94. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 04, 2021

37. 1954 Sunday: Fighting continues around Dien Bien Phu as heavy artillery bombardments continue to fall on French positions on the Huguettes and the Elianes. The communists have been throwing one human wave after another against the French positions but they won’t submit to the Viet Minh thugs. The fight drags on.

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94. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 04, 2021:

DAY SEVENTY-FIVE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Passover Ends… / Easter Sunday

President William Henry Harrison; Vice President John Tyler; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean; U.S. Attorneys General George Henry Williams, Charles Devens, Benjamin H. Brewster, and James P. McGranery; Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., the Allman Brothers Band featuring Berry Oakley, Dire Straits featuring Pete Withers, Muddy Waters, the Steve Miller Band featuring Steve Miller, and Thin Lizzy featuring Gary Moore:

  1. 1081 Monday: Alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne.
  2. 1541 Friday: Ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-general of Jesuits.
  3. 1581 Saturday: Sir Francis Drake completes circumnavigating the globe.
  4. 1812 Saturday: The territory of Orleans became the 18th U.S. state received the name Louisiana.
  5. 1814 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates for the first time in favor of his son.
  6. 1818 Saturday: Congress decided that the flag of the United States would consist of 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars, with a new star added for every new state of the Union.
  7. 1820 Tuesday: In Charlestown, Massachusetts, future 35th U.S. Attorney General Charles Devens is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Rutherford, B. Hayes from March 12, 1877 to March 04,1881.
  8. 1841 Sunday: President William Henry Harrison succumbed to pneumonia one month after his inaugural, becoming the first U.S. chief executive to die in office.   He died in Washington, D.C., at age 68.  The nation’s 9th Vice President John Tyler stepped up and became the nation’s 10th president.  
  9. 1850 Thursday:  The city of Los Angeles underwent incorporation on this date.
  10. 1859 Monday: Bryant’s Minstrels at Mechanics’ Hall in New York performed “Dixie” publicly for the first time.
  11. 1861 Thursday: In Cincinnati, Ohio, the 21st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean died.  A Democratic-Republican, he was nominated by Andrew Jackson to succeed Robert Trimble. He served from 03-07-1829 to 04-04-1861.
  12. 1862 Friday: During the Civil War, the North launches the Peninsular Campaign with the design of capturing the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia.
  13. 1865 Tuesday: The army of Confederate General Robert E. Lee arrives at the Appomattox Courthouse in preparation for its surrender.
  14. 1887 Monday: In Argonia, Kansas, the citizens elect the first female mayor in the United States, Susanna Medora Salter.
  15. 1888 Wednesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 37th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin H. Brewster is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from December 16,1881 to March 04, 1885.
  16. 1896 Saturday: The announcement of the discovery of “GOLD” in the Yukon in the Alaskan Territory creates a gold rush.
  17. 1902 Friday: British financier Cecil Rhodes left $10 million in his will that would provide scholarships for Americans to Oxford University in England. 
  18. 1905 Tuesday: An earthquake hits Kangra, India, killing 370,000 people.
  19. 1910 Monday: In Portland, Oregon, the 32nd U.S. Attorney General John Henry Williams died at age 87.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from December 14, 1871 to April 25,1875.
  20. 1913 Friday: Famed black bluesman, Muddy Waters[i], was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, on this date.
  21. 1915 Sunday: During World War I, Czarist forces continue trying to fight through the Carpathian Mountains and some of them are able to capture some outlying towns.  Still, the Kaiser cannot permit his main ally- and the reason for having gone to the war in the first place because of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie- to be knocked out of the war as it would leave Imperial Germany open to invasion from the south.  On the Southeastern Front- Russian forces are driving into Armenia in the hopes of liberating their fellow Christians from a repressive Ottoman Empire (as well as to add additional territory to their domain).
  22. 1916 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate agrees by a vote of 82-6 to join the side of the Allies in World War I.  Meanwhile, on the Western Front, all eyes are fixed on Verdun.  The death toll is horrendous for both the German attackers and the French defenders.  The loss of life in this terrible battle would cause some French units to refuse to fight.  Elsewhere, on the Southeastern Front where the Russians are fighting a series of battles from the Carpathian Mountains to Armenia, the Czar makes a change in command- General Aleksei Brusilov in place of General Nicolay Iudovich Ivanov.  Soon, General Brusilov would design the so-called “Brusilov Offensive” that would almost knock the Central Powers to their knees.
  23. 1917 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate voted 90-6 to enter World War I on the Allied side.  This would drive the Germans to launch a major offensive all across the Western Front in the hopes of pulverizing both the British and French forces before any American help can arrive.   Still, the ravages of hunger and in some places, starvation, is threatening all sides as the farmlands every nation depended upon for food have become battlefields.  The German U-Boats are trying to starve Britain while British warships continue trying to keep the Central Powers unable to import any outside foodstuffs.  Civilians are becoming desperate everywhere.
  24. 1918 Thursday: The Germans are launching all-out assaults on the Western Front along the Somme and Avre Rivers, the goal once again to knock the Allies out before all is lost.  The Imperial German forces have been able to bring most of their troops from Eastern Europe for one last push although they have to make sure the Russians stick to the agreement they hammered out with Berlin in exchange for not having large portions of their western territories like the Ukraine kept as war booty.
  25. 1919 Friday: Allied troops continue fighting with White Russian forces to subdue the cancer of communism that is engulfing Russia, Eastern Europe, and even popping up in parts of eastern Germany where the authorities have their hands full.  The Germans are in dire straits, being blamed for the entire war when they were not the ones who started it; no, they came to the aid of their Austro-Hungarian allies and the rest is history as they say.
  26. 1932 Monday: After five years of research, Professor C.G. King of the University of Pittsburgh, isolated vitamin C.
  27. 1933 Tuesday: The Navy airship USS Akron crashed in severe weather off the New Jersey coastline with the loss of 73 lives.
  28. 1938 Monday: In Chicago, Illinois, Joe Louis knocks out Harry Thomas in 5 to retain the NBA heavyweight boxing title.  In doing so, Louis’ record improved to 35-1.
  29. 1940 Thursday: Acting on intelligence, French law enforcement scoops up almost 40 communists attempting to reform the outlawed communist party.  Most of them would get five years in prison while others would be let go.  Tensions are growing and with threat of a HOT WAR only weeks away, the French want to eliminate internal problems.
  30. 1941 Friday: The Afrika Korps conquers the Fascist Italian, North African port of Benghazi, Libya, driving the British into headlong retreat.  German and Italian motorized columns roll through the streets and jubilant civilians celebrate their arrival.   Elsewhere, as Germans move towards Yugoslavia, Adolf Hitler also approves a plan for the Nazis to aid their fumbling Italian allies and knock Greece out of the fight.
  31. 1942 Saturday: The Luftwaffe launches a major attack on the Soviet naval base at Kronstadt.  Although the German warplanes inflicted damage on 13 vessels, they were unable to sink any of the fleet.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: French General Charles de Gaulle forms a new government with communists among it, preparing to return to Paris when the Allies land on the Continent.  On the Eastern Front, the Germans are launching localized counterattacks with the Fourth Panzer Army which capture the western Ukrainian city of Kovel and throw back the Soviet defenders.
  33. 1945 Wednesday: The Red Army liberates Hungary from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, U.S. forces liberated the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany.  All roads lead to Berlin right now as the Allies continue forging ahead, wiping out resistance wherever they find it.
  34. 1948 Sunday: Future bassist of the Allman Brothers Band[ii], Berry Oakley was born in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, future drummer of the British rock band, Dire Straits[iii]—Pete Withers—was born on this date in Leicester, England.  
  35. 1949 Monday: Twelve nations, including the United States, signed the North Atlantic Treaty in Washington, D.C.
  36. 1952 Friday: In Belfast, Northern Ireland, future member of Thin Lizzy[iv]– Gary Moore- is born.  He would perform with the famed rock band on guitars/vocals from 1974 to 1977 and again from 1978-1979.  Elsewhere, the 61st U.S. Attorney General James P. McGranery assumed his office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from April 04, 1952 to January 20, 1953.
  37. 1954 Sunday: Fighting continues around Dien Bien Phu as heavy artillery bombardments continue to fall on French positions on the Huguettes and the Elianes.  The communists have been throwing one human wave after another against the French positions but they won’t submit to the Viet Minh thugs.  The fight drags on.[v]
  38. 1955 Monday: British government signs military treaty with Iraq.  They want the oil.
  39. 1958 Friday: At Aldermaston, England, the first march against nuclear weapons takes place.
  40. 1960 Monday: Senegal declares its independence from France.  After having sacrificed their troops in French Indochina and especially at Dien Bien Phu, it’s time to sever ties and stand on their own two feet- free of French hegemony. 
  41. 1967 Tuesday: The U.S. lost its 500th plane over Vietnam and there are still another six years or so ago.
  42. 1968 Thursday: As he stood on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, assassin, James Earl Ray, shot and killed civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., 39.  Ray later pleaded guilty to assassinating the Reverend King and then spent the rest of his life claiming that he was the victim of a “setup.”
  43. 1969 Friday: Dr. Denton Cooley receives the first temporary artificial heart.
  44. 1972 Tuesday: The first electric power plant operated entirely by garbage begins operation.
  45. 1973 Wednesday: The original World Trade Center twin towers opened in New York City on this date.  At the time of its opening, they were the tallest buildings in the world.
  46. 1974 Thursday: Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth’s record by hitting his 714th home run.
  47. 1975 Friday: Famed rock guitarist Steve Miller[vi] undergoes arrest for burning his girlfriend’s clothing.  Elsewhere, more than 130 people, most of them children, died when an Air Force transport plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans crash-landed shortly after takeoff from Saigon.  Finally, Bill Gates and Paul Allen form the partnership, Microsoft.
  48. 1981 Saturday: Henry Cisneros becomes the first Mexican American mayor of a large U.S. city, San Antonio, Texas.
  49. 1986 Friday: Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season.
  50. 1987 Saturday: The Dow Jones Industrial Index went up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 points on this date.
  51. 1988 Monday: The state government of Arizona voted Governor Evan Meacham out of office because a court convicted him of diverting state funds to his auto business as well as trying to impede an investigation into a death threat to a grand jury witness on this date.
  52. 1991 Thursday: Above an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania, a plane carrying Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others die when it collides with a helicopter.
  53. 2002 Thursday: The Angolan civil war- a conflict that began back in 1975 with independence- has finally ended or so the victors in the war-ravaged Southwest African nation and former Portuguese colony claim.
  54. 2003 Friday: As rumors spread about Saddam Hussein being dead from American airstrikes, he goes on state TV, references the recent shooting down of a U.S. Apache helicopter, and boasts to the world that he ‘is still alive and in charge.’
  55. 2004 Sunday: PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat boastfully dismisses Israeli threats to whack him.   U.S. and other world leaders blast Israel for saying they might do a horrible thing such as murdering a world-class terrorist who has more innocent blood on his hands than any other Islamist thug.
  56. 2005 Monday: Palestinians in the West Bank are going berserk today when word has it that Israel is going to begin dumping 10,000 tons of garbage in landfills in the area.  Of course, the Palestinians claim it’s going to foul their water supply and that it’s a breach of international treaties and the like.  We say, ‘shut up, when you stop treating your citizens like garbage, urging them to commit acts of jihad, maybe the Israelis won’t treat YOU like garbage.’  (Note- Moses Scharbug III is responsible for this opinion).  Elsewhere, insurgents in Iraq launch an attack on Abu Ghraib prison to free their jihadist brethren injuring American and Iraqi troops and jailers.  The guards are able to fight the scumbags off. 
  57. 2006 Tuesday: Tom Delay, R-TX, the former majority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives announces his resignation.  Meanwhile, labor protests continue in France what with millions taking to streets across the country demanding the First Employment Contract not be put into effect.
  58. 2007 Wednesday: As House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi continues her ‘listening trip’ across the Middle East, the Israelis are having none of it, especially since she visited Syrian mass murdered President Bashar al-Assad the previous day.  Prime Minister Ehud Olmert blasts “Mumbles” for the Syrian trip saying that it was a ‘major mistake.’  He also denies that the befuddled Democrat politician handed him a ‘peace proposal.’  If she did, she probably forgot it a day later.
  59. 2008 Friday: Law enforcement authorities launch a raid on Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints owned by YFZ Ranch in Texas nets 401 children and 133 women taken into state custody.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of State renews a contract with Blackwater Worldwide- a company that provides security via mercenaries- to continue protecting U.S. diplomats in the world’s troubled hotspots.
  60. 2009 Saturday: Costa Rica, Malaysia, and the Philippines find themselves in trouble today.  You ask why?  Well, the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development blacklists them for being tax havens where the wealthy can hide their money.  What is wrong with that:  We all want to be able to do that… elsewhere, in North Waziristan, Pakistan, a U.S. drone strike whacks 13 jihadists convening with one another.  Yikes.
  61. 2010 Sunday: In the mine rescue in Shanxi, China, rescuers pull out 114 miners after pulling out the other 39 or so the previous day.  These poor souls have been trapped down there for more than a week so God bless them for rescuing these poor workers.  Elsewhere, the war in Iraq continues to rage as Islamist thugs set off simultaneous car bombs outside the German, Iranian, and Egyptian embassies.  Many people on the street are killed or injured.
  62. 2011 Monday: Reports claim that China has successfully modified cows to produce ‘human milk’.  People- does this not scare the living f**k out of you?  What the hell is this communist hellhole doing?  Enough is enough.  Meanwhile, the Israelis have their hands full with the Arab Spring as the Palestinians are causing havoc along the border with Gaza and their country.  Israeli warplanes are crisscrossing Palestinian airspace letting them know that if they step out of line, they are going to light them up.
  63. 2012 Wednesday: The first deployment of U.S. Marines arrives in Australia’s city of Darwin in the Northern Territory.   Elsewhere- we hate to say this, some nations were better off under colonialism– a suicide bomber attacks the National Theater in the Somali capital of Mogadishu while a ceremony was underway killing at least 10 people and wounding God knows how many others.  Fascist Italy, please come back!
  64. 2013 Thursday: Pulitzer Prize –winning film reviewer Roger Ebert, 70, died in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, the Hubble Space Telescope observes the most distant supernova on record on this date.
  65. 2014 Friday:  The 16,480-foot Tungurahua volcano erupts twice; the volcano is located about 90 miles south of Quito in Ecuador.  Elsewhere, in a smart move, the South Korean military test fires some ballistic missiles that they hope with some improvements will be able to hit any target in the territory of their northern neighbor, North Korea.  Meanwhile, in West Africa, the rampaging Ebola epidemic has killed at least 90 people in Guinea and Liberia and now the first case has appeared in Mali.
  66. 2015 Saturday: Syrian and other Middle Eastern refugees continue to flood across the Mediterranean with the Italian navy rescuing 1,500 over the past 24 hours.  The only way to halt this insanity is for the Europeans to begin sinking the refugee vessels.  Meanwhile, the United States Army in the Obama era (it would have to be) is probing allegations that its members committed sexual assaults while deployed there between 2003-2007.  Ah, the Bush-Cheney years, that’s Barack Hussein Obama for you.
  67. 2016 Monday: Vietnam says, ‘enough is enough’ when it comes to Chi-Com intrusions into their fishing waters with their ‘fishing fleets’ which in reality, are military operations.  Vietnamese naval and marine assets board this ship and then take it under tow back to one of their ports.  Of course, Beijing starts making all manner of threats.  In the 78th NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship, Villanova defeats North Carolina by a final score of 77-74. 
  68. 2017 Tuesday: Syrian government forces launch a chemical weapons attack on Khan Shaykhun resulting in at least 80 civilian deaths and countless others injured.  President Barack Obama had warned Bashar al-Assad that ‘if he crossed the red line and used chemical weapons, there would be hell to pay.’  No hell to pay until Donald J. Trump became president.  Meanwhile, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Chinese retail giant Alibaba becomes the world’s largest retailer.  You go, China, you go. 
  69. 2018 Wednesday: Since the U.S. Congress won’t act to do something on the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald J. Trump grasps the bull by the balls and sends the U.S. National Guard to aid struggling Customs and Border Patrol officers attempting to deal with one wave after another of illegal alien invaders.  Of course, the 45th president suffers all manner of criticism for attempting to halt Democrats AND RINO Republicans’ beloved illegal aliens.  Democrats want voters and RINOs like cheap labor.  We say, “Militarize the southern border with minefields, antivehicle, antipersonnel, anti-boat obstacles, a massive wall, artillery positions, and even seed the Rio Grande with alligator pups.  When the latter grow up, they will patrol the river…
  70. 2019 Thursday: The Church of Latter-Day Saints- aka the Mormon Church- promises to roll back anti-LGBTQIA+ policies which include not baptizing the children of gay parents.  Bowed to pressure, did you?  What a shame.  Meanwhile, the governor of Guam- Lourdes “Lou” Leon Guerrero, Democrat, signs a bill permitting for the recreational use of marijuana.  Elsewhere, in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque massacres, both New Zealand and Australia pass laws prohibiting the posting of violent content online.  If such content is posted, it must be removed immediately or the service providers must face the consequences.
  71. 2020 Saturday: The Wuhan Virus- straight out of Wuhan, China- continues claiming lives around the world and ruining much of the global economy.  Although Beijing continues to claim that things are ‘looking really great in China,’ everyone knows this is little more than propaganda put forth by their state-run media.  Shame on them.  Current figures for today are more than one million confirmed cases what with more than 64,000 confirmed deaths worldwide.  In the United States, there are 312,076 confirmed U.S. cases and 8,496 confirmed deaths.  When this crisis ends, the world will hold the communist government of China accountable and as Chef Goldie McNamara has said, President Donald J. Trump should demand a return to the Two-China Policy, of recognizing the equality of Nationalist aka Free China as a separate entity from the People’s Republic of (Communist China).
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The Michael Schenker Group released a 4-CD retrospective live album featuring four complete shows recorded in the early 1980s when he had just formed his solo band. “Walk the Stage- the Official Bootleg Box Set” came out on May 30, 2009.  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 four shows encapsulated on four discs (plus a fifth- a DVD)- 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 $157.00.  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] [i]Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of classic rockers Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and numerous others.  We know you will enjoy the presentation so please; remain vigilant for the day we do.

