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DAY ONE-HUNDRED-AND-EIGHTY-NINE OF THE BIDEN REGIME
208. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2021:
National Korean War Veterans Memorial Day
U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford; Chicago featuring Tris Imboden, John Lennon, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Leon Russell-Wilkerson, and Rainbow featuring Bob Rondinelli:
- 432 Tuesday: St. Celestine the First ends his reign as the 43rd Roman Catholic Pope.
- 1298 Sunday: Albert I, son of Rudolf Hapsburg, is crowned the Holy Roman Emperor.
- 1661 Wednesday: The British Parliament confirms the Navigation Act.
- 1777 Sunday: The marquis of Lafayette arrives in New England, intending to help the colonists against their shared enemy, Great Britain.
- 1789 Monday: President George Washington signed a measure establishing the Department of Foreign Affairs, forerunner of the Department of State.
- 1804 Friday: The 12th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution wins ratification, which means that now electors vote for a president and a vice president rather than two choices for president.
- 1861 Saturday: Union Major General George B. McClellan took control of the Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War. In the New Mexico Territory, Confederate troops occupy Ft. Fillmore.
- 1862 Sunday: A hurricane slams into Canton, China, killing 40,000 people.
- 1866 Friday: Cyrus W. Field finished laying out the first successful underwater telegraph cable between North America and Europe. A previous cable in 1858 burned out after only a few weeks of use.
- 1872 Saturday: The 21st U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford died at age 73 in Augusta, Georgia. A Whig, he served under President Zachary Taylor from March-08-1849 to July-23-1850.
- 1909 Tuesday: During the first official test of the U.S. Army’s first airplane, Orville Wright flew himself and a passenger, Lt. Frank Lahm, above Fort Myer, Virginia, for one hour and 12 minutes.
- 1914 Monday: British troops invade the streets of Dublin and begin the disarming of Irish rebels.
- 1919 Sunday: In Chicago, Illinois, a race riot breaks out that leaves 15 whites and 23 blacks dead as well as more than 500 injured.
- 1921 Wednesday: Canadian researcher Frederick Banting and his associate, Charles Best, succeeded in isolating the hormone insulin at the University of Toronto.
- 1931 Monday: Grasshoppers in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota destroy thousands of acres of crops.
- 1940 Saturday: Bugs Bunny made his “official” debut in the Warner Bros. animated cartoon, “A Wild Hare.”
- 1941 Sunday: Imperial Japanese forces began landings in French Indochina. Meanwhile the Germans and their Axis allies enter the Ukraine during their invasion of the Soviet Union.
- 1942 Monday: During World War II, the First Battle of El Alamein in Egypt ended in a draw as Allied forces stalled the progress of Axis invaders. The Allies went on to win a clear victory over the Axis in the Second Battle of El Alamein later that year.
- 1944 Thursday: The British use their first jetfighter, the Gloster Meteor in combat over Europe. Meanwhile, U.S. troops regain control of the island of Guam.
- 1945 Friday: The American Communist Party (CPUSA) forms on this date.
- 1951 Friday: Future rock drummer—Tris Imboden—who would play with the rock band, Chicago[i], from 1990-to the present—is born on this date.
- 1953 Monday: The Korean War armistice was signed at Panmunjom, ending three years of fighting.
- 1955 Wednesday: An Israeli passenger plane is accidentally shot down over Bulgaria, killing 58 people. Meanwhile, Austria regains full independence after a four-power occupation following the end of World War II. Meanwhile, future drummer with the hard rock band, Rainbow[ii]– Bob Rondinelli- is born on this date in Brooklyn New York.
- 1960 Wednesday: Vice President Richard M. Nixon was nominated for president on the first ballot at the Republican National Convention in Chicago.
- 1962 Friday: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., undergoes arrest and jailing in Albany, Georgia.
- 1963 Saturday: General Amin al-Hafez becomes president of Syria.
- 1964 Monday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson sends an additional 5,000 advisors to South Vietnam.
- 1965 Tuesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs a bill, entitled, The Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act, that requires cigarette manufacturers to post warning labels on packages of their smokes.
- 1967 Thursday: President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed the Kerner Commission to assess the causes of urban rioting, the same day black militant H. Rap Brown said in Washington that violence was “as American as cherry pie.”
- 1974 Saturday: The House Judiciary Committee voted 27-11 to adopt the first of three articles of impeachment against President Richard M. Nixon, charging he had engaged in a course of conduct designed to obstruct justice in the Watergate case.
- 1976 Tuesday: Air Force veteran Ray Brennan became the first person to die of the so-called Legionnaires’ disease following an American Legion convention in Philadelphia.
- 1977 Wednesday: Former Beatle[iii] John Lennon receives a green card, which allows him to live in the United States legally.
- 1980 Sunday: On day 267 of the Iranian hostage crisis, the deposed Shah of Iran died at a military hospital outside, Cairo, Egypt, at age 60.
- 1984 Friday: Pete Rose passes Ty Cobb’s record for most hits in a career when he got his 3,503rd base hit.
- 1995 Thursday: In Washington, DC, President Bill Clinton, and South Korean President Kim Young-Sam, dedicated the Korean War Veterans Memorial on this date.
- 1996 Saturday: Terror struck the Atlanta Olympics as a pipe bomb exploded at Centennial Olympic Park, directly killing one person, and injuring 111. Anti-government extremist Eric Rudolph later pleaded guilty to the bombing. 1999: The U.S. space shuttle Discovery completed a five-day mission commanded by Air Force Col. Eileen Collins. It was the first space shuttle mission to have a woman as commander.
