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TODAY IN HISTORY—JULY 26, 2020:
Parents’ Day (National Observance)
Vice President George Clinton; U.S. Attorney-General John J. Crittenden; U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan; U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln; Argentine President Eva Perón; the Grateful Dead featuring Brent Mydland, J.J. Cale, Queen featuring Roger Taylor, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger:
- 1267: Under the auspices of Pope Clement IV, the Inquisition begins to form in Rome.
- 1519: The Spanish crown grants conquistador Francisco Pizarro a grant for the exploration of the South American coastline.
- 1739: Future 4th vice-president of the United States (1805-1812)—Democratic-Republican George Clinton—is born in Little Britain, Province of New York, British America, on this date. A Democratic-Republican, he served under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison from March 04, 1805 to April 20, 1812.
- 1775: The Second Continental Congress established a postal system and appointed Benjamin Franklin as America’s first Postmaster-General.
- 1788: New York became the 11th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. Meanwhile, British settlers arrive at Sydney, Australia.
- 1847: Liberia declares independence from the American Colonization Society.
- 1858: Baron Lionel de Rothschild is the first Jew elected to England’s Parliament.
- 1863: Sam Houston, former president of the Republic of Texas, died in Huntsville at age 70. Meanwhile, the former 15th and 22ndS. Attorney-General John J. Crittenden dies in Frankfurt, Kentucky, at age 75. A member of numerous political parties, he served as the nation’s 15th AG under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from 03-05-1841 to 09-12-1841. As the nation’s 22nd AG, he served under President Millard Fillmore from 07-22-1850 to 03-04-1853.
- 1881: Thomas Edison and Patrick Kenny execute a patent application for a facsimile telegraph.
- 1882: The Richard Wagner opera “Parsifal” premiered in Bayreuth, Germany.
- 1893: Commercial production of the Addressograph starts in Chicago.
- 1907: The Chester, the first turbine-propelled ship, launches from the quay.
- 1908: Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte ordered the creation of a force of special agents that was a forerunner of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- 1912: The Edison Studios production, “What Happened to Mary,” one of the first, if not very first, movie serials, was released with Mary Fuller in the title role.
- 1925: Five days after the end of the Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tenn., prosecutor William Jennings Bryan died at age 65. Although Bryan had won a conviction against John T. Scopes for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution, an appeals court later overturned the conviction. He had served the nation as its 41stS. Secretary of State. A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from 03-05-1913 to 06-09-1915.
- 1926: In Manchester, Vermont, the former 35thS. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln died in his sleep at age 82. A Republican, he served under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from 03-05-1881 to 03-04-1885.
- 1943: Mick Jagger, lead singer of the Rolling Stones[i], was born on this date.
- 1944: Imperial Japanese troops on the U.S. island of Guam launch a last-ditch banzai attack on American lines leading to mass casualties on their side.
- 1945: Winston Churchill resigned as Britain’s prime minister after his Conservatives suffered a major defeat; Clement Attlee succeeded him. Meanwhile, the Potsdam Declaration warned Imperial Japan to unconditionally surrender, or ‘face prompt and utter destruction.’
- 1947: President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act, establishing the National Military Establishment, which later was renamed the Department of Defense.
- 1948: The public last saw Babe Ruth when he attended the New York City premiere of the motion picture, “The Babe Ruth Story.” President Harry S. Truman signed executive orders that prohibited discrimination in the U.S. armed forces and federal employment.
- 1949: Future drummer/vocalist with the British rock band Queen[ii]—Roger Taylor—is born in Great Britain on this date.
- 1951: Netherlands ends its state of war with Germany.
- 1952: King Farouk I of Egypt abdicates in the wake of a coup led by Gamal Abdel Nasser. Meanwhile, Argentina’s first lady, Eva Peron, died in Buenos Aires at age 33.
- 1953: Fidel Castro began his revolt against Fulgencio Batista with an unsuccessful attack on an army barracks in eastern Cuba. Castro ousted Batista in 1959.
- 1956: The Italian liner Andrea Doria sank off New England, some 11 hours after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm; at least 51 people died. Elsewhere in the world, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal.
- 1964: Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa is convicted on fraud and racketeering charges.
- 1970: The Cincinnati Reds’ Johnny Bench hits 3 consecutive home runs off the Philadelphia Phillies’ pitcher Steve Carlton.
- 1971: Apollo 15, the fourth manned moon mission, takes off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
- 1981: New York City Mayor Ed Koch receives the Heimlich maneuver to alleviate a choking incident at a Chinese restaurant.
- 1983: Astronomers witness flashes of light on Io, one of Jupiter’s moons.
- 1984: The Montreal Expos’ Pete Rose ties the record set by Ty Cobb by hitting his 3,052nd
- 1990: Brent Mydland, the fourth keyboardist of the Grateful Dead[iii], died of a drug-related overdose on this date. Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- 1993: Boeing 737-500 crashes in South Korea, 66 killed.
- 1994 Tuesday: During struggles between the Kurds and Iraqis in neighboring Iraq, the Turkish air force bombs the Kurds.
- 1998 Sunday: AT&T and British Telecommunications PLC announced they were forming a joint venture to combine international operations and develop a new Internet system.
- 1999 Monday: 1,500 pieces of Marilyn Monroe’s personal items went on display at Christie’s in New York. The items went on sale later in the year.
