chinese yuan.
  57. 2013 Saturday: Russia enacts a countrywide smoking ban in most public places.
  58. 2014 Sunday: According to Brainy History, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Prime Minister, advises other nations to be cautious in recognizing the new Palestinian government, formed by agreement between Islamist rival groups Fatah and Hamas; Hamas plans to maintain its anti-Zionist stance. Elsewhere, freed American soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl entered the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, a day after the Taliban released the scumbag for five Guantanamo Bay terrorism detainees.
  59. 2015 Monday: Harriette Thompson, at 92 years and three months, becomes the oldest person to finish a marathon, beating the previous record holder of 92 years and 19 days.
  60. 2016 Wednesday: The world’s most expensive railway tunnel- the 35.5-mile Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland that passes under the Alps- undergoes completion on this date. It cost 9.560 billion Swiss francs to build.
  61. 2017 Thursday: In Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 113-91. Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump declared he would pull the U.S. from the bulls**t Paris climate agreement. The U.S., however, remains a part of the agreement until at least 2020.
  62. 2018 Friday: After a week of hard-nosed negotiation and diplomatic gamesmanship, President Donald J. Trump announced that the nuclear weapons summit with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he had earlier canceled would take place in Singapore on June 12. Meanwhile, President Trump directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take “immediate steps” to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open, calling it a matter of national economic security. Finally, health officials said four more deaths had been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total of dead to five.
  63. 2019 Saturday: For the first time in boxing history, a Mexican American heavyweight becomes a multi-title winner- Andy Ruiz Jr.- when he beats English champion Anthony Joshua in seven rounds at the world-famous Madison Square Garden. He wins the IBF, IBO, WBA, and WBO world heavyweight boxing titles. Congratulations!
  64. 2020 Monday: President Donald J. Trump informs the nation via a speech in the Rose Garden that he ‘is the law and order president’ and that ‘if governors won’t crackdown on the violent rioters plaguing cities around the nation, he will do it for them.’ Here are the Chinese Bat Flu Virus stats for the world for today: 6,226,402 confirmed cases, 373,883 confirmed deaths, and 2,671,705 confirmed recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 1,844,695 confirmed cases, 106,407 confirmed deaths, and 411,134 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2020 Monday A: In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-bloggers, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats for the Golden State first: 113,006 confirmed cases, 4,251 confirmed deaths, but once again, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 652 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 608 confirmed recoveries. Finally, here are the stats for the Evergreen State: 21,702 confirmed cases, 1,118 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.






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This artwork is #0117 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Where the Prickly Pear Blooms.” 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, 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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Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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Ever the musical innovator, Roger Waters’ next solo effort was an opera, “Ca Ira,” aka “It’ll be Fine,” which came out on October 04, 2005. The subject material revolved around the early parts of the notorious and extremely bloody French Revolution. Say what you will about an ever-evolving artist dipping his toe into opera music, this is a stunner although narrative parts tend to overshadow the musical endeavor but hey, it is what it is. We certainly hope that you will seek this stunner out and consider adding it to your growing collection of nothing but the finest in music- you will be so glad you did, undoubtedly! We thank you!






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Original Beverly Carrick Artworks, Beverly Carrick—World Famous Artist, Mick Taylor, Ronnie Wood, Faces, The Rolling Stones, General Robert E. Lee, Vice President Thomas R. Marshall, President James Buchannan, U.S. Secretary of State James Buchanan, Keith Richards, Associate Supreme Court Justice Robert Marshall Harlan, Ion Antonescu, U.S. Secretary of War John B. Floyd, U.S. Secretary of War Redfield Proctor, Roger Waters, Pedro Muñoz,




[i] We began promoting the music of an interconnected group of bands including the Small Faces, Faces, and Rod Stewart beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014. This was a massive undertaking of rock bands and solo artists so we hope you will seek them out and consider adding the music to your album collection.

[ii] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016. This included the members’ solo projects. We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor. Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces.

[iii] 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.   The “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” album appeared on Tuesday, 22-November-2016. Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iv] See previous footnotes regarding the Faces and the Rolling Stones.


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Author: Executive Chef Pedro Muñoz, CEC-ACF

I began my culinary career in the 1950's and had the good fortune of working with many different chefs before meeting my good friend, Stinkbug, in the mid 1980's in Bakersfield. I am still working part-time in my semi-retired years in my hometown in San Diego, CA. Member of the CA063 San Diego Chefs de Cuisine Chapter Chef Pedro is now an Independent. Chef Pedro writes from San Diego, CA Contact Chef Pedro at the following email address:

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