113. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021

II. 1954 Friday A: The first part of the battle for Huguette 6 goes as planned with a sortie by a squadron of B-26 bombers followed by dive bombers lit up the communists clinging to the outlying position. According to witnesses, the Viet Minh holding the position were obliterated. However, French troops moving up to assault the position from two angles found themselves under heavy fire from communist positions holding the approaches to their target and were unable to reach it in time. By the time they did, communists had moved to retake the position and heavy fighting ensued, much of it by hand-to-hand. French forces would be forced to pull back under heavy fire.

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113. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021:

DAY NINETY-FOUR OF THE BIDEN REGIME

President (and Secretary of State) James Buchannan; Vice President Charles D. Dawes; U.S. Attorney-General Loretta Lynch; Boston featuring Tommy DeCarlo, Def Leppard featuring Steve Clark, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Chris Ethridge, Jethro Tull featuring Glenn Cornick, King Crimson featuring David Cross, and the Traveling Wilburys featuring Roy Orbison:

  1. 1154 Friday: Damascus surrenders to Sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo.
  2. 1500 Monday: Pedro Cabral lands and annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz).
  3. 1501 Tuesday: Pedro Cabral and six remaining ships return to Lisbon, Portugal, from the New World.
  4. 1616 Saturday:   English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, 52, died on what has been traditionally regarded as the anniversary of his birth in 1564.
  5. 1635 Monday: Organizers created the first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1789 Thursday: President-elect George Washington moves into the United States’ first executive mansion, the Franklin House, in New York.  Elsewhere, the first Roman Catholic magazine published in the United States—Courier De Boston—commenced publication on today’s date.
  7. 1791 Saturday: James Buchannan—15th president of the United States (03-04-1857-03-04-1861) and a Democrat—was born in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, on this date.  He also was the nation’s 17th secretary of state and served under Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor from 03-10-1845 to 03-07-1849.
  8. 1860 Monday: In Charleston, South Carolina, the Democrat Convention finds itself divided over the contentious issue of slavery and the state’s place in the Union.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: During the American Civil War, the Battle of San Antonio, Texas, takes place.  Meanwhile, in Arkansas, Confederate troops seize Ft. Smith from the Federals.
  10. 1872 Tuesday: Charlotte Ray became the first black female lawyer in the United States.
  11. 1891 Thursday: Moscow, Russia, expels its Jewish population.
  12. 1896 Thursday: The Vitascope system of movie projection had its first demonstration at Koster and Bial’s Music Hall in New York City.
  13. 1900 Monday: The word ‘hillbilly’ first appeared in a print article in the New York Journal.  The author wrote it as “Hill-Billie.”
  14. 1908 Thursday: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act that created the United States Army Reserve.
  15. 1914 Thursday: Chicago’s Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park, hosted its first baseball game.
  16. 1915 Friday: The Second Battle of Ypres continues as the Germans attack on both sides of St. Julien.  Once again, the Canadians are able to halt the attacks but the Germans are still able to capture some smaller villages as they continue bringing up reinforcements to keep the battle ongoing.   Meanwhile, a British flotilla puts a blockade on German-controlled Cameroons.
  17. 1916 Sunday: The Battle for Verdun continues as French troops manage to stem the tide of German advances around the outlying forts surrounding the city.   At Mort Homme, German troops are thrown back in disarray. 
  18. 1917 Monday: In Mesopotamia, British forces manage to capture the town of Samara, 60 or so miles north of Baghdad.  In so doing they manage to capture nearly 1,000 Ottoman Turkish troops.
  19. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in France identify that the Germans have more than 100 divisions facing Allied troops across No-Man’s Land.  A heavy offensive is coming, one that could determine the outcome of the Great War.  Meanwhile, as the Russian civil war rages on between Czarist and communist forces, the impotent communist government in Moscow warns that Bessarabia had better not join with Rumania or consequences would occur.  Big flipping deal.
  20. 1924 Wednesday: The Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus Bill.
  21. 1936 Thursday: Roy Orbison[i]—great American rocker who would also play in the Traveling Wilburys[ii] with George Harrison[iii], Tom Petty[iv], Bob Dylan[v], and Jeff Lynne[vi]—was born in Vernon, Texas, on this date.
  22. 1938 Saturday: Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self-government.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: About 200 people died in the Rhythm Night Club Fire in Natchez, Mississippi.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Norway continues as the Brits land fresh troops in the northern part of the country seeking to relieve their beleaguered forces attempting to stop the Nazi advance. Many of these troops will end up being sacrificed for nothing.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: As Greece collapses to the Axis invaders, a RAF bomber takes Greek King George II and his family to Egypt.  Elsewhere, German Kriegsmarine raider “Thor” returns to her home port in Brest, France, after more than 311 days at sea wreaking havoc on Allied shipping around the world.
  25. 1942 Thursday: South Africa breaks off diplomatic relations with Vichy France.  In the China-Burma-India Theater, aka the CBI, British troops continue being pushed back in Burma as the Chinese struggle to extricate their forces from Imperial Japanese traps, one after another.  They continue falling back toward Yunnan Province and hoped-for safety.
  26. 1943 Friday: U.S. Navy Lt. John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat in the Solomon Islands during World War II.  On August 02, 1943, PT-109 was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer, the Amagiri, killing two crewmembers; Kennedy and 10 others managed to survive.  Meanwhile, Australian troops continue the fight against the Japanese in New Guinea. 
  27. 1944 Sunday: American forces on New Guinea are able to capture Hollandia without a fight.  Japanese troops are in dire straits due to no supplies being able to reach them nor reinforcements.
  28. 1945 Monday: The Red Army continues their inexorable drive towards Berlin.  Luftwaffe chief and successor to Adolf Hitler (or so he hopes) sends a message to his Fuhrer down in his bunker in Berlin: ‘IF you are unable to continue as head of the German Reich, I will gladly take over for you…just say the word’ or words to that effect.  The Fuhrer goes off the rails and orders the SS and Gestapo to hunt this worthless POS down and to bring him to Berlin so he can face Nazi justice.
  29. 1947 Wednesday: Glenn Cornick—future bassist with Jethro Tull, Paris, and Wild Turkey—is born in in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England on this date[vii].
  30. 1948 Friday:  David Cross—future violinist with King Crimson[viii] 1973-74—was born in Plymouth, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Jonny Longden became the first race jockey to ride 3,000 career winners.
  31. 1949 Saturday: The Chinese Red army conquerors the city of Nanjing on this date, which would lead to the Nationalist government abandoning the Chinese mainland and fleeing to Formosa.  Still, the defenders of the city fought block by block, house by house, trying to kill as many communists as they could before being murdered themselves or force-marched to Maoist gulags.  Remember: dead is better than red.  Any flipping day.
  32. 1950 Sunday: Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island.  Meanwhile, the Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals, 4-2, to win the first National Basketball Association title and their first of many to come.
  33. 1951 Monday: The 30th vice president of the United States (served 03-04-1925-03-04-1929 Republican), Charles D. Dawes, died on this date in Evanston, Illinois, at the age of 85.
  34. 1954 Friday: Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his record 755 major-league home runs in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals; however, the Cardinals won the game, 7-5.
  35. 1954 Friday A: The first part of the battle for Huguette 6 goes as planned with a sortie by a squadron of B-26 bombers followed by dive bombers lit up the communists clinging to the outlying position.  According to witnesses, the Viet Minh holding the position were obliterated.  However, French troops moving up to assault the position from two angles found themselves under heavy fire from communist positions holding the approaches to their target and were unable to reach it in time.  By the time they did, communists had moved to retake the position and heavy fighting ensued, much of it by hand-to-hand.  French forces would be forced to pull back under heavy fire.
  36. 1956 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ends racial discrimination on public transportation, primarily public buses.
  37. 1960 Saturday: Future rock guitarist with the British band, Def Leppard[ix]—Steve Clark—was born in in Hillsborough, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Great Britain, on this date.
  38. 1964 Thursday: Ken Johnson of the Houston Astros threw the first no-hitter for a loss.  He lost 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds due to two errors.
  39. 1965 Friday: Future rock vocalist with the band, Boston[x]—Tommy DeCarlo who would replace Brad Delp in 2008—is born on this date in Rome, N.Y.
  40. 1968 Tuesday: Students protesting the Vietnam War at New York’s Columbia University take over the administration buildings and shut down the university.  Elsewhere, the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church on this date.  
  41. 1969 Wednesday: Sirhan B. Sirhan was sentenced to death for assassinating New York Senator Robert F. Kennedy; however, the sentence was later reduced to life imprisonment.  
  42. 1971 Friday: The Soviet Union launched Soyuz 10 on this date.  Meanwhile, hundreds of Vietnam War veterans opposed to the conflict protested by tossing their medals and ribbons over a wire fence in front of the U.S. Capitol.
  43. 1972 Sunday: The astronauts of Apollo 16 explore the lunar surface.
  44. 1982 Friday: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer prices had declined the previous month, the first decline in almost 17 years.
  45. 1985 Tuesday: Coca-Cola announces it is going to change its secret flavor formula, which it used for 99 years, a move that would prove to be a disaster of epic proportions.
  46. 1987 Thursday: A federal ban on smoking during domestic airline flights of two hours or less goes into effect.  Elsewhere, 28 construction workers lost their lives when an apartment complex being built in Bridgeport, Connecticut, suddenly collapsed.  
  47. 1988 Saturday: In Martinez, California, some dimwit left a drain valve open at the Shell Marsh.  This blunder resulted in more than 10,000 barrels of oil pouring through into the marsh adjoining Peyton Slough.
  48. 1989 Sunday: In Beijing, China, students announce a boycott of all classes.  Meanwhile, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays final game as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
  49. 1992 Thursday: Marion Berry, the former mayor of Washington, D.C., sent to prison for corruption walks out a free man after serving his time.
  50. 1993 Friday: Labor leader and all-around troublemaker, Cesar Chavez died in San Luis, Arizona, at age 66.
  51. 1995 Sunday: In remembrance of the destruction of the Alfred P. Murray building in Oklahoma City, blown-up by Timothy McVeigh, President Bill Clinton calls for a day of mourning for those killed and wounded.
  52. 1997 Wednesday: An infertility doctor in California announced that a 63-year-old woman had given birth in late 1996.  The child from a donor egg made the woman the oldest known female to give birth to a child.
  53. 1998 Thursday: James Earl Ray, who had confessed to assassinating the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and then insisted that he, had been framed, died at a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital at age 70.
  54. 2003 Wednesday: President George W. Bush signed legislation that authorized the design change of the nickel for release in 2004.  It was the first change to the coin in 65 years and commemorated the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase.   Elsewhere, the U.S. military leadership in Iraq announces that FIVE U.S. soldiers are under investigation for the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars discovered in caches around the war-torn country.
  55. 2004 Friday: Crazed Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr declares he will employ suicide bombers against U.S. troops should they make a move on his militias in the city of Najaf.  American and Coalition invaders are overrunning parts of the country in their quest for ‘weapons of mass destruction’ and then stamping out jihadis that the Shiites are preparing to begin lashing back at the so-called “Crusaders.”
  56. 2005 Saturday: At a checkpoint between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Israeli Defense Forces capture a 17-year-old Palestinian boy trying to smuggle four pipe bombs into Israel.
  57. 2006 Sunday: Al Jazeera reports that an audio tape of Osama bin Laden pops up in Darfur in which, the terrorist mastermind calls for jihad against the Crusaders.
  58. 2007 Monday: Boris Yeltsin, the first democratically elected Russian president, died in Moscow at age 76.   Elsewhere, as the U.S. military continues constructing a wall around a predominantly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, thousands of Iraqis are in the streets demanding it STOP.  Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki orders the U.S. to halt further construction. 
  59. 2008 Wednesday: After U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said yesterday that during Jimmy Carter’s time as president, he was advised ‘NOT to have direct talks with the Islamic terrorist group Hamas,’ the failed president appears before news reporters and claims, “NOT true.”  This idiot would have talked with anyone, even those who hate both the United States and Israel.
  60. 2009 Thursday: The International Monetary Fund says it believes economic recovery will commence sometime in the next year.   Elsewhere, the Iraqi government believes that since President George W. Bush invaded their country in 2003, at least 110,000 of their citizens have been slain in the unnecessary war.  How sad.   Add to that the fact today, two suicide attacks, one in Baghdad and the other near Baquba, claim the lives of 87 people who weren’t yet ready to commune with Allah but went anyway.  
  61. 2010 Friday: As the U.S. and the United Nations place demands atop the Jewish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brushes off demands that it refrain from building new housing in its capital city of Jerusalem.  Meanwhile, the U.N. also is bitching that the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip is preventing the global body from ‘educating the poor little Palestinian tykes.’  Wah, wah, wah.
  62. 2011 Saturday: Chi-Com police stage a raid on a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan killing at least two people and wounding several others.  Ah, religious freedom in a communist hellhole.  Elsewhere, in Syria, while people are staging funerals for loved ones killed in rioting, Syrian government security forces kill another dozen or so mourners.  There will be more funerals for them.
  63. 2012 Monday: The trial of former senator and vice-presidential candidate John Edwards for misuse of campaign funds gets underway in North Carolina.  Elsewhere, famed bassist Chris Ethridge who played with the Flying Burrito Brothers[xi] (1968-69 / 1974-76 / 1990-93)—among other bands—lost his battle with pancreatic carcinoma on this date.  He died in his hometown of Meridian, Mississippi, at the age of 65.  Next, the Iranians are angry because a malware attack has hammered the National Iranian Oil Company.  Sucks to be you.  Finally, the White House is launching an investigation into its advance staff in the wake of the U.S. Secret Service scandal.
  64. 2013 Tuesday: In France, an amended bill legalizing same-sex (homosexual) marriage is passed, opening the door for Francois Holland to promulgate it.  Meanwhile, after the Chi-Coms float a flotilla of warships near Japan’s Senkaku Islands, Tokyo orders the Chi-Com ambassador to account for the actions of his countrymen.
  65. 2014 Wednesday: Facebook announces first-quarter profits of $642 million, an increase of nearly a factor of 3 over first-quarter profits in 2013, resulting in earnings of 25 cents per share versus the 17 cents per share expected by Wall Street.  Elsewhere, Ukrainian security officials discover that a Russian Orthodox Church in the eastern part of the country is a staging ground for Russian thugs attempting to terrorize that portion of the country.  That sounds like ‘Putin’ to us.  Obama, you must help these people against the Russian bear.  Plain.  Simple.  NOW.
  66. 2015 Thursday: On this date, Loretta Lynch wins confirmation in the U.S. Senate to succeed Eric Holder as the nation’s first attorney general.  She is the first African American female to hold this post.  Elsewhere, in one of the more tragic events in U.S. history, former General and former CIA Director David Petraeus pleads guilty in a federal court of sharing classified information with his biographer and lover.  The reason Petraeus found himself in this mess is because he REFUSED to back the Obama administration’s narrative on Benghazi.  The Bamster had knowledge of the victor of both Iraq and Afghanistan’s misdeeds and saved them, saved them for when he required them and when CIA Director Petraeus did not fall in line with the bogus narrative, word of the wrongdoing suddenly hit the news cycle. 
  67. 2016 Saturday: In what seems to be an annual thing, North Korea tells the United States that “IF you suspend military exercises with South Korea, maybe we’ll talk about nuclear disarmament.”  Elsewhere, German citizens in the city of Hanover are in the streets, protesting against President Barack Obama’s and the European Union’s proposed agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Partnership deal, a deal akin to the Transpacific Partnership, that would tie the U.S. in with the Europeans.  However, the Germans aren’t having any of it and claim that if this ‘Obama deal’ becomes reality, jobs will be lost, wages will fall, environmental protections damaged, they are having none of it.
  68. 2017 Sunday: The North Korean news agency announces they scooped up an American citizen, Kim Sang-Duk, aka Tony Kim, as he sought to leave the country.  The bonehead was teaching classes at Pyongyang University and we guess the North Koreans decided they wanted him to continue teaching longer than the man planned.  Yikes.   
  69. 2018 Monday: In North Korea, a major mishap occurs as a bus carrying a group of visiting Chi-Com tourists plunges off a highway in North Hwanghae, killing at least 32 of the visiting guests and four North Koreans.  Several others are injured and trucked off to an infirmary for treatment.  What the hell are the Chi-Coms doing visiting North Korea when they could have gone to Tibet or Xinjiang Province where they could tour the Muslim concentration camps? 
  70. 2019 Tuesday: In Myanmar, at least 52 jade miners die in a mudslide.  Meanwhile, in Malawi, the World Health Organization begins inoculating young people with the world’s first malaria vaccine.  The vaccine provides only partial protection against the killer tropical disease but any protection is better than NO protection.  Elsewhere, ISIS figuratively thumps its chest and takes credit for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka this past weekend.  Time to irradiate these murderous thugs.  
  71. 2020 Thursday:  The COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ continues taking lives, destroying economies, and being an over all pain in the ass for the entire planet.  Total confirmed cases for the globe sit at 2,699,338, confirmed deaths at 188,437, but confirmed recoveries sit at 737,735.  In the United States, there are 886,529 confirmed cases what with 50,162 confirmed deaths but 81,792 confirmed recoveries.  China continues claiming the same numbers what with 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  What a bunch of lying scum.  After the United States, the next nation with the most cases is Spain, then Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Turkey, and then communist China.  Meanwhile, the worst news for the United States is that another 4.4 million Americans are unemployed bringing the total number of unemployed Americans to 26 million.  This shocking statistic shows that every single job gained since 2008 is NOW GONE.  Time to exact a heavy price from the PRC by returning to a Two-China Policy recognizing Taiwan- aka Free or Nationalist China- as an equal nation if not the rightful owner of the mainland. 
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Once again, archivists for UFO combined several shows together for an enticing offering for the fans: “Impact Live” (August 14, 2017).  Two of the shows come from the 1990s featuring a lineup of Phil Mogg (vocals), Michael Schenker (guitars), Pete Way (bass), Paul Raymond (keyboards/rhythm guitar), and Simon Wright (drums).  The other show comes from the 1970s and features Phil Mogg (vocals), Michael Schenker (guitars), Pete Way (bass), Paul Raymond (keyboards/rhythm guitar), and Andy Parker (drums).  While some may debate the energy showcased here, others are excited to have more access to more shows featuring one of the all-time great veteran bands coming to us from the late 1960s.  We believe there is NOTHING available today that can compare with this exciting band so why not check it out for yourselves and consider adding it to your collection- we think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of Roy Orbison and other old rockers sometime in the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further information.

[ii] 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.    The “Wings Over America” album appeared on Saturday, 07-January-2017.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] See previous.

[iv] At some point when we return to presenting the music of American bands, we will promote that of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as of Tom Petty himself.  We hope you will await word as to when we do.  We thank you.

[v] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of the Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard..  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[vii] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

[viii] 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.

[ix] Not sure when we will offer the music of Def Leppard but we hope to do it sometime within the next decade.  Please, keep posted for further information.

[x] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Boston but when we do, we will alert the readership.  Stay tuned for further developments.

[xi] We presented the music of the Flying Burrito Brothers beginning Sunday, 23-February-2014 and concluded our presentation on Thursday, 06-March-2014.

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DD. 1954 Saturday: The cost to keep the Huguettes supplied north of the main camp at Dien Bien Phu have become too costly to keep up night after night. Fighting the past couple of nights has lasted nearly to dawn, seen too many good men killed and wounded, and has damaged some of the light tanks remaining to the garrison. There are so many Viet Minh troops surrounding the base now that fighting to hold outlying ground or worse- recapture it- is too much for the remaining defenders. They will leave the outlying posts to their fates.

