351. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2021

71. 2020 Thursday B: One American News Network (OAN) reported late yesterday evening on the ties Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, aka “Cocaine Mitch,” he has to communist China. His wife, Elaine Chao, is the daughter of a Chi-Com shipping magnate and that the Chi-Coms gave “Cocaine Mitch” $1 million to help in his re-election campaign. He and his wife apparently are extremely wealthy thanks to cultivation and investment by the Chi-Coms.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Rucker Lamar and John Paul Stevens; U.S. Attorneys General Benjamin Franklin Butler and Charles Bonaparte; U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black; U.S. Secretary of War Stephen Benson Elkins; Colosseum featuring Dick-Heckstall-Smith, Curved Air featuring Darryl Way, the Dave Clark Five featuring Dennis Payton, Free and Bad Company featuring Paul Rodgers, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring Paul Butterfield, REM featuring Mike Mills, and Steely Dan featuring Jim Hodder:

  1. 283 Monday: St. Caius begins his reign as the 28th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until April 22, 296.  
  2. 384 Saturday: The 38th Roman Catholic Pope St. Siricius begins his reign on this date.  He would serve as the shepherd of all Christendom until November 26, 399.
  3. 1187 Tuesday: The 173rd Roman Catholic Pope Gregory VIII ended his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first took up duties on October 21, 1187.
  4. 1526 Friday: The 219th Roman Catholic Pope Clement VII calls for the Inquisition of all who are not right with the Catholic Church.
  5. 1538 Saturday: The 220th Roman Catholic Pope Paul III excommunicates England’s King Henry VIII.
  6. 1718 Saturday: England declares war on Spain
  7. 1745 Friday: The army of Bonnie Prince Charlie retreats into Scotland followed by British troops.
  8. 1777 Wednesday: France recognized American independence. 
  9. 1790 Friday: The Spanish discover the Aztec’s calendar stone at Mexico City.
  10. 1791 Saturday: A traffic regulation in New York City established the first street to be ‘one way.’   
  11. 1795 Thursday: In Kinderhook Landing, New York, future 12th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler is born.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren from November 15, 1833, to July 04, 1838.
  12. 1798 Monday: Senator William Blount of Tennessee becomes the first sitting U.S. senator to undergo impeachment proceedings.
  13. 1830 Friday: South American patriot Simon Bolivar died in Colombia.
  14. 1860 Monday: The 23rd U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchanan from December 17, 1860, to March 05, 1861.
  15. 1862 Wednesday: General Ulysses S. Grants issues Order #11 during the Civil War; this expels all Jews from Tennessee, Mississippi, and Kentucky.  The order came about because General Grant wanted to stop the black-market trade in Southern cotton, and he suspected that Jews were behind it.
  16. 1865 Sunday: Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8, the “Unfinished” (because only of its movements were completed) was performed publicly for the first time in Vienna, Austria, 37 years after the composer’s death.
  17. 1891 Thursday: The 38th U.S. Secretary of War Stephen Benson Elkins assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from December 17, 1891, to March 05, 1893.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: The Anti-Saloon League forms in Washington, D.C.  Elsewhere, George Brownell received a patent for his paper-twine machine.
  19. 1903 Thursday: Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned powered-airplane flights near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer. 
  20. 1906 Monday: The 46th U.S. Attorney General of the United States Charles Bonaparte assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from December 17, 1906, to March 04, 1909.
  21. 1910 Saturday: The 64th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Rucker Lamar assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President William Howard Taft nominated Lamar to fill William Henry Moody’s seat.  Lamar served from December 17, 1910, to January 02, 1916. 
  22. 1914 Thursday: Ottoman Turkish authorities expel all Jews from the city of Tel Aviv in Palestine.  Meanwhile, at Limanova, Poland, Austro-Hungarian troops decimate the Russians during World War I.  Finally, Great Britain declared Egypt to be a British protectorate.
  23. 1925 Thursday: Colonel William “Billy” Mitchell suffered conviction at his court-martial in Washington, DC, of insubordination for accusing senior military officials of incompetence and criminal negligence; the judges suspended him from active duty.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union and Turkey sign a non-aggression pact.
  24. 1936 Thursday: In Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina, future 266th Roman Catholic Pope Francis is born.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on March 13, 2013.
  25. 1938 Saturday: German chemists Otto  Hahn and Fritz Strassmann discovered nuclear fission by splitting the nuclei of uranium into lighter elements.
  26. 1939 Sunday: The crew of the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee scuttled her rather than allowing her to fall into British hands, ending the World War II Battle of the River Plate off Uruguay.
  27. 1941 Wednesday: Axis troops under the command of Afrika Korps General Erwin Rommel begin a retreat from British forces back to the Libyan frontier.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, General Heinz Guderian, having flown to meet with Hitler begs that the Germans be allowed to make strategic withdrawals so as to shorten their lines along defensible positions.  Once a favorite of the Fuhrer, the general is told to ‘hold every square yard of land.  Period.’
  28. 1942 Thursday: Famed American blues guitarist, Paul Butterfield[i], was born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.  Meanwhile, British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden makes the first mention of the genocide of the Jews as he speaks before the British House of Commons.   He tells them that ‘Hitler has made good on his threats to annihilate Europe’s Jews.’  This is the first known acknowledgement of what would become known as the Holocaust by any Allied leader.   Elsewhere, Vichy French Admiral Francois Darlan announces that French North African ports and shipping will be at the Allies’ disposal.
  29. 1942 Thursday A: On the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein is trying to discover General Paulus’ intentions in Stalingrad as to whether or not his army will make the breakout when the 6th Panzer Division fights it way close enough for them to commence the joint operation.  Paulus is not much help, so Manstein is preparing to send an intelligence officer to fly through the Soviet AA artillery to the airport at Gumrak to confer with the trapped general.  Soviet efforts to reduce the Sixth Army pocket continue.
  30. 1944 Sunday: The U.S. War Department announced it was ending its policy of excluding Japanese Americans from the West Coast.  Meanwhile, detention camps begin releasing the Nisei population.  Finally, in a storm off the coast of the Philippines, several U.S. destroyers sink in a storm costing 790 lives.
  31. 1947 Wednesday: Future drummer with the American rock band, Steely Dan[ii], 1972-74—Jim Hodder—is born in Bethpage, New York on this date.
  32. 1948 Friday: Future member of British band Curved Air- Darryl Way (violins/keyboards)- is born in Taunton, United Kingdom, on this date.
  33. 1949 Saturday: Future British rock star (Free, Bad Company, the Firm, and others[iii]) Paul Rodgers is born in Middlesbrough, London, England, on this date.
  34. 1951 Monday: The government of the Netherlands forbids members of the Dutch Communist Party to hold civil service jobs.
  35. 1953 Thursday: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided to approve RCA’s color television specifications.
  36. 1957 Tuesday: The United States successfully test-fired the Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, which would become the vehicle by which; it would defend the nation and put men on the moon.
  37. 1958 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the Southern rock band, REM[iv], 1980-2006—Mike Mills—is born on this date in Orange County, California.
  38. 1961 Sunday: India takes over Goa and two other Portuguese colonies—Davao and Diu–on its mainland.
  39. 1967 Sunday: Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt, 59, disappeared while swimming in the ocean off Cheviot Beach in Victoria state; despite an extensive search, authorities never recovered his body.  John McEwen succeeded him.
  40. 1969 Wednesday: The United States Air Force release “Project Blue Book,” their comprehensive investigation into the UFO mystery, which proclaims ‘there are NO UFOs.’  Elsewhere, when Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki Budinger married on the “Tonight Show: with Johnny Carson, they made television history.
  41. 1973 Monday: When Arab jihadists hijacked a German airliner at the Rome airport, they killed 31 people.
  42. 1975 Wednesday: Former member of the Manson Family and attempted assassin of President Gerald R. Ford, Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme receives a life sentence for the assassination attempt.  Meanwhile, the 101st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A RINO Republican, President Gerald R. Ford nominated Stevens to fill William O. Douglas’ seat.  He served from today until he retired from the court on 06-29-2010.
  43. 1976 Friday: When WTCG-TV in Atlanta changed its call letters to WTBS and then uplinked via satellite, it became the first commercial TV station to cover the entire United States.
  44. 1977 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., at the 2:20 mark of Round 2 in an 8-round bout, Sugar Ray Leonard scored a KO over his opponent, Hector Diaz.  His pro record as a welterweight would go to 6-0.
  45. 1978 Sunday: OPEC announced planned increases to 14.5 percent by the end of 1979.
  46. 1979 Monday: Arthur McDuffie, a black insurance executive, suffered fatal injuries after leading police on a chase with his motorcycle in Miami.  Later, four white police officers accused of having beaten Mr. McDuffie later won acquittal at their trial, which sparked race riots throughout the area.
  47. 1986 Wednesday: At Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England, Mrs. Davina Thompson makes medical history by receiving the first heart, lung, and liver transplant.  Elsewhere, Wayne Newton won a $19.2 million against NBC News.  NBC had aired reports claiming a link between Newton and mob figures; however, Newton was later able to prove the rumors false.  
  48. 1988 Saturday: The USS Tennessee, the first nuclear submarine to carry Trident-2 missiles, receives its commission.
  49. 1989 Sunday: The animated TV series, “The Simpsons” premiered on FOX-TV with its first episode being a Christmas theme.  To this day, the show is still on FOX.
  50. 1991 Tuesday: The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Miami Heat by a record 148-80, by a record 68 points.
  51. 1992 Thursday:  President George H.W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari signed the North American Free Trade Agreement—aka NAFTA—on this date, one of the most disastrous trade deals in the history of the U.S.  Elsewhere, Israel deported over 400 Palestinians to Lebanese territory in an unprecedented mass expulsion of suspected jihadists.
  52. 1992 Thursday A: In his 96th professional bout, super middleweight Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran scores a KO at the 2:45 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round bout over Ken Hulsey putting his record at 87-9.
  53. 1994 Saturday: North Korea shot down a U.S. Army helicopter which had strayed north of the Demilitarized Zone.  The co-pilot, Chief Warrant Officer David Hileman was killed while the pilot, Chief Warrant Officer Bobby Hall, was captured and held for nearly two weeks.
  54. 1996 Tuesday: Peruvian guerrillas took hundreds of people hostage at the Japanese embassy in Lima.  The siege ended on April 22, 1997, when a commando raid stormed the embassy killing all the rebels while two commandos and one hostage died in the fray.
  55. 1998 Thursday: U.S. House Speaker-designate Bob Livingston, admitted to his Republican colleagues that he’d had extramarital affairs.
  56. 2000 Sunday: President-elect George W. Bush named Stanford professor Condoleezza Rice his national security adviser and Alberto Gonzales to the White House counsel’s job, the same day Bush was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year.
  57. 2004 Friday: President George W. Bush signs the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Act of 2004, which organizes all the nation’s intelligence agencies and creates the position of national security director.  Meanwhile, in Hampstead, London, England, famed saxophonist with the British band, Colosseum[v]– Dick Heckstall-Smith- died on this date at age 70.
