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TODAY IN HISTORY—JULY 30, 2020:
Tisha B’ Av (Jewish Holiday)
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, U.S. Attorney Generals Richard Rush, and Isaac Toucey; U.S. Secretary of War Patrick J. Hurley; Kaleidoscope featuring Chris Darrow, Medicare, and Apollo 15:
- 579: Benedict the First ends his reign as Catholic Pope.
- 657: St. Vitalian the First begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Eugene I.
- 1178: Frederick I Barbarossa is crowned king of Burgundy.
- 1502: Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja, in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.
- 1619: The House of Burgesses forms in the Virginia Colony, the first elective body in North America.
- 1729: Colonists found the city of Baltimore on this date.
- 1733: The Society of Freemasons forms its first lodge in Boston, Massachusetts.
- 1792: The French national anthem “La Marseillaise,” by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, was first sung in Paris by troops arriving from Marseille.
- 1859: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 8thS. Attorney General of the United States Richard Rush dies at the age of 80. First, a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under Presidents James Madison and James Monroe from 02-10-1814 to 11-12-1817.
- 1863: Future American automaker, Henry Ford, was born in Dearborn Township, Michigan. Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln issues his “eye-for-an-eye order,” one in which, Union troops will shoot one Rebel prisoner for every captured black Union soldier the South kills.
- 1864: During the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-filled mine underneath the Confederate defenses; however, the attack ultimately failed.
- 1869: In Hartford, Connecticut, the 20thS. Attorney General of the United States Isaac Toucey died at age 70. A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from 06-21-1848 to 03-03-1848.
- 1898: “Scientific America” carried the first magazine automobile advertisement. The ad was for the Winton Motor Car Company of Cleveland, Ohio.
- 1914: At the start of World War I, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Russia begin massive mobilization; meanwhile, French troops retreat 10 kilometers from the German border in anticipation of attack.
- 1916: German saboteurs blow up a munitions plant on Black Tom Island, New Jersey.
- 1918: Poet Joyce Kilmer, a sergeant in the 165thS. Infantry Regiment, lost his life during the Second Battle of the Marne in World War I. Note: the civilized world remembers him best for his poem, “Trees.”
- 1930: At the FIRST World Cup Soccer championship in Montevideo, Uruguay, the home team beats Argentina 4-2 to win the title.
- 1932: The Summer Olympic Games opened in Los Angeles, California. Elsewhere, Walt Disney’s “Flowers and Trees” premiered. It was the first Academy Award winning cartoon and first cartoon short to use Technicolor.
- 1937: As part of the American Federation of Labor, organizers established the American Federation of Radio Artists (AFRA) on this date.
- 1942: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the bill that creates the Women’s Naval Auxiliary Agency, aka the WAVES. Meanwhile, in the city of Minsk, Belorussia, the Nazi SS murder 25,000 Jews.
- 1944: Future member of the British psychedelic rock band, Kaleidoscope[i], multi-instrumentalist Chris Darrow is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
- 1945: The Portland-class heavy cruiser, USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine during World War II; only 316 out of the 1,196 sailors survived whereas most of the rest were lost to the sharks. The ship had delivered key components of the Hiroshima atomic bomb to the Pacific island of Tinian.
- 1949: After a three-month standoff with the Chinese communists, the British warship, HMS Amethyst escapes down the Yangtze River.
- 1956: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the bill that made the phrase In God We Trust becomes the motto of the U.S. national motto.
- 1963: The Soviet Union announced it had granted political asylum to Harold “Kim” Philby, the “third man” of a British spy ring. Elsewhere, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the 51stS. Secretary of War Patrick J. Hurley dies at age 80. A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from 12-09-1929 to 03-04-1933.
- 1965: President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Medicare bill, which went into effect during the following year.
- 1966: The United States Air Force bombs the DMZ in Vietnam with the hope of stopping incursions from the North.
- 1968: Ron Hansen (Washington Senators) made the first unassisted triple play in the major leagues in 41 years.
- 1971: U.S. Apollo 15 with astronauts David R. Scott and James B. Irwin aboard lands on Mare Imbrium on the Moon; circling around the satellite is astronaut Alfred M. Worden. Meanwhile, George Harrison releases the “Concert for Bangladesh” three-record set.
- 1974: The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee votes to impeach President Richard Nixon for blocking the Watergate investigation and for abuses of power.
- 1975: Former Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit. Although authorities presume him dead, NO one has ever found his remains.
- 1980 Wednesday: Israel’s Knesset passed a law reaffirming all of Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.
- 1987 Thursday: Indian troops arrived in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, to disarm the Tamil Tigers and to enforce a peace pact.
- 1988 Saturday: Jordan’s King Hussein renounces sovereignty over the West Bank, gives the responsibility to the PLO.
- 1990 Monday: In Spring Hill, Tennessee, the first Saturn automobile rolled off the assembly line.
- 1991 Tuesday: Construction workers commenced building the Oriental Pearl Radio & TV tower in China.
- 1997 Wednesday: A terrorist double-suicide bombing kills 14 in Jerusalem.
- 1998 Thursday: A group of Ohio machine-shop workers (who call themselves the Lucky 13) won the $295.7 million Powerball jackpot. It was the largest-ever American lottery at the time.
- 2000 Sunday: Boring news of the day: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Anniston exchanged wedding vows on this date. Big whoop!
- 2001 Monday: Lance Armstrong becomes the first American to win three consecutive Tours de France in a row. Elsewhere, Robert S. Mueller III- RSMIII- President George W. Bush’s choice to head the FBI, promised the Senate Judiciary Committee that if confirmed, he would move forcibly to fix problems at the agency. He took the helm on September 04, 2001, a week prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In 2019, we would come to know that RSMIII was little more than a political hack, one doing the business of the Deep State as he carried out Obama’s orders to destabilize the Trump administration with a phony investigation into Trump-Russia collusion, since proven wrong as have been obstruction charges against President Trump. Mueller should be in prison.
