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79. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2021:
DAY SIXTY OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION
U.S. Secretary of War Peter Buell Porter; Emerson, Lake, & Palmer featuring Carl Palmer, Jerry Reed, John and Yoko Lennon, Pacific Gas & Electric featuring Glenn Schwartz, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring Sam Lay:
- 141 Monday: On this date, the sixth recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs.
- 1345 Saturday: Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars align on this date, thought to be a cause of the Black Death at the time.
- 1413 Saturday: England’s King Henry the IV died on this date leading to the rise of King Henry the V.
- 1627 Saturday: France and Spain sign an accord with which to fight the ongoing spread of Protestantism.
- 1760 Thursday: The great fire of Boston- a conflagration that lasted 10 hours- destroyed 349 buildings and 11 ships but took NO lives.
- 1792 Tuesday: In Paris, the Legislative Assembly approved the use of the guillotine.
- 1800 Thursday: The French defeat the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Heliopolis and advance on Cairo.
- 1815 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte returned to Paris after escaping exile on the Isle of Elba, beginning his “Hundred Days” rule.
- 1816 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) asserts the right to review the decisions of state courts.
- 1844 Wednesday: In Niagara Falls, New York, the 12th U.S. Secretary of War- Peter Buell Porter- died. A Democratic-Republican, (then National Republican, and finally a Whig), he served under President John Quincy Adams from 05-23-1828 to 03-09-1829.
- 1852 Saturday: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s influential novel about slavery, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” underwent first publishing in book form after first appearing in serialized form.
- 1854 Monday: Approximately 50 anti-slavery abolitionists got together in Ripon, Wisconsin, to form what would become the modern-day Republican Party. Democrats SWEAR they are the anti-slavery party but they are lying scumbags who have been throughout the history of the nation the party of hate, racism, and bigotry.
- 1865 Monday: A plan by John Wilkes Booth to abduct President Abraham Lincoln fell apart when the president changed his plans and did not appear at the Soldier’s Home near Washington, D.C.
- 1868 Friday: The James-Younger Gang robs a bank in Russellville, Kentucky, of $14,000.
- 1885 Friday: John Matzeliger of Suriname patented the shoe-lacing machine.
- 1890 Thursday: Kaiser Wilhelm II fires Chancellor Otto von Bismarck.
- 1896 Friday: In the wake of a revolution, U.S. Marines landed in the Central American nation of Nicaragua to protect American interests.
- 1897 Saturday: The first U.S. orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary incorporated in New York. Meanwhile, the first intercollegiate basketball game using five players per team took place. In a contest between Yale and Pennsylvania, the former won the contest by a score of 32-10.
- 1899 Monday: At Sing Sing Prison, Martha M. Place received the dubious honor of becoming the first woman to undergo execution in the electric chair.
- 1912 Wednesday: A coalmine explosion in McCurtain, Oklahoma, claimed the lives of 73 workers.
- 1914 Friday: The first international figure skating championship occurred in New Haven, Connecticut.
- 1917 Tuesday: After U-Boats sink three more American merchant ships, President Woodrow Wilson meets with his Cabinet, who agrees with him that American entry into World War I seems inevitable.
- 1922 Monday: The U.S. Navy commissions its first aircraft carrier, the USS Langley.
- 1933 Monday: The Nazis complete work on their first concentration camp, Dachau.
- 1935 Wednesday: Future drummer with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band[i]—Sam Lay—is born on this date in Birmingham, Alabama.
- 1937 Saturday: Fame country musician, Jerry Reed, is born on this date in Atlanta, Georgia.
- 1941 Thursday: The Nazis and Yugoslavia sign a pact making them a part of the Axis. Elsewhere, the Fascist Italians are struggling in Greece which means the Nazis are going to have to come to their aid lest the British begin pushing them completely out of the country and open a southern front. The Germans are planning to invade Russia in May, this is extremely problematic. Meanwhile, future guitarist with the California rock band, Pacific Gas & Electric[ii]– Glenn Schwartz- is born on this date in Cleveland, Ohio.
