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TODAY IN HISTORY—MARCH 01, 2020:
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Cushing; Soviet dictator Josef Stalin; “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” by the Beatles, the DOORS featuring Jim Morrison, King Crimson featuring Michael Rex Giles, “Dark Side of the Moon” by Pink Floyd, and the Who featuring Roger Daltrey:
- 492: St. Felix I ends his reign as Catholic Pope; St. Gelasius I succeeds him as ruler of the Catholic Church.
- 705: John VII begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this date.
- 743: The Catholic Church prohibits the exportation of slaves to heathen areas by Christians on this date.
- 1260: Hulagu Khan, grandson of Genghis, conquers Damascus on this date.
- 1420: Pope Martinus I calls for a crusade against the Hussite Protestants.
- 1562: In Vassy, France, Catholics massacred over 1,000 Huguenots. The tragic event commenced the First War of Religion.
- 1565: On this date in history, Portuguese knight Estacio de Sa founded the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
- 1591: Pope Gregory XIV threatens to excommunicate French King Henry IV.
- 1692: The Salem Witch crisis gets underway as authorities arrest Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, and the slave, Tituba, on grounds of participating in witchcraft.
- 1732: In Scituate, Massachusetts, future 3rdS. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Cushing is born. President George Washington nominated Cushing. He served from 02-02-1790 to 09-13-1810 (died in office).
- 1780: Pennsylvania becomes the first state to abolish slavery (only for newborns).
- 1781: The Continental Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation on this date.
- 1784: In Great Britain, E. Kidner opened the first culinary academy.
- 1790: President George Washington signed a measure authorizing the first Census of the United States.
- 1803: Ohio becomes the 17th state of the Union.
- 1811: Egyptian King Muhammad Ali Pasha oversees the ceremonial murder of 500 subjects.
- 1815: Napoleon returned to France from the island of Elba. The people who vanquished him on the field of battle forced him to abdicate in April of 1814.
- 1845: President John Tyler signs a resolution annexing Texas into the Union.
- 1854: The SS City of Glasgow leaves Liverpool Harbor, a ship that disappeared into lore and one that no one has ever seen again or uncovered its grave.
- 1864: Rebecca Lee becomes the first black woman in the United States to receive a medical degree. Elsewhere, Louis Ducos de Hauron patented a machine for taking and projecting motion pictures; however, he never built the machine.
- 1867: Nebraska became the Union’s 37th state on this date.
- 1869: The U.S. Post Office issues stamps featuring scenes for the first time.
- 1872: President Ulysses S. Grant signed an act creating Yellowstone National Park—it was the world’s first national park.
- 1873: E. Remington and Sons of Ilion, N.Y., began manufacturing the first practical typewriter on this date.
- 1875: The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress passes the Civil Rights Act; however, in 1883, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) invalidates it.
- 1893: Inventor Nikola Tesla first publicly demonstrated radio during a meeting of the National Electric Light Association in St. Louis by transmitting electromagnetic energy without wires.
- 1896: At the Battle of Aduwa, 80,000 Ethiopians destroy an Italian army numbering some 20,000. Elsewhere, Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity.
- 1909: The University of Minnesota establishes the first U.S. university school of nursing.
- 1910: In the worst snow slide in U.S. history, three passenger trains passing through the Cascade Mountain Range disappear beneath a mountain of snow and debris, killing 118 people in the mishap.
- 1912: In New York City, the first female detective, Isabella Goodwin, receives her badge. Elsewhere, Captain Albert Berry made the first parachute jump from a moving airplane.
- 1913: The 16th Amendment goes into effect, making the Income Tax law.
- 1916: The German High Seas Fleet begins attacking all shipping in the Atlantic Ocean during World War I.
- 1924: Germany’s government ends the prohibition of the Communist Party.
- 1932: Charles A. Lindbergh Jr., the 20-month-old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh, disappeared from the family’s home near Hopewell, New Jersey, in what turned out to be a sensational kidnapping. His remains were found the following May.
- 1934: Primo Carnera beats Tommy Loughran in 10 rounds to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
- 1936: The construction of the Hoover Dam ends on this date.
- 1937: U.S. Steel raised workers wages to $5 per day.
- 1941: The first U.S. commercial FM radio station goes on the air in Nashville, Tennessee. The station was W47NY.
- 1942: Josef Tito establishes the 2nd Proletariat Brigade in Nazi-occupied Bosnia-Herzegovina. The purpose of the group was to fight against the Axis occupiers. Meanwhile, in Great Britain, future original drummer with the English progressive-rock band, King Crimson[i], Michael Rex Giles, is born.
- 1943: Under a point system, wartime rationing of processed foods commenced in the United States during World War II.
- 1944: Future rock vocalist with the Who[ii], Roger Daltrey, was born in Great Britain on this date. Meanwhile, in northern Italy, communists stir up workers to go on strike against the Fascist government.
- 1947: The International Monetary Fund begins operation.
- 1953: Josef Stalin suffers a stroke and collapses; he dies four days later. Lavrentiy Beria will assume his position until being overthrown by his fellow communists.