[ii] We hope to begin promoting the music of the Allman Brothers Band and their spin-off projects sometime within the next eight years.  We hope you will be here when we do because they are a band worthy of investigation by the readership- you will be glad you did.

[iii] We hope to offer the music of Dire Straits sometime in 2021-2022.  Please stay tuned.

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

[v] Our main reference for the epic battle at Dien Bien Phu is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, 2004, Da Capo Press.  Please seek this amazing historical work out for a concise look at the battle that ended French control of French Indochina and the birth of Vietnam.

[vi] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

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Q. 1917 Saturday: The Bolshevik Revolution (Russian Revolution) breaks out in earnest. Meanwhile, thanks to the Zimmerman telegram, the American people learn of the possibility of Mexico coming to the aid of Germany during World War I. The Kaiser promised the Mexican government that if they joined the Central Powers, he would reward them with ALL territories lost to the United States during the Mexican American War 1846-1848. (and YOU think Mexico is our friend)

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55. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021:

DAY THIRTY-SIX OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes; U.S. Secretary of War William H. Crawford; “Help” by the Beatles, George Thorogood and the Destroyers featuring George Thorogood, Heavyweight WBA Boxing Champion Jimmy Ellis, Joe Cocker Band featuring Neil Hubbard, Michael Schenker Group featuring Derek St. Holmes, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Nicky Hopkins, and the Steve Miller Band featuring Lonnie Turner:

  1. 303 Thursday: The Senate issues the first official edict for the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire.
  2. 1510 Monday: Pope Julius II excommunicates the Republic of Venice.
  3. 1538 Monday: King Ferdinand of Austria and King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign the Peace of Grosswardein uniting the two kingdoms in friendship.
  4. 1582 Sunday: Pope Gregory XIII issued a papal bull, or edict, ordering his calendar reforms.  The calendar we use today is the Gregorian calendar, the one he created.
  5. 1772 Saturday: In Amherst County, Va., future 9th U.S. Secretary of War William H. Crawford is born.  He would serve under President James Madison from 08-01-1815 to 10-22-1816 and then became secretary of the Treasury.
  6. 1803 Wednesday: In its Marbury v. Madison decision, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) established judicial review of the constitutionality of statutes.
  7. 1821 Friday: Mexican rebels proclaimed the “Plan de Iguala,” their declaration of independence from Spain.
  8. 1836 Tuesday: 3,000 Mexicans besiege the 182 defenders of the Alamo and would do so for the next 13 days.
  9. 1857 Monday: The first shipment of perforated postage stamps arrived at the federal government’s receiving center.
  10. 1863 Monday: The United States organized Arizona as a territory on today’s date.
  11. 1866 Friday: In Washington, DC, an American flag made entirely of American bunting went on display for the first time in American history.
  12. 1868 Sunday: The U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; the Senate later acquitted Johnson.
  13. 1895 Saturday: The Cuban War of Independence against Spain begins on this date. 
  14. 1900 Friday: New York City Mayor Van Wyck signed the contract to commence work on New York’s first rapid transit tunnel.  The tunnel would link Manhattan and Brooklyn with the groundbreaking ceremony set for March 24, 1900.
  15. 1903 Tuesday: The Cuban government leased Guantanamo Bay to the United States for use as a naval base.
  16. 1912 Saturday: The American Jewish Women’s Organization of the “Hadassah” underwent founding in New York City.
  17. 1917 Saturday: The Bolshevik Revolution (Russian Revolution) breaks out in earnest.  Meanwhile, thanks to the Zimmerman telegram, the American people learn of the possibility of Mexico coming to the aid of Germany during World War I.  The Kaiser promised the Mexican government that if they joined the Central Powers, he would reward them with ALL territories lost to the United States during the Mexican American War 1846-1848.  (and YOU think  Mexico is our friend)
  18. 1918 Sunday: The Baltic state of Estonia declares its independence from Russia.
  19. 1920 Tuesday: The German Workers Party, which later became the Nazi Party, met in Munich to adopt its platform for the upcoming elections.
  20. 1930 Monday: The 11th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court- Charles Evans Hughes- assumed his post on this date.  The over all 62nd U.S. Supreme Court justice, President William Howard Taft nominated him to fill Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer’s seat.  In this capacity, he served from 10-10-1910 to 06-10-1916.  President Herbert Hoover called Hughes back to service to become chief justice- replacing Chief Justice William Howard Taft- and in this role, he served from today until June 30, 1941.
  21. 1933 Friday: The League of Nations orders Japan to leave Manchuria.
  22. 1938 Thursday: The first nylon bristle toothbrush, manufactured by DuPont under the name “Dr. West’s Miracle Toothbrush,” went on sale and replaced earlier toothbrushes that manufacturers made from animal hair.
  23. 1940 Saturday: In Louisville, Kentucky, future heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis is born.   During his career, he fought 53 professional bouts, notching up 40 wins (24 by KO), 12 losses, and one draw.  His career began on 19-April-1965 through 06-May-1975.  For a brief period, he owned the WBA heavyweight title.
  24. 1941 Monday: The Battle of the Atlantic heats up as the German U-Boat campaign against Great Britain continues wracking up one success after another against Allied shipping.
  25. 1942 Tuesday: During World War II, a Soviet submarine torpedoed the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry Jewish refugees from Romania to Palestine.  All but one of the 769 refugees on board perished.  Elsewhere, the Voice of America (VOA) aired for the first time.
  26. 1944 Thursday: Nicky Hopkins, famed keyboardist who played with all the English bands as well as some of the San Francisco bands such as the Quicksilver Messenger Service[i], during the 1960’s and into the 1990’s, was born on this date in Perivale, Middlesex, UK.
  27. 1945 Saturday: During World War II, U.S. soldiers liberated the Philippine capital of Manila.
  28. 1946 Sunday: Juan Peron[ii] won election as the next president of Argentina on this date.
  29. 1947 Monday: Future bassist with the Steve Miller Band[iii]—Lonnie Turner—is born on this date in Berkeley, California.
  30. 1948 Tuesday: Future rock-and-roll guitarist, Neil Hubbard, who played with Joe Cocker[iv] among others, is born on this date in Great Britain.
  31. 1950 Friday: Future rock guitar phenom—George Thorogood[v]—is born in Wilmington, Delaware, on this date.
  32. 1953 Tuesday: In Riverview, Michigan, future rhythm guitarist in the Michael Schenker Group- Derek St. Holmes- is born. 
  33. 1956 Friday: The city of Cleveland invoked a 1931 law that barred people under the age of 18 from dancing in public without an adult guardian present.
  34. 1961 Friday: The Federal Communications Commission authorized the nation’s first full-scale trial of pay television in Hartford, Connecticut.
  35. 1965 Wednesday: The Beatles[vi] begin filming “Help” in the Bahamas.
  36. 1968 Saturday: U.S. troops retake the Vietnamese city of Hue during the Tet Offensive.
  37. 1971 Wednesday: Algeria nationalizes French oil companies in its country.
  38. 1977 Thursday: President Jimmy Carter informs the world that it will consider human rights when it comes to doling out foreign aid[vii]
  39. 1980 Sunday: The U.S. Olympic hockey team defeats Finland, 4-2, to win the gold medal.
  40. 1981 Tuesday:  Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Britain’s Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer. 
  41. 1983 Thursday: A congressional commission released a report condemning the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II as a “grave injustice.”  Serious scholars must note, however, that a Democratic President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, is the one who pushed for it and then authorized it.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1,100 for the first time.
  42. 1984 Friday: The Iraqi air force resumes its attacks on Iran during the Iran-Iraq War.
  43. 1987 Tuesday: Astronomers discovered an exploding supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
  44. 1988 Wednesday: In a ruling that expanded legal protections for parody and satire, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) unanimously overturned a $150,000 award that the Reverend Jerry Falwell had won against Hustler magazine and its publisher, Larry Flynt.    
  45. 1989 Friday: Iran’s Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1-3 million bounty on the head of author Salman Rushdie, the author of “Satanic Verses.”  Elsewhere, a United Airlines 747 jet rips open in flight, killing nine people.  The flight was from Honolulu to New Zealand.
  46. 1991 Sunday: U.S. and allies begin a ground assault on Iraqi troops in Kuwait and Iraq during the Gulf War.
  47. 1996 Saturday: Cuba downed two small American planes operated by the group Brothers to the Rescue that it claimed were violating Cuban airspace; all four pilots died in the unprovoked attack.
  48. 1998 Tuesday: The Queen of England knights Elton John.
  49. 2002 Sunday: The XIX Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City/Quebec City begin.
  50. 2007 Saturday: The Virginia General Assembly passed a resolution expressing “profound regret” for the state’s role in slavery.
  51. 2008 Sunday: Fidel Castro resigns as president of Cuba; his brother, Raul, wins a unanimous election to succeed him.
  52. 2011 Thursday: In Libya, anti-Gadhafi forces take control of Zuara, a town to the west of the capital city, Tripoli.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, President Ali Abdullah Saleh orders the police to protect protesters.
  53. 2012 Friday: The IAEA reports that Iran has been hard at work expanding its nuclear capabilities.
  54. 2013 Sunday: In Los Angeles, California, the 85th Academy Awards takes place with “Argo” winning best picture, Ang Lee, best director, Daniel Day-Lewis, best actor, and Jennifer Lawrence, best actress.  Meanwhile, in Cuba, Raul Castro wins reelection to a second term as the president (dictator) of Communist Cuba.
  55. 2014 Monday: Representative John Dingell[viii], an 87-year-old Democrat congressman who has been in office for 29 terms, announces he will retire at the end of his current term.  The reason he gives is that although his health is ‘fine,’ he can no longer do his job effectively because of the ‘hostile climate’ in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Oh, boohoo, congressman, when the Democrats were screwing the GOP you could care less.  What a schmuck.  Elsewhere, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-gay bill that punished gay sex with up to life in prison.  Meanwhile, writer-director-actor Harold Ramis, 69, died in Glencoe, Illinois.
  56. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, U.S. President Barack Obama[ix] vetoes the Keystone XL Pipeline project, which would extend the existing Keystone pipeline and connect Canadian oil directly to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries; environmentalist nuts claim the pipeline extension will add to climate change.
  57. 2016 Wednesday: The government of Hungary announces it’s going to convene a meeting of its parliament to determine as to whether it’s going to accept European Union-mandated ‘migrant quotas.’  Hundreds of thousands of Middle Eastern, North African, and even Sub-Saharan migrants- mostly males of military age- are pouring into Europe seeking ‘asylum.’
  58. 2017 Friday: J.C. Penney- the company that set the standard for commercial retail stores- announces that it’s going to close between 120 to 130 stores as well as two distribution centers.   The store has made poor decisions by bringing in younger, more hip leaders in the organization that have trashed the brand and ruined the legacy of its founder.
  59. 2018 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council unanimously demanded a 30-day cease-fire across Syria to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate the wounded, as the death toll reached 500 from a Syrian bombing campaign in the rebel-held suburbs of Damascus.  Unfortunately, the cease-fire failed to take hold.  Elsewhere, the body of the Rev. Billy Graham arrived at the library bearing his name in Charlotte, N.C., where he would lie in repose for two days.  Meanwhile, at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, American men won the gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden; it was only the second curling medal in U.S. history.  (Editor’s note: curling is a bullshit sport).  Finally, in the aftermath of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre 2018 at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, WOKE liberal corporations such as Hertz Rent-a-Car, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, and First National Bank of Omaha sever ties with the National Rifle Association.
  60. 2019 Sunday: In the 91st Academy Awards, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the film about Freddie Mercury and Queen[x] wins four big awards while “Black Panther,” “Green Book” (Best Picture), and “Roma” which had four awards.  It was tough going between “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Black Panther,” both films were extremely popular.  It’s a shame Chadwick Boseman couldn’t have won Best Actor.
  61. 2020 Tuesday: Armenia closes its border with Iran following the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in that country.  Oman- in the Persian Gulf- shuts off air traffic from Iran into its country.  In Italy, another 74 cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu brings the country’s number of cases to 224 what with another four fatalities.  Next, due to South Korea’s outbreak of coronavirus, Vietnam announces its airlines will suspend flight to the country the following day.   In the United States, reported cases are now at 53 as they begin to spread in the Pacific Northwest.  Pakistan’s airlines suspend flights to the People’s Republic of China as it attempts to arrest the number of cases coming to its borders.  Around the Persian Gulf, various nations are reporting their first cases while in Europe, Spain reports its first cases.  
  62. 2021 Wednesday: Day 36 of the Biden Regime.  What are Chi-Com stooges, ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden, Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer and the rest of their Democratic-Socialist goombahs up to today?  Stick around and discover the latest shenanigans with us.

