353. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2020

Z. 1942 Friday: German Field Marshal Erich von Manstein’s intelligence officer meets with Sixth Army commander General Friedrich Paulus and his subordinate officers to gauge as to whether the trapped army will attempt the breakout when Hoth’s panzers arrive nearby. Adolf Hitler has NOT given his permission to Operation Thunderclap- the breakout from Stalingrad- yet so Paulus vacillates…

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353. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2020:

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U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Smith Thompson, David Josiah Brewer, and Edward Douglass White; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Robert Gates; Soviet leader Josef Stalin, the Animals featuring Chas Chandler, Big Brother, and the Holding Company featuring Sam Andrew, the Cars featuring Elliott Easton, Chicago featuring Walfredo Reyes Jr., Humble Pie featuring Anthony “Sooty” Jones, and the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards and Bobby Keys:

  1. 1719 Saturday: Thomas Fleet publishes “Mother Goose’s Melodies for Children.”
  2. 1787 Sunday: New Jersey became the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  3. 1796 Friday: The first Sunday newspaper appeared on this date—the Monitor of Baltimore, Maryland.   
  4. 1799 Monday: The body of President George Washington undergoes interment at Mount Vernon, Virginia.
  5. 1843 Sunday: In Poughkeepsie, NY, the 19th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Smith Thompson died.  President James Monroe nominated his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Henry Livingston.  Thompson served from 09-01-1823 to 12-18-1843.
  6. 1862 Wednesday: The first orthopedic hospital underwent organization in New York City and its name was the Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled.
  7. 1863 Thursday: In a speech to the Prussian Parliament, Prime Minister Otto von Bismarck declared, “Politics is not an exact science.”
  8. 1865 Sunday: Secretary of State William H. Seward declared the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, in effect.  The amendment abolished slavery with the declaration: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States nor any place subject to its jurisdiction.”
  9. 1878 Tuesday: Future dictator of the Soviet Union, 1928-1953—Josef Stalin—is born in Georgia on this date.
  10. 1889 Tuesday: The 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated Brewer to fill Stanley Matthews seat.   Justice Brewer would serve from this date until 03-28-1910.
  11. 1892 Saturday: Tchaikovsky’s[i] ballet, “The Nutcracker,” publicly premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Although we now consider this to be a classic, it first received a generally negative reception from the public at the time.
  12. 1898 Saturday: A driver set a new automobile speed record at 39 mph (63 kph).
  13. 1899 Sunday: British authorities appoint Field Marshal Lord Roberts supreme commander of South Africa.
  14. 1903 Friday: In exchange for an annual rent, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone ‘in perpetuity.’
  15. 1910 Sunday: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Douglass White would end his role on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Grover Cleveland nominated White to fill Samuel Blatchford’s seat.  He served as an associate justice from 03-12-1894 until today.   Tomorrow, he would take the oath of office as the 9th chief justice of the United States.  President William Howard Taft nominated White to fill Melville Fuller’s seat.  He would serve in this capacity from 12-19-1910 to 05-19-1921.
  16. 1912 Wednesday: The Piltdown man made its public debut as fossil collector Charles Dawson reported to the Geological Society in London his discovery of supposedly fragmented early human remains at a gravel pit.  (More than four decades later, anthropologists declared the Piltdown man to be a hoax).
  17. 1915 Saturday: President Woodrow Wilson widowed the year before, married Edith Bolling Galt at her Washington home.
  18. 1916 Monday: After 10 months of fighting, the French defeated the Germans in the Battle of Verdun during World War I.
  19. 1917 Tuesday: Congress passed the 18th Amendment to the Constitution which prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors” and sent it to the states for ratification.
  20. 1932 Sunday: In the first NFL playoff game, the Chicago Bears beat the Portsmouth Spartans 9-0.
  21. 1935 Wednesday: Edward Benes becomes president of Czechoslovakia.  Elsewhere, for the first time in United States history, the government issued a $1 silver certificate.
