X. 1949 Wednesday: Chinese communist leaders proclaim the People’s Republic of China. Meanwhile, under the 3-Power Occupation (United States, France, and England), the Republic of West Germany is proclaimed.



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  1. 1780 Tuesday: Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point.
  2. 1784 Sunday: The first daily newspaper in America began publication on this date: The Pennsylvania packet and Daily Advertiser in Philadelphia.  
  3. 1792 Wednesday: The French National Convention voted to abolish the monarchy.
  4. 1814 Tuesday: “The Star-Spangled Banner” by Francis Scott Key undergoes its first publication as a poem.
  5. 1837 Wednesday: Charles Tiffany founded the first of his jewelry and China stores.
  6. 1863 Sunday: Union forces retreat to Chattanooga, Tennessee, after their defeat at Chickamauga.
  7. 1867 Friday: In New York City, future 46th U.S. Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Herbert Hoover from 03-28-1929 to 03-04-1933.  Prior to becoming secretary of state, Stimson would serve the nation as its 45th U.S. secretary of war.  In this role, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from 05-22-1911 to 03-04-1913.  He would serve again as the nation’s 54th U.S. secretary of war, serving under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from 07-10-1940 to 09-21-1945.
  8. 1893 Wednesday: Frank Duryea, who had designed the vehicle with his brother, Charles, took one of America’s first horseless carriages for a short test drive in Springfield, Massachusetts.
  9. 1896 Sunday: British forces under the control of General Kitchener occupy Dongola, Sudan.
  10. 1897 Monday: The New York Sun ran its famous editorial, written anonymously by Francis P. Church which declared, “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.”
  11. 1912 Saturday: Magician Harry Houdini first publicly performed his so-called Chinese Water Torture Cell trick at the Circus Busch in Berlin, escaping after being immersed upside-down in a vertical water tank, his ankles secured in a set of stocks, which made up the tank lid, which his aides then locked into place.
  12. 1913 Sunday: Bulgaria and Turkey sign a peace treaty in Constantinople, Turkey.
  13. 1922 Saturday: Republican President Warren G. Harding signs a joint resolution of approval on this date, one echoing the Balfour Agreement of Great Britain to establish a homeland for Jews in the region of Palestine, NOT the nation of Palestine as NO such nation has ever existed.  
  14. 1931 Monday: Britain abandons the Gold Standard[i], with the result that the Pound devalues by 20-percent.
  15. 1932 Wednesday: Future keyboardist with the Mothers of Invention[ii] 1969-1974, Don Preston, is born on this date.
  16. 1937 Tuesday: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. of London first published “The Hobbit,” by J.R.R.R. Tolkien.
  17. 1938 Wednesday: A hurricane struck parts of New York and New England, causing widespread damage, and claiming 700 lives.  Meanwhile, English Prime Minister Winston Churchill condemns Nazi Germany’s annexation of Czechoslovakia.
  18. 1939 Thursday: Nazi leaders under the auspices of SD chief, Reinhard Heydrich, meet in Berlin to discuss the “Final Solution” regarding the Jewish ‘problem.’
  19. 1942 Monday: In response to Resistance attacks, the Nazi occupiers execute 116 hostages.
  20. 1943 Tuesday: Soviet forces reach the Dnieper River as they pursue the retreating Nazis.  Elsewhere, David Hood, future session musician who played bass in the British band, Traffic[iii] for a period, was born in Alabama.
  21. 1944 Thursday: Last British paratroops surrender to German forces at Arnhem Bridge.  Meanwhile, guitarist/vocalist Bobby Tench who played with the Jeff Beck Group[iv], Streetwalkers[v], Humble Pie[vi], Hummingbird[vii], and other bands was born on this date.
  22. 1947 Sunday: Future guitarist with the California country-rock supergroup, the Eagles[viii]—Don Felder—is born in the USA on this date.
  23. 1948 Tuesday: Milton Berle made his debut as permanent host of “the Texaco Star Theater” on NBC-TV.
  24. 1949 Wednesday: Chinese communist leaders proclaim the People’s Republic of China.  Meanwhile, under the 3-Power Occupation (United States, France, and England), the Republic of West Germany is proclaimed.
  25. 1957 Saturday: The legal mystery-drama, “Perry Mason,” starring Raymond Burr, premiered on CBS-TV.
  26. 1961 Thursday: Antonio Abertondo swam the English Channel (in both directions) in 24 hours and 25 minutes.
  27. 1962 Friday: “The Jack Paar Program,” a weekly prime time show that followed Paar’s stint on “The Tonight Show,” began a three-year run.
  28. 1964 Monday: Malta gained independence from Britain.
