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TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 07, 2020:
Vice President Henry A. Wallace; U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane; SS Chief Heinrich Himmler; the Beatles featuring John Lennon, the Climax Blues Band featuring Colin Cooper, Genesis featuring Steve Hackett, and Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Dino Valenti:
- 336 Thursday: St. Mark ends his reign as Catholic Pope.
- 1492 Monday: Due to a change of course, Christopher Columbus and his three ships miss discovering Florida on their first trip to the New World.
- 1506 Thursday: The Papal armies of Pope Julius II occupy Bologna, Italy.
- 1571 Monday: At the Battle of Lepanto, the combined fleets of Spain and Italy, the Saints’ League, destroys the Turkish fleet and end the threat of invasion.
- 1737 Saturday: In the Bay of Bengal, India, a 40-foot high wave decimates 300 small ships and kills more than 300,000.
- 1763 Wednesday: King George III of England issues the Proclamation of 1763, which closes lands in North America north and west of the Alleghenies to European settlement.
- 1777 Sunday: The Second Battle of Saratoga during the American Revolution commenced on this date with the result being that British forces under General John Burgoyne surrendered 10 days later.
- 1780 Thursday: Near King’s Mountain, South Carolina, American militia defeat a superior British force.
- 1849 Saturday: Author Edgar Allan Poe died in Baltimore, Maryland, at age 40.
- 1857 Tuesday: In Baltimore, Maryland, former 12th U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane died. He served under President Andrew Jackson from 05-29-1833 to 06-30-1834. Originally, McLane began his life as a Federalist, then became a National Republican, and finally ended political life as a member of the Democratic Party.
- 1858 Wednesday: The fifth debate between Illinois senatorial candidates, Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas took place in Galesburg.
- 1888 Saturday: Future 33rd vice president of the United States, Democrat, who served 1941-1945 under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Henry A. Wallace, is born in the United States on this date.
- 1900 Sunday: In Munich, Germany, future head of the Nazi SS- Heinrich Himmler- is born. He would join the NSDAP, aka the Nazi Party, early on and rise to the top of the security and state police ranks as well as the SS, the Waffen SS, and the SD, including the Gestapo and the Kripo.
- 1908 Wednesday: Serbia and Montenegro sign a pact against the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Meanwhile, Crete revolts against Turkey and aligns itself with Greece.
- 1913 Tuesday: At his Highland Park, Michigan, automobile plant, Henry Ford, in a burst of brilliance, institutes his moving assembly line when he adds the chassis to the process.
- 1916 Saturday: The Georgia Tech football team defeated Cumberland College 222-0. Georgia Tech never threw a pass but carried the ball for a whopping total of 978 yards.
- 1926 Thursday: The Great Council of Italian Fascists forms on this date.
- 1929 Monday: Former Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall, one of the main figures of the Teapot Dome Scandal, went on trial in Washington, D.C., charged with accepting a bribe from oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny. A jury found Fall guilty and sentenced him to a year in prison and a fine of $100,000; however, he ended up serving nine months. Rather ironically, a jury acquitted Doheny for offering the bribe that the other jury convicted Fall of taking.
- 1933 Saturday: In the 30th World Series, the New York Giants beat the Washington Senators, 4 games to one.
- 1935 Monday: In the 32nd World Series, the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago Cubs 4 games to two.
- 1937 Thursday: Dino Valenti, future vocalist/guitarist with the San Francisco acid rock band, the Quicksilver Messenger Service[i], is born on this date in Danbury, Connecticut. His birth name: Chet Powers.
- 1939 Saturday: Future saxophonist/vocalist, Colin Cooper, with the British rock band, Climax Blues Band[ii], is born in England on this date.
- 1942 Wednesday: At Stalingrad, the Russians employ Katusha rockets for the first time and destroy a German battalion. The German troops had not seen this weapon before and named the truck-based multiple rocket launchers, “Stalin’s Organ.”
- 1944 Saturday: At the Auschwitz Concentration Camp in eastern Poland, the Jewish inmates stage an uprising and burn down the crematorium.
- 1949 Friday: The Republic of East Germany formed on this date.
