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TODAY IN HISTORY—JUNE 10, 2020:
Last Day of Stay-at-Home Order (Virginia)
U.S. Secretaries of War William Eustis and James Barbour; U.S. Attorney-General Caesar Augustus Rodney; Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin, Howlin’ Wolf, It’s a Beautiful Day featuring Tom Fowler, The Move featuring Rick Price, “12 x 5” by the Rolling Stones, and Traffic featuring Barry Beckett:
- 1540: British troops arrest Thomas Cromwell at Westminster Abbey.
- 1610: First Dutch settlers arrive from New Jersey to settle on Manhattan Island.
- 1692: The first official execution resulting from the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts took place as authorities hanged Bridget Bishop.
- 1753: In Cambridge, Massachusetts, future 6thS. Secretary of War William Eustis is born. A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from 03-07-1809 to 01-13-1813.
- 1760: New York passes the first effective law regulating the practice of medicine.
- 1775: In Barboursville, Va., future 11thS. Secretary of War James Barbour is born. A Democratic-Republican, then National Republican, and then a Whig, Barbour served under President John Quincy Adams from 03-07-1825 to 05-23-1828 and then became U.S. Minister to England.
- 1776: The Continental Congress appoints a committee to draft the Declaration of Independence.
- 1793: The first public zoo opens in Paris, France. Meanwhile, Washington, D.C. replaces Philadelphia as the capital of the U.S.
- 1801: The sultan of Tripoli declares war on the United States for refusing to pay them tribute. The dispute between the Muslim jihadists and the Americans was over the jihadis attacking merchant shipping, capturing ships, and enslaving American sailors. Eventually, President Thomas Jefferson would send United States Marines to whoop ass on the Muslims.
- 1824: In Buenos Aires, Argentina, the 6thS. Attorney-General Caesar Augustus Rodney died at age 52. A Democratic-Republican, he served under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison from 01-20-1807 to 12-05-1811.
- 1826: Turkish Sultan Mahmud II’s Janissaries rebel killing more than 20,000 people across the capital city.
- 1847: The Chicago Tribune begins publication.
- 1850: Millard Fillmore takes the oath of office as president of the United States, replacing Zachary Taylor.
- 1854: The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, holds its first graduation ceremony.
- 1861: During the Civil War, Confederate forces routed Union soldiers in the Battle of Big Bethel in Virginia.
- 1892: The Republican national convention in Minneapolis nominated President Benjamin Harrison for reelection and Whitelaw Reid for vice president. Harrison, however, lost the election to former President Grover Cleveland.
- 1898: During the Spanish-American War, U.S. troops begin landing in Cuba at Guantanamo Bay to assist the rebels in their fight against the Spaniards. Hostilities last for about a month, ending Spanish colonialism in the Western Hemisphere.
- 1902: Americus F. Callahan received a U.S. patent for the “outlook” or “see-through” envelope
- 1903: Binney & Smith Company began the development of a product line of wax crayons. They named the product, “Crayola.”
- 1907: Eleven men in five cars set out from the French embassy in Beijing on a race to Paris. Two months later, the Prince Scipione Borghese of Italy crossed the finish line being the first to arrive in Paris, France.
- 1909: The Cunard liner SS Slavonia used the SOS distress signal for the first time in maritime history when it wrecked off the coast of the Azores.
- 1910: Future blues man, Howlin’ Wolf, is born in Mississippi on this date.
- 1915: During World War I, British and French troops conquer the German colony of Cameroon.
- 1916: During World War I, the Great Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire breaks out across Arabia.
- 1920: The Republican National Convention in Chicago endorsed women’s suffrage.
- 1921: President Warren G. Harding signed into law the Budget and Accounting Act, which created the Bureau of the Budget and the General Accounting Office.
- 1922: Singer-actress Judy Garland was born Frances Ethel Gumm in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
- 1924: The first political convention broadcast on radio did so on this day as the Republican National Convention went live on the air thanks to NBC Broadcasting.
- 1925: The state of Tennessee adopted a new biology textbook that denied the theory of evolution.
- 1933: On a rural road in north Texas, outlaw bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow found themselves involved in a car crash that would give Ms. Parker third-degree burns causing her to limp for the remainder of her short life.
- 1934: English composer Frederick Delius, 72, died in Grez-sur-Loing, France.
- 1935: In Akron, Ohio, Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith, and William Griffith Wilson founded Alcoholics Anonymous.
- 1940: Italy declared war on France and Britain; Canada declared war on Italy while Norway surrenders to the Nazis.
- 1942: During World War II, German forces massacred 173 male residents of Lidice, Czechoslovakia, in retaliation for the killing of Nazi official Reinhardt Heydrich.
- 1943: Hungarian journalist Laszio Biro patented his ballpoint pen on this date. Meanwhile, the Allies began bombing Germany around the clock during World War II.
- 1944: Future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, the Move[i]—Rick Price—is born in England on this date. Elsewhere, 15-year-old, 10 months, and 11 days, Major League baseball pitcher, the youngest ever—Joe Nuxhall—pitched his first game. Finally, during World War II, German forces massacred 642 residents of the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane in retaliation for aiding the Allies.
- 1948: In the Bell XS-1, test pilot Chuck Yeager exceeded the speed of sound on this date.
- 1951: Tom Fowler, guitarist with the San Francisco rock band, It’s a Beautiful Day[ii], the Mothers[iii], and with Frank Zappa[iv], was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on this date.
- 1954: General Motors announced that it had successfully tested a gas turbine bus on this date.
