V. 1941 Thursday: Operation Barbarossa is going well. General Heinz Guderian’s panzer divisions are 175 miles inside Russia and still steaming. A massive envelopment of Minsk is underway what armored, panzer grenadier, and infantry units converging on the fabled city from both north and south. The Soviets are as dumbstruck as were the Poles when the Nazis invaded that nation on the 1st of September 1939.



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President John Tyler; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices David Davis and Lewis F. Powell Jr.; U.S. Attorneys General Henry Stanbery, Francis Biddle, and Edward H. Levi; U.S. Secretary of War Simon Cameron; Chef-Blogger at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day Hector “El Chilote” Santanamos De Soto, Canned Heat featuring Larry “the Mole” Taylor, the Clash featuring Mick Jones, and Elvis Presley:

  1. 684 Thursday: St. Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1483 Tuesday: Richard III began his reign as King of England and was crowned the following month.
  3. 1804 Tuesday: The Lewis and Clark Expedition reached the mouth of the Kansas River after completing a westward trek of nearly 400 river miles.
  4. 1807 Friday: Lightning hits a gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg, resulting in 230 deaths.
  5. 1819 Saturday: W. K. Clarkson patented the bicycle on this date.
  6. 1843 Monday: Britain proclaims Hong Kong to be a Crown Colony.
  7. 1844 Wednesday: U.S. President John Tyler marries Julia Gardner in New York City thus becoming the first sitting president to marry while in office.  
  8. 1870 Sunday: The first section of Atlantic City, New Jersey’s Boardwalk was opened to the public.
  9. 1881 Sunday: In New York City, NY, the nation’s 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery died at age 78.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 23, 1866 to July 16, 1868.
  10. 1886 Saturday: In Bloomington, Illinois, the 37th associate justice of the United States Supreme Court- Independent David Davis- died on this date.  President Abraham Lincoln nominated Davis who began political life as a Whig, then as a Republican, then a Liberal Republican, and finally as an Independent to fill the seat of Associate Justice John Campbell.  He served from 10-17-1862 to 03-03-1883 then stepped down to become a U.S. senator.
  11. 1894 Tuesday: Germany’s Karl Benz receives a U.S. patent for his gas-powered automobile.  Meanwhile, the American Railway Union called a general strike in sympathy with Pullman workers.
  12. 1899 Monday: In Maytown, Pennsylvania, the 26th U.S. Secretary of War Simon Cameron died at age 90.  First a member of the Democratic Party, then a member of the American Party, and finally a Republican, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from 03-05-1861 to 01-14-1862.
  13. 1900 Tuesday: Dr. Walter Reed begins the research that would lead to the eradication of yellow fever.  Elsewhere, the United States announced it would send troops to fight against the Boxer Rebellion in China.
  14. 1911 Monday: In Chicago, Illinois, the future 71st U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from February 02,1975 to January 20, 1977.
  15. 1917 Tuesday: The first group of the U.S. Expeditionary Force—under the command of General John J. “Blackjack” Pershing–arrives in France during World War I.  
  16. 1924 Thursday: After 8 years of occupation, U.S. troops leave the Dominican Republic.
  17. 1925 Friday: Charlie Chaplin’s classic comedy “The Gold Rush” premiered at Grumman’s Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, California.
  18. 1926 Saturday: Organizers unveiled the memorial to the first U.S. troops in France during World War I at St. Nazaire.
  19. 1927 Sunday: The Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster opened in New York.
  20. 1934 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Federal Credit Union Act, which establishes credit unions.
  21. 1936 Friday: The Focke-Wulf Fw 61 made its first flight.  Aviation historians consider it the first working helicopter.  Elsewhere, delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia nominated President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for a second term.
  22. 1941 Thursday: Operation Barbarossa is going well.  General Heinz Guderian’s panzer divisions are 175 miles inside Russia and still steaming.  A massive envelopment of Minsk is underway what armored, panzer grenadier, and infantry units converging on the fabled city from both north and south.  The Soviets are as dumbstruck as were the Poles when the Nazis invaded that nation on the 1st of September 1939.  The Russian commander clinging to Minsk- General Pavlov- had no clue that armored units were encircling his position and so he sent his remaining reserves on a fool’s errand to attack the Germans looming in front of the city.  By the end of this day, Lt. General Hermann Hoth and his tanks would be in control of the city.[i]
  23. 1942 Friday: Professional chef and blogger at the AICP-END Hector “El Chilote” Santanamos is born in southern California.  Meanwhile, future bassist with the rock band, Canned Heat[ii], Larry “the Mole” Taylor, is born in New York City, on this date.  Finally, the Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter flew for the first time.
  24. 1944 Monday: The Republican National Convention opened in Chicago with a keynote speech by California Governor Earl Warren.
  25. 1945 Tuesday: The charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco, California.   Elsewhere, the 58th U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from August 26, 1941 until today.
  26. 1948 Saturday: The Berlin Airlift began in earnest after the Soviet Union cut off land and water routes to the isolated western sector of Berlin.
  27. 1950 Monday: President Harry S. Truman authorized the Air Force and Navy to enter the Korean Conflict.
  28. 1955 Sunday: Future member of the British hard-rocking punk band, the Clash[iii]–Mick Jones (lead guitarist/vocalist)—is born on this date in London, England.
  29. 1959 Friday: President David D. Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth open the St. Lawrence Seaway to ocean-going traffic.   Meanwhile, Swedish boxer Ingemar Johansson knocked out Floyd Patterson in the third round of their match at New York’s Yankee Stadium to win the heavyweight title of the world.
  30. 1960 Sunday: Britain grants British Somaliland its independence; Italian Somaliland demands its independence from Italy.
  31. 1963 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin, where he delivered his famous speech expressing solidarity with the city’s residents, declaring: “Ich bin ein Berliner” (I am a Berliner).
