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80. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 2021:
DAY SIXTY-ONE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley; U.S. Secretary of Defense William “Dick” Cheney; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense William Howard Taft IV; Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., Eddie Money, Kaleidoscope featuring David Lindley, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Rose Stone, Stray Cats featuring Slim Jim Phantom, Supertramp featuring Roger Hodgson, and UFO featuring Andy Parker:
- 630 Sunday: The emperor of the Byzantine Empire- Heraclius- restores the True Cross to Jerusalem.
- 1349 Friday: In Erfurt, Germany, in response to the Black Death, the people run amuck killing 3,000 Jews in the process.
- 1556 Wednesday: For the crime of heresy, the crown sends Thomas Cranmer, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, to the stake where executioners would burn him alive.
- 1617 Tuesday: Pocahontas, Indian princess, and daughter of Chief Powhatan, dies at age 22.
- 1685 Wednesday: Composer Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany.
- 1697 Thursday: Czar Peter the Great begins his self-educational trip through Western Europe.
- 1788 Friday: A major fire destroys 856 buildings in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- 1804 Wednesday: The French civil code, or the “Code Napoleon” as it was later called, became the law of the land.
- 1824 Sunday: A fire at an ammo dump outside of Cairo kills 4,000 horses.
- 1851 Friday: Explorers discovered Yosemite Valley.
- 1857 Saturday: A major earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 people die.
- 1859 Monday: In Philadelphia, the first Zoological Society underwent incorporation on this date.
- 1870 Monday: The 41st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley took his position on the nation’s high court on this date. A Republican, President Ulysses S. Grant nominated him to fill a new seat. Bradley served from today until January 22, 1892.
- 1871 Tuesday: Journalist Henry M. Stanley began his famous expedition in Africa to locate the missing Scottish missionary, David Livingstone.
- 1902 Friday: In New York, three Park Avenue mansions suffered destruction when a subway tunnel roof collapsed.
- 1906 Wednesday: Ohio passed a law that prohibited hazing by fraternities after two fatalities.
- 1907 Thursday: To protect its interests, the United States invades Honduras.
- 1908 Saturday: French pilot Henri Farman carried the first passenger ever in his biplane.
- 1910 Monday: The U.S. Senate granted ex-President Teddy Roosevelt a yearly pension of $10,000.
- 1918 Thursday: During World War I, Germany launches its Somme offensive. Their goal was to break through the Allied lines before American reinforcements arrived and tipped the war in favor of the Allies against the Central Powers.
- 1924 Friday: Mass Investors Trust becomes the first mutual fund set up in the U.S.
- 1925 Saturday: The Butler Act, a Tennessee statute, which prohibits the teaching of evolution, becomes state law on this date.
- 1927 Monday: The Kuomintang army conquers the city of Shanghai, forcing British marines and other personnel to flee before it.
- 1928 Wednesday: President Calvin Coolidge gave the Congressional Medal of Honor to Charles Lindbergh for his first trans-Atlantic flight.
- 1935 Thursday: Persia becomes “Iran” on this date in history.
- 1941 Friday: In the 13th Round, Joe Louis knocks out Abe Simon for the heavyweight boxing title of the world. Meanwhile, in Yugoslavia, Prince Paul’s government resigns after he signed an agreement to join the Axis. This will lead to mass protests in the streets that will force the Nazis to invade Yugoslavia thus messing up their timetable for Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union.
- 1942 Saturday: A second air assault by Nazi Germany occurs with the aim of capturing the Island of Malta from the British.
- 1943 Sunday: An assassination attempt on the life of German leader Adolf Hitler fails.
- 1944 Tuesday: Charles Chaplin went on trial in Los Angeles, accused of transporting former protégée Joan Barry across state lines for immoral purposes. However, a judge later acquitted Chaplin but the comedic actor lost a paternity suit despite tests showing that he was NOT the father of Barry’s child. Meanwhile, Supreme Allied Leader Dwight D. Eisenhower postpones the invasion of the South of France until after the landings at Normandy later in the year. Elsewhere, future multi-instrumentalist with the band, Kaleidoscope[i]– David Lindley- is born in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
- 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, the Allies begin a four-day air assault on Nazi Germany. Meanwhile, on Okinawa, the Japanese begin launching flying bombs against the Allied assault force ships. Finally, Rose Stone—future keyboardist and vocalist with the San Francisco funk-rock band, Sly and the Family Stone[ii]—is born in Dallas, Texas, USA on this date.
