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TODAY IN HISTORY—JUNE 19, 2020:
Emancipation Day (Texas), Juneteenth (all states except Hawaii, Montana, North and South Dakota, and Texas)
Associate Justices Samuel Chase and Abe Fortas; .38-Special featuring Danny Chauncey, Guns and Roses featuring Simon Wright, and the Washington Redskins:
- 987: Louis IV is crowned king of France.
- 1269: King Louis IX of France declares that all Jews ‘must wear a badge of shame.’
- 1464: French King Louis XI forms a postal service.
- 1586: English colonists abandoned Roanoke Island, N.C. after failing to establish England’s first permanent settlement in America.
- 1775: The Continental Congress commissioned George Washington as commander in chief of the Continental Army.
- 1778: General George Washington’s troops finally left Valley Forge after a winter of training.
- 1811: In Baltimore, Maryland, the 9th Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice Samuel Chase, Federalist, died on this date. President George Washington nominated him to fill the seat of John Blair. Chase served on the nation’s high court from 01-27-1796 to 06-19-1811.
- 1846: The New York Knickerbocker Club played the New York Club in the first baseball game at the Elysian Field, Hoboken, N.J. It was the first organized baseball game.
- 1850: Swedish/Norwegian Crown Prince Charles weds Dutch Princess Wilhelmina.
- 1862: Congress passed and Abraham Lincoln signed, a measure abolishing slavery in U.S. territories.
- 1864: The USS Kearsarge, another sloop-of-war, off the coast of Cherbourg Harbor, France, sank the Confederate sloop-of-war, CSS Alabama.
- 1865: Union troops commanded by Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War was over and that all remaining slaves were free.
- 1867: In New York, the Belmont Stakes underwent its inaugural run.
- 1873: Eadweard Muybridge successfully photographed a horse named “Sallie Gardner” in fast motion using a series of 24 stereoscopic cameras. Modern day motion picture enthusiasts consider this event the first step toward motion pictures.
- 1881: Muhammad Ahmad becomes the Mahdi of the Sudan.
- 1893: Lizzie Borden wins acquittal at her murder trial of killing her parents with an axe.
- 1900: The Republican Party nominates President William McKinley for re-election but chooses Theodore Roosevelt, a new candidate for vice president.
- 1910: The first Father’s Day celebration occurs in Spokane, Washington, with the idea credited to Sonora Louise Smart Dodd. Elsewhere, future 95thS. Supreme Court Associate Justice Abe Fortas is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date. President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Democrat Arthur Goldberg. Fortas served on the nation’s high court from 08-11-1965 to 05-14-1969.
- 1911: In Pennsylvania, the first motion-picture censorship board underwent establishment.
- 1912: The U.S. government established the 8-hour workday.
- 1917: Towards the end of World War I, Britain’s King George V ordered members of the British royal family to dispense with all German titles and surnames; they take the name ‘Windsor.’
- 1921: The Christians and Turks of Palestine form and alliance against the Jews.
- 1934: The Federal Communications Commission undergoes creation. The commission was to regulate radio and TV broadcasting—later.
- 1938: Four dozen people were killed when a railroad bridge in Montana collapsed, sending a train known as the Olympian hurtling into Custer Creek.
- 1939: In Atlanta, Georgia, city leaders enacted legislation that disallowed pinball machines within city limits.
- 1940: “Brenda Starr,” the first cartoon strip by a woman appears in Chicago.
- 1941: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs a Two-Ocean Navy Expansion Act.
- 1944: During World War II at the Battle of the Philippine Sea, the U.S. Navy shoots down 300 Japanese warplanes.
- 1948: Panama and Costa Rica recognize the new state of Israel.
- 1951: President Harry S. Truman signed the Universal Military Training and Service Act, which extended military service until July 1, 1955, and lowered the draft age to 18 years of age.
- 1952: The celebrity game show “I’ve got a Secret” made its debut on CBS-TV with Gary Moore as host. Elsewhere, the U.S. Army Special Forces, the elite fighters known as Green Berets, underwent establishment at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
- 1953: Julius Rosenberg, 35, and his wife, Ethel, 37, convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, were executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
- 1956: Future member of the Southern rock band, .38-Special[i]–Danny Chauncey (guitars 1987-present)–is born on this date.
- 1961: The United States Supreme Court struck down a portion of Maryland’s constitution that requires office holders to have a belief in ‘God.’
- 1963: President John F. Kennedy, speaking to Congress, criticized lawmakers for not acting on proposed Civil Rights legislation and called for passage of a single omnibus bill, the Civil Rights Act of 1963. Meanwhile, future drummer with the drugged-out Los Angeles, California, rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[ii], 1983-1989—Simon Wright—is born on this date.