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107. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021:

DAY EIGHTY-EIGHT OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

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  1. 858 Wednesday: Benedict III ended his reign as the 104th Catholic Pope on this date.  He became pontiff on September 29, 855 and served until today.  His successor, the 105th Pope St. Nicholas I, would not assume his position until April 24, 858.  He would serve from then until November 13, 867 and would become known as St. Nicolas the Great.  
  2. 1492 Sunday: Today, Christopher Columbus and a representative of Spain’s King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella signed a contract, which gave Columbus a commission to seek a westward seaborne route to Asia, primarily India.
  3. 1521 Sunday: Martin Luther went before the Diet of Worms to face charges stemming from his religious writings; unfortunately for him, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V declared him an “outlaw” a short while later.
  4. 1524 Thursday: Explorer Giovanni Verrazano discovered New York Harbor on this date.
  5. 1629 Tuesday: The Massachusetts Bay Colony imported the first horses into North America on this date.
  6. 1704 Thursday: John Campbell published what would grow into the first successful newspaper in America on this date, the paper known as the Boston “News-Letter.”
  7. 1711 Friday: Charles VI of the family, Hapsburg, becomes the king of Austria.
  8. 1732 Thursday: Future 5th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice John Blair is born in Williamsburg, Virginia, British North America on this date.  President George Washington nominated him and he served from 02-02-1790 to 10-25-1795.  He was a Federalist and he resigned from office.
  9. 1810 Tuesday: Lewis M. Norton patented pineapple cheese on this date.
  10. 1824 Saturday: Russia abandons all North American claims south of 54 degrees 40′ N.
  11. 1849 Tuesday: In Ravenna, Ohio, future 59th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William R. Day is born.  A Republican, President Theodore Roosevelt would nominate Day to fill Associate Justice George Shiras’ seat.  He would serve from 12-23-1903 to 11-13-1922.  He also served the nation as its 36th U.S. Secretary of State doing so under President William McKinley.  In this role, he served from April 28, 1898 to September 16, 1898 and then went on to serve on federal courts and eventually on SCOTUS.
  12. 1859 Sunday: In Marion, Illinois, future 63rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Willis Van Devanter is born. President Theodore Roosevelt would nominate his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Edward White’s seat.  Van Devanter would serve from 12-16-1910 to 06-02-1937.
  13. 1860 Tuesday: New York City instituted a new law on this date that would require fire escapes for all tenement buildings.
  14. 1861 Wednesday: The state of Virginia becomes the eighth state to secede from the Union prior to the beginning of the American Civil War.
  15. 1864 Sunday: During the Civil War, bread riots break out in Savannah, Georgia.  Meanwhile, commander-in-chief of the Union armies, General Ulysses S. Grant, suspends POW exchanges between the Union and the Confederacy.
  16. 1875 Saturday: Sir Neville Chamberlain invented the game, “snooker,” on this date.
  17. 1907 Wednesday: The Ellis Island immigration center processed 11,747 people on today’s date, more immigrants today than on any other in the history of the immigrant-processing center.
  18. 1916 Monday: The French army begins launching counterattacks against German forces in and around Verdun, the great killing ground for both French and German troops.  The counterattacks fall atop German positions at Meuse and at Ft. Douamont.  Fighting is fierce and ongoing.   Elsewhere, heavy fighting between German colonial troops and their Askaris and a South African force erupts around the village of Kondona Irangi.  The Allies have had a hell of a time getting the Germans into a fixed fight and after the Kaiser’s troops inflict heavy losses on their opponents, they melt off into the terrain.
  19. 1917 Tuesday: A bill in Congress to establish Daylight Saving Time suffered a defeat; however, lawmakers managed to pass it a few months later.   Elsewhere, during World War I, British and Egyptian troops begin assaulting Ottoman Turk positions in and around Gaza.  The fight to liberate Palestine from the Turks is underway.
  20. 1920 Saturday: The American Professional Football Association, the forerunner of the NFL, forms.
  21. 1924 Thursday: Resulting from the merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures, and the Louis B. Mayer Co., the motion picture powerhouse studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer underwent founding on this date.
  22. 1937 Saturday: Directed by Tex Avery, the animated cartoon character Daffy Duck made his debut in the Warner Brothers cartoon, “Porky’s Duck Hunt.”
  23. 1939 Monday: Josef Stalin signs the anti-Nazi pact with Great Britain and France.  Meanwhile, future author for the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, B. H. “BC” Cznystekinki, is born in Laguna, California, on this date.
  24. 1941 Thursday: During World War II, Yugoslavia surrendered to Germany; however, the amount of time it took Germany to beat the Eastern European nation damaged their timetable in their invasion of the Soviet Union, thereby causing their defeat before the gates of Moscow later that December.
  25. 1943 Saturday: During World War II, Japan’s Admiral Yamamoto begins his final journey (unbeknownst to him) from the island of Truk to Rabaul in the Pacific Theater.  Elsewhere, future bassist/vocalist with the zany rock band, the Mothers of Invention[i] (1964-69 / 1975-76), Roy Estrada, was born in Santa Ana, California.  Estrada also played on the first two Little Feat albums.
  26. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues driving Axis troops out of the western Ukraine.  One offensive after another prevents the German, Hungarian, Rumanian, and other allied troops from being able to catch their breath and make a stand.  This is not good for the Axis but they will continue fighting until the bitter end.
  27. 1946 Wednesday: In the aftermath of World War II, Syria declares its independence from France.  Look at ‘em now!
  28. 1947 Thursday: Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers performed a bunt for his first major league hit on this date.
  29. 1948 Saturday: Future drummer with the rock band, Uriah Heep[ii] (1970)—Keith Baker—is born in the United Kingdom on this date.   In Prague, Czechoslovakia, future keyboard phenom Jan Hammer- who would lead the Jan Hammer Group[iii]– is born.
  30. 1954 Saturday: The cost to keep the Huguettes supplied north of the main camp at Dien Bien Phu have become too costly to keep up night after night.  Fighting the past couple of nights has lasted nearly to dawn, seen too many good men killed and wounded, and has damaged some of the light tanks remaining to the garrison.  There are so many Viet Minh troops surrounding the base now that fighting to hold outlying ground or worse- recapture it- is too much for the remaining defenders.  They will leave the outlying posts to their fates.[iv]
  31. 1960 Sunday: American Samoa sets up a constitutional government.
  32. 1961 Monday: Some 1,500 CIA-trained Cuban exiles launched the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba to topple Fidel Castro, whose forces crushed the incursion by the third day.
  33. 1964 Friday: The Ford Motor Company officially debuts its Mustang with a base price of $2,368.
  34. 1969 Thursday: A jury in Los Angeles, California, convicted Sirhan B. Sirhan of assassinating Senator Robert F. Kennedy; being still held in Federal custody to this day, Sirhan continues to proclaim his innocence.
  35. 1970 Friday: Apollo 13 astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise, and Jack Swigert splashed down in the Pacific Ocean; four days after a ruptured oxygen tank crippled their spacecraft while en route to the moon.  Meanwhile, former Beatle Paul McCartney[v] releases his first solo effort, “McCartney.”
  36. 1972 Monday: The Boston Marathon allowed women to compete for the first time; Nina Kuscsik was the first officially recognized women’s champion with a time of 3:10:26.
  37. 1975 Thursday: The communist Khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea National Day), which marks the end of the Cambodian Civil War.
  38. 1983 Sunday: India entered space age launching SLV-3 rocket.  Meanwhile, Mountain[vi] bassist and vocalist Felix Pappalardi dies following his wife, Gail Collins Pappalardi shooting him dead after catching him cheating with other women.  Felix died in Manhattan, N.Y., at the age of 43.
  39. 1984 Tuesday: Atlanta Braves pitcher Pascual Perez suspended due to cocaine usage.
  40. 1993 Saturday: LAPD police officers found guilty of violating Rodney King’s civil rights.
  41. 1997 Thursday: New Jersey Devil Martin Brodeur is second NHL goalie to score in a playoff game.
  42. 2003 Thursday: U.S. forces get lucky in Iraq as they scoop up one of deposed dictator Saddam Hussein’s half-brothers, Barzan Ibrahim Hassan al-Tikriti, the leader of Iraq’s intelligence-gathering agency, the Mukhabarat.  Off he goes to a black site. 
  43. 2004 Saturday: Once again, the Israelis get their man: Hamas leader and thug- Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi, the famed “Lion of Palestine” embarks on a journey to meet with Muhammad.  An Israeli missile strike blows the piece of desert scum to bits.  Congratulations, Israel.  Elsewhere, Spain swears in its new socialist leader, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, on this date. 
  44. 2005 Sunday: Indonesians across the country have been participating in anti-Israel and anti-American protests, mostly due to the U.S. invasion of Iraq and Israel, well, Muslim nations are always angry with Israel.  It is what it is.
  45. 2006 Monday: A Palestinian POS- a member of Islamic Jihad- killed 11 people and wounded loads of others when he detonated a bomb in the old bus station in Tel Aviv.  That’s the so-called ‘religion of peace’ for you.  A spokesperson for Hamas called it ‘an act of self-defense.’
  46. 2007 Tuesday: U.S. military deaths in Iraq have now surpassed 3,300 what with at least 58 being killed so far this month.  Not good.  Iraq says we killed three of their law enforcement officers today while civilians claim the U.S. fires on random families as they go about their daily lives.  We doubt this.
  47. 2008 Thursday: Chairman Lee Hung-Kee of the Samsung Group finds himself under indictment as on tax evasion and breach of trust.  Say it ain’t so.
  48. 2009 Friday: The Obama administration releases four memos from his predecessor President George W. Bush’s administration outlining torture of detained terrorist suspects.  President Obama promises no prosecutions for CIA agents which makes the leftists who voted for him thinking they were going to get some payback even more angry.   Meanwhile, a new study hits the news cycle claiming that the victims of most airstrikes in Iraq are ‘women and children.’  Somehow, we knew this would be the case…sounds like Hamas talking.
  49. 2010 Saturday: Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khomeini, calls for the expulsion of the United States from the international nuclear system because their religion prohibits the use of nuclear weapons and the Obama administration is saying hateful stuff about their intentions.
  50. 2011 Sunday: The Mid-April 2011 southern United States tornado outbreak results in over 30 deaths; North Carolina is the state worst affected.  Elsewhere, law enforcement authorities in Beijing go on a rampage, scooping up underground Protestant church members and whisking them off to holding pens.  So much for freedom of religion.  Oh, wait- the Chi-Coms don’t have ‘freedom of religion.’ 
  51. 2012 Tuesday: Senior members of the U.S. government admit that during the 6th Summit of the Americas that 11 U.S. Secret Service agents and possibly some military personnel were schlepping as many as 20 hos while in country in Colombia protecting President Barack Obama and other diplomats.
  52. 2013 Wednesday: In the U.S., a centerpiece proposal on background checks aimed at tightening gun control, fails in a Senate vote.  Elsewhere, in North Korea, border authorities are preventing South Koreans from supplying their fellow countrymen inside the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial zone.  The North Koreans want their apologies after yesterday’s burning of North Korea’s leaders in Seoul.
  53. 2014 Thursday: NASA’s Kepler space telescope confirms the discovery of the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star.  Elsewhere, following the ferry disaster off South Korea, Korean navy divers continue searching for 290 people who still are missing.  What a mess.  Meanwhile, the Ukrainian military is angry over the previous day’s events what with the loss of six armored personnel carriers to ‘pro-Russian mobs.’  The unit that lost its vehicles is disbanded and its members charged with crimes of aiding and abetting the Russians.
  54. 2015 Friday: Russian leader Vladimir Putin accuses the Obama regime of ‘destabilizing the Ukraine’ by sending U.S. paratroopers to train Ukraine’s reserve military forces.  Sadly, even with a ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and ‘separatist rebels’ (who are really Russian and Chechen special forces), fighting continues unabated.  Elsewhere, as fighting continues in Iraq’s Anbar Province as ISIS continues drawing closer to Ramadi, civilians begin fleeing the city. 
  55. 2016 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues around the Afghan city of Kunduz.  The Taliban are trying to encircle the city so they can cut it off from the outside but Afghan government forces are having none of it.  They are giving as good as they get.  Taliban infiltrators are trying to penetrate government lines so as to set off attacks from within the city itself.
  56. 2017 Monday: The Chi-Coms continue infringing upon the borders of India by holding first-ever military drills with Nepal.  The Chi-Coms are like syphilis, they continue to spread and the only thing that can stop them is cutting them off the world body.  Meanwhile, Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli holding pens are on a hunger strike, protesting their food rations and quality.  Stop causing trouble and you can return home.
  57. 2018 Tuesday: Disgraced former FBI Director James Comey, detested by both Democrats and Republicans, publishes his (comic) book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.”  Big whoop.  It sinks almost as soon as it hits the book stores.   Elsewhere, the United States government releases the names of Japanese military and medical personnel who took part in the infamous activities of Unit 731.  This unit conducted medical experiments that rivaled the cruelty of ones conducted by their Nazi allies during World War II.  When the war ended, the U.S. scooped up 3,607 of the unit’s members and in exchange for not prosecuting them for war crimes also scooped up all their scientific information (as most likely did the Soviets).  It was horrible times back then.
  58. 2019 Wednesday: After an 18-year-old female obsessed with the Columbine massacre begins making threats, schools in Denver, Colorado, undergo closure until police locate her dead body.  Elsewhere, Ukrainian security agents apprehend a Russian hit squad responsible for slaying a Ukrainian politician and were planning additional attacks in their country at the behest of Vladimir Putin.
  59. 2020 Friday: Although there is positivity as to how the United States is contending with the Chinese lab-engineered COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, it is still taking its toll.  At the time of this posting, the United States acknowledges 661,712 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu what with 33,049 confirmed deaths but 58,360 confirmed recoveries which is amazing.  Around the globe, there are 2,224,426 confirmed cases of this suspect disease, 153,177 confirmed deaths but 565,957 confirmed recoveries which is truly grand.   China- get this- is beginning to tell the truth but is still lying as far as many of us believe. They have updated their total confirmed case number to 88,273 what with 4,632 confirmed deaths and 82,487 confirmed recoveries.  However, everyone understands that communist nations always LIE, that they do everything possible to cover up disasters, which is precisely what the People’s Republic of China is doing.  As for the Stock Market, the DOW Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,242.49, UP 704.81 (2.99%); the NASDAQ closed at 8,650.14, UP 117.78 (1.38%); and the S & P closed at 2,874.56, UP 75.01 (2.68%).   Some states around the country are beginning to undergo reopening procedures but hardcore Democrat-controlled states continue extending their mitigation efforts in the hopes of tanking the economy if they can.  We believe, however, that these Democrat leaders are going to pay a horrendous price in the next 2-3 election cycles.  Keep it up!
  60. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 140,379,953 confirmed cases, +1,105,338, 3,007,708  confirmed deaths, +18,118, and 79,972,688 confirmed recoveries, +613,470.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,824,596 confirmed cases, UP 142,550 from yesterday’s reporting, 572,155 confirmed deaths, UP 1,624, and 119,025,387 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[vii]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  61. 2021 Saturday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 246,196 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  62. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,714,406 confirmed cases, 60,883 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,162,067 confirmed cases, 34,404 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,510 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 385,695 confirmed cases, 5,427 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Connecticut, the home of two of the absolute worst senators in U.S. history- lying Dick Blumenthal and dimwit Chris Murphy: they have 329,062 confirmed cases, 5,365 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[viii] 
  63. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,936 confirmed cases, 6,331 confirmed deaths, and 828,235 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Tunisia, the original flashpoint for the Arab Spring: 281,777 cases of the virus, 9,639 confirmed deaths and 232,643 confirmed recoveries.[ix]  
  64. 2021 Saturday D: U.S. DOLLAR CONVERSIONS- Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Guinean Franc, one greenback equals 9,947.00 and in Guyana Dollar, a buck equals 207.98.[x]
  65. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE FOUR STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.963 per gallon, $2.829 in Florida, $3.755 in Hawaii, and $3.365 in Washington state.[xi]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $2.847.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,182,529,180,837 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xii]
  66. 2021 Saturday F: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND I- Esteemed legal scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz blasted Democrats by saying ‘it would be a disaster to add additional justices to the U.S. Supreme Court’ which Democrats now want to do.  They claim that President Donald J. Trump and then-Senate Majority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell ‘got away with stealing two Supreme Court seats, the one Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch now holds as well as the one Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett now holds.’  According to Congressman Jerrold “Dough Boy” Nadler, DS-NY 10th congressional district, and Senator Ed Markey, DS-MA, both far-left losers claim both those seats belong to the Democrats so they believe the only thing to do is to expand the number of justices on the court.  Wow.   Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis, R-NY 11th congressional district, slams the Democrats over their court-packing scheme, saying it’s the worst thing she has seen since coming to Congress.
  67. 2021 Saturday G: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND II- Corey Lewandowski told Newsmax TV that the Chi-Coms pose a greater danger to the United States than do the Russians.  We concur.  Congressman Dan Bishop, R-NC 9th congressional district, told Newsmax TV that the ‘Russian bounty story,’ the one the Fake News media and liberal Democrats hammered President Donald J. Trump with for about half a year last year, a story we now know to be bogus,[xiii] demonstrates the hypocrisy of both the liberal media and of Joe Biden.  They lie through their teeth and then sweep it under the rug. 
  68. 2021 Saturday H: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND III- Federal officials reverse the fetal tissue research ban so scientists can once again use the remains of the aborted in their medical studies.  How nice.  Meanwhile, Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland erased Trump-era limits on consent decrees on the nation’s police agencies.  Once again, the left wants to politicize every police department as they are attempting to do with every other branch of the federal government.   Elsewhere, former House speaker and BIG LOSER John Boehner stands to rake in $20 million with his pro-pot and anti-GOP endeavors.  What a POS.  Next, Roger Stone is being sued for back taxes.  Finally, for some inexplicable reasons, following GOP leadership pushing back against the formation of an America First Caucus in the House, it seemingly now is not going to happen.  That sucks.  Who did it?  Kevin McCarthy?  Steve Scalise?  That skank, Liz Cheney?  They all need to go.  
  69. 2021 Saturday I: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND IV- Gary Gensler took the oath of office today to become the next head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.   Moving on, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Debra Haaland, the first Norwegian-Native American to hold the position has erased 12 President Donald J. Trump climate policies.  Bet you feel good, Madam Secretary.
  70. 2021 Saturday J: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS- The Iranians say they know who messed up their Natanz nuclear facility but the dirty dog somehow evaded their dragnet and escaped the country.  Hmmm.  They named this person as 43-year-old Reza Karimi, a person whom they claim somehow committed a dastardly act of sabotage and then skipped the country hours before the computers were trashed.  They have gone to Interpol seeking his immediate arrest and extradition back to the glorious Islamic Republic of Iran.  We hope he stays safe.  Elsewhere, incredibly stupid Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin’s Number One Critic, a person poisoned by Putin’s thugs, who then found a way to get to Germany for treatment, and then returned to the Motherland.  Once there, he was tried and sent to prison for bogus crimes and is now being tortured and force-fed since he is on a hunger protest.  Why did you return to Russia?   Finally, Prince Philip underwent burial today.  The Royal Family was there and Meghan Markle sent a wreath and a hand-written card.  Awesome.
  71. 2021 Saturday K: SUPER LOTTO AND POWERBALL DRAWINGS- first, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3552 with a $38 million on the line: 02, 07, 12, 29, 44, and Mega 03.  Out of 122,366 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $10,574 apiece.  Here are the four winners: (1) Chevron, Folsom, CA 95630 (2) Chevron, Corona, CA 92879 (3) 7-11, San Diego, CA 92128 and (4) Ralphs, San Diego, CA 92127.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #838 with a prize of $79 million on the line: 10, 21, 26, 41, 49, and Powerball 25. Out of 47,609 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $13,607 apiece.

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[i] We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013.  Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band.

[ii] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[iii] Not sure when we will offer the music of the Jan Hammer Group but you can bet we will one day to be sure.

[iv] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[v] 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.

[vi] We began promoting the music of Mountain beginning on Friday, 14-December-2012 through Sunday, 20-January-2013.  This also included West, Bruce & Laing but sadly, we overlooked Leslie West’s solo career so please stay tuned for his discography sometime in the next 8-12 years.

[vii] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[viii] See previous.

[ix] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[x] (1) Currency Converter – Bing See this site for currency conversions.

[xi] AAA Gas Prices– See this site for nationwide daily gasoline averages.

[xii] U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time (usdebtclock.org) See this site for the U.S. National Debt Clock.

[xiii] We knew it was bogus back then and mentioned it in numerous posts.  First, why would the Russians do something such as this when if they had said the Iranians did it, it would have been much more believable.  We would not have issues with the Russians today if the Democrats did not use them for their punching bag.  Russia did this, Russia did that, wah, wah, wah.  We don’t believe our two countries should be at odds with one another because all it’s doing is to push the Russians deeper into the Chi-Com camp.  No, we should try to have a friendly relationship with Moscow.  How about it, Joe?

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32. 1954 Saturday: Incredibly, the fight to control the Elianes around Dien Bien Phu continue. General Giap of the People’s Army continues sending in wave after wave of attackers beginning late in the evening. Artillery shells fall upon the French defenders, the attackers force their way through rolls of concertina barbed wire and hand-to-hand fighting goes on to near dawn. Still, reinforcements scraped up from other parts of French Indochina are able to parachute into the encircled base tonight and tomorrow night.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch; U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr.; Vladimir Lenin; the Beatles featuring Paul McCartney and Stuart Sutcliffe, the Michael Schenker Band featuring Edward “Ted” McKenna, the Stray Cats featuring Brian Setzer, and U 2:

  1. 847 Wednesday: St. Leo IV begins his reign as the 103rd Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pope from today until July 17, 855.
  2. 1516 Monday: Venice creates the first European Jewish ghetto, a place where the Jews must live.
  3. 1656 Monday: A Dutch fleet conquers the port of Colombo, Ceylon.
  4. 1790 Saturday: President George Washington signed into law the first United States Patent Act.
  5. 1814 Sunday: At the Battle of Toulouse, British and Spanish forces defeated the vaunted Napoleon Bonaparte and his army.  This defeat led to the abdication and banishment of the defeated French monarch to the Isle of Elba.
  6. 1815 Monday: Mt. Tambura in the Dutch East Indies chooses to blow its top on this date, killing at least 71,000 in its vicinity and throwing the world into a globalized volcanic winter.
  7. 1825 Sunday: The first hotel in Hawaii opens on this date.
  8. 1841 Saturday: The New York Tribune begins publishing under the control of Editor Horace Greeley.  
  9. 1849 Tuesday: In New York City, Walter Hunt patents the safety pin; he then sold rights for $100.
  10. 1865 Monday: Having surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia at the Appomattox Court House the day before, General Robert E. Lee said farewell to his men, praising them for their “unsurpassed courage and fortitude,” bringing one of the final chapters of the American Civil War to an end.
  11. 1866 Tuesday: The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals undergoes incorporation on this date.
  12. 1869 Saturday: The U.S. Congress increases number of Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9.
  13. 1870 Sunday: In Russia, future communist revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin, is born.  If only his mother had put his head underwater when he was a baby and left him for the catfish.
  14. 1877 Tuesday: The first national black convention meets in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  15. 1882 Monday: The Matson Shipping Line between California and Hawaii opens its doors.
  16. 1887 Sunday: President Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary, undergo reinternment in their native Springfield, Illinois.
  17. 1906 Tuesday: In Germantown, Pennsylvania, future 7th U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr. is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from December 02,1959 to January 20,1961.
  18. 1912 Wednesday: The RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage.
  19. 1916 Monday: The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) stage the first professional golf tournament on this date.
  20. 1919 Thursday: In messed-up Mexico, government troops kill the revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata.
  21. 1925 Friday: “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, undergoes first publication on this date.
  22. 1930 Thursday: On this date, manufacturers begin producing synthetic rubber.
  23. 1932 Sunday: German President Paul von Hindenburg wins reelection in a runoff, with Adolf Hitler coming in second.
  24. 1938 Sunday: Austria becomes an official state of Germany.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: Vidkun Quisling forms the Norwegian ‘national government’ after the Nazis overrun his country. 
  26. 1941 Thursday: The Afrika Korps overruns Allied forces in Cyrenaica.  Elsewhere on the Balkan Front, as Axis forces bulldoze through Yugoslavia, a new member of the Axis joins the coalition: Croatia led by pro-Nazi Ante Pavelić.  Croatia would supply troops for Operation Barbarossa.  Meanwhile, in the United States, the Ford Motor Co. became the last major automaker to recognize the United Auto Workers as the representative of its workers.
  27. 1944 Monday: During World War II, the Red Army liberates the city of Odessa from Axis troops.  Fighting is fierce but the Soviets are unstoppable.
  28. 1945 Tuesday: Over the skies of Berlin, German Me 262 jet fighters shot down 10 U.S. bombers.  Elsewhere, Allied troops liberate the Nazi concentration camp of Buchenwald.  Meanwhile, in Holland, German General Johannes Blaskowitz becomes the commander of “Fortress Holland.”  Sadly, the Dutch would have to wait for the German surrender before being liberated as their neck of the woods, so to speak, was not an important part of the battlefield.   Finally, in the U.S. in the National Football League, the Boston Yankees, and the Brooklyn Tigers merge.
  29. 1947 Thursday: Brooklyn Dodgers President, Branch Rickey purchased the contract of Jackie Robinson from the Montreal Royals.
  30. 1950 Monday: In Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire, Scotland, future drummer/percussionist with the Michael Schenker Band- Edward “Ted” McKenna is born. 
  31. 1952 Thursday: The Minneapolis Lakers beat the New York Knicks, four games to one, to win the fourth NBA Finals and their third crown in four years.  The score for Game 5 was the Lakers 91-to-84 for the Knickerbockers. 
  32. 1954 Saturday: Incredibly, the fight to control the Elianes around Dien Bien Phu continue.  General Giap of the People’s Army continues sending in wave after wave of attackers beginning late in the evening.  Artillery shells fall upon the French defenders, the attackers force their way through rolls of concertina barbed wire and hand-to-hand fighting goes on to near dawn.  Still, reinforcements scraped up from other parts of French Indochina are able to parachute into the encircled base tonight and tomorrow night.[i]
  33. 1955 Sunday: The Syracuse Nationals won Game 7 of the NBA Finals by a score of 92-91 to beat the Fort Wayne Pistons.  Over the course of the first five NBA Finals matchups, the Nationals lost twice to the Minneapolis Lakers, so this was their first Finals victory.
  34. 1957 Wednesday: Due to wreckage resulting from the Suez Crisis, which had closed the waterway, Egypt reopened the Suez Canal to all shipping traffic. 
  35. 1959 Friday: In Massapequa, New York, future rock-and-roll guitarist/vocalist Brian Setzer, who would play with the Stray Cats[ii] as well as run his own band, is born.
  36. 1961 Monday: Gary Player of South Africa became the first foreign golfer to win the Master’s Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.  Elsewhere, the trial of Adolf Eichmann gets underway in Jerusalem.
  37. 1962 Tuesday: Stuart Sutcliffe, the original bassist of the Beatles[iii], died in Hamburg, West Germany, at age 21.  
  38. 1963 Wednesday: The fast-attack nuclear submarine USS Thresher (SSN-593) sank during deep-diving tests east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in a disaster that claimed 129 lives.
  39. 1968 Wednesday: The U.S. performs a nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site.  Meanwhile, following the debacle of the failed Tet Offensive, President Lyndon Baines Johnson recalls General William C. Westmoreland from Vietnam and replaces him with General Creighton Abrams.  Elsewhere, “In the Heat of the Night” won best picture of 1967 at the 40th Academy Awards; one of its stars- Rod Steiger- won best actor.
  40. 1970 Friday: Paul McCartney makes it official: the Beatles are over, kaput, no mas, pau hana, done.[iv]
  41. 1971 Saturday: The American table tennis team arrived in China.  The team was the first group of Americans officially allowed into the communist nation since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949.  The team had received the surprise invitation while in Japan for the 31st World Table Tennis Championship.
  42. 1972 Monday: The U.S., the USSR, and 70 other nations ban biological weapons.
  43. 1981 Friday: Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands was declared the winner of a by-election to the British Parliament.
  44. 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate condemns the CIA’s mining of Nicaraguan harbors.  Meanwhile, the Challenger shuttle snags the damaged Solar Max satellite.
  45. 1989 Monday: H. J. Heinz, Van Camp Seafood & Bumble Bee Seafood say they will not buy tuna caught in nets that also trap dolphins.
  46. 1991 Wednesday: A rare tropical storm develops in the Southern Hemisphere near Angola; it is the first documented by satellites above the Earth.
  47. 1998 Friday: The Northern Ireland peace talks concluded as negotiators reached a landmark settlement to end 30 years of bitter rivalries and bloody attacks. 
  48. 2003 Thursday: As Iraq continues to collapse, U.S. Special Forces and Kurdish troops enter the strategic city of Kirkuk and meet minimal resistance.  However, the U.S. must agree with the Turks that Kurds cannot be allowed to hold the city seeing as how it’s close to their country and Turks and Kurds hate one another.
  49. 2004 Saturday: According to Al-Jazeera, on the anniversary of the toppling of Iraqi thug dictator Saddam Hussein, heavy fighting rages across the entirety of Iraq with the exception of Kurdish areas.  There, they celebrate the fall of the murderous POS with parties, dancing, festivities, and in one place melt an ice carving of the hated dictator.
  50. 2005 Sunday: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao floats an idea to India, suggesting that the two rivals put past tensions between the two countries behind them and work at pooling resources and talent to become leading IT developers and manufacturers.  Doing so would signify the coming of the Asian Century.  No word from New Delhi.
  51. 2006 Monday: Illegal aliens across the United States take to the streets protesting a new bill, H.R. 4437 which would transform all illegal aliens in the country into felons.  Question: if hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens can pour out of the shadows and roam the streets, why are Border Patrol officers out there scooping them up, putting them in cages, and then deporting them back to whence the f**k they came?  This is what nations that love themselves do.  DO IT NOW.
  52. 2007 Tuesday: The U.S. government authorizes nearly $60 million for the Palestinian Authority.  How about this: how about NOT giving them the money?  They use it to commit terrorist attacks on Israel, not for the betterment of their people.  Elsewhere, all hell is breaking out in Baghdad.  The U.S. and Iraqi forces are fighting terrorists and scumbags and are planning to construct a wall around the Sunni neighborhoods in the capital city seeing as how much of the terrorism is coming from the Shia majority.
  53. 2008 Thursday: In Kandahar, Afghanistan, a NATO convoy patrolling the area encounters suicide bombers driving a truck.  The resulting explosion kills at least 8 civilians on the road.
  54. 2009 Friday: Today is a bad day for tornadoes in the Deep South: at least 27 roar through several states claiming the lives of several people and leaving trails of devastation.  Global Warming?  Sure.  Definitely.  Good to get ahead of the leftists.
  55. 2010 Saturday: Bronislaw Komorowski becomes acting president of Poland after a plane carrying top Polish officials and President Lech Kaczynski crashes, leaving no survivors.  The aircraft crashed near Smolensk, Russia, and many people believe because he was an ardent critic of Russia that Putin may have had something to do with it.  Elsewhere, for the first time in 10 years, the Shroud of Turin goes on display.
  56. 2011 Sunday: Following a show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the band U 2’s[v] tour, 360 degrees, becomes the highest grossing music tour of all time.  Elsewhere, the People’s Republic of China reports its first trade deficit in six years blaming the rising costs of commodities.
  57. 2012 Tuesday: The American company Apple, Inc. announces it is worth over $600 billion dollars, making the technology company the largest in the world by market capitalization.  Meanwhile, in the GOP presidential primary race, Senator Rick Santorum suspends his candidacy on this date which leaves Gov. Mitt Romney the overwhelming favorite to win the nomination to contest Barack Hussein Obama for the White House.
  58. 2013 Wednesday: The United States, Jordan, and Canada boycott a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly organized by former Serbian foreign minister, Vuk Jeremic.  Meanwhile, tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to rise as South Korea and the United States raise threat levels and the People’s Republic of China and North Korea clamp down on border crossings.  This is back when the PRC was sort of working with regional countries and the U.S. to contend with North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.
  59. 2014 Thursday: The head of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk, announces that his company will begin selling its luxury electric cars in China later this month.  Meanwhile, around Aleppo, Syria, home of ISIS, 88 people die and scores of others are injured when the Syrian air force drops a series of barrel bombs on the city.  This of course drives liberals loony tunes as they think the use of barrel bombs is somehow a horrible thing.  Look, killing people is a horrible thing, what difference does it make if barrel bombs do the killing or President Barack Hussein Obama indiscriminately drones people all over the world sans any type of trial?
  60. 2015 Friday: As ISIS continues spreading terror throughout the Middle East, jihadists in Baghdad carry out a suicide bombing killing several people and wounding loads of others.  It appears that President Barack Obama has no ideas as how to combat this evil scourge of jihad evil.  We say, “Neutron bomb.  Painless.  Simple.  Quick.  Cheap.”
  61. 2016 Sunday: Three bigwigs of the pro-Democracy movement in Hong Kong- Agnes Chow, Nathan Law, and Joseph Wong form a new political movement to fight for the freedom of their fellow Hong Kongese from communist China.  Meanwhile, as the international committee led by U.S. Secretary of State John F. (Flipping) Kerry tries to coerce Iran into making the ‘deal only if they agree to discuss their missile programs,’ Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says ‘any discussion of his nation’s missile systems will NOT happen.’
  62. 2017 Monday: The 113th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, nominated by President Donald J. Trump, takes his place on the court on this date.  The swearing in ceremony took place at the White House.  Associate Justice would take the place of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia who died last year.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms detain a political activist from Taiwan, Lee Ming-che, claiming he endangered Chi-Com national security along with his wife.  
  63. 2018 Tuesday: So-called “Boy Wonder,” Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, begins testifying before the U.S. Congress regarding data harvesting, lack of privacy for the social media giant’s users, and misuse of said data.   Elsewhere, the Israeli government announces the findings of its investigation into the death of a jihadist on the other side of the Gaza border fence.  A sniper put the thug down- someone identified as a Hamas terrorist- with one shot which is ruled a ‘clean kill.’  However, the soldiers who filmed the incident and then celebrated it are told not to behave like that.
  64. 2019 Wednesday: On this date, one of the most amazing photos to come out of the Event Horizon Telescope depicts a BLACK HOLE in 2017 in galaxy M87, approximately 6.5 billion times the mass of Earth and about 55 million light years distant.  Absolutely amazing!  Elsewhere, anyone on Medicare in the United States has had salespeople calling them up, telling them they are ‘eligible for back braces for their pain.’  All one must do is to give their information to these scoundrels.  Well, the federal government charges 24 scumbags for Medicare fraud, not a good thing, because these people were pushing back braces to many who did not need them and billing the feds for $1.2 billion for not only the back braces but other durable equipment medical devices.
  65. 2020 Friday: China’s grand gift to the rest of the world, the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis continues claiming lives and ruining economies.  Currently, we have 1,699,632 confirmed cases of this hellacious disease what with 102,734 confirmed deaths and 376,330 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 502,876 confirmed cases what with 18,747 confirmed deaths and another 27,314 confirmed recoveries.   Around the world, pain, suffering, and death continue and it’s all because of two guilty culprits: communist China and the World Health Organization that continues to carry water for the communist nation.  President Trump informed the world today that the United States puts $500 million into the coffers of the corrupt organization every year while the People’s Republic of China puts in a measly $40-50 million per year yet the W.H.O. continues doing Beijing’s bidding.  This will have to change and the only way it will is when the United States returns to the Two-China Policy and recognizes Taiwan as a full member state of the U.N. and gives them back their seat on the Security Council.
  66. 2021 Saturday: Even though it’s the weekend, we know that communists and their flunkies in Washington, D.C. NEVER sleep.  Stick around to discover the truth with us.  Also, stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings…

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[i] The major source for the Battle of Dien Bien Phu (besides Time-Life Books) is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[ii] 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.

[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.    Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iv] 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.

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of U2 when we promote the music of Thin Lizzy, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Stephen Johnson Field, James F. Byrnes, and Sherman Minton; U.S. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes; U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde Smith; the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.; Fleetwood Mac featuring Neil Finn and Mike Campbell, and “It Don’t Come Easy” by Ringo Starr:

  1. 715 Friday: Constantine ends his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1413 Friday: The coronation of England’s King Henry V took place in Westminster Abbey.
  3. 1609 Thursday: The Eighty Years War ends as Dutch Republic and Spain sign the Treaty of Antwerp initiating a dozen years of peace.
  4. 1667 Saturday: In Paris, the Palais-Royale held the first public art exhibition.
  5. 1682 Thursday: Robert La Salle claims lower Mississippi (Louisiana) for France.
  6. 1770 Monday: Captain James Cook discovers Botany Bay (Australia).
  7. 1831 Saturday: Robert Jenkins loses an ear, starts war between Britain and Spain.
  8. 1833 Tuesday: The United States’ first tax-supported public library opens for business in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
  9. 1865 Sunday: Although there were still Confederate armies in the field, the Civil War officially ended as Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia.  The event took place in the parlor of the home of Wilmer McClean.
  10. 1866 Monday: Congress passes the Civil Rights Bill of 1866 over the veto of President Andrew Johnson.
  11. 1867 Tuesday: The United States Senate ratified the treaty with Russia that purchased the territory of Alaska by ONE vote.
  12. 1872 Tuesday: S.R. Percy received a patent for dried milk.
  13. 1899 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., the 38th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Johnson Field, Democrat, died.  President Abraham Lincoln nominated Field to fill a NEW seat.  He served from 05-20-1863 to 12-01-1897.
  14. 1905 Sunday: The first aerial ferry bridge went into operation in Duluth, Minnesota.
  15. 1912 Tuesday: The first exhibition baseball game took place at Fenway Park in Boston.  The game was between the Red Sox and Harvard University’s baseball team.
  16. 1913 Wednesday: The first game was played at Ebbets’ Field, the newly built home of the Brooklyn Dodgers, who lost to the Philadelphia Phillies.
  17. 1914 Thursday: In London, the first full-color film, “The World, the Flesh, & the Devil” appeared.
  18. 1916 Sunday: During World War I, during the Battle of Verdun, the Germans launch a third major offensive to seize the French forts and to inflict a mortal wound on France.
  19. 1918 Tuesday: Due to the collapse of Russia, the Baltic state of Latvia declared its independence.
  20. 1928 Monday: Mae West made her debut on Broadway in the production of “Diamond Lil.”
  21. 1939 Sunday: Singer Marian Anderson performed a concert at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., after the Daughters of the American Revolution denied her the use of Constitution Hall.
  22. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, Nazi Germany invades Norway and Denmark; the latter sues for peace almost immediately.  Germans overrun the Danes rather quickly and reach Copenhagen in less than a day.  As for Norway, landings commence but the Norwegians are now aware that they are in danger and are beginning to put up a fight.  Any British efforts to stop the invasion are facing increased air assaults from Luftwaffe land-based forces.
  23. 1941 Wednesday: The Balkan campaign continues to accelerate as the Yugoslavs cannot stop the Blitzkrieg coming their way nor can the Greeks.  However, Axis forces will end up wasting six weeks that could have been spent better by invading the Soviet Union in May 1941 rather than towards the end of June 1941.  This would prove to be the undoing of Operation Barbarossa.
  24. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, American and Philippine defenders on Bataan capitulated to Japanese forces; the infamous Bataan Death March followed the surrender in which the POWS were marched to prisoner of war camps miles away.  As they made the trek, they were denied food, water, medical aid, and other humanitarian treatment and anyone unable to continue the march and who fell by the side of the path was used for bayonet practice if the Japanese troops were bored or shot in the head if they were determined to march the 12,000 survivors to the infamous POW camps.  In the Crimea, Soviets are trying to push the Axis troops back but are not yet powerful enough to do it yet.
  25. 1943 Friday: Japanese air assets begin attacking U.S. and Australian shipping near the Solomon Islands’ hotbed of Guadalcanal where a fight to the death had occurred in 1942.  Having lost the battle for Guadalcanal earlier they are still contesting the region.  Their offensive power would begin to ebb as the Allies would begin building up the necessary power to take the fight to the Japanese home islands.
  26. 1944 Sunday: In the Crimea on the Eastern Front, German and Rumanian forces are falling back to the Sebastopol line.  German transport ships are trying to resupply the Axis forces holding the area but the Soviet Black Sea Fleet is now beginning to contest the waters between Bulgaria and Rumania and the Crimea.  Hitler is determined his troops will not abandon the massive fortress port city.  After all, the Red Army clung to it for more than a year as Operation Barbarossa rolled by them heading east.   
  27. 1945 Monday: The NFL requires its players to wear long stockings.  Elsewhere, the Battle for Okinawa continues as U.S. forces assault the infamous Shuri Line, heavily defended by interlocking Imperial Japanese forces.  The Japanese fortified portions of the island so as to draw in U.S. forces and then bleed them dry.  This fight would continue for several weeks.
  28. 1947 Wednesday: A series of tornadoes in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas claimed 169 dead and 1,300 injured.
  29. 1949 Saturday: The UN International Court of Justice held Albania responsible for the Corfu Channel Incident in which, several British ships suffered damage from naval mines lurking in the water, which lead to numerous deaths among the sailors, some never found.
  30. 1950 Sunday: Bob Hope made his first television appearance on “Star-Spangled Review” on NBC-TV.
  31. 1954 Friday: French troops begin assaulting Eliane 1 as their headquarters receives word that additional reinforcements are delayed in reaching French Indochina.  They may have to fight another two weeks with what they have.  Still, morale is better since they are taking the fight to the communists as much as they possibly can.
  32. 1957 Tuesday: The Suez Canal in Egypt undergoes final clearing, which opens the waters to international shipping.
  33. 1959 Thursday: NASA presented its first seven astronauts: Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard, and Donald Slayton.  Elsewhere, architect Frank Lloyd Wright, 91, died in Phoenix, Arizona.
  34. 1963 Tuesday: President John F. Kennedy proclaimed British political leader Winston Churchill.  Churchill, however, was unable to attend but watched the proceedings live on television in his London home.
  35. 1965 Friday: In New Albany, Indiana, the 87th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sherman Minton, Democrat, died.  President Harry S. Truman nominated Minton to fill Wiley Blount Rutledge’s seat.   Minton served from 10-05-1949 to 10-15-1956.  Meanwhile, the Houston Astrodome held its first baseball game.  Meanwhile, TIME magazine featured a cover with the entire “Peanuts” comic strip characters.
  36. 1967 Sunday: The first Boeing 737 airliner rolled out for use.
  37. 1968 Tuesday: Mournful family members, friends, and the public attend the burial of slain Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Atlanta.
  38. 1971 Friday: Ringo Starr[i] releases one of his all-time best-selling singles ever in the United Kingdom on this date, “It Don’t Come Easy.”
  39. 1972 Sunday: In Columbia, South Carolina, the 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes died.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of another Democrat, Associate Justice James McReynolds. Byrnes served from 06-25-1941 to 10-03-1942 before serving in other governmental capacities such as the 49th U.S. secretary of state.  In this role, he served under President Harry S. Truman from 07-03-1945 to 01-21-1947. Meanwhile, the USSR and Iraq sign a treaty of peace and friendship.
  40. 1976 Friday: The United States and Russia agreed on the size of nuclear tests for peaceful use.
  41. 1981 Thursday: The U.S. submarine George Washington rams the Japanese freighter Nisso Maru.
  42. 1983 Saturday: The space shuttle Challenger ended its first mission with a safe landing at Edwards Air Force Base in eastern Kern County. 
  43. 1984 Monday: Nicaragua asked the World Court to declare U.S. support for guerilla raids illegal.
  44. 1985 Tuesday: Japanese Premier Nakasone urged Japanese people to buy foreign products.
  45. 1987 Thursday: Dick Baggett became the first person to undergo corrective surgery for Parkinson’s disease.
  46. 1989 Sunday: The New York Yankees’ Ricky Henderson steals his 800th base in a 4-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians.  Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of abortion supporters marched in front of the White House demanding the protection of the despicable act.
  47. 1991 Tuesday: The parliament of the nation of Georgia votes to secede from the imploding Soviet Union.
  48. 1992 Thursday: A U.S.  Federal court finds Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty of drug crimes.
  49. 2003 Wednesday: The city of Baghdad falls to U.S. forces; Iraqis turn on symbols of their former leader, Saddam Hussein, pulling down a grand statue of him and tearing it to pieces.
  50. 2004 Friday: Four employees of the Halliburton subsidiary KBR died in an attack on a fuel truck convoy near Baghdad.
  51. 2009 Thursday: After NOT being seen since August 2008, North Korea’s Great Leader Kim Jong Un makes a public appearance.  He is after all, running for another term as leader of his nation.  We bet he will get 99.999-percent and the fraction that don’t vote for him will be sent to the gulags with three generations of their families.   
  52. 2010 Friday: Rescuers search for over 200 people believed buried in their homes by a landslide in Murro do Bumba near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Meanwhile, ISIS is excited in that they are claiming credit for a recent triple bombing in Baghdad that blew up 40 poor souls and damaged some nearby embassies.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace’ strikes again- Islam.  
  53. 2011 Saturday: In the Republic of Djibouti, located in the Horn of Africa, President Ismael Omar Guelleh wins re-election with 79% of the vote.  Elsewhere, the Palestinians are causing trouble as they fire a barrage of at least 100-120 rockets into southern Israel, injuring several people.  The Iron Dome knocks quite a few of them down and the Israeli air force begins conducting retaliatory airstrikes on Palestinian positions.  Light ‘em up, boys, light those scumbags up.  The Palestinians report at least 12 civilians- mostly young and innocent (yeah, right)- are killed in the airstrikes.
  54. 2012 Monday: Facebook purchases Instagram, a photo sharing application, for $1 billion.  Elsewhere, the North Koreans are preparing for another missile launch which the world’s spy satellites claim might be a new intercontinental missile with which to threaten the entire world but especially the Obama administration.  Meanwhile, the Arab Spring continues as Turkey gets angry that the Syrians are firing cross-border barrages into refugee camps on the Turkish side.
  55. 2013 Tuesday: The North Korean government advises its people to leave South Korea soon, anticipating a possible conflict.  Meanwhile, Japan installs Patriot missiles in central Tokyo and Okinawa Island and sent two warships to patrol the Sea of Japan.  Elsewhere, troubles continue in the South Sudan as gunmen attack some U.N. peacekeepers- “blue helmets”- killing at least 12 of them and wounding numerous others.
  56. 2014 Wednesday:  The University of Connecticut achieves a second championship as the women’s basketball team takes home the NCAA championship title after a 79-58 victory over Notre Dame; the men’s basketball team won the NCAA title this season.  Elsewhere, a MASS STABBING incident occurs at Murrysville’s Franklin Regional High School in Pennsylvania.  A POS stabs 20 people before being disarmed and taken into custody.  Where are all the bleats demanding background checks for knives and fewer knives on the streets of America?   
  57. 2015 Thursday: The Federal Aviation Administration exempts Amazon.com from commercial drone flight prohibitions, which allows it to flight test delivery drones.  However, due to the amount of time it took to approve them, their drone fleet grew older and they had to reapply for a new exemption.  Meanwhile, as ISIS continues spreading terror to the borders of other nations surrounding Syria, Iraq says the scumbags have murdered at least 52 Iraqi police officers working along their shared border with Syria.
  58. 2016 Saturday: Democratic voters in the great state of Wyoming head to their caucuses today.  Vermont Democratic-Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders is expected to win big.  Meanwhile, the North Koreans claim to have successfully test-fired the engine for a intercontinental ballistic missile, one that can strike anywhere in the world.
  59. 2017 Sunday: Once again, members of the so-called “religion of peace,” Islam, in the form of ISIS launches suicide bombings against two Egyptian Coptic churches, one in Tanta and the other in Alexandria, killing 44.  Then, in Mogadishu, Somalia, other members of this ‘peaceful faith’ carry out a suicide car-bombing that kills at least 17 and wounds scores of others; Al-Shabab claims credit.  Elsewhere, the Trump administration begins deploying naval assets towards the Koreas following missile tests by Kim Jong Un, the Brave Leader of that Godforsaken country.   The country also finds itself back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism
  60. 2018 Monday: Illinois junior Senator Tammy Duckworth, Democrat, becomes the first sitting U.S. senator to give birth while in office.  Congratulations!  Next, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde Smith, R-MS, entered the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date.  Meanwhile, Fleetwood Mac[ii] undergoes change yet again what with the firing of guitarist/vocalist Lindsay Buckingham and by replacing him with Neil Finn and Michael Campbell.  Elsewhere, the Israeli government is investigating a video that just happened to pop up showing Israeli soldiers cheering the death of a Palestinian terrorist shot dead by an Israeli sniper.  The kill shot went through the Gaza border fence and took out the thug.  Since when can warriors not celebrate the death of an enemy?  Elsewhere, the U.S. State Department says that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is displaying a willingness to discuss ‘denuclearization’ with the U.S.  
  61. 2018 Monday A: Meanwhile, the FBI swoop down on President Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen as they search for evidence of illicit payments from the Trump campaign to porn star, Stormy Daniels.  Cohen would flip on his boss but could not give federal prosecutors anything of value.  Next, comedian Bill Cosby’s retrial begins today.  The comedian is hopeful a new trial will clear him of all charges which he says are BOGUS.  Him doping women and then doing them?  Come on, he’s ‘America’s dad.’   
  62. 2019 Tuesday: For their part in the pro-independence movement, a court finds nine leading members of Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Movement” guilty on public nuisance charges and sentences them to prison.   Meanwhile, as the college bribery scandal continues gathering steam, federal prosecutors indict another 16 people involved in the scam.   Elsewhere, a youthful suicide bomber attacks a market in the Sinai, blowing up several policemen and several other civilians while wounding at least 27.  The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes again.
  63. 2020 Thursday: The Chinese-engineered COVID-19 Virus Crisis continues claiming lives and trashing the global economy.  As of today, we have 1,600,427 confirmed cases of this mess encircling the globe what with 95,699 confirmed deaths but 354,464 confirmed recoveries as well.  In the United States, there are 464,865 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu what with 16,498 confirmed deaths and 25,343 confirmed recoveries.   The economy continues suffering due to the mitigation Drs. Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx continue demanding of the American people which is insane.  Some places are not suffering whereas some Democratic strongholds such as New York state and New York City continue racking up the losses.  Meanwhile, the Stock Market finishes UP which is awesome with the DOW Jones Industrial Complex closing at 23,719.37, up 285.80 (1.22%); the NASDAQ closed at 8,153,57 up 62.67 (0.77%), and the S & P closed at 2,789.82, up 39.84 (1.45%).  Real Clear Politics claims that President Trump’s approval ratings are +47 and -52.  Polls also claim that Vice President “China Joe” Biden is leading President Trump.  Bulls**t.  Finally, Chef Itzi Nakamura of the AICPENDBLOG.COM now believes that when the COVID-19 mess ends, the United States must reimplement the Two-China Policy, recognizing Nationalist China, aka Taiwan, as an equal to the mainland if not the legitimate ruler of the mainland.
  64. 2021 Friday: It’s the weekend but communists never sleep, folks, so stick around to discover whatever their flunky, “Pro-China Joe” Biden is up to today.  Also, stay tuned for the Mega-Millions Draw #1649!

