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TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 04, 2020:
Today’s Leftist Scheme to get Trump: In 2018 in France at an American military cemetery, he called our fallen soldiers ‘losers and suckers’- so says The Atlantic
U.S. Associate Justices Levi Woodbury and Henry Billings Brown; The Beatles featuring Ringo Starr, the Byrds featuring Gene Parsons, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Steve Gaines, the Pretenders featuring Martin Chambers, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Greg Elmore and Gary Duncan, Santana featuring David Brown, and the Who:
- 422 A.D.: St. Boniface the I ends his reign as Pope of all Christendom.
- 476 A.D.: Proclaiming himself ‘King of Italy,’ Odoacer deposed Romulus Augustulus, the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
- 1024: His fellow compatriots choose Conrad II “the Sailor” to be king of the Germans.
- 1479: King Alfonso I recognizes Isabella as the queen of Castile.
- 1609: English navigator Henry Hudson began exploring the island of Manhattan.
- 1682: English astronomer Edmund Haley sees his namesake comet.
- 1781: Spanish settlers under the command of Governor Felipe de Neve founded Los Angeles. The original name of the settlement was “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora La Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula,” which translates as “The Town of the Queen of Angels.”
- 1807: Robert Fulton begins operations of his steamship.
- 1833: At the age of 10, Barney Flaherty answered an ad in The New York Sun and became the first newsboy/paperboy.
- 1851: In Portsmouth, N.H., the 30th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury, died. President James K. Polk nominated Woodbury to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Story. Woodbury, a Democratic-Republican, served from 09-20-1845 to 09-04-1851.
- 1862: At the head of 50,000 Confederate troops, General Robert E. Lee invades the North.
- 1864: In the dark days of the Civil War in the South, bread riots break out in Mobile, Alabama.
- 1866: The first daily newspaper in Hawaii hits the stands.
- 1882: Thomas Edison’s Pearl Street electric power station began operations in New York City. It was the first display of a practical electrical lighting system.
- 1885: The Exchange Buffett opened in New York City. It was the first self-service cafeteria in the United States.
- 1886: A group of Apache Indians led by Geronimo, aka Goyathlay (or the “One Who Yawns”), surrendered to General Nelson Miles at Skeleton Canyon in Arizona.
- 1888: George Eastman received a patent for his roll-film box camera, and registered his trademark, “Kodak.” The camera took 100 exposures per roll.
- 1893: English author Beatrix Potter first told the story “Peter Rabbit” in the form of a “picture letter” to Noel Moore, the son of Potter’s former governess.
- 1894: In New York City, 12,000 tailors go on strike protesting sweatshop labor.
- 1913: In Bronxville, NY, the 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown, died. President Benjamin Harrison nominated the Republican jurist to fill the seat of Whig Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller. Brown served from 12-29-1890 to 05-28-1906.
- 1914: Britain, France, and Russia sign the Pact of London, aimed at fighting the Central Powers as one entity.
- 1917: The American Expeditionary Forces in France suffered their first fatalities during World War I when a German airplane attacked a British-run base hospital.
- 1918: American troops land at Archangel, Russia, to help the White Russians fight against the Bolsheviks; they remain there for 10 months.
- 1921: The first police broadcast on a radio station did so on radio station WIL in St. Louis.
- 1944 Monday: Finland breaks off diplomatic relations with former Axis ally, Nazi Germany, as the Russian military threatens to overrun their country. Elsewhere, during World War II, British troops liberate the city of Antwerp, Belgium, from the Nazis. Finally, Gene Parsons, final drummer, and multi-instrumentalist with the Byrds[i] and other bands, was born on this date in Morongo Valley, Death Valley, California.
- 1945 Tuesday: The United States regains possession of Wake Island, lost to the Japanese Empire in early 1942.
- 1946 Wednesday: Guitarist and vocalist with the San Francisco band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[ii], Gary Duncan, was born on this date in San Diego, California; his colleague in the same band, Greg Elmore, drummer, was born at the Coronado Naval Air Station in California.
- 1948 Saturday: Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicated after nearly six decades of rule for health reasons.
