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TODAY IN HISTORY—JUNE 21, 2020:
Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins; Aerosmith featuring Joey Kramer, Badfinger featuring Joey Molland, Colosseum featuring Jon Hiseman, Crazy Horse featuring Nils Lofgren, Deep Purple (as well as Jethro Tull, Ozzy Osborne, and Wishbone Ash) featuring Don Airey, the Kinks featuring Ray Davies, Little Richard, and the Young Rascals:
- 68 A.D. as Roman General Vespasian and his army enter Judea to quell the Great Jewish Revolt, they conquer the city of Jericho where he takes Josephus prisoner.
- 996: Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German Emperor of Elzas.
- 1377: After ruling England for 50 years, King Edward III died. His grandson, Richard II succeeded him.
- 1498: Bavarian Emperor Maximillian expels the Jews from Nuremburg.
- 1547: The great fire of Moscow occurs on this date.
- 1607: Organizers establish the first Protestant Episcopal parish in the New World at Jamestown, Virginia.
- 1633: The Inquisition forces Galileo Galilei to ‘abjure, curse, and detest” his Copernican heliocentric views.
- 1661: Through the Treaty of Kardis, Sweden and Russia make peace.
- 1672: French troops under King Louis XIV occupy the city of Utrecht.
- 1684: King Charles II revokes the Massachusetts Bay Colony charter.
- 1768: Dr. John Archer receives the first U.S. bachelor of medicine degree.
- 1774: Future sixth vice president of the United States, 1817-1825, Democratic-Republican Daniel D. Tompkins—is born in Castleton, Province of New York, British America, on this date. A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Monroe from 03-04-1817-03-04-1825.
- 1788: The United States Constitution went into effect, as New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify it.
- 1879: F. W. Woolworth opens his first store, which fails almost immediately.
- 1834: Cyrus Hall McCormick received a patent for his reaping machine. This invention allowed farmers to more than double the size of their food crops.
- 1877: The Molly Maguires, 10 Irish immigrants, meet their end at the gallows at two different prisons: Schuylkill County and Carbon County, Pennsylvania.
- 1887: Great Britain celebrates the golden jubilee of Queen Victoria.
- 1893: The first Ferris wheel premieres at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.
- 1898: Guam becomes a territory of the United States.
- 1893: The first Ferris wheel premieres at Chicago’s Columbian Exposition.
- 1913: Georgia “Tiny” Broadwick became the first woman to parachute from an airplane as she jumped out over Los Angeles.
- 1915: Following an anti-British revolt in South Africa, British authorities arrest General De Law and other officers.
- 1916: Mexican troops beat American General Blackjack Pershing’s troops in one of the initial battles of the Mexican Incursion.
- 1917: The Hawaiian Red Cross forms.
- 1932: Heavyweight Max Schmeling lost a title fight rematch in New York by decision to Jack Sharkey, prompting Schmeling’s manager, Joe Jacobs, to exclaim: “We were robbed!”
- 1938: In Washington, DC, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the $3.75 billion Emergency Relief Appropriation Act into law.
- 1939: The New York Yankees announce Lou Gehrig’s retirement after his personal doctors reveal the baseball player has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
- 1941: German and other Axis troops launched an invasion of the Soviet Union—Operation Barbarossa—as they crossed the border of the nation from the Arctic Circle to the Black Sea.
- 1942: Axis forces led by Generaloberst (Colonel-General) Erwin Rommel captured the Libyan city of Tobruk during World War II. The Fuhrer promoted Rommel to the rank of field marshal for capturing the city; however, the Allies recaptured the port after heavy fighting in November 1942. Meanwhile in the Pacific Theater of War, an Imperial Japanese submarine fired shells at Fort Stevens on the Oregon coast, causing insignificant damage.
- 1943: Army nurse Lt. Edith Greenwood became the first woman to receive the Soldier’s Medal for showing heroism during a fire at a military hospital in Yuma, Arizona. Meanwhile, Federal troops put down a race riot in Detroit resulting in 30 deaths.
- 1944: Ray Davies of the Kinks[i] was born on this date in England as is the future drummer of Colosseum[ii], Jon Hiseman.
- 1945: U.S. forces defeat the Japanese on the island of Okinawa during World War II. Meanwhile, Pan Am announced an 88-hour-round-the-world flight at a cost of $700.
- 1948: Don Airey, the man who replaced Jon Lord in the British rock band, Deep Purple[iii], in 2002, was born on this date in England. He has also played with Ozzie Osbourne[iv], Wishbone Ash[v], Jethro Tull[vi], among other bands. Elsewhere, Joey Molland—future guitarist/vocalist with the British band, Badfinger[vii]—is born on this date.
- 1950: Joey Kramer—future hard rock drummer with the band, Aerosmith—is born in New York City on this date.
- 1951: Future guitarist with Crazy Horse[viii] and with Bruce Springsteen[ix]—Nils Lofgren—is born on this date.
- 1954: The American Cancer Society reported significantly higher death rates among cigarette smokers than among non-smokers.
- 1955: Johnny Cash[x] debuts Top 10 country song, “Cry! Cry! Cry!”
- 1956: East Germany frees 19,000 political prisoners.
- 1958: A federal judge in Arkansas let Little Rock delay school immigration on this date.
- 1963: A conclave of his fellow cardinals chose Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini to succeed the late Pope John XXIII; the new pope took the name Paul VI.
- 1964: In Philadelphia, Mississippi, the Ku Klux Klan murdered three civil rights workers on this date: Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James E. Chaney. Searchers discovered the bodies buried in an earthen dam six weeks later. However, forty-one years later on this date, Ray Killen, an 80-year-old former Klansman went on trial and a jury found him guilty, giving him a 60-year prison sentence. The POS died in January 2018.