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[i] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two different occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

[ii] Juan Peron’s wife, Eva Peron, is the woman who that dingbat from the Bronx, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez models her loser self after which is why we have bestowed upon her the name, “Baby Evita.”

[iii] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[iv] 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.

[v] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of George Thorogood but when we do you will be the first to know. 

[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.    The album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vii] In 2020, Democrats are whining that Donald Trump wanted a quid pro quo from Ukraine to get U.S. military aid.  Yet here, we have a prime example as to WHY and HOW foreign aid is doled out by countries around the world.  President Jimmy Carter said that ‘he would consider human rights abuses before doling out American aid to countries around the world.  Quid pro quo?  You had better flipping believe it and a damned good one in our view so Democrats, stop with the f**king sniveling, enough is enough already.

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?

[ix] Many believe Barack Obama should be disqualified as a president because most believe he was born outside the United States which would ban him from ever seeking the highest office in the land.  At the very least, an asterisk should be placed by his name in all U.S. history books.

[x] We began promoting the music of Queen- as well as its individual members (Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon)- on Monday, 14-January-2019 through Monday, 01-April-2019.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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President (and Vice President) John Adams; Vice President James S. Sherman; U.S. Secretary of State Robert Lansing; U.S. Secretary of Defense Neil H. McElroy; the Climax Blues Band featuring Pete Haycock, the Eagles featuring Timothy B. Schmit, the Firm featuring Chris Slade, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Grace Slick, and the Steve Miller Band featuring Norton Buffalo:

  1. 701 Monday: John VI of Greece begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1270 Friday: The Eighth and final Crusade launches, bound for the Holy Land.
  3. 1389 Sunday: French King Charles VI visits Pope Clemens VII.
  4. 1503 Tuesday: Queen Isabella forbids any further mistreatment of the Native Americans by the Spanish conquistadors.
  5. 1534 Saturday: The English Parliament passes the Act of Supremacy, which makes King Henry VIII head of the English Church—a role formerly held by the Catholic Pope.
  6. 1735 Friday: The second president of the United States (1797-1801) and before that, the nation’s first Vice President (1789-1797) John Adams, is born in Braintree, Massachusetts.
  7. 1739 Wednesday: England declares war on Spain in the “War of Jenkins’ Ear.”
  8. 1817 Wednesday: Simon Bolivar established the independent government of Venezuela.
  9. 1831 Saturday: The authorities captured escaped slave Nat Turner in Southampton County, Virginia, several weeks after he led the bloodiest slave uprising in American history. 
  10. 1862 Wednesday: Dr. Richard Gatling patents his “Gatling gun.”
  11. 1864 Saturday: Settlers founded the city of Helena, Montana, on this date.
  12. 1866 Monday: The Jesse James Gang robs the bank in Lexington, Missouri, of $2,000.
  13. 1868 Thursday: John Menard is the first black elected to the Congress of the United States; he comes from Louisiana.
  14. 1873 Wednesday: P. T. Barnum’s “Greatest Show on Earth,” debuts in New York City.
  15. 1875 Friday: The people of Missouri ratified its new constitution by popular vote.
  16. 1886 Friday: Great Britain and Germany decide the boundaries of East Africa.
  17. 1888 Monday: John J. Loud patents the ballpoint pen.
  18. 1893 Sunday: The U.S. Senate gave final approval to repealing the Sherman Silver Purchase Act of 1890.
  19. 1894 Monday: Daniel M. Cooper of Rochester, N.Y., patented the time clock.
  20. 1896 Thursday: Martha Hughes Cannon becomes the first female senator in the U.S. Senate.
  21. 1904 Sunday: In Berea, Ohio, the future 6th U.S. Secretary of Defense Neil H. McElroy is born.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 10-09-1957 to 12-01-1959.
  22. 1912 Wednesday: Vice President James S. Sherman, running for a second term of office with President William Howard Taft, died six days before Election Day.  Taft replaced him with Nicholas Murray Butler, but Taft, the Republican candidate, ending up losing in an Electoral College landslide to Democrat Woodrow Wilson. 
  23. 1921 Sunday: The silent film classic, “The Sheik,” starring Rudolph Valentino premiered in Hollywood, California.
  24. 1928 Tuesday: In New York City, the former 42nd U.S. Secretary of State Robert Lansing died.  He served under President Woodrow Wilson from 06-24-1915 to 02-13-1920.
  25. 1938 Sunday: The radio play, “The War of the Worlds” starring Orson Welles, aired on CBS Radio.  (The live drama, which employed fake breaking news reports, panicked some listeners who thought the portrayal of a Martian invasion was real).
  26. 1939 Monday: Grace Slick, singer of both the Jefferson Airplane and the Jefferson Starship[i] was born on this date.  Prior to joining the Airplane, she was the singer of her husband’s band, the Great Society.  Meanwhile, a German U-Boat fails in an attack on the HMS Nelson, a battleship upon which, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Dudley Pound, and Charles Forbes are aboard.  Finally, Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin agree upon the partition of Poland; the Nazis deport the Polish Jews.
  27. 1941 Thursday: A German U-boat torpedoes the USS Reuben James even though the U.S. is not yet in World War II.  
  28. 1942 Friday: On the eighth day of the Battle of El Alamein in North Africa, fresh Australian troops assault the Afrika Korps defenses.  On the Eastern Front, the bloodbath in Stalingrad continues.  General Zhukov on the eastern side of the Volga River continues funneling just enough reinforcements to General Chuikov in the city to keep the Germans to continue committing more and more troops into the fray while ignoring their supply lines and their Axis allies thin lines north and south of the city.  The Russians are waiting for a freeze that when it happens will enable the tanks to have mobility of movement when the counteroffensive begins.
  29. 1943 Saturday: In Moscow, a declaration signed by the governments of the Soviet Union, the United States, the United Kingdom, and China called for an early establishment of an international organization to maintain peace and security around the globe.  At a meeting in Tehran on December 1, 1943, the nations agreed to support the goal.
  30. 1944 Monday: The Martha Graham ballet, “Appalachian Spring,” with music by Aaron Copeland, premiered at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., with Graham in a leading role.  Meanwhile, Sweden declares its intention to remain neutral in World War II and refuses asylum to those seeking it.  Finally, the Nazis deport Anne Frank from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp to Auschwitz death camp.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: The U.S. government announced the end of shoe rationing, effective at midnight.  Meanwhile, Branch Rickey signs Jackie Robinson to the Montreal Royals baseball club.
  32. 1946 Wednesday: Future drummer, Chris Slade, who will play with Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers, and Tony Franklin in the Firm[ii] (1985-86) as well as with Australian rock band, AC/DC[iii] (1989-1994 / 2015-present), is born in Wales on this date.
  33. 1947 Thursday: Timothy B. Schmit, bassist with Poco[iv] and with the Eagles[v] since 1977, was born in the United States on this date.
  34. 1953 Friday: General George C. Marshall won the Nobel Peace Prize.  Dr. Albert Schweitzer received the peace prize for 1952.
  35. 1957 Wednesday: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik-2 with the dog, Laika, aboard it.
  36. 1961 Monday: The Soviet Union tested a hydrogen bomb, the “Tsar Bomba,” with a force estimated at about 50 megatons.  The Soviet Party Congress unanimously approved removing the body of Joseph Stalin from Lenin’s tomb.     
  37. 1968 Wednesday: On the Greek island of Scorpios, Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis.
  38. 1972 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon approved legislation to increase Social Security by $5.3 billion.  Elsewhere, when another train on Chicago’s South Side rear-ended an Illinois Central Gulf commuter train on the same track, 45 people lost their lives in the mishap.
  39. 1974 Wednesday: Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the eighth round of a 15-round bout in Kinshasa, Zaire, known as the “Rumble in the Jungle,” to regain the world heavyweight boxing title.
  40. 1975 Thursday: The New York Daily News ran the headline, “Ford to City: Drop Dead.”  The headline came a day after President Gerald R. Ford said he would veto any proposed federal bailout of New York City.  Meanwhile in Spain, Prince Juan Carlos assumed power as Dictator Francisco Franco approached death.
  41. 1979 Tuesday: President Jimmy Carter announced his choice of federal appeals judge Shirley Hufstedler to head the newly created Department of Education.
  42. 1982 Saturday: For the first time since ratifying its constitution on April 25, 1976, Portugal revised it.
  43. 1984 Tuesday: In Poland, police found the body of kidnapped pro-Solidarity Priest Father Jerry Popieluszko.  The authorities blamed four security officers for the murder.
  44. 1985 Wednesday: Schoolteacher-astronaut Christa McAuliffe witnessed the launch of the space shuttle Challenger, the same craft that would her and six other crew members to their deaths in January 1986.
  45. 1988 Sunday: The New York Jets finally beat the Pittsburgh Steelers for the first time.
  46. 1989 Monday: Mitsubishi Estate Company announced it would buy 51 percent of Rockefeller Group Inc. of New York.
  47. 1990 Tuesday: England and France complete work on the ‘Chunnel.’
  48. 1993 Saturday: Martin Fettman, America’s first veterinarian in space, performed the first animal dissections in space, while aboard the space shuttle Colombia.
  49. 1995 Monday: By a razor-thin vote of 50.6 percent to 49.4 percent, Federalists prevailed over separatists in a Quebec secession referendum which caused the province to remain in Canada…barely.  
  50. 1997 Thursday: A jury in Cambridge, Massachusetts, convicted British au pair (fancy way to say ‘nanny’) Louise Woodward of second-degree murder in the death of 8-month-old Matthew Eappen.  The judge, Hiller B. Zobel, later reduced the verdict to manslaughter and set Woodward free.
  51. 2001 Tuesday: President George W. Bush threw out the first pitch at Game 3 of the World Series between the New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Meanwhile, in the mistake of its life, Ukraine destroyed its last nuclear missile silo, fulfilling a pledge to give up the vast nuclear arsenal it had inherited after the breakup of the former Soviet Union.  Bill Clinton had negotiated a deal with Ukraine that ‘if they disposed of their nukes, the United States would DEFEND them.  How is that working for them now?
  52. 2002 Wednesday: Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell), a rapper with the hip-hop group Run-DMC, was killed in a shooting in New York.  He was only 37 years old.
  53. 2009 Friday: Norton Buffalo—longtime harmonica-player with the Steve Miller Band[vi], died from lung cancer on this date.  He died in Paradise, California.
  54. 2012 Tuesday: Approximately 30 small- and- mid-sized communities in Argentina are banding together to produce a strategy by which, they can combat Climate Change-Global Warming-Extreme Weather.  Congratulations on a fantastic job of virtue-signaling.
  55. 2013 Wednesday: Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, the president of Mongolia, becomes the first head of state to visit with Kim Jong-un in North Korea since he became Supreme Leader.  Meanwhile, in Germany, Pete Haycock—guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Climax Blues Band[vii]—dies from a heart attack.    Elsewhere, a report suggests that the NSA is breaking into Google and Yahoo databanks, datamining everything the surveillance agency can.  This is not good. 
  56. 2014 Thursday: Iraqi troops find a mass grave with 150 corpses of Sunni tribesmen who fought back against the ISIS garbage.  Meanwhile, Kurdish forces approach Kobani as they continue fighting against the jihadist scum threatening the peace of the region.  Meanwhile, Syrian government air forces kill at least 200 civilians on the ground which leads U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to suggest that Coalition airstrikes may have the adverse reaction of aiding the Syrian government rather than the Syrians opposed to the Assad regime.