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0429 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Wild Asters in September.”  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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UFO released a somewhat costly retrospective anthology of sorts on January 21, 2012, “The Chrysalis Years 1973-1979.”  This effort contains every piece of music the band recorded between 1973 and 1979.  You get all the tunes collected together on several CDS.  Some sites are charging an arm and a leg (perhaps two legs) for this collection but if you have some money to spend- seeing as how everyone may have received their Joe Biden PORKULUS checks, you will have enough cash to purchase this glorious set and still have a couple of hundred dollars left.  Seek it out now and see if it’s right for you- you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.    Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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88. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021:

DAY SIXTY-NINE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Second Day of Passover / Seward’s Day (Alaska) / National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Presidents John Tyler and Richard M. Nixon; U.S. Attorney General John W. Griggs; U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto; the Beatles, Chad Allan & the Expressions:

  1. 1430 Monday: Under the command of Ottoman Emperor Murad II, Turkish troops conquer the Byzantine city of Thessalonica.
  2. 1461 Friday: Battle near Towton Field, 33,000 soldiers loses their lives (War of the Roses).
  3. 1632 Monday: After seizing Quebec from the French in 1629, through the Treaty of Saint Germain, the British return it back to French control.
  4. 1638 Monday: Swedish Lutheran colonists settled in present-day Delaware.
  5. 1673 Wednesday: English King Charles II accepts Test Act, which excludes Roman Catholics from public functions.
  6. 1790 Monday: The 10th president of the United States—Whig John Tyler—is born in Charles City County, Virginia, on this date.
  7. 1798 Thursday: The Republic of Switzerland forms.
  8. 1799 Friday: New York passes a law, which gradually abolishes the institution of slavery in the state.
  9. 1804 Thursday: Haitian independence fighters slaughter thousands of French soldiers and civilians.
  10. 1812 Sunday: The first White House wedding took place as Lucy Payne Washington, the sister of first lady Dolley Madison, married Supreme Court Justice Thomas Todd.
  11. 1847 Monday: During the Mexican American War of 1846-1848, U.S. troops under the command of General Winfield Scott occupy the Mexican city of Veracruz after a siege.[i]
  12. 1848 Wednesday: Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam.
  13. 1849 Thursday: After defeating the Sikhs in India, Britain formally annexes the province of Punjab.
  14. 1852 Monday: Ohio makes it illegal for children under 18 and women to work more than 10 hours a day.
  15. 1867 Friday: The U.S. Congress first approves the construction of the Lincoln Memorial.  Meanwhile, in Canada, the Canadian Constitution comes into being through the passage of the British North American Act.
  16. 1882 Wednesday: The Knights of Columbus undergoes chartering in Connecticut.
  17. 1901 Friday: The 43rd U.S. Attorney General John W. Griggs stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from 01-25-1898 to 03-29-1901.
  18. 1903 Sunday: Using Marconi’s wireless, news media commences a regular service with news flowing between New York and London and vice-versa.
  19. 1906 Thursday: In the United States, 500,000 coalminers walked off the job seeking higher wages.
  20. 1912 Friday: British explorer Robert Falcon Scott, his doomed expedition stranded in an Antarctic blizzard after failing to be the first to reach the South Pole, wrote the last words of his journal: “For God’s sake, look after our people!”
  21. 1913 Saturday: The Reichstag announced a raise in taxes to fund a new military budget.
  22. 1932 Tuesday: Jack Benny debuts on radio on Ed Sullivan’s New York Interview program.
  23. 1936 Sunday: Nazi propaganda claims 99% of Germans voted for Nazi candidates.
  24. 1940 Friday: Joe Louis knocks out Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight-boxing title.  Elsewhere, Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov announces that the Soviet Union ‘will remain neutral in the war between Nazi Germany and France and Britain.’  Boy, does he have a surprise coming his way in June 1941.  Speaking of the Soviets, they are looking to nick off Bessarabia from Rumania which will put the Rumanians in the Axis camp.
  25. 1941 Saturday: As the British continue pushing through Ethiopia on the way to liberate the capital of Addis Ababa from the Fascist Italians, Italian civilians- who have no love for the war imposed upon them by Il Duce- are begging for protection from the British.  Renegade Askari troops are running amok murdering, raping, and torturing Italians wherever they find them.
  26. 1942 Sunday: Things are dire for the British indeed when they begin floating the idea of granting independence to their crown colony of India following a successful conclusion to World war II.  They desperately need Indian colonial troops to help them prosecute the war on all fronts.   Meanwhile, the RAF bomber command begins attacking civilian targets in Germany.  The strategy is to harm the civilian population as much as possible with the idea of driving them to take down the Nazi government.  Of course, this will never happen and the German people will suffer horribly at the hands of their enemies.
  27. 1943 Monday: World War II rationing of meat, fats, and cheese began across the United States.  Meanwhile, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Chad Allan—multi-instrumentalist with Chad Allan and the Expressions, the band that would become the Guess Who[ii]—is born.  Elsewhere, the British Admiralty is weighing a difficult decision- do they suspend aid convoys to their new allies, the Soviet Union, because they lack the naval and long-range air assets to protect the convoys heading to Arctic Russian ports or do they continue sending supplies and losing precious ships and personnel?
  28. 1944 Wednesday: Imperial Japanese forces continue trying to invest the eastern Indian city of Imphal, perhaps one of their worst-planned, self-inflicted military disasters yet.  When they should have been withdrawing their forces to points further east to defend the territories nearer to home conquered by them in late 1941-mid-1943, they have the idea that the people of India will join them in destroying the British.  This won’t happen- the Brits promised the Indian people their independence.  
  29. 1945 Thursday: During World War II, March 29 is the final day Nazi Germany launches B-1 attacks against Great Britain while the Soviet Army on the Eastern Front mauls the German 4th Army to the point that it no longer is battle-worthy.  In Hungary, as the Germans continue being forced back by the Red Army, Hungarian troops are deserting in droves and joining with the Reds.  They must do what they must to survive this horrendous conflict.  Still, the Germans can dish out a harsh mauling here and there.
  30. 1949 Tuesday: Turkey recognizes Israel.  When they were still a FREE democratic republic, the Turks were great people and were friendly with much of the world.  Fifty years later or so when the dictator would come and make the country into a junior partner of the Islamist school of thought, all of this would go out the window.
  31. 1951 Thursday: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg suffer conviction for espionage and in 1953, the couple will meet their end in the electric chair.
  32. 1954 Monday: The French paratroopers under the command of Major Marcel Bigeard manage to destroy numerous People’s Army antiaircraft artillery pieces which allows for French air assets to bring in supplies and reinforcements and to take out several hundred wounded soldiers.  Meanwhile, the command structure in Dien Bien Phu comes to the harsh decision that road clearing operations between the main camp and Isabelle to the south is becoming a costly daily battle for the troops.  Isabelle will have to rely on air drops from whatever planes can penetrate the AA batteries surrounding them.  Still, the French have no intention of giving in to the communists.
  33. 1961 Wednesday: After a 4-year trial, Nelson Mandela wins acquittal on treason charges.  In the U.S., the 23rd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passes ratification thereby allowing the residents of Washington, D.C., to vote in presidential elections.
  34. 1962 Thursday: Jack Paar hosted NBC’s “Tonight” show for the final time, although the network aired a repeat the following night.  Johnny Carson debuted as host the following October.  Meanwhile, communist authorities ordered the trials of the failed Bay of Pigs participants in Cuba.
  35. 1964 Sunday: In Las Vegas, Nevada, future Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto is born.  She would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03,
  36. 1966 Tuesday: Muhammad Ali beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title.   Ali improved his pro record to 23-0 by beating the Canadian heavyweight in a unanimous decision.  In so doing, he retained the WBC, the NYSAC, and the Ring Magazine heavyweight boxing titles.  Chuvalo in his loss to Ali saw his record drop to 34-12-2.  Still, he went the distance with the Greatest.
  37. 1971 Monday: Army 1st Lt William L Calley, Jr. found guilty in the My Lai (Vietnam) Massacre.  The military tribunal convicted Lt. Calley of 22 deaths and sentenced him to serve three years of house arrest.  Meanwhile, a jury in Los Angeles, California, recommended the death penalty for Charles Manson and three female followers for the 1969 Tate-La Bianca murders; however, a judge later commuted the sentences.  
  38. 1973 Thursday: The last United States combat troops left South Vietnam, ending America’s direct military involvement in the Vietnam War.  In an address to the nation, President Richard Nixon declared, “For the first time in 12 years, no American military forces are in Vietnam.”
  39. 1974 Friday: A court indicted eight Ohio National Guardsmen on federal charges stemming from the shooting deaths of four students at Kent State University; however, the court later dropped the charges.  Elsewhere, Mariner 10, the U.S. space probe, became the first spacecraft to reach the planet Mercury.  NASA launched it on November 03, 1973.
  40. 1983 Tuesday: Erno Rubik received a patent for his Magic Cube, U.S. Patent 4,378,116.
  41. 1984 Thursday: In the NFL, the Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis.
  42. 1985 Friday: Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with his 126th assist.
  43. 1986 Saturday: Beatles[iii] records finally go on sale in Russia.
  44. 1989 Wednesday: At the Academy Awards, “Rain Man” won best picture, best director for Barry Levinson and best actor for Dustin Hoffman; Jodie Foster won best actress for “The Accused.”  Note: This Oscars ceremony featured the notorious opening number with Rob Lowe and “Snow White.”
  45. 1994 Tuesday: Serbs and Croats signed a cease-fire to end the war in Croatia.
  46. 1999 Monday: The DOW Jones Industrial Average closes above 10,000 points for the first time in history, coming in at 10,006.78.  Investors are giddy.
  47. 2000 Wednesday: The OPEC oil-producing nations announce they will increase output.
  48. 2001 Thursday: As it approaches Aspen, Colorado’s airport runway, a chartered Gulfstream III jet slams into a nearby hillside killing 18 people aboard the doomed aircraft.
  49. 2002 Friday: Due to the recent Passover massacre in Israel, the Israeli Defense Forces gear up to launch Operation Defensive Shield against Palestinian militants wherever they can locate and liquidate the thugs.  This will be their largest military operation since the Six-Day War back in 1967.  Wipe ‘em out, boys, wipe ‘em out.
  50. 2003 Saturday: Thanks to the Chi-Coms, SARS- Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome- is running amok in different parts of the world.  In the Canadian city of Toronto, health authorities report at least 100 cases due to loads of Chinese going back and forth.
  51. 2004 Monday: Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia joined NATO as full members, welcomed into the organization by President George W. Bush at the White House.  Elsewhere, due to Chi-Com bullying, the nation of Dominica withdraws its diplomats from the Republic of China- Taiwan- and sends them to Beijing.  Cowards.  Meanwhile, scientists are all agog at having found methane in the Martian atmosphere which means there could be organic processes occurring on the Red Planet.  We suspect there are- where’s there water, folks, there’s life and where there’s life, there’s methane.
  52. 2005 Tuesday: In war-devastated Iraq- thanks to the Bush-Cheney administration- three Romanian journalists undergo kidnapping by violent jihadists.  Although these poor souls face having their heads lopped off, it’s clearer that the scumbags holding them want to charge a massive ransom for their safe return.  We shall see.
  53. 2006 Wednesday: Christian convert Abdul Rahman flees Afghanistan and receives asylum in Italy.  Multitudes of Afghan clerics and government officials demand his extradition back to his home country so they can show him what Islamic ‘justice’ is.
  54. 2007 Thursday: Once again, a militant hegemonic Iran is up to no good.  The U.N. Security Council is wagging a finger at them in ‘grave, grave concern’ over the Iranian Revolutionary Guard capturing and imprisoning 15 British Royal Navy and Marines they claim entered their territorial waters.  Time to drop some neutron bombs on these sand maggots.
  55. 2008 Saturday: Liberals are creaming their pants around the world as today is EARTH HOUR, a time in which, slobbering liberals encourage everyone to go without ALL nonessential power between the hour of 8-9:00 P.M. local time.  This will show those dastardly energy-guzzling scumbags like Senator John F. Kerry, D-MA.
  56. 2009 Sunday: At a nursing home in Carthage, North Carolina, a POS gunman goes on a rampage killing at least 8 people and wounding another 3.  Democrats immediately begin screaming for ‘GUN CONTROL!  CONFISCATE ALL GUNS!  DESTROY THE NRA!’  To be expected, every time some schmuck uses a gun for evil.
  57. 2010 Monday: At least 38 people die and 60 suffer injuries when two female suicide bombers carry out two separate terrorist attacks at Moscow Metro stations Lubyana and Park Kultury.   Elsewhere, in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi and her political movement, the National League for Democracy, announces that it will boycott the upcoming elections because of the corruption of their government.
  58. 2011 Tuesday: James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis calls for the Federal Reserve to limit its purchase of U.S. Treasuries because they ‘feed the fire’ of inflation.  Meanwhile, from one end of the Near and Middle East to the other, people are running amok during the ‘Arab Spring.’  Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is assuming control of the entire government after two weeks of violent protests.
  59. 2012 Thursday: In New Delhi, India, leaders of Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa, and India meet for the 2012 BRICS summit.  Elsewhere, in San Pedro Sula prison in Honduras, inmates run amok and at least 13 people are slain in the violence. 
  60. 2013 Friday:  New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may been used as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.  Elsewhere, in Peshawar, Pakistan, a vehicle bomb explodes near the U.S. Embassy, killing 10 people outright and injuring at least another 35-40 people.
  61. 2014 Saturday:  Russia makes assurances that the country will not invade Ukraine in its efforts to resolve the dispute over its annexation of Crimea.  Of course, the Russians have already gobbled up the Crimea and will soon be waging undeclared war in eastern Ukraine on behalf of ‘Russian separatists’ there.
  62. 2015 Sunday: To combat the ISIS thugs, Egyptian President Fattah al-Sisi announces that moderate Arab states will begin allowing their militaries to work with one another since Barack Obama cut off aid to Egypt, Jordan, and others.  Saudi Arabia has already been battling Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.   Meanwhile, Pakistan is sending a Boeing 747 to evacuate its diplomats and civilians out of that crumbling country.
  63. 2016 Tuesday: Due to increasing strife and chaos along the southern border of Turkey with Iraq, the U.S. State Department as well as the Pentagon begin ordering all diplomatic and military personnel to evacuate.  ISIS is continuing to run amok in Syria butchering and killing people all over the place so in order to avoid an international incident, it’s time to begin withdrawing U.S. personnel.  We’d hate to go to war in Syria, right (or have we already been fighting there)?  Elsewhere, Breitbart News reports that Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is charged with battery for allegedly having pushed their reporter, Michelle Fields, away from his candidate on March 08.  What a load of crap.
  64. 2017 Wednesday: Britain filed for divorce from the European Union as Prime Minister Theresa May sent a six-page letter to EU Council President Donald Tusk.  Meanwhile, Ivanka Trump assumes a position as an unpaid advisor to her father, President Donald J. Trump.   Elsewhere, jihadists continue running amok in Iraq as a suicide bomber targets a police roadblock.  The subsequent explosion kills 15 people outright and injures at least another 40 poor souls.
  65. 2018 Thursday: Because the U.S. Department of Homeland Security failed to notify screened asylum seekers that their one-year time frame for requesting asylum was going to end, thus prompting the illegals to hurry up with their claims, Judge Ricardo S. Martinez orders the DHS to give the ‘asylum seekers’ another year to file their applications and also orders the DHS to fix their rules.   Meanwhile, the 2018 Major League Baseball season gets underway.  
  66. 2019 Friday: Democratic politician Lucy Flores accuses former vice president and presidential candidate Joseph R. Biden of an ‘inappropriate kiss.’  Oh, well; it’s not the first time.   Elsewhere, a judge in the Cayman Islands, a judge throws out a law stipulating that marriage is between one man and one woman and thus legalizes with the stroke of a pen gay marriage.  And another one bites the dust.
  67. 2020 Sunday: Thanks to the Wuhan Flu leaving China and enveloping the world, the number of confirmed global cases sits at 718,685 what with 33,881 confirmed deaths from the virus.  Meanwhile, in the United States, we know of 139,675 cases with at least 2,436 deaths.  China continues trying to alleviate itself of the sole responsibility as creators of this horrendous virus but everyone knows the communists sitting pretty in Beijing are the culprits and that when the crisis passes, they will be held to account for it.  Shame on them: your plan to take out President Trump by ruining the global economy is a complete failure.
  68. 2021 Monday: You know the drill- stick around and find out the news of the day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0418 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Garden of the Moon.”  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 Michael Schenker Group released a 4-CD retrospective live album featuring three complete shows recorded in the early 1980s when he had just formed his solo band. “The Mad Axman Live” came out on October 13, 2007.  Joining the legendary German guitarist are well-known and much beloved members of his solo band: vocalist Gary Barden, Chris Glen (bass), Andy Nye and Paul Raymond (keyboards), and Ted McKenna and Cozy Powell (drums).  Always a wild rocker, Schenker puts on one hell of a great show and these three shows encapsulated on four discs- albeit five-star bootleg quality- are well worth whatever price eBay might be charging for it, which at the time of this writing was running around $80.00.  We hope you will seek this one out because the man and his band have been with us for a long, long time.  You will enjoy this album so please, seek it out wherever you shop for the best in rock music- you can thank us later.

