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TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2020:
Shemini Atzeret (Jewish Holiday); Chicago Marathon
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward: U.S. Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford; Chef Bea O’Malley of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day; Fleetwood Mac, Journey featuring Steve Perry, Procol Harum featuring Alan Cartwright, and Van Halen featuring David Lee Roth:
- 1787 Monday: Amsterdam surrenders to a Prussian invasion army.
- 1839 Wednesday: British troops under the command of General Charles Napier occupy Beirut, Lebanon.
- 1845 Thursday: The Navy established the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland.
- 1846 Friday: William Lassell discovers the massive moon of Neptune, Triton.
- 1851 Thursday: The 32nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Robbins Curtis assumed his place on the nation’s high court on this date. President Millard Fillmore nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Levi Woodbury. Curtis would serve until September 30, 1857.
- 1865 Monday: John Wesley Hyatt patented the billiard ball.
- 1872 Wednesday: In Auburn, N.Y., the 24th U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward died. He originally served under President Abraham Lincoln and then under President Andrew Johnson (who inherited him). Seward served from 03-06-1861 to 03-04-1869.
- 1874 Friday: The island of Fiji becomes a British possession.
- 1886 Saturday: The tuxedo dinner jacket made its American debut in New York City.
- 1887 Sunday: Thomas Edison organized the Edison Phonograph Company.
- 1910 Monday: The 62nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Hughes assumed his seat on the nation’s highest court on this date. President William Howard Taft nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer. Hughes would serve on the court until June 10, 1916. Later, he would become the Supreme Court’s 11th chief justice. The man who nominated him to sit on the court, William Howard Taft, eventually became the 10th U.S. Supreme Court Justice. President Herbert Hoover nominated Hughes to succeed his mentor and he would become chief justice on February 24, 1930 until June 30, 1941.
- 1911 Tuesday: California voters approved Proposition 4, giving women the right to vote and Proposition 7, which established the initiative process for proposing and enacting new laws. Elsewhere, revolutionaries led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the crumbling Manchu Dynasty.
- 1913 Friday: When President Woodrow Wilson sent a signal via telegraph from the White House by telegraph, which set off an explosion that destroyed portions of the Gamboa dike, he effectively completed the Panama Canal.
- 1914 Saturday: During World War I, German forces rout the Belgians outside Antwerp.
- 1923 Wednesday: For the first time in World Series history, the New York Yankees and the New York Giants become the first two teams to play back-to-back-to-back World Series. This one was also the FIRST World Series to take place at Yankees Stadium.
- 1926 Sunday: In the 23rd World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Yankees, 4 games to three.
- 1931 Saturday: In the 28th World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Athletics 4 games to three.
- 1933 Tuesday: Dreft, the first synthetic detergent went on sale.
- 1935 Thursday: The George Gershwin opera, “Porgy and Bess,” featuring an all-Black cast, opened on Broadway; it ran for 124 performances. Meanwhile, the League of Nations denounces the Italian invasion of Abyssinia.
- 1937 Sunday: In the 34th World Series, the New York Yankees beat the New York Giants 4 games to one.
- 1938 Monday: Nazi Germany completed its annexation of Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland.
- 1942 Saturday: The Germans continue pressing their attacks on the Soviet defenders in the smoldering city of Stalingrad. They have cut the city into pockets but the Red Army and militia units continue clinging to the crossings on the Volga River. The Luftwaffe continues its attacks across the city continuing to reduce it to rubble, which means the underground is contested as much as what’s left above ground. German artillery continues hammering Russian supply boats crisscrossing the Volga River. Meanwhile, Lt. Gen. Friedrich Paulus continues preparing the decisive hammer blow he plans to drop on the 14th.
- 1943 Sunday: Chiang Ka-shek took the oath of office as president of the Republic of (Free) China.
- 1945 Wednesday: In the 42nd World Series, the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago Cubs 4 games to three. Elsewhere, Alan Cartwright, future bassist with Procol Harum[i], was born in England on this date.
- 1949 Monday: AICP-END blogger, chef, and bartender Bea O’Malley was born on this date in Wasco, California.
- 1951 Wednesday: In the 48th World Series, the New York Yankees beat the New York Giants 4 games to two.
