128. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 08, 2022

27. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe.” Protector of Bohemia and Moravia Wilhelm Frick is on the run.

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128. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 08, 2022:

Truman Day (Missouri), Victory in Europe Day, Mother’s Day

President Harry S. Truman; U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretaries of State Daniel Webster and Edmund Muskie; U.S. Treasury Secretary George P. Schultz; Famed Artist Paul Gauguin; “Let it Be” by the Beatles, Crazy Horse featuring Danny Whitten, Fleetwood Mac featuring Billy Burnette, the Hollies featuring Vic Steele, MAD Magazine, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Phil Sawyer, Talking Heads featuring Chris Frantz, T-Rex featuring Bill Legend, Van Halen featuring Alex Van Halen, and the Yardbirds featuring Paul Samwell-Smith:

  1. 535 Sunday: The 56th Roman Catholic Pope John II ends his reign as Catholic pontiff.  He served from January 02, 533 until today.  
  2. 615 Monday: The 67th Roman Catholic Pope St. Boniface IV ends his reign as Catholic pope.  He served from September 15, 608 until today.
  3. 685 Friday: The 81st Roman Catholic Pope St. Benedict II ends his reign as Catholic pope.   He served from June 26, 684 until today.
  4. 824 Wednesday: The reign of the 99th Roman Catholic Pope Eugene II began on this date.  He would guide his flock forward until August 27, 827.
  5. 1429 Friday: French troops under Joan of Arc rescue the city of Orleans.
  6. 1541 Thursday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto reached the Mississippi River.
  7. 1639 Sunday: William Coddington founds the colony of Rhode Island.
  8. 1721 Thursday: The reign of the 244th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XIII begins on this date.  He would lead his global flock from today until March 07, 1724.
  9. 1794 Thursday: Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, meets his Maker on the guillotine during France’s Reign of Terror.  Meanwhile, the federal government established the United States Post Office on this date.
  10. 1843 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster left office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, he served under President William Henry Harrison and then President John Tyler from March 06, 1841, to May 08, 1843.  He would serve again as the 19th U.S. Secretary of State.
  11. 1846 Friday: The first major engagement of the Mexican American War of 1846-1848, occurs at Palo Alto, Texas where U.S. troops under the control of General Zachary Taylor pounded the snot out of a Mexican army north of the Rio Grande River.  
  12. 1847 Saturday: Robert W. Thompson patented the rubber tire on this date.
  13. 1858 Saturday: John Brown holds an anti-slavery convention.
  14. 1879 Thursday: George Selden applied for the first automobile patent.
  15. 1884 Thursday: The 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman, was born in Lamar, Missouri.
  16. 1886 Saturday: Atlanta pharmacist John Pemberton invented the flavor syrup for Coca-Cola.
  17. 1903 Friday: In Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, famed French artist, Paul Gauguin, master of Post-Impressionism, Primitivism, and Synthetism, died at age 54.
  18. 1907 Wednesday: Tommy Burns beats Jack O’Brien in 20 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title.
  19. 1914 Friday: The U.S. Congress passed a Joint Resolution that designated the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day.
  20. 1915 Saturday: H. P. Whitney’s Regret became the first filly to win the Kentucky Derby.
  21. 1919 Thursday:  A Navy seaplane made the first transatlantic sea flight.
  22. 1921 Sunday: Sweden’s Parliament voted to abolish the death penalty.
  23. 1933 Monday: Gandhi began a hunger strike to protest British oppression in his native India.
  24. 1942 Friday: During the Battle of the Coral Sea, Japanese aircraft sink the U.S.S. Lexington, an aircraft carrier.  
  25. 1943 Saturday: Paul Samwell-Smith, future bassist with the British rock band, the Yardbirds[i], was born in London, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with Crazy Horse[ii]—Danny Whitten—is born.  Whitten is born in Columbus, Georgia.  In Europe, the Germans suppressed an uprising by the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto and commenced its destruction.
  26. 1944 Monday: The first “eye bank” designed to preserve corneal tissues for transplants undergoes establishment at New York Hospital.  Meanwhile, future drummer with the British glam-rock band, T-Rex[iii]– Bill Legend- is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  27. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe.”  Protector of Bohemia and Moravia Wilhelm Frick is on the run.  Elsewhere, future guitarist with the Hollies[iv] 1963-1964—Vic Steele—was born in Manchester, England, on this date.
  28. 1947 Thursday: Phil Sawyer, future member of the British rock band, the Spencer Davis Group[v], is born in England on this date.
  29. 1951 Tuesday: Future rock and roll drummer with Talking Heads[vi] and the Tom-Tom Club[vii]—Chris Frantz—is born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on this date.
  30. 1952 Thursday: Mad Magazine debuts.
  31. 1953 Friday: Future hard rock drummer, Alex Van Halen[viii] (founding member of the group bearing his and his brother, Eddie’s name) is born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on this date as was future guitarist with the Anglo-American rock band, Fleetwood Mac[ix], Billy Burnette.   Burnette is born in Memphis, Tennessee.
  32. 1954 Saturday: Parry O’Brien became the first to toss a shot put over 60 feet by achieving a distance of 60 feet 5.25 inches.  Elsewhere, in Dien Bien Phu, General de Castries informs Hanoi that the end is coming soon while Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais holds a council with his officers chosen to lead Albatross if indeed they thought they would be able to break out and head due south to what they hoped might be rescue.  The officers to a man said they were not leaving anyone behind, so the decision was made to stay and to fight to the end.   This information was forwarded to General de Castries who informed his superiors in Hanoi that NO breakout would occur.  Later in the day, after all artillery and mortar rounds were fired, a deathly pall settled over the entire valley.  The Battle of Dien Bien Phu just…stopped.
  33. 1956 Tuesday: Alfred E. Neuman appeared on the cover of “Mad Magazine” for the first time.
  34. 1958 Thursday: In Lima, Peru, an angry mob of Peruvians shoved, stoned, booed, and spat upon visiting Vice President Richard M. Nixon.  In the U.S., President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered the National Guard out of Little Rock, Arkansas, as Ernest Green became the first black to graduate from an Arkansas public school.
  35. 1961 Monday: New Yorkers selected a new name for their new National League baseball franchise.  They chose the “Mets,” short for “Metropolitans.”
  36. 1963 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy offers Israel assistance in defending itself against aggression.
  37. 1966 Sunday: Frank Robinson hits the ONLY homerun ever hit out of Baltimore’s Memorial Park.
  38. 1967 Monday: The federal government places Muhammad Ali under formal accusation for refusing to serve in the U.S. Army.
  39. 1970 Friday: The Beatles[x] release their “Let It Be” album.  Meanwhile, on New York City’s Wall Street, construction workers broke up an anti-Vietnam War rally.  Sadly, this was but one of numerous anti-war protests that broke out across the country and around the world.  Finally, at the Coliseum in San Diego, California, heavyweight Ken Norton Sr. improves his record to 16-0 with a KO over Ray Junior Ellis at 0:53 of round 2 in a 10-round bout.  
  40. 1972 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced that he had ordered the mining of Haiphong Harbor during the Vietnam War.
  41. 1973 Tuesday: Militant American Indians who had held the South Dakota hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrendered to authorities.
  42. 1974 Wednesday: The 62nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George P. Schultz left office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Schultz served under President Richard Nixon from June 12, 1972, to May 08, 1974.
  43. 1975 Thursday: At Steelworkers Hall in Baltimore, Maryland, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 49-4-1 by scoring a TKO over Jamaican heavyweight Oliver Wright at 1:55 of the third round of a 10-round bout.
  44. 1976 Saturday: The roller coaster Revolution, the first steel coaster with a vertical loop, opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.
  45. 1978 Monday: Law enforcement charges David Berkowitz in the infamous “Son of Sam” killings that terrified the people of New York City.  Berkowitz pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder, and assault charges. He would eventually receive six consecutive life in prison terms.  
  46. 1980 Thursday: Following the resignation of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance over the debacle in the Iranian desert in which, U.S. Special Forces sought to rescue American hostages, Sen. Edmund Muskie becomes the new Secretary of State for President Jimmy Carter.  He would serve from this day to 01-20-1981.
  47. 1982 Saturday: At Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 66-10-1 by beating Australian heavyweight boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner with a TKO at 2:14 of Round 2 of a 10-round bout.  Bugner’s record went to 53-9-1.
  48. 1984 Tuesday: The Soviet Union announced it would boycott the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California.  Elsewhere, Joanie (Erin Moran) and Chachi (Scott Baio) got married on ABC-TV’s “Happy Days.”  
  49. 1988 Sunday: In the French presidential election, Francois Mitterrand becomes president.
  50. 1993 Saturday: Lennox “The Lion” Lewis improved his pro record to 23-0 by beating Tony “TNT” Tucker in the 12th round of their heavyweight boxing title match.  In so doing, he retained the WBC heavyweight champion of the world boxing title while Tucker’s loss put his record at 48-2.
  51. 1996 Wednesday: South Africa’s Constitutional Assembly adopts its first permanent post-apartheid constitution that guaranteed equal rights for blacks and whites alike.
  52. 2008 Thursday: Following the expulsion of two of its diplomats from the U.S., Russia responds in kind and boots out two U.S. military attaches.
  53. 2009 Friday: Afghan President Hamid Karzai demands the U.S. stop with airstrikes against Taliban targets.  What’s up with that?  Meanwhile, Pope Benedict XVI begins his tour of Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories.
  54. 2010 Saturday: The last piece of the old Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two-year demolition contest.  Elsewhere, Senator Bob Bennett, R-UT, loses to a primary challenger, becoming one of the first scalps the Tea Party notched in election battles.  Senator Bennett was an unabashed supporter of President George W. Bush and supported the 43rd president’s massive bank bailout in 2008 that added billions of dollars of national debt.  Wow.
  55. 2011 Sunday: Thousands of Mexicans march in Mexico City to protest the 38,000 who have died in the Mexican Drug War since 2006.   Meanwhile, in the Mediterranean Sea, a boat full of African migrants bound for Malta runs aground near Lampedusa, Italy, causing rescue ships to save the floundering migrants.
  56. 2012 Tuesday: In Russia, the Duma confirms Vladimir Putin’s stooge Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister after Putin nominated him for this post.   Elsewhere, in Skillman, New Jersey, the former 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach died at age 90.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from February 11, 1965, to October 02, 1966 (He also was Acting AG from September 04, 1964, to February 11, 1965).
