AA. 1940 Friday: Romania cedes Bessarabia to the Soviet Union. This would put the Romanians firmly in the Axis camp because the communists are always busy at nicking off parts of their weaker neighbors.



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President James Madison; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White; U.S. Attorney General Charles Bonaparte; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; the flag of the Gay Nazis; and Procol Harum featuring Dave Knights:

  1. 767 Wednesday: St. Paul I ends his reign as the 93rd Roman Catholic Pope.  Paul served as pontiff from May 29, 757 until today.    
  2. 1461 Friday: Edward IV is crowned king of England.
  3. 1519 Saturday: Fellow nobles elect Charles V Holy Roman Emperor.
  4. 1748 Friday: After a public execution takes place in Amsterdam, the ensuing riot kills more than 200 people.
  5. 1776 Friday: Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, Thomas Hickey, convicted of mutiny and sedition goes to the gallows.
  6. 1778 Sunday: The Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth took place in New Jersey; it was from this battle that the legend of “Molly Pitcher” arose.  It was said that she carried water to injured soldiers and then took over firing her husband’s cannon after he became wounded himself.
  7. 1807 Sunday: British troops land at Ensenada, Argentina, in a drive to control the nation.
  8. 1820 Wednesday: Tomatoes are proven non-poisonous.
  9. 1836 Tuesday: James Madison, the fourth president of the United States, died in Montpelier, Virginia, at the age of 85.  A Democratic-Republican, he served from March 04, 1809 to March 04, 1817. He also served as the 5th U.S. Secretary of State (served from 05-02-1801 to 03-03-1809 under President Thomas Jefferson) and served his nation as the 2nd Vice President under President James Madison from 03-04-1797 to 03-04-1801.
  10. 1838 Thursday: Britain’s Queen Victoria was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
  11. 1855 Thursday: The fraternity, Sigma Chi undergoes founding in North America.
  12. 1863 Sunday: During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Major General George C. Meade the new commander of the Army of the Potomac, following the resignation of Major General Joseph Hooker.
  13. 1894 Thursday: Labor Day becomes a Federal holiday.
  14. 1895 Friday: El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua form the Central American Union.
  15. 1896 Sunday: In Pittston, Pennsylvania, at the Newton Coal Company’s Twin Mine Shaft, an explosion causes a massive cave-in devouring 58 miners.
  16. 1902 Saturday: The United States buys the concession to build the Panama Canal from France for $40 million.
  17. 1911 Wednesday: Samuel J. Battle became the first African-American police officer in New York City on this date.
  18. 1914 Sunday: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, were assassinated in Sarajevo by Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip—the event that sparked World War I.
  19. 1919 Saturday: The Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending the First World War.  Elsewhere, in Independence, Missouri, future president Harry S. Truman marred Elizabeth Virginia Wallace.
  20. 1921 Tuesday: The 46th U.S. Attorney General Charles Bonaparte died in Baltimore County, Maryland, at age 70.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from December 17, 1906 to March 04, 1909.
  21. 1922 Wednesday: The Irish Civil War began as rival nationalists over the Anglo-Irish Treaty establishing the Irish Free State, which lasted nearly a year, resulting in defeat for anti-treaty forces.
  22. 1926 Monday: Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merge their two automotive companies to form Mercedes-Benz.
  23. 1934 Thursday: Adolf Hitler flies to Essen, Germany, for the commencement of the infamous ‘Night of the Long Knives,” where the SS wiped out the leadership of the SA, the paramilitary storm troopers.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the National Housing Act, which established the Federal Housing Administration.
  24. 1935 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt orders the construction of a vault for the nation’s gold stocks at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
  25. 1938 Tuesday: In Monterey, California, future 23rd U.S. Secretary of Defense- among other things- Leon Panetta is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Obama from 07-01-2011 to 02-26-2013.  (it is interesting to note that he was a Republican until 1971 and then a Democrat from 1971 onward).
  26. 1939 Wednesday: Pan American Airways began regular trans-Atlantic air service with a flight that departed New York for Marseilles, France.
  27. 1940 Friday: Romania cedes Bessarabia to the Soviet Union.  This would put the Romanians firmly in the Axis camp because the communists are always busy at nicking off parts of their weaker neighbors.
  28. 1941 Saturday: At Kishinev, Russia, German, and Romanian troops murder 11,000 Jews.
  29. 1942 Sunday: Colonel-General Hermann Hoth’s German Sixth Panzer Army enters the Russian city of Voronezh on this date.
  30. 1944 Wednesday: The Republican National Convention nominated New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey for president and Ohio Governor John W. Bricker for vice president.
  31. 1945 Thursday: David Knights, future bassist with the British rock band, Procol Harum[i], is born on this date in Islington, North London, England.   Meanwhile, U.S. General Douglas MacArthur announced the end of Japanese resistance in the Philippines.
  32. 1950 Wednesday: North Korean forces captured Seoul, the capital of South Korea.
  33. 1951 Thursday: “Amos and Andy” premieres on CBS-TV.
  34. 1956 Thursday: Factory workers in Poznan, Poland, take to the streets, sparking one of the first major protests against the communist government.
  35. 1960 Tuesday: In Cuba, Fidel Castro confiscated American-owned oil refineries without compensation. 
  36. 1964 Sunday: Civil rights activist Malcolm X declared, “We want equality by any means necessary” during the Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity in New York.
  37. 1965 Monday: Early Bird (Intelsat I)—the first commercial communications satellite in orbit—commenced operations on this date.
  38. 1967 Wednesday: During the Six-Day War, Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
  39. 1968 Friday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Uniform Monday Holiday Bill, which moved commemorations for Washington’s Birthday, Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day to Monday, creating three-day holiday weekends, beginning in 1971.
  40. 1969 Saturday: The Stonewall Riots begin in New York City, marking the start of the Gay Rights movement.
  41. 1971 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules 8-0 to overturn the draft-dodging conviction of boxer Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali.
  42. 1972 Wednesday: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon announced that ‘no new draftees would serve in Vietnam’ on this date.
  43. 1976 Monday: The first female applicants entered the U.S. Air Force Academy on this date.
  44. 1978 Wednesday: The Supreme Court ordered the University of California-Davis Medical School to admit Allan Bakke, a white man who argued he had been a victim of reverse racial discrimination.
  45. 1987 Sunday: When Iraqi warplanes bomb the Iranian town of Sardasht, this marks the first time in military history when an attack with chemical weapons specifically targets a civilian population.
  46. 1988 Tuesday: Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson launches a lawsuit to sever ties to manager Bill Clayton.
  47. 1989 Wednesday: About a million Serbs gathered to mark the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo in 1389.
  48. 1993 Monday: The 93rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White left the high court on this date.  President John Fitzgerald Kennedy nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker.  He served from April 12, 1962 until today.
  49. 1994 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton became the first chief executive in history to set up a personal legal defense fund and ask Americans to contribute to it.
  50. 1997 Saturday: In the third round of their heavyweight championship fight, boxing officials disqualify Mike Tyson for biting off a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear.
  51. 2004 Monday: The U.S.-led coalition transferred sovereignty to the interim Iraqi government two days ahead of schedule.  Meanwhile, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that the War on Terrorism did not give the government a ‘blank check’ to hold a U.S. citizen and foreign-born terror suspects in legal limbo.
  52. 2012 Thursday: South Korea announces that it and Japan will sign a pact that calls for the sharing of sensitive information between the two nations; this is designed to forestall China’s move on lands claimed by them.
  53. 2013 Friday: Just hours after a federal appeals court freed homosexual couples to obtain marriage licenses in the state of California for the first time in 4.5 years, the four plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case that overturned the Golden State’s same-sex ‘marriage’ ban tied the knot.  Woo-hoo! Meanwhile, for the first time since 2010, gold falls below $1,200 an ounce.
  54. 2014 Saturday:  After tens of thousands of children have crossed the southern border from Central America through Mexico during the past 8 months, President Barack Obama requests $2 billion in emergency measures to deal with the situation and to relocate and resettle the kids through all 50 states.
  55. 2015 Sunday: Carrying more than two tons of food, provisions, supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station, an unmanned Space X rocket explodes shortly after launch.
  56. 2016 Tuesday: At Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, jihadists go on the offensive by launching simultaneous suicide bombings and machine gun attacks that kill 42 people and wound another 200-plus people.  Stay away from this crap hole.
  57. 2017 Wednesday: ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement in a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on a beef products that critics dubbed “pink slime.”   Meanwhile, communist China’s President Xi Jinping visits the former British Crown Colony of Hong Kong to mark 20 years since the Brits were forced to turn it over to mainland China.
  58. 2018 Thursday: The World Health Organization announces that thanks to the new Merck vaccine, the ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is in containment.  Congratulations!
  59. 2019 Friday: The European Union arrives at a deal with the South American trading block, Mercosur, the biggest trade deal so far swung by the EU.  Due to issues between Donald Trump and the EU, the union of European countries much like China, is trying to find alternatives to dealing with the United States.  
  60. 2020 Sunday: The COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, continues causing problems.  Here are the numbers for the globe today: 10,012,244 confirmed cases, 499,486 confirmed deaths, and 5,077,700 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,584,126 confirmed cases, 127,642 confirmed deaths, and 784,319 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, possesses chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 211,243 confirmed cases, 5,905 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are today’s stats: 872 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 705 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 31,404 confirmed cases, 1,310 confirmed deaths, but much like California- and other Blue States- NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  61. 2021 Monday: Last night Joe Biden was bombing Iranian targets in Syria and Iraq.  Have we entered into a state of war today?  Stick around and find out with us…


