260. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

2020 Thursday B: Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation at the National Archives today that creates the 1776 Commission, designed to promote positives about the United States, its founding, its history, and its heroes, including slaveowner Cesar Rodney who was the deciding vote on passing the U.S. Constitution. Friends, we cannot judge people of the past by the standards of today. Remember that.

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260. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021:

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day / National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew; U.S. Supreme Court Associate and Chief Justices John Rutledge and Warren E. Burger; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, Hugo Black, and David Souter; U.S. Attorneys General Alberto Gonzales and (Acting AG) Paul Clement; U.S. Secretaries of Defense James Forrestal and Robert A. Lovett; U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley; Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumors” CD:

  1. 642 Saturday: Jihadists conquer Alexandria, Egypt, and in so doing, they destroy the great library located there much to the future chagrin of the world.
  2. 1394 Wednesday: By decree from King Charles VI, ALL Jews must leave France as soon as possible, never to return.
  3. 1595 Sunday: Pope Clemens VIII recognizes King Henry IV as the legitimate ruler of France.
  4. 1730 Sunday: Under the command of Mahmud I, troops loyal to him stage a coup, forcing Sultan Ahmed III to flee for his life.
  5. 1739 Thursday: In Charleston, S.C., the second overall justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, John Rutledge, is born.  President George Washington would nominate him to serve on the high court and Rutledge, once confirmed, served from 02-15-1790 to 03-05-1791.  After he retired, President George Washington nominated him to be chief justice and served from August 12, 1795 to December 28, 1795.
  6. 1776 Tuesday: At San Francisco, California, the Presidio begins construction as a Spanish fort.
  7. 1778 Thursday: The United States signed its first treaty with a Native American tribe, the Delaware Nation.
  8. 1787 Monday: The Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by most of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
  9. 1796 Saturday: The farewell address of President George Washington took place before Congress on this date.
  10. 1819 Friday: First whaling ship arrives in the Hawaiian Islands.
  11. 1825 Saturday: In Eatonton, Georgia, future 49th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, is born.  President Grover Cleveland nominated Lamar to fill the seat of Democrat-turned-Republican Associate Justice William Woods.  Lamar served from 01-16-1888 to 01-23-1893.
  12. 1862 Wednesday: More than 3,600 men were killed, many more wounded, captured, or left missing in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland; although the battle proved inconclusive, it effectively halted the Confederate advance into Maryland.
  13. 1908 Thursday: Lieutenant Thomas E. Selfridge of the U.S. Army Signal Corps became the first person to die in a crash of a powered aircraft, the Wright Flyer, at Fort Myer, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C.
  14. 1911 Sunday: Calbraith P. Rodgers set off from Sheepshead Bay, New York, aboard a Wright biplane to become the first pilot to travel the width of the United States.  The 49-day journey required 69 stops before he finally landed in Pasadena, California.
  15. 1917 Monday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, future 97th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 15th Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, is born.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated Burger to fill the seat of Chief Justice Earl Warren.  He served from 06-23-1969 to 09-26-1986.
  16. 1920 Friday: At Canton, Ohio, organizers form the National Football League, beginning with 12 teams, who each pay $100 to join the American Professional Football Association.
  17. 1930 Wednesday: Construction on Boulder Dam, later renamed the Hoover Dam, began in Black Canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada.
  18. 1933 Sunday: Future U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley is born in New Hartford, Iowa, on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-1981 and remains there to this day.
  19. 1934 Monday: The USSR joins the League of Nations; the dissenting votes came from the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Portugal.
  20. 1937 Friday: The first professional NFL game is played in Washington, D.C.; the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants by a score of 13-3.  Elsewhere, the likeness of President Abraham Lincoln’s head underwent dedication at Mount Rushmore.
  21. 1939 Sunday: The Soviet Union invaded Poland, more than two weeks after Nazi Germany launched its assault and in so doing, took 217,000 Poles prisoner.  Meanwhile, the German U-boat U-29 sinks the British aircraft carrier, HMS Courageous with the loss of 519 lives.  Elsewhere, future 105th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Souter, is born in Melrose, Massachusetts.  President Ronald Reagan nominated Judge Souter to fill the seat of Democrat William J. Brennan; Souter served from 10-03-1990 to 06-29-2009.
  22. 1944 Sunday: Operation Market Garden begins as a British airborne division lands behind the lines at Arnhem, Netherlands.  After initial success, however, the German troops in the area regrouped and destroyed or captured much of the Allied force.    
  23. 1947 Wednesday: The first secretary of defense—James V. Forrestal—took the oath of office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until March 28, 1949.
  24. 1951 Monday: The fourth U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett assumed office on this day.  A Republican, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until January 20, 1953.
  25. 1959 Thursday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev traveled by train from Washington, D.C., to New York City, where he received a low-key welcome from New Yorkers.  Meanwhile on the other side of the nation, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
  26. 1962 Monday: U.S. space officials announced the selection of nine new astronauts, including Neil A. Armstrong, who became the first man to step onto the moon.
  27. 1963 Tuesday: “The Fugitive”—starring David Janssen—premiered on ABC-TV on this date.  
  28. 1964 Thursday: The James Bond movie, “Goldfinger,” starring Sean Connery, premiered in London.  The fantasy sitcom “Bewitched” starring Elizabeth Montgomery, debuted on ABC-TV.
  29. 1970 Thursday: Jordan’s King Hussein initiates military action to drive the PLO thugs out of his country along with all Palestinians because they have been nothing but trouble for the desert kingdom.
  30. 1971 Friday: Citing health reasons, Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, 85, retired.  Lewis F. Powell succeeded Justice Black and then eight days following his announcement, Black died.
  31. 1972 Sunday: “M*A*S*H” premiered on CBS-TV on this date.
  32. 1976 Friday: NASA unveiled the space shuttle Enterprise in Palmdale, California.
  33. 1977 Saturday: Fleetwood Mac’s[i] “Rumors” album is #1 for the 19th straight week on the pop music charts.
  34. 1978 Sunday: After meeting at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed a framework for a peace treaty.
  35. 1980 Wednesday: The Solidarity labor movement begins in Poland.
  36. 1983 Saturday: Vanessa Williams, as Miss New York, became the first black woman to win the crown of Miss America.  Meanwhile, Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox broke Hank Aaron’s major league record when he started his 3,299th game.
  37. 1984 Monday: Reggie Jackson hit his 500th career home run.  It was exactly 17 years from the day he hit his first major league home run.  Elsewhere, 9,706 immigrants became naturalized citizens when Vice President George H. W. Bush administered the swearing-in, making them the largest group to become U.S. citizens at any one time.  Finally, Gordon P. Getty became the richest person in the United States with his fortune at $4.1 billion.
  38. 1987 Thursday: The city of Philadelphia, birthplace of the U.S. Constitution, threw a big party to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the historic document; in a speech at Independence Hall, President Ronald Reagan acclaimed the framing of the constitution as a milestone “that would profoundly and forever alter not just these United States but the world.”
  39. 1990 Monday: The Soviet Union and Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties between their two nations.
  40. 1991 Tuesday: The United Nations admits the following nations: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, North and South Korea, the Marshal Islands and Micronesia.
  41. 1992 Thursday: The National Football League decides to suspend the World Football League—good riddance!  Elsewhere, Lawrence Walsh called a halt to his probe of the Iran-Contra scandal.  The investigation had continued for 5.5 years.  What a waste of taxpayer money!
  42. 1994 Saturday: Heather Whitestone of Alabama was crowned the first deaf Miss America.
  43. 1995 Sunday: Hong Kong held its final legislative election before Communist China took over control of the British Crown Colony.
  44. 1996 Tuesday: The 39th Vice President of the United States— Republican Spiro Agnew who served January 20, 1969, to October 10, 1973—died on this date in Berlin, Maryland, at age 77.
  45. 1997 Wednesday: Northern Ireland’s main Protestant party joined in the ongoing peace talks.  It was the first time that all the major players in the peace process had come together at one time.
  46. 1999 Friday: President Bill Clinton lifted restrictions on trade, travel, and banking imposed on North Korea a half-century earlier, rewarding it for AGREEING- not doing- to stop missile tests. 
  47. 2001 Monday: Six days after 9/11, stock prices nosedived but stopped short of collapse in an emotional, flag-waving reopening of Wall Street; the Dow Jones industrial average ended the day down 684.81 at 8,920.70.
  48. 2004 Friday: San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hit the 700th home run of his career, joining Babe Ruth (714) and Hank Aaron (755) as the only players to reach the milestone (San Francisco beat San Diego, 4-1).
  49. 2007 Monday: The 80th U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales left office on this date and his replacement- Acting U.S. Attorney General Paul Clement- assumed office.  Gonzales, a Republican, served under President George W. Bush from February 03, 2005, until today.  Clement, also a Republican, served from today until tomorrow.
  50. 2010 Friday: A drill reaches 33 Chilean miners trapped underground after the 2010 Copiapo mining accident that happened on August 05 of that year. 
  51. 2011 Saturday: A demonstration of leftist nuts called Occupy Wall Street began in New York, prompting similar protests by the little Marxist snowflakes around the U.S. and across the world.
  52. 2012 Monday: To ease economic sanctions on Myanmar, Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi embarks on a 17-day tour of the United States.  Meanwhile, Swedish forensic scientists studying the DNA of a rapist announce they found no conclusive evidence that it belonged to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  Swedish authorities have been after him because a woman accused the famed journalist of rape. 
  53. 2013 Tuesday: Rockstar Games releases the fifth installment of the “Grand Theft Auto” videogame series is released by, which nets $800 million on the day it is launched.
  54. 2014 Wednesday: President Xi Jinping of China begins a visit to India today to discuss strengthening economic relations and potentially resolving disputes regarding segments of the border between the two nations.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at an all-time high of 17,156.  
  55. 2015 Thursday: NOAA- the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports- much to the delight of the Green Meanies (Environmentalists) that 2015’s summer months in the Northern Hemisphere were the ‘hottest ever.’  Uh, okay…
  56. 2016 Saturday:  An Islamist POS sets off an IED in the Chelsea section of New York City that injures 29 citizens.  
  57. 2017 Sunday:  WWE Hall of Famer Bobby “The Brain” Heenan dies of throat cancer at the age of 72.  Besides being a famed wrestler, he also served as a color commentator on wrestling broadcasts as well as a pro-wrestler manager.  God bless him.
  58. 2018 Monday:  According to On This Day, in the city of Kaya in Burkina Faso, 50 girls turn up at local hospitals thanks to botched female genital mutilation surgeries.  Go out and find the scumbags who harmed these girls and murder them.  Enough of this barbaric crap already! 
  59. 2019 Tuesday: In Malaysia, another BIG Islamist hotspot, the government raises the age of females to 19 to keep it in line with males marrying age and to prevent child brides from being sold to older scumbags.  Meanwhile, angry teenager ‘climate activist’ Greta Thunberg tells the U.S. Congress regarding its efforts to combat ‘global warming,’ “I know you’re trying but just not hard enough.  Sorry.”  Go home, Greta, go home and get a flipping life already![ii]
  60. 2020 Thursday: A recent poll suggests that 51-percent of ALL Americans support Black Lives Matter- the well-known criminal thug Marxist whereas 44-percent don’t.  Most people never answer pollster’s questions anymore and on this particular topic, who would?  Meanwhile, last week’s first-time jobless claims were at 860,000, 33 thousand less than the previous week.  More people are returning to work and if the fascist governors of California and New York would reopen, unemployment would be plummeting.  Elsewhere, in November, the number of voters voting by mail is expected to be at 80-percent and the Brennan Center for Justice suggests that incidents of voter fraud are between 0.00004-0.00009-percent.  Uh, okay.  New Jersey election officials announce they found 16,000 mail-in ballots from an election in July that mysteriously turned up but did not- we repeat, did not (so they say) alter the election.  Folks, this is all BULLS**T.  The same things have occurred in Pennsylvania and in North Carolina which should inform EVERYONE that this system of voting is fraught with all manner of danger.
  61. 2020 Thursday A: The GOP is fearful of losing the U.S. Senate in November what with Maine’s Susan Collins at 42-percent while her Democratic challenger, Sarah Gideon is at 54-percent.  It is important to note that Maine has one of the most corrupt and crooked methods of electing people, that those who win on Election Day typically lose a couple of weeks later.  Meanwhile, in South Carolina’s senatorial election, GOP Senator Lindsey Graham and his Democratic Party challenger Jaime Gideon are in a dead heat at 48-percent apiece.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of Justice announces that it is looking into possible civil and/or criminal charges against officials in cities that abrogated their duties of protecting life, liberty, and property, what all elected leaders are charged to do, defend the U.S., and state constitutions and to enforce all laws, especially those protecting the people.   
  62. 2020 Thursday B: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Democrat, raised the top tax rate to 10.75-percent, the highest rate in the nation which is going to drive even more people out of the state and will then fall atop the lower classes to pay.  Insane.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation at the National Archives today that creates the 1776 Commission, designed to promote positives about the United States, its founding, its history, and its heroes, including slaveowner Cesar Rodney who was the deciding vote on passing the U.S. Constitution.  Friends, we cannot judge people of the past by the standards of today.  Remember that.  Meanwhile, President Trump is encouraging the PAC 10 to begin playing football like the BIG 10.  Speaking of football, tonight’s Thursday Night Football game is between the Cincinnati Bengals v. the Cleveland Browns.  The Browns won 35-30.
  63. 2020 Thursday C: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever, Chi-Com Virus- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 29,994,772 confirmed cases, +338,268, 942,989, confirmed deaths, +6,084, and 20,375,450 confirmed recoveries, +229,062.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,743,733 confirmed cases, up 39,608 from yesterday’s reporting, 200,229 confirmed deaths, UP 932, and 3,649,836 confirmed recoveries, UP 13,258.  Here are the stats for Israel now that Mo is living there: 172,322 confirmed cases, 1,165 confirmed deaths, and 125,671 confirmed recoveries. 
  64. 2020 Thursday D: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 773,318 confirmed cases, 14,716 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,052 confirmed cases, 103 confirmed deaths, and 4,105 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 84,810 confirmed cases, 2,113 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Texas- currently, they have 706,034 confirmed cases, 14,803 confirmed deaths, and 590,837 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Greg Abbot for being honest with the American people.
  65. 2020 Thursday E: We had a FAIRLY LARGE SELL-OFF today.  Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,901.98, DOWN 130.40 points (-0.47%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,910.28, DOWN 140.19 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,357.01, DOWN 28.48 points (-0.84%).  Price of GOLD: $1,953.80 per troy oz., +3.90 (+0.20%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.29 per troy oz., +0.19 (+0.70%).  Price of PLATINUM: $939.60 per troy oz., +8.70 (+0.93%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,339.50 per troy oz., +1.00 (+0.04%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.08 per #, +0.0125 (+0.41%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.04, +0.07 (+0.17%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.76 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.  Conversely, one dollar U.S. = 29.12 Taiwanese dollars.
  66. 2021 Friday: We encourage everyone top remain alert for whatever collusion the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party hacks cause today; stick around and find out…