  57. 2013 Wednesday: Three months after thieves steal $50 million in diamonds at the Brussels Airport, law enforcement authorities detain more than 24 people in France, Switzerland, and Belgium, and recovered a significant stash of the diamonds and gems.
  58. 2014 Thursday: According to Brainy History, mobile photo sharing app Snapchat settles with the Federal Trade Commission after acknowledging that it falsely claimed that data sent through the app would disappear rather than form a permanent record, creating user privacy violations.  Meanwhile, in Aleppo, Syria, a large blast topples the Carlton Hotel which was used by Syrian troops.
  59. 2015 Friday: Brainy History says, “British Prime Minister David Cameron is re-elected for five more years in a decisive victory that upset predictions of a close election and resulted in the first Conservative majority government since 1992.”  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms and Russians agree to an investment of $2 billion U.S. in improving agricultural operations in their two countries.
  60. 2016 Sunday: To the horror of many, Sadiq Khan becomes mayor of London, the first Muslim EVER to be elected mayor of a major Western city.  Elsewhere, in response to a rocket attack on a Turkish border town, the Turks launch an artillery barrage on ISIS positions in northern Syria killing at least 55 of the animalistic scum and wounding loads of others.  Kill them all.
  61. 2017 Monday: The U.S. Senate confirms Heather Wilson to become the next secretary of the United States Air Force.  Elsewhere, Arizona law enforcement arrests the Maryvale Serial Killer (or so they believe), a POS whom law enforcement believes is responsible for at least a dozen shootings between 2015 and 2016 in which at least 9 people were slain and another 5-8 injured.
  62. 2018 Tuesday: In the northwestern sector of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an outbreak of Ebola kills 17 and sickens numerous others.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that the United States is going to pull out of the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement signed during the Obama administration.  Much of the world- especially the U.S.’ European partners- are in a deep state of shock because they do business there for BIG BUCKS.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: The Islamic Republic of Iran- the world’s number one terrorist state- announces it will no longer obey the restrictions of the multilateral nuclear deal signed in 2015.    Elsewhere, the government of Taiwan passes a law that will allow the country to imprison Chi-Com spies for life or even give them the death penalty depending upon the nature of their espionage and their crimes.
  64. 2020 Friday: More and more information continues coming to light that demonstrates the coup attempt to remove President Donald J. Trump was just: a FAILED coup.  Millions of Americans demand that the participants in this endeavor face justice for the crime of treason.  Many of these rats are getting nervous already and who knows?  Barack Hussein Obama might find himself in the hot seat.   
  65. 2020 Friday A: Meanwhile, in the world of the Kung Flu- the Chinese Virus, COVID-19, confirmed cases globally are 3,938,828; confirmed deaths are 274,655, and confirmed recoveries are 1,319,306 which is extremely good.  In the United States, we have 1,317,175 confirmed cases, 78,198 confirmed deaths, and 182,305 confirmed recoveries which most likely would be far higher if liberal states reported them.  California claims 63,698 confirmed cases and 2,711 confirmed deaths (with no info on confirmed recoveries).  Hawaii claims 629 confirmed cases, 17 deaths but 566 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Washington state notes 16,388 confirmed cases and 905 confirmed deaths but no notation as to the confirmed recoveries.  It is interesting to note that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo caused more than 4,000 deaths in nursing homes statewide by forcing them to house COVID-19 positive patients with rest home patients.  He will face justice himself for this outrage. 
  66. 2020 Friday B: Due to China’s ‘gift to the world,’ COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, 20.5 million U.S. jobs were lost in the month of April alone, driving unemployment to nearly 15-percent, a number not seen since the days of the Great Depression.  Communist China must pay for this outrage and it’s high time the United States begins pushing for a resumption of the Two-China Policy by demanding Taiwan be returned to the United Nations as a FULL member with its original seat on the Security Council.   Elsewhere, the chief prosecutor in Venezuela handling the case of the mercenaries hired to topple ‘much-beloved’ President Nicolas “Bus Driver” Maduro demands the extradition of an American as well as two Venezuelan dissidents seeking freedom for their country.  Prosecutor Tarek William Saab wants American Jordan Goudreau and the two Venezuelans J.J. Rendon and Sergio Vergara ASAP. 
  67. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 158,312,868 confirmed cases, +3,346, 3,296,591  confirmed deaths, +280 (this number has not been updated today as you will see), and 136,663,877 confirmed recoveries, +84,102.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,454,581 confirmed cases, UP 35,755 from yesterday’s reporting, 595,588 confirmed deaths, UP 677,[xi] and 26,405,871 confirmed recoveries, UP 81,114.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]   
  68. 2021 Saturday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 279,772 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 183.61 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 182,837 deaths.      
  69. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,757,645 confirmed cases, 62,278 confirmed deaths, and 2,001,995 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,266,575 confirmed cases, 35,710 confirmed deaths, and 1,840,547 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,126 confirmed cases, 487 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 416,248 confirmed cases, 5,626 confirmed deaths, and 202,525 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Guam, a place the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C. and Puerto Rico become states: they have 8,034 confirmed cases, 139 confirmed deaths, and 7,789 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]   
  70. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,885 confirmed cases, 6,376 confirmed deaths, and 831,480 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Bahrain, a new friend of Israel: 187,905 cases of the virus, 678 confirmed deaths and 174,357 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]     
  71. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,777.76, UP 229.23 points (+0.66%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,752.24, UP 119.39 points (+0.88%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,232.60, UP 30.98 points (+0.74%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.82 per barrel, -0.08 (-0.02%).  The price of GOLD is $1,832.00 per troy oz., +0.70 (+0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $27.57 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,256.60 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.75 per pound, 0.00 (+0.01%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,926.51 per troy oz, -20.16 (-0.68%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.37%).[xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.90.     In Russian Ruble, one greenback equals 73.62 and in Rwandan Franc, a buck equals 992.92 and in St. Helena Pound, one dollar equals 0.72 of theirs.[xviii]   Here’s a good one: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo says that ‘many U.S. corporations support raising the corporate tax rate to 28-percent (but fails to mention WHICH ones support this job-killing stupidity).    
  72. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.095 per gallon, $2.880 in Florida, $3.822 in Hawaii, and $3.511 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Oklahoma: $2.707.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Iran: $1.946 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,264,002,317,913 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  73. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is dumping yet another Trump-era rule regarding the border, this one being that the collection of biometric data from illegal aliens along the border will now cease.  Thank you, Secretary Mayorkas.  (Note- and people wonder WHY everyone is buying firearms).  Speaking of Secretary Mayorkas, he lied to reporters earlier when he said that the numbers of illegals trying to cross into the country has gone way down and that the number of illegal alien minors has also decreased.
  74. 2021 Saturday G: Political News I– The U.S. Department of Justice has reaffirmed the war on ghost guns and will keep Joe Biden’s promise to enact sweeping gun reform (meaning gun control laws.  And they wonder as to WHY so many of us are buying guns, ammos, and accessories like flash and sound suppressants).  Next, census data shows that California’s population fell by more than 182,000 people in 2020 as people were fleeing the state in droves.  Speaking of California, now that it is becoming clear NO ONE wants Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom to remain as governor of the Golden State, the lightbulb has finally gone off over the dimwit’s head- he is now trying to do anything to save his job including making threats against all signers of the RECALL PETITION.  F**k you, Governor Newsom.
  75. 2021 Saturday H: Political News II– Karen Fann- president of the Arizona state senate- says that when the audit is over, she expects many irregularities will be discovered.  Next, new GOP voting laws look to hold election officials accountable as they should.  IF what happened to President Donald J. Trump in 2020 happened to a Democrat, they would be burning down the entire country.  We all know that.  Elsewhere, as Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Go, aka the Gropin’ Gov, continues trying to cling to his job like his compatriot in California is attempting, “Killer” Cuomo is shaking up his senior staff as there seems to be numerous leaks as to the criminal behavior exhibited by him and them in the killing of so many seniors.  Meanwhile, Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that ‘U.S. system of justice is being distorted’ by the double standards the American people have been witnessing, i.e., the raid on Rudy Giuliani’s apartment and the home of Victoria Toensing.
  76. 2021 Saturday I: Political News III– Nebraska needs tax reform and Charles Herbster is running to accomplish that for the citizens of the Cornhusker State.  Next, Governor Larry Hogan, RINO-MD, issued pardons to 34 victims of racial lynching.   Moving on, information has leaked that demonstrates that Disneyland has drunk the Kool-Aid and is deep in pushing Critical Race Theory.
  77. 2021 Saturday J: Miscellaneous News I– The largest pipeline of gasoline in the United States- the 1,500-mile Colonia Pipeline- was shut down by unknown hackers.  Sounds like environmentalists did this.   Next, in the glorious city of New York, a woman and her three-year-old child were shot.  SHOT.  Elsewhere, Ernest Angley, a ‘controversial televangelist has died at the ripe old age of 99.  Finally, the religion of peace strikes again near a girls school in Kabul, Afghanistan, sending at least 30 people off to meet with Allah sooner than they planned and injuring loads of others.
  78. 2021 Saturday K: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3558 with a $45 million jackpot on the line: 10, 12, 21, 22, 28, and Mega 12.  Out of 134,410 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $44,308.  The winning ticket was sold at Safeway Fuel, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #844 with a $157 million pot on the line: 12, 17, 20, 21, 26, and Power 08.  Out of 72,257 winning tickets, the highest winners were six people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $11,714 apiece.
  79. 2022 Sunday: Let’s hope it’s a slow news weekend…