  57. 2015 Friday: The Obama administration announces it will send U.S. ground troops to fight ISIS in Syria.  Had the administration kept troops in Iraq instead of pulling them out posthaste and leaving all our military equipment there, ISIS would indeed have been the “JV team” that Obama labeled it as.
  58. 2016 Sunday: FBI Director James “The Saint” Comey[viii] reopens the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s ‘missing emails’ approximately one week out from Election Day.  Everyone is curious as to why this corrupt POS would do such a thing, especially the Clinton campaign.   Elsewhere, Saudi-led coalition aircraft attack Houthi rebels in Yemen killing at least 60 of the scumbags.  Keep killing them.  Meanwhile, in Game 5 of the World Series, the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians by a score of 3-2.     
  59. 2017 Monday: After former Trump associates Paul Manafort and Rick Gates surrender to the FBI, Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III, aka the Boy Scout, announces his first indictments in the Trump-Russia Collusion investigation.  (In 2020, following a failed impeachment, the world would learn that the entire thing was a sham and that the Democrats were running a coup).  Elsewhere, on Capitol Hill, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis tell lawmakers they believe the Trump administration has the right to wage war on ANYONE around the globe suspected of terrorism.  Sounds like these two goobers are seeking avenues by which, they can wage endless wars, something against which, President Trump fought.
  60. 2018 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump says he is looking at ways of ending ‘birthright citizenship’ in the U.S. where ANYONE born in the country- regardless of citizenship or immigration status (meaning ILLEGAL ALIENS) automatically become U.S. citizens.  Friends, this should have happened decades ago as we have a national industry by which illegals cross our borders and foal their calves.  This must stop NOW.
  61. 2019 Wednesday: Across the state of California, massive wildfires continue burning down vast stretches of the state.  Flames are threatening the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library as fire crews struggle to contain them.  More than 30,000 people have had to flee their homes.  Liberals screech about “CLIMATE CHANGE!  GLOBAL WARMING!  EXTREME WEATHER!  WE ONLY HAVE 2-3 YEARS BEFORE THE PLANET DIES.”  Yet, north of Washington state and south of California into Mexico, NO fires blaze away.  Conservatives say, “Let’s do proper forest management and water conservation.”  Plain and simple.  Elsewhere, in a decisive Game 7 of the 2019 World Series, the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros 6-2 in Houston, winning their first championship and also becoming the first team to win four road games.  They lost all three at home in Washington, D.C.   The Willie Mays Most Valuable Player Award goes to pitcher Stephen Strasburg for his two winning performances but especially his Game 6 performance pitching into the 8th inning.   Meanwhile, on Capitol Hill, 50 youthful climate change activists (alarmists) stage a sit-in at House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s office.  Stop wasting your time, kids, the speaker cares nothing about you.  
  62. 2020 Friday: Former Green Bay Packers quarterback and Super Bowl champion Brett Favre endorses President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, we learn that 25 legislators are pressuring Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to pack the U.S. Supreme Court as soon as the Dems regain control of the U.S. Senate which they anticipate doing soon.  Moving on, Hostess Twinkie Don Lemon on CNN calls Trump supporters ‘drug addicts,’ that he has to cut many people lose and until they hit rock bottom and ask for help, he wants nothing to do with them.  Wow.  Business Insider reports that legions of journalists are donating to Democratic candidates, something media organizations used to discourage but nowadays, seemingly promote.
  63. 2020 Friday A: White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany says that Wall Street donations to “Pro-China Joe” Biden are ‘befuddling.’  Biden plans on taxing Wall Street banks out of existence with the appointment of Sen. Liz Warren, D-Massachusetts, to Treasury secretary.  That woman wants to dish out a whole lotta payback.  Elsewhere, in Minnesota, a federal appeals court upends the state’s plan on extending mail-in voting and registration times.  Down in Florida, early voting sites close down due to spikes in COVID-19 cases.  Meanwhile, the “Baby Evita,” AOC, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (real name: Sandy Cortez), a day after appearing on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine in a $14,000 wardrobe ensemble that drove some Republicans to point out the hypocrisy exhibited by the socialist skank leads her to say to them, “Drink some water and don’t be a racist.”  Uh, okay.  We hope you lose on Tuesday. 
  64. 2020 Friday B: President Donald J. Trump is stumping the campaign trail holding 14 rallies in 3 days.  Meanwhile, decrepit old “Pro-China Joe” Biden is going to states that should be locks for him because they are leaning towards Trump.  Going to be a hot and heavy finish.  Meanwhile, RNC chairperson Ronna McDaniel says Republicans are winning the early voting turnout as GOPPERS are flocking to the polls expecting riots, assaults, and even homicide on Election Day in many parts of the country.
  65. 2020 Friday C: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 45,466,721 confirmed cases, +561,201, 1,186,913, confirmed deaths, +7,702, and 30,583,602 confirmed recoveries, +380,131.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 9,129,855 confirmed cases, up 86,485 from yesterday’s reporting, 233,117 confirmed deaths, UP 923, and 5,531,311 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,728.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 928,240 confirmed cases, 17,581 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 15,046 confirmed cases, 216 confirmed deaths, and 11,682 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 110,777 confirmed cases, 2,463 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 308,840 confirmed cases, 2,329 confirmed deaths, and 290,130 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other state: Texas- currently, they have 941,851 confirmed cases, 18,373 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries- por que?
  66. 2020 Friday D: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,501.60, DOWN 157.51 points (-0.59%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,911.59, DOWN 274.00 points (-2.45%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,269.96, DOWN 40.15 points (-1.21%).  Price of GOLD: $1,878.80 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $23.72 per troy oz., +0.069 (+0.29%).  Price of PLATINUM: $847.00 per troy oz., -1.40 (-0.17%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,217.20 per troy oz., +18.70 (+0.85%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.05 per #, +0.003 (+0.10%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $35.72, -0.07 (-0.20%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.69 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.86 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.73 Afghan afghani.
  67. 2020 Friday E: A Connecticut judge says that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, a nephew of Robert F. Kennedy’s widow, Ethel, will not face another trial after spending years in prison for the murder of Martha Moxley, decades ago.  Controversy has forever swirled around this case as many believe that since he is a relative of the legendary Kennedy Family, that he was unfairly targeted for the murder of the 15-year-old Moxley at one of the family’s seaside residences back in 1975.  Some suspect that the so-called “Lion of the Senate”- Senator Teddy Kennedy- might have had a hand in it and Skakel paid the price.  The prosecutor says the case cannot be proven beyond the shadow of a doubt and so Skakel will emerge a free man after 45 years in the slammer.  Good for you. 
  68. 2020 Friday F: Tens of thousands of members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ are protesting in streets across North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia protesting France’s crackdown on Muslim extremists following the murders of three women- one beheaded- in the Basilica of Notre Dame in Nice.  France through stupid policies that have allowed in armies of people who will never become ‘French’ has led to them going berserk whenever they perceive someone has criticized their backward faith.  Look, undergo a flipping reformation already and join the modern world.  Congratulations, France, for doing what must be done.
  69. 2020 Friday G: Texas voters have cast more than 9 million early votes which is more than the entirety of the votes cast in the Lone Star State back in 2016.  The Democrats are doing everything possible to flip Texas from RED to BLUE using any means necessary.  Meanwhile, Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants the U.S. Treasury secretary’s gig when “Pro-China Joe” Biden wins on November 3, while crackpot Senator Bernie Sanders wants to be the Labor secretary.  Failed loser Beto O’Rourke wants to be the ‘gun-grabber czar’ while Congresswoman Sandy Cortez wants to be the head of the Climate Change Bureau so she can take away the rights of the American people.   Speaking of the upper crust, Lori Loughlin, best-known for the old show, “Full House,” reported to a federal prison near Dublin, California, to begin her two-month stint for having bribed their daughters into USC.  When she’s out, hubby Mosimmo Giannulli, will report to the federal pen to do his five-month stint.  Poor bastard paid half-a-million bucks to get their daughters into the University of Southern California by having them pose as FAKE ROWERS.  Wow.
  70. 2020 Friday H: Here are the numbers for the Mega Millions #1603 with a jackpot of $118 million on the line: 14, 19, 34, 39, 59 and Mega 11.  The highest winner was one person who had four numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $16,660.
  71. 2020 Friday I: As Election Day draws near, we know the Chi-Coms and their Democratic stooges are working hard to steal this election from the American people.  We hope you will stick around for updates on the Chi-Vi as well as whatever we uncover the Beijing bullies and their running dog patsies are up to…

