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TODAY IN HISTORY—JULY 17, 2020:
Vice President Elbridge Gerry; U.S. Secretary of War and State Timothy Pickering; the Animals featuring Chas Chandler, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Zoot Money, “Yellow Submarine” by the Beatles, Black Sabbath featuring Geezer Butler, and the Spencer Davis Group featuring Spencer Davis:
- 561: John III begins his reign as Catholic Pope, replacing Pelagius I.
- 855: St. Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope.
- 1212: In the Spanish Crusade, Christian armies destroy the Muslim armies.
- 1453: At Castillon, France, the 100 Years’ War ends as the French destroy the British armies.
- 1549: The citizens of Ghent, Belgium, expel their Jewish inhabitants.
- 1744: Elbridge Gerry—future fifth vice president of the United States 1813-1814, Democratic-Republican, and who died in office—is born on this date.
- 1745: In Salem, Massachusetts, future 3rdS. Secretary of State Timothy Pickering is born. A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to fill the post held by Edmund J. Randolph. In this role, Pickering served from 12-10-1795 to 05-12-1800. Prior to becoming the secretary of state, Pickering also served as third U.S. secretary of war and in this role, he served from 01-02-1795 to 12-10-1795.
- 1815: Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders to the British at Rochefort, France.
- 1821: Spain ceded Florida to the United States.
- 1841: The British satirical magazine, “Punch,” first undergoes publication.
- 1862: During the American Civil War, Congress approved the Second Confiscation Act, which declared that ALL slaves seeking refuge behind Union lines would be declared ‘free.’ Meanwhile, the federal government authorized national cemeteries on this date.
- 1866: Local authorities authorized the construction of a tunnel underneath the Chicago River, a project costing $512,709 and requiring three years to build.
- 1867: In Boston, Harvard University established the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, the first dental school in the United States.
- 1898: During the Spanish-American War, the Spaniards in Cuba surrender to U.S. forces after American forces under the command of General William R. Shafter captured Santiago, Cuba.
- 1917: The British royal family adopts the Windsor name.
- 1918: Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks.
- 1936: The Spanish Civil War commenced as a group of nationalist army generals launched a coup against the government of the Second Spanish Republic, a conflict in which, General Francisco Franco would prove victorious.
- 1938: Aviator Douglas Corrigan took off from New York saying he was bound for California but instead turned up in Ireland earning the nickname, “Wrong Way Corrigan.”
- 1939: Spencer Davis, future guitarist, and leader of the Spencer Davis Group[i], was born in England on this date.
- 1941: The longest hitting streak in baseball history ends when the Cleveland Indians pitchers held New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio hitless for the first time in 57 games. Meanwhile, Brig. Gen. Soervell directed architect G. Edwin Bergstrom to have basic plans and architectural perspectives for an office building that could house 40,000 War Department employees on his desk by the following Monday. We would come to know the building as the Pentagon.
- 1942: Guitarist and vocalist Zoot Money, who at one time during his career would play in the Eric Burdon and the New Animals[ii] lineup, was born in Britain.
- 1943: The RAF bombs the German rocket base at Peenemunde on the North Sea.
- 1944: During World War II, 320 men, two-thirds of them black, lost their lives when a pair of ammunition-laden ships exploded at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in California.
- 1945: President Harry S. Truman, Soviet leader Josef Stalin, and British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill began meeting at Potsdam in the final Allied summit of World War II. During the meeting, Stalin made the comment that “Hitler had escaped.”
- 1946: Chinese communists open a drive against the Nationalist army on the Yangtze River.
- 1949: Future bassist with the British rock band, Black Sabbath[iii], Geezer Butler, is born in Great Britain on this date.
- 1954: The Brooklyn Dodgers made Major League Baseball as well as national history by becoming the first sports team with a majority of black players. Elsewhere, the two-day inaugural Newport Jazz Festival, billed as “The First American Jazz Festival,” opened on Rhode Island; among the performers the first night was Billie Holiday, who died in New York on this date in 1959 at age 44.
- 1955: Disneyland had its opening day in Anaheim, California.
- 1960: Francis Gary Powers plead guilty to spying charges in a Moscow court after Soviet gunners shot down his U-2 spy plane over the Russian countryside.
- 1961: Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb died in Atlanta at age 74.
- 1962: The United States conducted its last atmospheric nuclear test to-date, detonating a 20-kiloton device known as “Little Feller I” at the Nevada Test Site.
- 1967: At Forest Hills, New York, the Monkees[iv] perform with Jimi Hendrix[v] as the opening act.