- 1954: Opening fire from the Gallery of the U.S. House of Representatives, Puerto Rican nationalists wounded five members of Congress. Elsewhere, the U.S. explodes Castle Bravo, a 15-megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll, the most powerful nuclear device ever detonated by the United States.
- 1961: President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order establishing the Peace Corps on this date.
- 1962: The first K-Mart store opened in Garden City, Michigan, on this date.
- 1969: After 88 weeks on the rock music charts, “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” by the Beatles[iii] finally drops off them. Elsewhere, in Florida at the Dinner Key Auditorium, vocalist Jim Morrison of the Doors[iv] undergoes arrest for having exposed himself to the audience at a concert.
- 1971: Inside a men’s room at the U.S. Capitol, a pre-dawn bomb exploded for which the radical group, the Weathermen claimed responsibility. (This group contained President Barack Obama’s future friend, Bill Ayres).
- 1973: Pink Floyd[v] releases one of the biggest selling albums of all time, “Dark Side of the Moon.” It would sell more than 45 million copies. Elsewhere, Robyn Smith becomes the first female jockey to win a major race.
- 1974: The Watergate Grand Jury indicts seven presidential aides of President Richard M. Nixon. Meanwhile, following the release of “Dark Horse[vi]” by George Harrison, the former Beatle announces a U.S. tour that would not fare well.
- 1988: Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howell 1,050th NHL assist.
- 1993: The new NHL expansion team owned by Disney chooses the name the Anaheim Mighty Ducks.
- 2003: In the U.S., approximately 180,000 personnel from 22 organizations around the government became part of the Department of Homeland Security. Meanwhile, near Islamabad, Pakistan, CIA and Pakistani ISI captured Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the suspected mastermind of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The scumbag still resides in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba’s prison camp. Execute the bastard.
- 2005: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that the death penalty for all persons aged 18 or younger at the time of their crimes is unconstitutional.
- 2007: Tornadoes swarm across the South killing at least 20 people; either of the deaths were at a high school in Enterprise, Alabama.
- 2012: The Euro Zone announces that unemployment has hit a record 10.7 percent.
- 2013: According to a report issued by the U.S. Treasury Department, in June 2012, Japan passed the Peoples’ Republic of China as the largest holder of U.S. Treasury securities.
- 2014: Penang, Malaysia officially opens the Penang Second Bridge, the longest bridge over water in Southeast Asia; it stretches for 15 miles, with 10.5 miles over the water.
- 2015: According to Brainy History, astronauts at the International Space Station complete a tricky cable installation project to prepare for addition of docking ports; the ports will be able to receive manned commercial space capsules such as those launched by Space X and Boeing.
- 2016: In the GOP primary race, Donald Trump wins seven as do his eventual opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the Democratic Party primaries.
- 2017: Latin singer-entertainer-boob-shaker Charo will appear on Season 24 of “Dancing with the Stars.”
- 2018: Sounding like Soviet thug-dictators of old, Vladimir Putin- in his annual state of the country address- announces that Russia has an ‘invincible” intercontinental ballistic missile. Meanwhile, White House communications specialist Hope Hicks announces her resignation. Finally, President Donald J. Trump stirs up fears of a trade war with Communist China when he announces tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum imports. Directed at China, it also affects some of the country’s other trading partners. Two years later, the tariffs worked.
- 2019: Famed Panamanian boxer Eusebio Pedroza- WBA featherweight champion 1978-1985- dies of pancreatic carcinoma at age 62.
- 2020: Following the results of the Democratic Party’s Primary results from South Carolina the previous day, Mayor Pete Buttigieg throws in the towel, whining he cannot see a way forward. Son, you NEVER had a way forward, minorities are not going to vote for you. Stay in South Bend, Indiana, and make it great again. Meanwhile, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, announces that ‘no matter what, she is going to fight all the way to the convention in the summertime.’ We have heard other politicians say stuff like this before; once the money dries up, you are as good as gone but maybe if you change that nasty black leotard you wear every flipping day, maybe people will look at you anew.
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0025 a 20” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Gulls and Shells.” 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)
ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:
In 1986, Roxy Music released a ‘best of’ package entitled, “Street Life—20 Greatest Hits,” which includes “Avalon” and the live LP that followed it. Hence, if you have failed to get in the ground floor of the band and its memorable music, this is one hell of a way in which, to do it which is why we say you need to buy it ASAP as it ranks as one of the top 10 live albums of the 1980s. We hope you will check it out and enjoy it for years to come. You will be glad you did.
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[i] We presented the music of this British prog-rock band, the amazing King Crimson, beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014. We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.
[ii] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015. We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey. We know you will enjoy them.
[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. “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” appeared on Tuesday, 22-November-2016. Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.
[iv] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012. We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection.
[v] We look forward to sharing the music of Pink Floyd- as well as the band’s members- sometime within the next 5-6 years.
[vi] 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. “Dark Horse” appeared on Tuesday, 27-December-2016. Please seek out this massive offering of music by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.