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The fourth album by the Band- “Cahoots”- came out on September 15, 1971 and would see the band beginning to slide a bit from the pinnacle they rapidly had climbed over the preceding years.  The album contained one bona fide hit- “Life is a Carnival”- but would not chart as well as the preceding three.  The band features the same quintet of Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones). What we have for you today is the “Stage Fright 50th Anniversary Edition” (where the hell does the time go?), a deluxe version that came out on October 22, 2021.  We hope you will seek it out wherever you shop for the best in music because we love it and know that you will, too, especially with all the add-ons one gets as a bonus to the original tracks.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] We hope to promote the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, as well as of each member’s solo careers along with Crazy Horse within the next 5-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for when we do.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

[iv] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

[v] We began promoting the music of not only the Spencer Davis Group, but also Traffic, 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.

[vi] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will promote the music of the Talking Heads but when we do, you will also see the music of Blondie and Aerosmith shared as well.  Please, keep your eyes open for the day this magnificent event occurs. 

[vii] If we are still here in 30 years, we will promote the music of the Tom-Tom Club.  Remain alert.

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

[ix] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[x] 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.    Let It Be” appeared on Saturday, 03-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[xi] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

[xii] Here is the link: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

[xiii] See United States COVID: 33,033,385 Cases and 589,110 Deaths – Worldometer (worldometers.info)..

[xiv] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

[xv] Commodities – Oil, Silver and Gold Prices – CNN Business– see this site for daily commodity information.

[xvi] Palladium PRICE Today | Palladium Spot Price Chart | Live Price of Palladium per Ounce | Markets Insider (businessinsider.com) See this site for daily trading in palladium.

[xvii] Commodities Prices – Spot – Futures (tradingeconomics.com) See this site for much of the economic information cobbled together at this blog.

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

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

[xx] Please see the following site for information on global gas prices: Gasoline prices around the world, 26-Apr-2021 | GlobalPetrolPrices.com

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

002. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JANUARY 02, 2022

63. 2021 Saturday B: The home of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell were both vandalized with the heads of pigs and painted hateful epithets. One of the slogans painted on the home of the Senate majority leader was ‘where’s my money?’ Now that’s hilarious. Good question, though- why is $762 billion going abroad and only $174 going to Americans?

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002. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JANUARY 02, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Rucker Lamar; U.S. Attorneys General Hugh S. Legaré, Caleb Cushing, Homer Stille Cummings, Frank Murphy, and William P. Rogers; U.S. Secretaries of State Edmund J. Randolph and William P. Rodgers; U.S. Secretary of War Timothy Pickering; U.S. Senator Tim Scott; U.S. House Speaker Dennis “Denny” Hastert; Iron Butterfly featuring Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Mark “Spanky” Matejka, Ronnie Wood (Band) featuring Bernard Fowler, Spirit featuring Randy California, and Ten Years After featuring Chick Churchill:

  1. 69 Tuesday: The Roman Army of the Lower Rhine proclaims Vitellius its new emperor.
  2. 533 Friday: John II begins his reign as the 56th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide all Christendom from today until May 08, 535.
  3. 1492 Saturday: Spain retakes Granada from the Moors, which becomes a national holiday in the country, “Granada Day.”
  4. 1757 Sunday: British troops occupy Calcutta, India, after heavy fighting.
  5. 1776 Tuesday: Austria ends the practice of torture during police interrogations.
  6. 1788 Wednesday: Georgia became the fourth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  7. 1792 Monday: The first classes began at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. on this date.
  8. 1794 Thursday: The second U.S. Secretary of State Edmund J. Randolph assumed his office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from today until to August 20, 1795.
  9. 1795 Friday: The second U.S. Secretary of War Timothy Pickering assumed office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from today until to December 10, 1795.  Then he would become the nation’s third U.S. secretary of state.
  10. 1797 Monday: In Charleston, South Carolina, the future 16th U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré is born.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from September 13, 1841, to June 20, 1843.  Then, he became U.S. Acting Secretary of State under President John Tyler from May 09, 1843, to June 20, 1843.
  11. 1842 Sunday: In Fairmount, Pennsylvania, the first wire suspension bridge opened to the public.
  12. 1863 Friday: The Civil War Battle of Murfreesboro (Stone’s River) comes to a bloody end with no victor.
  13. 1872 Tuesday: Brigham Young, the 71-year-old leader of the Mormon Church underwent arrest on charges of bigamy; the old codger had 25 wives.
  14. 1879 Thursday: Thomas Edison began construction on his first generator.  Meanwhile, in Newburyport, Massachusetts, the former 23rd U.S. Attorney General Caleb Cushing died at age 78.  A member of numerous parties, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, to March 04, 1857.
  15. 1882 Monday: What would become the first holding company in the history of the world occurred on this date when business executives signed and dated the Standard Oil Trust agreement.  The document transferred the stock and property of more than 40 companies into the control of nine trustees, led by John D. Rockefeller.
  16. 1890 Thursday: Alice Sanger became the first White House female staffer.
  17. 1892 Sunday: Ellis Island opened as America’s first immigration center.  Annie Moore, at age 15, was the first person to pass through the facility and into America.
  18. 1893 Monday: The U.S. Postal Service issued its first commemorative stamp to honor the World’s Columbian Expedition and the quadricentennial of Christopher Columbus’ voyage.
  19. 1900 Tuesday: Secretary of State John Hay announced the “Open Door Policy” to facilitate trade with China.
  20. 1903 Friday: President Theodore Roosevelt shuts down the U.S. Post Office in Indianola, Mississippi, for refusing to accept its new postmistress because she was black.
  21. 1905 Monday: After heavy fighting, Japanese troops capture Port Arthur from the Russians during the Russo-Japanese War.
  22. 1910 Sunday: In Berkeley, California, the first junior high school in the nation—McKinley School—opened for business.  The school instructed seventh and eighth grade students while in a second facility, students 9-12 grades studied.
  23. 1916 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., the 64th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Rucker Lamar died.  A Democrat, President William Howard Taft nominated Lamar to fill William Henry Moody’s seat.  He served from 12-17-1910 until his death today.
  24. 1919 Thursday: The Baltic Republic of Lithuania gains its independence from the Soviet Union.
  25. 1921 Sunday: The play that coined the term “robot” “R.U.R.”  (Rossum’s Universal Robots) by Karel Capcek was first performed in Czechoslovakia.  Elsewhere, people heard the first religious radio broadcast on KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh.  Dr. E.J. Van Etten of Calvary Episcopal Church gave the sermon.
  26. 1929 Wednesday: Canada and the United States reached an agreement to preserve and to protect Niagara Falls.
  27. 1933 Monday: U.S. troops leave the Central American nation of Nicaragua.
  28. 1935 Wednesday: Bruno Hauptmann went on trial in Flemington, New Jersey on charges of kidnapping and murdering the 20-month-old son of Charles and Anne Lindberg.  (The jury found Hauptmann guilty and sentenced him to death).
  29. 1939 Sunday: The 55th U.S. Attorney General Homer Stille Cummings left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from 03-04-1933 until today.  His replacement- Frank Murphy- the 56th U.S. Attorney General took his post today and served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from today until 01-18-1940 and then went to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  30. 1940 Tuesday: During the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union, Finnish infantry and ski troops continue killing and wounding large numbers of poorly directed Russian infantry as well as destroying numerous armored vehicles. 
  31. 1941 Thursday: Luftwaffe bombers hammer Ireland for the second night in a row; some suspect they may have been off course.  Meanwhile, British naval vessels and bombers attack the Axis-held port of Bardia in Libya.  
  32. 1942 Friday: After being declared an ‘open city’ to spare it from attack, Japanese forces capture the Philippine capital of Manila, as well as the U.S. naval base at Cavite, during World War II.  Elsewhere, Axis troops in Bardia, North Africa, consider a possible surrender as they face continuous attacks.  Finally, 28 nations are at war with the Axis and all pledge that they will not negotiate separate peace treaties.
  33. 1942 Friday A: In Aurora, Illinois, future 51st U.S. House Speaker Dennis “Denny” Hastert is born.  A future Republican, he would represent Illinois’ 14th congressional district beginning on January 03, 1987.  He would become the speaker of the House for the 106th, 107th, 108th, and 109th congresses, beginning on January 03, 2001, through January 03, 2007.  He would continue representing his district until his retirement on November 26, 2007.
  34. 1943 Saturday: Heavy fighting continues on Guadalcanal as U.S. forces launch another attack on Mt. Austen, a Japanese strongpoint.  Still, the U.S. shows no signs of weakening while the Japanese are having a challenging time keeping their troops supplied.
  35. 1946 Wednesday: Keyboardist Chick Churchill of Ten Years After[i] was born on this date in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England.
  36. 1953 Friday: In the NBA, the Baltimore Bullets begin a 32-game road losing streak
  37. 1959 Friday: The Soviet Union launched its space probe Luna I, the first manmade object to fly by the moon, its apparent intended target.
  38. 1960 Saturday: Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts launched his successful bid for the presidency.
  39. 1965 Saturday: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., begins a drive to register black voters in the U.S.
  40. 1966 Sunday: The Green Bay Packers beat the Cleveland Browns in the NFL Championship game by a score of 23-12.  Elsewhere: the first Jewish child is born in Spain since their expulsion in 1492.
  41. 1967 Monday: Future guitarist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[ii] (2006-present)—Mark “Spanky” Matejka—is born on this date in Houston, Texas.
  42. 1969 Thursday: Future backup vocalist with the Rolling Stones[iii], 1989-present, and with Ronnie Wood[iv] on his solo albums, Bernard Fowler, is born in New York City on this date.   
  43. 1971 Saturday: A federally imposed ban on television cigarette advertisements went into effect across the United States on this date.
  44. 1972 Sunday: The Dallas Cowboys beat the San Francisco 49ers 14-3 in the NFC Championship Game.  Meanwhile, the Miami Dolphins beat the Baltimore Colts by a score of 21-0 in the AFC Championship Game.
  45. 1974 Wednesday: President Richard M. Nixon signed a bill requiring all states to lower the maximum speed limit to 55 mph.  The government intended the law to help conserve gasoline supplies during the Arab Oil Embargo, an embargo imposed upon the United States for defending the state of Israel.  However, in 1995, the federal government abolished federal speed limits.
  46. 1979 Tuesday: The trial of Sid Vicious for murdering his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, begins in England.
  47. 1983 Sunday: The original Broadway production of the musical “Annie” closed after a run of 2,377 performances.
  48. 1991 Wednesday: Sharon Pratt Dixon took the oath of office as mayor of Washington, D.C.  She was the first black woman to head a city of that size and prominence.
  49. 1997 Thursday: Randy California, founding member of the Los Angeles rock band, Spirit[v], from the 1960s and into the 1990’s, died off the shores of Molokai in Hawaii at age 46.  While surfing with his son, a riptide pulled the boy out to sea, but Randy was able to save him; however, he lost his life while saving his son, but the searchers never recovered the father’s body.  He was among the great guitarists of the rock era and became known for two Top 40 hits: “I Got a Line on You” and the extremely dark “1984.”
  50. 2001 Tuesday: In Bethesda, Maryland, the former 55th U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rogers died.   A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 01-22-1969 to 09-03-1973.  He also served the nation as its 63rd U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 10-23-1957 to 01-20-1961.