  29. 1966 Wednesday: Jimmy Hendrix[ix] changes the spelling of his name to “Jimi.”  Elsewhere, the Soviet probe Zond 5 returned to Earth.  The spacecraft completed the first unmanned round-trip flight to the moon.
  30. 1970 Monday: “NFL Monday Night Football” made its debut on ABC-TV as the Cleveland Browns defeated the visiting New York Jets, 31-21.
  31. 1973 Friday: The U.S. Senate confirmed Henry Kissinger as the 56th secretary of state making him the first naturalized U.S. citizen to hold the post.
  32. 1981 Monday: The U.S. Senate confirmed Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
  33. 1982 Tuesday: Amin Gemayel, brother of Lebanon’s assassinated president-elect becomes president.  Elsewhere, National Football League players began a 57-day strike, their first regular-season walkout.
  34. 1985 Saturday: Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 rounds to win the heavyweight championship of the world.  Elsewhere, North and South Korea opened their borders for their family reunion program.
  35. 1987 Monday: NFL players called a strike, mainly over the issue of free agency.  The 24-day walkout prompted football owners to hire replacement players, aka “scabs.”
  36. 1989 Thursday: Hurricane Hugo crashed into Charleston, South Carolina, and caused 26 deaths in the United States.  Elsewhere, 21 students in Alton, Texas, died when their school bus, involved in a collision with a soft-drink delivery truck, careened into a water-filled pit.  
  37. 1993 Tuesday: Russian President Boris Yeltsin announced that he was ousting the Communist-dominated Congress.  In so doing, Yeltsin effectively seized control of the state.
  38. 1996 Saturday: The board of all-male Virginia Military Institute voted to admit women on this date.  Elsewhere, John F. Kennedy Jr. married Carolyn Bessette in a secret ceremony on Cumberland Island, Georgia.  Finally, President Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act denying federal recognition to homosexual couples a day after saying the law should not be used as an excuse for discrimination, violence, or intimidation against gays and lesbians.  Although never formally repealed, DoMA was effectively overturned by U.S. Supreme Court decisions in 2013 and 2015 while Barack Hussein Obama was president. 
  39. 2001 Friday: Congress again opened the federal coffers to those harmed by terrorism, providing $15 billion to the airline industry, which was suffering mounting economic losses since the September 11 Islamist terrorist attacks.
  40. 2006 Thursday: Famed bassist with the British bands, King Crimson[x] and Bad Company[xi], Boz Burrell, died from a heart attack on this date.
  41. 2008 Sunday: Baseball said farewell to the original Yankee Stadium as the Bronx Bombers defeated the Baltimore Orioles 7-3.
  42. 2011 Wednesday: Longtime guitarist/vocalist with the British hard rock band, Atomic Rooster[xii]—John Du Cann—dropped dead from a heart attack on this date.
  43. 2012 Friday: Demonstrations by thousands of Libyans causes Ansar al-Sharia Islamist to evacuate their headquarters.
  44. 2013 Saturday: In a report sent to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Syria claims that it has fully disclosed information regarding its chemical weapons program.
  45. 2014 Sunday: NASA Mars probe MAVEN is on track to enter the planet’s orbit after a 10-month journey; the probe will collect data for a year on the upper Martian atmosphere to answer potential questions about climate change on the planet.
  46. 2015 Monday: Scott Walker, the Republican governor of Wisconsin, withdraws from the 2016 GOP presidential nomination fight. 
  47. 2016 Wednesday: At the behest of his Chinese wife, Priscilla Chan, Facebook CEO and known ‘do-gooder’ Mark Zuckerberg[xiii] announce a gift of $3 billion with which to fund medical research so that by the end of this century, ALL diseases will have been cured.  Okie dokie!  Meanwhile, yet another boat carrying an estimated 480-600 Sub-Saharan ‘migrants’ to Europe capsizes.  EU coast guard boats are able only to pull 163 out of the waters.  STOP COMING.
  48. 2017 Thursday: According to On This Day, scientists at Cal-Tech publish an article in the journal, “Current Biology,” of the first brainless animal, the jellyfish Cassiopeia, that actually ‘sleeps.’  Most scientists believe that only animals gifted with brains sleep, as it is a normal function for creatures with thought processes.
  49. 2018 Friday: Trembling Dr. Christine Blasey Ford offers to testify before the U.S. Senate on the allegations of rape and sexual abuse she launched against President Donald J. Trump’s second U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.  It would later turn out that she was a liar as were other women- most notably those turned up (or out) by thug attorney, Michael Avenatti.  It was all a scheme to destroy Kavanaugh’s reputation and drive him from the nomination.  It didn’t work.