  22. 1936 Friday: Su-Lin, the first giant panda to come to the United States arrived in San Francisco, California, on this date.  The Chinese sold the animal to the Brookfield Zoo for $8,750.
  23. 1938 Sunday: Chas Chandler, future bass player with the British rock group, the Animals[ii], was born.  
  24. 1940 Wednesday: Adolf Hitler ordered secret preparations for Nazi Germany to invade the Soviet Union.  (The plan, codenamed Operation Barbarossa, commenced in June 1941 as a massive Axis army crossed the border into Russia, taking the Soviets completely by surprise; however, they would eventually fight back and drive the Axis troops back to their home countries, eventually capturing Berlin).
  25. 1941 Thursday: Japanese troops begin landing in the British crown colony of Hong Kong during World War II.  Meanwhile, in Taft, California, Sam Andrew, future guitarist with the rock band, Big Brother, and the Holding Company[iii], is born.
  26. 1942 Friday: German Field Marshal Erich von Manstein’s intelligence officer meets with Sixth Army commander General Friedrich Paulus and his subordinate officers to gauge as to whether the trapped army will attempt the breakout when Hoth’s panzers arrive nearby.  Adolf Hitler has NOT given his permission to Operation Thunderclap- the breakout from Stalingrad- yet so Paulus vacillates.   Paulus’ subordinate officer Lt. Gen. Artur Schmidt told the representative that the “Sixth Army will still be in position at Easter- just supply it better.’  The intelligence officer headed back to the Gumrak Airport to get the hell out of the doomed city.
  27. 1943 Saturday: Keith Richard(s), the future Rolling Stones’[iv] guitarist was born in Great Britain on this date in history.  Meanwhile, in Texas, future saxophonist who played with ALL the great bands including the Rolling Stones—Bobby Keys[v]—is born.  
  28. 1944 Monday: In a pair of related rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the wartime relocation of Japanese Americans, but also said undeniably loyal Americans of Japanese ancestry the government could no longer detain.  Meanwhile, off the coast of the Philippines, three U.S. Navy destroyers, the USS Hull, USS Spence, and the USS Monaghan sink in a typhoon with the loss of more than 740 lives.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: Uruguay joins the United Nations.
  30. 1952 Thursday: Future bassist with the British rock band, Humble Pie[vi]—Anthony “Sooty” Jones—is born on this date.
  31. 1953 Friday: Future guitarist with the Boston rock band, the Cars[vii], 1976-1988 / 2010-present, Elliott Easton, is born on this date.
  32. 1955 Sunday: Walfredo Reyes Jr., future percussionist with the band, Chicago[viii] (2013-present) is born on this date.  
  33. 1956 Tuesday: The United Nations admits the nation of Japan.  Meanwhile, Israeli troops hoist their flag atop Mt. Sinai.  Elsewhere, CBS-TV presented the game show, “To Tell the Truth,” for the first time.
  34. 1957 Wednesday: The Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States went on line today.  However, it went out of service in 1982.
  35. 1961 Monday: In the NBA, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warrior scores 78 points against the Los Angeles Lakers.  Meanwhile, India completes its annexation of the three Portuguese colonies of Goa, Davao, and Diu.  Finally, Britain’s EMI Records initially rejects the Beatles for a contract.
  36. 1969 Thursday: Britain’s House of Lords joined the House of Commons in making permanent a 1965 ban on the death penalty for murder.
  37. 1970 Friday: Divorce became legal in Italy.
  38. 1972 Monday: During the waning days of the war in Vietnam, American air power—in what the world would come to know as the Christmastime Bombings—blast Hanoi and other North Vietnamese cities to drive them to the bargaining table in Paris.
  39. 1979 Tuesday: When Stanley Barrett drove at 739.6 mph, he broke the sound barrier on land for the first time in history.
  40. 1980 Thursday: Former Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin died at age 76.
  41. 1983 Sunday: In the NBA, the San Diego Clippers end a 29-game road-losing streak.  Elsewhere, Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers scored his 100th point in the 34th game of the season.  
  42. 1988 Sunday: In the NFL, the Seattle Seahawks with a 9-7 record, win their first-ever division title.
  43. 1990 Tuesday: The National League announces the runners-up for 1993 expansion teams: Buffalo, Denver, Miami, Orlando, Tampa-St. Petersburg, and Washington, D.C. (Miami and Denver win).
  44. 1991 Wednesday: General Motors announce that it is going to close 21 plants across the United States.
  45. 1992 Friday: Kim Young-Sam won election as South Korea’s first civilian president in three decades.
  46. 1998 Friday: The House debated articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton.  Meanwhile, South Carolina carried out the nation’s 500th execution since capital punishment returned in 1977.