  51. 2008 Wednesday: Oil reaches $100 per barrel for the first time in history.
  52. 2012 Monday: For the first time in their nation’s history and while running military exercises in the Persian Gulf, Iran successfully test-fires two long-range missiles.  Elsewhere, longtime member with a variety of rock bands including Iron Butterfly[vi] and Captain Beyond[vii], lead guitarist Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt, lost his battle with cirrhosis of the liver on this date.
  53. 2013 Tuesday: Republican Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina entered the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date.
  54. 2014 Wednesday: In a coma since 2006, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon reportedly becomes critical due to renal failure. 
  55. 2015 Thursday: Because of a recent hacking attack on Sony Pictures, President Barack Obama targets three organizations and 10 officials in North Korea with financial sanctions, something the North Koreas deny all knowledge of doing.
  56. 2016 Saturday:  Saudi Arabia sends 47 terrorists to the chopping block including a pro-Iranian Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr.  You must do what you must do.
  57. 2017 Monday:  Although House Speaker Paul “RINO” Ryan, R-WI, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, said they had no knowledge of the move, the GOP House majority votes to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics.  In so doing, it will strip the entity of its ability to investigate congressional members accused of wrongdoing.  Meanwhile, President-elect Donald J. Trump is expected to name former aide to Ronal Reagan Robert Lighthizer as head of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
  58. 2018 Tuesday: After North Korean thug dictator Kim Jong Un says the ‘nuclear button is always on my desk,’ President Trump says that ‘his button is much bigger.’  Meanwhile, Venezuela- an oil-rich nation- finds itself with NO gasoline.  Ah, the joys of Marxism…
  59. 2019 Wednesday: Loads of new House members are taking their oaths today, most of them Democrats as they won 40 seats on Election Day last November.  Losers such as Rashida Tlaib and fellow anti-Semite Ilhan Omar as well as the Baby Evita- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley- the four women who will form the (Marxist) Squad are taking their oaths and will become instant thorns in the side of drooling House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi.  Meanwhile, as the partial ‘government shutdown’ continues into its 13th day, the Dems plan to vote on a funding bill that won’t fund the southern border wall.  Way to go, Dems, you love them illegal aliens.  Elsewhere, as tensions continue to rise in the African nation of Mali, gunmen murder 37 citizens in the street.  Sounds like Islamists to us…
  60. 2020 Thursday: Since the Iranians are causing so much trouble in neighboring Iraq such as trying to storm the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, the U.S. whacks Iranian thug General Qassim Soleimani as he heads for a car at the Baghdad airport, having just landed to direct more terror attacks at U.S. targets.  Good, send this POS to hell.  Of course, Tehran goes apoplectic over this so-called ‘outrage.’  Meanwhile, newly released emails show that ‘President Donald J. Trump purposefully withheld military aid to the Ukraine over his demands for an accounting of the criminal activities the Biden Cartel Crime Family had been doing in that country.  Elsewhere, Democratic candidate seeking the 2020 presidential nomination for his party- Julian Castro, a small-time Texas mayor and former secretary of HUD- drops out of the running today.  Good.  He never had a chance.   
  61. 2021 Saturday: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 84,517,989 confirmed cases, +593,048, 1,834,586, confirmed deaths, +8,410, and 47,548,752 confirmed recoveries, +286,928.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 20,596,260 confirmed cases, up 217,572 from yesterday’s reporting, 353,309 confirmed deaths, UP 2,599, and 9,223,561 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,467.
  62. 2021 Saturday A: 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: 2,345,909 confirmed cases, 26,357 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 21,807 confirmed cases, 289 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 251,585 confirmed cases, 3,523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Colorado: currently, they have 339,172 confirmed cases, 4,936 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 434,799 confirmed cases, 3,392 confirmed deaths, and 381,714 confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2021 Saturday B: The home of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell were both vandalized with the heads of pigs and painted hateful epithets.  One of the slogans painted on the home of the Senate majority leader was ‘where’s my money?’  Now that’s hilarious.  Good question, though- why is $762 billion going abroad and only $174 going to Americans?  This is bullshit and everyone knows it so folks, paint away, paint away and continue throwing those hog snouts on their front porches.
  64. 2021 Saturday C: In Texas, the state’s supreme court sides with the attorney-general of the state, Ken Paxton, in his battle to keep restaurants and other businesses open during the Chi-Com Virus Crisis.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump is unhappy that the Department of Justice waved off the lawsuit brought by Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert to entice Vice President Mike Pence to overthrow the results of the fraudulent elections in six Democrat-controlled states.  We hope he will because if Democrats steal this election, they will steal every election.
  65. 2021 Saturday D: Chi-Coms in Beijing warn of ‘consequences’ over the New York Stock Exchange delisting some of their Chi-Com corporations and companies.  Screw them.  Meanwhile, a judge in the UK announces he will rule soon on the U.S. demand for the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  Most are hoping he will receive a pardon for his offenses in the U.S. Elsewhere, we learn that U.S. airlines have lost around $35 billion in lost revenues thanks once again to the Chi-Com virus.  We hope to see the case the globe launches against the communist Chinese at the World Court over the destruction they’ve caused by letting this virus loose on the world.  Finally, a federal appeals court backs President Donald J. Trump’s order denying entry to illegal aliens who have no proof of healthcare coverage.
  66. 2021 Saturday E: President Donald Trump vetoes a driftnet ban off the course of California.  He also expresses that thanks to him, he was able to denude the Affordable Care Act- aka Obamacare- of the mandate that Americans hated.  Of course, should “Pro-China Joe” Biden and “Kooky Kamala” Harris become our next president and vice president, they are going to slap that sucker back on the ACA and full-time employment will return to 28 hours per week or less.  Something to think about.  Meanwhile, incoming Republican Congresswoman Kat Cammack, 3rd congressional district of Florida, says she plans to put an Israeli flag on her office door which just so happens to be next to the office of lunatic, pro-jihadi nut Rashida Tlaib.  Now that’s something we all want to see!
  67. 2021 Saturday F: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3522 with a jackpot of $8 million on the line: 11, 19, 35, 40, 46, and Mega 18.  The highest winner- out of 97,482 winning tickets- was one person who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $34,825.  The winning ticket was sold at Speedway in Wildomar, California, 92595.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #808 with a jackpot of $384 million up for grabs: 03, 04, 11, 41, 67, and Powerball 05The highest winners were FIVE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $16,047 apiece.
  68. 2021 Saturday: Here is where we were one year ago today: Friends, stick around to discover whatever Beijing and their stooges in the Democratic Party are up today- we all know they’re up to no good so find out with us.  We thank you…
  69. 2022 Sunday:  Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0698 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Rutherford Vineyard.”  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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ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album delivered by Fairport Convention was a ‘blast from the past,’ culled by an archivist: “Cropredy 2002” (08-28-2003), an album of live music from the band’s Cropredy 2002 show.  The band included virtuoso Maartin Allcock (guitars, mandolins, and the bouzouki), Ric Sanders (violins), Dave Pegg (acoustic and electric basses, and tenor mandola), Simon Nichol (guitars), Dave Mattacks (keyboards, drums, and percussion), and everyone else who ever played with the band or on various solo projects who was still drawing breath.  It is amazing- and extremely enjoyable- to envision each of these performances with your mind and ears.  We love it, we know you will love it, too, and you can find it at almost every site specializing in classic rock/folk rock music such as Amazon, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, you name it, it’s available.  We hope you do check it out as we believe you will love this band as much as we do.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of this legendary British blues-rock band, Ten Years After, beginning on Tuesday, 01-March-2011 through Thursday, 24-March-2011.  We hope you will check them out because their music is as important today as it was 50 years ago.  Their performance at Woodstock in 1969 made them megastars.