  32. 1968 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson, Democrat, announced the nomination of Abe Fortas to succeed Earl Warren as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court on this date.  However, Fortas later withdrew in the face of steep Senate opposition.
  33. 1972 Monday: The IRA declares it will resist the British in Northern Ireland.
  34. 1973 Tuesday: Former White House counsel John W. Dean told the Senate Watergate Committee about an “enemies list” kept by the Nixon White House.
  35. 1974 Wednesday: The supermarket price scanner made its debut in Troy, Ohio, as a 10-pack of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit chewing gum costing 67 cents and bearing a Uniform Product Code (UPC) was scanned by Marsh Supermarket cashier Sharon Buchanan for customer Clyde Dawson.
  36. 1977 Sunday: Elvis Presley[iv] performs in Indianapolis, in what would become the final concert of his life.
  37. 1979 Tuesday: Muhammad Ali declares his third retirement from boxing is ‘final.’
  38. 1987 Friday: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Louis F. Powell, Jr. announces his retirement from the court.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Hugo Black.  Powell assumed his position on the high court on January 07, 1972 and would serve until today.
  39. 1990 Tuesday: President George H.W. Bush went back on his “no new taxes” campaign pledge, conceding that tax increases would have to be included in any deficit-reduction package, worked out with congressional negotiators.
  40. 1992 Friday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that airports can band the solicitation of funds on their premises.
  41. 1993 Saturday: President Bill Clinton authorizes a strike on the Iraqi Secret Service headquarters in Baghdad.
  42. 1995 Monday: An assassination attempt on the life of Hosni Mubarak takes place in Egypt; he escapes unharmed.
  43. 1997 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) strikes down an Internet indecency law.  It also upholds a ban on doctor-assisted suicide.
  44. 2000 Monday: Rival scientific teams complete the first rough map of the human genetic code.
  45. 2002 Wednesday: The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California, rules that the pledge of allegiance violates the U.S. Constitution due to its ‘under God’ clause and thus cannot be sworn.  You know what?  F**k the losers who don’t want the pledge.  Is this country supposed to bow down to an intolerant atheist minority?  We say, “Hell, no!”  F**k them again.
  46. 2003 Thursday: Seventeen years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld anti-sodomy laws.  Now, in a 6-3 ruling in the Lawrence v. Texas case, the court says a prohibition against gay sex violates the Fourteenth Amendment and is thus ‘unconstitutional.’  Have at it gays, have at it.   In other insane news, members of the George W. Bush administration publicly promise that the U.S. will NO longer torture terrorist suspects.  Wow.  We bet they still are only from behind the curtain.
  47. 2004 Saturday: It looks like Ralph Nader’s time is up leading the Green Party.  The Greens go with Texas lawyer David Cobb to become their 2004 presidential nominee.  Not that it matters.  In other news, Palestinian thug Yasser Arafat ‘promises’ that his people will refrain from launching attacks on the Athens, Greece, Summer Olympics.  Folks, use some neutron bombs on this inhuman garbage.  The world should not have to fear terrorists.
  48. 2005 Sunday: Russian President Vladimir Putin- pissed off over problems in Chechnya and another northern Caucasus group- the Avars- threatens to burn the entire region if the people don’t return to their senses.  The Kremlin also promises an investigations into the origins of the problem.  (Note- heavy is the head that wears the crown there, Vlad).
  49. 2006 Monday: You know, things must be really frigging bad in Belgium when the nation announces that it’s going to distribute electronic ideas to ALL children aged 12 and under which will carry special codes and will connect them to a national emergency hotline.  WTF is going on in Belgium?  Elsewhere, we must have a Republican in the White House!  Oh, wait, we do: the George W. Bush administration is upset that the New York Times- the so-called newspaper of record- has exposed a secret government program that allows the tracking of terrorists via their financial actions.  Wow.  Never flipping fails.  Anyhow, President Bush calls it ‘disgraceful.’  (Note- send the editor of the damned newspaper to prison, George.  Abraham Lincoln sure the f**k did).
  50. 2007 Tuesday: The International Atomic Energy Agency announces the dispatch of a team to North Korea to see if the government is truly willing to shut down its nuclear programs.  Of course, they won’t and they never will.
  51. 2008 Thursday: A former member of the Taliban who has now abandoned the cause creates a big stir across the globe when he says something most of us were smart enough to know: the Pakistanis supplied secret training and weapons handling to members of the Afghan Taliban so they could prevail in their war with the United States and NATO.  Pakistan is a corrupt, horrible place.
  52. 2009 Friday: Jihadists in Baghdad attack a market where local residents are going about their daily lives when a bomb goes off delivering another 13 poor souls to Allah and leaving dozens more most likely wishing they could have gone, too.  What the hell is wrong with these barbaric people?
  53. 2010 Saturday: At the G20 Summit in Ontario, Canada, Chi-Com President Hu Jintao accepts the invitation for a state visit to the United States from President Barack Hussein Obama.   Meanwhile, as bigwigs from the world’s wealthiest nations meet over caviar, imported champagnes and fromage, protesters continue running amok in the streets of the city.
  54. 2011 Sunday: As violence gets out of hand across Syria, enemies of President Bashar al-Assad release videos showing ‘Syrian soldiers’ mistreating children.  In turn, Damascus releases statistics showing that at least 400 of their uniformed personnel have been murdered by rampaging Islamist thugs.  Elsewhere, after crybabies aboard the 10-vessel of flotilla of anti-Semites blubber that ‘Israel is intimidating journalists attempting to break the blockade and get into the Gaza Strip,’ Israel says that it ‘won’t sanction the journalists.’  (Note- f**k the journalists, they are a bunch of Jew-hating losers).
  55. 2012 Tuesday: The police chief of Khartoum, Sudan, says ‘enough is enough’ and orders a violent crackdown on demonstrators screeching for CHANGE during the Arab Spring.  Meanwhile,. Some maggots set off a bomb outside the Tunisian embassy in Tripoli, Libya.  No injuries are reported.