- 1949 Sunday: The longest pro tennis match in history took place when Pancho Gonzales and Ted Schroeder played 67 games in five sets. Elsewhere, Steve Gaines, future guitarist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii], is born on this date.
- 1950 Monday: The first use of a helicopter in the rescue of a downed American pilot takes place during the Korean War.
- 1951 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman addressed the nation from the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco, California, in the first live, coast-to-coast television broadcast. Meanwhile, in England, future longtime drummer with the Anglo-American rock band, the Pretenders[iv] (1978-85 / 1993-present)—Martin Chambers—is born.
- 1953 Friday: The New York Yankees become the first Major League Baseball team to win five consecutive championships.
- 1957 Wednesday: Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus used Arkansas National Guardsmen to prevent nine black students from entering all-white Central High School in Little Rock. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the nation, Ford Motor Company began selling its ill-fated Edsel automobile.
- 1962 Tuesday: The Beatles[v] with new drummer, Ringo Starr, recorded “Love Me Do” at EMI Studios in London, England. (The more familiar version with substitute drummer Andy White and Starr playing the tambourine took place a week later.
- 1963 Wednesday: A Swissair Caravelle III carrying 80 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Zurich, killing all on board the aircraft.
- 1965 Saturday: Vandals attack the van of the British rock group, the Who[vi], causing a loss of $10,000 of equipment and damages in the process.
- 1967 Monday: Michigan Governor George Romney[vii] said during a TV interview that while visiting South Vietnam in 1965 that U.S. government officials used ‘brainwashing’ techniques on him. What a flake!
- 1968 Wednesday: Nigerian troops conquer Aba during the Biafran War.
- 1969 Thursday: The Food and Drug Administration issued a report calling birth control pills “safe,” despite a slight risk of fatal blood-clotting disorders linked to the pills.
- 1971 Saturday: An Alaska Airlines jet crashed near Juneau, killing all 111 people on board it. Elsewhere, on ABC-TV, “The Lawrence Welk Show” appeared for its final time.
- 1972 Monday: U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz won a seventh gold medal at the Munich Olympics, in the 400-meter medley relay race. Spitz was the first Olympian to win seven gold medals. Meanwhile, “The New Price Is Right,” hosted by Bob Barker premiered on CBS. The game show later dropped the “New” from its title and expanded from a half-hour to a full hour.
- 1974 Wednesday: The United States established diplomatic relations with East Germany.
- 1981 Friday: The longest baseball game in the history of Fenway Park takes place as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7 in 20 innings; the game began the night before.
- 1987 Friday: A Soviet court convicted West German pilot Matthias Rust on charges stemming from his daring flight to Moscow’s Red Square and sentenced him to four years in labor camp; however, his captors released him in August 1988.
- 1989 Monday: The Air Force’s Titan Three rocket released a reconnaissance satellite into orbit making it the 200th satellite the rocket had put into orbit since 1964.
- 1993 Friday: Pope John Paul II commenced his first visit to the former Soviet Union on this date.
- 1998 Friday: Internet services company Google filed for incorporation in California.
- 1999 Saturday: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat signed a breakthrough land-for-security agreement during a ceremony in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
- 2000 Monday: Original bassist with the original Santana[viii] band (1966-1971 / 1974-76), David Brown, lost his battle with kidney and liver failure on this date.
- 2002 Wednesday: The Oakland Athletics won their American League 20th game in a row. The A’s gave up an 11-run lead and then won the game on Scott Hatteberg’s home run in the bottom of the ninth.
- 2006 Monday: “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, 44, died after a stingray’s barb pierced his chest. He would have survived had he NOT yanked the tail out which caused him to bleed to death.
- 2008 Thursday: With a pledge that “change is coming,” Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, accepted the Republican presidential nomination at the party’s convention in St. Paul, Minn., vowing to vanquish what he called the “constant partisan rancor” gripping Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in a sex scandal, forcing the Democrat out of office after months of defiantly holding onto his job.
- 2009 Friday: North Korea tells the UN that it is open to ‘dialog’ after informing it that it is in the ‘final stages of uranium enrichment.’
- 2011 Sunday: Iran’s Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, convicted of adultery and sentenced to death, faces the whip.