[ii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news

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

[iv] We promoted the music of this venerable British guitarist as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[v] We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.

[vi] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s

[vii] We shared the music of Deep Purple, Ian Gillan, Captain Beyond, Elf, and Rainbow beginning on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this massive offering on Sunday, 14-October-2018.  Please seek out the music by all of these phenomenal bands.  All are fabulous.

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Elsewhere, in Dien Bien Phu, General de Castries informs Hanoi that the end is coming soon while Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais holds a council with his officers chosen to lead Albatross if indeed they thought they would be able to break out and head due south to what they hoped might be rescue. The officers to a man said they were not leaving behind anyone so the decision was made to stay and to fight to the end. This information was forwarded to General de Castries who informed his superiors in Hanoi that NO breakout would occur. Later in the day, after all artillery and mortar rounds were fired, a deathly pall settled over the entire valley. The Battle of Dien Bien Phu just…stopped.

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128. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 08, 2021:

DAY ONE-HUNDRED-AND-NINE OF THE BIDEN REGIME

Truman Day (Missouri), Victory in Europe Day, and Lailat al-Qadr (Muslim holiday)

President Harry S. Truman; U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretaries of State Daniel Webster and Edmund Muskie; “Let it Be” by the Beatles, Crazy Horse featuring Danny Whitten, Fleetwood Mac featuring Billy Burnette, the Hollies featuring Vic Steele, MAD Magazine, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Phil Sawyer, Talking Heads featuring Chris Frantz, T-Rex featuring Bill Legend, Van Halen featuring Alex Van Halen, and the Yardbirds featuring Paul Samwell-Smith:

  1. 535 Sunday: John II ends his reign as Catholic pope.
  2. 615 Monday: St. Boniface IV ends his reign as Catholic pope.
  3. 685 Friday: St. Benedict II ends his reign as Catholic pope.
  4. 1429 Friday: French troops under Joan of Arc rescue the city of Orleans.
  5. 1541 Thursday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto reached the Mississippi River.
  6. 1639 Sunday: William Coddington founds the colony of Rhode Island.
  7. 1794 Thursday: Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, meets his Maker on the guillotine during France’s Reign of Terror.  Meanwhile, the federal government established the United States Post Office on this date.
  8. 1843 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster left office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, he served under President William Henry Harrison and then President John Tyler from 03-06-1841 to 05-08-1843.  He would serve again as the 19th U.S. Secretary of State.
  9. 1846 Friday: The first major engagement of the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848, occurs at Palo Alto, Texas where U.S. troops under the control of General Zachary Taylor pounded the snot out of a Mexican army north of the Rio Grande River.  
  10. 1847 Saturday: Robert W. Thompson patented the rubber tire on this date.
  11. 1858 Saturday: John Brown holds an anti-slavery convention.
  12. 1879 Thursday: George Selden applied for the first automobile patent.
  13. 1884 Thursday: The 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman, was born in Lamar, Missouri.
  14. 1886 Saturday: Atlanta pharmacist John Pemberton invented the flavor syrup for Coca-Cola.
  15. 1907 Wednesday: Tommy Burns beats Jack O’Brien in 20 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title.
  16. 1914 Friday: The U.S. Congress passed a Joint Resolution that designated the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day.
  17. 1915 Saturday: H. P. Whitney’s Regret became the first filly to win the Kentucky Derby.
  18. 1919 Thursday:  A Navy seaplane made the first transatlantic sea flight.
  19. 1921 Sunday: Sweden’s Parliament voted to abolish the death penalty.
  20. 1933 Monday: Gandhi began a hunger strike to protest British oppression in his native India.
  21. 1942 Friday: During the Battle of the Coral Sea, Japanese aircraft sink the U.S.S. Lexington, an aircraft carrier.  
  22. 1943 Saturday: Paul Samwell-Smith, future bassist with the British rock band, the Yardbirds[i], was born in London, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with Crazy Horse[ii]—Danny Whitten—is born.  Whitten is born in Columbus, Georgia.  In Europe, the Germans suppressed an uprising by the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto and commenced its destruction.
  23. 1944 Monday: The first “eye bank” designed to preserve corneal tissues for transplants undergoes establishment at New York Hospital.  Meanwhile, future drummer with the British glam-rock band, T-Rex[iii]– Bill Legend- is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  24. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe.”  Elsewhere, future guitarist with the Hollies[iv] 1963-1964—Vic Steele—was born in Manchester, England, on this date.
  25. 1947 Thursday: Phil Sawyer, future member of the British rock band, the Spencer Davis Group[v], is born in England on this date.
  26. 1951 Tuesday: Future rock and roll drummer with Talking Heads[vi] and the Tom-Tom Club[vii]—Chris Frantz—is born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on this date.
  27. 1952 Thursday: Mad Magazine debuts.
  28. 1953 Friday: Future hard rock drummer, Alex Van Halen[viii] (founding member of the group bearing his and his brother, Eddie’s name) is born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on this date as was future guitarist with the Anglo-American rock band, Fleetwood Mac[ix], Billy Burnette.   Burnette was born in Memphis, Tennessee.
  29. 1954 Saturday: Parry O’Brien became the first to toss a shot put over 60 feet by achieving a distance of 60 feet 5.25 inches.  Elsewhere, in Dien Bien Phu, General de Castries informs Hanoi that the end is coming soon while Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais holds a council with his officers chosen to lead Albatross if indeed they thought they would be able to break out and head due south to what they hoped might be rescue.  The officers to a man said they were not leaving behind anyone so the decision was made to stay and to fight to the end.   This information was forwarded to General de Castries who informed his superiors in Hanoi that NO breakout would occur.  Later in the day, after all artillery and mortar rounds were fired, a deathly pall settled over the entire valley.  The Battle of Dien Bien Phu just…stopped.
  30. 1956 Tuesday: Alfred E. Neuman appeared on the cover of “Mad Magazine” for the first time.
  31. 1958 Thursday: In Lima, Peru, an angry mob of Peruvians shoved, stoned, booed, and spat upon visiting Vice President Richard M. Nixon.  In the U.S., President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered the National Guard out of Little Rock, Arkansas, as Ernest Green became the first black to graduate from an Arkansas public school.
  32. 1961 Monday: New Yorkers selected a new name for their new National League baseball franchise.  They chose the “Mets,” short for “Metropolitans.”
  33. 1963 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy offers Israel assistance in defending itself against aggression.
  34. 1966 Sunday: Frank Robinson hits the ONLY homerun ever hit out of Baltimore’s Memorial Park.
  35. 1967 Monday: The federal government places Muhammad Ali under indictment for refusing to serve in the U.S. Army.
  36. 1970 Friday: The Beatles[x] release their “Let It Be” album.  Meanwhile, on New York City’s Wall Street, construction workers broke up an anti-Vietnam War rally.  Sadly, this was but one of numerous anti-war protests that broke out across the country and around the world.  Finally, at the Coliseum in San Diego, California, heavyweight Ken Norton Sr. improves his record to 16-0 with a KO over Ray Junior Ellis at 0:53 of round 2 in a 10-round bout.  
  37. 1972 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced that he had ordered the mining of Haiphong Harbor during the Vietnam War.
  38. 1973 Tuesday: Militant American Indians who had held the South Dakota hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrendered to authorities.
  39. 1975 Thursday: At Steelworkers Hall in Baltimore, Maryland, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 49-4-1 by scoring a TKO over Jamaican heavyweight Oliver Wright at 1:55 of the third round of a 10-round bout.
  40. 1976 Saturday: The roller coaster Revolution, the first steel coaster with a vertical loop, opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.
  41. 1978 Monday: Law enforcement charges David Berkowitz in the infamous “Son of Sam” killings that terrified the people of New York City.  Berkowitz pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder, and assault charges. He would eventually receive six consecutive life in prison terms.  
  42. 1980 Thursday: Following the resignation of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance over the debacle in the Iranian desert in which, U.S. Special Forces sought to rescue American hostages, Sen. Edmund Muskie becomes the new Secretary of State for President Jimmy Carter.  He would serve from this day to 01-20-1981.
  43. 1982 Saturday: At Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 66-10-1 by beating British heavyweight boxer Joe Bugner with a TKO at 2:14 of Round 2 of a 10-round bout.  Bugner’s record went to 53-9-1.
  44. 1984 Tuesday: The Soviet Union announced it would boycott the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California.  Elsewhere, Joanie (Erin Moran) and Chachi (Scott Baio) got married on ABC-TV’s “Happy Days.”  
  45. 1988 Sunday: In the French presidential election, Francois Mitterrand becomes president.
  46. 1993 Saturday: Lennox Lewis improved his pro record to 23-0 by beating Tony Tucker in the 12th round of their heavyweight boxing title match.  In so doing, he retained the WBC heavyweight champion of the world boxing title while Tucker’s loss put his record at 48-2.
  47. 1996 Wednesday: South Africa’s Constitutional Assembly adopts its first permanent post-apartheid constitution that guaranteed equal rights for blacks and whites alike.
  48. 2008 Thursday: Following the expulsion of two of its diplomats from the U.S., Russia responds in kind and boots out two U.S. military attaches.