- 1947 Friday: President Harry S. Truman signs Executive Order #9835 requiring ALL federal employees to swear an oath of allegiance to the United States of America.
- 1949 Monday: Future rock-and-roll star, Eddie Money[iii], is born on this date in New York City.
- 1950 Tuesday: Future multi-instrumentalist with the great British rock band, Supertramp[iv]—Roger Hodgson is born on this date in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Great Britain.
- 1951 Wednesday: During the Korean War, U.S. troops in Korea rise to 248,320 with which to stem the tide. The South Koreans have 268,320 and other U.N. forces stand at 32,875. The North Koreans are receiving aid from their Chinese allies. Meanwhile, a jury convicts Julius and Ethel Rosenberg of espionage.
- 1952 Friday: Future longtime drummer with the amazing British rock band, UFO[v]–Andy Parker—is born in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, Great Britain on this date.
- 1954 Sunday: The second phase of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu is preparing to erupt once again. Both sides are resupplying and reinforcing their positions. As People’s Army sappers continue ringing the outlying bases, Colonel Christian De Castries is now sending night patrols out to hamper the trenches drawing closer to posts such as Huguette 7. Viet Minh infiltrators are crawling into the main base gathering intelligence and conducting acts of sabotage. If not shot, the French put them to work as POWs.
- 1961 Tuesday: Art Modell purchases the NFL’s Cleveland Browns’ franchise for the then-record amount of $3,925,000. Elsewhere, in Brooklyn, New York, future drummer with the rock-a-billy band, Stray Cats[vi]—Slim Jim Phantom—is born.
- 1963 Thursday: The Alcatraz Federal Prison Island in San Francisco Bay was emptied of its last inmates and closed at the order of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
- 1964 Saturday: UCLA completes an undefeated NCAA basketball season, 30-0.
- 1965 Sunday: Civil rights demonstrators led by the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., began their third successful march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, with more than 3,000 civil rights protesters in tow.
- 1970 Saturday: Vinko Bogataj crashes during a ski-jumping championship in Germany; his image becomes that of the ‘agony of defeat guy” in opening credits of ABC’s Wide World of Sports.
- 1975 Friday: Ethiopia ends its monarchy, which had been in existence for more than 3,000 years.
- 1978 Tuesday: San Francisco passes its—and nation’s—most comprehensive homosexual rights bill.
- 1979 Wednesday: The Egyptian Parliament unanimously approves peace with Israel, the first Arab nation to do so.
- 1981 Saturday: Michael Donald, a black teenager in Mobile, Alabama, was abducted, tortured, and murdered by slime ball members of the Ku Klux Klan. His mother, Beulah Mae Donald brought a lawsuit against the organization that later resulted in a landmark judgment that bankrupted one Klan organization.
- 1983 Monday: The only known typographical error appears on Time Magazine cover (control=control) and recalls the entire printing.
- 1984 Wednesday: City leaders rename part of New York’s Central Park “Strawberry Fields” honoring John Lennon.
- 1989 Tuesday: Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense William Howard Taft IV stepped down on this date. He served under President George H. W. Bush from 01-20-1989 until today. His replacement, the 17th U.S. Secretary of Defense William “Dick” Cheney took over today and served until January 20, 1993.
- 1991 Thursday: 27 sailors are lost at sea when two U.S. Navy anti-submarine planes collide.
- 1994 Monday: Wayne Gretzky ties Gordie Howe’s NHL record of 801 goals.
- 1999 Sunday: Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.
- 2002 Thursday: In Pakistan, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh along with three other suspects is charged with murder for their part in the kidnapping and beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
- 2003 Friday: Poor Big Tobacco- an Illinois court hands tobacco giant Phillip Morris a $10.1 million judgment saying that the company lied to its consumers by applying the word ‘light’ to its ‘light cigarettes.’ Anyone who has ever smoked knows that both ‘lights’ and ‘kings’ are overloaded with nicotine- the addictive part of tobacco- as well as loads of tar and other impurities that ain’t good for you. People in the 1920s and 1930s called them cancer sticks and that was before anyone truly knew just how bad tobacco truly was. Big Tobacco sells its product to the Third World now more so than Western countries.