- 1968: Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns his post.
- 1970: Brazil defeats Italy 4-1 to win soccer’s World Cup in Mexico City.
- 1973: The Supreme Court, in Miller v. California, ruled that states might ban materials found to be obscene according to local standards.
- 1974: The U.S. Supreme Court decided that pregnant teachers could no longer suffer their superiors forcing them to take long leaves of absence.
- 1977: Menachem Begin becomes Israel’s sixth prime minister.
- 1982: By reason of insanity, a jury finds John Hinckley Jr., ‘not guilty’ of the 1981-attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan.
- 1988: The (Young) Rascals[xi] go on their first U.S. tour in two decades. Meanwhile, in the 42nd National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons 4 games to 3.
- 1989: A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag as the First Amendment protected a form of political protest.
- 1990: Little Richard[xii] gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- 1997: The Women’s National Basketball Association begins as the New York Liberty beats the Los Angeles Sparks.
- 2001 Thursday: Mexican artist Frida Kahlo becomes the first Hispanic woman to be honored on a U.S. postage stamp.
- 2002 Friday: One of the worst wildfires in Arizona history grew to 128,000 acres, forcing thousands of homeowners near the community of Show Low to flee for their lives.
- 2012 Thursday: In a major banking massacre, Moody’s downgrades 15 major banks across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe.
- 2013 Friday: The U.S. Justice Department officially charges Edward Snowden with espionage.
- 2014 Saturday: The U.S. presses Iraq to put a new government into place as soon as possible to keep the nation from being torn apart by sectarian violence; the U.S. plans to send military advisors but not direct military assistance now.
- 2015 Sunday: 21-year-old professional golfer, Jordan Spieth, wins the U.S. Open becoming the youngest athlete since Bobby Jones—90 years earlier—to win the championship.
- 2017 Wednesday: An Israeli woman wins a landmark case in that nation by successfully suing the nation’s airline, El Al, for sexism. Flight attendants forced her to change seats so a man could take hers. Ouch.
- 2018 Thursday: In response to President Donald J. Trump imposing tariffs on the European Union, the EU turns around and slaps tariffs on $3.2 billion worth of U.S. goods. Meanwhile, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu- Sara- is charged with committing fraud. Finally, famed conservative icon, author, and psychiatrist Charles Krauthammer dies of cancer of the small intestine at age 68.
- 2019 Friday: London police find themselves called to the home of leading prime minister contender Boris Johnson for having abused his girlfriend in a domestic squabble. Yikes!
- 2020 Sunday: here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,693,518 confirmed cases, 462,025 confirmed deaths, and 4,281,365 confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,311,455 confirmed cases, 121,609 confirmed deaths, and 718,301 confirmed recoveries. In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 173,824 confirmed cases, 5,495 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 803 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 644 confirmed recoveries. Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,225 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
- 2020 Sunday A: Former National Security Advisor for President Donald J. Trump- John Bolton- says ‘he hopes Trump is a one-term president and this his re-election imperils the country.’ John, STFU. Whereas we once respected you, we now see you for the RINO partisan POS you truly are. We hope you end up on the garbage heap of history like Scott McClellan. Elsewhere, British police in Reading say they suspect terrorism after a 25-year-old scumbag stabs three people to death while they are sitting in a park enjoying a warm summer’s evening. Meanwhile, communist China- the home of the Kung Flu- says it is going to suspend poultry imports from Tyson Foods after an outbreak of THEIR virus at an Arkansas plant.
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
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ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:
Syd Barrett released his second solo album, “Barrett,” came out on November 14, 1970 and features more tunes from the earlier sessions with the same personnel. Barrett performs guitars and vocals, David Gilmour provides bass and backing vocals, Jerry Shirley, Robert Wyatt, and Willie Wilson drums and percussion, Hugh Hopper (bass), and Mike Ratledge (keyboards). Great album, one every fan of both Pink Floyd and the Psychedelic Sixties should own so seek it out now. You will enjoy it.
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TODAY IN HISTORY, SUNDAY JUNE 21, 2020
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[i] We presented the music of the Kinks, as well as of Ray and Dave Davies, beginning on Monday, 22-December-2014 through Sunday, 15-March-2015. We hope you will check out the music of this original British invasion band as they are as relevant today as they were more than 50 years ago. Sure beats the hell out of Maroon Five.
[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years. Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part. Sorry for the oversight.
[iii] We shared the music of Deep Purple, Ian Gillan, Captain Beyond, Elf, and Rainbow beginning on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this massive offering on Sunday, 14-October-2018. Please seek out the music by all of these phenomenal bands. All are fabulous.
[iv] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade and when we do, Ozzy Osbourne will be among them.
[v] We began celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018 and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019. From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019 through Sunday, January 13, 2019. We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music. You will be glad you did.
[vi] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years. We hope you will still be with us.
[vii] We should have shared the music of Badfinger at the time we promoted that of the Beatles but guess what? We flipping failed just as we failed to promote the music of Thunderclap Newman at the same time we did the Who. One day, we sure as heck will so please remain vigilant.
[viii] We hope to promote the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, as well as of each member’s solo careers along with Crazy Horse within the next 5-7 years. Please remain vigilant for when we do.
[ix] We don’t think we will ever promote the music of this musical charlatan. But who knows? In 50 years, we very well could so remain alert.
[x] We look forward to promoting the music of Johnny Cash one day so remain vigilant.
[xi] We began promoting the music of this legendary American rock band- the Young Rascals- beginning on Sunday, 08-December-2013 through Saturday, 21-December-2013. This band is one everyone who loves rock music must look into and enjoy
[xii] We hope to share the music of this famed artist, the one and only Little Richard, at some point in the next 20 years or so.
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