- 1950 Saturday: U.S. military forces invade North Korea by crossing the 38th Parallel. Meanwhile, in the 47th World Series, the New York Yankees sweep the Philadelphia Phillies.
- 1951 Sunday: David Ben-Gurion forms the Israeli government. Elsewhere, the Western Hills Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, became the first hotel to feature all-foam rubber mattresses and pillows.
- 1952 Tuesday: In the 49th World Series, not only do the New York Yankees beat The Los Angeles Dodgers 4 games to 3, they tie their OWN record of four consecutive World Series wins.
- 1954 Thursday: Marian Anderson became the first black singer hired by the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York.
- 1956 Sunday: A U.S. House subcommittee began investigations of allegedly rigged TV quiz shows.
- 1960 Friday: Democratic presidential candidate Senator John F. Kennedy and Republican candidate Richard M. Nixon held their second televised debate in Washington, D.C.
- 1963 Monday: President John F. Kennedy signed a nuclear test ban treaty with Great Britain and the Soviet Union on this date.
- 1968 Monday: The Motion Picture Association of America adopted the film rating system that ranged from G to X.
- 1975 Tuesday: The United States decides NOT to deport former Beatle[iii] John Lennon due to an earlier pot possession conviction in England.
- 1977 Friday: Guitarist Steve Hackett decides to leave the British rock group, Genesis[iv]; however, the band’s next album would catapult the band into major stardom.
- 1979 Sunday: Pope John Paul II concluded his week-long tour of the United States with a Mass on the Washington Mall.
- 1981 Wednesday: Following the assassination of Anwar Sadat, the Egyptian Parliament named Vice President Hosni Mubarak as the acting president of Egypt.
- 1982 Thursday: The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical, “Cats,” opened on Broadway. The show closed September 10, 2000, after record-setting 7,485 performances. Elsewhere, another record of sorts was set when 147 million shares underwent exchange on the New York Stock Exchange.
- 1984 Sunday: Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears passes the rushing record of Jim Brown as the all-time leader.
- 1985 Monday: Palestinian gunmen hijacked the Italian cruise liner, Achille Lauro, in the Mediterranean. The hijackers killed U.S. tourist Leon Klinghoffer who was Jewish but then surrendered two days after taking over the ship. Meanwhile, the United States announced that it would no longer automatically comply with World Court decisions. Thank you, President Ronald Reagan!
- 1988 Friday: After 8 months of marriage, Robin Givens files for divorce from boxer Mike Tyson.
- 1989 Saturday: Hungary’s Communist Party renounced Marxism in favor of democratic socialism during a party congress in Budapest.
- 1991 Monday: University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill publicly accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of making sexually inappropriate comments when she worked for him. However, Thomas denied the accusations and people came to see the event yet another attempt by Democrats to take down ANY Republican nominee in any way they could.
- 1992 Wednesday: Trade representatives of the United States, Canada, and Mexico initialed the North American Free Trade Agreement in San Antonio, Texas, in the presence of President George H.W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari.
- 1993 Thursday: President Bill Clinton sent more troops, heavy armor, and naval firepower to Somalia.
- 1994 Friday: President Bill Clinton dispatched an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf when observers reported Iraqi troops moving towards Kuwait. The President also placed the Army on alert.
- 1996 Monday: Fox News Channel much to the outrage of the liberal left made its debut on this date.
- 1998 Wednesday: The U.S. government filed an anti-trust suit that alleged Visa and Mastercard inhibit competition by preventing banks from offering other credit cards. Elsewhere, gay college student Matthew Shepard was beaten and left tied to a wooden fencepost outside of Laramie, Wyoming; five days later, he died. The authorities arrested Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney who are serving life sentences for the brutal crime.
- 2001 Sunday: The current war in Afghanistan as the United States and Britain launched airstrikes against military targets and Osama bin Laden’s terrorist training camps in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Meanwhile, Barry Bonds, of the San Francisco Giants, hit his 73rd home run of the season, setting a new Major League Baseball record.
- 2003 Tuesday: In California, Arnold Schwarzenegger wins the governorship in the recall of Governor Gray Davis.