  58. 2006 Sunday: In Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom, Dennis Payton, saxophonist with the Dave Clark Five died at age 63 on this date.[vi]
  59. 2010 Friday: The United Kingdom gives all prisoners serving sentences of less than four years the right to vote.   Meanwhile, in Tunisia, a disgruntled citizen- Mohamed Bouazizi sets himself on fire.  This would be the catalyst to launch the Tunisian Revolution which in turn would fire up the Arab Spring across the Middle East.
  60. 2011 Saturday: At Tahir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on the second day of skirmishes between Egyptian army soldiers and raving lunatic Muslim Brotherhood nuts, at least 10 people die and hundreds more suffer serious injuries.  Meanwhile in North Korea, dictator Kim Jong Il died after more than a decade of iron rule; he was 69, according to official records, but some reports indicated the old son-of-a-bitch was 70 years or older.
  61. 2012 Monday: Outside the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun Mausoleum in Pyongyang, North Korea, citizens observe three minutes of silence in honor of dead leader, Kim Jung-Il.   Meanwhile, the governor of South Carolina selects Congressman Tim Scott, Republican, to replace outgoing Senator Jim DeMint; Scott is the first black senator from the South since 1881.
  62. 2013 Tuesday: Cleveland’s Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame announces the list of inductees for 2014 are Peter Gabriel[vii], Hall & Oates[viii], Nirvana[ix], KISS[x], and Cat Stevens[xi].   Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee seeks the release of classified information regarding CIA-sponsored torture of jihadi suspects.  Elsewhere, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden offers help to Brazil in its investigation of NSA spying in its country in exchange for asylum.
  63. 2014 Wednesday: The Obama administration announces it is going to end the embargo on communist Cuba (thanks, Obama).  The announcement appeared after the U.S. swapped three Cuban prisoners for American aid worker Alan Gross and an unnamed American spy.  Elsewhere, the death toll in West Africa has risen to more than 7,000 as Ebola continues claiming lives.  Reports blast the sluggish response by the Chi-Com-controlled World Health Organization.
  64. 2015 Thursday: Enrique Marquez, friend of Sayed Farook and his lovely wife, Tashfeen Malik who carried out the December 2, 2015, mass shooting at the Christmas party being held by their fellow employees at the Inland Regional Center Bernardino is hit with terrorism charges by the FBI for having purchased some of the guns used by the jihadist couple.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace’- Islam.  The murderous couple took the lives of at least 14 and wounded numerous others.  Both died in a shootout with the police.  Meanwhile, we learn that since the jihadist mass murder attacks in Paris, ‘hate crimes’ against Muslim Americans and attacks on mosques have ‘supposedly skyrocketed.’  Stop with the sobbing.
  65. 2016 Saturday: A jihadist bombing on a bus carrying off-duty Turkish troops in Kayseri Province claims the lives of at least 13 and injures another 56 or so.  The government claims the “Kurds did it” when everyone knows ISIS is alive and well in their corrupt country.
  66. 2017 Sunday: Senator-elect Doug Jones, D-AL, says the “Old Alabama” lost to the “New Alabama,” meaning the dimwit believes the state is going to go BLUE.  He would lose his seat in November 2020 to Republican Tommy Tuberville. 
  67. 2018 Monday: A new report arises noting the Russian propaganda efforts to sway media and election on social media are much more intense than previously thought, especially their attempts at swaying the views of African Americans.  Everyone knows the Russians are scum and continue doing this just as other nations do- including the U.S.  It is what it is.   Meanwhile, U.S. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing challenges to her leadership as Brexit continues moving at a snail’s pace.   Elsewhere, CBS News says terminated producer Les Moonves, caught up in #MeToo charges, won’t receive his $120 million payout as he leaves the network.  Sucks to be him…
  68. 2019 Tuesday: The run-up to the impeachment vote of President Donald J. Trump continues as Congressman Jaime Raskin, D-MD, sitting in for House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, and ranking member, Congressman Doug Collins, R-SC, appear before the House Rules Committee to hammer out the terms under which the impeachment trial will occur in the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, blasts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his refusal to indulge the Democrat’s desire to call more witnesses noting that the Constitution says nothing about the Senate doing the work of the House.  The Senate serves as the jury in impeachment proceedings and nothing more.  F**k off, Chuck.
  69. 2020 Thursday: The U.S. government confirms the recent hacking of various departments.  Most believe it’s either Russia or communist China, possibly Iran.  Meanwhile, the House GOP urge President Donald J. Trump to veto the $1.4 trillion spending bill soon to come before him for his signature.  Elsewhere, director of national intelligence John Ratcliffe says the report on voter and election fraud will not be ready tomorrow as he once promised.  We will await its debut. 
  70. 2020 Thursday A: U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley meets with the Taliban to discuss the ongoing peace talks in Afghanistan.  Next, the Iranian government says they have ‘no doubts’ that Pro-China Joe Biden will not immediately rejoin the JCPOA.  Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin says the U.S. should extend the New Start Arms Control Treaty.  Putin also says he’s up in the air as to whether he will seek another term (yeah, right) in 2024. 
  71. 2020 Thursday B: One American News Network (OAN) reported late yesterday evening on the ties Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, aka “Cocaine Mitch,” he has to communist China.  His wife, Elaine Chao, is the daughter of a Chi-Com shipping magnate and that the Chi-Coms gave “Cocaine Mitch” $1 million to help in his re-election campaign.  He and his wife apparently are extremely wealthy thanks to cultivation and investment by the Chi-Coms.  Although we have heard these rumors before, we now believe them to be the truth thanks to his pushing aside of President Donald J. Trump from almost after the 2020 Presidential Election.  Shame on you, Senator McConnell, shame on you.
  72. 2020 Thursday C: A recent Emerson poll reports that Senator Kelly Loeffler holds a 3-point lead over far-left, pro-Nation of Islam bigot the ‘Reverend’ Raphael Warnock in their Georgia run-off Senate race while her fellow Senator David Perdue is in a dead heat with pajama boy, Jon Ossoff.   Elsewhere, Google and parent company Alphabet are hit with their third anti-trust lawsuit over their abuse of market power.  Texas and nine other states are going after the corrupt entity, and we hope that they end up being broken up along with Facebook and Twitter.   Meanwhile, we hear that following Vice President Mike Pence holds the final confirmation count on January 6 in the U.S. Senate, he will then leave on an overseas trip. 
  73. 2020 Thursday D: Atlantic City is going to auction off the right to implode the former Trump Casino in that city.  Meanwhile, the Chinese Virus pandemic has caused 8 million Americans to fall into poverty over the last six months.  Elsewhere, due to redistricting beginning next year, political observers predict the GOP will recapture the House of Representatives in 2022.  That is, unless the Democrats use their fraudulent vote corruption and theft strategy, which many astute political observers such as we believe will cause the GOP NEVER to win another election ever.  Speaking of Democratic corruption, President Trump says thousands of dead people voted across Nevada in last month’s presidential election.  Might as well have added the illegal aliens, the felons, the incarcerated, the underage, the stupid, the ignorant, and the space aliens, too.
  74. 2020 Thursday E: Astronomers say they have detected radio transmissions from an exoplanet.  So far, astronomers have discovered more than 4,500 exoplanets orbiting other stars, but this is the first time they have discovered radio signals- or so they believe- coming from one of these planets.  Astronomers have reported the signals come from the Tau Boötes system, one that contains a binary star and an exoplanet.  They believe the emissions come from the planet itself.  The system if 51 light years from earth with a light year equaling approximately 6 trillion miles.  Quite a ways away, folks.
  75. 2020 Thursday F: President Donald J. Trump withholds $200 million in Medicaid money from California.   HHS Secretary Alex Azar will withhold the money over the state’s demand that insurers provide abortion coverage at taxpayers’ expense.   Meanwhile, the John Roberts’ U.S. Supreme Court rejects a Kentucky religious school’s desire to reopen despite the Chi-Vi lockdown.  Elsewhere, Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announces a statewide ballot audit. Next, California Democratic Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell keeps his lips zipped over his alleged lengthy ongoing affair with a Chi-Com MSS agent.   Finally, a Homeland Security Department watchdog blasts ICE for putting illegal aliens in solitary confinement and abusing them mentally.  Oh, boohoo, mojados, don’t come.  
  76. 2020 Thursday G: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever, Chi-Com Virus, the Wuhan Horseshoe Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 74,862,082 confirmed cases, +774,992, 1,660,032, confirmed deaths, +33,345, and 42,283,258 (readjustment lower from the number a week ago) confirmed recoveries, +389,485 (same number as reported a week ago).  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 17,203,481 confirmed cases, UP 207,284 from yesterday’s reporting, 312,489 confirmed deaths, UP 2,784, and 7,777,776 confirmed recoveries, UP 59,633.  Here are the stats for Israel now that Mo is living there: 367,975 confirmed cases, 3,050 confirmed deaths, and 342,812 confirmed recoveries.
  77. 2020 Thursday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous, anti-communist American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 1,740,585 confirmed cases, 21,944 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 19,954 confirmed cases, 280 confirmed deaths, and as of last week, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 215,308 confirmed cases, 3,137 (dropped this number from last week’s tally) confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Illinois- currently, they have 880,975 confirmed cases, 15,987 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor J. B. Pritzker.  
  78. 2020 Thursday I: Speaking of the Chi-Vi, states say Pfizer vaccine estimates for next week have been slashed.  Elsewhere, the FDA announces a study that may allow for homosexual and bisexual men to give blood donations, something that has never been allowed because of them spreading HIV-AIDS.  Finally, the CDC reports that drug overdose deaths in the U.S. over a 12-month period are the highest ever.  
  79. 2020 Thursday J: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,303.37, UP 148.83 points (+0.49%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,764.75, UP 106.56 points (+0.84%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,722.48, UP 21.31 points (+0.58%).  The price of GOLD is $1,885.20 per troy oz., -5.20 (-0.28%) while the price of SILVER is $26.02 per troy ounce, -0.166 (-0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,044.30 per troy oz, -5.80 (-0.55%) while the price of COPPER is $3.64 per pound, +0.0405 (+1.12%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,347.50 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.03%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $48.23 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.27%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.
  80. 2020 Thursday K: Here is tonight’s Thursday Night Football game: (1) Los Angeles Chargers, 30 (5-9) @ Las Vegas Raiders, 27 (8-6)  OT 
  81. 2020 Thursday L: Folks, we encourage everyone to remain vigilant to discover what the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Iranians, the Venezuelans, Cubans, North Koreans, and the lackeys in the U.S., the Democrats are up to today…speaking of these scurrilous skunks, ‘President-elect pro-China Joe’ Biden informs the world that ‘he is not concerned with son Hunter’s increasing legal troubles’ regarding tax fraud, corruption, and dealing with hostile foreign powers.  Lock him up and throw away the key.   Regarding Hunter, President Trump says he has ‘nothing to do’ with any federal prosecution of “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s son. 
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ENDNOTES:

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

[ii] We look forward to doing the music of Steely Dan at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Please stay with us.

[iii] 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.

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of R.E.M. but look forward to doing so as they are awesome.

[v] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

[vi] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of the Dave Clark Five but when we do, we will also present the music of Paul Revere and the Raiders, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, and the Box Tops.  Stick around for the day when we do.

[vii] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins.  Please, look for them.

[viii] We hope at some point in the next 10-15 years to share the music of Hall and Oates, one of the 1970s biggest rock acts.

[ix] We hope to share the music of Nirvana with the world within the next decade or so when we will do a series of Grunge Rock bands.

[x] We look forward to sharing the music of KISS by at least 2035.  We hope you will be with us at that time.

[xi] If we ever arrive at doing the music of Cat Stevens, it will be because we have done everyone else and are beginning to do country and folk music.  Please, stick around to see.

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207. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 26, 2021

SS. 2014 Saturday: U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Central American leaders, asking their assistance in curbing the flood of children attempting to immigrate; Obama asserted that children without proper documentation would be returned to their home countries.

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207. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 26, 2021:

Vice President George Clinton; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices George Shiras Jr. and Arthur Goldberg; U.S. Attorneys-General John J. Crittenden and Tom C. Clark; U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan; U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln; Argentine President Eva Perón; the Grateful Dead featuring Brent Mydland, J.J. Cale, Queen featuring Roger Taylor, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger:

  1. 1267 Tuesday: Under the auspices of the 183rd Roman Catholic Pope Clement IV, the Inquisition begins to form in Rome.
  2. 1519 Saturday: The Spanish crown grants conquistador Francisco Pizarro a grant for the exploration of the South American coastline.
  3. 1739 Sunday: Future 4th vice-president of the United States (1805-1812)—Democratic-Republican George Clinton—is born in Little Britain, Province of New York, British America, on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison from March 04, 1805 to April 20, 1812.  
  4. 1775 Wednesday: The Second Continental Congress established a postal system and appointed Benjamin Franklin as America’s first Postmaster-General.
  5. 1788 Saturday: New York became the 11th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.  Meanwhile, British settlers arrive at Sydney, Australia.
  6. 1847 Monday: Liberia declares independence from the American Colonization Society.
  7. 1858 Monday: Baron Lionel de Rothschild is the first Jew elected to England’s Parliament.
  8. 1863 Sunday: Sam Houston, former president of the Republic of Texas, died in Huntsville at age 70.   Meanwhile, the former 15th and 22nd U.S. Attorney-General John J. Crittenden dies in Frankfurt, Kentucky, at age 75.  A member of numerous political parties, he served as the nation’s 15th AG under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from March 05, 1841 to September 12, 1841.  As the nation’s 22nd AG, he served under President Millard Fillmore from 07-22-1850 to 03-04-1853. 
  9. 1881 Tuesday: Thomas Edison and Patrick Kenny execute a patent application for a facsimile telegraph.
  10. 1882 Wednesday: The Richard Wagner opera “Parsifal” premiered in Bayreuth, Germany.
  11. 1892 Tuesday: The 53rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Shiras Jr. assumed his position on the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harris nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley, also a Republican.  Justice Shiras served from today until February 23, 1903. 
  12. 1893 Wednesday: Commercial production of the Addressograph starts in Chicago.
  13. 1907 Friday: The Chester, the first turbine-propelled ship, launches from the quay.
  14. 1908 Sunday: Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte ordered the creation of a force of special agents that was a forerunner of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  15. 1912 Friday: The Edison Studios production, “What Happened to Mary,” one of the first, if not very first, movie serials, was released with Mary Fuller in the title role. 
  16. 1925 Sunday: Five days after the end of the Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tenn., prosecutor William Jennings Bryan died at age 65.  Although Bryan had won a conviction against John T. Scopes for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution, an appeals court later overturned the conviction.   He had served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of State.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from 03-05-1913 to 06-09-1915.
  17. 1926 Monday: In Manchester, Vermont, the former 35th U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln died in his sleep at age 82.  A Republican, he served under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from 03-05-1881 to 03-04-1885. 
  18. 1943 Monday: Mick Jagger, lead singer of the Rolling Stones[i], was born on this date in Dartford, Kent, England.
  19. 1944 Wednesday: Imperial Japanese troops on the U.S. island of Guam launch a last-ditch banzai attack on American lines leading to mass casualties on their side.
  20. 1945 Thursday: Winston Churchill resigned as Britain’s prime minister after his Conservatives suffered a major defeat; Clement Attlee succeeded him.  Meanwhile, the Potsdam Declaration warned Imperial Japan to unconditionally surrender, or ‘face prompt and utter destruction.’
  21. 1947 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act, establishing the National Military Establishment, which later was renamed the Department of Defense.
  22. 1948 Monday: The public last saw Babe Ruth when he attended the New York City premiere of the motion picture, “The Babe Ruth Story.”  President Harry S. Truman signed executive orders that prohibited discrimination in the U.S. armed forces and federal employment.
  23. 1949 Tuesday: Future drummer/vocalist with the British rock band Queen[ii]—Roger Taylor—is born in Dersingham, Norfolk, England on this date.  Meanwhile, the 86th U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark left his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from June 27, 1945 to July 26, 1949 and then moved up to the United States Supreme Court.
  24. 1951 Thursday: Netherlands ends its state of war with Germany.
  25. 1952 Saturday: King Farouk I of Egypt abdicates in the wake of a coup led by Gamal Abdel Nasser.  Meanwhile, Argentina’s first lady, Eva Peron, died in Buenos Aires at age 33.
  26. 1953 Sunday: Fidel Castro began his revolt against Fulgencio Batista with an unsuccessful attack on an army barracks in eastern Cuba.  Castro ousted Batista in 1959.
  27. 1956 Thursday: The Italian liner Andrea Doria sank off New England, some 11 hours after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm; at least 51 people died.  Elsewhere in the world, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal.
  28. 1964 Sunday: Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa is convicted on fraud and racketeering charges.  
  29. 1965 Monday: The 94th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg left the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy nominated Goldberg to fill the seat of Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter.   Goldberg served from September 28, 1962 until today.  He would go on to become the sixth U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  30. 1970 Sunday: The Cincinnati Reds’ Johnny Bench hits 3 consecutive home runs off the Philadelphia Phillies’ pitcher Steve Carlton.
  31. 1971 Monday: Apollo 15, the fourth manned moon mission, takes off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  32. 1981 Sunday: New York City Mayor Ed Koch receives the Heimlich maneuver to alleviate a choking incident at a Chinese restaurant.
  33. 1983 Tuesday: Astronomers witness flashes of light on Io, one of Jupiter’s moons.
  34. 1984 Thursday: The Montreal Expos’ Pete Rose ties the record set by Ty Cobb by hitting his 3,052nd single.
  35. 1990 Thursday: In Lafayette, California, Brent Mydland, the fourth keyboardist of the Grateful Dead[iii], died of a drug-related overdose on this date; he was 37-years-old.  Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  36. 1993 Monday: Boeing 737-500 crashes in South Korea, 66 killed.
  37. 1994 Tuesday: During struggles between the Kurds and Iraqis in neighboring Iraq, the Turkish air force bombs the Kurds.
  38. 1998 Sunday: AT&T and British Telecommunications PLC announced they were forming a joint venture to combine international operations and develop a new Internet system.
  39. 1999 Monday: 1,500 pieces of Marilyn Monroe’s personal items went on display at Christie’s in New York.  The items went on sale later in the year.
  40. 2002 Friday: The Republican-led House vote 295-132, to create the enormous Homeland Security Department in the biggest government reorganization in decades, this following the horrendous terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
  41. 2006 Wednesday: In a dramatic turnaround from her first murder trial, Andrea Yates was found not guilty by reason of insanity by a Houston jury in the bathtub drownings of her five children; she was committed to a state mental hospital.  She had initially been convicted of murder but had her conviction overturned.
  42. 2010 Monday: Thanks to PFC Bradley Manning, over 92,000 secret documents regarding the war in Afghanistan are released to the public in one of the largest security leaks that has ever happened in history.
  43. 2012 Thursday: President of France, Francois Holland finalizes a deal with Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara to forgive $4.7 billion dollars in debt incurred by the Ivory Coast when it was a French Colonial Outpost.
  44. 2013 Friday: A Boeing 787 Dreamliner is grounded by Qatar Airways; a minor technical issue is reported, increasing pressure on Boeing to address possible electrical problems with its latest new jet.  Meanwhile, Ariel Castro, the man who’d imprisoned three women in his Cleveland home, subjecting them to a decade of rapes and beatings, pleaded guilty to 937 counts in a deal to avoid the death penalty.  The POS later took his life in prison.  Meanwhile, famous singer-songwriter-musician J.J. Cale died at age
  45. 2014 Saturday: U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Central American leaders, asking their assistance in curbing the flood of children attempting to immigrate; Obama asserted that children without proper documentation would be returned to their home countries.
  46. 2015 Sunday: The daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown- Bobbi Kristina Brown- dies at age 22 in a drug-induced coma.
  47. 2016 Tuesday: American candy maker Mars, Inc., loses its head, Forrest E. Mars Jr. at age 84.
  48. 2017 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump announced on Twitter that he would not “accept or allow” transgenders to serve in the U.S. military.  After a legal battle, the Department of Defense approved a new policy requiring most individuals to serve in their birth genders as they should.
  49. 2018 Thursday: Facebook has a terrible day for a public company trading on the stock market losing $119 billion in market value or 19%.   Meanwhile, a court-imposed order to reunite sniveling illegal alien kids with their incarcerated parents comes and goes what with 700 wailing for their parents.  It is what it is, illegal aliens- leave your kids at home.
  50. 2019 Friday: The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee warns of Russian interference in the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election.  Next, the House of Representatives passes a $2.7 trillion budget deal- is the money coming from communist China?  Meanwhile, the House Oversight Committee okays subpoenas to obtain White House text messages and emails on various staffers personal accounts in the long hunt to bring down the 45th president.
  51. 2020 Sunday: Olivia De Havilland, last surviving member of the “Gone with the Wind” cast dies at age 104.  Sadly, the American left now says that “Gone with the Wind” is a racist movie and must be canceled.  Folks, history is history, both good and bad, and we should learn from it rather than commit it to a memory hole and send it on a one-way journey.  Alas, we must crush the leftists, enough is enough, they are akin to a cancer gobbling away at one’s testicles (or vagina, depending on which way you are- two genders, folks, two genders).
  52. 2020 Sunday A: The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 16,189,581 confirmed cases, UP 279,824 cases, 647,784 confirmed deaths, UP 5,895, and 9,344,883 confirmed recoveries, UP 180,183.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 4,308,420 confirmed cases, UP 58,040, 149,112 confirmed deaths, UP 519, and 1,296,612 confirmed recoveries, UP 19,175.
  53. 2020 Sunday B: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 453,659 confirmed cases, 8,416 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 1,683 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,179 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 52,465 confirmed cases, 1,501 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at Tennessee.  Here are their numbers: 93.936 confirmed cases, 967 confirmed deaths, but 54,730 confirmed recoveries.  There is light at the end of the tunnel…
  54. 2020 Sunday C: Tonight is the 59th straight day of rioting, looting, arson, and rape in Portland, Oregon.  Federal law enforcement agents are on site but the leftwing garbage making up Antifa and Black Lives Matter is using everything from sharpened umbrellas, sharpened PVC pipe, frozen water bottles, bricks, Molotov cocktails, lasers, commercial grade fireworks, cinder blocks, and whatever else the money of Beijing and George Soros can buy them.  Time to start cracking heads and disappearing people…
  55. 2021 Monday: Stick around for the Aloha Version of the News of the Day this week.  Let us hope it’s a good week…