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Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra released their next studio album, “Alone in the Universe” on November 13, 2015.  Jeff Lynne performs most of the instruments with a few extra musicians adding additional flavor.  Critics reviewed the album favorably and fans were excited that the group was back in some semblance of being.  Say what you will, bands that began back in the late 1960s or early 1970s and then broke up and reformed are never as exciting as they were in their heyday but hey!  Lifelong fans tend to revel when ANY newer music appears which is why we encourage everyone to visit Amazon.com or whomever else you do for the absolute best in rock music.  Remember this one simple maxim: anything from the bands of the 1960s or 1970s beats any of this anemic he-she crap modern-day bands foist on us.  Period.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.  Sadly, we failed to do the music of the Great Society at the time or that of various members’ solo catalogs.  We hope to rectify that mistake one day so please stay tuned.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We are not sure when AC/DC will be in the works but you bet they will be at some point, possibly in 2027-2028.

[iv] We hope to share the music of the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Glenn Fray, and others, including Poco, sometime in the next decade.  Please remain with us.

[v] See previous footnote.

[vi] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[vii] We began promoting the music of the greatest British blues rock band, the Climax Blues Band, beginning on Monday, 16-September-2019 through Sunday, 27-October-2019.  This included the solo efforts of Pete Haycock and Colin Cooper.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

[viii] Many people speculate as to WHY Comey would reopen the investigation into Hillary’s missing emails so close to the Election?  Was it because he was demonstrating HIS POWER to Hillary that IF she failed to keep him on at best or worst for the American people, make him the next Attorney-General of the United States that he could destroy her?  Yes, the FBI ‘discovered Anthony Weiner’s laptop with information on it besides the people with whom he was sexting but why would a Deep State maggot like Comey do this to a person whom he wanted to serve?  We await answers…

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VV. 2018 Friday: Thanks to President Donald J. Trump’s stewardship of the economy, the U.S. Department of Labor announces unemployment statistics the lowest since 1969 at an unheard-of 3.7-percent. Meanwhile, U.S. Senators Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. announced that they would vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, all but assuring that Kavanaugh would be confirmed after the Democrats did everything in their power to trash the man’s reputation and destroy him. Typical Democrat behavior.