- 1942 Friday: The Nazis begin an air assault on the island of Malta. Meanwhile, U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur, having evacuated the Philippines at the order of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, told reporters upon arriving in Terowie, Australia, “I came out of Bataan, and I shall return.”
- 1943 Saturday: as General George S. Patton attacks the Afrika Korps from the west, Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery begins breaking through the Mareth Line in Tunisia, one of the last remaining strongpoints manned by Axis troops. The end of the Afrika Korps is coming soon.
- 1950 Monday: Future rock drummer with Emerson, Lake & Palmer[iii]—Carl Palmer—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
- 1951 Tuesday: The Indonesian army launches an assault against its Islamists fighting for independence.
- 1952 Thursday: The final treaty restoring the sovereignty of Japan undergoes ratification on this date.
- 1954 Saturday: at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, General Giap of the People’s Liberation Army has his sights set on drawing closer to the main French base but first, his troops would have to grab control of No Man’s Land which meant more trenches had to be dug to approach the various Huguettes west of the main airstrip. The French are still able to get some daredevil pilots to fly in, do quick drops and take some wounded out so the People’s Army has to stop this by taking control of the strip as best they can.
- 1965 Saturday: President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered 4,000 troops to protect the Selma-Montgomery civil rights marchers.
- 1968 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs a bill removing gold backing from U.S. paper money.
- 1969 Thursday: John Lennon[iv] married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar. Meanwhile, President Richard M. Nixon vows to end the war in Vietnam by 1970.
- 1972 Monday: 19 mountain climbers lost their lives on Japan’s Mount Fuji during an avalanche.
- 1976 Saturday: A jury of her peers convicts newspaper heiress, Patricia Hearst, for her part in a bank robbery with the Symbionese Liberation Army. She received a sentence of up to seven years in prison; however, she was released after serving 22 months and was pardoned in 2001 by President Bill Clinton.
- 1981 Friday: The Argentine high court sentences Isabel Peron, the ex-president, to 8 years in prison for corruption.
- 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment that would allow spoken prayer in public schools.
- 1985 Wednesday: Libby Riddles won the 1,135-mile Anchorage-to-Nome dog race, becoming the first woman to win the Iditarod.
- 1987 Friday: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve the sale of AZT, an AIDS treatment said to work.
- 1988 Sunday: Eight-year old Deandra Anrig found herself airborne when an airplane flying over Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California snagged the string of her kite. Deandra was lifted 10 feet off the ground and carried for some 100 feet until she let go; she was not seriously hurt. Meanwhile, in the second round of their heavyweight-boxing match, Mike Tyson knocks out Tony Tubbs to win the title.
- 1989 Monday: Robert J. Kerr replaces Robert M. Gates as assistant director of the CIA.
- 1991 Wednesday: The U.S. forgives Poland $2 billion in loan debt.
- 1995 Monday: In Tokyo, 12 people died, more than 5,500 others sickened when Aum Shinrikyo cult members leaked packages containing the poisonous gas sarin on five separate subway trains.
- 1999 Saturday: Legoland California opened in Carlsbad.
- 2002 Wednesday: Senators John McCain, R-AZ, and Russ Feingold, D-WI, see their baby move closer to becoming law, the McCain-Feingold Act. By a final vote of 60-40, the ‘campaign finance reform act’ is expected to have an impact but when it comes to ‘financing campaigns,’ nothing ever keeps out the DARK MONEY.
- 2003 Thursday: The United States, Great Britain, Australia, and Poland invade Iraq sans United Nations sanctions. Airstrikes have already been crisscrossing the country and it appears that the Iraqis are unprepared to contend with this assault. Little did the Coalition troops know that Saddam Hussein had a plan, a good plan. Government forces disappear into the shadows and an insurrection fueled by religious extremism will blossom in it’s place. That won’t happen for several months however…
- 2004 Saturday: In Taiwan, despite being shot in the stomach by an unknown assailant, President Chen Shui-bian wins another term as president. The results are close so his opponent decries the election as ‘unfair’ but the results hold firm. Meanwhile, in the United States, millions of people in this country and across the world take to the streets protesting the first anniversary of the war in Iraq. It started out well and everyone in Congress- including the Democrats- were onboard but as soon as it went south, everyone was all over President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney (especially him), and the administration.