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The next archival release from the vaults of Jethro Tull- “Play in Time Live 1970” came out on July 16, 2021.  The first disc on the collection is the “Midnight in Chicago” show from a few offerings back while the second disc features a show that is similar to the “Nothing Is Easy” album we have shared with the readership several times.  What is important is that these albums feature the earlier band when the fire was still blazing away in their bellies and every show was an experience to behold.  We hope you will see this one out, give it a good listen, and enjoy for the ages.  You most certainly will be glad you did.

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[i] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates. The album, “Rumours,” appeared on Tuesday, 18-January-2011 at our original blog.   We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[ii] Sadly, little Ms. Greta Thunberg is a perfect example of an indoctrinated leftist, frightened into believing that CLIMATE CHANGE is something caused by humans.  Any person who has ever taken a university-level geography class understands that the Sun is the number one driver of all things to do with climate and on every planet in the Solar System that has one, every satellite that has one.  The amount (or lack) of solar flares, sunspots, and the intensity or lessening of the solar winds understands that these are the driving forces of climate change.  We can combat pollution and maintain a pristine environment but we cannot control how hot or cool the summers are or vice versa what the winters are.  Stop scaring people you flipping left-wing climate activists!

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257. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

WW. 2015 Monday: In what many believe to have been a set-up event, Texas authorities arrest 14-year-old Ahmed “Clock Boy” Mohamed at his school following his presentation of his so-called ‘science project’ that looked suspiciously like a BOMB. Being a Muslim, one would think he and his family would have done something else rather than present something appearing to be a BOMB.

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257. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021:

CALIFORNIA RECALL ELECTION

President William McKinley; Vice President Aaron Burr; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Wilson; U.S. Attorney-General William Bradford; U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett; Free and Backstreet Crawler featuring Paul Kossoff, Nazareth featuring Pete Agnew, the Strawberry Alarm Clock featuring Ed King, and the Cars:

  1. 81 Sunday: Following the death of his brother Titus- the conqueror of Jerusalem and emperor of all Rome- Domitian assumes the role as the Roman Empire’s next ruler.
  2. 885 Friday: Stephen V begins his reign as the 110th Roman Catholic Pope.  His time as head of ALL Christendom would end on September 04, 891.  
  3. 1742 Friday: The future 4th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Wilson is born in Scotland on this date.  President George Washington appointed his fellow Federalist to the new nation’s highest court on this date.  Wilson served from September 26, 1789, to August 21, 1798.
  4. 1755 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British North America, future 2nd U.S. Attorney-General William Bradford is born.  A Federalist, he would serve under President George Washington from January 27, 1794, to August 23, 1795.
  5. 1759 Friday: Austrian troops occupy Dresden, Germany.
  6. 1807 Monday: Aaron Burr acquitted of a misdemeanor charge.
  7. 1812 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte occupies the Russian capital of Moscow; fires break out across the city and do not subside until the 19th.  This was part of the ‘scorched earth’ strategy of the Russians to deny the Grand Armee any sustenance and support when the Russian winter sets in…
  8. 1814 Wednesday: Francis Scott Key was inspired to write a poem, “Defense of Fort McHenry,” after witnessing how an American flag flying over the Maryland fort withstood a night of British bombardment during the War of 1812; the poem later became the words to the “Star-Spangled Banner”
  9. 1829 Monday: The Treaty of Adrianople underwent signing, which ended the war between the Ottoman Empire and Tsarist Russia. 
  10. 1836 Wednesday: The third Vice-President of the United States, March 04, 1801-March 04, 1805, Democratic-Republican Aaron Burr, died at age 80 on this date in Staten Island, New York.
  11. 1847 Tuesday: American troops under the command of General Scott enter Mexico City during the Mexican American War.
  12. 1854 Thursday: British and French armies land in the Crimea as they come to aid the Turks in their battle with the Russians.
  13. 1861 Saturday: The first naval engagement of the Civil War took place as the USS Colorado attacked and sank the Confederate private schooner Judah off Pensacola, Florida.
  14. 1862 Sunday: Federal troops manage to breakout from Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, during the Civil War.
  15. 1866 Friday: George K. Anderson patented the typewriter ribbon on this date.
  16. 1872 Saturday: Great Britain pays the United States $15 million for damages their nation incurred trying to aid the Confederacy during the Civil War.
  17. 1895 Saturday: In Huntsville, Texas, future 4th U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1951, to January 20, 1953.
  18. 1899 Thursday: In New York City, a gentleman named Henry Bliss became the first automobile fatality in the nation.
  19. 1901 Saturday: President William McKinley died at age 58 in Buffalo, New York, of gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin; Vice President Theodore Roosevelt became president on this date.  President McKinley served from March 04, 1897, until today.
  20. 1914 Monday: During World War I, German troops withdraw from Aisne and begin construction of trenches.  Meanwhile, actor Clayton Moore, TV’s “Lone Ranger,” was born in Chicago.
  21. 1915 Tuesday: Carl G. Muench received a patent for Insulit, the first sound-absorbing material used in buildings.
  22. 1927 Wednesday: Modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan died in Nice, France, when her scarf became entangled in a wheel of the sports car in which she was riding.
  23. 1930 Sunday: Nazis gain 107 seats in German election.
  24. 1938 Wednesday: Graf Zeppelin II, world’s largest airship, makes maiden flight.
  25. 1940 Saturday: The U.S. Congress passed the Selective Service Act, the first peace-time draft in the United States.
  26. 1941 Sunday: Vermont passed a resolution enabling its servicemen-and-women to receive wartime bonuses by declaring the U.S. to be in a state of armed conflict, giving rise to headlines that Vermont had “declared war on Germany.”
  27. 1942 Monday: German troops occupy Stalingrad’s train station as they seek to break the city in two; Russian resistance continues unabated claiming growing numbers of casualties on both sides.  In the Pacific, the Battle of Edson’s Ridge on Guadalcanal as Japanese troops launch a major assault against the United States Marines and Army.
  28. 1944 Thursday: The Great Atlantic Hurricane passed close to North Carolina and Virginia before heading up the northeastern U.S. coast; nearly 400 people died most of them at sea.
  29. 1946 Saturday: In Dunfermline, Scotland, future member of the rock band, Nazareth- Pete Agnew (bass/vocals 1968 to present)- is born.
  30. 1948 Tuesday: In New York, a groundbreaking ceremony took place at the site of the United Nations’ world headquarters.
  31. 1949 Wednesday: Future guitarist with the Strawberry Alarm Clock[i] and Lynyrd Skynyrd[ii], Ed King, was born on this date in Glendale, California.
  32. 1950 Thursday: Future guitarist for the British rock bands Free[iii] and Backstreet Crawler, Paul Kossoff, was born in Hampstead, London, Great Britain, on this date.
  33. 1954 Tuesday: The Soviet Union conducts a nuclear test by exploding a 40-kiloton device.
  34. 1959 Monday: The Soviet Union’s Luna-2 spacecraft is the first vehicle to land on the moon.  This event, of course, terrifies the rest of the world, but Soviet supremacy of space would not last long…
  35. 1960 Wednesday: The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) founded on this date.  The core members were Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela.  
  36. 1963 Saturday: Mary Ann Fischer of Aberdeen, South Dakota, gave birth to four girls and a boy; the first known surviving quintuplets in the United States.
  37. 1964 Monday: The 262nd Roman Catholic Pope Paul VI opened the third session of the Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican, also known as “Vatican II.”  (The session closed two months later).  Elsewhere, the submarine adventure series, “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea” premiered on ABC-TV.
  38. 1975 Sunday: Pope Paul VI declared Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton the first U.S.-born saint.
  39. 1982 Tuesday: Princess Grace of Monaco, formerly actress Grace Kelly, died at age 52 of injuries from a car crash the prior day.  Elsewhere, Lebanon’s president-elect, Bashir Gemayel, was killed by a bomb.
  40. 1984 Friday: The first MTV Video Music Awards were held at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall: The Cars[iv] won Video of the Year for “You Might Think,” but singer Madonna[v] stole the show with a provocative performance of her yet-to-be released single, “Like a Virgin.”
  41. 1988 Wednesday: Hurricane Gilbert slammed into Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula as a Category 5 storm after forcing thousands of residents to flee. 
  42. 1989 Thursday: Madonna[vi] divorced actor Sean Penn after four rocky years of marriage.
  43. 1991 Saturday: The government of South Africa, the African National Congress and the Inkatha Freedom Party signed a national peace pact.
  44. 1994 Wednesday: On the 34th day of a strike by players, Acting Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig announced the 1994 season was over.
  45. 2001 Friday: The FBI released the names of the 19 suspected hijackers that had taken part in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on this date.  Meanwhile, Americans packed churches and clogged public squares on a day of remembrance for the victims of the September 11 Islamist terrorist attacks.  President George W. Bush prayed with his Cabinet and attended services at Washington National Cathedral, then flew to New York, where he waded into the ruins of the World Trade Center and addressed rescue workers in a flag-waving bullhorn-wielding show of resolve in which he promised payback to the jihadist scum.
  46. 2011 Wednesday:  NASA reveals its Space Launch System plan, intended to replace the Space Shuttle program with its first flight scheduled for 2017.  Meanwhile, phony Native American Elizabeth Warren announces she will seek the Massachusetts senatorial seat held by Republican Scott Brown in 2012.
  47. 2012 Friday: Pope Benedict XVI (265th Roman Catholic Pope) visits Lebanon.  Meanwhile, the Japanese Coast Guard reports six Chinese Marine Surveillance ships sighted near the disputed Senkaku Islands; China claims the ‘two surveillance ship fleets’ are in waters around the islands for purposes of ‘patrols and law enforcement’.  Elsewhere, fury over an anti-Muslim short film (no one knew existed until President Obama pointed out in which ridicule of the ‘prophet’ Mohammad spread across the Muslim world, with deadly clashes near Western embassies in Tunisia and Sudan, an American fast-food restaurant set ablaze in Lebanon, and international peacekeepers attacked in the Sinai.  Thank you, President Obama, for stirring up violence and anti-American protests.