- 1968: The Beatles[vi] animated film, “Yellow Submarine,” premieres in London, England.
- 1974 Wednesday: Baseball Hall of Famer Jay Hanna “Dizzy” Dean, 64, died in Reno, Nevada.
- 1975 Thursday: An Apollo Spacecraft linked up with a Soyuz Spacecraft in orbit, the first superpower linkup of its kind.
- 1979 Tuesday: Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza flees to Miami, Florida.
- 1981 Friday: Israeli bombers destroy the PLO-al-Fatah headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon. Elsewhere, 114 people were killed when a pair of suspended walkways above the lobby of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel collapsed during a tea dance.
- 1983 Sunday: In the first USFL championship game, the Michigan Panthers beat the Philadelphia Stars 24-22.
- 1986 Thursday: The largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history took place when LTV Corporation asked for court protection from more than 20,000 creditors. LTV Corp. had debts more than $4 billion.
- 1987 Friday: Lt. Colonel Oliver North and Rear Admiral John Poindexter begin testifying to Congress at the Iran-Contra hearings.
- 1990 Tuesday: During Saddam Hussein’s Revolutionary Day speech, he claims that Kuwait stole Iraqi oil by slant drilling into their oil fields.
- 1994 Sunday: Brazil beats Italy in a shootout to win its fourth World Cup Soccer title.
- 1995 Monday: The NASDAQ composite stock index rises above 1,000 for the first time in trading history.
- 1996 Wednesday: Two-hundred-and-thirty people die when TWA Flight 800 crashes outside of New York City. Elsewhere in the world, Chas Chandler, original bassist with the British rock group, the Animals[vii], died from an aortic aneurysm.
- 1997 Thursday: After 117 years, the Woolworth Corp. closed its last 400 stores.
- 1998 Friday: After 80 years of lying in a mass grave, Russia buries the remains of Czar Nicholas II and his family.
- 2007 Tuesday: TAM Flight 3054, an Airbus A320 crashes while trying to land at Sao Paulo, Brazil, killing all 187 onboard as well as another 12 on the ground, making it the South American nation’s worst aviation disaster.
- 2009 Friday: Former CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite died in New York at 92. Meanwhile, the space shuttle Endeavour arrived at the International Space Station to deliver the third and final component of a billion-dollar Japanese lab.
- 2010 Saturday: South Korea develops a long-range cruise missile capable of hitting North Korea, China, Japan, and Russia.
- 2011 Sunday: Casey Anthony—cleared of all charges of murdering her daughter, Kaylee, and set to be released from jail—draws massive crowds unhappy with the verdict.
- 2013 Wednesday: To curb rising obesity rates, the United Arab Emirates offer its citizens one gram of gold for every kilogram they lose.
- 2014 Thursday: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 is hit by a missile while flying over eastern Ukraine, the location of heavy fighting by pro-Russian separatists; the origin of the missile is not yet known; all 298 people aboard the plane were killed in the attack. Elsewhere, in New York City, an unarmed black man, Eric Garner, accused of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, died shortly after being wrestled to the ground by NYC police officers; a video of the takedown showed Garner repeatedly saying, “I can’t breathe.” Garner’s family received a $5.9 million settlement from the city in 2015 to settle a wrongful death claim. Garner did not heed the officers’ warning to submit to arrest and instead struggled with them to the point the mishap occurred. In 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice threw out a civil rights claim regarding the death of Mr. Garner.
- 2015 Friday: Following the approval of the Greek Parliament earlier in the week, the German government approves the bailout of Greece, which Chancellor Angela Merkel had said would lead to turmoil within the European Union if not approved.
- 2016 Sunday: Songwriter Larry Wayne Stevens- better known as Gary S. Paxton- died at age 77 on this date. Among his classic tunes are the “Monster Mash” and “Alley Oop” among others. He also produced hits for other bands including the Association[viii].
- 2017 Monday: The producers of the Muppets fires Steve Whitmire, long-time voice of character Kermit the Frog, for his ‘unacceptable business conduct.’ According to the Muppets Studio, Whitmire sent hateful emails and messages to fellow cast members and writers, belittling them, and criticizing them and of course being the spineless leftists that they are, they could not tolerate such behavior. Wah-wah-wah.
- 2018 Tuesday: According to Bloomberg News, the NFL pulled in $14 billion in revenue for the 2017-2018 season and that it redistributed $8.1 billion back to the league’s 32 teams, each one receiving approximately $255 million. The question is, when will the NFL expand the league to 36 teams by putting one each in San Antonio, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Honolulu, Hawaii?
