TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2020

TT. 2008 Wednesday: A lunatic barged into the Arkansas Democratic headquarters in Little Rock and opened fire, killing state party chairman Bill Gwatney before racing away in a pickup truck. The police tracked down the POS, Timothy Dale Johnson, and killed him in a gunfight.

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TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2020:

Atomic Rooster featuring Ric Parnell and Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Randy Bachman:

  1. 523: St. John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1415: The army of King Henry V lands at the mouth of the Seine River in France.
  3. 1521: Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortez captured Tenochtitlan, present-day Mexico City, from the Aztecs.
  4. 1624: King Louis XIII appoints Cardinal Richelieu as chief minister.
  5. 1704: During the War of the Spanish Succession, British and Austrian forces achieved a victory over French troops at the Battle of Blenheim.
  6. 1784: The United States Legislature met for the final time at Annapolis, Maryland.
  7. 1788: Prussia joins the Anglo-Dutch alliance to form the Triple Alliance to prevent the spread of the Russo-Swedish War.
  8. 1792: French revolutionaries imprisoned the royal family.
  9. 1814: The Treaty of London-Netherlands stops the importation of slaves. Meanwhile, the Dutch ceded the Cape Colony in southern Africa to the British.
  10. 1846: For the first time in the pueblo of Los Angeles, Americans raised the flag of the United States.
  11. 1860: Legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley was born in Darke County, OH, on this date.
  12. 1867: “Under the Gaslight” by Augustus Daly opened in New York City.
  13. 1876: The United States and Hawaii ratified the Reciprocity Treaty.
  14. 1889: William Gray received a patent for a coin-operated telephone.
  15. 1892: The black American newspaper, “The Afro-American,” begins publication in Baltimore.
  16. 1889: William Gray received a patent for coin-operated telephone on this date.
  17. 1898: U.S. forces under the command of Admiral Dewey conquer the city of Manila, Philippines, during the Spanish-American War.
  18. 1910: Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, died in London at age 90.
  19. 1912: The first experimental radio license was issued to St. Joseph’s College in Philadelphia.
  20. 1913: British metallurgist Harry Brearley developed an alloy that the world came to know as ‘stainless steel.’ However, although science generally credits him as he inventor of stainless steel, he was hardly alone in working to create steel that resisted corrosion.
  21. 1914: In Minnesota, Carl Wickman begins the Greyhound Bus Lines, the first American cross-country bus lines.
  22. 1923: U.S. Steel Corporation institutes the 8-hour workday for all workers. Elsewhere, in Turkey, lawmakers again elected Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Speaker of Turkey’s Grand Assembly.
  23. 1931: The first community hospital in the United States underwent dedication in Elk City, Oklahoma.
  24. 1932: Adolf Hitler rejected the post of vice chancellor of Germany saying he was prepared to hold out “for all or nothing.”
  25. 1934: The satirical comic strip “Li’l Abner,” created by cartoonist Al Capp, made its debut.
  26. 1937: Japanese troops attack Shanghai, China.
  27. 1940: During the Battle of Britain, the Brits shoot down between 45-48 German aircraft over southern England.
  28. 1941: During World War II, the Red army evacuates the city of Smolensk.
  29. 1942: Walt Disney’s animated feature “Bambi” had its U.S. premiere at Radio City Music Hall in New York, five days after its world premiere in London. Meanwhile, Henry Ford unveiled his “Soybean Car,” which was a plastic-bodied car that weighed about 1,000 pounds less than a steel car.
  30. 1951: Future drummer with the British rock band, Atomic Rooster[i]—Ric Parnell—is born in Great Britain on this date.
  31. 1959: In New York, construction crews broke ground on the $320 million Verrazano Narrows Bridge.
  32. 1960: The first two-way telephone conversation by satellite took place with the help of Echo 1. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, the Central African Republic became totally independent of French rule.
  33. 1961: East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin’s eastern and western sectors and began building a wall that would stand for the next 28 years.
  34. 1967: The crime caper biopic “Bonnie and Clyde,” starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, had its U.S. premiere.
  35. 1977: Randy Bachman leaves the rock group, Bachman-Turner Overdrive[ii]; the group disbands.
  36. 1979: Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals became the 14th player in Major League Baseball history to reach the 3,000-career hit plateau as his team defeated the Chicago Cubs, 3-2.
  37. 1985: The engagement of Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger hit the news on this date.
  38. 1986: United States Football League standout Herschel Walker signed to play with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.