  48. 2014 Sunday: A North Korean court convicts 24-year-old Matthew Miller, one of three Americans currently held in that crazy nation, of unlawful entry into the country for spying and sentenced him to six years of hard labor.
  49. 2015 Monday: In what many believe to have been a set-up event, Texas authorities arrest 14-year-old Ahmed “Clock Boy” Mohamed at his school following his presentation of his so-called ‘science project’ that looked suspiciously like a BOMB.  Being a Muslim, one would think he and his family would have done something else rather than present something appearing to be a BOMB.  Eventually, he would be released, both President Barack Hussein Obama and Facebook boy wonder Mark Zuckerberg sent supportive tweets.  Of course, the punk became the symbol of American intolerance and Islamophobia.  Where is he now?
  50. 2016 Wednesday: Imprisoned soldier Bradley Manning agrees to end his hunger strike when the U.S. military commits to his gender reassignment surgery thus making him Chelsea Manning.  This is the guy who helped WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange leak information on the Iraq War which embarrassed both the United States and current President Barack Hussein Obama.
  51. 2017 Thursday: In Dhi Qar Governorate in southern Iraq, two ISIS-directed terror attacks claim the lives of at least 60 people and wound countless others.  Wow, the religion of peace strikes again!
  52. 2018 Friday: In a statement released by the White House, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied an allegation of sexual misconduct (proven later to be fabricated by Democrats) from when he was in high school, saying, “I did not do this back in high school or at any time.”  He eventually made it through the harrowing process in which the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee and elsewhere in government slimed him and his family.  Democrats beware.
  53. 2019 Saturday:  Only with the help of Iranian Revolutionary Guard direction and cash, Houthi rebels in Yemen carry out a stunning attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq Oil Refinery with the use of drones carrying explosives.  The Saudis were caught with their pants down, the attack eliminated half of the country’s oil production and about five percent of the world’s which immediately drives oil prices UP.  Time to whack the Iranians and to eliminate the Houthi scum as a threat.
  54. 2020 Monday: Here are the figures for the carnage in Chicago over the past weekend: 53 people shot and 10 killed.  Next, down in Florida, disgraced gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum, Democrat, caught in a hotel room with a male hooker and a crack pipe announced today that he is ‘bisexual.’  Okie dokie.   Speaking of Florida, Tropical Storm Sally, roiling off the west coast of Florida, is expected to be at hurricane strength when its expected landfall slams into Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.  Speaking of natural disasters, the out-of-control wildfires roaring through three western states have burned millions of acres.  The death toll currently is 24 in California, 10 in Oregon, and a toddler in Washington state.[vii]  “Pro-China Joe” Biden at his only campaign stop today in Wilmington, Delaware, blames President Trump for the catastrophe, calling him a ‘climate arsonist’ and noting that the United States faces four different calamities: (1) a crumbling economy; (2) a pandemic; (3) white supremacy/white privilege, and (4) out-of-control climate change for which, President Donald J. Trump bears responsibility for all.  Wow.  Meanwhile, in California, President Trump meets with the state’s leaders in Sacramento to discuss what must be done to help the state overcome the blazing forests.
  55. 2020 Monday A:  In Qatar, peace talks between the United States, the Afghani government, and the murderous Taliban continue.  Elsewhere, Politico reports that the Iranian regime is planning on assassinating U.S. ambassador to South Africa Lana Marks.  Let’s nuke Iran and get it over with, shall we?  Speaking of ambassadors, U.S. ambassador to communist China Terry Branstad announces he will be stepping down.  Branstad, as you all know, is the former governor of Iowa.  On the home front, liberal outrage continues to grow over President Trump’s MASSIVE rallies in Nevada the previous day in which, most were not wearing masks or socially distant from one another.  In response, the president called the gatherings, ‘peaceful protests.’  The Dems have no leg upon which to stand.  Speaking of Trump, national polls continue to show “Pro-China Joe” Biden cleaning Trump’s clock with an ‘insurmountable lead’ of 51-percent to 46-percent.  Elsewhere, Amazon.com announces it will be hiring another 100,000 workers so it can keep up with the demand for goods.  Employees will begin at $15 per hour. 
  56. 2020 Monday B:  Sadly, New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio says this year’s Thanksgiving Day Macy’s parade will be VIRTUAL.  NASA reports that a sign of life exists in the atmosphere of Venus, the second-most inner planet of the Solar System, phosphine gas which corresponds with microorganisms that can live without oxygen such as at a sewage treatment plant.  It is interesting to note that between 33 to 38 miles above the surface of the inhospitable planet is found a region comparable to temperatures and pressures found on planet Earth.  Fascinating if this is true.  We shall see.  Folks, we believe life exists across the Universe, that places we consider to be inhospitable to human life can host other forms of life.  Elsewhere, Jesse Watters on the Fox News Channel’s “The Five” showed a clip of ghosts captured on the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania.  We believe this to be true, too.
  57. 2020 Monday C: Folks, here are the numbers for the Wuhan Waltz, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 29,114,477 confirmed cases, +317,055, 925,596, confirmed deaths, +4,654, and 19,693,071 confirmed recoveries, +182,021.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,636,820 confirmed cases, up 40,094 from yesterday’s reporting, 197,367 confirmed deaths, UP 511, and 3,580,785 confirmed recoveries, UP 17,217.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 765,584 confirmed cases, 14,419 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 10,808 confirmed cases, 99 confirmed deaths, and 3,565 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 83,312 confirmed cases, 2,080 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Mississippi- currently, they have 90,018 confirmed cases, 2,706 confirmed deaths, but for some unknown reason NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Tate Reeves, what kind of Republican are you?
  58. 2020 Monday D: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,993.33, UP 327.69 points (+1.18%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,056.65, UP 203.11 points (+1.87%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,383.54, UP 42.57 points (+1.27%).  Price of GOLD: $1,965.10 per troy oz., +1.40 (+0.07%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.36 per troy oz., +0.005 (+0.02%).  Price of PLATINUM: $962.20 per troy oz., +3.50 (+0.37%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,324.40 per troy oz., -6.40 (-0.27%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.06 per #, -0.0035 (-0.11%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $37.26, 0.00 (0.00%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.81 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.
  59. 2020 Monday E: Tonight’s Monday Night Football lineup features two games: Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants and Tennessee Titans at Denver Broncos.  In the opener, it’s the Steelers 26, the New York Giants 16.  The nightcap was a slow-moving dull affair: Tennessee Titans 16, Denver Broncos 14.  Initial reports regarding ratings are that the opening weekend- not including today- is down anywhere from 18-24 percent.  The maxim is true: “If YOU WOKE, YOU WILL GO BROKE.”  We here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM have all agreed not to watch anymore games until the spoiled crybaby players protest in their OFF-TIME and put their fortunes where their mouths are.  NBA?  F**k them.
  60. 2021 Tuesday: We await the results of the 2021 California Recall Election- everyone who is a legal voter, go cast your votes today.  Do not allow the California governor to remain in office.  (Note- my colleagues fear that if Gavin Newsom survives the recall, he will impose harsh lockdown restrictions on everyone in the state as his ‘thank you’ to everyone including his friends, allies, and supporters.