  56. 2013 Wednesday: At the Appeals Court level, the 2008 Proposition 8 Ballot Measure loses, which allows same-sex marriage in the state of California to continue unimpeded.  However, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and in violation of the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution.   Meanwhile, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates that so far, more than 100,000 people have been killed in the civil war between government forces and ISIS scumbags.
  57. 2014 Thursday: Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine enter into free-trade pacts with the European Union, a decision counter to that of Kazakhstan and Belarus, who collaborated with Russia in creation of the Eurasian Union.  Elsewhere, heavy fighting continues in Iraq as ISIS continues tightening the ring around Baghdad, now just 50 or so miles away.   Government troops launch an airborne assault on Tikrit losing one helicopter in the immediate vicinity of the city.
  58. 2015 Friday: In yet another ruling designed to destroy the United States of America, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right for citizens and forces it onto all 50 states.  This is against the will of the people and yet, the court in a 5-4 decision takes it out of the hands of ALL Americans.
  59. 2016 Sunday: After a month-long struggle to reclaim the city of Fallujah, Iraqi forces finally vanquish the ISIS scum in an all-out blitz.  God bless ‘em!   Meanwhile, Panama opens the third set of locks- ones that cost the country approximately $5.25 billion (we believe funded by communist China)- that will virtually double the canal’s shipping traffic.  Elsewhere, communists attack a white pride rally in Sacramento, California.  Numerous marchers are stabbed by members of Antifa and Black Lives Matter who swoop in and cause a great deal of mayhem. 
  60. 2017 Monday: Corruption in Brazil continues unabated as state prosecutors hit President Michel Temer with corruption charges.   Meanwhile, in ever-lively Caracas, a pair of rebellious police pilots attack the nation’s supreme court, doing some damage.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms release Nobel Peace Prize laureate and political activist Liu Xiaobo from prison following his diagnosis of incurable liver cancer.  Wow.  Guess his organs weren’t worth harvesting.
  61. 2018 Tuesday: Shock of shocks, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds one of President Donald J. Trump’s travel bans against mostly Muslim nations where terrorism flourishes but also Venezuela, North Korea, and one or two others.  Elsewhere, as usual, the Palestinians are causing trouble via launching incendiary balloons over the wall and into Israel where they ignite fires and cause problems for civilized people.  Thus, the Israeli air force launches airstrikes on a convoy of vehicles that intelligence sources identified as the culprits lighting them up.  NO more balloons.
  62. 2019 Wednesday: At the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, inspectors discover approximately 5,000 turtles concealed in luggage bound for India.  The smugglers are arrested.  Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald J. Trump continues demanding the delinquent Germans pay their NATO obligations.  The Germans have long enjoyed a free ride in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization but it’s about to end.  President Trump asks a pertinent question: ‘why are we protecting YOU from the Russians again?’ It seems as though the Germans want a cozy relationship with Vladimir Putin, perhaps to rekindle the ‘good old days’ of 1945-1991?
  63. 2020 Friday:  The FBI now is launching a task force to track down the violent rioters in Washington, D.C., who have damaged, vandalized, or destroyed various monuments, churches, and other property within the federal enclave.  Round ‘em up, prosecute them, and send them to federal prison.  Worthless scumbags.
  64. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s stats for Xi Jinping’s infamous Wuhan Bat Flu, the planet first: 9,641,472 confirmed cases, 489,990 confirmed deaths, and 4,865,562 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, communist China.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,511,453 confirmed cases, 126,924 confirmed deaths, and 771,155 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the World-Famous AICPENDBLOG.COM, has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the numbers first for the Golden State: 200,461 confirmed cases, 5,812 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are today’s stats: 815 confirmed cases, 70 confirmed deaths, and 696 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington state, here are today’s stats: 30,855 confirmed cases, 1,304 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, numbers in the U.S. have commenced going up again with 46,326 new cases. 
  65. 2020 Friday B: Thanks to communist China sending the COVID-19 around the world and especially here to the United States, the week concludes with a DOWN stock market.  Here are the stats: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,015.55, DOWN 730.05 points (2.84%); NASDAQ: 9,757.22, DOWN 259.78 points (2.59%); finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,009.05, DOWN 74.71 points (2.42%).   Meanwhile, the Nancy Pelosi-controlled House passes a bill giving statehood to the District of Columbia.  It won’t pass in the U.S. Senate nor will a majority of the states confirm it in votes.  The Democrats are such scurrilous scumbags that they will resort to anything to add two more senators to the U.S. Senate as well as Congresswoman Eleanor Norton Holmes- as a voting member- as well as surround the White House with angry mobs.  California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Democrat, one of the biggest crooks in the lower chamber says, ‘if the district does not receive statehood, it’s because of…RACISM!’  Screw her.
  66. 2021 Saturday: Today is Day No. 157 of the Joe Biden regime- not a good thing but the American people are hopeful that the usurpers can be ejected from the White House and the TRUE president- Donald J. Trump- can be returned so he can continue making America great again.  We also have to roll back the countdown on “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the ‘Border Czar,’ aka “Willie Brown’s Mattress,” because the failed politicians finally visited the most peaceful portion of the border yesterday, the El Paso Sector (did anyone notice the way she was walking when she arrived on scene?  She was angrier than hell).