- 1964: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was approved by a Senate vote of 73-27, after surviving a lengthy filibuster. Hours later, a twin-engine plane carrying Senators Edward Kennedy, D-Massachusetts, and Birch Bayh, D-Indiana, crashed near Springfield, Massachusetts. Kennedy suffered severe injury, Bayh, and his wife, Marvella, less so; but two people, including the pilot, lost their lives in the incident.
- 1967: Muhammad Ali is convicted of refusing induction into the United States Army.
- 1972: Hurricane Agnes, blamed for at least 122 deaths made landfall in Florida Panhandle.
- 1977: Pope Paul VI makes 19th-century bishop John Neumann the first U.S. male saint.
- 1978: Garfield, created by Jim Davis, first appears as a comic strip.
- 1987: Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream and the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia announce a new flavor, “Cherry Garcia.” Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring any public school teaching the theory of evolution to teach creation science as well.
- 1992 Friday: Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in a 12-round unanimous decision to keep the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight boxing titles. Holyfield improved his pro-record to 28-0 while Holmes’ record fell to 54-4.
- 1999 Saturday: In the Stanley Cup Finals, the Dallas Stars beat the Buffalo Sabres 4 games to 2.
- 2000 Monday: The Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Indiana Pacers 4-2 in the NBA finals; Tiger Woods wins the U.S. Open by 15 shots, a record for all majors with a 72-hole score of 12-under par.
- 2002 Wednesday: In the NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers 4 games to 2.
- 2012 Tuesday: In the Najran Province of Saudi Arabia, the authorities behead a man on charges of witchcraft and sorcery.
- 2013 Wednesday: Considering negative feedback about its Xbox 1, Microsoft announces that it is going to make numerous changes to the technology.
- 2014 Thursday: Thanks to the race-monger Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office cancels all of the Washington Redskins’ copyrights on their logo, their sportswear, and everything else. To take heat off President Barack Obama prior to the upcoming 2014 Mid-term elections, the Democrats use every diversion they can. WE LOVE THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS AND HOPE THAT THE NEXT PRESIDENT RESTORES THEIR TRADEMARKED LOGOS!
- 2016 Sunday: The Cleveland Cavaliers win their first NBA title by beating the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 93-89, becoming the first NBA team to overcome a 3-1 deficit in games. LeBron James is of course, the MVP scoring 27 points.
- 2017 Monday: After a U.S. fighter jet operating over Syria shoots down a Syrian warplane, Vladimir Putin announces that it will target U.S. and allied aircraft flying over the war-stricken nation. They don’t. Meanwhile in Brussels, Belgium, Brexit negotiations between Great Britain and the European Union commence.
- 2018 Tuesday: U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley announces the United States is pulling out of the farcical U.N. Human Rights Commission because all of the worst human rights abusers in the world sit on this once respectable body. Should have done it sooner!
- 2019 Wednesday: The United Nations announces that 70-percent of the world’s population are displaced, refugees, or ‘asylum seekers,’ the highest number in seven decades, well, since the end of World War II. Now, here’s the question: why isn’t the world body doing what it is supposed to be doing and improving the lives of people living in S-hole nations by stopping wars, purges, communist takeovers, and the like? Crickets…
- 2020 Friday: Desperate Democrats in Tulsa, Oklahoma, rush to their state’s supreme court to demand it STOP the planned Trump rally in that city tomorrow night. They cite concerns over the ‘possible spread’ of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu while saying NOTHING about the rioters and protesters who are going to attempt to disrupt the president’s rally. The court told them to go pound sand. Interesting side note: one of the lawyers seeking the injunction just so happened to be of Stormy Daniels’ legal team which included POS convicted felon, Michael Avenatti. Meanwhile, Texas Senator John Cornyn, R-TX, presents a bill to make Juneteenth a federal paid holiday.
- 2020 Friday A: Speaking of dictator Xi’s bat flu, here are the stats for today: 8,915,543 confirmed cases, 454,582 confirmed deaths, and 4,184,445 confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,262,029 confirmed cases, 120,831 confirmed deaths, and 703,209 confirmed recoveries. Next, in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 165,416 confirmed cases, 5,360 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s politics, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. In the Aloha State, here are the stats: 744 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 639 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. David Ige for doing the right thing and sharing ALL the numbers. Finally, in the Ever-Red state (Evergreen), here are the stats: 27,192 confirmed cases, 1,245 confirmed deaths, and like California, ZERO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
- 2020 Friday B: Here are the stock market stats for today: DOW Jones Industrial Complex: 25,871.46, DOWN 208.64 points (0.80%). Here are the NASDAQ stats: 9,946.12, UP 3.07 points (0.031%). Here are the S&P 500 stats: 3,097.74, DOWN 17.60 points (0.56%).
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0135-A a 22” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Desert 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 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)
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[ii]Not sure when Guns ‘n’ Roses is coming but we hope we will still be alive and will get around to sharing them with the world.
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