  50. 2019 Saturday: In Indonesia’s Jambi Province, skies go bright red as the worst illegal forest fires since 2015 blaze away, destroying more than 800,000 acres and causing respiratory distress for more than a million citizens.  They need Smokey the Bear. 
  51. 2020 Monday: Tropical Storm Beta is expected to attain hurricane status when it arrives on the Texas gulf coast sometime late today/early tomorrow.  Meanwhile, outside Los Angeles, the Bobcat Fire doubles in size thanks to warm winds breathing new life into it.  Next, on the other side of the country, New York City Transit officials say yesterday’s derailment of a subway train occurred due to vandalism.  No one was hurt but it’s clear that Antifa/Black Lives Matter is extending its reach when it comes to terrorism.  Moving on, the Biden-Harris (or is it Harris-Biden) 2020 campaign announces it has $466 million in its coffers, having pulled in more than $100 million in the previous 48 hours by milking the death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg whereas the Trump-Pence campaign as $325 million on hand.  Speaking of President Trump and Justice Ginsburg, the commander-in-chief announces he will nominate his replacement pick for Justice Ginsburg on Thursday or Friday of this week.  All the while, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi promises to impeach President Trump- again!- should he fulfill his constitutional duty to nominate someone to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.   Meanwhile, well-known genius Alexandria “The Fly” Ocasio Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez, aka Baby Evita, aka AOC says that if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, moves forward with hearings on the nominee, that he ‘is playing with fire.’  Yikes.
  52. 2020 Monday A: Speaking of angry Democrats, the Dems say they are going to (1) end the filibuster in the U.S. Senate on EVERYTHING meaning every vote will be decided by the nuclear option, 50-percent plus one.  (2) They will give statehood to Puerto Rico and the District of Columba.  Why not give statehood to the U.S. Virgin Islands, to Guam, to Northern Marianas Islands, and to American Samoa.  (3) They plan to stack the Supreme Court with an additional five to seven justices.  (4) They plan to topple the Electoral College.  (5) They plan to increase taxes by $3 TRILLION as well as to reimpose the Obamacare mandate, all the rules and regulations overturned and removed by the Trump administration, and jump back in to the JCPOA, the Paris Climate Accords, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.  (6) They are going to grant the franchise to prisoners serving time, to felons, and to 15-and-16-year-olds.  What more can we say?  We must crush this illegitimate, Chi-Com colluding political party.  It is us or them.
  53. 2020 Monday B: Famed NBA star and noted ‘genius’ LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers chides Lori Loughlin, actress, and her husband who must go to prison for having bribed the university of their daughter’s choice to get her in, for allowing Loughlin to choose the facility.  LeBron says ‘it ain’t right.’  Elsewhere, a survey finds that unless Chinese Virus relief issues are soon met, 60-percent of all restaurants will close their doors forever.  Imagine all the real estate the Chi-Coms will be buying via shadow companies, straw buyers, and of course, their Democratic Party hacks.
  54. 2020 Monday C: U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr labels three cities in the United States as anarchist jurisdictions- New York City, Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington, for permitting and enabling out-of-control riots, mob violence, looting, rape, robbery, arson, and murder.  The AG said: “When state and local leaders impede their own law enforcement officers and agencies from doing their jobs, it endangers innocent citizens who deserve to be protected, including those who are trying to peacefully assemble and protest.  We cannot waste federal tax dollars to be wasted when the safety of the citizenry hangs in the balance.”  The federal government seeks to strip these cities who have crippled their law enforcement via defunding or reduction so as to force them back into line.  New York City currently receives about $7 billion annually from U.S. taxpayers.  This must stop. Strip Portland and Seattle of their funding, too, until they regain their senses or the voters replace them.