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[i] 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.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of Free- among other numerous interconnected bands beginning with the Yardbirds on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014 and ending with Paul Rodgers, another alum of Free.  The presentation also included the solo efforts of Paul Kossoff.   We definitely hope you will check them all out.

[iv] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

[v] We will never stoop to doing the music of this worthless slut.  We would do Britney Spears first. 

[vi] See previous footnote.

[vii] Following President Trump’s meeting with California officials, including Governor Gavin Newsom, the president awards the Distinguished Flying Cross to seven members of the California National Guard for their bravery in flying into multiple blazing infernos on the ground and rescuing more than 243 people from certain doom.  Told to abort on several occasions, the brave seven men flew into and out of harm’s way on at least 3-4 occasions. 

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Twenty years of RINO and then Democrat control in Sacramento has destroyed California in more ways than one- there is no reason WHY we must suffer either the wildfires or lack of reliable electricity

The longer major parts of our country remain closed, the more permanent the damage which means one thing: Democratic Socialism wins

Politicians such as Nancy Pelosi believe they are untouchable; well, WHY can’t we join in class action lawsuits and sue the living hell out of every BLUE State- or- City political hack for DERELICTION OF DUTY?

127. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 07, 2021

II. 1954 Friday: The 55-day Battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam is approaching its end. People’s Army artillery barrages are now joined by what the Nazis called ‘Stalin’s Organ,’ trucks outfitted with batteries of Katusha rockets that make an unholy shriek as they pierce the air and come down atop their enemies’ positions. The Viet Minh continue fighting for the few remaining outlying posts while others are fighting to gain a toehold in the main camp.

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127. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 07, 2021:

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

Truman Day Observed (Missouri) and Military Spouse Appreciation Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Johnson and Salmon P. Chase; U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett; heavyweight boxer Randall “Tex” Cobb; Argentine First Lady Eva “Evita” Perón; Yugoslavian President Josip Broz Tito; the Grateful Dead featuring Billy Kreutzmann, the Jefferson Starship featuring Prairie Prince, the Joe Cocker (band) featuring Alan Spenner, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Pete Wingfield, Pacific Gas & Electric featuring Charlie Allen:

  1. 558 Wednesday: The original main dome of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople completely collapsed during an earthquake; Emperor Justinian I ordered it to be rebuilt. 
  2. 1274 Monday: The Second Council of Lyons opened in France to regulate the election of the pope.
  3. 1355 Wednesday: Count Henry of Trastamara, Spain, kills 1,200 Jews of Toledo.
  4. 1700 Friday: William Penn begins monthly meetings with blacks advocating emancipation.
  5. 1727 Wednesday: Catherine I, empress of Russia, expels the Jews from the Ukraine.
  6. 1763 Saturday: Indian chief Pontiac, chief of the Ottawa Indians,  launched an all-out war on the British by attempting to lead a sneak attack against Fort Detroit, but the attack ended in failure as someone finked to the Brits that they were coming.
  7. 1789 Thursday: The first inaugural ball was held in New York in honor of the nation’s first President, George Washington, and his First Lady, Martha.
  8. 1800 Wednesday: The Congress of the United States divided the Northwest Territory into parts on this date.  The western part became the Indiana Territory while the eastern section remained the Northwest Territory. 
  9. 1804 Monday: The 14th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President Thomas Jefferson nominated Johnson to fill the seat of Associate Justice Alfred Moore.  Johnson served from today until August 04, 1834.
  10. 1824 Friday: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, had its premiere in Vienna, Austria.
  11. 1832 Monday: Greece becomes an independent republic.
  12. 1840 Thursday: Composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born in Votkinsk, Russia.
  13. 1847 Friday: The American Medical Association is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  14. 1861 Tuesday: In Knoxville, Tennessee, rioting breaks out between those favoring secession from the Union and pro-Union supporters.
  15. 1864 Saturday: The Civil War Battle of the Wilderness ends; losses for the Federals are 17,666 and for the Confederacy, 7,500.
  16. 1866 Monday: German Premier Otto von Bismarck is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt.
  17. 1873 Wednesday: The 39th U.S. Supreme Court Justice and 6th Chief Justice- Salmon P. Chase- passed away in New York City on this date.  President Abraham Lincoln nominated him to fill the seat of Roger B. Taney.  He served 12-15-1864 to 05-07-1873 (he died in office) and was a member of numerous political parties- Whig; Liberty; Free Soil; Republican; and Democratic.
  18. 1892 Saturday: Future Yugoslavian leader, Josip Broz Tito, is born in Kumrovec, Croatia, on this date.  During World War II, he would lead partisans against the Axis troops in his country and in the postwar, his brand of communism would chart its own course, banishing the Soviet Union from having any say in its politics.
  19. 1912 Tuesday: Columbia University OK’d final plans for awarding the Pulitzer Prize in several categories.  Elsewhere, the first airplane equipped with a machine gun flew over College Park, Md.   
  20. 1914 Thursday: President Woodrow Wilson’s daughter, Eleanor, marries William Gibbs McAdoo in the White House.
  21. 1915 Friday: Nearly 1,200 people died—including 128 Americans–when a German torpedo sank the British liner HMS Lusitania off the coast of Ireland.  However, in the United States, public reaction to both the sinking and the loss of life turns many German sympathizers against the Kaiser’s Germany.
  22. 1919 Wednesday: In Los Toldos, Argentina, future Argentine First Lady Eva “Evita” Perón, is born. 
  23. 1926 Friday: A U.S. report released on this date showed that one-third of all exports were engine motors.
  24. 1928 Monday: The minimum voting age for British women was lowered from 30 to 21—the same age as men.
  25. 1939 Sunday: Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy announce the Rome-Berlin Axis, a pact allying the two states to one another.  The Empire of Japan would join later.
  26. 1940 Tuesday: By a vote of 477-3 in the House of Commons, Winston Churchill becomes the prime minister of Great Britain.
  27. 1942 Thursday: U.S. Army General Jonathan Wainwright went on a Manila radio station to announce the Allied surrender of the Philippines to Japanese forces during World War II.  Elsewhere, in the World War II Battle of the Coral Sea, carrier-borne U.S. Navy warplanes attack and sink the Japanese aircraft carrier, Shoho, the battle marks the first time in naval history that two enemy fleets fight without visual contact between warring ships.   
  28. 1943 Friday: The Allies conquered the last two major Axis strongpoints in North Africa—Tunis and Bizerte—on this date.  This would lead to a cessation of hostilities and the surrender of all German and Italian forces.
  29. 1944 Sunday: The Nazis launch an assault on Josip Broz Tito’s Partisan hideout at Drvar, Bosnia; Tito gets away.
  30. 1945 Monday: Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims, France, ending its role as a belligerent in World War II.  Elsewhere, baseball owner Branch Rickey announced the organization of the United States Negro Baseball League in which, there were six teams.  
  31. 1946 Tuesday: Billy Kreutzmann, drummer for the Grateful Dead[i] throughout its career, was born on this date.  He played with other bands such as the Other Ones and with other members of the Dead on solo projects and was once the love interest of famed blues singer, Janis Joplin[ii].  Elsewhere, Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corp. underwent founding on this date.  The company later renamed itself to Sony.
  32. 1948 Friday: Future keyboardist/vocalist, Pete Wingfield, with the British rock band, the Keef Hartley Band[iii], is born on this date as is Alan Spenner, future bassist with several bands, including the Joe Cocker[iv] band.  Spenner was born in London, England while Wingfield was born in Liphook, England.
  33. 1950 Sunday: Future heavyweight boxer, Randall “Tex” Cobb, is born in Bridge City, Texas on this date.  His professional record would stand at 51 fights, 42 wins (35 KO), 7 losses (1 by KO), 1 draw, and 1 no contest.  
  34. 1951 Monday: The International Olympic Committee said that the Soviet Union could participate in the 1952 Olympic Games.
  35. 1954 Friday: The 55-day Battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam is approaching its end.  People’s Army artillery barrages are now joined by what the Nazis called ‘Stalin’s Organ,’ trucks outfitted with batteries of Katusha rockets that make an unholy shriek as they pierce the air and come down atop their enemies’ positions.  The Viet Minh continue fighting for the few remaining outlying posts while others are fighting to gain a toehold in the main camp.  The Legionnaires fighting to hold Claudine 5 finally go silent by dawn’s early light, overrun, and killed.  The Elianes are under assault and will topple next.  Both sides can see that the end is coming and soon.  Meanwhile, the U.S., Great Britain, and France reject USSR membership in NATO.[v]
  36. 1955 Saturday: The West European Union begins formation.
  37. 1956 Monday: During a battle at Oran, Algeria, 300 lose their lives in fighting between the French and Islamists.
  38. 1957 Tuesday: Future drummer Prairie Prince, who played with numerous bands but with the Jefferson Starship[vi] from 1992-2002, is born in Charlotte, North Carolina, on this date.
  39. 1960 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announced that his nation has the pilot of the U-2 spy plane his nation shot down a day or two before and holds Gary Powers, the pilot, as a POW.  Meanwhile, Leonid Brezhnev became the president of the Soviet Union, second only to Khrushchev.
  40. 1963 Tuesday:  The United States launched the Telstar 2 communications satellite.
  41. 1975 Wednesday: President Gerald R. Ford formally declared an end to the “Vietnam Era.”  In Ho Chi Minh City—formally Saigon—the Viet Cong celebrated its takeover.
  42. 1980 Wednesday: Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito receives a state burial; his death would begin the disintegration of the nation.
  43. 1984 Monday: The federal government announced a $180 million out-of-court settlement in the Agent Orange class-action suit brought by Vietnam veterans who claimed they had suffered injury from exposure to the defoliant while serving in the armed forces.
  44. 1986 Wednesday: In Locust Valley, N.Y., the former fourth U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett, died at age 90.  A Republican, he served under Democratic President Harry S. Truman from 09-17-1951 to 01-20-1953.
  45. 1990 Monday:  Charlie Allen- famed vocalist with the 1960s boogie rock band, Pacific Gas & Electric[vii]– passed away on this date.  The band was mix-race and damned provocative back in the 1960s and 1970s when they were touring the Deep South.  Allen was black and the rest of the band was white and it used to cause riots and the like.
  46. 1992 Thursday: The latest addition to America’s space shuttle fleet, Endeavour, went on its first flight.  Meanwhile, a 203-year-old proposed constitutional amendment barring the U.S. Congress from giving itself a midterm pay raise underwent ratification as the 27th Amendment to the Constitution. 