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[i] One of the greatest saxophonists of his time, he performed with numerous bands but primarily the Rolling Stones.  We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members solo projects.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We began promoting the music of the Grateful Dead- including Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Phil Lesh- beginning on Tuesday, 30-August-2011 through Wednesday, 11-January-2012.  Then, we did a second series featuring more albums by this fabled San Francisco band beginning on Friday, 09-August-2013 through Monday, 19-August-2013.  At some point, we will have to do a third series as the music from this band never ends.  Please, seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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179. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2021

AA. 1940 Friday: Romania cedes Bessarabia to the Soviet Union. This would put the Romanians firmly in the Axis camp because the communists are always busy at nicking off parts of their weaker neighbors.

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179. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2021:

President James Madison; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White; U.S. Attorney General Charles Bonaparte; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; the flag of the Gay Nazis; and Procol Harum featuring Dave Knights:

  1. 767 Wednesday: St. Paul I ends his reign as the 93rd Roman Catholic Pope.  Paul served as pontiff from May 29, 757 until today.    
  2. 1461 Friday: Edward IV is crowned king of England.
  3. 1519 Saturday: Fellow nobles elect Charles V Holy Roman Emperor.
  4. 1748 Friday: After a public execution takes place in Amsterdam, the ensuing riot kills more than 200 people.
  5. 1776 Friday: Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, Thomas Hickey, convicted of mutiny and sedition goes to the gallows.
  6. 1778 Sunday: The Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth took place in New Jersey; it was from this battle that the legend of “Molly Pitcher” arose.  It was said that she carried water to injured soldiers and then took over firing her husband’s cannon after he became wounded himself.
  7. 1807 Sunday: British troops land at Ensenada, Argentina, in a drive to control the nation.
  8. 1820 Wednesday: Tomatoes are proven non-poisonous.
  9. 1836 Tuesday: James Madison, the fourth president of the United States, died in Montpelier, Virginia, at the age of 85.  A Democratic-Republican, he served from March 04, 1809 to March 04, 1817. He also served as the 5th U.S. Secretary of State (served from 05-02-1801 to 03-03-1809 under President Thomas Jefferson) and served his nation as the 2nd Vice President under President James Madison from 03-04-1797 to 03-04-1801.
  10. 1838 Thursday: Britain’s Queen Victoria was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
  11. 1855 Thursday: The fraternity, Sigma Chi undergoes founding in North America.
  12. 1863 Sunday: During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Major General George C. Meade the new commander of the Army of the Potomac, following the resignation of Major General Joseph Hooker.
  13. 1894 Thursday: Labor Day becomes a Federal holiday.
  14. 1895 Friday: El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua form the Central American Union.
  15. 1896 Sunday: In Pittston, Pennsylvania, at the Newton Coal Company’s Twin Mine Shaft, an explosion causes a massive cave-in devouring 58 miners.
  16. 1902 Saturday: The United States buys the concession to build the Panama Canal from France for $40 million.
  17. 1911 Wednesday: Samuel J. Battle became the first African-American police officer in New York City on this date.
  18. 1914 Sunday: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, were assassinated in Sarajevo by Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip—the event that sparked World War I.
  19. 1919 Saturday: The Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending the First World War.  Elsewhere, in Independence, Missouri, future president Harry S. Truman marred Elizabeth Virginia Wallace.
  20. 1921 Tuesday: The 46th U.S. Attorney General Charles Bonaparte died in Baltimore County, Maryland, at age 70.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from December 17, 1906 to March 04, 1909.
  21. 1922 Wednesday: The Irish Civil War began as rival nationalists over the Anglo-Irish Treaty establishing the Irish Free State, which lasted nearly a year, resulting in defeat for anti-treaty forces.
  22. 1926 Monday: Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merge their two automotive companies to form Mercedes-Benz.
  23. 1934 Thursday: Adolf Hitler flies to Essen, Germany, for the commencement of the infamous ‘Night of the Long Knives,” where the SS wiped out the leadership of the SA, the paramilitary storm troopers.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the National Housing Act, which established the Federal Housing Administration.
  24. 1935 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt orders the construction of a vault for the nation’s gold stocks at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
  25. 1938 Tuesday: In Monterey, California, future 23rd U.S. Secretary of Defense- among other things- Leon Panetta is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Obama from 07-01-2011 to 02-26-2013.  (it is interesting to note that he was a Republican until 1971 and then a Democrat from 1971 onward).
  26. 1939 Wednesday: Pan American Airways began regular trans-Atlantic air service with a flight that departed New York for Marseilles, France.
  27. 1940 Friday: Romania cedes Bessarabia to the Soviet Union.  This would put the Romanians firmly in the Axis camp because the communists are always busy at nicking off parts of their weaker neighbors.
  28. 1941 Saturday: At Kishinev, Russia, German, and Romanian troops murder 11,000 Jews.
  29. 1942 Sunday: Colonel-General Hermann Hoth’s German Sixth Panzer Army enters the Russian city of Voronezh on this date.
  30. 1944 Wednesday: The Republican National Convention nominated New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey for president and Ohio Governor John W. Bricker for vice president.
  31. 1945 Thursday: David Knights, future bassist with the British rock band, Procol Harum[i], is born on this date in Islington, North London, England.   Meanwhile, U.S. General Douglas MacArthur announced the end of Japanese resistance in the Philippines.
  32. 1950 Wednesday: North Korean forces captured Seoul, the capital of South Korea.
  33. 1951 Thursday: “Amos and Andy” premieres on CBS-TV.
  34. 1956 Thursday: Factory workers in Poznan, Poland, take to the streets, sparking one of the first major protests against the communist government.
  35. 1960 Tuesday: In Cuba, Fidel Castro confiscated American-owned oil refineries without compensation. 
  36. 1964 Sunday: Civil rights activist Malcolm X declared, “We want equality by any means necessary” during the Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity in New York.
  37. 1965 Monday: Early Bird (Intelsat I)—the first commercial communications satellite in orbit—commenced operations on this date.
  38. 1967 Wednesday: During the Six-Day War, Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
  39. 1968 Friday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Uniform Monday Holiday Bill, which moved commemorations for Washington’s Birthday, Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day to Monday, creating three-day holiday weekends, beginning in 1971.
  40. 1969 Saturday: The Stonewall Riots begin in New York City, marking the start of the Gay Rights movement.
  41. 1971 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules 8-0 to overturn the draft-dodging conviction of boxer Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali.
  42. 1972 Wednesday: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon announced that ‘no new draftees would serve in Vietnam’ on this date.
  43. 1976 Monday: The first female applicants entered the U.S. Air Force Academy on this date.
  44. 1978 Wednesday: The Supreme Court ordered the University of California-Davis Medical School to admit Allan Bakke, a white man who argued he had been a victim of reverse racial discrimination.
  45. 1987 Sunday: When Iraqi warplanes bomb the Iranian town of Sardasht, this marks the first time in military history when an attack with chemical weapons specifically targets a civilian population.
  46. 1988 Tuesday: Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson launches a lawsuit to sever ties to manager Bill Clayton.
  47. 1989 Wednesday: About a million Serbs gathered to mark the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo in 1389.
  48. 1993 Monday: The 93rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White left the high court on this date.  President John Fitzgerald Kennedy nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker.  He served from April 12, 1962 until today.
  49. 1994 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton became the first chief executive in history to set up a personal legal defense fund and ask Americans to contribute to it.
  50. 1997 Saturday: In the third round of their heavyweight championship fight, boxing officials disqualify Mike Tyson for biting off a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear.
  51. 2004 Monday: The U.S.-led coalition transferred sovereignty to the interim Iraqi government two days ahead of schedule.  Meanwhile, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that the War on Terrorism did not give the government a ‘blank check’ to hold a U.S. citizen and foreign-born terror suspects in legal limbo.
  52. 2012 Thursday: South Korea announces that it and Japan will sign a pact that calls for the sharing of sensitive information between the two nations; this is designed to forestall China’s move on lands claimed by them.
  53. 2013 Friday: Just hours after a federal appeals court freed homosexual couples to obtain marriage licenses in the state of California for the first time in 4.5 years, the four plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case that overturned the Golden State’s same-sex ‘marriage’ ban tied the knot.  Woo-hoo! Meanwhile, for the first time since 2010, gold falls below $1,200 an ounce.
  54. 2014 Saturday:  After tens of thousands of children have crossed the southern border from Central America through Mexico during the past 8 months, President Barack Obama requests $2 billion in emergency measures to deal with the situation and to relocate and resettle the kids through all 50 states.
  55. 2015 Sunday: Carrying more than two tons of food, provisions, supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station, an unmanned Space X rocket explodes shortly after launch.
  56. 2016 Tuesday: At Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, jihadists go on the offensive by launching simultaneous suicide bombings and machine gun attacks that kill 42 people and wound another 200-plus people.  Stay away from this crap hole.
  57. 2017 Wednesday: ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement in a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on a beef products that critics dubbed “pink slime.”   Meanwhile, communist China’s President Xi Jinping visits the former British Crown Colony of Hong Kong to mark 20 years since the Brits were forced to turn it over to mainland China.
  58. 2018 Thursday: The World Health Organization announces that thanks to the new Merck vaccine, the ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is in containment.  Congratulations!
  59. 2019 Friday: The European Union arrives at a deal with the South American trading block, Mercosur, the biggest trade deal so far swung by the EU.  Due to issues between Donald Trump and the EU, the union of European countries much like China, is trying to find alternatives to dealing with the United States.  
  60. 2020 Sunday: The COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, continues causing problems.  Here are the numbers for the globe today: 10,012,244 confirmed cases, 499,486 confirmed deaths, and 5,077,700 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,584,126 confirmed cases, 127,642 confirmed deaths, and 784,319 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, possesses chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 211,243 confirmed cases, 5,905 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are today’s stats: 872 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 705 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 31,404 confirmed cases, 1,310 confirmed deaths, but much like California- and other Blue States- NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  61. 2021 Monday: Last night Joe Biden was bombing Iranian targets in Syria and Iraq.  Have we entered into a state of war today?  Stick around and find out with us…