- 2012 Tuesday: In the mountains of Morocco, a passenger bus careens over the side of the cliff and down into a ravine, killing 42 people outright and injuring another 22 passengers.
- 2013 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves a resolution authorizing limited U.S. military intervention in Syria.
- 2014 Thursday: Movie studio Warner Brothers announces plans to lay off employees and reduce costs to improve efficiency; parent company Time Warner Inc. is seeking improvements across its divisions after rejecting a buyout offer by Rupert Murdoch earlier this year. Meanwhile, comedian Joan Rivers died at a New York hospital at age 81, a week after going into cardiac arrest in a doctor’s office during a routine medical procedure.
- 2015 Friday: In Guatemala, ex-president Otto Pérez Molina goes to prison for corruption. This occurred only hours after massive protests in the Central American country forced him to resign his position and put himself into the hands of the authorities. Meanwhile, Saudi King Salman arrived in Washington, D.C. to confer with President Barack Hussein Obama after people around the world became outraged over the Saudis bombing Houthi rebels running amok in Yemen. Look- Yemen is a horrible place and if they want peace restored in the country, Iran must stop supporting the insurgents.
- 2016 Sunday: In a ceremony at the Vatican, Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa.
- 2017 Monday: Texas emergency management officials said at least 60 deaths were attributed to Hurricane Harvey. Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that he will sign an executive order to end the DREAMERS program, the DACA program, ‘Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.’ This of course drives his enemies berserk.
- 2018 Tuesday: Much to the delight of Jeff Bezos and to the horror of many liberals, Amazon.com becomes the second trillion-dollar U.S. company. Meanwhile, to the disgust of many, Nike makes anti-American protester, failed NFL QB Colin Kaepernick the face of its new advertising campaign, set to launch on the company’s 30th anniversary.
- 2019 Wednesday: In Hong Kong, following three months of non-stop protests, leader Carrie Lam announces she is withdrawing the controversial extradition bill that would deport local arrestees to mainland, ahem, communist China, for trial and punishment…for now. Meanwhile, the Federal Trade Commission hammers YouTube with a fine of $170 million for illegally collecting and storing information gleaned from its underage viewers and users. Who would ever have thought an online entity such as YouTube- or Google- would commit something so egregious as this?
- 2020 Friday: Today’s attempt to bring down President Donald J. Trump comes to us from an article in The Atlantic magazine in which in 2018, the president called fallen U.S. soldiers at a U.S. military cemetery “losers and suckers.” Four unnamed sources claim this is so just as they contend that President Trump also ‘didn’t think that wounded U.S. soldiers should participate in military parades.’ Most people believe that Generals John Kelly and “Mad Dog” Mattis are two of the sources but the sources say they won’t come forward out of fear of ‘angry Tweets.’ Uh, okay.
- 2020 Friday A: When federal agents go to arrest the Antifa POS who murdered Aaron “Jay” Danielson, a member of Patriot Prayer, a conservative peace group in Portland, Oregon, last weekend, the perp- Michael Reinoehl drew a handgun and was shot dead. Good riddance. Meanwhile, in San Francisco, Speaker Nancy Pelosi finds herself under verbal assault as protesters go after her for violating her own rules about wearing face masks and not going to hairdressers for indoor appointments. The old bat continues claiming ‘I was set up.’ We hope that AOC-backed Shahid Buttar cleans your clock on November 03.
- 2020 Friday B: In the Oval Office today, the president of Serbia- Aleksandar Vučić and the prime minister of Kosovo- Avdullah Hoti- sign an economic peace deal before the watchful gaze of President Donald J. Trump which will benefit both nations. In so doing, Kosovo- a largely Muslim country- agrees to recognize Israel and Serbia says it will move its embassy to Jerusalem. Fantastic! Speaking of Trump, his approval ratings have climbed back to 52-percent, what they were before the Yellow Flu hit the U.S. Elsewhere, Hilton Hotels says it is going to close its mega-hotel in New York’s Times Square permanently. The state and city continue losing businesses thanks to the mismanagement of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill Di Blasio.