  49. 2009 Friday: Afghan President Hamid Karzai demands the U.S. stop with airstrikes against Taliban targets.  What’s up with that?  Meanwhile, Pope Benedict XVI begins his tour of Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories.
  50. 2010 Saturday: The last piece of the old Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two-year demolition contest.  Elsewhere, Senator Bob Bennett, R-UT, loses to a primary challenger, becoming one of the first scalps the Tea Party notched in election battles.  Senator Bennett was an unabashed supporter of President George W. Bush and supported the 43rd president’s massive bank bailout in 2008 that added billions of dollars of national debt.  Wow.
  51. 2011 Sunday: Thousands of Mexicans march in Mexico City to protest the 38,000 who have died in the Mexican Drug War since 2006.   Meanwhile, in the Mediterranean Sea, a boat full of African migrants bound for Malta runs aground near Lampedusa, Italy, causing rescue ships to save the floundering migrants.
  52. 2012 Tuesday: In Russia, the Duma confirms Vladimir Putin’s stooge Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister after Putin nominated him for this post.   Elsewhere, in Skillman, New Jersey, the former 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach died at age 90.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from 02-11-1965 to 10-02-1966 (He also was Acting AG from 09-04-1964 to 02-11-1965).
  53. 2013 Wednesday: Three months after thieves steal $50 million in diamonds at the Brussels Airport, law enforcement authorities detain more than 24 people in France, Switzerland, and Belgium, and recovered a significant stash of the diamonds and gems.
  54. 2014 Thursday: According to Brainy History, mobile photo sharing app Snapchat settles with the Federal Trade Commission after acknowledging that it falsely claimed that data sent through the app would disappear rather than form a permanent record, creating user privacy violations.  Meanwhile, in Aleppo, Syria, a large blast topples the Carlton Hotel which was used by Syrian troops.
  55. 2015 Friday: Brainy History says, “British Prime Minister David Cameron is re-elected for five more years in a decisive victory that upset predictions of a close election and resulted in the first Conservative majority government since 1992.”  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms and Russians agree to an investment of $2 billion U.S. in improving agricultural operations in their two countries.
  56. 2016 Sunday: To the horror of many, Sadiq Khan becomes mayor of London, the first Muslim EVER to be elected mayor of a major Western city.  Elsewhere, in response to a rocket attack on a Turkish border town, the Turks launch an artillery barrage on ISIS positions in northern Syria killing at least 55 of the animalistic scum and wounding loads of others.  Kill them all.
  57. 2017 Monday: The U.S. Senate confirms Heather Wilson to become the next secretary of the United States Air Force.  Elsewhere, Arizona law enforcement arrests the Maryvale Serial Killer (or so they believe), a POS whom law enforcement believes is responsible for at least a dozen shootings between 2015 and 2016 in which at least 9 people were slain and another 5-8 injured.
  58. 2018 Tuesday: In the northwestern sector of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an outbreak of Ebola kills 17 and sickens numerous others.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that the United States is going to pull out of the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement signed during the Obama administration.  Much of the world- especially the U.S.’ European partners- are in a deep state of shock because they do business there for BIG BUCKS.
  59. 2019 Wednesday: The Islamic Republic of Iran- the world’s number one terrorist state- announces it will no longer obey the restrictions of the multilateral nuclear deal signed in 2015.    Elsewhere, the government of Taiwan passes a law that will allow the country to imprison Chi-Com spies for life or even give them the death penalty depending upon the nature of their espionage and their crimes.
  60. 2020 Friday: More and more information continues coming to light that demonstrates the coup attempt to remove President Donald J. Trump was just: a FAILED coup.  Millions of Americans demand that the participants in this endeavor face justice for the crime of treason.  Many of these rats are getting nervous already and who knows?  Barack Hussein Obama might find himself in the hot seat.   
  61. 2020 Friday A: Meanwhile, in the world of the Kung Flu- the Chinese Virus, COVID-19, confirmed cases globally are 3,938,828; confirmed deaths are 274,655, and confirmed recoveries are 1,319,306 which is extremely good.  In the United States, we have 1,317,175 confirmed cases, 78,198 confirmed deaths, and 182,305 confirmed recoveries which most likely would be far higher if liberal states reported them.  California claims 63,698 confirmed cases and 2,711 confirmed deaths (with no info on confirmed recoveries).  Hawaii claims 629 confirmed cases, 17 deaths but 566 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Washington state notes 16,388 confirmed cases and 905 confirmed deaths but no notation as to the confirmed recoveries.  It is interesting to note that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo caused more than 4,000 deaths in nursing homes statewide by forcing them to house COVID-19 positive patients with rest home patients.  He will face justice himself for this outrage. 
  62. 2020 Friday B: Due to China’s ‘gift to the world,’ COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, 20.5 million U.S. jobs were lost in the month of April alone, driving unemployment to nearly 15-percent, a number not seen since the days of the Great Depression.  Communist China must pay for this outrage and it’s high time the United States begins pushing for a resumption of the Two-China Policy by demanding Taiwan be returned to the United Nations as a FULL member with its original seat on the Security Council.   Elsewhere, the chief prosecutor in Venezuela handling the case of the mercenaries hired to topple ‘much-beloved’ President Nicolas “Bus Driver” Maduro demands the extradition of an American as well as two Venezuelan dissidents seeking freedom for their country.  Prosecutor Tarek William Saab wants American Jordan Goudreau and the two Venezuelans J.J. Rendon and Sergio Vergara ASAP.  
  63. 2021 Saturday: Let’s hope it’s a slow news weekend…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0458 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset and a Lone Ocotillo.”  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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Badfinger released its next album, “Badfinger,” an album originally entitled, “For Love of Money” but which was nixed by their new label, came out on February 21, 1974.  Once again, the lineup was the same, featuring Pete Ham (lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, and keyboards), Tom Evans (lead and backing vocals, bass guitar), Joey Molland (rhythm and lead guitars, lead and backing vocals), and Mike Gibbins (drums and percussion, backing and lead vocals).  Sadly, the magic of the OLD DAYS was gone because when things were good at Apple Records, they were genuinely GREAT whereas now, Badfinger was just another working band struggling to sell records in evolving times.  Still, they were a brilliant live act as well as phenomenal songwriters so what the heck folks, seek this one out and give it a good listen- we think you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We hope to promote the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, as well as of each member’s solo careers along with Crazy Horse within the next 5-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for when we do.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

[iv] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

[v] We began promoting the music of not only the Spencer Davis Group, but also Traffic, 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.

[vi] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will promote the music of the Talking Heads but when we do, you will also see the music of Blondie and Aerosmith shared as well.  Please, keep your eyes open for the day this magnificent event occurs. 

[vii] If we are still here in 30 years, we will promote the music of the Tom-Tom Club.  Remain alert.

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

[ix] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[x] 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.    Let It Be” appeared on Saturday, 03-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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