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[i] The young United States should have taken ALL of Mexico down through the Central American countries to where the southern end of Panama meets the northern end of Colombia.  Had we done that, we would have solved the issue of illegal immigration.  We should have also taken Cuba in 1898 and kept her just as we should have gone back and taken Canada.  What a glorious nation we would have, one now being overrun with Third World illegal aliens.

[ii] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt..  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

[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. 

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On the crumbling Eastern Front, the Soviets have pushed to the Danube River pushing German and remaining Hungarian troops back. Many Hungarians are already switching sides although they fail to see that the Soviets will be far worse masters than were their German allies.

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84. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland; U.S. Attorney General Edward Bates; U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates, Jr.; the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.; “Yesterday and Today” by the Beatles, Buck Owens, the Byrds featuring Kevin Kelly, Elton John, Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Harrison, Tower of Power featuring Stephen “Doc” Kupka, and “Happy Together” by the Turtles:

  1. 31 Tuesday: According to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguous, the people of the time celebrated the First Easter.
  2. 708 Wednesday: Constantine begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  3. 1199 Thursday: Richard I, Lion Heart, King of England, suffers a wound from a crossbow while fighting in France; the wound would turn septic and he would die on April 06.
  4. 1306 Thursday: Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scots.
  5. 1634 Saturday: The first settlers found the Catholic colony of Maryland.
  6. 1669 Monday: Mount Etna erupts in Sicily, killing at least 20,000 people.
  7. 1776 Monday: The Continental Congress awarded the first Congressional Gold Medal to General George Washington, commander of the Continental Army.
  8. 1807 Wednesday: The British Parliament abolishes slave trade.   Meanwhile, the first railway passenger service begins in England on this date.
  9. 1813 Thursday: The frigate USS Essex flew the first U.S. flag in battle in the Pacific.
  10. 1821 Sunday: Greece gains independence from Turkey (National Day).
  11. 1851 Tuesday: White explorers see Yosemite Valley for the first time.
  12. 1857 Wednesday: Frederick Laggenheim took the first photo of a solar eclipse.
  13. 1862 Tuesday: In Stony Stratford, Great Britain, future 70th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland is born.  President Warren G. Harding would nominate his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice John Hessin Clarke’s seat, a Democrat. He would serve from 09-05-1922 to 01-17-1938.
  14. 1865 Saturday: During the Civil War, Confederate forces attacked Ford Stedman in Virginia, but counterattacking Union forces managed to repel the attack.   Elsewhere, the SS General Lyon at Cape Hatteras caught fire and sank, killing 400 people aboard her.  
  15. 1869 Thursday: In St. Louis, Missouri, the 23rd U.S. Attorney General of the United States died at age 75.  A member of numerous political parties, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from 03-05-1861 to 11-24-1864.
  16. 1894 Sunday: Jacob S. Coxey began leading an ‘army’ of unemployed from Massillon, Ohio, to Washington, D.C., to demand help from the federal government.
  17. 1895 Monday: Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia) the first time around.  Things would not work out well this time.
  18. 1898 Friday: The Intercollegiate Trapshooting Association underwent formation in New York City.
  19. 1900 Sunday: The Socialist Party of the United States formed in Indianapolis, Indiana, on this date.
  20. 1901 Monday: In Nice, France, at the five-day “Week of Nice,” Daimler introduced the Mercedes.
  21. 1902 Tuesday: Irving W. Colburn patented the sheet glass drawing machine.
  22. 1905 Saturday: The United States returned captured Confederate battle flags from the Civil War to their owners in the South.
  23. 1911 Saturday: 146 people, mostly young female immigrants, died when fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. in New York.  Prosecutors in New York indicted the owners of the company on manslaughter charges because some of the employees suffered entrapment behind locked doors within the factory.
  24. 1915 Thursday: The U.S. Navy lost its first commissioned submarine as the USS F-4 sank off Hawaii, claiming the lives of all 21 crew members.
  25. 1931 Wednesday: Having been accused and then framed by white Southern cops for the rape of a white woman, the police arrest the ill-fated Scottsboro Boys in Alabama.  Elsewhere, in India, fifty people died in rioting with Gandhi being among those assaulted by the raging mobs.
  26. 1936 Wednesday: The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Montreal Maroons in the longest hockey game to date.  The game lasted 2 hours and 56 minutes.
  27. 1937 Thursday: Italy and Yugoslavia sign no-attack treaty (Pact of Belgrade).  Meanwhile, in the Spanish Civil War, Nationalist forces aided by their Fascist Italian allies continue investing the capital city of Madrid, which has become a tough nut to crack.  Republican forces, i.e., Soviet-backed communist forces aided by the International Brigades[i], may be having a tough go of it in other parts of the country but continue to fight with determined resolve.  Commander Francisco Franco of the Nationalists is beginning to see he may need a new strategy.
  28. 1940 Monday: The U.S. agreed to give Britain and France access to all American warplanes.  Meanwhile, the British government forbids its captured soldiers from participating in radio broadcasts for the Nazis.  British civilians listen to the radio to get the news and when they pick up the voices of their loved ones on German radio, it creates a problem with morale.
  29. 1941 Tuesday: In Dillon, South Carolina, founders incorporate the first paprika mill.   Meanwhile, in Vienna, representatives of the Yugoslav government sign the Tripartite Pact making them de facto allies of the Third Reich and the rest of the Axis.  Germany agrees in turn to respect Yugoslav sovereignty and will not demand movement of its troops through their country either to the south or to the east.  The Yugoslav people aren’t happy about what their government has done.
  30. 1942 Wednesday: Seven-hundred Jews of Polish Lvov-district reach Belzec Concentration Camp.  Meanwhile, U.S. Naval forces arrive in England to help protect Scapa Flow while British naval assets leave for the invasion of Madagascar.  The Royal Navy- the mightiest in the world- has suffered heavy losses in the Indian and Pacific Oceans fighting the Imperial Japanese.  
  31. 1943 Thursday: Kevin Kelly, future drummer with the Rising Sons, the Byrds[ii], and Fever Tree was born in California.  Elsewhere, the fight in North Africa is close to an end with the Afrika Korps remnants abandoning the Mareth Line as British armored units continue making big gains.
  32. 1944 Saturday: On the Eastern Front, the Germans continue having a tough time with superior Red Army forces in the Ukraine.  With First Panzer Army- commanded by Generaloberst Hans Valentin-Hube- encircled along the Dniester River, Field Marshal Erich Von Manstein flew to meet with Hitler at the Berchtesgaden where the Nazi leader was vacationing.  Manstein begged his Fuhrer for permission to permit the encircled tankers to break out.  At first permission was denied but by the end of the day, Hitler authorized the breakout and also authorized the release of four divisions- two infantry and two SS panzer divisions to aid in helping their comrades break out and flee to the west.
  33. 1945 Sunday: The U.S.  First Army begins operations to break out from the bridgehead near Remagen, Germany.  On the crumbling Eastern Front, the Soviets have pushed to the Danube River pushing German and remaining Hungarian troops back.  Many Hungarians are already switching sides although they fail to see that the Soviets will be far worse masters than were their German allies.   To the west, U.S. 8th Air Force bombers are devastating industrial centers in and around Hamburg, Germany.
  34. 1946 Monday: Future member of the East Bay funk-rock-soul-jazz band, Tower of Power[iii]–Stephen “Doc” Kupka (baritone saxophone/backing vocals/oboe)—is born in Berkeley, California, on this date.
  35. 1947 Tuesday: A coalmine explosion in Centralia, Illinois, claimed 111 lives.  Elsewhere, Elton John[iv], also known as Reginald Kenneth Dwight, singer ‘Rocket Man’ and ‘Candle in the Wind’ was born in Pinner, England on this date.  Finally, John D. Rockefeller III presented a check to the United Nations for $8.5 million so the organization could purchase land for the site of the U.N. center in New York City.
  36. 1954 Thursday: RCA announced it had begun producing color television sets at its plant in Bloomington, Indiana.  The sets, with 12.5-inch picture tubes, cost $1,000 each—roughly $8,700 in today’s dollars.   Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues with the People’s Army continuing to build up its forces for the next major assaults while among the French Union forces, there is renewed hope what with Lt. Colonel Pierre “Gars Pierre” Langlais in charge of the tactical situation and Colonel Christian de Castries in charge of the strategic situation.  The paratroopers are determined to get the battle back on their plan rather than the enemies and the next steps will be to head out into the scrub and eliminate the Viet Minh AA batteries as well as to drive the small PA units making the main airfield unusable except at certain times.  
  37. 1955 Friday: East Germany was granted full sovereignty by its occupying power, the U.S.S.R.  Of course, East Germany would remain a puppet state until the fall of the Soviet Union.   The former Nazis would become ‘good communists’ now.
  38. 1957 Monday: The Treaty of Rome establishes the European Economic Community.
  39. 1960 Friday: A guided missile launched from a nuclear-powered submarine for the first time.
  40. 1965 Thursday: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. led 25,000 marchers to the state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks.  Later that day, civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo, a white Detroit homemaker, was shot and killed by Ku Klux Klansmen.  
  41. 1966 Friday: The Beatles[v] pose with mutilated dolls and butchered meat for the cover of the “Yesterday and Today” album; soon after release, the record company pulls it due to public outrage.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court rules the poll tax to be ‘unconstitutional.’
  42. 1967 Saturday: The Turtles’[vi] “Happy Together” goes #1.   This tune will forever cement them in the annals of rock-and-roll history.
  43. 1969 Tuesday: Pakistani General Agha Mohammed Jagja Khan succeeds Ayub Chan as president.
  44. 1970 Wednesday: The Concorde makes its first supersonic flight at 700 mph.
  45. 1971 Thursday: In the NFL, Boston Patriots become the New England Patriots.
  46. 1975 Tuesday: A nephew with a history of mental illness shot King Faisal of Saudi Arabia to death on this date.  In June of the same year in fulfillment of Islamic law., the nephew underwent beheading at the hands of an executioner,
  47. 1982 Thursday: Wayne Gretzky becomes the first NHL player to score 200 points in a season.
  48. 1983 Friday: Congress passed legislation to rescue the U.S. social security system from bankruptcy—and now in the present, thanks to Barack Hussein Obama and his Democrats from 2009-2017—the system is in far worse shape.  Elsewhere, the 7th U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr. died at age 76 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 12-02-1959 to 01-20-1961.
  49. 1986 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan ordered emergency aid for the Honduran army.  U.S. helicopters airlifted Honduran troops to the Nicaraguan border.
  50. 1988 Friday: Robin Givens demands full access to husband Mike Tyson’s money.  Elsewhere, Robert E. Chambers pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old Jennifer Levin.  People living in New York City know this case as the “preppie murder case.”
  51. 1990 Sunday: 87 people, most of them Honduran and Dominican immigrants, died when fire raced through an illegal social club in New York City.
  52. 1995 Saturday: Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving 3 years.
  53. 1998 Wednesday: The first person to use the doctor-assisted suicide law in Oregon—an unnamed cancer patient—did so on this date; talk about medical progress!
  54. 2001 Sunday: 73rd Academy Awards Oscar Ceremony, Steve Martin hosts, “Gladiator” wins Best Picture, Russell Crowe, and Julia Roberts win lead acting awards.
  55. 2004 Thursday: The Senate joined the House in passing the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, making it a separate offense to harm a fetus during a violent federal crime.
  56. 2006 Saturday: Famed country-and-western star, Buck Owens, passed away on this date in Bakersfield, California; he was 76-years-old.
  57. 2011 Friday: The Tibetan parliament will seek the Tibetan community’s opinion after the Tibetan government in-exile accepts the Dalai Lama’s resignation from politics.  Elsewhere, Iran’s government rejects an investigation into alleged human rights abuses called for by the United Nations Human Rights Council.
  58. 2012 Sunday: U.S. President Barack Obama begins a three-day visit to South Korea, as tensions rise over North Korea’s proposed missile tests.
  59. 2013 Monday: President of China, Xi Jinping addresses leaders in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, vowing to strengthen ties with Africa.   This is his first trip to the African continent and the Chinese leader looks to make deals from one end of the continent to the other so that it can scoop up resources at friendly prices.  Within seven years, the People’s Republic of China will control much of the region.
  60. 2014 Tuesday: U.S. Girl Scout Katie Francis breaks the record for selling cookies for the organization’s annual fundraiser, selling 18,107 boxes over a seven-week period.  Meanwhile, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announce their intention to divorce after 11 years of marriage; the announcement on Paltrow’s website was titled “Conscious Uncoupling.”
  61. 2015 Wednesday: German aviation investigators begin to uncover clues that the co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, on a recent German air flight that crashed in the French Alps locked the pilot out of the cabin before putting the plane into a dive.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Army charges Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.  Sgt. Bergdahl was unhappy with his fellow squad mates and walked away from his post back in 2009.  The Taliban captured him and held him until President Barack Obama negotiated for his release.  In exchange for his 2014 release, the Obama administration gave up 5-6 top Taliban terrorists who made it back to the battlefield.  Good going there, Barack.
  62. 2016 Friday: Adherents of the so-called “religion of peace: Islam,” in this case, ISIS, carry out a suicide bombing at a football match at Iskandariya, Iraq, kills 32 people and wounds scores more.   However, things don’t go well for the ISIS B-team in Nigeria, Boko Haram.  Nigerian troops carry out a rescue and clearing operation in the troubled northeastern part of their country and in so doing, kill at least 22 jihadists, capture numerous others, and rescue 800 hostages.  Good for you guys!
  63. 2017 Saturday: Following Israeli airstrikes on Hezbollah targets inside Syria, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad does some chest-thumping today by threatening to make ‘his war’ a wider war with Israel and declares that he might begin firing some SCUD missiles at his Jewish foes.  Of course, the Israelis are not impressed about any threats emanating from Damascus and they let Assad and his generals know that if you fire ANYTHING at any of our cities or assets, we are going to clean your clocks.  Spoiler alert- the POS Syrian dictator doesn’t.
  64. 2018 Sunday: After things not going well between President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the latter boards his armored train and heads to Beijing so he can powwow with Chinese dictator Xi Jinping.  Meanwhile, in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, a fire breaks out at a shopping mall that claims the lives of at least 64 and injures numerous others.  Elsewhere, famed blues-psychedelic-rock vocalist Mike Harrison of the British band, Spooky Tooth[vii], died in his hometown of Carlisle, Cumberland, England at age 72 on this date.
  65. 2019 Monday: Following the first rocket launch from the Gaza Strip since 2014 aimed at Tel Aviv, the Israelis launch airstrikes into the Palestinian-controlled S-hole area.  Meanwhile, in the so-called ‘Socialist paradise of Venezuela,’ ongoing power shortages cause workers and students to remain at home  And Sen. Bernie Sanders and AOC in the United States want the U.S. to become more like Venezuela and Cuba.  No flipping way, Jose!
  66. 2020 Wednesday: COVID-19 statistics continue rising (although Communist China claims they are going DOWN in their neck of the global woods) what with 470,973 confirmed cases worldwide with 21,276 deaths.  Meanwhile, the United States acknowledges 68,572 cases and 1,031 deaths as of this publishing time.  Meanwhile, Democrats continue trying to stuff all sorts of Marxist craziness into the Coronavirus Relief Bill President Trump wants sent to his desk for his signature ASAP.
  67. 2021 Thursday: You know the drill…

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[i] A hodgepodge of foreign communists, many coming from the United States, France, Great Britain, and other European and Latin American countries.  Famed novelist Ernest Hemingway writes about one such individual portrayed by Gary Cooper in the film adaptation of his book, “For Whom the Bell Tolls.”

[ii] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Not sure if we will ever present the music of the Rising Sons or Fever Tree.

[iii] We are not sure when we will promote the music of Oakland’s Tower of Power but you can be sure that we will do so when we begin promoting the music of funk-rock, horn-powered bands.

[iv] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point.

[v] 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.    The album, “Yesterday and Today,” appeared on Friday, 18-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vi] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.  The album containing the hit, “Happy Together,” was presented on Friday, 06-September-2013.  Please seek it out and add it to your collection.

[vii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, and Widowmaker- among other interconnected bands beginning on Friday, 25-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We hope you will check out this collection of great rock music.  Even the worst albums among them beats the crap out of any bull crap music one hears today.

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Elsewhere, in French Indochina, the French Union forces fighting against the Viet Minh at Dien Bien Phu have a new problem. Their southernmost strongpoint- Isabelle- and second in size to the main camp- has had the road cut by the People’s Army. The French muster a force and several tanks to regain control of the supply route. Fighting is fierce, casualties severe, but the French Foreign Legion paratroopers are able to kill significant numbers of their enemies. Still, the road remains contested.

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81. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2021:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John Archibald Campbell, Stanley Matthews, Samuel Blatchford,  John Hessin Clarke, and Charles Evans Whittaker; U.S. Acting Secretary of State John Jay; U.S. Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson; U.S. Senator Alex Padilla; Former U.S. Senator Martha McSally; “Please Please Me” by the Beatles, Boston featuring Sib Hashian, Foghat featuring Rod Price, George Benson, Joe Cocker featuring Chris Stainton, the Turtles featuring Don Murray, and the Yardbirds featuring Keith Relf:

  1. 752 Saturday: Either today or tomorrow, Stephen II becomes the Catholic Pope.
  2. 1312 Tuesday: Pope Clement V issued a papal bull ordering the dissolution of the Order of the Knights Templar.
  3. 1349 Saturday: The townspeople of Fulda, Germany, massacre their Jewish citizens, suspecting that they somehow are responsible for the Black Death.
  4. 1457 Sunday: Gutenberg Bible becomes the first book in print.
  5. 1622 Tuesday: The first Indian (Powhattan) massacre of whites occurred in Jamestown, Virginia, which resulted in the deaths of 347 settlers.
  6. 1630 Friday: In Boston, Massachusetts, city leaders enact the first Colonial legislation prohibiting gambling.
  7. 1638 Monday: Religious dissident Anne Hutchinson suffered expulsion from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for defying the Puritan orthodoxy.
  8. 1733 Sunday: Joseph Priestly invented carbonated water aka ‘seltzer.’
  9. 1765 Friday: The British Parliament passed the Stamp Act of 1765 to raise money from the American colonies, which fiercely resisted the tax, which the Crown repealed a year later.
  10. 1778 Sunday: Captain Cook sights Cape Flattery in Washington State.
  11. 1790 Monday: Thomas Jefferson becomes the first U.S. Secretary of State.   His predecessor, Acting U.S. Secretary of State John Jay stepped down.  Jay served from September 15, 1789 until today.  Jefferson served from today until December 31, 1793.
  12. 1794 Saturday: Congress bans U.S. vessels from supplying slaves to other countries.
  13. 1841 Monday: Englishman Orlando Jones patents cornstarch.
  14. 1853 Tuesday: The 33rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell took his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated Campbell to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McKinley’s seat.  Campbell served from today until April 30, 1861. 
  15. 1871 Wednesday: William Holden of North Carolina became the first government removed through the impeachment process.
  16. 1872 Friday: Illinois becomes the first state requiring equality between the sexes when it comes to employment.
  17. 1873 Saturday: Puerto Rico abolishes the institution of slavery.
  18. 1882 Wednesday: The U.S. adopts the Edmunds Act to suppress polygamy, which leads to the eventual imprisonment of about 1,300 men.  Elsewhere, the 48th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Blatchford assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Chester Alan Arthur nominated Blatchford to fill the seat of Associate Justice Ward Hunt’s seat.  Blatchford served from today until July 07, 1893.
  19. 1889 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the 46th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Matthews died.  President James A. Garfield nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Noah Swayne’s seat, a Democrat-turned-Republican.  Matthews served from 05-12-1881 to 03-22-1889.
  20. 1894 Thursday: The first playoff competition for the Stanley Cup began with Montreal playing Ottawa.
  21. 1895 Friday: In Paris, Auguste and Louis Lumiere showed their first movie to an invited audience.
  22. 1903 Sunday: Niagara Falls goes dry due to an ongoing drought.
  23. 1905 Wednesday: Child miners in Great Britain received a maximum workday consisting of no more than 8 hours.
  24. 1933 Wednesday: During Prohibition, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure to make wine and beer containing up to 3.2 percent alcohol legal.
  25. 1934 Thursday: The inaugural Masters golf championship event kicked off in Augusta, Georgia.
  26. 1935 Friday: In New York, the state government authorized blood tests as evidence in court cases.  Meanwhile, Persia renamed itself “Iran.”
  27. 1941 Saturday: The Grand Coulee hydroelectric dam in Washington State went into operation.  Elsewhere, the fight in Italian Eritrea and Somaliland continues as the British and their Indian troops continue pounding away at a crumbling Fascist Italian Army.  Beleaguered by supply problems seeing as how the Italians failed to capture Egypt, the Fascists had to live off the land or on any supplies they were fortunate enough to capture from British colonial troops.  Italian East Africa would be the first region liberated by the Allies in World War II.
  28. 1942 Sunday: The Battle of Malta continues to rage as Luftwaffe and Fascist Italian air assets of the Regia Aeronautica continue pounding the island as well as attacking the sea lanes around the island.  A British supply convoy manages to make the perilous journey but losses are severe, resupply low, and morale in the dumps.  The Germans are planning a full scale invasion with which to guarantee safe arrival of their supplies to the Afrika Korps while denying the British theirs.
  29. 1943 Monday: Keith Relf, future vocalist with the British invasion band, the Yardbirds[i], was born in Richmond, Surrey, England on this date as was guitar phenomena, George Benson[ii], who was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on this date.  
  30. 1944 Wednesday: During World War II, more than 600 Allied bombers pound the Nazi capital, Berlin.  Elsewhere, in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II (CBI for short), the ill-fated Imperial Japanese invasion of eastern India commences.  The Japanese have recruited disgruntled Indian troops with which to amplify their forces in their bid to ‘liberate India from their British occupiers.’  Meanwhile, future rock-and-roll keyboardist who would play with Joe Cocker[iii] for many years, Chris Stainton, is born in Sheffield, England, on this date.
  31. 1945 Thursday: In San Diego, California, the 68th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Hessin Clarke died.  President Woodrow Wilson nominated Clarke to fill Charles Hughes’ seat.  Clarke served from 07-24-1916 to 09-18-1922.  Meanwhile, with the signing of its charter in Cairo, Egypt, the Arab League forms.  Finally, the U.S. Third Army crosses the Rhine River at Nierstein, Germany.
  32. 1946 Friday: Great Britain signs a treaty that grants Trans-Jordan its independence.    Elsewhere, at the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering concludes his combative testimony at what he sees as a trumped-up kangaroo court.  He knows what fate awaits him, perhaps he will find a way to avoid it.
  33. 1954 Monday: In Southfield, Michigan, the first shopping mall opens to the public.  Elsewhere, in French Indochina, the French Union forces fighting against the Viet Minh at Dien Bien Phu have a new problem.  Their southernmost strongpoint- Isabelle- and second in size to the main camp- has had the road cut by the People’s Army.  The French muster a force and several tanks to regain control of the supply route.  Fighting is fierce, casualties severe, but the French Foreign Legion paratroopers are able to kill significant numbers of their enemies.  Still, the road remains contested.
  34. 1957 Friday: The 91st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed.  Whittaker served from today until March 31, 1962.
  35. 1963 Friday: In the United Kingdom, Parlophone, the record company of the Beatles[iv], release the mop-tops first album, “Please Please Me.”
  36. 1965 Monday: The United States confirms that it has used chemical warfare in its war against the Viet Cong in South Vietnam.  Meanwhile, Nicolae Ceausescu wins election to become the general secretary of the Romanian Communist Party.
  37. 1966 Tuesday: In Warwick, R.I., future Arizona Senator Martha McSally is born.  A Republican, she entered office on January 03, 2019.  She represented Arizona with Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema.  She lost her seat to former astronaut Mark Kelly and left office on December 02, 2020.
  38. 1967 Wednesday: In their heavyweight-boxing match, Muhammad Ali knocks out Zora Folley in the 7th round to win the title.
  39. 1972 Wednesday: Congress approves the Equal Rights Amendment, but never ratifies the measure.
  40. 1973 Thursday: In Los Angeles, California future U.S. Senator Alex Padilla is born.  A Democrat, he would serve as the Golden State’s secretary of state.  Then, when Senator Kamala Harris became Vice President Kamala Harris, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom appointed Padilla to fill her seat.  Senator Padilla assumed his office on January 20, 2021.
  41. 1974 Friday: As the Vietnam War dwindles, the Viet Cong proposed a truce with the United States and South Vietnam, one that would feature immediate elections for the people.
  42. 1978 Wednesday: Karl Wallenda, the 73-year-old patriarch of “The Flying Wallendas” high-wire act, fell to his death while attempting to walk a cable strung between two hotel towers in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  43. 1979 Thursday: The Israeli Parliament ratifies the peace treaty between their nation and their former adversary, Egypt.
  44. 1982 Monday: In the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranians launch a major offensive against Iraq.  The Iraqi offensive sputtered out rather quickly and had the Iranians not been in the midst of coming out of a very violent, bloody revolution, one in which, they whacked numerous high-ranking officers, they may have been able to drive straight to Baghdad.  Instead this horrible war will drag on for nearly a decade.
  45. 1984 Thursday: Law enforcement investigators charge teachers at the McMartin Preschool in Manhattan Beach with satanic ritual abuse of the children in their care.  However, the authorities later drop the charges as being completely unfounded but not before severely damaging the education professionals.
  46. 1986 Saturday: Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas in the 15th round of their heavyweight-boxing match for the heavyweight title of the world.
  47. 1988 Tuesday: Both houses of Congress overrode President Ronald Reagan’s veto of the Civil Rights Restoration Act. 
  48. 1990 Thursday: A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, finds Captain Joseph Hazelwood innocent of felony charges in the Exxon Valdez oil spill.  However, it convicted him of a minor charge of negligent discharge of oil.
  49. 1991 Friday: A jury of her peers finds New Hampshire high school teacher, Pamela Smart, guilty for having manipulated her student-lover to murder her husband.
  50. 1996 Friday: Don Murray—original drummer for the surf-rock band, the Turtles[v]—died following complications of ulcer surgery.
  51. 1997 Saturday: The comet Hale-Bopp makes its closest approach to Earth, flying by at 1.315 AU.
  52. 1998 Sunday: The movie, “The Postman,” wins the 18th Golden Raspberry Awards.
  53. 2003 Saturday: The longarm of Israeli justice finally catches up with Hamas thug Ahmed Yassin when an Israeli AH-64 Apache helicopter comes across him and lights him with a pair of Hellfire missiles.  Not only is Yassin blown to bits, so are his two bodyguards and at least nine ‘innocent bystanders.’  All in a day’s work.  
  54. 2004 Monday: Terry Nichols went on trial for his life in the infamous Oklahoma City bombing.  Already serving a life sentence for his conviction on federal charges, a jury found him guilty of 161 state murder charges, but once again cheated death because the jury couldn’t agree on his sentence.
  55. 2005 Tuesday: Rod Price, the electric slide guitarist of the band Foghat[vi], died on this date in Wilton, New Hampshire, due to a heart attack suffered while falling down the stairs at his home.  He was 57 years-old.   This man made the slide guitar into a virtuoso instrument giving Foghat a sound that made them monsters of the world throughout much of the 1970s and into the early 1980s.  IF you haven’t heard this band yet, you must seek them out ASAP.
  56. 2006 Wednesday: The ETA—an armed Basque separatist group—declares a permanent ceasefire.  Elsewhere, U.S. Army personnel continue to be punished for mistreating Muslim POWs at the Abu Ghraib prison.  Sgt. Michael Smith, a military dog handler, had the misfortune of being photographed frightening jihadist prisoners with unmuzzled canines.  He received a six month sentence.  Gee whiz.
  57. 2007 Thursday: As the Iraq War continues to drone on and on and on, the Out-of-Iraq Caucus in the U.S. Congress finds themselves worked into a corner.  They planned to vote against a $124 billion military funding bill that would send more money to both the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on the promise the country would find a way with which to remove the U.S. from these endless meatgrinder wars.  Good luck with that.
  58. 2008 Saturday: In Rome, an amazing incident occurs when Pope Benedict XVI baptizes Madgi Allam, the most well-known Muslim cleric in all of Italy.  Allam has decided to turn his back on Islam and become a Roman Catholic.  Will riots break out around the world?  Events such as this usually cause such mayhem.
  59. 2009 Sunday: After a prolonged period of unrest, Mt. Redoubt, an Alaskan volcano commences erupting.  Elsewhere, in the United States, newbie President Barack Hussein Obama is seeking a strategy with which to extradite the United States from the continuous war in Afghanistan.  Good luck with that, sir.  President Obama tells the American people that the Bush-Cheney policies have made the world less-safe.  We concur, the world is a much more dangerous place due to all these regime-change wars neocons love to launch.
  60. 2010 Monday: In a big to-do for the Obama administration, President Obama will be signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- the PPACA or more well-known ACA- into law.  The Republicans are preparing to file a bill with which to repeal it if it does become law but this BS from the GOP would continue until well after Donald J. Trump became president in early 2017.
  61. 2011 Tuesday: Governor Dennis Daugaard, Republican -South Dakota, signs an abortion bill that requires women to wait 72 hours before undergoing the procedure and to receive counseling.  Meanwhile, Hall of Famer NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to misdemeanor sexual assault and receives a sentence of six years-probation.
  62. 2012 Thursday: In Portugal, trades unions call for a 24-hour strike nationwide to protest austerity measures the government announces it is going to put into place to halt further economic decline.  Meanwhile, Staff Sgt. Robert Bales is facing 17 counts of premeditated homicide while on duty in Afghanistan.  The Afghans want him so they can dish out justice but for now, he is being held in solitary confinement at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
  63. 2013 Friday: The British Food Standards Agency reports a discovery in Lancashire of 100kg of horsemeat imported from Hungary labelled as beef.  Elsewhere, information is beginning to come out regarding the secret drone war the Obama administration has been running covertly.  Four Americans have been slain by CIA drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan and the American public is growing concerned.  What is the 44th president up to?  Didn’t he win a Nobel Peace Prize almost upon the day of his election?  Yikes.  Take it back, Nobel, take it back.
  64. 2014 Saturday: At Oso, Washington, 30 people die in a mudslide.  Meanwhile, at Lake Albert, Uganda, a boat capsize kills at least 251 people.  Elsewhere, with Vladimir Putin formerly signing into law the act that allows Russia to rip the Crimea away from the Ukraine, the world is going berserk.  We shall see what we shall see.
  65. 2015 Sunday: Having discovered the remains of King Richard III of England, 1483-85, in the city of Leicester, the crown gives him a royal funeral procession to his place of burial at the Leicester Cathedral.  Elsewhere, it appears that civil war is looming in Yemen.  The United Nations reports the possibility which causes the United States to close a key base and begin pulling personnel out of the violent hellhole.  Meanwhile, one of the creators of the havoc in Yemen- Iran- is demanding an immediate end to ALL sanctions imposed upon their country if the U.S. and other nations trying to engineer a ‘deal’ with Tehran want to see it happen.
  66. 2016 Tuesday:  Jihadists in Brussels, Belgium have caused loads of trouble again as they attacked a subway station and an airport killing at least 31 people and injuring another 200 plus people.  The time is coming when permitting ‘armies’ of military age Muslim males from the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa must stop or Europe will be no more.  The authorities are out seeking this riffraff.   Elsewhere, Senator Ted Cruz says it’s ‘time we begin patrolling Muslim neighborhoods in the U.S. to prevent them from becoming radicalized.’  This of course raises the ire of liberals across the country.  God forbid we do something to protect our country.  
  67. 2017 Wednesday: Original drummer for the East Coast rock band, Boston[vii]—Sib Hashian—drops dead while performing on a cruise ship in Nassau, Bahamas; he was age 67.  Elsewhere, the House of Representatives is preparing to vote on the future of the Affordable Care Act, one of the failed Obama era messes that Donald Trump promised to end on Day 1.  Across the nation, liberals are out running riot in the streets, screaming don’t take away our healthcare.  Wah, wah, wah, everyone receiving Obamacare is receiving it thanks to government subsidies which are bankrupting the government.  Obamacare MUST GO.  NOW.
  68. 2018 Thursday: According to new scientific research, the Great Floating Island of Garbage haunting the waters between California and Hawaii contains more than 1.8 trillion pieces of garbage and thanks to China, Russia, and the Third World continues expanding by the minute.  Meanwhile, in eastern China at Yancheng, a chemical Xiangshui plant explodes with such magnitude that it registers as an earthquake, killing at least 64 and at least- according to Chinese reporting 28 missing.  Wow.
  69. 2019 Friday: Rumors continue to abound that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, nicknamed the “Boy Scout,” will soon release his more than two-plus years witch hunt into all-things Russian collusion and President Donald J. Trump.  People who either helped initiate the potential coup or who have knowledge of the farce begin distancing themselves from the impending release of the final report.   Millions of Americans hope that when the report clears the president, that the people who launched the coup- Andrew McCabe, Rod J. Rosenstein, James Comey, James Clapper, John Brennan, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Loretta Lynch, Sally Yates, Peter Strzok and his paramour Lisa Page, and numerous others- including Barack Hussein Obama- will face justice. 
  70. 2020 Sunday: COVID-19 continues crisscrossing the world with the death toll now sitting at 15,000 with loads more to follow.  Worldwide, there are at least 340,000 confirmed cases of the bat virus with several nations such as Italy feeling the brunt of the growing pandemic.  The Gaza Strip, Afghanistan, and Syria report their first cases while German Chancellor Angela Merkel goes into self-imposed quarantine following her personal physician testing positive for this evil crap.  The U.S. is trying to prevent foreign flights coming in so as to stop the spread of the virus but in some areas, particularly Democrat-controlled areas, they aren’t taking it seriously as they should.   In Japan, the Summer Olympics are up in the air what with some nations now saying they aren’t going to send athletes.
  71. 2021 Monday: Stick around to discover what is happening today…

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The archivists of UFO at the band’s original label got a superb idea and released the first two albums compiled on one CD- all remastered of course- entitled, “An Introduction to UFO” (March 06, 2006).  Back in the day, the band featured Phil Mogg (vocals), Mick Bolton (guitars), Pete Way (bass), and Andy Parker (drums and percussion) and you get the first two albums- “UFO 1,” “UFO 2- Flying,” and a few other cherry-picked tunes  IF you have yet to introduce yourself to this phenomenal band, folks, this is a wonderful way in which you and your ears can get into the groove.  Granted, at Amazon the CD sells for around $15.99 which is a superb price.  When it comes to rock music, only buy the best and friends, UFO is among the top 20 greatest British rock bands.

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[i] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of famed guitarist George Benson one day.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day when we do.

[iii] We definitely look forward to presenting the music of Joe Cocker, the famed British ex-bricklayer who blew the minds of the world at the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[iv] 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. 

[v] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[vi] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

[vii] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Boston but when we do, we will alert the readership.  Stay tuned for further developments.

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GG. 1954 Saturday: at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, General Giap of the People’s Liberation Army has his sights set on drawing closer to the main French base but first, his troops would have to grab control of No Man’s Land which meant more trenches had to be dug to approach the various Huguettes west of the main airstrip. The French are still able to get some daredevil pilots to fly in, do quick drops and take some wounded out so the People’s Army has to stop this by taking control of the strip as best they can.

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U.S. Secretary of War Peter Buell Porter; Emerson, Lake, & Palmer featuring Carl Palmer, Jerry Reed, John and Yoko Lennon, Pacific Gas & Electric featuring Glenn Schwartz, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring Sam Lay:

  1. 141 Monday: On this date, the sixth recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs.
  2. 1345 Saturday: Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars align on this date, thought to be a cause of the Black Death at the time.
  3. 1413 Saturday: England’s King Henry the IV died on this date leading to the rise of King Henry the V.
  4. 1627 Saturday: France and Spain sign an accord with which to fight the ongoing spread of Protestantism.
  5. 1760 Thursday: The great fire of Boston- a conflagration that lasted 10 hours- destroyed 349 buildings and 11 ships but took NO lives.
  6. 1792 Tuesday: In Paris, the Legislative Assembly approved the use of the guillotine.
  7. 1800 Thursday: The French defeat the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Heliopolis and advance on Cairo.
  8. 1815 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte returned to Paris after escaping exile on the Isle of Elba, beginning his “Hundred Days” rule.
  9. 1816 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) asserts the right to review the decisions of state courts.
  10. 1844 Wednesday: In Niagara Falls, New York, the 12th U.S. Secretary of War- Peter Buell Porter- died.  A Democratic-Republican, (then National Republican, and finally a Whig), he served under President John Quincy Adams from 05-23-1828 to 03-09-1829.
  11. 1852 Saturday: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s influential novel about slavery, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” underwent first publishing in book form after first appearing in serialized form.
  12. 1854 Monday: Approximately 50 anti-slavery abolitionists got together in Ripon, Wisconsin, to form what would become the modern-day Republican Party.  Democrats SWEAR they are the anti-slavery party but they are lying scumbags who have been throughout the history of the nation the party of hate, racism, and bigotry.
  13. 1865 Monday: A plan by John Wilkes Booth to abduct President Abraham Lincoln fell apart when the president changed his plans and did not appear at the Soldier’s Home near Washington, D.C.
  14. 1868 Friday: The James-Younger Gang robs a bank in Russellville, Kentucky, of $14,000.
  15. 1885 Friday: John Matzeliger of Suriname patented the shoe-lacing machine.
  16. 1890 Thursday: Kaiser Wilhelm II fires Chancellor Otto von Bismarck.
  17. 1896 Friday: In the wake of a revolution, U.S. Marines landed in the Central American nation of Nicaragua to protect American interests.
  18. 1897 Saturday: The first U.S. orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary incorporated in New York.  Meanwhile, the first intercollegiate basketball game using five players per team took place.  In a contest between Yale and Pennsylvania, the former won the contest by a score of 32-10.
  19. 1899 Monday: At Sing Sing Prison, Martha M. Place received the dubious honor of becoming the first woman to undergo execution in the electric chair.
  20. 1912 Wednesday: A coalmine explosion in McCurtain, Oklahoma, claimed the lives of 73 workers.
  21. 1914 Friday: The first international figure skating championship occurred in New Haven, Connecticut.
  22. 1917 Tuesday: After U-Boats sink three more American merchant ships, President Woodrow Wilson meets with his Cabinet, who agrees with him that American entry into World War I seems inevitable.
  23. 1922 Monday: The U.S. Navy commissions its first aircraft carrier, the USS Langley.
  24. 1933 Monday: The Nazis complete work on their first concentration camp, Dachau.
  25. 1935 Wednesday: Future drummer with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band[i]—Sam Lay—is born on this date in Birmingham, Alabama.
  26. 1937 Saturday: Fame country musician, Jerry Reed, is born on this date in Atlanta, Georgia.
  27. 1941 Thursday: The Nazis and Yugoslavia sign a pact making them a part of the Axis.  Elsewhere, the Fascist Italians are struggling in Greece which means the Nazis are going to have to come to their aid lest the British begin pushing them completely out of the country and open a southern front.  The Germans are planning to invade Russia in May, this is extremely problematic.  Meanwhile, future guitarist with the California rock band, Pacific Gas & Electric[ii]– Glenn Schwartz- is born on this date in Cleveland, Ohio.  
  28. 1942 Friday: The Nazis begin an air assault on the island of Malta.  Meanwhile, U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur, having evacuated the Philippines at the order of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, told reporters upon arriving in Terowie, Australia, “I came out of Bataan, and I shall return.”
  29. 1943 Saturday: as General George S. Patton attacks the Afrika Korps from the west, Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery begins breaking through the Mareth Line in Tunisia, one of the last remaining strongpoints manned by Axis troops.  The end of the Afrika Korps is coming soon.
  30. 1950 Monday: Future rock drummer with Emerson, Lake & Palmer[iii]—Carl Palmer—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  31. 1951 Tuesday: The Indonesian army launches an assault against its Islamists fighting for independence.
  32. 1952 Thursday: The final treaty restoring the sovereignty of Japan undergoes ratification on this date.
  33. 1954 Saturday: at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, General Giap of the People’s Liberation Army has his sights set on drawing closer to the main French base but first, his troops would have to grab control of No Man’s Land which meant more trenches had to be dug to approach the various Huguettes west of the main airstrip.  The French are still able to get some daredevil pilots to fly in, do quick drops and take some wounded out so the People’s Army has to stop this by taking control of the strip as best they can.
  34. 1965 Saturday: President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered 4,000 troops to protect the Selma-Montgomery civil rights marchers.
  35. 1968 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs a bill removing gold backing from U.S. paper money.
  36. 1969 Thursday: John Lennon[iv] married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar.  Meanwhile, President Richard M. Nixon vows to end the war in Vietnam by 1970.
  37. 1972 Monday: 19 mountain climbers lost their lives on Japan’s Mount Fuji during an avalanche.  
  38. 1976 Saturday: A jury of her peers convicts newspaper heiress, Patricia Hearst, for her part in a bank robbery with the Symbionese Liberation Army.  She received a sentence of up to seven years in prison; however, she was released after serving 22 months and was pardoned in 2001 by President Bill Clinton.
  39. 1981 Friday: The Argentine high court sentences Isabel Peron, the ex-president, to 8 years in prison for corruption.
  40. 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment that would allow spoken prayer in public schools.
  41. 1985 Wednesday: Libby Riddles won the 1,135-mile Anchorage-to-Nome dog race, becoming the first woman to win the Iditarod.
  42. 1987 Friday: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve the sale of AZT, an AIDS treatment said to work.
  43. 1988 Sunday: Eight-year old Deandra Anrig found herself airborne when an airplane flying over Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California snagged the string of her kite.  Deandra was lifted 10 feet off the ground and carried for some 100 feet until she let go; she was not seriously hurt.  Meanwhile, in the second round of their heavyweight-boxing match, Mike Tyson knocks out Tony Tubbs to win the title.
  44. 1989 Monday: Robert J. Kerr replaces Robert M. Gates as assistant director of the CIA. 
  45. 1991 Wednesday: The U.S. forgives Poland $2 billion in loan debt.
  46. 1995 Monday: In Tokyo, 12 people died, more than 5,500 others sickened when Aum Shinrikyo cult members leaked packages containing the poisonous gas sarin on five separate subway trains.  
  47. 1999 Saturday: Legoland California opened in Carlsbad.
  48. 2002 Wednesday: Senators John McCain, R-AZ, and Russ Feingold, D-WI, see their baby move closer to becoming law, the McCain-Feingold Act.  By a final vote of 60-40, the ‘campaign finance reform act’ is expected to have an impact but when it comes to ‘financing campaigns,’ nothing ever keeps out the DARK MONEY.
  49. 2003 Thursday: The United States, Great Britain, Australia, and Poland invade Iraq sans United Nations sanctions.  Airstrikes have already been crisscrossing the country and it appears that the Iraqis are unprepared to contend with this assault.  Little did the Coalition troops know that Saddam Hussein had a plan, a good plan.  Government forces disappear into the shadows and an insurrection fueled by religious extremism will blossom in it’s place.  That won’t happen for several months however…
  50. 2004 Saturday:  In Taiwan, despite being shot in the stomach by an unknown assailant, President Chen Shui-bian wins another term as president.  The results are close so his opponent decries the election as ‘unfair’ but the results hold firm.   Meanwhile, in the United States, millions of people in this country and across the world take to the streets protesting the first anniversary of the war in Iraq.  It started out well and everyone in Congress- including the Democrats- were onboard but as soon as it went south, everyone was all over President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney (especially him), and the administration.
  51. 2005 Sunday: In Fukuoka, Japan, the first major earthquake to hit in more than a century occurs killing one person and injuring numerous others which also causes massive evacuations.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in Beijing to meet with Chi-Com President Hu Jintao.
  52. 2006 Monday: In Chad, the rebel movement seeking to overthrow President Idris Deby launches an attack in the eastern part of the country that kills 150 government soldiers and injures countless others.   Meanwhile Russian thug Vladimir Putin visits Beijing to discuss energy projects with Chi-Com thug, Hu Jintao.
  53. 2007 Tuesday: Democrats continue screeching and whining about the Bush White House firing a bunch of federal attorneys.  President Bush agrees to permit White House Chief of Staff Karl Rove and former White House Counsel Harriet Miers testify but NOT under oath.   Meanwhile, the French government signs an extradition treaty with communist China.  They will ONLY extradite people involved in DEATH PENALTY CASES and only if the communists agree not to condemn the individual to death.  Typical European thinking.
  54. 2008 Thursday: The communist Chinese are having a hell of time trying to quell the rising unrest in Tibet.  Well, go figure- the Chi-Coms are interlopers and Tibet is NOT their country yet they claim it, persecute their people, and are searching for the Dalai Lama as though he is a common criminal.   The Dalai Lama offers to meet with the Chi-Coms but in response they load up hundreds of military vehicles loaded with soldiers to crush the INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT.
  55. 2009 Friday: Somali pirates board their swift boats and take to the high seas attacking the Greek-flagged cargo ship, MV Titan. 
  56. 2010 Saturday: In Lebanon, the authorities arrest four of their citizens, accused of being recruited by the Mossad to spay on their fellow citizens.  As the authorities take them in, two manage to escape and make it into Israel.  Jerusalem remains mum on the incident.  Meanwhile, in Russia, people take to the streets to protest the policies of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin who continues erecting a Soviet-like police state block by block by block.
  57. 2011 Sunday: The Arab Spring continues: the people of Morocco turn out in the thousands to demand an end to corruption and civil rights for all citizens.  Bahrain is experiencing problems as is Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and Libya.  Arabs across the Middle East are hopping mad with their governments and their governments are taken by surprise.  It will lead to a complete restructuring of much of the Middle East.   
  58. 2012 Tuesday: Violence continues to rage across Iraq with 50 people killed and another 240 plus injured as terrorists conduct suicide bombings, shootings, kidnappings, and other violence.  At least 10 cities are experiencing a wave of violence.  Elsewhere, Pope Benedict XVI appoints three new bishops for the United States- one in Baltimore, Maryland, the second in Tallahassee-Pensacola, Florida, and the third in Cheap Trick’s[v] home, Rockford, Illinois.
  59. 2013 Wednesday: Zillur Rahman, age 84, the president of Bangladesh, dies in office after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Singapore; the government declared three days of mourning.  Meanwhile, following the U.S. State Department’s comments on next month’s Venezuelan elections, Caracas cuts off a back-channel line of communications with Washington, D.C.  The Venezuelans would NEVER dream of holding corrupt or crooked elections not with Smartmatic Software and allegedly Dominion Voting Systems machines, allegedly.
  60. 2014 Thursday: Rising Asian demand for Champagne will represent increasing export growth, with Japan currently the fourth-largest export market after the U.K., the U.S. and Germany.   Meanwhile, the world is growing increasingly upset with the Russian occupation and annexation of the Crimea but there is nothing anyone will do to stop Vladimir Putin’s road to conquest.  Next, and even more perplexing, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, orders an investigation into HOW and even more important WHY the CIA ‘breached’ the U.S. Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence’s computers.[vi]  
  61. 2015 Friday: The creator of “Berry’s World,” cartoonist Jim Berry, dies at age 83.  Meanwhile, former Liberal Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser (served 1975-83) dies at age 84.  Elsewhere, ISIS releases video of the executions of three Kurdish peshmerga soldiers and announces with glee that ‘there are going to be more from where those came.’  Savage sons of bitches, we need to radiate all of them.
  62. 2016 Sunday: President Barack Hussein Obama and his family arrive in Cuba for a three-day visit.  He was the first U.S. president to visit the island nation since 1928.  His visit, however, was the first by any American president since the island went communist in the 1950s so thank you, Mr. Obama, for being such a pro-Castro POS.
  63. 2017 Monday: The American psychotherapist who coined the term ‘homophobia’ dies at the age of 87.  We do not know if Dr. George Weinberg was himself a homosexual but he’s the one who crafted the term.  Meanwhile, confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia commence today.  Of course, liberals are hopping mad over the fact that their guy, Merrick Garland, never had a hearing but it is what it is.  Elsewhere, fired FBI Director James Comey is going to testify before the House Intelligence Committee today.
  64. 2018 Tuesday: Actress Cynthia Nixon from “Sex in the City” announces she will run for New York governor.  She would go down in flames to the dimwit Andrew Cuomo.  Meanwhile, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman meets with President Donald J. Trump at the White House.  Elsewhere, after allegations of rape and other sex crimes continue hammering Harvey Weinstein- close associate of Bill and Hillary Clinton- the Weinstein Company files for Chapter 11 protections.
  65. 2019 Wednesday: According to the World Happiness Report, Finland is the happiest country on planet Earth while the South Sudan is the least-happiest nation.  Meanwhile, South Korean authorities arrest four scumbags for secretly filming at least 1,600 hotel guests doing the nasty and selling the footage to online Websites. Elsewhere, Disney forks out $71.3 billion to buy 21st Century Fox and all its individual parts.  Next, U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras issues a ruling that HALTS oil and natural gas drilling in Wyoming.  The reason: climate change.   
  66. 2020 Friday: The Chinese Virus is sweeping across the world.  At first, health authorities- especially in the United States and Europe- were very dismissive of the Wuhan Flu whereas now, businesses are closing and a two-week mandatory order in the U.S. is enacted.  “Two weeks to flatten the curve and then life can return to normal” is the mantra.  People like the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci told us early on that masks were not important whereas now, everyone must wear them if they wish to journey out to the doctor or to big box stores.  Toilet paper, paper towels, Kleenex and napkins have become a thing of the past.  The shelves of stores are being stripped clean with only foodstuffs people don’t like clinging to the shelves.
  67. 2021 Saturday: DAY 60 of the Biden Regime- stick around and find out what the fossilized Biden Regime, the Fake News Media, and the Chi-Coms are up to today- everyone knows it’s going to be good…