  47. 1994 Saturday: The most famous painting in Norway— “The Scream” by Edvard Munch (muhnk)—was recovered almost three months after it had been stolen from an Oslo museum.
  48. 1995 Sunday: In the French presidential elections, Jacques Chirac wins the election.
  49. 1997 Wednesday: A report released by the U.S. government said that Switzerland provided Nazi Germany with equipment and credit during World War II.  Germany exchanged for gold what had been plundered or stolen.  Switzerland did not comply with postwar agreements to return the gold.
  50. 1999 Friday: A jury ruled that “The Jenny Jones Show” and Warner Bros. were liable in the shooting death of Scott Amendure.  Another guest on the show, Jonathan Schmitz, later shot and killed him and the jury’s award was $25 million.  This is the story in which Schmitz went on the show and Jenny Jones told him he had a ‘secret admirer’ or some such nonsense so when they brought out Amendure, another man, the man who later killed him was embarrassed in front of the entire world.
  51. 2008 Wednesday: On this day, Vladimir Putin’s stooge, Dmitri Medvedev takes the oath of office as the third president of the Russian Federation.   Elsewhere, a day after losing one primary and barely winning another, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, announces she has no intention of dropping out of the battle for the 2008 Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.  Suffering from financial woes, she donates $6.4 million of her own fortune to her campaign to keep it afloat.
  52. 2009 Thursday: Somali pirates launch attacks on a Netherlands freighter and also have the chutzpah to attack a U.S. Navy Merchant Marine ship, the USS Lewis and Clark.  Time to eradicate these rats.
  53. 2010 Friday: The Indian troops battling to protect Kashmir from Pakistani thugs come under attack by Islamist criminals which results in the deaths of two soldiers and five jihadists.
  54. 2011 Saturday: Belarus expels three Russian human rights activists monitoring trials in that country.  Elsewhere, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and communist China conduct a series of ‘anti-terrorism drills’ in and around the problematic province of Xinjiang, People’s Republic of China,
  55. 2012 Monday: Vladimir Putin is sworn in for his third six-year term as Russian president.  Meanwhile, in Timbuktu, Mali, crazed jihadists attack the tomb of a revered Muslim saint, Sidi Mahmoud Ben Amar.  He’s one of theirs- WTF is wrong with these people?  Not only do they attack it; no, they set it ablaze.
  56. 2013 Tuesday: Brainy History says, ‘a new study reports that all Europeans are related to a small group of ancestors dating back only 1,000 years; researchers believe it’s likely that everyone in the world is related over the past few thousand years.’  Meanwhile, members of the ‘religion of peace’ Islam- Boko Haram carry out a terror attack in Nigeria that kills at least 55 people and wounds numerous others.
  57. 2014 Wednesday: Brainy History reports that the London police force begins a pilot program using body cameras to record behavior and document evidence during responses to incidents.  Elsewhere, naval vessels from both communist China and Vietnam collide with one another as the Chi-Coms continue nibbling away at the sovereign rights of other countries.  In this case, the Chi-Coms were trying to set up a drilling rig in waters belonging to Vietnam which drove the Vietnamese to stop them.  This led to a collision between two opposing vessels.
  58. 2015 Thursday: It appears that the NFL has implicated New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in ‘Deflate-Gate.”  This is the scandal in which, both the Indianapolis Colts and the Baltimore Ravens claimed the famed quarterback used footballs in playoff games that were under pressure, making them easier for Brady to handle.  His father, Tom Brady, Sr., claims it is all a ‘frame.’
  59. 2016 Saturday: Democratic voters on Guam head to the polls in their caucuses.   Elsewhere, near Aleppo, Syria, Iranian troops are battling ISIS thugs and in heavy fighting lose 13 of their soldiers, their biggest loss of life since coming to the aid of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  60. 2017 Sunday: Emanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen, president of France’s National Front Party to become president of France.   Elsewhere, for the first time we have loss of life in Chicago sans bullets being the cause.  A speeding car crashed into a car parked alongside the road which then crashed into a CTA bus.  In the resulting vehicular mayhem, four people are killed outright while another five suffer injury.  
  61. 2018 Monday: Russian President Vladimir Putin takes the oath of office for another six-year term.   Elsewhere, the National Rifle Association announces that Lt. Col. Oliver North, U.S. Army Ret., will become the organization’s next president.   Elsewhere, Paraguay becomes the third country to announce the relocating of its embassy from Tel Aviv to capital of Israel, Jerusalem.  Of course, liberals and Gaza Strip trash are wailing and crying that it’s an ‘affront’ against humanity to do so.  The sooner the better, Paraguay.
  62. 2019 Tuesday: In Venezuela, turmoil- as usual- reigns supreme as the Congress strips opposition leaders of immunity and accuses them of treason.   Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes a surprise visit to Iraq to meet with U.S. military and Iraqi leaders so they can determine what to do as the Iranians continue making threats against both nations.  Nuke them.
  63. 2020 Thursday: The U.S. Department of Justice recommends the case against Lt. General Michael Flynn, former national security advisor to President Donald J. Trump be dropped and so it is.   Meanwhile, COVID-19 pandemic adds another 3.17 million Americans to the unemployment rolls, driving the numbers up past 33 million.  Thank you, China.  Confirmed cases of the Kung Flu around the world are 3,784,085; confirmed deaths are 264,679 and confirmed recoveries are 1,255,685 which is great.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,288,771, confirmed deaths are 76,503, and confirmed recoveries are 173,939.  Breaking down the U.S. figures, California has 61,139 confirmed cases, 2,474 confirmed deaths with NO numbers for recoveries.  Hawaii claims 626 confirmed cases, 17 deaths, and 588 confirmed recoveries.  In Washington state, there are 16,178 confirmed cases, 891 confirmed deaths, but NO numbers for recoveries.  What is up with that?  In New York state under the watchful eye of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, there are 327,469 confirmed cases, 20,828 confirmed cases and like California and Washington state, NO numbers for recoveries.  Could it be political?  You better believe it.
  64. 2020 Thursday A: Following a viral video showing Chi-Com sailors aboard their ‘fishing boats’ throwing the body of a dead Indonesian fisherman overboard, the government of Indonesia summons the Chi-Com ambassador to an immediate meeting to discuss the outrageous mistreatment of its citizens serving aboard the Chi-Com ‘fishing fleets’ (which in reality are actually intelligence-gathering operations with foreign fishing crews aboard them to do the ‘fishing’ because fishing is beneath modern-day Chi-Com citizens).   Elsewhere, law enforcement in Brunswick, Georgia, scoops up father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael and charges the two scumbags for chasing down black jogger Ahmaud Arbery on tape beating and then murdering him.  They claimed he was breaking into houses in their area and that they were forced to take matters into their own hands.  These guys are going to fry.   
  65. 2021 Friday: Stick around and discover the truth along with us…you know it’s going to be good…until BIG BROTHER shuts us down for good…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0457 an 18” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “February’s Blossoms.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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The final album Badfinger did for Apple Records came out on November 23, 1973.  “Ass” hit record store shelves and fans were still with the group even though it did not do well on the charts.  The group was disillusioned with Apple because the label had sold them a bill of goods and then left them in the lurch.  Warner Bros. happily picked them up and gave them new life.  The band featured Pete Ham (lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, and keyboards), Tom Evans (lead and backing vocals, bass guitar), Joey Molland (rhythm and lead guitars, lead and backing vocals), and Mike Gibbins (drums and percussion, backing and lead vocals).  “Apple of My Eye” was the single from the band but it failed to do as well as previous releases.  We hope you will seek this one out and give it a good listen- you will definitely enjoy it as much as we do.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band as well as of one of its integral members Miller Anderson on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Saturday, 21-October-2017.  We hope you will check their music out by visiting those posts.