- 2004 Thursday: President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney conceded that Saddam Hussein had NO weapons of mass destruction as they tried to shift the Iraq war debate to a new issue, arguing that Saddam was abusing the food-for-oil program. We think it should be clear that Bush committed a grievous error invading Iraq and that toppling the scumbag dictator only increased the power of neighboring Iran.
- 2008 Tuesday: The misery worsened on Wall Street, as the Dow lost more than 500 points and all the major indexes slid more than 5 percent.
- 2011 Friday: Over 110 people undergo arrest for participating in one of the largest identity theft and retail crime rings in U.S. history.
- 2012 Sunday: Antisa Khvichava, a Georgian woman believed to be the oldest woman of all time, dies at age 132.
- 2013 Monday: A partial federal government shutdown lingered, rattling markets in the U.S. and overseas while a gridlocked Congress betrayed little or no urgency toward resolving the impasse. Meanwhile, Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the Nobel Peace prize in medicine for discoveries on how proteins and other material are transported within cells.
- 2014 Tuesday: Wal-Mart announces that, due to the Affordable Care Act, it will increase health benefit costs for all employees and end health benefits for its 30,000 or so workers with fewer than 30 hours per week; the changes will take place in January 2015.
- 2015 Wednesday: Following the tragic bombing by U.S. warplanes on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, that killed several people and wounded numerous others, President Barack Obama offers a formal apology to the medical charity group, Doctors without Borders.
- 2016 Friday: In what the Washington Post believes is the silver bullet that is going to destroy the presidential campaign of businessman Donald J. Trump, they release a video in which, the New Yorker brags to Billy Bush on a segment of Entertainment Tonight in which, he explains that being ‘rich allows him to get away with groping and kissing women against their will.’ The comments were made about contestants in beauty contests in which, the real estate developer had part ownership. It did NOT destroy him.
- 2017 Saturday: Country music star Jason Aldean, who had been on stage at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas less than a week earlier when a gunman opened fire on the crowd from high up in a hotel room, paid tribute and to late Tom Petty by opening “Saturday Night Live” with Petty’s song, “I Won’t Back Down.”
- 2018 Sunday: Communist China announces that it has Meng Hongwei, the chief of Interpol, in its custody after the global law enforcement officer had gone ‘missing.’ Hongwei subsequently resigns from the organization. After holding him on charges of corruption ranging from 2005 to 2017, the Chi-Coms send him to jail for 13.5 years following his conviction on January 21, 2020.
- 2019 Monday: Democrat and GOP lawmakers blast President Donald J. Trump over his decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria which will leave allied Kurdish forces vulnerable to angry Turks across the border who want to go in there, establish a ‘safe zone’ and kill as many Kurds as they possibly can. Critics of the president call what he’s doing goes against the grain in U.S.-allied relations and threaten terrible things are going to occur if someone does not stop him. Meanwhile, Democrats in the House continue building up to their impeachment inquiry. The 45th president is taking it from all sides.
- 2020 Wednesday: Reports continue coming in from around the nation of people receiving multiple mail-in ballots even though they live alone or family members are dead. It is clear that the Democrats are doing everything imaginable and somethings that aren’t to steal the elections in November. When the GOP wins back the House, keeps the Senate, and Donald Trump has another four years (should have another eight due to the Obama-led coup against him), and the GOP wins more state houses, we will need a new Constitutional amendment in which, the federal government has oversight over the elections process, can demand voter ID, NO early voting, voting in person, and sentences of up to 20 years in prison for any voter fraud with NO early release, even for pandemics such as the Chi-Vi. We cannot have Democrat-held states trying to subvert the elections process because once no one has faith in election outcomes, we will be going down a dark path from which there is no return. Speaking of “Chi-Com Joe” Biden, we learn at his last town hall meeting with Lester Holt as the moderator, the ‘undecided voters’ were hand-picked Biden SUPPORTERS. What an embarrassment.
- 2020 Wednesday A: The New York Times endorses “Pro-China Joe” Biden; what took them so long? President Donald J. Trump calls for ‘stand-alone’ stimulus checks of $1,200 per citizen since the Democrat-held House of Representatives continues to defy both the president and the GOP-held Senate with their insane demands. Meanwhile, a Washington Examiner/YouGov poll says a ‘majority of the American people do NOT want a liberal Supreme Court. Moving on, down in Texas, a grand jury indicts Netflix on its film, “Cuties,” that promotes and praises pedophilia and the victimization of young prepubescent girls as some sort of ‘artistic film.’ Good. Sue them, shut them down or break them up. Finally, as Cat 4 storm Delta continues to storm across the western Caribbean region, 57 oil rigs in the gulf begin evacuating all personnel.