- 2002 Friday: The Republican-led House vote 295-132, to create the enormous Homeland Security Department in the biggest government reorganization in decades, this following the horrendous terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
- 2006 Wednesday: In a dramatic turnaround from her first murder trial, Andrea Yates was found not guilty by reason of insanity by a Houston jury in the bathtub drownings of her five children; she was committed to a state mental hospital. She had initially been convicted of murder but had her conviction overturned.
- 2010 Monday: Thanks to PFC Bradley Manning, over 92,000 secret documents regarding the war in Afghanistan are released to the public in one of the largest security leaks that has ever happened in history.
- 2012 Thursday: President of France, Francois Holland finalizes a deal with Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara to forgive $4.7 billion dollars in debt incurred by the Ivory Coast when it was a French Colonial Outpost.
- 2013 Friday: A Boeing 787 Dreamliner is grounded by Qatar Airways; a minor technical issue is reported, increasing pressure on Boeing to address possible electrical problems with its latest new jet. Meanwhile, Ariel Castro, the man who’d imprisoned three women in his Cleveland home, subjecting them to a decade of rapes and beatings, pleaded guilty to 937 counts in a deal to avoid the death penalty. The POS later took his life in prison. Meanwhile, famous singer-songwriter-musician J.J. Cale died at age
- 2014 Saturday: U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Central American leaders, asking their assistance in curbing the flood of children attempting to immigrate; Obama asserted that children without proper documentation would be returned to their home countries.
- 2015 Sunday: The daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown- Bobbi Kristina Brown- dies at age 22 in a drug-induced coma.
- 2016 Tuesday: American candy maker Mars, Inc., loses its head, Forrest E. Mars Jr. at age 84.
- 2017 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump announced on Twitter that he would not “accept or allow” transgenders to serve in the U.S. military. After a legal battle, the Department of Defense approved a new policy requiring most individuals to serve in their birth genders as they should.
- 2018 Thursday: Facebook has a terrible day for a public company trading on the stock market losing $119 billion in market value or 19%. Meanwhile, a court-imposed order to reunite sniveling illegal alien kids with their incarcerated parents comes and goes what with 700 wailing for their parents. It is what it is, illegal aliens- leave your kids at home.
- 2019 Friday: The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee warns of Russian interference in the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election. Next, the House of Representatives passes a $2.7 trillion budget deal- is the money coming from communist China? Meanwhile, the House Oversight Committee okays subpoenas to obtain White House text messages and emails on various staffers personal accounts in the long hunt to bring down the 45th
- 2020 Sunday: Olivia De Havilland, last surviving member of the “Gone with the Wind” cast dies at age 104. Sadly, the American left now says that “Gone with the Wind” is a racist movie and must be canceled. Folks, history is history, both good and bad, and we should learn from it rather than commit it to a memory hole and send it on a one-way journey. Alas, we must crush the leftists, enough is enough, they are akin to a cancer gobbling away at one’s testicles (or vagina, depending on which way you are- two genders, folks, two genders).
- 2020 Sunday A: The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers. Here are the stats for the globe for today: 16,189,581 confirmed cases, UP 279,824 cases, 647,784 confirmed deaths, UP 5,895, and 9,344,883 confirmed recoveries, UP 180,183. In the United States, here are the stats for today: 4,308,420 confirmed cases, UP 58,040, 149,112 confirmed deaths, UP 519, and 1,296,612 confirmed recoveries, UP 19,175.
- 2020 Sunday B: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 453,659 confirmed cases, 8,416 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 1,683 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,179 confirmed recoveries. Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 52,465 confirmed cases, 1,501 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. For the heck of it, let’s look at Tennessee. Here are their numbers: 93.936 confirmed cases, 967 confirmed deaths, but 54,730 confirmed recoveries. There is light at the end of the tunnel…
- 2020 Sunday C: Tonight is the 59th straight day of rioting, looting, arson, and rape in Portland, Oregon. Federal law enforcement agents are on site but the leftwing garbage making up Antifa and Black Lives Matter is using everything from sharpened umbrellas, sharpened PVC pipe, frozen water bottles, bricks, Molotov cocktails, lasers, commercial grade fireworks, cinder blocks, and whatever else the money of Beijing and George Soros can buy them. Time to start cracking heads and disappearing people…
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On October 06, 1988, Supertramp released its next live album, “Live ’88.” This album is superb but one must look around to find it as it went out of print for a decade or two. The band features a quintet once again of Rick Davies (keyboards, vocals, harmonicas), John Anthony Helliwell (saxophones, flutes, vocals), Dougie Thompson (bass), Mark Hart (guitars, backing and lead vocals), and Bob Seibenberg (drums and percussion). There are 13 amazing tunes on this album which are all worthy of the price of admission so please, seek it out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection of the best in rock. You will be glad you did.
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[i] One of the greatest saxophonists of his time, he performed with numerous bands but primarily the Rolling Stones. We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016. This included the members solo projects.
[ii] We began promoting the music of Queen- as well as its individual members (Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon)- on Monday, 14-January-2019 through Monday, 01-April-2019. We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.
[iii] We began promoting the music of the Grateful Dead- including Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Phil Lesh- beginning on Tuesday, 30-August-2011 through Wednesday, 11-January-2012. Then, we did a second series featuring more albums by this fabled San Francisco band beginning on Friday, 09-August-2013 through Monday, 19-August-2013. At some point, we will have to do a third series as the music from this band never ends. Please, seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.
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