  47. 1999 Saturday: After living atop an ancient redwood in Humboldt County, CA, for two years, dimwit environmental activist Julia “Butterfly” Hill came down and hopefully went to jail. 
  48. 2000 Monday: The Electoral College cast its ballots, with President-elect George W. Bush receiving the expected 271; Al Gore, however, received 266, one fewer than expected, because of a District of Columbia Democrat who’d left her ballot blank to protest the district’s lack of representation in Congress.  Wow.
  49. 2005 Sunday: Bolivia elects the pro-Castro regime of Evo Morales.   Elsewhere, Democracy Now shares evidence that the Bush administration permitted the wiretapping of American citizens sans any warrants which leads Vermont Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy to declare, “No more secret courts, secret orders, or torture of jihadist suspects.’
  50. 2006 Monday:  As the Iraq War continues going bad to worse, the 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld throws in the towel and leaves office today.  A Republican, he Served under President George W. Bush from 01-20-2001 until today.  The 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates took the oath of office.  Not only would he serve under President Bush, but he would also serve under President Barack Obama in the next administration until 06-30-2011.
  51. 2007 Tuesday: The Lakota people withdraw from treaties with the U.S. and declare themselves an independent nation.
  52. 2008 Thursday: The United States once again finds itself being accused of unnecessary civilian deaths in Afghanistan.  Look, it’s a horrible place full of jihadists.  It is what it is.  Meanwhile, we expect to learn some of President-elect Barack Hussein Obama’s Cabinet picks later today.
  53. 2009 Friday: General Motors announced that it would shut down its Saab brand.  Meanwhile, the infamous iron sign bearing the Nazis’ cynical slogan “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Sets You Free”) that spanned the main entrance to the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland was stolen.  However, the sign was later recovered and six suspects were jailed.  Meanwhile, Jon and Kate Gosselin officially divorced after 10 years of marriage, eight children and a year of tabloid headlines.
  54. 2010 Saturday: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez[ix] received temporary powers to pass laws by decree, negating any required review or support from the National Assembly.
  55. 2011 Sunday: The last convoy of U.S. troops pulls out of Iraq thereby marking an end to the Iraq War.  Meanwhile, following the death of Kim Jong Il in North Korea, Koreans around the world (except there) celebrate with boundless joy but the U.S. government is treading cautiously to see who will bubble up to the top in the struggle for power.
  56. 2012 Tuesday: The United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II attends a meeting of the Cabinet for the first time, receiving a gift honoring her Diamond Jubilee; this was first time a British monarch attended a meeting of the Cabinet since the reign of Queen Victoria.
  57. 2013 Wednesday: In the U.S., lottery officials believe TWO people won the Mega Millions lottery; they will share a jackpot of $636 million.  Meanwhile, the United Nations condemns three nations for human rights violations: Syria, North Korea, and Iran.
  58. 2014 Thursday:  The European Union extends sanctions against Russia by banning oil and gas exploration, cruise ship activity, and investment in Russian-annexed Crimea; however, European Union member nations consider the annexation illegitimate. 
  59. 2015 Friday: Houthi rebels in Yemen fire two ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia, leader on the ground fighting to stop the Houthis and their Iranian backers.  The Kingdom’s air defenses take down one missile while the second crashes near the city of Najran.  No one is injured in the shocking event.  The weapons obviously are Iranian origin…light ‘em up, Riyadh!
  60. 2016 Sunday: The Electoral College is meeting today to select the next U.S. president following last month’s presidential election.  This year, however, outraged Americans everywhere are demanding the 538 electors NOT to vote for President-elect Donald J. Trump but to vote instead for defeated candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton.   President Barack Hussein Obama blasts Vladimir Putin for ‘having meddled in the U.S. Election’ when earlier in the year he had said, ‘there’s no way a foreign power can interfere in America’s elections.’