- 2005 Sunday: In Fukuoka, Japan, the first major earthquake to hit in more than a century occurs killing one person and injuring numerous others which also causes massive evacuations. Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in Beijing to meet with Chi-Com President Hu Jintao.
- 2006 Monday: In Chad, the rebel movement seeking to overthrow President Idris Deby launches an attack in the eastern part of the country that kills 150 government soldiers and injures countless others. Meanwhile Russian thug Vladimir Putin visits Beijing to discuss energy projects with Chi-Com thug, Hu Jintao.
- 2007 Tuesday: Democrats continue screeching and whining about the Bush White House firing a bunch of federal attorneys. President Bush agrees to permit White House Chief of Staff Karl Rove and former White House Counsel Harriet Miers testify but NOT under oath. Meanwhile, the French government signs an extradition treaty with communist China. They will ONLY extradite people involved in DEATH PENALTY CASES and only if the communists agree not to condemn the individual to death. Typical European thinking.
- 2008 Thursday: The communist Chinese are having a hell of time trying to quell the rising unrest in Tibet. Well, go figure- the Chi-Coms are interlopers and Tibet is NOT their country yet they claim it, persecute their people, and are searching for the Dalai Lama as though he is a common criminal. The Dalai Lama offers to meet with the Chi-Coms but in response they load up hundreds of military vehicles loaded with soldiers to crush the INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT.
- 2009 Friday: Somali pirates board their swift boats and take to the high seas attacking the Greek-flagged cargo ship, MV Titan.
- 2010 Saturday: In Lebanon, the authorities arrest four of their citizens, accused of being recruited by the Mossad to spay on their fellow citizens. As the authorities take them in, two manage to escape and make it into Israel. Jerusalem remains mum on the incident. Meanwhile, in Russia, people take to the streets to protest the policies of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin who continues erecting a Soviet-like police state block by block by block.
- 2011 Sunday: The Arab Spring continues: the people of Morocco turn out in the thousands to demand an end to corruption and civil rights for all citizens. Bahrain is experiencing problems as is Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and Libya. Arabs across the Middle East are hopping mad with their governments and their governments are taken by surprise. It will lead to a complete restructuring of much of the Middle East.
- 2012 Tuesday: Violence continues to rage across Iraq with 50 people killed and another 240 plus injured as terrorists conduct suicide bombings, shootings, kidnappings, and other violence. At least 10 cities are experiencing a wave of violence. Elsewhere, Pope Benedict XVI appoints three new bishops for the United States- one in Baltimore, Maryland, the second in Tallahassee-Pensacola, Florida, and the third in Cheap Trick’s[v] home, Rockford, Illinois.
- 2013 Wednesday: Zillur Rahman, age 84, the president of Bangladesh, dies in office after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Singapore; the government declared three days of mourning. Meanwhile, following the U.S. State Department’s comments on next month’s Venezuelan elections, Caracas cuts off a back-channel line of communications with Washington, D.C. The Venezuelans would NEVER dream of holding corrupt or crooked elections not with Smartmatic Software and allegedly Dominion Voting Systems machines, allegedly.
- 2014 Thursday: Rising Asian demand for Champagne will represent increasing export growth, with Japan currently the fourth-largest export market after the U.K., the U.S. and Germany. Meanwhile, the world is growing increasingly upset with the Russian occupation and annexation of the Crimea but there is nothing anyone will do to stop Vladimir Putin’s road to conquest. Next, and even more perplexing, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, orders an investigation into HOW and even more important WHY the CIA ‘breached’ the U.S. Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence’s computers.[vi]
- 2015 Friday: The creator of “Berry’s World,” cartoonist Jim Berry, dies at age 83. Meanwhile, former Liberal Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser (served 1975-83) dies at age 84. Elsewhere, ISIS releases video of the executions of three Kurdish peshmerga soldiers and announces with glee that ‘there are going to be more from where those came.’ Savage sons of bitches, we need to radiate all of them.