- 1954 Sunday: Following on the retreat of French-and-Colonial troops, Ho Chi Minh and his Viet Minh supporters enter Hanoi. Elsewhere, future vocalist with the Los Angeles rock band, Van Halen[ii]—David Lee Roth—is born in the USA on this date.
- 1956 Wednesday: In the 53rd World Series, the New York Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 4 games to three.
- 1957 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower apologized to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after foodservers at a Howard Johnson’s restaurant near Dover, Delaware refused to seat the visiting official in the establishment’s dining room. Elsewhere, in the 54th World Series, the Milwaukee Braves beat the New York Yankees 4 games to three.
- 1959 Saturday: Pan American World Airways announced the beginning of the first global airline service.
- 1962 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy, responding to the Thalidomide birth defects crisis, signed an amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act requiring pharmaceutical companies to prove that their products are SAFE prior to marketing them.
- 1964 Saturday: The first summer Olympics to be held in Asia kicked off in Tokyo by Japanese Emperor Hirohito. Meanwhile, 72-year-old entertainer Eddie Cantor, died in Beverly Hills on this date.
- 1965 Sunday: The Red Baron made his first appearance in the “Peanuts” comic strip.
- 1967 Tuesday: The Outer Space Treaty, which prohibits the placing of weapons of mass destruction on the moon or elsewhere in space, entered into force.
- 1968 Thursday: In the 65th World Series, the Detroit Tigers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4 games to three.
- 1973 Wednesday: Fiji became independent after nearly a century of British rule. Meanwhile, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, accused of accepting bribes, pleaded no contest to one count of federal income tax evasion, and resigned his office.
- 1976 Sunday: Beijing reports the arrest of Mao Zedong’s widow on charges of corruption and treason. Boy, how quickly the Chi-Coms turn on one another- that’s communism for you!
- 1977 Monday: Joe Namath played the last game of his National Football League career.
- 1978 Tuesday: Steve Perry joins the San Francisco band, Journey[iii]. Elsewhere, President Jimmy Carter signed a bill authorizing the Susan B. Anthony dollar.
- 1979 Wednesday: The British rock band Fleetwood Mac[iv] gets a star on Hollywood Boulevard.
- 1984 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress passed the 2nd Boland Amendment, which outlawed the solicitation of 3rd-party countries to support the Contras. The amendment barred the use of funds available to the CIA, defense, or intelligence agencies for ‘supporting, directly or indirectly, military or paramilitary operations in Nicaragua by any nation, group, organization, or individual.”
- 1985 Thursday: U.S. fighter jets forced an Egyptian plane carrying the Muslim hijackers of the Italian cruise liner the Achille Lauro to land in Italy, where law enforcement then took the worthless scumbag murderers into custody. Elsewhere, actor-director Orson Welles died in Los Angeles at age 70 while actor Yul Brynner died in New York at age 65.
- 1987 Saturday: Tom McClean finished rowing across the Atlantic Ocean. He set the record at 54 days and 18 hours.
- 1995 Tuesday: Israel begins its pullout from the West Bank and frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners.
- 1997 Friday: The International Campaign to Ban Landmines and its coordinator Jody Williams, were named winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 1998 Saturday: In Bethesda, Maryland, the former 9th U.S. Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford died. A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from 03-01-1968 to 01-20-1969.
- 2001 Wednesday: President George W. Bush unveiled a list of 22 most-wanted Islamist terrorists, including Osama bin Laden as U.S. jets blasted the Afghan capital of Kabul.
- 2004 Sunday: Christopher Reeve, the “Superman” of celluloid who became a quadriplegic after a May 1995 horse riding accident, mercifully died in Mount Kisco, N.Y., at age 52.
- 2006 Tuesday: Google buys YouTube.com for $1.6 billion. Meanwhile, according to a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, at least 655,000 Iraqis have died or been killed who might otherwise still be alive if the U.S. hadn’t tried to depose Saddam Hussein.
- 2007 Wednesday: The U.S. State Department considers phasing out the use of private military contractors after Blackwater is sued by family members of dead Iraqis they are charged with having killed. Elsewhere, Judge Charles Breyer of San Francisco halts a Bush administration immigration order that mandates employers to terminate illegal alien workers if their social security numbers could not be verified within 3 months. There we go again.