  61. 2017 Monday: President Donald J. Trump announces his national security strategy while ignoring the ‘climate threat’ which sends Democrats into a tizzy.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration vetoes a UN Security Council resolution demanding the U.S. back down from declaring Jerusalem to be the capitol of Israel on a voting line of 14-to-1.  Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and will always be.
  62. 2018 Tuesday: Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan rebukes retired Army Lt. General Michael Flynn in public court but withholds sentencing of President Trump’s former national security adviser.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration backs down from demanding funds for the border wall along the border with Mexico over threats of a government shutdown.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: In what leftists call a ‘historic vote’ in the U.S. House of Representatives, President Donald J. Trump is impeached on two charges: Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress.  The impeachment trial will commence in the U.S. Senate.  On the first charge, lawmakers voted 230 to 197 while on the second charge, they voted 229 to 198.   Aged and increasingly senile House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi says she ‘will hold the articles back from the U.S. Senate until she is content that the impeachment trial will be fair.’  Say the f**k what?  What you did in the House is a sham, Madam Mumbles.   Meanwhile, at a rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, President Donald J. Trump slams the FBI, the Democrats, and impeachment.
  64. 2020 Friday:  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross confirms that mega-Chi-Com chipmaker SMIC along with other communist Chinese companies are on the blacklist due to them being part of the communist hierarchy and for using their products to spy on their customers.   Next, the Pentagon halts defense briefings for the so-called ‘president-elect,’ “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his consort Senator Kamala Harris, D-CA, because they’re big proponents of the Chi-Coms and because son, Hunter Biden, is in deep with Beijing.   Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence celebrates the first anniversary of the U.S. Space Force and says that ‘from now on, members of the U.S. Space Force will be referred to as ‘Guardians’ and will join the ranks of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines.  Congratulations!
  65. 2020 Friday A: After we learn that Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court did NOT take the multi-state lawsuit headed by Texas regarding election fraud and corruption because he was AFRAID of mob violence if he did, he throws President Trump a bone by upholding the administration’s edict NOT to include illegal aliens in the 2020 Census as we shouldn’t.  Illegals are NOT American citizens and have no right to anything in this country other than a quick deportation.
  66. 2020 Friday B: In Seattle, barricades are erected around the so-called ‘protest zone.’  Go in there and clean these maggots out.  Next, Senator Rand Paul urges President Donald J. Trump to pardon both Edward Snowden and Julian Assange as he should.  They are patriots, not traitors.  Elsewhere, the New York Times retracts the ‘hit broadcast’ by the so-called ISIS executioner when they learn he’s a phony and a bum.  Go figure.  Meanwhile, disgruntled loser Stacey Abrams of Georgia says she has 76 thousand new voters to vote in the January U.S. Senate run-off races.  We hear the GOP has 80,000.  Beat both Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.
  67. 2020 Friday C: New text messages coming to light reveal that James Comey- fired FBI director- and his boss, President Barack Hussein Obama’s spying on Donald Trump started far earlier than previously reported, going back to 2015.  Meanwhile, former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, U.S. Army Ret., says that ‘President Trump has options to secure the 2020 Presidential Election.’  He should use those options NOW.  Elsewhere, outrage continues growing over WHY California Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, Democrat, has not been driven from office seeing as how he was banging a Chi-Com sugar pie named Fang-Fang, aka Christine Fang, most likely passing sensitive information onto his handlers in Beijing.  Swalwell should be in the same prison as Richard Hanssen condemned to life in prison for being an agent of a foreign, hostile power.