- 2004 Sunday: Former Democrat President Jimmy Carter, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, roundly condemns President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair ‘for waging an unnecessary war of aggression against Iraq.’ Millions are protesting all across the world, the Arab world is unhappy (even though Saddam Hussein is a murderous thug), and it’s clear that whatever support there was for the war has vanished. On top of all this, al-Qaida swears that on the black market, they have purchased suitcase nukes and you know what that means- they want to set them off in the United States.
- 2005 Monday: Much to the horror of liberals and jihadists across the world, Israel announces that it will soon be constructing 3,500 new homes in its capital of Jerusalem. Of course, the Palestinians run amok. Elsewhere, a shootout between U.N. peacekeepers and angry former rebels in Haiti leaves four people dead- including TWO U.N. peacekeepers. Meanwhile, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan proposes increasing the number of members on the U.N. Security Council from 15 to an even two-dozen so he can get additional Third World members on it.
- 2006 Tuesday: The social media website Twitter was established with the sending of the first ‘tweet’ by co-founder Jack Dorsey, who wrote: “just setting up my twttr.” Meanwhile, a day following talks between Vladimir Putin and Hu Jintao, Russian energy company Gazprom announces a new energy project that will see the construction of two major natural gas pipelines from Russia to communist China. Construction will commence and competition is expected within five years. The Russians will also provide aid to their Chi-Com allies by helping them construct at least two- and possibly more- nuclear power plants. Conversely, Democrats in the United States are big on windmills and solar farms.
- 2007 Wednesday: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announces that the Bush administration is going to slash funding to the Palestinian Authority so that large portions of the aid cannot somehow find a way into the pockets of Hamas thugs. Meanwhile, the Iranians declare that they are going to enrich uranium outside the bounds of recent U.N. agreements.
- 2008 Friday: The Chi-Com military convoy is heading to Tibet, thousands of soldiers determined to restore law and order (even though the Chi-Coms are usurpers). The Tibetan people are seeking help from the wider world to liberate their country but no one cares about this far-away place. The Chi-Coms will get away with their crimes. FREE TIBET! FREE HONG KONG! FREE TAIWAN! FREE MACAO! FREE MAINLAND CHINA!
- 2009 Saturday: The Venezuelan military is launching a crackdown across the country as the GREAT SOCIALIST REVOLUTION continues under the AMAZING Simon Bolivar-wanna-be Hugo Chavez. The thugs are taking control of air-and-seaports to prevent their people leaving or unauthorized goods from coming in. You know, the government has to ‘wet its beak’ in every incoming good. Meanwhile, Somali pirates leap into their high speed boats and grab an Indian freighter, taking both the ship and its entire crew hostage.
- 2010 Sunday: Muslims in Pakistan are upset, protesting in the streets over claims that Israel is blowing up sacred Muslim sites in their country. This is bogus. The Muslims know it’s bogus; yet they continue running amok causing trouble. The problem has arisen over the fact that Israel is building in Jerusalem, their hereditary capitol, given to them by GOD ALMIGHTY. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informs the world that ‘building in Jerusalem for us is like building in Tel Aviv.’ Stop with the sniveling already.
- 2011 Monday: The first full face transplant in history occurs as doctors at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, perform the feat. Meanwhile, during the third night of outside intervention in the Libyan uprising, the home of Moammar Gaddafi is hit with more bombs than ever before (who gave Barack Obama the right to do this? —the man has a fricking Nobel Peace Prize!). Elsewhere, Israel launches air strikes against Palestinian targets after the Palestinians fire rockets and mortars into the world’s only Jewish state.
- 2012 Wednesday: The Greek Parliament votes unanimously to approve the bailout deal given them by the European Union. Elsewhere, violence continues across Iraq as unconfirmed reports arise in which ‘emos’- young Iraqi men who dress in Western styles- are having their skulls bashed in with cinderblocks by local jihadists. Why would this be untrue? We know ISIS loves throwing gays off high rooftops. These people are animals and require eradication like the vermin they are.
- 2013 Thursday: The U.S. uses B-52 bombers in joint exercises with South Korea, which leads to North Korea threatening to bomb U.S. bases in Japan. Meanwhile, the European Space Agency reveals scientific data that says the Universe is 13.82 billion years old. Elsewhere, while President Barack Hussein Obama is visiting Palestine and Israel, Palestinian thugs begin firing some missiles into Israel. Light ‘em up, Israelis.