- 2008 Friday: The New York Post reports that with two presidential debates and one vice presidential debate under our belts, there has been nary a word on ‘ISLAMIC TERRORISM’ Could be the Obama-Biden campaign don’t want to go there but we also know that John McCain won’t go there either which means they have taped Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s mouth shut so she won’t bring it up either. Yet, Islamism remains the issue of the day followed by the illegal alien invasion. Someone somewhere talk about it please!
- 2009 Saturday: Meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, leaders from Turkey and Armenia agree to open borders to one another following 200 years of closure. They sign protocols expected to return normalcy to a region where animosity exists- especially after the Turks carried out the Armenian Genocide during World War I.
- 2010 Sunday: Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, celebrates its 1,000th anniversary as a city.
- 2012 Wednesday: In the U.S. President Obama nominates John R. Allen as Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), with General Joseph Dunford positioned to succeed Allen in his previous post of commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan.
- 2013 Thursday: The second American to orbit the Earth—astronaut Scott Carpenter who did so on Mercury 7—dies at the age of 88 from complications related to a stroke.
- 2014 Friday: North Korean observers puzzle about the whereabouts of ‘Great Leader’ Kim Jong-Un or what might have happened to him as he fails to show up at festivities of the North Korean Workers Party. No one has seen the fat little thug since early September leading to the questions about his ‘condition.’ (We know he fears assassination). Elsewhere, Malala Yousafzai wins the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for her work to bring education to all women and girls in Pakistan and elsewhere in the world.
- 2015 Saturday: In Ankara, Turkey, some Islamist scumbags bomb a peace rally, killing at 95 and injuring another 200 or more attendees. Meanwhile, two outside reports clear Cleveland Police officers for having shot 12-year-old black boy Tamir Rice. The poor kid was playing with a toy gun in a city park and the cops believed it to be real, told him to drop it, and then shot him. Not good. Elsewhere, a U.S. Army officer urges NO JAIL TIME for deserter and then Taliban-held POW Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Finally, more than 120 anti-Islam protesters gathered outside a Phoenix, Arizona, mosque. Allah akbar!
- 2016 Monday: House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, delivers what he believes to be a death blow to the Trump campaign by informing the world he ‘will no longer defend it.’ This comes after the Friday disclosure of an Access Hollywood tape in which, candidate Donald Trump is heard telling Billy Bush about how being ‘rich and powerful allows him to get away with kissing and groping women.’ We also learn today that Hillary Clinton’s lead over the struggling Trump has risen to double digits. Wow. It looks like Mrs. Clinton is going to win BIG on Election Day! Finally, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls the U.S. National Anthem protests “dumb and disrespectful” for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players to protest racial inequality by refusing to stand for the flag and the anthem. Listen, dummies, put your money where your mouths are; otherwise, shut up, and Love It or Leave It! It’s time for that motto to return…
- 2017 Tuesday: In California, as out-of-control wildfires rage, the death toll hits at least 17 across Napa and Sonoma Counties. Due to forest mismanagement and long-term neglect by Democrats and their environmentalist backers, the state is burning up. It is horrifying as people, plants, and animals continue dying. Meanwhile, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signs the proposal that will withdraw the United States from Barack Hussein Obama’s Clean Power Act. Good. Slash those regulations. Finally, NFL owners discuss making their players stand for the National Anthem seeing that viewership, both on TV and in the stadiums, is at record lows.
- 2018 Wednesday: Cat 4 Hurricane Matthew slams into the Florida and Georgia coastlines as it heads for the Carolinas. With winds topping 155 MPH, people have evacuated but still, at least have died in mishaps related to the raging tempest. Speaking of crappy weather, the United Nations issues a report that says ‘Extreme Weather’ has cost more than $2.9 trillion over the past 20 years. Environmentalists around the planet are doing the jig in the streets, hoping they can force a world socialist government down the throats of all people. Elsewhere, the DOW Jones Industrial Average drops more than 800 points as tech stocks crash.