- 2001 Friday: In Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, Leon Russell-Wilkerson, bassist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iv] (1972-2001), lost his battle with heart and lung disease.
- 2009 Monday: The presidents of Taiwan and China exchanged direct messages for the first time since the two sides split 60 years earlier. Meanwhile, NFL quarterback Michael Vick, suspended for bankrolling a dogfighting operation, was reinstated by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on this date.
- 2013 Saturday: Kuwaiti voters go to the polls to elect their parliament’s leaders; Shiites lose half of all seats open to the voters. Elsewhere, security forces and armed men clashed with Islamic militant supporters of Egypt’s deposed Muslim Brotherhood president and friend of American President Barack Hussein Obama, Mohammed Morsi, killing at least 80 of the scumbags.
- 2014 Sunday: Discount store Dollar Tree will buy rival Family Dollar for $8.5 billion; the merged company is expected to generate revenue in line with competitor Dollar General.
- 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, the Shanghai Composite Index, representing China’s stock market, drops 8.5% over fears that the government will withdraw support that has kept stock prices high amid economic slowdown; regulators deny that such a change will be made.
- 2016 Wednesday: The first black American to win a Pulitzer Prize, James Alan McPherson died at age 72 from complications from pneumonia in Iowa City, Iowa, in hospice. Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama chooses Chicago as the site for his presidential library. Why NOT Hawaii, Mr. President?
- 2017 Thursday: Michael Surbaugh, head of the Boy Scouts of America, apologizes for comments made by President Trump before a crowd of 30,000 scouts, claiming the comments were ‘politically motivated.’ Mr. Surbaugh, what is up with you? You should not worry about the president’s comments when you have loads of molestation accusations against your once-proud organization. Elsewhere, Jeff Bezos, head of Amazon.com, overtakes world’s richest man, Bill Gates, for about 12 hours when his personal wealth hits $91.4 billion before Gates displaces him at the end of the day. Finally, Reince Priebus, chief of staff to President Donald J. Trump resigns from the position.
- 2018 Friday: Ronan Farrow, writing for the New Yorker launches allegations of sexual misconduct against CBS Chairman Leslie Moonves. You just have to love the #MeToo Cancel Culture, taking out its own. Wow. Elsewhere, North Korea returns what it claims are the remains of 55 U.S. servicemen killed during the Korean War. Of course, all manner of tests will have to be conducted to determine if Kim Jong Un is f**king around with President Trump and the American people. We hope results are good.
- 2019 Saturday: In northeastern Nigeria near the town of Maiduguri, Boko Haram militant Muslim extremists launch a terror attack that kills at least 65 funeral attendees and wounds countless others. You just have to love Islam, the so-called ‘religion of peace.’ Allah akbar!
- 2020 Monday: Stats are out for weekend shootings in Chicago and this week…the numbers were DOWN! Only 59 people shot and six people dead. So far this year, there have been 2,243 people shot in the Windy City. Chi-Town Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants more private security while her citizens are being gunned down on the streets. Compared to this mayhem, Al Capone was a piker. Wow. Meanwhile, following funeral services in other parts of the nation, the body of Congressman John Lewis lies in state outside the Rotunda on Capitol Hill so mourners can file past sans closer exposure inside the Capitol. He becomes the first black American to have such an honor. God bless and good journey to the other side, Congressman Lewis.
- 2020 Monday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,360,298 confirmed cases, +242,990, 650,918 confirmed deaths, +5,436, and 9,454,796 confirmed recoveries, +164,920. Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,363,574 confirmed cases, UP by 55,154 new cases, 150,222 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,110 new deaths, and 1,306,646 confirmed recoveries, UP by 12,034 new recoveries. Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 460,550 confirmed cases, 8,445 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,683 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,179 confirmed recoveries. Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 53,147 confirmed cases, 1,518 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries. Shame on these flipping Democrats.
- 2020 Monday B: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,584.77, UP 114.88 points (0.43%). Next, the NASDAQ: 10,536.27, UP 173.09 points (1.67%). Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,239.41, UP 23.78 points (0.74%). Currently, GOLD is at $1,958.30 per troy oz., UP 27.30 (+1.41%), SILVER is at $25.58 per troy oz., UP +1.074 (+4.38%), PLATINUM $994.90 per troy oz. UP +28.30 (+2.93%), and COPPER is at $2.92 # +0.0195 (+0.67%). Light Sweet Crude Oil is 41.73, UP +0.13 (-0.31%).
- 2021 Tuesday: Aloha, folks, stick around to discover the day’s events along with us. Today is the beginning of Nancy Pelosi’s show trial…
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0539 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Nature’s Spa.” 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!
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Ian Anderson assembled a light orchestra and went on the road performing orchestral renditions of Jethro Tull favorites. “Ian Anderson plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull” came out on June 06, 2005 and besides the eclectic Anderson (flutes, acoustic guitars, and vocals), he was also joined by Florian Opahle (guitars, acoustic and electric), David Goodier (bass and glockenspiel), John O’Hara (all keyboards including accordion), James Duncan (drums and percussion), Kathryn Troester (flutes), Astrid Cienia (oboes), and Sibylie Wähnert (bassoon). This is a wonderful album that puts an entirely new spin on the stellar compositions by this phenomenal band. We hope you will investigate this one to the fullest as it’s a worthy addition. Enjoy.
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[i] We will present the music of Chicago sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.
[ii] We shared the music of Deep Purple, Ian Gillan, Captain Beyond, Elf, and Rainbow beginning on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this massive offering on Sunday, 14-October-2018. Please seek out the music by all of these phenomenal bands. All are fabulous.
[iii] 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.
[iv] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade. At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.
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