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[i] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

[ii] We promoted the music of Pacific Gas & Electric beginning on Thursday, 12-January-2012 through Sunday, 15-January-2012.  Although this band was not around for more than 3-4 years, they rocked their socks off which is why we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection. 

[iii] We hope to present the music of the Nice as well as Emerson, Lake & Palmer at some point within the next five years.  Please remain posted for the day that we do.

[iv] 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.

[v] We are thinking that we are going to do the music of Cheap Trick very, very soon.

[vi] Obviously, this is President Barack Obama’s thug’s handiwork, CIA Director John Brennan.  Obama is spying on his own flipping people.

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President Grover Cleveland; Vice President John C. Calhoun; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Brockholst Livingston; U.S. Secretary of State John C. Calhoun; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano; Blues Image featuring Joe Lala, Chuck Berry, Derek and the Dominos featuring Bobby Whitlock, the Doobie Brothers featuring John Hartman, Gillan featuring Bernie Tormé, the Mamas and the Papas featuring John Phillips, Procol Harum featuring B.J. Wilson, the Rolling Stones, and Steppenwolf featuring Kent Henry:

  1. 37 A.D.: The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula emperor.
  2. 417: St. Zosimus begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  3. 731 Wednesday: St. Gregory III begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  4. 1229 Sunday: German Emperor Frederick II crowns himself king of Jerusalem.
  5. 1314 Sunday: Jacques de Molay, the 23rd and the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar meets his fate at the hands of his tormentors at the stake.
  6. 1438 Friday: Albrecht II von Hapsburg becomes king of Germany.
  7. 1532 Friday: The English Parliament forbids payments by the church to Rome.
  8. 1766 Tuesday: Britain repealed the Stamp Act of 1765 due to its unpopularity among the colonists in New England.
  9. 1782 Monday: The future seventh vice president of the United States, 1825-1832—Democrat John C. Calhoun—is born on this date in Abbeville, South Carolina.  A future member of several parties, he would serve under Presidents John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson from 03-04-1825 to 12-28-1832.  Calhoun would also serve his nation as its 16th U.S. secretary of state.  In this capacity, he would serve under President John Tyler from 04-01-1844 to 03-10-1845.  Prior to this, he served the nation as its 10th U.S. secretary of war under President James Monroe from 12-08-1817 to 03-04-1825.  He then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, then, the U.S. Senate, and finally to the vice presidency. 
  10. 1813 Thursday: David Melville patented the gas streetlamp on this date.
  11. 1818 Wednesday: Congress approved its first pensions for government service.
  12. 1823 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 15th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice of the United States Henry Brockholst Livingston died.  President Thomas Jefferson nominated his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Federalist Associate Justice William Paterson.  He served from 11-10-1806 to 03-18-1823.
  13. 1834 Tuesday: In Pennsylvania, construction workers completed work on the first railroad tunnel in the United States on today’s date.
  14. 1837 Saturday: The 22nd and 24th president of the United States, Grover Cleveland, a Democrat, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey.
  15. 1850 Monday: Henry Wells and William Fargo founded American Express on this date.
  16. 1865 Saturday: The Congress of the Confederate States adjourns for the last time.
  17. 1874 Wednesday: Hawaii signed a treaty with the United States, which granted America the right to exclusive trade.
  18. 1877 Sunday: President Rutherford B. Hayes appoints Frederick Douglas the marshal of Washington, D.C.
  19. 1881 Friday: Barnum and Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth opened at Madison Square Garden on today’s date.
  20. 1882 Saturday: Opponents of the Earp family assassinate Morgan Earp while playing billiards in Tombstone, Arizona.
  21. 1895 Monday: 200 black Americans leave Savanah, Georgia, bound for settlement in Liberia.
  22. 1899 Saturday: Astronomers discovered the moon Phoebe, which orbits the planet Saturn.
  23. 1902 Tuesday: The government of Ottoman Turkey grants a German business firm the right to build a railway line running from Berlin through Ottoman territory to Baghdad, Iraq.
  24. 1903 Wednesday: France dissolved the Catholic religious orders.   Meanwhile, in Livorno, Italy, future foreign minister of Fascist Italy and son-in-law of Benito Mussolini, Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano is born.
  25. 1909 Thursday: Einar Dessau of Denmark used a short-wave transmitter to become the first person to broadcast as a “ham” operator.
  26. 1910 Friday: On this date, the first opera by a U.S. composer performed at the Met in New York City.
  27. 1911 Saturday: Former President Theodore Roosevelt opened Roosevelt Dam in Arizona, which was the largest dam in America at that time.  Elsewhere, North Dakota enacted a hail insurance law.
  28. 1916 Saturday: During World War I, Czarist Russia countered the Verdun assault on the Western Front with an attack at Lake Naroch on the Eastern Front, the Russians lost 100,000 men and the Germans lost 20,000 in defending against them.
  29. 1920 Thursday: Greece adopted the Gregorian calendar on this date.  
  30. 1922 Saturday: British officials in India sentence Mahatmas K. Gandhi to six years in prison for civil disobedience.  H
  31. 1925 Wednesday: The Tri-State Tornado struck southeastern Missouri, southern Illinois, and southwestern Indiana, resulting in some 700 deaths.
  32. 1931 Wednesday: Schick Inc. displayed the first electric shaver.
  33. 1937 Thursday: Some 300 people, mostly children, died in a gas explosion at the New London Consolidate School in New London, Texas.
  34. 1938 Friday: Mexican President Lazaro Cardenas nationalized his country’s petroleum reserves and took control of foreign-owned oil facilities.  Elsewhere, New York commenced requiring serological blood tests of pregnant women.
  35. 1940 Monday: Benito Mussolini’s Italy joins Hitler’s Germany in its war on France and Great Britain.  The meeting between the two dictators took place in the Brenner Pass.
  36. 1942 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed an executive order authorizing the World War II Relocation Authority, the governmental entity that took charge of interning Japanese Americans, with Milton S. Eisenhower (the younger brother of Dwight D. Eisenhower) as its director.  Meanwhile, the third military draft in the U.S. commenced during World War II.  Elsewhere, the British are preparing to launch Force 21 in another week or so, a combined force of Royal Marines, Army troops, and a small flotilla.  The purpose is to sail around Africa and to invade Vichy French-controlled Madagascar so as to deny it to the Imperial Japanese.
  37. 1943 Thursday: Following the showing at Kasserine Pass in Tunisia, General George S. Patton leads a revamped/retrained II Corps back into the fight to rout the remnants of the Afrika Korps.
  38. 1944 Saturday: Due to Hungary switching sides to Stalin’s Russia, the Nazis occupy their country.  There are still Hungarians willing to fight with their Nazi allies against the communists because what the communists are offering is far worse than their alliance with Germany.  Meanwhile, the Red Army is also rolling into Romania on this date, another member nation of the Axis.
  39. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, 1,250 Allied bombers attack the Nazi capital of Berlin.  On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is approaching Danzig, Poland, what today is Gdansk.  German forces are fleeing to the west as the Soviets continue the fight, driving into Poland ostensibly to ‘liberate Poland’ but in truth to conquer it and to then put a communist regime in Warsaw.
  40. 1946 Monday: At the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering is still in the witness dock.  He will not accept fault for his crimes and defends the actions that he and his fellow Nazis took during the war.  He’s a tough nut to crack.  Goering, however, knows the score- he knows he’s destined for the hangman’s noose unless a miracle happens.
  41. 1947 Tuesday: Barrie “B.J.” Wilson, future drummer of the British rock group, Procol Harum[i], was born in Edmonton, London, England, on this date.
  42. 1948 Thursday: Future famed keyboardist, who played with Eric Clapton in Derek and the Dominos[ii], Bobby Whitlock, is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.  Meanwhile, the first signs of a split in the communist alliance between Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union and Tito’s Yugoslavia occurs as Russian advisors head home.
  43. 1949 Friday: The treaty for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, aka NATO, wins ratification in the U.S. Senate.
  44. 1950 Saturday: Future drummer with the rock band, the Doobie Brothers[iii]—John Hartman—is born on this date in Falls Church, Virginia.
  45. 1952 Tuesday: In Philadelphia, an optometrist fitted the first plastic lenses for a cataract patient.  Meanwhile, guitarist with Ian Gillan’s solo band, Gillan[iv]– Bernie Tormé- is born on this date.
  46. 1954 Thursday: Howard Hughes—the first person ever to own a motion picture studio—bought RKO Pictures for $23 million on this date.   Elsewhere, in French Indochina, after five-plus days of heavy fighting, the battle has fallen into a temporary lull.  The communists are consolidating their wins while the French are trying to drive the Viet Minh back and off their main airfield.  In the fighting, the French Union troops have lost three of 12 battalions although two have managed to parachute in to replace them.  On the other side of the dividing line, General Giap is calling for reinforcements and fresh supplies as his losses assaulting French positions have been horribly costly.  It is a horrifying battle but whoever wins it will determine control of the country.
  47. 1959 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Hawaii statehood bill, which led to it officially becoming a state on August 21, 1959.
  48. 1962 Sunday: France and Algerian rebels signed the Evian Accords, a cease-fire agreement that took effect the next day ending the Algerian War.
  49. 1963 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Gideon v. Wainwright, ruled unanimously that state courts were required to provide legal counsel to criminal defendants who could not afford to hire an attorney on their own. 
  50. 1965 Thursday: The first spacewalk took place as Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov went outside his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether.  Meanwhile, the Rolling Stones[v] receive fines of £5 each for public urination.
  51. 1967 Saturday: “Penny Lane,” by the Beatles[vi] hits #1 on the pop music charts.  Combined with “Strawberry Fields Forever,” these two tunes became massive sellers.  Both would eventually end up on the “Magical Mystery Tour” album’s B-Side.
  52. 1970 Wednesday: For the first time in U.S. history, the USPS postal union calls for a strike.
  53. 1974 Monday: Most OPEC members end the oil embargo against the United States, an embargo caused by the U.S. support for Israel in the Yom Kippur War.
  54. 1977 Friday: The United States restricts travel of its citizens to the following nations: Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
  55. 1981 Wednesday: In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres set a record of 9 goals in one period against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  56. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. Treasury Department announced that it would begin weaving a clear, polyester thread into bills to thwart counterfeiters.                                                                                                                                                            
  57. 1990 Sunday: The first free elections took place in East Germany.  Meanwhile, art thieves stole 13 paintings from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.  Since art experts valued the paintings at a whopping $100 million, the heist became the largest art robbery in history.  
  58. 1991 Monday: In the seventh round of their heavyweight match, Mike Tyson beats Donovan “Razor Ruddock.  Billed as the “Fight of the Year,” this bout pitted two hard-punching boxers against one another.  However, the judges threw the fight to Tyson by awarding him with a TKO victory.   Once given the victory, Ruddock’s corner stormed into the ring and went after the referee which caused Tyson’s corner to enter the ring and a brief melee ensued.
  59. 1992 Wednesday: Famed Disco queen Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
  60. 1995 Saturday: Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17-month retirement from the NBA.   
  61. 1996 Monday: In the Philippines city of Quezon, a massive nightclub fire claims the lives of at least 162 people and injures scores of others.
  62. 2000 Saturday: in the Republic of China (Nationalist China) aka Taiwan- Chen Shui-bian wins the presidential election.  Taiwan is a free democracy living in the shadow of a communist giant who will resort to any act no matter how criminal to force Taiwan to become part of the People’s Republic of China.
  63. 2001 Sunday: Founding member and guiding light of the Mamas and the Papas[vii]—John Phillips—died from heart failure on this date in Los Angeles, California.  He was age 65.
  64. 2002 Monday: The Ramones are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on this date.  Meanwhile, the initial invasion of Afghanistan is over.  Operation Anaconda saw to the killing of loads of Taliban and Al-Qaida garbage.   The hunt for Osama bin Laden is on.
  65. 2003 Tuesday: Tomorrow is the jumping off point for the invasion of Iraq.  Hundreds of millions of people across the world are praying the world will not go to war but to war the United States would go, all because the Military-Industrial-Political Complex will rake in tens of billions of dollars in war materials, conquered territory, and regime change.  President George W. Bush, PLEASE- don’t do this.  We beg you.  Meanwhile, the foreign ministry in Iraq labels President Bush a ‘war criminal’ before the war is even under way.
  66. 2004 Thursday: Howard Dean announces he is going to form a far-left organization of people of like mind, the progressive Democracy for America group.  This guy’s a nut.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives votes to double the bounty atop the head of wanted international terrorist, Osama bin Laden.  Find the POS and kill him.
  67. 2005 Friday: Doctors in Florida, acting on the orders of a state judge, removed Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube.  Despite the efforts of congressional Republicans to intervene and repeated court appeals by the parents of Schiavo, the brain-damaged woman died on March 31, 2005, at age 41.
  68. 2006 Saturday: Following a U.N. Security Council vote just days before authorizing any naval force encountering pirates off the coast of East Africa to engage, a U.S. Naval squadron encounters Somali pirates and lights them up killing at least 1, wounding others, and taking 12 prisoners.  Excellent action.  Pirates must be eliminated from the high seas.  Elsewhere, Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine are fighting one another as they try to form a unified cabinet.
  69. 2007 Sunday: The war in Iraq continues killing people and destroying property.  A bomb goes off in Baghdad killing at least 11 people and wounding God knows how many others.   Elsewhere, French crime writer Cesare Battisti is arrested in Brazil.  Apparently, his home country’s courts in Italy convicted him in absentia of two murders back in the 1970s.  The Italian police were finally able to capture the rogue and extradict him back to Rome to face justice.
  70. 2008 Tuesday: You know it’s an election year when loads of limp-wristed sissies turn out to protest the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.  Look, we agree, NO one wanted George W. Bush to invade Iraq but the more we think about it, the more it appears that the Deep State aka the Military-Industrial-Political Complex egged him on to do it because industrialists and corporatists can only make money when bombs are dropping on Middle Eastern and other Third World targets and blood is being shed for oil.  When we don’t even get the oil, it’s even worse.  Fricking Dick Cheney!   Meanwhile, Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, does his best to distance himself from the insane comments made by his ‘former’ Reverend Jeremiah “Chickens Have Come Home to Roost” Wright in whose church Senator and Mrs. Obama sat for 20 years.
  71. 2009 Wednesday: Kent Henry, former guitarist with Blues Image and Steppenwolf[viii] died at age 60 from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in Portland, Oregon.  Meanwhile, the Fed announces its plan to buy up to $1.2 trillion in bonds and securities with which it hopes to stabilize a damaged economy.  Meanwhile, as an uproar continues over the bonuses AIG plans to give to its board members and CEO, AIG announces that the recipients will return ‘half of their bonuses’ to the government.   Get them and get the hell out of town.
  72. 2010 Thursday: In anticipation of passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- the PPACA, aka the ACA, aka Obamacare- the White House delays an overseas trip so President Barack Obama can sign the bill when it reaches his desk.  The Democrats expect to have the 216 votes with which to pass this monstrosity that will destroy the American healthcare system for generations to come, lead to lower-quality healthcare, and create ‘Death Panels’ with which government bureaucrats will eliminate what the Nazis called, “Useless eaters,” people who took more resources to stay alive than they gave back to society.  We hope it won’t pass.
  73. 2011 Friday: After the United States, Britain, and France authorized a No-Fly Zone over Libya, Libyan authorities announced that it would call for a ceasefire, which it immediately violated by killing 25 civilians in Misrata.   Meanwhile, the MESSENGER spacecraft goes into orbit around the planet Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun.
  74. 2012 Sunday: Armed rebels are running amok in Damascus, Syria.  Following a massive car bomb blowing up part of the city, raging gun battles break out in the streets leading to at least 27 dead and countless others injured.   Meanwhile, the U.S. military identifies the shooter of 16 Afghan civilians as U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Bales.  Currently, he is being held in solitary confinement at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.  Afghan President Hamid Karzai is screeching about ‘multiple shooters killing the 16 which included 9 children’ but no evidence supporting those allegations is found.   Sgt. Bales enlisted in the military following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and had served multiple tours fighting terrorists.
  75. 2013 Monday: At Kano, Nigeria, an explosion at a bus park claims the lives of 25 people and injures numerous others.  Meanwhile, an explosion erupts claiming the lives of 10 people and injures 20 others as a car bomb goes off in Mogadishu, Somalia.
  76. 2014 Tuesday: President Obama awards 24 Medals of Honor to veterans originally overlooked due to ethnic or racial bias.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., today’s Mega Millions multistate lottery drawing has two winning tickets; the $400 million jackpot is the third largest in the game’s history.  Elsewhere in Washington, D.C., the U.S. government shutters the Syrian Embassy and sends its diplomats home to Damascus.  Meanwhile, founding member of Blues Image[ix] as well as performer with other bands—drummer/percussionist Joe Lala—died on this date in his home town of Tampa, Florida, at age 66 from lung cancer.  Finally, famed NBA coach Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to become the president of the New York Knicks.  Oh, well.
  77. 2015 Wednesday: Although election consultants sent by President Barack Obama to help the opposition to Israeli leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, worked hard and spent millions to beat the prime minister, Netanyahu and his Likud Party retain power.  Mr. Netanyahu set out to form a new coalition government.   Elsewhere, violence breaks out in Frankfurt, Germany, during a massive protest against austerity measures proposed by Berlin. 
  78. 2016 Friday: American actor Joe Santos of Rockford Files fame dies at age 84.  Elsewhere, following imposition of new sanctions on North Korea, South Korea reports that its northern neighbor fired off two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan.   Meanwhile, European Union leaders are trying to bribe Turkey to do something about halting the ongoing flow of Muslim ‘refugees’ from the Middle East, Central Asia, and other parts of the region through their country and into Europe.  Something has got to give.
  79. 2017 Saturday: The founder of rock-and-roll—the great Chuck Berry[x]—died from natural causes at the age of 90 in Wentzville, Missouri.  Meanwhile, as Iraqi military forces begin assaulting ISIS positions in western Mosul, tens of thousands of civilians try to flee through the battle lines.  The Iraqis have to sort out civilian from terrorist, it’s an onerous process but a necessary one.
  80. 2018 Sunday: In a ‘shock of shocks’ (yeah, right), Russian thug president and oligarch Vladimir Putin wins his fourth term with 76-percent of the vote.  Meanwhile, Sri Lanka ends the state of emergency it declared on March 06, 2018, after anti-Muslim riots got out of hand.
  81. 2019 Monday: According to the U.S. National Weather Service, historic, catastrophic flooding occurs as parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota find themselves battling floodwaters.  Of course, this is a SIGN of ‘Climate Change.’  Ooh, la-la. Elsewhere, New Zealand mourns the loss of people killed in the recent mosque shootings, urging the populace to show compassion for the Muslim population.   Meanwhile, in Utrecht, Netherlands, a jihadist seeking revenge for the mosque shootings in New Zealand opens fire on a train, killing three people and wounding others.  The police finally track the POS down and discover that he is a Turkish immigrant.   Bring out the old guillotine.   
  82. 2020 Wednesday: As of today, there are 214,894 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the “Wuhan Virus,” the one the Peoples’ Republic of China dumped on the world.  Currently, we have 8,732 confirmed deaths with 83,313 recoveries.  China continues leading the death toll with 3,122 followed by Italy with 2,978 and then Iran with 1,135 deaths.  After them, Spain acknowledges 623 deaths followed by France with 148, then South Korea with 84, the United Kingdom with 71, then the Netherlands with 58, and the U.S. with 55 deaths.  Meanwhile, after getting his butt clobbered in the previous day’s presidential primaries, Sen. Bernie Sanders announces the suspension of his presidential run.  Thus, Joe Biden is the de facto winner of the nomination which means, who will contest him at the convention or even before?  Will it be moronic Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York who seems to be on TV every flipping day acting as though he is the ‘shadow president’ or will it be Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama?  Possibly, since Democrats OWE Donald Trump at least three years, perhaps the president should postpone elections until November 2024?  On Wall Street, the DOW Jones Industrial Average closes at 19,898.92, a drop of 1,338.46 or -6.30%.  The S & P closes at 2,398.10, a drop of 131.09 or -5.18.  Finally, the NASDAQ closes at 6,989.84, a drop of 344.94 or -4.70%.
  83. 2021 Thursday: DAY 58 of the Biden Regime.  No one knows what this decrepit old fool is up to nor do we know what his masters in Beijing are up to either.  Stick around and find out along with us.  You will be glad you did.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0407 a 36” x 48” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Ocotillos and Teddy Bears.”  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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The archivists of UFO at the band’s original label got a superb idea and released the first three albums compiled on two CDs- all remastered of course- entitled, “Flying- the Early Years 1970-1973” (August 31, 2004).  Back in the day, the band featured Phil Mogg (vocals), Mick Bolton (guitars), Pete Way (bass), and Andy Parker (drums and percussion) and you get the first three albums- “UFO 1,” “UFO 2- Flying,” and “Live.”  IF you have yet to introduce yourself to this phenomenal band, folks, this is a wonderful way in which you and your ears can get into the groove.  Granted, at Amazon the CD sells for around $50 but what the f**k?  When it comes to rock music, only buy the best and friends, UFO is among the top 20 greatest British rock band      