- 2019 Thursday: As the Turkish army’s offensive into northern Syria gets underway, civilians find themselves under withering fire and forced to flee, many of them being killed by the angry Turks. The former Ottoman Empire announces it wants to ‘establish a safe zone’ along its border and that means more than half-a-million Syrian Kurds must vacate or face punitive measures. Elsewhere, to the delight of anti-Trumpists everywhere, two of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s associates, Lev Parmas and Igor Fruman are taken into custody at Dulles International Airport for doing ‘bad things on behalf of the Ukraine and President Donald J. Trump.’ Fake news folks, fake news. Finally, the estate of Prince slams the Trump campaign for using “Purple Rain” at a rally in Minnesota. Wah, wah, and wah!
- 2020 Saturday: In Pennsylvania, a state where voter fraud appears is going to be rampant, a judge tosses a case launched by the Trump administration to halt the crooked mailing of mail-in ballots to every ‘registered citizen.’ Meanwhile, former Kansas senator and GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole says the ‘Presidential Debate Commission is stacked against Donald Trump and is very unfair.’ Speaking of Trump, he held a peaceful protest at the White House today while ever-senile “Pro-China Joe” Biden is working at recapturing Michigan from the GOP. Elsewhere, the North Koreans roll out what has been called a ‘monster ICBM’ during their latest military parade but most believe it is little more than trickery. If it is real, it will go farther and carry a far larger warhead or series of warheads than heretofore the North Koreans could. Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi refuses the latest Trump administration Chi-Vi relief bill, demanding the one she wants that will cost American taxpayers more than a trillion dollars. WTF is wrong with this babbling lunatic, they must add House speakers to the 25th Amendment so they can send her into much-needed retirement in North Korea.
- 2020 Saturday A: In New York City, anti-Semitic Mayor Bill Di Blasio continues his ‘war on Jews’ by threatening to arrest them if they break his draconian COVID-19 restrictions. What’s next, ‘Mr. Worst Mayor in the Country?’ Are you going to require ALL Jews within the city sew yellow stars of David on their clothes so that your secret police can identify them easier?
- 2020 B: The Chi-Coms are angry today, threatening WAR if the U.S. continues sailing through the South China Sea where they have built islands atop atolls and rock outcroppings and then militarized them to threaten fellow Southeast Asian nations. The U.S. guided missile destroyer USS John McCain traversed the area which set the Chi-Coms to threatening all manner of retaliation. Folks, the Chi-Coms are WHY God gave us the neutron bomb. Let’s use it and show them who’s boss. It’s bad enough they infected the world with a pandemic but to talk crap to the U.S. over the United States Navy sailing through international waters is BS.
- 2020 Saturday C: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox: Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 37,019,381 confirmed cases, +313,168, 1,069,953, confirmed deaths, +5,533, and 25,711,805 confirmed recoveries, 241,208. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 7,786,164 confirmed cases, UP 28,255 from yesterday’s reporting, 217,319 confirmed deaths, UP 329, and 5,010,292 confirmed recoveries, UP 23,136. 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: 851,399 confirmed cases, 16,506 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 13,461 confirmed cases, 168 confirmed deaths, and 10,713 confirmed recoveries. Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 96,839 confirmed cases, 2,288 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Let’s look at one other state: Delaware- currently, they have 21,998 confirmed cases, 653 confirmed deaths, and 11,338 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor John Carney for being an honest Democratic politician- thank you. Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 289,875 confirmed cases, 1,941 confirmed deaths, and 225,718 confirmed recoveries.
- 2020 Saturday D: Here are the winning numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3498: 03, 07, 10, 22, 41, and Mega 21; Jackpot- $16 million. (The highest winners were three people who had five numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $11,104 apiece). Here are the numbers for the Powerball, Draw #784: 05, 18, 23, 40, 50, and Power 18. Highest winners were 28 people who had 4 numbers for a prize of $435 apiece).
- 2020 Saturday E: Please stay tuned so we can discover together the dastardly things the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party hacks and flunkies are doing to overthrow democracy and to prevent President Trump from winning a second term. We are as curious as YOU are…
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0247 a 60” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset’s Glow on Peaks of Snow.” 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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[i] [i] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015. We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.
[ii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Van Halen but when we do, we will also present the music of Sammy Hagar so please stay tuned.
[iii] We should have promoted the music of Journey around the time we did the music of Santana. We hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years. We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.
[iv] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011. Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates. The album, “Rumours,” appeared on Tuesday, 18-January-2011 at our original blog. We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too. We thank you.
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