- 1957: In Canadian elections, John Diefenbaker led the Progressive Conservatives to an upset victory over the Liberal Party of Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent.
- 1964: The Rolling Stones[v] record their second album, “12 x 5” at Chess Studios in Chicago, Illinois. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate breaks a 75-day filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, leading to the bill’s passage.
- 1966: Janis Joplin appears with Big Brother and the Holding Company[vi] at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, California, for the first time.
- 1967: The Six Day War ended as Israel and Syria agreed to observe a United Nations -mediated ceasefire.
- 1971: President Richard M. Nixon lifted a two-decades-old trade embargo on China[vii].
- 1977: The Apple II, one of the first personal computers, goes on sale on this date. Elsewhere, James Earl Ray, convicted assassin of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., escaped from Brushy Mountain State Prison in Tennessee with six others; the authorities recaptured him on June 13.
- 1978: Affirmed, ridden by Steve Cauthen, won the 110th Belmont Stakes to claim horse racing’s 11th Triple Crown with Alydar coming in second and Darby Creek Road coming in third in a five-horse field.
- 1983: Johnny Bench announced his plans to retire, having been a catcher in the Major Leagues for 16 years. We now see Mr. Bench in various television commercials.
- 1984: The U.S. Army successfully tested an anti-ballistic missile on this date. Look out Soviet Union! Elsewhere, the United States and Vatican City established full diplomatic relations for the first time in 117 years.
- 1985: A jury in Providence, R.I., acquitted Socialite Claus von Bulow at his retrial on charges that he had tried to murder his heiress wife, Martha “Sunny” von Bulow.
- 1990: Two members of the rap group 2 Live Crew underwent arrest in Hollywood, Florida; however, they and a third member of the band were acquitted of obscenity charges at trial.
- 1996: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Colorado Avalanche sweeps the Florida Panthers 4 game to 0.
- 1997: Before fleeing his stronghold in northern Cambodia, Khmer Rouge Leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief, Son Sen, and 11 of Sen’s family members.
- 2000: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils beat The Dallas Stars 4 games to 2.
- 2003 Tuesday: A rocket bearing the Spirit rover launches from Florida, beginning NASA’s Mars Expedition Rover mission.
- 2004 Thursday: Singer-musician Ray Charles[viii], known for such hits as “What’d I Say,” “Georgia on my Mind,” and “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” died in Beverly Hills at age 73.
- 2008 Tuesday: A Sudanese jetliner skidded off a runway and crashed into airport lights after landing in Khartoum, killing 30 of the 214 people aboard.
- 2009 Wednesday: Barry Beckett, American keyboardist who played with the English rock band, Traffic[ix], died on this date from natural causes.
- 2011 Friday: A report submitted to the United Nations states that reliable sources have caught Iran red-handed attempting to transfer weaponry to terrorists including Hamas and the Taliban 10 times.
- 2012 Sunday: After violent clashes between Buddhists and Muslims break out in western Burma, the government declares a state of emergency.
- 2013 Monday: In Sanford, Florida, jury selection began in the trial of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. A jury later acquitted him, which lead to more racial division and problems between whites and minority citizens.
- 2018 Sunday: While driving near Los Angeles, California, actor Vince Vaughn is stopped by the cops for erratic driving and then gets into a tussle with them. He is booked for driving while drunk and for resisting arrest.
- 2020 Wednesday: The left continues running amok across the United States thanks to the collusion between the Democratic Party and their communist masters in Beijing. Statues are being torn down, Antifa is taking over six-block swaths of Seattle and declaring their own independent totalitarian fiefdom. It will soon be time for the military to take to the streets and to begin cleaning up this low-life, socialist pond scum. Light ‘em up, President Trump, light ‘em up!
- 2020 Wednesday A: Speaking of Democratic Party and communist China collusion, here are the COVID-19 stats for today: 7,350,698 confirmed cases, 415,277 confirmed deaths, and 3,447,918 confirmed recoveries. In the United States, here are the numbers of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu: 2,039,430 confirmed cases, 114,452 confirmed deaths, and 606,388 confirmed recoveries. In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-bloggers, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 136,191 confirmed cases, 4,776 confirmed deaths, but due to Democrat politics, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 682 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 621 confirmed recoveries. In the socialist paradise of Washington, here are the stats: 24,354 confirmed cases, 1,176 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, no mention of confirmed recoveries.
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0126 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Spring Storm.” 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!
Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)
ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:
Pink Floyd released their final studio album, “The Endless River,” on November 10, 2014. The musical project resulted from the culmination of hours upon hours of musical exploration between the three principal remaining members- David Gilmour, Nicky Mason, and Richard Wright. Available as both a single and double CD album, one finds the ethereal musical interplay between the three contributors. We love it and understand that you will love it, too, so what the heck are you waiting for? Get it now and add it to your growing collection of music by the fabulous Pink Floyd and its individual members. We thank you.
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[i] We look forward to promoting the music of the Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard..
[ii] We promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014. Please seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.
[iii]We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013. Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band.
[iv] See previous.
[v] 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.
[vi] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011. At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.
[vii] President Nixon should never have lifted the trade embargo on communist China. The only time the embargo should have been lifted is when the people of Taiwan cross the straits and reclaim their country from the communists.
[viii] We look forward to sharing the music of Ray Charles with the readership one day so please remain with us until we do.
[ix] We began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason. The presentation commenced on Monday, 30-November-2015 through Sunday, 20-March-2016. This offering also included Blind Faith. We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.
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