- 2019 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives condemned some recent tweets by President Donald J. Trump (Oh, say it ain’t so) as RACIST, ones in which, he made suggestions that four female congresswomen of color- the ditz, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Baby Evita, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley[ix] ‘go back to the crime-infested countries from whence they come IF they don’t like America.’ Everyone knows these four women HATE the United States and want to see its downfall and many of us believe they should leave the country and go back to where the f**k they come from. Still, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi got all her members to vote for this resolution as well as a couple of limp-wristed, weak-kneed Republicans. Shame on them.
- 2020 Friday: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 13,885,746 confirmed cases, UP by 231,301 cases, 592,573 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,399 deaths, and 7,779,604 confirmed recoveries, UP by 157,099 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,677,453 confirmed cases, UP by 143,548 new cases, 140,888 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,530 new deaths, and 1,076,823 confirmed recoveries, UP by 50,007 new recoveries. (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
- 2020 Friday A: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 366,164 confirmed cases, UP 18,530, 7,475 confirmed deaths, UP by 248, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,311 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 975 confirmed recoveries. Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 44,413 confirmed cases, 1,427 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries. Shame on these flipping Democrats. Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 405,551 confirmed number of cases, 32,446 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries. Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo! Give us the numbers you murdering f**k! YOU sent Xi Jinping Bat Flu-infected patients into rest homes where people were the most vulnerable and KILLED THEM. We hope that when the inquiry occurs next month, that you find yourself doing time in a federal prison.
- 2020 Friday B: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,671.95, DOWN 62.76 points (-0.23%). Next, the NASDAQ: 10,503.19, UP 29.36 points (+0.28%). Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,224.73, UP 9.16 points (+0.28%). The price of GOLD is $1,812.10 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $19.74 per troy ounce, -0.019 (-0.10%). The price of PLATINUM is $851.40 per troy oz, +1.80 (+0.21) while the price of COPPER is $2.90 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.12%). The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.57 per barrel, -0.02 (-0.05%).
- 2020 Friday C: The federal government carried out its third execution of the week of an Iowa meth dealer, Dustin Honken, 52, a POS who murdered government informants and children back in 1993. He had been on death row in Terre Haute, Indiana, since 2005, awaiting execution. Execute these criminal scumbags.
- 2020 Friday D: Congressman John Lewis died today, a victim of pancreatic carcinoma. A famed warrior for civil rights, he served as Georgia’s 5th District congressman since entering the House of Representatives in 1987. He was 80 when he passed. God bless you, Congressman Lewis!
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0162 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “April Idyll.” 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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The follow up to “Crisis? What Crisis?” came out on April 10, 1977: “Even in the Quietest Moments.” Once again, the lineup featured Rick Davies (keyboards, vocals, harmonicas), Roger Hodgson (guitars, backing and lead vocals), John Anthony Helliwell (saxophones, flutes, vocals), Dougie Thompson (bass), and Bob Seibenberg (drums and percussion) and once again the critics were not kind. You know our view on this troubling situation in the musical world is that critics are not creators, they serve as unworthy moaners about how this could be ‘better’ or that could be ‘better’ but compared to the music we have in 2020, everyone is still listening to and enjoying the music of 40 or more years ago so please, seek this album out and consider adding it to your collection; you will be glad you did.
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[i] 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.
[ii] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015. We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.
[iii] Not exactly sure when we will begin promoting the music of Black Sabbath but when we do we will definitely follow them with AC/DC, the wild and wooly and definitely demonic Australian rock band.
[iv] Not sure when we will begin presenting the music of this famed American band- the Monkees- but when we do, we also do the solo catalogs of Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork. Please stay tuned for more information.
[v] We first began promoting the music of Trapeze beginning on Monday, 15-October-2018 through Saturday, 27-October-2018. We hope you will seek the music of this famed band out and consider adding it to your collection.
[v] We began promoting the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Jimi Hendrix on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014. Please check the albums out, you will enjoy them.
[vi] 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 album, “The Yellow Submarine” appeared on Sunday, 27-November-2016. Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.
[vii] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015. We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.
[viii] We promoted the music of the Association beginning on Wednesday, 25-September-2013 through Monday, 07-October-2013. These guys were amazing, we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your growing collection of albums and CDs.
[ix] These four skanks are all U.S. citizen but you would never know it by their words and actions. We wish that AOC, Omar, Tlaib (a real piece of work), and Pressley find somewhere else they like better and to then get the f**k out of here.
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