- 2020 Friday C: As economic news continues being positive for August, we learn that 1.37 million new jobs were created and that the jobless rate fell to 8.4-percent. Democrats continue whining and screeching that Trump is destroying the economy while “Pro-China Joe” Biden continues expanding on his theme he mentioned yesterday: ‘I can’t tell you my tax plan because “they’ll shoot me.” Your tax plan’s that bad Joe? Maybe you shouldn’t win in November! Elsewhere, as of publication time, stocks continue falling after dropping 807 points on Thursday.
- 2020 Friday D: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox: Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 26,398,466 confirmed cases, +323,857, 870,477, confirmed deaths, +6,324, and 17,565,712 confirmed recoveries, +228,328. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,283,209 confirmed cases, up 63,148 from yesterday’s reporting, 190,058 confirmed deaths, UP 1,204, and 3,373,378 confirmed recoveries, UP 84,857. 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: 727,072 confirmed cases, 13,497 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 9,202 confirmed cases, 79 confirmed deaths, and 2,778 confirmed recoveries. Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 79,121 confirmed cases, 2,034 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Let’s look at one other state: Oklahoma- currently, they have 62,040 confirmed cases, 846 confirmed deaths, and 5,213 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Kevin Stitt for your state’s honesty in this regard.
- 2020 Friday E: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 28,133.31, DOWN 159.42 points (-0.56%). Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ: 11,313.13, DOWN 114.97 points (-1.27%). Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,426.96, DOWN 28.10 points (-0.81%). Price of GOLD: $1,940.90 per troy oz., +6.60 (+0.34%) Here is the price of SILVER: $27.12 per troy oz., +0.403 (+1.51%). Price of PLATINUM: $906.90 per troy oz., +8.70 (+0.97%). Price of PALLADIUM: $2,304.00 per troy oz., +3.00 (+0.13%). Here is the price of COPPER: $3.07 per #, +0.0125 (+0.41%). Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $39.51, -0.26 (-0.65%). Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.84 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.
- 2020 Friday F: Oregon Governor Kate Brown- when asked WHY she won’t send the Oregon National Guard into Portland, Oregon, to stop what will be soon 100 nights of unrest, she told a reporter that the ‘Guard is not trained in law-enforcement matters.’ In other words, rioters, and looters, continue doing what you are doing because NO one is going to stop you from running amok. Elsewhere, we learn that the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon’s port cost the city $3.2 billion, left 300,000 people homeless and claimed the lives of 191. Although it’s not clear as to what set off the ammonium nitrate or why it had been stored in warehouses lining the port for what is said to be ‘years,’ we suspect that Hezbollah and its leader Hassan Nasrallah were keeping it there for use in attacks on neighboring Israel. It is time a drone takes out Mr. Nasrallah as he is the next ranking terrorist in the world after Abu Bakr al-Baghdad and Gen. Qassim Soleimani. Light ‘em up!
- 2020 Friday G: Yet to come but we all know the Democrats as directed by their Chi-Com overlords are causing problems around the country. Stick around and we will share them…WHERE’S NANCY PELOSI? WHERE’S KOOKY KAMALA HARRIS? Speaking of Pelosi, this blog will pay for a facsimile of the hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, prescription she’s taking since it’s clear she must be taking the medication to ward off the Yellow Fever…
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[i] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012. At the time, we damned sure should have promoted the music of its various members such as Roger “Jim” McGuinn, Chris Hillman, Gene Clark, David Crosby (along with Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young and their associated catalog of group and solo endeavors), as well as later Byrds such as Gene Parsons and Skip Battin among others. We hope to do so one day and hope that you will indulge us when we do.
[ii] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two unique occasions. The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011. The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013. We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.
[iii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade. At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news. This would include the music of .38-Special, too.
[iv] We are not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Pretenders but when we do, you will be the first to know so rejoice.
[v] 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.
[vi] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015. We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey. We know you will enjoy them.
[vii] The father of Mitt Romney who plagues our modern times with his RINO BS.
[viii] Sadly, we were not as attuned to the sharing of interconnected bands and musicians when we promoted Santana years ago but we do hope we will be able to promote the music of Journey at some point in the nest 10-12 years.
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