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This artwork is #0510 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Poppies and Palo Verde.”  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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In between his work with Jethro Tull, guitarist Martin Barre found time to collect a group of musicians around him so he could record and release his first solo album: “A Summer Band” came out on July 10, 1992.  Joining the guitarist were Matt Pegg (bass), Tom Glendinning (drums), Mark Tucker (guitars), Craig Milverton (keyboards), Rob Darnell (percussion, harmonicas, and vocals), and Joy Russell and Maggie Reeday (vocals).  This is a beautiful album, one that has been remastered and released in 2020 so if you want to pick up a glorious collection of cover tunes beloved by this amazing guitarist, we encourage everyone to go out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

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DDD. 2019 Sunday: In Hong Kong, one of the largest anti-Beijing protests breaks out as more than 1 million people take to the streets to protest the new extradition law demanded by the communist government by which, people accused of crimes in the former British colony once arrested would be sent to the mainland for trial. God bless them!

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160. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 09, 2021:

U.S. Attorney General Charles Bonaparte; U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara; U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan; Curved Air featuring Francis Monkman, Deep Purple featuring Jon Lord, Strawberry Alarm Clock featuring George Bunnell, UFO featuring Paul Chapman, Uriah Heep featuring Mick Box, and Wishbone Ash featuring Trevor Bolder:

  1. A.D. 68 Saturday: The Roman Emperor Nero committed suicide on this date ending a 13-year reign of terror having implored his secretary Epaphroditos to slit his throat to evade a Senate-imposed death by flogging.
  2. 1456 Monday: The 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet by the Earth occurs on this date.
  3. 1534 Saturday: Jacques Cartier first sails into the St. Lawrence River’s mouth on his exploratory journey of discovery in North America.
  4. 1549 Thursday: The Church of England adopts the Book of Common Prayer.
  5. 1588 Thursday: The Spanish Armada departs Lisbon, Portugal, bound to do battle with England.
  6. 1720 Sunday: Sweden and Denmark sign the third Treaty of Stockholm.
  7. 1732 Monday: James Oglethorpe received a charter from Britain’s King George II to found the colony of Georgia on this date.
  8. 1772 Tuesday: The first naval battle during the Revolutionary War takes place off the shore of Providence, Rhode Island.
  9. 1790 Wednesday: John Barry copyrighted the first American book to receive a copyright: “Philadelphia Spelling Book.”
  10. 1802 Wednesday: The U.S. military founds the military academy at West Point.
  11. 1851 Monday: In Baltimore, Maryland, future 46th U.S. Attorney General Charles Bonaparte is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from December 17, 1906 to March 04, 1909.
  12. 1856 Monday: 500 Mormons abandon Iowa and head west towards Utah.
  13. 1863 Tuesday: A two-day meeting began in New York City to create the United States Veterinary Medical Association (now the American Veterinary Association).
  14. 1869 Wednesday: Charles Elmer Hires sells his first root beer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1870 Thursday: Author Charles Dickens died in Gad’s Hill Place, England.   
  16. 1898 Thursday: China leases Hong Kong’s new territories to Great Britain for 99 years.
  17. 1911 Friday: Carrie A. Nation, the hatchet-wielding temperance crusader, died in Leavenworth, Kansas, at age 64.
  18. 1915 Wednesday: The 41st U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 05, 1913 until today.
  19. 1916 Friday: In San Francisco, CA, future 8th U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara is born.  A Republican (until 1978; he then became a Democrat), he served under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson from 01-21-1961 to 02-29-1968.
  20. 1931 Tuesday: Robert H. Goddard patented a rocket-fueled aircraft design.
  21. 1934 Saturday: Donald Duck made his debut in the Silly Symphonies cartoon, “The Wise Little Hen.”
  22. 1940 Sunday: During World War II, Norway decided to surrender to the Nazis, effective at midnight.
  23. 1941 Monday: Jon Lord, future keyboardist with the great British hard rock band, Deep Purple[i], was born in Leicester, England, on this date.
  24. 1942 Tuesday: In their ongoing punishment of the Czechs for having murdered their appointed Nazi leader, Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazis raze the town of Lidice, murdering everyone in it.
  25. 1943 Wednesday: The Federal Government began withholding income tax from paychecks.  In doing this, the government transferred the onus of collecting taxes onto the employer and away from them, something ignorant people still do not believe is their government screwing them.  Everyone should write a monthly check to the IRS, which would open their eyes and cause them to demand tax reform.  This occurred because President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Current Tax Payment Act of 1943 into law.
  26. 1944 Friday: During World War II, the Russians launch an offensive into the Karelian Peninsula of Finland, designed to take them out of the war.  (The Finns were allies of the Axis).
  27. 1945 Saturday: Japanese Premier Kantaro Suzuki declared that Japan would fight to the last rather than accept unconditional surrender.
  28. 1946 Sunday: Mel Ott (with the New York Giants) became the first manager to suffer ejection from both games of a doubleheader.
  29. 1947 Monday: Future lifelong guitarist with the hard rock British band, Uriah Heep[ii]—Mick Box—is born in London, England, on this date.
  30. 1949 Thursday: Future guitarist with famed acid rock band, the Strawberry Alarm Clock[iii]– George Bunnell- is born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on this date.  Elsewhere, in Hampstead, North London, future member of the British band, Curved Air- Francis Monkman (keyboards and guitars)- is born.
  31. 1950 Friday: Trevor Bolder—future bassist/vocalist with a variety of English bands–Wishbone Ash[iv] 1981-82 / David Bowie[v] 1971-73 / Spiders from Mars 1976 / Uriah Heep[vi] 1977-2011—was born in Kingston upon Hull, England on this date.
  32. 1953 Tuesday: Ninety-four people died when a tornado struck Worcester, Massachusetts.
  33. 1954 Wednesday: During the Senate-Army Hearings, Army special counsel Joseph N. Welch berated Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, R- Wisconsin, for verbally attacking a member of Welch’s law firm, Fred Fisher, asking McCarthy: “Have you no sense of decency, sir?  At long last, have you left no sense of decency?”  Elsewhere, future guitarist with UFO and with various members of that band, Paul Chapman, is born in Cardiff, Wales, on this date.  He would die on his birthday in 2020.
  34. 1959 Tuesday: The first ballistic missile carrying submarine, the USS George Washington, launched.
  35. 1967 Friday: During the 1967 War between Israel and its Arab enemies, the Israelis reach the Suez Canal.
  36. 1969 Monday: The Senate confirmed Warren Burger to be the new chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, succeeding Earl Warren.  Meanwhile, his fellow members of the Rolling Stones[vii] force Brian Jones to quit the group because of his drug problems and legal issues, which prevent the band from touring the United States.
  37. 1972 Friday: Heavy rains triggered record flooding in the Black Hills of South Dakota; the resulting disaster left at least 238 people dead and $164 million in damage.
  38. 1973 Saturday: Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes, becoming horseracing’s first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.
  39. 1977 Thursday: The people of Great Britain and its remaining empire celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
  40. 1978 Friday: Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints struck down a 148-year-old policy of excluding black men from the Mormon priesthood.  Meanwhile, in the 15th round of their heavyweight boxing title fight, Larry Holmes beats Ken Norton to win the title.  Finally, one of 21 remaining Gutenberg Bibles sells for $2.4 million in London, England.
  41. 1982 Wednesday: Israeli jets wipe out Syrian SAM-Missile sites in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon.
  42. 1983 Thursday: Britain’s Conservatives, led by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, won a decisive election victory.
  43. 1985 Sunday: The Soviet Union’s Vega-1 Venus space probe deposits a landing capsule onto the surface of the cloud-covered planet.  Meanwhile, jihadist trash kidnapped American educator Thomas Sutherland and held him in Lebanon until releasing him in November 1991.  Scumbag terrorists, we need to kill all of them.
  44. 1986 Monday: The Rogers Commission released a report on the Challenger disaster.  The report explained that the spacecraft blew up because of a failure in a solid rocket booster joint.
  45. 1993 Wednesday: As millions of Japanese watched on television, Crown Prince Naruhito wed commoner Masako Owada in an elaborate Shinto religious ceremony.  Meanwhile, the science fiction film “Jurassic Park,” directed by Steven Spielberg, had its world premiere in Washington, D.C.
  46. 1999 Wednesday: NATO and Yugoslavia signed a peace agreement regarding the independence of Kosovo.
  47. 2000 Friday: Canada and the United States signed a border security agreement on this date that called for the two nations to establish a border enforcement team.  We need to do this with flipping Mexico!
  48. 2003 Monday: As rebels bore down on the capital of Liberia, French helicopters rescued more than 500 Americans, Europeans, and other foreigners.   
  49. 2004 Wednesday: The body of Ronald Reagan arrived in Washington, D.C., to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda before the 40th president’s funeral.
  50. 2010 Wednesday: President Obama meets with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority, and promises Palestinians $400 million in U.S. assistance for the West Bank and Gaza.
  51. 2013 Sunday: Edward Snowden publicly makes his identity known as the leaker of NSA documents to the world as well as demonstrated that President Barack Hussein Obama was spying on not only the entire world but also on every American—thank you, Mr. Snowden.
  52. 2014 Monday: In a wide-ranging review, the Veterans Affairs Department said more than 57,000 U.S. military veterans had been waiting for 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appeared to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling and requesting them.   Meanwhile, Laverne Cox becomes the first transgender person to appear on the cover of Time magazine.
  53. 2016 Thursday: President Barack Obama announces his official endorsement of former first lady, former New York senator, and former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton on this date as does Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.
  54. 2017 Friday: In Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers, beat the Golden State Warriors by a final score of 137-116.  The Cavaliers came out strong and never fell behind the Warriors because LeBron James and Kyrie Irving opened a can of ‘whoop-ass’ and staved off elimination.  Game 5 will occur on Monday night, 06-12-2017 at Golden State.  Is it possible that what happened up in 2016 will befall the Warriors again?  Stick around and see, folks.  Meanwhile, punching back after his fired FBI director’s damaging testimony, President Donald Trump accused James Comey of lying to Congress and said he was “100 percent willing to testify under oath about their conversations.”  Elsewhere, actor Adam West, TV’s “Batman,” died in Los Angeles at age 88.
  55. 2018 Saturday: Justify, ridden by Mike Smith and trained by Bob Baffert, won the Belmont Stakes to become horse racing’s 13th Triple Crown winner and the second in the past four years.
  56. 2019 Sunday: In Hong Kong, one of the largest anti-Beijing protests breaks out as more than 1 million people take to the streets to protest the new extradition law demanded by the communist government by which, people accused of crimes in the former British colony once arrested would be sent to the mainland for trial.  God bless them!  Meanwhile, in the capital of Sudan- Khartoum- anti-government protests against the ruling military junta breakout as hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets in that Islamist country.
  57. 2020 Tuesday: The Xi Jinping Bat Flu Virus continues racking up numbers as it plows along, methodically causing trouble everywhere it goes.  Here are the stats for the world at large: 7,185,573 confirmed cases, 408.854 confirmed deaths, and 3,352,665 confirmed recoveries which dwarfs the number of deaths.  Next, here are the numbers for the United States: 2,016,859 confirmed cases, 113,505 confirmed deaths, and 540,763 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where the world famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 113,489 confirmed cases, 4,697 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries which tells you all you need to know, that it’s about politics and nothing more.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 679 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 618 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 24,354 confirmed cases, 1,176 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  58. 2020 Tuesday A: Besides numerous California cities talking about defunding or closing down altogether the police, now Democrat losers are talking about defunding state prisons and transferring the money to social services.  NO wonder gun sales are going through the roof.  Virtually everyone who writes for the AICPENDBLOG.COM already has firearms and are adding more as we speak.  If this is going to become the new Deadwood, so be it.  We are ready.  Note: to all cities appalled at the talk of defunding the police, there is a simple answer: vote every last flipping Democrat out of office ASAP.   Elsewhere, famed guitarist with UFO, Paul Chapman, died at age 66, in London, England, on this date.  He took over from Michael Schenker when he left to go solo and then played with Schenker as well as other UFO band mates such as Pete Way and even Phil Mogg.
  59. 2021 Wednesday: Everyone knows the drill- stick around and uncover the truth with us as we discover it, too.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0491 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Distant Desert Vista.”  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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Paris released their sophomore effort, “Big Towne 2061” on August 13, 1976, and folks, even though this album did not chart higher than their debut album, this record is phenomenal, from start to finish.  It features the Bob Welch of Fleetwood Mac fame from the “Heroes are Hard to Find” era with the lofty tunes and the sci-fi-influenced themes.  Glenn Cornick is here once again on bass, keyboards, vocals, and harmonicas while Soupy Sale’s son, Hunter Sales is on the drums.  Every song here is a pleasure to behold which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out at your favorite site for music, give it a lengthy listen, and then adding it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

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

[iii] We began promoting the music of this famed psychedelic band- Strawberry Alarm Clock- beginning on Tuesday, 03-April-2012 through Saturday, 08-April-2012. Please check them out- you will enjoy them.

[iv] We began celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018 and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019.  From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019 through Sunday, January 13, 2019.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music.  You will be glad you did.

[v] We hope to promote the music of David Bowie within the next decades.

[vi] See earlier footnote.

[vii] We shared the music of the Rolling Stones (and the group’s individual members) beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members solo projects.

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Z. 1942 Thursday A: On the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein is trying to discover General Paulus’ intentions in Stalingrad as to whether or not his army will make the breakout when the 6th Panzer Division fights it way close enough for them to commence the joint operation. Paulus is not much help so Manstein is preparing to send an intelligence officer to fly through the Soviet AA artillery to the airport at Gumrak to confer with the trapped general. Soviet efforts to reduce the Sixth Army pocket continue.

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352. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2020:

Eighth Day of Hanukkah (Jewish)

Pan-American Aviation Day (Observance)

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Rucker Lamar and John Paul Stevens; U.S. Attorneys General Benjamin Franklin Butler and Charles Bonaparte; U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black; U.S. Secretary of War Stephen Benson Elkins; Colosseum featuring Dick-Heckstall-Smith, Curved Air featuring Darryl Way, the Dave Clark Five featuring Dennis Payton, Free and Bad Company featuring Paul Rodgers, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring Paul Butterfield, REM featuring Mike Mills, and Steely Dan featuring Jim Hodder:

  1. 283 Tuesday: St. Gaius begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1526 Tuesday: Pope Clemens VII calls for the Inquisition of all who are not right with the Catholic Church.
  3. 1538 Wednesday: Pope Paul III excommunicates England’s King Henry VIII.
  4. 1718 Thursday: England declares war on Spain
  5. 1745 Wednesday: The army of Bonnie Prince Charlie retreats into Scotland followed by British troops.
  6. 1777 Monday: France recognized American independence. 
  7. 1790 Wednesday: The Spanish discover the Aztec’s calendar stone at Mexico City.
  8. 1791 Thursday: A traffic regulation in New York City established the first street to be ‘one way.’   
  9. 1795 Tuesday: In Kinderhook Landing, New York, future 12th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler is born.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren from 11-15-1833 to 07-04-1838.
  10. 1798 Saturday: Senator William Blount of Tennessee becomes the first sitting U.S. senator to undergo impeachment proceedings.
  11. 1830 Thursday: South American patriot Simon Bolivar died in Colombia.
  12. 1860 Sunday: The 23rd U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchanan from 12-17-1860 to 03-05-1861.
  13. 1862 Tuesday: General Ulysses S. Grants issues Order #11 during the Civil War; this expels all Jews from Tennessee, Mississippi, and Kentucky.  The order came about because General Grant wanted to stop the black-market trade in Southern cotton and he suspected that Jews were behind it.
  14. 1865 Saturday: Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8, the “Unfinished” (because only of its movements were completed) was performed publicly for the first time in Vienna, Austria, 37 years after the composer’s death.
  15. 1891 Wednesday: The 38th U.S. Secretary of War Stephen Benson Elkins assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from 12-17-1891 to 03-05-1893.
  16. 1895 Monday: The Anti-Saloon League forms in Washington, D.C.  Elsewhere, George Brownell received a patent for his paper-twine machine.
  17. 1903 Thursday: Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned powered-airplane flights near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer. 
  18. 1906 Monday: The 46th U.S. Attorney General of the United States Charles Bonaparte assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 12-17-1906 to 03-04-1909.
  19. 1910 Saturday: The 64th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Rucker Lamar assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President William Howard Taft nominated Lamar to fill William Henry Moody’s seat.  Lamar served from 12-17-1910 to 01-02-1916. 
  20. 1914 Thursday: Ottoman Turkish authorities expel all Jews from the city of Tel Aviv in Palestine.  Meanwhile, at Limanova, Poland, Austro-Hungarian troops decimate the Russians during World War I.  Finally, Great Britain declared Egypt to be a British protectorate.
  21. 1925 Thursday: Colonel William “Billy” Mitchell suffered conviction at his court-martial in Washington, DC, of insubordination for accusing senior military officials of incompetence and criminal negligence; the judges suspended him from active duty.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union and Turkey sign a non-aggression pact.
  22. 1938 Saturday: German chemists Otto  Hahn and Fritz Strassmann discovered nuclear fission by splitting the nuclei of uranium into lighter elements.
  23. 1939 Sunday: The crew of the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee scuttled her rather than allowing her to fall into British hands, ending the World War II Battle of the River Plate off Uruguay.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: Axis troops under the command of Afrika Korps General Erwin Rommel begin a retreat from British forces back to the Libyan frontier.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, General Heinz Guderian, having flown to meet with Hitler begs that the Germans be allowed to make strategic withdrawals so as to shorten their lines along defensible positions.  Once a favorite of the Fuhrer, the general is told to ‘hold every square yard of land.  Period.’
  25. 1942 Thursday: Famed American blues guitarist, Paul Butterfield[i], was born in Chicago on this date.  Meanwhile, British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden makes the first mention of the genocide of the Jews as he speaks before the British House of Commons.   He tells them that ‘Hitler has made good on his threats to annihilate Europe’s Jews.’  This is the first known acknowledgement of what would become known as the Holocaust by any Allied leader.   Elsewhere, Vichy French Admiral Francois Darlan announces that French North African ports and shipping will be at the Allies’ disposal.
  26. 1942 Thursday A: On the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein is trying to discover General Paulus’ intentions in Stalingrad as to whether or not his army will make the breakout when the 6th Panzer Division fights it way close enough for them to commence the joint operation.  Paulus is not much help so Manstein is preparing to send an intelligence officer to fly through the Soviet AA artillery to the airport at Gumrak to confer with the trapped general.  Soviet efforts to reduce the Sixth Army pocket continue.
  27. 1944 Sunday: The U.S. War Department announced it was ending its policy of excluding Japanese Americans from the West Coast.  Meanwhile, detention camps begin releasing the Nisei population.  Finally, in a storm off the coast of the Philippines, several U.S. destroyers sink in a storm costing 790 lives.
  28. 1947 Wednesday: Future drummer with the American rock band, Steely Dan[ii], 1972-74—Jim Hodder—is born in Bethpage, New York on this date.
  29. 1948 Friday: Future member of British band Curved Air- Darryl Way (violins/keyboards)- is born in Taunton, United Kingdom, on this date.
  30. 1949 Saturday: Future British rock star (Free, Bad Company, the Firm, and others[iii]) Paul Rodgers is born in Middlesbrough, London, UK on this date.
  31. 1951 Monday: The government of the Netherlands forbids members of the Dutch Communist Party to hold civil service jobs.
  32. 1953 Thursday: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided to approve RCA’s color television specifications.
  33. 1957 Tuesday: The United States successfully test-fired the Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, which would become the vehicle by which; it would defend the nation and put men on the moon.
  34. 1958 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the Southern rock band, REM[iv], 1980-2006—Mike Mills—is born on this date.
  35. 1961 Sunday: India takes over Goa and two other Portuguese colonies—Davao and Diu–on its mainland.
  36. 1967 Sunday: Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt, 59, disappeared while swimming in the ocean off Cheviot Beach in Victoria state; despite an extensive search, authorities never recovered his body.  John McEwen succeeded him.
  37. 1969 Wednesday: The United States Air Force release “Project Blue Book,” their comprehensive investigation into the UFO mystery, which proclaims ‘there are NO UFOs.’  Elsewhere, when Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki Budinger married on the “Tonight Show: with Johnny Carson, they made television history.
  38. 1973 Monday: When Arab jihadists hijacked a German airliner at the Rome airport, they killed 31 people.
  39. 1975 Wednesday: Former member of the Manson Family and attempted assassin of President Gerald R. Ford, Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme receives a life sentence for the assassination attempt.  Meanwhile, the 101st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A RINO Republican, President Gerald R. Ford nominated Stevens to fill William O. Douglas’ seat.  He served from today until he retired from the court on 06-29-2010.
  40. 1976 Friday: When WTCG-TV in Atlanta changed its call letters to WTBS and then uplinked via satellite, it became the first commercial TV station to cover the entire United States.
  41. 1978 Sunday: OPEC announced planned increases to 14.5 percent by the end of 1979.
  42. 1979 Monday: Arthur McDuffie, a black insurance executive, suffered fatal injuries after leading police on a chase with his motorcycle in Miami.  Later, four white police officers accused of having beaten Mr. McDuffie later won acquittal at their trial, which sparked race riots throughout the area.
  43. 1986 Wednesday: At Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England, Mrs. Davina Thompson makes medical history by receiving the first heart, lung, and liver transplant.  Elsewhere, Wayne Newton won a $19.2 million against NBC News.  NBC had aired reports claiming a link between Newton and mob figures; however, Newton was later able to prove the rumors false.  
  44. 1988 Saturday: The USS Tennessee, the first nuclear submarine to carry Trident-2 missiles, receives its commission.
  45. 1989 Sunday: The animated TV series, “The Simpsons” premiered on FOX-TV with its first episode being a Christmas theme.  To this day, the show is still on FOX.
  46. 1991 Tuesday: The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Miami Heat by a record 148-80, by a record 68 points.
  47. 1992 Thursday:  President George H.W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari signed the North American Free Trade Agreement—aka NAFTA—on this date, one of the most disastrous trade deals in the history of the U.S.  Elsewhere, Israel deported over 400 Palestinians to Lebanese territory in an unprecedented mass expulsion of suspected jihadists.
  48. 1994 Saturday: North Korea shot down a U.S. Army helicopter which had strayed north of the Demilitarized Zone.  The co-pilot, Chief Warrant Officer David Hileman was killed while the pilot, Chief Warrant Officer Bobby Hall, was captured and held for nearly two weeks.
  49. 1996 Tuesday: Peruvian guerrillas took hundreds of people hostage at the Japanese embassy in Lima.  The siege ended on April 22, 1997, when a commando raid stormed the embassy killing all the rebels while two commandos and one hostage died in the fray.
  50. 1998 Thursday: U.S. House Speaker-designate Bob Livingston, admitted to his Republican colleagues that he’d had extramarital affairs.
  51. 2000 Sunday: President-elect George W. Bush named Stanford professor Condoleezza Rice his national security adviser and Alberto Gonzales to the White House counsel’s job, the same day Bush was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year.
  52. 2004 Friday: President George W. Bush signs the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Act of 2004, which organizes all the nation’s intelligence agencies and creates the position of national security director.  Meanwhile, famed saxophonist with the British band, Colosseum[v]– Dick Heckstall-Smith- died on this date at age 70.
  53. 2006 Sunday: In Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom, Dennis Payton, saxophonist with the Dave Clark Five died on this date.[vi]
  54. 2010 Friday: The United Kingdom gives all prisoners serving sentences of less than four years the right to vote.   Meanwhile, in Tunisia, a disgruntled citizen- Mohamed Bouazizi sets himself on fire.  This would be the catalyst to launch the Tunisian Revolution which in turn would fire up the Arab Spring across the Middle East.
  55. 2011 Saturday: At Tahir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on the second day of skirmishes between Egyptian army soldiers and raving lunatic Muslim Brotherhood nuts, at least 10 people die and hundreds more suffer serious injuries.  Meanwhile in North Korea, dictator Kim Jong Il died after more than a decade of iron rule; he was 69, according to official records, but some reports indicated the old son-of-a-bitch was 70 years or older.
  56. 2012 Monday: Outside the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun Mausoleum in Pyongyang, North Korea, citizens observe three minutes of silence in honor of dead leader, Kim Jung-Il.   Meanwhile, the governor of South Carolina selects Congressman Tim Scott, Republican, to replace outgoing Senator Jim DeMint; Scott is the first black senator from the South since 1881.
  57. 2013 Tuesday: Cleveland’s Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame announces the list of inductees for 2014 are Peter Gabriel[vii], Hall & Oates[viii], Nirvana[ix], KISS[x], and Cat Stevens[xi].   Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee seeks the release of classified information regarding CIA-sponsored torture of jihadi suspects.  Elsewhere, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden offers help to Brazil in its investigation of NSA spying in its country in exchange for asylum.
  58. 2014 Wednesday: The Obama administration announces it is going to end the embargo on communist Cuba (thanks, Obama).  The announcement appeared after the U.S. swapped three Cuban prisoners for American aid worker Alan Gross and an unnamed American spy.  Elsewhere, the death toll in West Africa has risen to more than 7,000 as Ebola continues claiming lives.  Reports blast the sluggish response by the Chi-Com-controlled World Health Organization.
  59. 2015 Thursday: Enrique Marquez, friend of Sayed Farook and his lovely wife, Tashfeen Malik who carried out the December 2, 2015, mass shooting at the Christmas party being held by their fellow employees at the Inland Regional Center Bernardino is hit with terrorism charges by the FBI for having purchased some of the guns used by the jihadist couple.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace’- Islam.  The murderous couple took the lives of at least 14 and wounded numerous others.  Both died in a shootout with the police.  Meanwhile, we learn that since the jihadist mass murder attacks in Paris, ‘hate crimes’ against Muslim Americans and attacks on mosques have ‘supposedly skyrocketed.’  Stop with the sobbing.
  60. 2016 Saturday: A jihadist bombing on a bus carrying off-duty Turkish troops in Kayseri Province claims the lives of at least 13 and injures another 56 or so.  The government claims the “Kurds did it” when everyone knows ISIS is alive and well in their corrupt country.
  61. 2017 Sunday: Senator-elect Doug Jones, D-AL, says the “Old Alabama” lost to the “New Alabama,” meaning the dimwit believes the state is going to go BLUE.  He would lose his seat in November 2020 to Republican Tommy Tuberville. 
  62. 2018 Monday: A new report arises noting the Russian propaganda efforts to sway media and election on social media are much more intense than previously thought, especially their attempts at swaying the views of African Americans.  Everyone knows the Russians are scum and continue doing this just as other nations do- including the U.S.  It is what it is.   Meanwhile, U.S. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing challenges to her leadership as Brexit continues moving at a snail’s pace.   Elsewhere, CBS News says terminated producer Les Moonves, caught up in #MeToo charges, won’t receive his $120 million payout as he leaves the network.  Sucks to be him…
  63. 2019 Tuesday: The run-up to the impeachment vote of President Donald J. Trump continues as Congressman Jaime Raskin, D-MD, sitting in for House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, and ranking member, Congressman Doug Collins, R-SC, appear before the House Rules Committee to hammer out the terms under which the impeachment trial will occur in the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, blasts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his refusal to indulge the Democrat’s desire to call more witnesses noting that the Constitution says nothing about the Senate doing the work of the House.  The Senate serves as the jury in impeachment proceedings and nothing more.  F**k off, Chuck.
  64. 2020 Thursday: The U.S. government confirms the recent hacking of various departments.  Most believe it’s either Russia or communist China, possibly Iran.  Meanwhile, the House GOP urge President Donald J. Trump to veto the $1.4 trillion spending bill soon to come before him for his signature.  Elsewhere, director of national intelligence John Ratcliffe says the report on voter and election fraud will not be ready tomorrow as he once promised.  We will await its debut. 
  65. 2020 Thursday A: U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley meets with the Taliban to discuss the ongoing peace talks in Afghanistan.  Next, the Iranian government says they have ‘no doubts’ that Pro-China Joe Biden will not immediately rejoin the JCPOA.  Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin says the U.S. should extend the New Start Arms Control Treaty.  Putin also says he’s up in the air as to whether he will seek another term (yeah, right) in 2024. 
  66. 2020 Thursday B: One American News Network (OAN) reported late yesterday evening on the ties Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, aka “Cocaine Mitch,” he has to communist China.  His wife, Elaine Chao, is the daughter of a Chi-Com shipping magnate and that the Chi-Coms gave “Cocaine Mitch” $1 million to help in his re-election campaign.  He and his wife apparently are extremely wealthy thanks to cultivation and investment by the Chi-Coms.  Although we have heard these rumors before, we now believe them to be the truth thanks to his pushing aside of President Donald J. Trump from almost after the 2020 Presidential Election.  Shame on you, Senator McConnell, shame on you.
  67. 2020 Thursday C: A recent Emerson poll reports that Senator Kelly Loeffler holds a 3-point lead over far-left, pro-Nation of Islam bigot the ‘Reverend’ Raphael Warnock in their Georgia run-off Senate race while her fellow Senator David Perdue is in a dead heat with pajama boy, Jon Ossoff.   Elsewhere, Google and parent company Alphabet are hit with their third anti-trust lawsuit over their abuse of market power.  Texas and nine other states are going after the corrupt entity and we hope that they end up being broken up along with Facebook and Twitter.   Meanwhile, we hear that following Vice President Mike Pence holds the final confirmation count on January 6 in the U.S. Senate, he will then leave on an overseas trip. 
  68. 2020 Thursday D: Atlantic City is going to auction off the right to implode the former Trump Casino in that city.  Meanwhile, the Chinese Virus pandemic has caused 8 million Americans to fall into poverty over the last six months.  Elsewhere, due to redistricting beginning next year, political observers predict the GOP will recapture the House of Representatives in 2022.  That is, unless the Democrats use their fraudulent vote corruption and theft strategy, which many astute political observers such as we believe will cause the GOP NEVER to win another election ever.  Speaking of Democratic corruption, President Trump says thousands of dead people voted across Nevada in last month’s presidential election.  Might as well have added the illegal aliens, the felons, the incarcerated, the underage, the stupid, the ignorant, and the space aliens, too.
  69. 2020 Thursday E: Astronomers say they have detected radio transmissions from an exoplanet.  So far, astronomers have discovered more than 4,500 exoplanets orbiting other stars but this is the first time they have discovered radio signals- or so they believe- coming from one of these planets.  Astronomers have reported the signals come from the Tau Boötes system, one that contains a binary star and an exoplanet.  They believe the emissions come from the planet itself.  The system if 51 light years from earth with a light year equaling approximately 6 trillion miles.  Quite a ways away, folks.
  70. 2020 Thursday F: President Donald J. Trump withholds $200 million in Medicaid money from California.   HHS Secretary Alex Azar will withhold the money over the state’s demand that insurers provide abortion coverage at taxpayers’ expense. Meanwhile, the John Roberts’ U.S. Supreme Court rejects a Kentucky religious school’s desire to reopen despite the Chi-Vi lockdown.  Elsewhere, Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announces a statewide ballot audit. Next, California Democratic Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell keeps his lips zipped over his alleged lengthy ongoing affair with a Chi-Com MSS agent.   Finally, a Homeland Security Department watchdog blasts ICE for putting illegal aliens in solitary confinement and abusing them mentally.  Oh, boohoo, mojados, don’t come.
  71. 2020 Thursday I: Speaking of the Chi-Vi, states say Pfizer vaccine estimates for next week have been slashed.  Elsewhere, the FDA announces a study that may allow for homosexual and bisexual men to give blood donations, something that has never been allowed because of them spreading HIV-AIDS.  Finally, the CDC reports that drug overdose deaths in the U.S. over a 12-month period are the highest ever.  
  72. 2020 Wednesday J: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,303.37, UP 148.83 points (+0.49%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,764.75, UP 106.56 points (+0.84%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,722.48, UP 21.31 points (+0.58%).  The price of GOLD is $1,885.20 per troy oz., -5.20 (-0.28%) while the price of SILVER is $26.02 per troy ounce, -0.166 (-0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,044.30 per troy oz, -5.80 (-0.55%) while the price of COPPER is $3.64 per pound, +0.0405 (+1.12%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,347.50 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.03%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $48.23 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.27%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.
  73. 2020 Wednesday K: Here is tonight’s Thursday Night Football game: (1) Los Angeles Chargers, 30 (5-9) @ Las Vegas Raiders, 27 (8-6) OT.
  74. 2020 Thursday L: Folks, we encourage everyone to remain vigilant to discover what the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Iranians, the Venezuelans, Cubans, North Koreans, and the lackeys in the U.S., the Democrats are up to today…speaking of these scurrilous skunks, ‘President-elect pro-China Joe’ Biden informs the world that ‘he is not concerned with son Hunter’s increasing legal troubles’ regarding tax fraud, corruption, and dealing with hostile foreign powers.  Lock him up and throw away the key.   Regarding Hunter, President Trump says he has ‘nothing to do’ with any federal prosecution of “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s son.