  68. 2020 Friday D: Speaking of the Chi-Coms, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 75,179,482 confirmed cases, +654,493, 1,667,124, confirmed deaths, +9,418, and 42,512,618 confirmed recoveries (interestingly down from a week ago), +318,734.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 17,401,776 confirmed cases, up 255,944 from yesterday’s reporting, 313,797 confirmed deaths, UP 1,711, and 7,777,776 confirmed recoveries, UP 12,256.  Speaking of the Xi Jinping Chi-Com flu, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence received vaccinations for the Yellow Fever 2020 today.  Former Beatle Paul McCartney says he will get vaccinated.  Meanwhile, the FDA is working to get the Moderna vaccine into use while a poll reports that 71-percent of Democrats and 41-percent of Republicans must get the Wuhan Virus vaccine if one wants to return to work.
  69. 2020 Friday E: 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: 1,783,360 confirmed cases, 22,221 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 19,954 confirmed cases, 280 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 220,816 confirmed cases, 3,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: New York where they have a moron for a governor: currently, they have 828,166 confirmed cases, 35,647 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 367,975 confirmed cases, 3,050 confirmed deaths, and 342,985 confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 Friday F: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 30,179.05, DOWN 124.32 points (-0.41%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  12,755.64, DOWN 9.11 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,709.41, DOWN 13.07 points (-0.35%).  Price of GOLD: $1,886.80 per troy oz., -2.10 (-0.11%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.00 per troy oz., -0.033 (-0.13%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,044.20 per troy oz., +0.90 (+0.09%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,347.50 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.03%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.64 per #, +0.01 (+0.28%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $49.08, -0.02 (-0.04%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.53 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.82 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 77.03 Afghan Afghani.
  71. 2020 Friday G: We learn that the ATF- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is trying to emplace new rules on AR-15 pistols, firearms that come with braces that strap to the shooter’s forearms, could soon have requirements demanding they be registered, dismantled, turned in to the government, or destroyed.  It’s like we always say: GO BUY YOUR GUNS NOW.  Then, find secure holding places for them because when government comes a-knocking on one’s door demanding your guns, ‘oh, gee, some illegal alien stole them yesterday and I was just about to report them.’  F**k the government if “Pro-China Joe” Biden begins running it and that moron of morons, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke comes looking for them.  We are telling you; people are going to get themselves shot.
  72. 2020 Friday H: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1617 with a jackpot of $330,000,000 up for grabs: 07, 15, 25, 51, 60, and Mega 05.  Out of 110,011 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $9,064 apiece.
  73. 2020 Friday I: As usual, we invite everyone to stick around today in order to discover what the Chi-Com puppeteers are up to today as they pull the strings of the Democratic Party in concert with the Canadians, Iranians, Russians, Venezuelans, Cubans, and North Koreans.  We know it’s no good but await the results… see you later…

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[i] Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of the Classical composers as without them, we would live in a barbarous world where Islamist scum murder innocent people at will.  Music is what sets civilized people apart from the savages.

[ii] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.

[iii] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

[iv] We shared the music of the Rolling Stones (and the group’s individual members) beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members solo projects.

[v] One of the greatest saxophonists of his time, he performed with numerous bands but primarily the Rolling Stones.

[vi] We promoted the music of this venerable British rock band 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.

[vii] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

[viii] We will present the music of Chicago sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

[ix] We are surprised that no one ever assassinated this worthless POS.  However, he died of gut cancer because instead of coming to the United States or Spain for treatment, he went to Cuba, a place Democrats say has ‘the best health care system in the world’ and which they want to replicate here in the United States with “Medicare for All,” which means “NOT Medicare at All” but a crap system.

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