  39. 1989 Sunday: Searchers in Ethiopia found the wreckage of a plane which had disappeared almost a week earlier while carrying Rep. Mickey Leland, D-TX, and 14 other people; there were no survivors.
  40. 1990 Monday: Iraq transferred $3 billion to $4 billion in bullion, currency and other stolen goods purloined from neighboring Kuwait to Baghdad.
  41. 1992 Thursday: Woody Allen began legal action to win custody of his three children. However, in 1993, a judge ruled AGAINST Allen.
  42. 1993 Friday: The U.S. Court of Appeals rules that Congress must save all emails.
  43. 1994 Saturday: Health authorities reported that aspirin not only helps reduce the risk of heart disease, but also helps prevent colon cancer.
  44. 1995 Sunday: Baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle died at a Dallas hospital of rapidly spreading liver cancer; he was only 63 years old.
  45. 2003 Wednesday: Iraq began pumping crude oil from its northern oil fields for the first time since the start of the war. Meanwhile, Libya agreed to set up a $2.7 billion fund for families of the 270 people killed in the 1988 Pan Am bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland.
  46. 2008 Wednesday: A lunatic barged into the Arkansas Democratic headquarters in Little Rock and opened fire, killing state party chairman Bill Gwatney before racing away in a pickup truck. The police tracked down the POS, Timothy Dale Johnson, and killed him in a gunfight.
  47. 2010 Friday: The German government reports 2.2-percent quarterly economic growth, the most in 20 years.
  48. 2011 Saturday: Riots in England continue; Prime Minister David Cameron hires U.S. law enforcement officer Bill Bratton to advise on how to deal with gang violence.
  49. 2012 Monday: The butler of Pope Benedict XVI receives orders from the Vatican City to stand trial for his alleged involvement in leading allegations of corruption in the Holy See.
  50. 2013 Tuesday: Researchers release footage of the previously unseen Kawahiva tribe; the Kawahiva is an indigenous tribe living in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest and is thought to have had extraordinarily little contact with the outside world.
  51. 2014 Wednesday: S. air strikes, in combination with Kurdish forces, pushed back an assault by Islamic State militants upon Yazidi minorities trapped on Mt. Sinjar in Iraq; the action allowed thousands to escape.
  52. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, China devalues the Yuan by 1% after devaluations of 1.62% and 1.92% over the past two days; the moves are an effort to stem an economic slowdown by boosting the competitiveness of exports and reducing the costs of borrowing.
  53. 2017 Sunday: In a statement, the White House said President Donald J. Trump “very strongly” condemns individual hate groups such as “white supremacists, KKK and neo-Nazis,” which he does. The statement followed leftist criticism spread by fake news outlets such as CNN and MSNBC of Trump, blaming the previous day’s deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA, on “many sides.”  Protesters decrying hatred and racism, set in motion by leftist operative converged around the country, saying they felt compelled to respond to the white supremacist rally in old Virginia.  President Trump has been steadfast in opposing racism of all types no matter what left-wing fake news outlets proclaim.  We say, “F**k them.”
  54. 2018 Monday: Islamist extremists target a café in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, killing at least 18 diners and wounding countless others.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace!’
  55. 2019 Tuesday: At a campaign rally in Arua, Uganda, military units swoop in and arrest politician and well-known pop singer Bobi Wine on phony charges. Wine later alleges they tortured him for anti-government politics.
  56. 2020 Thursday: Today, President Donald J. Trump announced an amazing deal, one between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.  They are now at peace and will exchange diplomatic missions.  This is only the third time an Arab nation and the world’s sole Jewish state have come to peace terms.  The Palestinians are howling like the rabid dogs they are and the Iranians are sniveling and whining.  We hope an accounting will come soon for BOTH of these outlaw nations (well, one thug nation- Iran- and one thug place- Gaza Strip).  Meanwhile, ISIS is trying to resurrect itself in Syria so it may be another time to unleash hell on these scumbags.  Light ‘em up, President Trump, light ‘em up.  Finally, Kooky Kamala Harris, “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s running mate bitches it’s time for the United States to return to a consensus with other nations before we move forward on anything.  Screw her.  She turns whatever direction the wind drives her.  Elsewhere, numerous businesses in Chicago but especially on the Miracle Mile have said, “ENOUGH!  We are leaving the crime-ridden city,” all the while, lesbo Mayor Lori Lightfoot blames all her city’s problems on OUTSIDERS.  If so, then do something about it but between you, Bill Di Blasio and Eric Garcetti, other cities will become the new metropolises while you destroy your cities for whatever perverse reasons you are doing so.