This artwork is #0508 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sundown Sentinels.”  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!

Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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The British rock band Jethro Tull released an 8-track live album, woefully short, on December 10, 1990: “Live at the Hammersmith ’84.’  The band featured a quintet of featured  Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Dave Pegg (bass- Fairport Convention) Gerry Conway (drums and percussion from Fairport Convention), and Peter John Vettese (keyboards, synthesizers, and backing vocals).  Friends, it is what it is, diehard fans such as us will latch onto every shred of music a band releases like a tick latches onto a hound dog’s nuts.  Great performance but incredibly short so we will leave the final decision to the fans.

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Saturday, June 26, 2021:


[i] See author Nicolas Bethell of Time-Life Books: “Russia Besieged.” (1977) NYC p. 69.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Canned Heat on Sunday, 05-June-2011 through Sunday, 17-July-2011.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[iii] Not sure when we will begin doing the music of the Clash but when we do, we will attempt to do other bands of the era.

[iv] When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.


Author: Chef Vladimir, ACF-CWC

This would have been my photo, I, your host, back in the 1980's when I was the Executive Chef at a country club in the Napa Valley but for security purposes, we have scaled some of our personal info back so now, you get a caricature of me done by up-and-coming Bakersfield street artist, Simone. Nice job, Simone! However, I spent many years working in professional Food Service, having begun as a young boy working for my father in his restaurant over on the coast in Pismo Beach. Food Service is in my blood and it's something I still do actively every day in my late eighties in Washington State. Chef Vladimir Gdansk writes from Mukilteo, Washington. Chef Vladimir Gdansk is a moderate Republican. Contact Chef Vladimir at the following email address draculachef222HMaya@gmail.com.

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