- 2016 Sunday: President Barack Hussein Obama and his family arrive in Cuba for a three-day visit. He was the first U.S. president to visit the island nation since 1928. His visit, however, was the first by any American president since the island went communist in the 1950s so thank you, Mr. Obama, for being such a pro-Castro POS.
- 2017 Monday: The American psychotherapist who coined the term ‘homophobia’ dies at the age of 87. We do not know if Dr. George Weinberg was himself a homosexual but he’s the one who crafted the term. Meanwhile, confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia commence today. Of course, liberals are hopping mad over the fact that their guy, Merrick Garland, never had a hearing but it is what it is. Elsewhere, fired FBI Director James Comey is going to testify before the House Intelligence Committee today.
- 2018 Tuesday: Actress Cynthia Nixon from “Sex in the City” announces she will run for New York governor. She would go down in flames to the dimwit Andrew Cuomo. Meanwhile, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman meets with President Donald J. Trump at the White House. Elsewhere, after allegations of rape and other sex crimes continue hammering Harvey Weinstein- close associate of Bill and Hillary Clinton- the Weinstein Company files for Chapter 11 protections.
- 2019 Wednesday: According to the World Happiness Report, Finland is the happiest country on planet Earth while the South Sudan is the least-happiest nation. Meanwhile, South Korean authorities arrest four scumbags for secretly filming at least 1,600 hotel guests doing the nasty and selling the footage to online Websites. Elsewhere, Disney forks out $71.3 billion to buy 21st Century Fox and all its individual parts. Next, U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras issues a ruling that HALTS oil and natural gas drilling in Wyoming. The reason: climate change.
- 2020 Friday: The Chinese Virus is sweeping across the world. At first, health authorities- especially in the United States and Europe- were very dismissive of the Wuhan Flu whereas now, businesses are closing and a two-week mandatory order in the U.S. is enacted. “Two weeks to flatten the curve and then life can return to normal” is the mantra. People like the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci told us early on that masks were not important whereas now, everyone must wear them if they wish to journey out to the doctor or to big box stores. Toilet paper, paper towels, Kleenex and napkins have become a thing of the past. The shelves of stores are being stripped clean with only foodstuffs people don’t like clinging to the shelves.
- 2021 Saturday: DAY 60 of the Biden Regime- stick around and find out what the fossilized Biden Regime, the Fake News Media, and the Chi-Coms are up to today- everyone knows it’s going to be good…
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Michael Schenker- ever the musical gypsy- recorded his first album of covers, “Heavy Hitters,” which hit music store shelves on July 12, 2005. Various musicians joined him for a handpicked set of 10 tunes ranging from Mountain to Cream to Black Sabbath to Pink Floyd as well as several other favorites. This album offers the artist in a new realm of interpreting the musical works of other ‘heavy hitters,’ something that aroused his fans and brought in new ones, as well. We hope you will visit whatever site it is you do when you seek out the best in rock music and pick it up- you will be extremely glad you did. Enjoy.
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[i] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years. We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.
[ii] We promoted the music of Pacific Gas & Electric beginning on Thursday, 12-January-2012 through Sunday, 15-January-2012. Although this band was not around for more than 3-4 years, they rocked their socks off which is why we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection.
[iii] We hope to present the music of the Nice as well as Emerson, Lake & Palmer at some point within the next five years. Please remain posted for the day that we do.
[iv] 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.
[v] We are thinking that we are going to do the music of Cheap Trick very, very soon.
[vi] Obviously, this is President Barack Obama’s thug’s handiwork, CIA Director John Brennan. Obama is spying on his own flipping people.
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