- 2014 Friday: Vladimir Putin ratifies laws today annexing Crimea, defying sanction threats by the U.S. and the European Union. Ukraine, however, signs an association accord with the European Union which goes against Vladimir Putin’s express wishes. Meanwhile, Exxon Mobil takes the initiative among energy companies to disclose its plans for dealing with climate change in response to a 2013 shareholder resolution; the company’s move may set a standard for other energy companies to follow.
- 2015 Saturday: As ongoing talks between the USA and five other nations, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expresses optimism that the group could strike a deal on the Iranian’s nuclear development—ostensibly for ‘peaceful purposes’—before a major deadline arrives at the end of the month—what a mess. Elsewhere, in Yemen, the U.S. evacuates its remaining special operations forces as the country continues going from bad to worse.
- 2016 Monday: South Korea reports that North Korea is at it yet again this time firing off five shortrange missiles into the Sea of Japan. They are pissed off at the new sanctions imposed upon them by the Obama administration. Elsewhere, in Bamako, Mali, unidentified gunmen storm a hotel used by European Union military officials. Other than one of the gunmen being shot dead, no one else was hurt.
- 2017 Tuesday: Famed head of the world-famous Gong Show- Chuck Barris- dies at age 87. The Gong Show was a great show. Elsewhere, Iran continues its belligerence claiming they can enrich uranium up to 99-percent and no one can do a damned thing about it. They don’t know President Donald J. Trump. Next, Neil Gorsuch undergoes more grilling today before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.
- 2018 Wednesday: After the data of more than 50 million users is harvested by Cambridge Analytica, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg admits he and his company ‘made mistakes.’ Meanwhile, the communist government of China continues amassing power as it announces measures to consolidate radio and television stations into one entity, “Voice of China.” Finally, a suicide bomber kills 31 people and injures scores more who were celebrating the Persian New Year in Kabul, Afghanistan.
- 2019 Thursday: Six days after the Christchurch, New Zealand, massacre, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces a ban on military-style assault weapons. Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces via Twitter that the United States should respect and recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Syria, however, says nothing in response. What can they do about it?
- 2020 Saturday: The World Health Organization announces that worldwide, at least 20 vaccines for COVID-19, aka the Old Chi-Vi, the Yellow Flu, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu are in development. Nations are racing to find ways to mitigate this crap and what makes it worse, the Chi-Coms are close-lipped as to how exactly the virus came about and from whence the evil s**t came. Speculation centers on the Wuhan wet market where all manner of animals, fowl, insects, and seafood are crammed together, all defecating atop one another and being slaughtered with one another with blood, fecal matter, and other festering, noxious body fluids combine and get onto human beings. What a barbaric f**king place. YOU are what YOU eat.
- 2021 Sunday: Day 61 of the Biden Regime, yes, the nightmare is true. Stick around to discover what the old coot and his Chi-Com handlers are up to today- you’ll be glad you did.
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UFO returned with yet another live album on October 13, 2005- “Showtime.” This two-CD set featured the new lineup of Phil Mogg (vocals), Pete Way (bass/vocals), Paul Raymond (keyboards/guitars/vocals), Vinnie Moore (guitars), and Jason Bonham (drums). The band roars through a modern day set, one that features old classics combined with newer tunes. Fans of the band are seldom disappointed and new fans are always welcome. We hope that veterans and novices alike will visit their favorite haunt for the absolute best in rock music, give it a good lesson, and consider adding it to your collection- we know you will enjoy it. Please seek it out now as this band with its combination of new and old members is in the process of resurrection. You’ll dig it.
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[i] We look forward to promoting the music of Kaleidoscope sometime within the next 10 years.
[ii] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so. Please stay tuned for further information.
[iii] Not sure when we will promote the music of the legendary singer, Eddie Money, but you can bet one day that we will.
[iv] Supertramp is coming soon. When we promote this famed British rock band, everyone will be astounded at how amazing they are. Please stick around for when we do.
[v] We look forward to promoting the music of UFO and of the Michael Schenker Group at some point within the next year. We hope you will remain vigilant as to the day that we do.
[vi] When we begin promoting American bands again, we will be sure to include the Stray Cats as well as the group’s individual members. We hope you will remain alert for the day we do.
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