  55. 2020 Monday D: A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled today that mail-in election ballots can be counted for up to SIX DAYS post-Election Day so long as they are postmarked on Election Day.  Bret Baier on FNC believes this will go to the Supreme Court to be overturned or put into law.  Meanwhile, President Trump is on the trail in the Midwest, stopping in Ohio and traveling elsewhere while “Pro-China Joe” Biden visited Wisconsin, there to try to re-energize his flagging base.  Question is, WHO is the real string-puller behind former VP Biden?  We suspect it’s none other than Xi Jinping and that Congressman James Clyburn is the conduit through which the alleged cash flow goes.  Think about it: Biden was lost until Clyburn vouched for him, impeachment failed, the U.S.-Sino Trade Deal signed and then the Chi-Com Flu arrived on scene.  We don’t believe in coincidences nor should YOU.
  56. 2020 Monday E: Folks, here are the numbers for the Wuhan Waltz, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 31,120,980 confirmed cases, +261,911, 961,656, confirmed deaths, +3,342, and 21,287,328 confirmed recoveries, +188,233.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,932,317 confirmed cases, up 68,463 from yesterday’s reporting, 202,982 confirmed deaths, UP 573, and 3,723,573 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,066.  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: 789,717 confirmed cases, 15,029 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,534 confirmed cases, 120 confirmed deaths, and 4,759 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 86,317 confirmed cases, 2,131 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Michigan- currently, they have 129,662 confirmed cases, 6,982 confirmed deaths, but for some unknown reason NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- what more do you need to know about Democratic hack Governor Gretchen Whitmer?  Her husband can take his boat out on the lake but anyone else- YOU better watch out!  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife have moved there: 190,929 confirmed cases, 1,273 confirmed deaths, and 136,780 confirmed recoveries.
  57. 2020 Monday F: BAD DAY for stocks today, all because of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,147.70, DOWN 509.72 points (-1.84%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,778.80, DOWN 14.48 points (-0.13%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,281.06, DOWN 38.41 points (-1.16%).  Price of GOLD: $1,918.30 per troy oz., +7.70 (+0.40%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $24.84 per troy oz., +0.458 (+1.88%).  Price of PLATINUM: $883.90 per troy oz., +7.80 (+0.89%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,281.70 per troy oz., -99.10 (-4.16%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.04 per #, +0.0045 +-0.15%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $39.62, +0.31 (+0.79%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.81 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.
  58. 2020 Monday G: As always, we do not know what yet is to come but when we discover what the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party patsies are doing today, you will be the first to know so please- stick around…meanwhile, tonight’s Monday Night Football match features the New Orleans Saints v. the Las Vegas Raiders. The Raiders won 34-24.  Go figure.


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Monday, September 21, 2020:


[i] The United States should never have abandoned the Gold Standard as it will allow the Chi-Coms to gain control of the world economy one day- NOT GOOD.

[ii] We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013.  Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band

[iii] 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.

[iv] We promoted the music of this venerable British rock star- Bobby Tench- as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection. 

[v] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.

[vi] See footnote iii.

[vii] Sadly, we overlooked Hummingbird when we did the music of Family and Streetwalkers and hope to do them at some point.

[viii] We hope to share the music of the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Glenn Fray, and others, including Poco, sometime in the next decade.  Please remain with us.

[ix] 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.

[x] We presented the music of this British prog-rock band, the amazing King Crimson, beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

[xi] [xi] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[xii] 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.

[xiii] Why don’t you do something about promoting FREE SPEECH instead of this virtue-signaling BS you young liberals seemingly so much love?

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