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Back on the road, the J. Geils Band was rocking and rolling and with a new label bankrolling them, there was no stopping them.  Their original label- Atlantic Records- decided to make a few bucks off the catalogue so on June 05, 1979, it released “Best of J. Geils Band.”  The album is a glorious collection of some of the band’s best tunes, beginning with the iconic “Southside Shuffle” through “Whammer Jammer” (a superb guitar showcase) to “Must a Got Lost” to the live version of “Lookin’ for a Love” from the album, “Full House.”  We hope you will seek out this nine-tune compendium of the crème de la crème of the J. Geils Band and add it to your growing collection of the absolute best in rock music.

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

[ii] We look forward to doing the music of Steely Dan at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Please stay with us.

[iii] 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.

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of R.E.M. but look forward to doing so as they are awesome.

[v] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

[vi] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of the Dave Clark Five but when we do, we will also present the music of Paul Revere and the Raiders, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, and the Box Tops.  Stick around for the day when we do.

[vii] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins.  Please, look for them.

[viii] We hope at some point in the next 10-15 years to share the music of Hall and Oates, one of the 1970s biggest rock acts.

[ix] We hope to share the music of Nirvana with the world within the next decade or so when we will do a series of Grunge Rock bands.

[x] We look forward to sharing the music of KISS by at least 2035.  We hope you will be with us at that time.

[xi] If we ever arrive at doing the music of Cat Stevens, it will be because we have done everyone else and are beginning to do country and folk music.  Please, stick around to see.

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