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  1. 610 Monday: Heraclius’ fleet takes the Byzantine city of Constantinople.
  2. 1751 Sunday: In Lewes, England, future 6th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Iredell, is born.  President George Washington nominated the Federalist to the nation’s high court.  He served from 05-12-1790 to 10-20-1799.
  3. 1796 Monday: Spain declares war on England.
  4. 1829 Sunday: The 21st president of the United States, Chester Alan Arthur, was born in North Fairfield, Vermont.
  5. 1863 Sunday: The Confederate submarine damages the Union ship, USS Ironsides.
  6. 1864 Tuesday: A tropical cyclone destroys the city of Calcutta, killing at least 60,000 people.
  7. 1877 Thursday: After a 1,000-mile retreat to the Canadian border, Chief Joseph surrenders to U.S. troops ending the Nez Perce War.
  8. 1892 Tuesday: Law enforcement nearly wiped out the Dalton Gang, notorious for its train robberies, while robbing a pair of banks in Coffeyville, Kansas. 
  9. 1908 Monday: Bulgaria declares independence from the Ottoman Empire, Ferdinand I became Tsar.
  10. 1910 Wednesday: Portugal was proclaimed a republic following the abdication of King Manuel II in the face of a coup d’état.
  11. 1911 Thursday: Italian troops occupy Tripoli, Libya, beginning an extended period of occupation that would end with the collapse of Italy in World War II.
  12. 1919 Sunday: Enzo Ferrari debuted his first racecar on this date.  Later, he founded the Auto Avio Construzioni Ferrari, an independent manufacturing company.  
  13. 1921 Wednesday: The World Series appeared on radio for the first time as Newark, New Jersey, Radio Station WJZ relayed reports from the Polo Grounds, where the New York Giants faced the New York Yankees.  Although the Yankees won the opening game, 3-0, the Giants won the series, 5 games to 3.
  14. 1922 Thursday: The New York Yankees and the New York Giants play an infamous 3-3 World Series tie game.
  15. 1930 Sunday: Laura Ingalls became the first woman to make a transcontinental airplane flight.  
  16. 1931 Monday: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon completed the first non-stop flight across the Pacific Ocean, arriving in Washington State, some 41 hours after leaving Japan.
  17. 1937 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaking in Chicago, called for a “quarantine of aggressor nations.”
  18. 1941 Sunday: Former Supreme Court Associate Justice Louis D. Brandeis, the first Jewish member of the highest court and its 67th member, died in Washington, D.C. at age 84.
  19. 1942 Monday: In the 39th World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Yankees, 4 games to one.  Meanwhile, in Dubno, Russia, the Axis troops massacre 5,000 Jewish inhabitants on the Eastern Front.
  20. 1943 Tuesday: Guitarist Steve Miller, leader of the San Francisco band, The Steve Miller Band[i], was born on this date.  Meanwhile, the United States launches a major air raid on Japanese forces entrenched on Wake Island.  Elsewhere, future U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, a future Democrat, is born in Baltimore, Maryland.  He would enter the U.S. Senate representing his home state on January 03, 2007.
  21. 1947 Sunday: President Harry S. Truman delivered the first televised White House address as he spoke on the world food crisis.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[ii], 1980-2016, Brian Johnson, is born on this date.
  22. 1953 Monday: Earl Warren took the oath of office as the Supreme Court’s 14th Chief Justice, replacing Fred M. Vinson.  Meanwhile, in the 50th World Series, the New York Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers, 4 games to 2; this is the Yankees’ 5th consecutive World Series appearance and Billy Martin’s 12 hits during the series make the difference for the winner.
  23. 1955 Wednesday: The stage version of “The Diary of Anne Frank” opened at the Cort Theatre in New York.
  24. 1958 Sunday: Racially segregated Clinton High School in Clinton, Tennessee, was mostly leveled by an early morning bombing.
  25. 1962 Friday: Parlophone Records released the Beatles’[iii] first hit recording, “Love Me Do,” in the United Kingdom on this date.  The first James Bond theatrical feature, “Dr. No” starring Sean Connery as Agent 007, premiered in London.
  26. 1969 Sunday: The British TV comedy program, “Monty Python’s Flying Circus,” made its debut on BBC 1.  Meanwhile, a Cuban defector landed a MiG-17 at Homestead Air Force Base in Florida.
  27. 1970 Monday: British trade commissioner James Richard Cross was kidnapped in Canada by militant Quebec separatists; he was released the following December.  Meanwhile, Anwar Sadat took office as president of Egypt.  However, Muslim Brotherhood thugs assassinated him in 1981.   
  28. 1974 Saturday: American David Kunst completed the first journey around the world on foot.  It took four years to accomplish and he went through 21 pairs of shoes.  He crossed four continents and walked 14,450 miles.
  29. 1981 Monday: President Ronald Reagan signed a resolution granting honorary American citizenship to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving thousands of Hungarians, most of them Jews, from the Nazis during World War II.
  30. 1982 Tuesday: In their first National Hockey League game, the New Jersey Devils tie the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-3 at the Meadowlands.
  31. 1983 Wednesday: Solidarity founder Lech Walesa was named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize on this date.
  32. 1984 Friday: The space shuttle Challenger blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center on an 8-day mission; the crew included Kathryn D. Sullivan who became the first American woman to walk in space and Marc Garneau, the first Canadian astronaut.
  33. 1985 Saturday: Brian Edmund Peter Keenan, famed drummer of the rock group, the Chambers Brothers[iv], died due to a heart attack.
  34. 1988 Wednesday: Democrat Lloyd Bentsen lambasted Republican Dan Quayle during their vice-presidential debate, telling Quayle, “Senator, you’re no Jack Kennedy.”
  35. 1989 Thursday: A jury in Charlotte, North Carolina, convicted former PTL evangelist Jim Bakker of using his television show to defraud followers.  Although initially sentenced to 45 years in prison, the authorities freed Bakker in December 1994 after serving 4.5 years.  Elsewhere, the Dalai Lama, the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, became winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
  36. 1993 Tuesday: This is the final day of a Russian honor guard at Vladimir Lenin’s Mausoleum in Moscow’s Red Square.  Meanwhile, Communist China set off an underground nuclear explosion. 
  37. 1994 Wednesday: Authorities found 48 people dead in an apparent murder-suicide carried out simultaneously in two Swiss villages by members of a secret religious doomsday cult known as the Order of the Solar Temple; searchers found five other bodies the same week in a building owned by the sect near Montreal, Canada.
  38. 1999 Tuesday: Two packed commuter trains collided near London’s Paddington Station, killing 31 people, and injuring many more.
  39. 2001 Friday: Tabloid photo editor Robert Stevens died from inhaled anthrax, the first of a series of anthrax cases in Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Washington.  Elsewhere, Barry Bonds set a new mark for home runs in a single season, hitting numbers 71 and 72, but an 11-10 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers eliminated San Francisco from the playoffs.    
  40. 2005 Wednesday: Defying the White House, senators voted 90-9 to approve an amendment sponsored by Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, that would prohibit the use of “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment” against anyone in U.S. government custody.  A reluctant President George W. Bush signed off on the amendment. 
  41. 2011 Wednesday: Apple founder Steve Jobs, 56, died in palo Alto, California. Meanwhile, in New York City, thousands join an Occupy Wall Street march which leads to the arrests of at least 28 participants for misbehaving.
  42. 2012 Friday: In the U.S., five people have died from fungal meningitis, while another 47 are infected, fighting for their lives; contaminated medicine used in epidural injections infected ALL of them.
  43. 2013 Saturday: Recently furloughed from the Department of Defense, 350,000 civilian workers return to work.  The Republicans receive the blame for the government shutdown; however, it did not cost them in the 2014 Election.
  44. 2014 Sunday: Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to split into two companies: HP Enterprise, focused on enterprise products and services, and HP Inc., focused on printing and personal computing; the company plans to complete the split in 2015.
  45. 2015 Monday: California Governor Jerry Brown signs a bill that gives terminally ill patients the ‘right to die’ in dignity.  Elsewhere, in Atlanta, Georgia, the trade ministers from 12 countries announce the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade ‘deal’ and not a ‘treaty,’ so President Barack Obama could avoid Senate confirmation is announced.  In 2017, President Donald J. Trump did away with this phony POS deal that would make the United States one of 12 nations instead of a major player.
  46. 2016 Wednesday:  As Hurricane Matthew approaches the United States, the authorities urge 2 million people in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida to evacuate as the Cat 4 storm has already killed people in the Caribbean.  Meanwhile, the FBI announces that in August, they arrested a former NSA contractor who worked for Booz Allen Hamilton.  Harold Martin is charged with unlawful removal and retention of governmental documents.  No one knows if he handed the information over to foreign entities or governments.  The investigation continues…
  47. 2017 Thursday: In order to avoid Catalan declaring its independence, the Spanish Parliament suspends the Catalan Parliament.  Meanwhile, Iraqi forces claim victory over the last remaining stronghold of ISIS in their country by capturing the city of Hawija.  Finally, Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein announced that he was taking a leave of absence from his company after a New York Times article detailed decades of alleged sexual harassment against women including actress Ashley Judd.
  48. 2018 Friday: Thanks to President Donald J. Trump’s stewardship of the economy, the U.S. Department of Labor announces unemployment statistics the lowest since 1969 at an unheard-of 3.7-percent.  Meanwhile, U.S. Senators Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. announced that they would vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, all but assuring that Kavanaugh would be confirmed after the Democrats did everything in their power to trash the man’s reputation and destroy him.  Typical Democrat behavior.
  49. 2019 Saturday: The House Democrats demand documents regarding interactions between President Donald J. Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky from the White House and also from Vice President Mike Pence.  Elsewhere, the New York Times reports the possibility that a second member of the intelligence community may file a whistleblower complaint regarding the president’s purported wrongdoings with the Ukraine.   Finally, the United States is re-engaging with both the Taliban in an effort to attain peace in that godforsaken place as well as with North Korea.
  50. 2020 Monday:  Following President Donald J. Trump’s roundabout the Walter Reed Medical Center (where doctors are treating him for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu) yesterday, liberals continue wailing and groaning like banshees about his ‘lack of concern for the welfare of others.’  He drove around the block in a hermetically sealed vehicle with Secret Service agents wearing the recommended garb.  He wanted to thank his well-wishers. In New York City, Trump supporters took over 5th Avenue and blasted their support for the ailing president.  Didn’t moronic Governor Andrew Cuomo claim that ‘Trump would need an army if he wanted to show his face in New York?’  Well, there’s your army, you frigging dimwit. C’ est la vie.  Meanwhile, the Presidential Debate Commission is recommending that all participants and guests wear masks at all subsequent debates.  Elsewhere, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany announces that she, too, has tested positive for the Chi-Vi.  What is going on?  Who seeded the White House with the Chinese Virus?  Look to the kitchens, investigators, look to the kitchens… Finally, Anthony Scaramucci says that since Trump is sick, he ‘should drop out of the race.’  F-off Mooch!  
  51. 2020 Monday A: Following a weekend of terror over the president’s illness, the S&P 500 futures are beginning to show signs of calm. Good.  Meanwhile, Finland announces that nuclear disarmament talks between the United States and Russia will commence soon.  Where are the flipping Chi-Coms?   Elsewhere, Democratic Party presidential nominee “Pro-China Joe” Biden continues dissing the Green New Deal, saying instead that when elected, he will move forward with his $2 trillion Biden Plan that will jumpstart clean energy over the next four years.  What does AOC and her Squad of lunatics have to say about that?  On Newsmax, Joe DiGenova blasts the Biden Plan saying that in four years, President Donald J. Trump has made us energy independent and that our environment is cleaner now than it was when he assumed office.   
  52. 2020 Monday B: Regarding the Chi-Vi, Ireland says it may enact a second Wuhan Virus shutdown due to rising numbers, 110 per 100,000 citizens.  In New York City, Mayor Bill Di Blasio says he ‘is going to shutdown specific sections of the city where Bat Virus cases are rising,’ neighborhoods that are mostly Jewish.  Say what, Mr. anti-Semitic mayor?
  53. 2020 Monday C: At 6:39 P.M. President Donald J. Trump walked out the front door of Walter Reed Medical Center.  Although not entirely out of the woods yet as his doctors said, he is on the mend and will be closely watched by physicians at the White House.   Self-proclaimed ‘conservative,’ and Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin, says via Tweet that taxpayer dollars should no longer go to funding the Walter Reed Medical Center and that Maryland should pull the medical license of Trump’s treating Dr. Sean Conley.  And these people claim to be ‘balanced.’
  54. 2020 Monday D: Speaking of the Beijing Bug, here are the numbers for the CHI-VI, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 35,366,134 confirmed cases, +354,812, 1,039,802, confirmed deaths, +4,937, and 24,615,512 confirmed recoveries, +250,950.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic: 7,546,065 confirmed cases, up 41,043 from yesterday’s reporting, 213,408 confirmed deaths, UP 352, and 4,904,396 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,727.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 836,239 confirmed cases, 16,155 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 12,957 confirmed cases, 132 confirmed deaths, and 10,215 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 93,789 confirmed cases, 2,238 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Arizona- currently, they have 221,091 confirmed cases, 5,707 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Doug Ducey for not reporting recoveries; that ain’t right.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife have moved there: 272,309 confirmed cases, 1,757 confirmed deaths, and 204,355 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at another nation: Kuwait: they have 107,592 confirmed cases of the CHI-VI, 628 confirmed deaths and 99,549 confirmed recoveries. 
  55. 2020 Monday D: Exciting day for the Stock Market: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 28,148.64, UP 4165.83 points (+1.68%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,332.49, UP 257.47 points (+2.32%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,408.63, UP 60.19 points (+1.80%).  Price of GOLD: $1,916.30 per troy oz., -4.10 (-0.21%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $24.46 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.41%).  Price of PLATINUM: $906.00 per troy oz., +1.30 (+0.14%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,378.40 per troy oz., +53.40 (+2.30%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.97 per #, +0.005 +0.17%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $39.29, +0.07 (+0.18%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.79 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.85 euros.
  56. 2020 Monday E:  Monday Night Football: two games tonight due to Chi-Vi postponement- early game: (15) New England Patriots, 10 (2-2) @ Kansas City Chiefs, 26 (4-0).   The late game is (16) Atlanta Falcons, 16 (0-4) @ Green Bay Packers, 30 (4-0).  Meanwhile, the Houston Texans, a WINLESS team after going into the playoffs last year fired General Manager and Coach Bill O’Brien after the 0-4 start.  It is what it is but folks, it’s a Xi Jinping Bat Flu year so give ‘em a break…
  57. 2020 Monday F: as you know, we await news every day as to what the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party stooges are up to; please remain alert as for when we do later today…there is always something more…

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This artwork is #0242 a 20” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Down in the Garden.”  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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As is the wont of many record companies when there are ‘original bands’ and then ‘spin-off bands’ as well as solo careers by a variety of artists, some wag on the executive board says, “You know what?  If we package the crème de la crème of the vast discography, we can open avenues to new listeners as well as provide older listeners with a variety of the best music of the bands they loved.  This is precisely what “Premium Gold & Platinum Collection- the Move & ELO & Company,” a superb compendium that came out on November 24, 1999.  We know you are going to enjoy this amazing collection of the greatest musical minds of the Move, the ELO, and as solo artists so please, rush out and seek this one out- you will be so glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[ii] Not exactly sure when we will begin promoting the music of Black Sabbath but when we do we will definitely follow them with AC/DC, the wild and wooly and definitely demonic Australian rock band.

[iii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

[iv] We began promoting the music of the world-famous Chambers Brothers beginning on Thursday, 10-April-2014 through Saturday, 19-April-2014.  This presentation occurred at the original blog and if it ever reopens, please seek this fabulous band out and consider adding it to your collection.