  57. 2020 Thursday A: The crumbling government of Lebanon declares a state of emergency following the rising anger enveloping the declining country following the massive explosion that lit up the port and much of the capital city, Beirut. Police have increased powers to go into the streets to combat the angry mobs intent on receiving justice.  At least 172 people died in the blast, many more are missing and presumed dead, and at least 3,500 to 3,800 are injured.  Most competent sources believe that Hezbollah and their thug leader Hassan Nasrallah bear much of the responsibility for this crime against humanity for having kept more than 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate in storage, most likely for use against Israel at some unspecified future date.  String Nasrallah up and anyone else who colluded with him and who bears responsibility for this criminal, deadly blast.
  58. 2020 Thursday B: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox: Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 20,624,316 confirmed cases, +200,419, 749,421, confirmed deaths, +4,772, and 12,831,800 confirmed recoveries, +200,252.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 5,324,602 confirmed cases, +68,674, 168,930 confirmed deaths, +1,569, and 2,769,694 confirmed recoveries, +31,321.  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: 593,141 confirmed cases, 10,808 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 4,312 confirmed cases, 40 confirmed deaths, and 1,716 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 65,339 confirmed cases, 1,736 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other locale: the District of Columbia- currently, they have 13,024 confirmed cases, 594 confirmed deaths, but unlike other mostly Blue areas in the country, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser provides the number of confirmed recoveries: 10,361.  Thank you, Madam “Black Lives Matter” Bowser!
  59. 2020 Thursday C: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,896.72, DOWN 80.12 points (-0.29%). Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,042.50, UP 30.27 points (+0.27%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,373.43, DOWN 6.92 points (-0.20%).  Price of GOLD: $1,962.40 per troy oz., -8.00 (-0.41%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.52 per troy oz., -0.193 (-0.70%).  Price of PLATINUM: $974.30 per troy oz., -8.70 (-0.89%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.82 per #, +0.008 (+0.29%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $42.29, +0.05 (+0.29%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.95 PRC yuan.
  60. 2020 Thursday D: The Democratic Party’s 2020 Ticket of “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his VP nominee Senator Kamala Harris of California hold a ‘press conference of sorts,’ one in which the aging groper urges all governors across the nation to impose a mandatory three-month mask-wearing law that dictates ALL people, either within our without their homes, must wear masks or face the consequences. Reporters raise hands to ask questions but the duo goes away without answering a single query.  Meanwhile, little Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, learns she has sixty seconds to make her ‘speech’ the second night of the DNC ‘convention.’  She takes it in stride, skank that she is…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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This artwork is #0189 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Wine Country.”  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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On July 27, 1969, the Move released an EP featuring five tunes recorded at London’s Marquee Club featuring the lineup of Carl Wayne (vocals), Roy Wood (guitars/vocals), Trevor Burton (guitars/vocals), Ace Kefford (bass/vocals), and Bev Bevan (drums/percussion/vocals).  The band was exciting, celebrated for their wild live performances and this album is a good representation of their wild style.  We hope you will seek this album out and consider adding it to your growing album collection- you will indeed enjoy it.

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FOOTNOTES:

[i] At some point, we will promote the music of the famed British rock band, Atomic Rooster.  You will not want to miss this one, that, we guarantee you.

[ii] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt..  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

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Author: Chef Cheryl La Tigre, CEC-ACF

I began my career in the early 1970’s when I apprenticed to cook under one of the masters on the Big Island where I was born. I moved to Oahu in the early 1980’s after having worked in both Kona and Hilo, HI, and have been there for most of my professional career. Moreover, I have also worked on Maui for a few years (1995-1998) and have been on Kauai (2001-2003) before returning to Honolulu. My goal is to prepare the next generation of chefs for the future and to help the underprivileged in their struggle to attain careers in the foodservice industry. Chef Cheryl La Tigre writes from Honolulu, HI. Chef Cheryl La Tigre is a proud member of the Democratic Party. Contact me at the following address: cherylthetiger81@gmail.com

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