- 2020 Wednesday B: Speaking of the Chi-Coms and their tools like “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, Beijing WARNED the U.S. NOT to reestablish diplomatic relations with Taiwan. Here is what we say: “F**K THEM!” Speaking of the Chi-Coms and their Wuhan Virus pandemic, here are the latest stats: 35,998,606 confirmed cases, UP by 344,335 cases, 1,052,736 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,927 deaths, and 25,055,487 confirmed recoveries, UP by 220,491 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 7,638,376 confirmed cases, UP by 84,984 new cases, 214,902 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,440 new deaths, and 4,958,537 confirmed recoveries, UP by 52,905 new recoveries. (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt motherf**kers). Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 281,481 confirmed cases, 1,824 confirmed deaths, and 216,613 confirmed recoveries.
- 2020 Wednesday C: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 841,583 confirmed cases, 16,301 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 13,090 confirmed cases, 159 confirmed deaths, and 10,470 confirmed recoveries. Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 94,932 confirmed cases, 2,262 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries. Shame on these flipping Democrats. Let’s take a look at one more soon-to-be-state, if the Democrats have their way: District of Columbia: 15,697 confirmed number of cases, 632 confirmed deaths, and 12,350 confirmed number of recoveries- thank you, Mayor Muriel Bowser for sharing the number of recoveries.
- 2020 Wednesday D: Here are today’s BIG Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,303.46, UP a whopping 530.70 points (+1.91%). Next, the NASDAQ: 11,364.60, UP 210.00 points (+1.91%). Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,419.45, UP 58.50 points (+1.74%). The price of GOLD is $1,890.40 per troy oz., -0.40 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $23.90 per troy ounce, +0.004 (+0.02%). The price of PLATINUM is $868.90 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $3.03 per pound, -0.0055 (-0.18%). The price of PALLADIUM is $2,382.10 per troy oz, -9.10 (-0.38%). The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.06 per barrel, +0.11 (+0.28%). Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.79 Chi-Com yuan. Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 22.46.
- 2020 Wednesday E: As everyone knows, we spend hours per day tabulating the collusion between the Chi-Coms and their stooges in the Democratic Party. Today, ancient actress best known for her role in “Barbarella,” and for going to North Vietnam during the height of the war in Vietnam, speaking to U.S. POWS and then relaying messages they told her back to their captors- Jane Fonda- says that ‘COVID-19 is God’s (to her, Satan’s) gift to the Democratic Party. Wow. Jane, time for you to go swallow a bottle of arsenic and join your master in HELL. Worthless c**t.
- 2020 Wednesday F: The vice-presidential debate occurred tonight with the sitting VP Mike Pence going up against challenger, Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California. Unlike last week’s battle between President Donald J. Trump and not one but TWO adversaries- ‘moderator’ Chris Wallace of the Fox News Channel, one of the reasons why we no longer watch FNC, and former Vice President Joseph R. “Pro-China” Biden, this one was much more cordial and politie. We received different vibes tonight- Mike Pence was solid and unflappable and Senator Harris managed to keep the bitchiness factor under control. It seemed as though moderator Susan Page allowed the challenger to go on while she tried to restrict the vice president from answering questions put to him in full. Anyhow, the debate was far better than the first presidential debate last week although neither side would ever answer the questions asked directly but generally chose to answer the previous one or the one before. I will say it is shameful to ask any president if ‘he will leave the White House if he loses the election.’ Of course they will but it is important that our elections are fair and when the Democrats have no problem showing they are doing everything to STEAL it, who would commit to such an answer? The election must be fair.
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[i] 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.
[ii] We began promoting the music of the greatest British blues rock band, the Climax Blues Band, beginning on Monday, 16-September-2019 through Sunday, 27-October-2019. This included the solo efforts of Pete Haycock and Colin Cooper. We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.
[iii] 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.
[iv] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019. This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins. Please, look for them.
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