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President Gerald R. Ford; the Byrds featuring Clarence White, the J. Geil’s Band featuring Stephen Jo Bladd, Steve Miller of the Steve Miller Band, and Traffic featuring Jim Gordon:

  1. 1430: The Burgundians hand over their prisoner, Joan of Arc—whom they captured in May—to Pierre Cauchon, the bishop of Beauvais for trial.
  2. 1456: At the Battle of Belgrade, the Hungarians defeat the Ottoman Empire, sending them into headlong retreat.
  3. 1520: The Battle of Otumba, Mexico, occurs as Conquistadors under the command of Hernando Cortez and their Native American allies attack the Aztecs determined to destroy Mexico City.
  4. 1714: At the Battle of Aland, the Russian fleet overpowers and beats a much-larger Swedish fleet.
  5. 1789: During the opening moments of the fledgling French Revolution, citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille Prison and released the seven prisoners inside after killing the garrison and the military governor.
  6. 1798: The Alien and Sedition Act of the United States prohibits “false, malicious and scandalous’ writings about the U.S. government.
  7. 1845: A fire in New York City burns down 1,000-plus homes and kills many citizens.
  8. 1853: Commodore Matthew Perry relayed to Japanese officials a letter from President Millard Fillmore (Whig) requesting trade relations. However, by the time the Commodore delivered the letter, President Fillmore’s term in office had already expired.  Meanwhile, the first World’s Fair opens at the Crystal Palace in New York City.
  9. 1868: Alvin J. Fellows patented the tape measure on this date.
  10. 1881: Outlaw William H. Bonney Jr., alias “Billy the Kid,” was shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garret in Fort Sumner in present-day New Mexico.
  11. 1911: Harry N. Atwood became the first pilot to land an airplane—a Wright Model B airplane—on the grounds of the White House after flying in from Boston; he was greeted by President William Howard Taft.
  12. 1912: American folk singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie- “This Land is Your Land”- was born in Okemah, Okla., on this date.
  13. 1913: Gerald R. Ford—future Republican 40th vice president and 38th president of the United States—was born on this date.
  14. 1914: Robert H. Goddard patented liquid rocket fuel.
  15. 1921: Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were convicted in Dedham, Massachusetts, of murdering a shoe company paymaster and his guard. The pair paid the ultimate price, being executed six years later by the state.
  16. 1933: The National Socialist Party (NAZI) becomes the ONLY political party allowed in Germany. By the way, according to Chef Tiresias at the AICP-END Blog, the Nazi Party is a leftwing creature and not one belonging to the right, hence the word ‘socialist’ contained within its title.
  17. 1934: Babe Ruth hits his 700th home run.
  18. 1938: Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini “Il Duce,” publishes a manifesto against both Jews and Africans.
  19. 1941: In World War II Lithuania, the Nazis murder 6,000 Jews.
  20. 1942: Encouraged by the Nazis, anti-Semitic riots break out across occupied Amsterdam. Elsewhere, Stephen Jo Bladd—future longtime drummer with the hard-rocking blues band, the Geil’s Band[i]—is born on this date.
  21. 1945: During World War II, the USS South Dakota is the first American warship to bombard Japan from offshore. Meanwhile, former Axis partner Italy declared war on its former ally, Imperial Japan, on this date.  Famed future session drummer Jim Gordon who would play with the British rock band, Traffic[ii], and with Eric Clapton[iii] before murdering his mother and going to prison was born on this date.
  22. 1946: The book that would change the world was published on this date: “Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care” by Dr. Benjamin Spock.
  23. 1948: During their War of Independence, the Israeli Air Force bombs Cairo, Egypt.
  24. 1949: The Soviet Union explodes its first atom bomb.
  25. 1951: A monument honoring Dr. George Washington Carver is unveiled to the public in Joplin, Missouri. This is the first national park in the United States to honor an African American.
  26. 1953: The North Koreans/Communist Chinese launch a major offensive in Korea.
  27. 1958: The army of Iraq overthrew the monarchy imposed on the nation following World War II.
  28. 1964: In a speech to the Republican National Convention in San Francisco, supporters of Senator Barry Goldwater, R-AZ, booed New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller as he called on the GOP to denounce political extremists.
  29. 1965: The American space probe Mariner 4 flew by Mars and sent back photographs of the planet.
  30. 1966: The city of Chicago awoke to shocking news that eight student nurses had been murdered during the night in a South Side dormitory. A jury later convicted criminal drifter Richard Speck and a judge sentenced him to death.  However, another judge later reduced his sentence to life in prison where the son-of-a-bitch died in 1991.
  31. 1968: Hank Aaron hits his 500th career home run.
  32. 1973: Phil Everly storms offstage at a concert declaring an end to the Everly Brothers[iv]. Elsewhere, Clarence White—famed lead guitarist with the Byrds[v]—died after a drunken driver hit him in the parking lot at the Whisky A-Go-Go in Los Angeles, CA.
  33. 1976: At the Democrat Party’s National Convention in New York City, Governor Jimmy Carter wins the presidential nomination.
  34. 1977: The U.S. House of Representatives establishes a permanent select committee on intelligence.
  35. 1980 Monday: The Republican National Convention opened in Detroit, where nominee-apparent Ronald Reagan told a welcoming rally he and his supporters were determined to “make America great again,” which he did after eight years in office.
  36. 1985 Sunday: The last USFL football game takes place with the Baltimore Stars beating the Oakland Invaders by a score of 28-24.
  37. 1986 Monday: Richard W. Miller becomes the first FBI agent convicted of espionage charges.
  38. 1987 Tuesday: Guitarist Steve Miller receives a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
  39. 1998 Tuesday: Los Angeles sued 15 tobacco companies for $2.5 billion over the dangers of secondhand smoke.
  40. 1999 Wednesday: Race-based school bussing in Boston ended after 25 years, much to the relief of everyone involved in the stupid mess.
  41. 2003 Monday: Newspaper columnist Robert Novak publicly revealed the CIA employment of Valerie Plame, wife of Joseph Wilson, a former U.S. ambassador in Africa had twisted prewar intelligence on Iraq. Of course, Wilson and his wife were Democratic Party deep state hacks intent on causing as many problems for the George W. Bush administration as possible.
  42. 2004 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate scuttled a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Forty-eight senators voted to advance the measure, 12 shy of the required 60 while 50 voted to block it.
  43. 2009 Monday: The iTunes Music Store reaches 1.5 billion applications downloaded. Meanwhile at her Senate confirmation hearing, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor pushed back vigorously against Republican charges that she would bring bias and a liberal- Obama- agenda to the nation’s highest court.  Since her time on the bench, it definitely appears that the fears of the GOP were true.
  44. 2010 Wednesday: In the 18th annual ESPY awards, New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees and skier Lindsay Vonn win, the male and female athlete awards, respectively.
  45. 2011 Thursday: Neptune completes its first orbit around the sun since being discovered in 1846.
  46. 2013 Sunday: In Iraq, a suicide attacker detonated a massive car bomb at a checkpoint near the British Embassy and the interim government’s headquarters in Baghdad, killing 11 people. Elsewhere, the Mexican Army captures Miguel Trevino Morales, commander of the dreaded “Los Zetas’ drug cartel.  Finally, thousands of demonstrators across the country, ginned up by the news media, protested a Florida jury’s decision the day before to clear George Zimmerman in the shooting death of black teen, Trayvon Martin.
  47. 2014 Monday: Hamas rejects a peace deal brokered by Egypt and agreed to by Israel; Israel warned that the rejection could result in military action to stop rocket attacks from Palestinian militants.  Meanwhile, the Church of England voted overwhelmingly in favor of allowing women to become bishops.
  48. 2015 Tuesday: After journeying 3 billion miles, NASA’s New Horizons space probe reestablishes contact with NASA and begins transmitting the first photos of Pluto and its five moons. Launched in 2006, the probe will continue transmitting data for the next 16 months.
  49. 2016 Thursday: Terror struck Bastille Day celebrations in the French Riviera city of Nice as a heavy truck plowed into the festive crowd, killing 86 people in an attack the scumbags of the Islamic State claimed as one of their own; police shot the jihadist driver dead.
  50. 2017 Friday: A Russian-American lobbyist said he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald J. Trump’s son that was billed as part of a Russian-government effort to help the Republican campaign.
  51. 2018 Saturday: The government of Nicaragua reluctantly reports that more than 300 people have been killed by Sandinista forces, people protesting against the communist thug government of dictator Daniel Noriega, someone Democrats in the United States praise. That’s commies for you.
  52. 2019 Sunday: Famed American boxer Pernell Whitaker dies at age 55 after being hit by a speeding automobile. A four-division champion, he won Olympic gold in 1984.
  53. 2020 Tuesday: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg finds herself in John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, tonight. She is undergoing antibiotic treatment for an unknown condition.  We wish her well.   Meanwhile, in the Alabama GOP runoff for the right to face Democrat Doug Jones in November, Tommy Tuberville, supported by President Donald J. Trump, pounds the final nail into the coffin of former U.S. senator and former U.S. Attorney-General Jeff Sessions by beating him.  We always liked Senator sessions but when the jig’s up, the jig is up.
  54. 2020 Tuesday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 13,203,571 confirmed cases, UP by 258,061 cases, 575,201 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,757 deaths, and 7,331,608 confirmed recoveries, UP by 329,393 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,483,905 confirmed cases, UP by 55,443 new cases, 138,358 confirmed deaths, UP by 745 new deaths, and 1,026,816 confirmed recoveries, UP by 26,848 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).
  55. 2020 Tuesday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 336,508 confirmed cases, 7,087 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,264 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 911 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 42,161 confirmed cases, 1,438 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 403,175 confirmed number of cases, 32,350 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the numbers you tea-bagging dimwit.  Shame on you.
  56. 2020 Tuesday C: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,649.59, UP 556.79 points (2.13%). Next, the NASDAQ: 10,488.58, UP 97.73 points (0.94%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,197.52, UP 42.30 points (1.34%).  The price of GOLD is $1,811.50 per troy oz., -1.90 (-0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $19.68 per troy ounce, +0.145 (+0.74%).  The price of PLATINUM is $842.80 per troy oz, +6.00 (0.72%) while the price of COPPER is $2.94 per pound, +0.005 (+0.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.54 per barrel, +0.25 (+0.62%).

 

 

 

 

 

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This artwork is #0159 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Afterglow.”  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 sophomore effort by the British band, Supertramp, “Indelibly Stamped,” came out on June 25, 1971.  The album bore little resemblance to their freshman release but showed that the band was becoming much more creative and working with a variety of themes.  The band now consisted of Rick Davies (keyboards, vocals, harmonicas), Roger Hodgson (guitars, backing and lead vocals), Dave Winthrop (saxophones, flutes, vocals), Frank Farrell (bass, keyboards, vocals), and Kevin Currie (drums and percussion).  If you have not yet checked into this venerable, long-lived British rock band, we hope that you will simply by visiting whatever site it is you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

 

 

 

 

 

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[i] We hope to present the music of the J. Geil’s Band at some point within the next five years.  One of the great American bands, they most certainly deserve to be heard and celebrated by the readership of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day.

[ii] We began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason.  The presentation commenced on Monday, 30-November-2015 through Sunday, 20-March-2016.  This offering also included Blind Faith.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[iii] 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.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[iv] We hope to celebrate the music of the Everly Brothers one day.

[v] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

 

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