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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.

[ii] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  When we do, Derek and the Dominoes will be among them.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant.

[iv] 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.

[v] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor.  Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces

[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.

[vii] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

[viii] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[ix] Not sure when we will do the music of Blues Image but when we do, you will be the first to know.

[x] We look forward to promoting the music of Chuck Berry in its entirety but are not sure as to when.  Stay tuned.

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DAY FIFTY-SIX OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

President James Madison; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne; Alice Cooper featuring Michael Bruce, John & Yoko Lennon, Free featuring Andy Fraser, Heart featuring Ann Wilson, Mohammed Bijeh aka the “Tehran Desert Vampire,” and Van Halen featuring Wolfgang Van Halen:

  1. 597 B.C.: The Babylonian army captures Jerusalem where they replace Jehoiachin with Zedekiah as their king.
  2. 37 Monday: Roman Emperor Tiberius dies; Caligula succeeded him.
  3. 1190 Friday: Prior to leaving for overseas, English Crusaders first massacre the Jews of York, England.
  4. 1322 Monday: The Battle of Boroughbridge takes place in the first war of Scottish independence.
  5. 1521 Wednesday: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Philippines where natives killed him the following month.
  6. 1690 Thursday: French King Louis XIV sends troops to aid the Irish in their struggle against the British.
  7. 1751 Tuesday: James Madison, fourth president of the United States, was born in Port Conway, Virginia Colony, British North America.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve from 03-04-1809-03-04-1817.  
  8. 1802 Tuesday: President Thomas Jefferson signed a measure authorizing the establishment of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, and the establishment of the Army Corps of Engineers (the second time)
  9. 1827 Friday: The first newspaper published by blacks for blacks commences in New York, the Freedom Journal. 
  10. 1836 Wednesday: The Republic of Texas approved a constitution.  
  11. 1850 Saturday: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel, “The Scarlet Letter” was first published.
  12. 1861 Saturday: The Arizona Territory votes to leave the Union and join the Confederacy.
  13. 1869 Tuesday: Hiram R. Revels, the first black to make an official speech in the U.S. Senate, does so on this date.  Meanwhile, the 25th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 03-05-1869 until today.  He then became minister to France from 03-23-1869 to 09-05-1877.
  14. 1881 Wednesday: The Barnum and Bailey Circus made its official debut.
  15. 1912 Saturday: Future first lady Pat Nixon was born Thelma Catherine Ryan in Ely, Nevada.
  16. 1916 Thursday: The United States and Canada sign a migratory bird treaty.
  17. 1917 Friday: Russian Grand Duke Michael, brother of Czar Nicholas II, declines the throne upon his brother’s abdication.
  18. 1926 Tuesday: Rocket science pioneer Robert H. Goddard successfully tested the first liquid-fueled rocket in Auburn, Massachusetts.
  19. 1933 Thursday: Adolf Hitler appoints Hjalmar Shaft, president of the Bank of Germany.
  20. 1935 Saturday: Adolph Hitler decided to break the military terms set by the Treaty of Versailles by ordering the rearming of Germany.
  21. 1939 Thursday: Adolf Hitler completes the annexation of Czechoslovakia on this date.
  22. 1940 Saturday: During the Battle of Britain, the Luftwaffe attacks the British home fleet base at Scapa Flow.   Great Britain suffers its first casualties on its home soil. 
  23. 1943 Tuesday: In one of the most peculiar stories of World War II, stories regarding the massacre of more than 22,000 Polish military officers captured by the Soviets during the invasion of their country in 1939 begin leaking to the West.  The Katyn Forest Massacre somehow leaks and it causes both the Soviet Union and the Nazis to blame the other for the hideous crime among a litany of hideous crimes committed on the Eastern Front during World War II.  Eventually, forensic experts from both countries would investigate the crime as would the world once the war ended.  The inevitable conclusion for this mass murder falls on the Soviets because when communism befalls a Roman Catholic nation, all military officers, priests, and other intelligentsia require elimination.  The Nazis would be cleared of this crime.[i]
  24. 1944 Thursday: The U.S. XI Army Corps begins arriving at Finschhafen, New Guinea,   Once the jungles of New Guinea are completely liberated, the corps will move on to the Liberation of the Philippines later in the year on October 20, 1944.
  25. 1945 Friday: During World War II, American forces declared that they had secured Iwo Jima, although pockets of Japanese resistance remained.   On the Eastern Front, the Soviets are battling to ‘liberate’ Hungary from the Nazis.  The Nazis and their remaining loyal Hungarian troops continue fighting to stem the tide but the Soviets are now an inexorable force, driving towards Germany.
  26. 1948 Tuesday: Future rhythm guitarist/backup vocalist with the original Alice Cooper[ii] band, 1969-1974—Michael Bruce—is born on this date.
  27. 1954 Tuesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, Heart[iii]– Ann Wilson- is born in San Francisco, California, on this date.   Meanwhile in French Indochina, the Battle at Dien Bien Phu continues to rage.  The French command is basically in shock, they had not anticipated that the Viet Minh would do as well as they have.  They have overrun the various Béatrice positions and have compromised Gabrielle.  French aircraft have had problems operating in the overcast valley while their counterbattery fire has been a target for the People’s Army gunners.  There is concern among the French officers both at the base and in Hanoi that unless immediate reinforcements were brought in and the troops recovered their morale, the main camp might be lost.
  28. 1955 Wednesday: President Eisenhower upholds the use of atomic weapons in case of war.  The Soviet Union is as belligerent as ever and folks, President Eisenhower should have already nuked them and kept them in check.
  29. 1959 Monday: The USSR and Iraq sign a treaty of economic cooperation and technical aid.  The Soviets are always meddling in Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan.  They want a warmwater port.
  30. 1964 Monday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson sent Congress the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 as part of his War on Poverty.  Congress passed the measure and the president signed it into law in August of that same year.  
  31. 1966 Wednesday: NASA launched Gemini 8 on a mission to rendezvous and dock with Agena, a target vehicle in orbit; although the docking was successful, the joined vehicles began spinning wildly out of control, forcing Gemini to disconnect and abort the flight.
  32. 1968 Saturday: During the Vietnam War, the My Lai Massacre of Vietnamese civilians was carried out by U.S. Army troops; estimates of the death toll vary between 347 and 504.  The troops were hunting for Viet Cong guerillas, suffering numerous casualties from booby traps and snipers so by the time they arrived in the two hamlets of Son My village, they went on a murder spree.  Elsewhere, Senator Robert F. “Bobby” Kennedy announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on this date.
  33. 1972 Thursday: In a nationally broadcast address, President Richard M. Nixon called for a moratorium on court-ordered school busing to achieve racial desegregation.  Meanwhile, the INS serve John and Yoko Lennon[iv] deportation papers.
  34. 1978 Thursday: The U.S. Senate accepts the Panama Canal Treaty, which will return control of the canal to the Panamanians.
  35. 1984 Friday: In Beirut, Islamic jihadists kidnapped CIA station chief William Buckley.  His Hezbollah captors tortured and eventually murdered him in 1985.  South Africa and Mozambique sign a non-aggression treaty.
  36. 1985 Saturday: Terry Anderson, chief Middle East correspondent for the Associated Press, was abducted in the hellhole of Beirut; his jihadi captors eventually released him in 1991.
  37. 1988 Wednesday: Protestant extremist Michael Stone launched a one-man gun-and-grenade attack on an Irish Republican Army funeral at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast, Northern Ireland, killing three of the mourners.  Meanwhile, federal prosecutors issued indictments for Lt. Colonel Oliver North, Vice Admiral John Poindexter of the National Security Council, and two others for their involvement in the Iran-Contra affair.
  38. 1991 Saturday: Future bassist with the reformed Van Halen[v], 2004-present, Wolfgang Van Halen—is born on this date in Santa Monica, California.  Elsewhere, a plane carrying seven members of country singer Reba McEntire’s band and her tour manager crashed into Otay Mountain in southern California, killing all on board.  Meanwhile, U.S. skaters Kristi Yamaguchi, Tonya Harding, and Nancy Kerrigan swept the World Figure Skating Championships in Munich, Germany.
  39. 1994 Wednesday: Tonya Harding pleaded guilty to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for covering up the attack on her skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan.  She ended up receiving a fine of $100,000 while some of her conspirators went to prison.
  40. 1995 Thursday: The Mississippi House of Representatives formally abolishes slavery and ratifies the 13th Amendment.  Elsewhere, NASA astronaut Norman Thagard became the first American to visit the Russian space station Mir.
  41. 1996 Saturday: In their heavyweight fight, Mike Tyson knocks out Frank Bruno in Round 2.
  42. 2003 Sunday: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein warned that if Iraq were attacked, it would take the war anywhere in the world “wherever there is sky, land or water.”  President George W. Bush gave the United Nations one more day to find a diplomatic solution to the standoff.     Elsewhere, American activist Rachel Corrie, 23, lost her life when an Israeli bulldozer crushed her as she was trying to block the demolition of a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip.  No one asked the leftist to be there and it should be clear to all that she was pretty damned stupid to put herself between the home of a terrorist and an Israeli bulldozer.  No sympathy for her.
  43. 2004 Tuesday: as things in the Iraq War continue going from bad to worse, President George W. Bush begs his Coalition allies to stick it out with the U.S.  Democrats in the U.S. are doing everything to transform the war into one of major disaster so they can elect a Democrat in November.
  44. 2005 Wednesday: The Iranians execute a serial killer on this date after giving him 100 lashes.  Mohammed Bijeh, aka the Tehran Desert Vampire, was convicted of being a murderous pedophile.  Between March 2003 and September 2004, this scumbag confessed to raping and murdering at least 16 boys (and two adults) between the ages of 8 and 16.  He claimed that he suffered rape and wanted to exact revenge upon the community.  They hung a noose from a construction crane, put it around his neck, raised him up, and hung him until he was dead.  May Allah have mercy on his soul.
  45. 2006 Thursday: Global law enforcement authorities discover a worldwide child pornography ring after finding information in online chat rooms that leads to the arrests of 13 Americans, 10 Canadians, several Australians and at least 2 Brits.  Lock ‘em up.
  46. 2007 Friday: Islamic jihadists go berserk in Anbar Province launching a chlorine attack (remember: NO weapons of mass destruction in Iraq) killing at least 2 Iraqi police officers and wounding or sickening hundreds more.  That’s the so-called ‘religion of peace’ for you.   Elsewhere, communist China adopts the People’s Republic of China Property Law, a law that covers the creation, ownership, and transfer of property in mainland China. 
  47. 2008 Sunday: With the collapse of Bear Stearns over the housing crisis, the world economy finds itself on shaky footing.  This past Sunday, the Fed enabled JP Morgan to buy Bear Stearns in an effort to prevent the collapse of the nation’s fifth largest investment bank from collapse.  Sadly, it does not seem to have prevented the ongoing implosion.   JP Morgan bought the company, once valued at more than $20 billion for bargain basement prices of $270 million.  What a bargain.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms go berserk in Tibet, cracking down on protesters demanding freedom.  Word has it the Chi-Coms murdered at least 80 people in cold blood and scooped up loads of others for their concentration camps.  Basketball shoes anyone?  The Dalai Lama accused the Chin of waging a cultural genocide against his people.  No wonder the Chi-Coms want his hide.
  48. 2009 Monday: Outrage continues to grow over collapsing AIG’s decision to pay out hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses to its top managers and CEO.  This leads to outrage in the street and a decision by the Obama White House to discover a way to halt this outrage.  It matters not that the executives were promised these bonuses whether the company turned a profit or not.   New York State Attorney Andrew Cuomo announces he is going to subpoena AIG so he can get some answers before his kangaroo court.  Elsewhere, following the bailouts of the big banks by the Obama administration, their thanks is to lessen lending, not increase it.  Wow.
  49. 2010 Tuesday: NO matter what liberal Westerners demand, Israel announces that it’s going to move forward with the construction of new settlements.  Meanwhile, as Palestinians continue protesting in Jerusalem, Israeli authorities crack down on them leaving at least ten or more injured.  Stop fighting with the Israelis, you dumb asses.  Meanwhile, a drone strike ordered by the droner-in-chief, President Barack Hussein Obama, kills 9 people and injures many more in Pakistan.  No one knows if they were terrorists or not.  No wonder the Muslim world hates the United States.
  50. 2011 Wednesday: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces that she will NOT serve a second term should President Obama win reelection for a second term.   Elsewhere, the CIA continues conducting drone strikes across Afghanistan and Pakistan.  What the hell is going on?
  51. 2012 Friday: In North Korea, the dictatorship announces that to honor the upcoming birthday of founder Kim-IL Sung, the nation will launch a satellite that will supposedly study agricultural croplands and natural resources.
  52. 2013 Saturday: In response to a possible nuclear attack on the U.S. mainland by North Korea, the government announces it will invest $1 billion to put into place ground-based missile interceptors.
  53. 2014 Sunday: In a referendum deemed illegal by both the European Union and the United States, voters in the Crimea vote for secession from the Ukraine and a coupling with Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
  54. 2015 Monday: Andy Fraser, bassist of Free, dies on this date in Temecula, California.  The legendary bassist was 62 years-old.  
  55. 2016 Wednesday: Setting in motion one of the most contentious Supreme Court issues between Republicans and Democrats, President Barack Hussein Obama nominates Merrick Garland to fill the seat of deceased Republican Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that the voters will decide in November’s presidential election as to whom should have the honor of nominating the replacement for Scalia.  Of course the Democrats go bat crap crazy.  Eventually with Donald Trump winning the presidency, the 45th president will nominate Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacant seat.
  56. 2017 Thursday: The anti-Trump ‘Resistance Movement’ strikes again what with not one but two federal courts blocking the president’s second travel ban.  Elsewhere, a judge in Maryland issues a temporary restraining order against President Donald J. Trump’s revised Muslim ban.
  57. 2018 Friday: At age 89, Li Ka-Shing- Asia’s second wealthiest person (and Hong Kong resident) announces his retirement from the world of business.  Elsewhere, as the United States continues reaching out to North Korea, South Korea and the U.S. jointly announce that they will scale down annual military drills so as to draw the North into direct talks.
  58. 2019 Saturday: In Mabini, Philippines, a dead beached whale is discovered to have 88 pounds of plastic refuse in his guts, including 40 pounds of plastic bags.  Yikes.  Meanwhile, the Yellow Vests Protests against French President Emanuel Macron enter their fourth month as protesters angry over rising energy prices due to Green Fascism continue to drive the people insane.  Fires erupt, stores and cars are burned, the police take to the streets and fire tear gas at the protesters.  It’s a mess.
  59. 2020 Monday: Thanks to the Wuhan Virus out of Wuhan, China, panic continues gripping the world.  The markets have been in freefall, with a Bear market that began last week continuing.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 20188.52, down 2,997.10 points.  The S & P 500 is down 324.89, closing at 2386.13.  The NASDAQ is down 970.28 and closed at 6904.55.  Total confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the world are 167,457 with 6,471 confirmed dead and 76,851 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, medical researchers continue trying to increase testing kits as well as experimental vaccines to fight this foreign scourge.  In the U.S., there have been 4,017 positive tests for coronavirus what with 35,840 negative tests and another 1,691 pending tests.  The United States is behind in testing but folks, you can test negative one day and positive a day or two later.   
  60. 2021 Tuesday:  Things are moving so fast that it’s difficult to keep up.  After a heavy news day yesterday, we hope the Unseen Hand manipulating Chi-Com Joe Biden takes it a little bit slower today…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0405 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Daisy for Lita.”  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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While this might sound sexist, we don’t give a flying flip, old axmen are always in search of younger collaborators and thus we find German rocker Michael Schenker joining forces with fellow ‘axman’ Amy Schugar and her San Francisco rockers to deliver a great album.  “Under Construction” came out on November 18, 2003 and joining the dynamic duo were Fred Robinson (guitars), Tory Edwards (violins), Mark Lehman (bass), and Matt Indes (drums).  Some fans claim this album lifts their minds to higher, more ethereal levels, something with which we concur.  Having been there for the original Psychedelic Era (and man, was it a good time), the second blossoming of psychedelica has brought new listeners into a timeless movement.  If you want to hear some amazing music performed by some awesome musicians, this album is one that everyone should seek out and consider adding it to your collection.  We think you will be extremely glad that you did.    

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[i] The Soviets would do what communists always do: march their prisoners in and give them lead to the back of the head.  Then, they haphazardly bury the corpses and leave it for others to find.  Russian scumbags.

[ii] Likewise, we expect to offer the music of Alice Cooper sometime between 2025-2027.  Please stay tuned.

[iii] We hope to share the music of Heart within the next 15 years or so.  Stick around for the glorious, mind-altering day.

[iv] 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.   

[v] Not sure when we will promote the music of Van Halen but when we do, we will also present the music of Sammy Hagar so please stay tuned.

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