This artwork is #0510 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Poppies and Palo Verde.”  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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In between his work with Jethro Tull, guitarist Martin Barre found time to collect a group of musicians around him so he could record and release his first solo album: “A Summer Band” came out on July 10, 1992.  Joining the guitarist were Matt Pegg (bass), Tom Glendinning (drums), Mark Tucker (guitars), Craig Milverton (keyboards), Rob Darnell (percussion, harmonicas, and vocals), and Joy Russell and Maggie Reeday (vocals).  This is a beautiful album, one that has been remastered and released in 2020 so if you want to pick up a glorious collection of cover tunes beloved by this amazing guitarist, we encourage everyone to go out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

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[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.


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Author: Working Chef B.H. Cznystekinki, ACF-CWC, AAC

Thanks to local Oildale, California, street artist, Simone, what you see here is his representation of me. No longer do we share photos- even old ones- as there are too many crazy f**ks out there who will picket our restaurants, follow us home, and cause trouble. Therefore- we write with aliases and share facsimiles now because when you own businesses as we do, it does not make a great deal of sense to share too much information lest people boycott our businesses or worse, attack our families and us. I always loved to cook and apprenticed as a young man which is what most of have done who write for the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day. We share a love for the culinary world and do our best to share that love with you. We hope you enjoy it! Chef B. H. “BC” Cznystekinki writes from Valencia, California.

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