- 2002 Tuesday: WNBA player Lisa Leslie of the Los Angeles Sparks became the first woman to dunk in a professional game, jamming on a breakaway in the first half of the Sparks’ 82-73 loss to the Miami Sol.
- 2003 Wednesday: In Mexico, the last ‘old style’ Volkswagen Beetle rolled off an assembly line. Meanwhile, President George W. Bush took personal responsibility for the first time for using discredited intelligence (provided by the Deep State to involve him a war) in his State of the Union address but predicted he would be vindicated for going to war against Iraq. Bush, you should NEVER have done that because you removed Saddam Hussein, a counterweight to the Iranians and their crazy brand of Shia Islam.
- 2010 Friday: After a U.S. vehicle collides with a civilian car, outraged citizens light two U.S. embassy vehicles on fire in Kabul, Afghanistan.
- 2011 Saturday: NATO announces that its air forces took out three television-distributions stations in Tripoli, Libya, to drive Moammar Khadafy out of power.
- 2013 Tuesday: Israelis and Palestinian officials agree to continue discussions that–thanks to the PLO–had been on hold for more than a year on finding a common solution to their common problems.
- 2014 Wednesday: The Congress of the United States sues the Obama administration asserting that the 44th president overstepped his authority by taking it upon himself to delay regulations in Obamacare that might damage his party’s chances in the November elections.
- 2015 Thursday: After losing a court battle to free two chimpanzees scientists use for research, animal rights activists undergo a meltdown arguing that the beasts are highly intelligent and deserve the same protections under the law as human beings enjoy.
- 2016 Saturday: Near Lockhart, Texas, a terrible tragedy unfolds as a hot air balloon crashes into electric power lines. All 16 aboard the craft perished.
- 2017 Sunday: Communist Chinese President for life Xi Jinping leads a military parade in Inner Mongolia at the Zhurihe training facility, celebrating 90 years of the People’s Liberation Army. Big whoop! Meanwhile, another thug- Vladimir Putin- announces he has slashed the numbers of American diplomats in his pro-communist country by 755 due in part to President Trump putting sanctions on the country.
- 2018 Monday: Sadly for people around the world, the Malaysian government announces that it has been unable to determine the causes that downed Flight MH370 somewhere in the Indian Ocean (or so people believe). It disappeared on March 08, 2014 with all 239 passengers and crew aboard.
- 2019 Tuesday: Law enforcement in California released information on the shooter at the Gilroy Garlic Festival- 19-year-old Santino William Legan- the punk who murdered three people before the police shot the POS dead (gotta love the cops!). Apparently, the punk posted white supremacist text messages and racist content before he embarked on his shooting spree. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate failed to override President Donald J. Trump’s vetoes on bills blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Politicians are angry over the murder of the journalist Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
- 2020 Thursday: President Donald J. Trump sets the world ablaze when he questions the efficacy of mail-in ballots and proffers the suggestion that perhaps the November elections be postponed until this crazy system can be worked out. Folks, mail-in ballots are fraud waiting to occur. In June, the state of New York used mail-in ballots in their primary election and lo and behold, nearly seven weeks later, they are still trying to find out who won the various elections. Meanwhile, former President Barack Hussein Obama- in his eulogy for deceased Congressman John Lewis, D-GA, lambastes President Trump for trying to steal the election, using voter intimidation and manipulation and God knows what other bull crap the former president could yank out of his mind and the attendees at the funeral, none of whom were sitting six-feet apart, leapt to their feet and applauded insanely for what seemed like hours. Wow. Will Democrats NEVER continue trying to steal elections? Enough is flipping enough, already, folks. Finally, Herman Cain, former CEO of Godfather Pizza and GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at age 74 from the Bat Virus sent around the world by the Chi-Coms. Speaking of the Bat Flu:
- 2020 Thursday A: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox: Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 17,109,335 confirmed cases, +263,733, 668,801, confirmed deaths, +6,224, and 10,000,738 confirmed recoveries, +164,556. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,543,362 confirmed cases, +61,699, 153,763 confirmed deaths, +1,422, and 2,216,659 confirmed recoveries, +17,961. Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 485,502 confirmed cases, 8,909 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries. Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 54,985 confirmed cases, 1,555 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
- 2020 Thursday B: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,313.65, DOWN 225.82 points (-0.82%). Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ: 10,587.81, UP 44.87 points (+0.43%). Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,246.22, DOWN 12.22 points (-0.38%). Price of GOLD: $1,950.60 per troy oz., +8.30 (+0.43%) Here is the price of SILVER: $23.62 per troy oz., +0.253 (+1.08%). Price of PLATINUM: $918.00 per troy oz., +5.40 (+0.59%). Here is the price of COPPER: $2.92 per #, +0.006 (+0.21%). Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.38, +0.46 (+1.15%). Today, one dollar U.S. = seven PRC yuan.
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0175 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Deep Purple Evening.” 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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Following the changes of “Free as a Bird,” Supertramp returned to the sound that made them famous when they released “Some Things Never Change” on March 24, 1997. The band now featured Rick Davies (keyboards, vocals, harmonicas), John Anthony Helliwell (saxophones, flutes, vocals), Cliff Hugo (bass), Mark Hart and Carl Verheyen (guitars, backing and lead vocals), and Bob Seibenberg (drums and percussion) along with a few others to add seasoning to the music. Any band with a more than two-decade (or more) history undergoes changes, sometimes for the best, others for the worst, but this is a welcome return to the sound that made them monsters of the music tours back in the day. We know you are going to enjoy this fine recording so please, seek for it now and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.
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