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

[v] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press, 2006 is an amazing helpmate for information on this famed battle.  Seek it out.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Starship, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.

[vii] We offered the music of the legendary Pacific Gas & Electric beginning on Thursday, 12-January-2012 through Sunday, 15-January-2012.  We hope you will seek out the music by this famous, interracial hippie rock band.

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VV. 2015 Monday: In what many believe to have been a set-up event, Texas authorities arrest 14-year-old Ahmed “Clock Boy” Mohamed at his school following his presentation of his so-called ‘science project’ that looked suspiciously like a BOMB. Being a Muslim, one would think he and his family would have done something else rather than present something appearing to be a BOMB. Eventually, he would be released, both President Barack Hussein Obama and Facebook boy wonder Mark Zuckerberg sent supportive tweets. Of course, the punk became the symbol of American intolerance and Islamophobia. Where is he now?

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President William McKinley; Vice President Aaron Burr; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Wilson; U.S. Attorney-General William Bradford; U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett; Free and Backstreet Crawler featuring Paul Kossoff, the Strawberry Alarm Clock featuring Ed King, and the Cars:

  1. 81 A.D.: Following the death of his brother Titus- the conqueror of Jerusalem and emperor of all Rome- Domitian assumes the role as the Roman Empire’s next ruler.
  2. 891: Stephen V ends his reign as Catholic Pope.
  3. 1742: The future 4th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Wilson is born in Scotland on this date.  President George Washington appointed his fellow Federalist to the new nation’s highest court on this date.  Wilson served from 09-26-1789 to 08-21-1798.
  4. 1755 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British North America, future 2nd U.S. Attorney-General William Bradford is born.  A Federalist, he would serve under President George Washington from 01-27-1794 to 08-23-1795.
  5. 1759 Wednesday: Austrian troops occupy Dresden, Germany.
  6. 1807 Sunday: Aaron Burr acquitted of a misdemeanor charge.
  7. 1812 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte occupies the Russian capital of Moscow; fires break out across the city and do not subside until the 19th.  This was part of the ‘scorched earth’ strategy of the Russians to deny the Grand Armee any sustenance and support when the Russian winter sets in…
  8. 1814 Tuesday: Francis Scott Key was inspired to write a poem, “Defense of Fort McHenry,” after witnessing how an American flag flying over the Maryland fort withstood a night of British bombardment during the War of 1812; the poem later became the words to the “Star-Spangled Banner”
  9. 1829 Sunday: The Treaty of Adrianople underwent signing, which ended the war between the Ottoman Empire and Tsarist Russia. 
  10. 1836 Tuesday: The third Vice-President of the United States, 1801-1805, Democratic-Republican Aaron Burr, died on this date.
  11. 1847 Monday: American troops under the command of General Scott enter Mexico City during the Mexican American War.
  12. 1854 Wednesday: British and French armies land in the Crimea as they come to aid the Turks in their battle with the Russians.
  13. 1861 Friday: The first naval engagement of the Civil War took place as the USS Colorado attacked and sank the Confederate private schooner Judah off Pensacola, Florida.
  14. 1862 Saturday: Federal troops manage to breakout from Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, during the Civil War.
  15. 1866 Thursday: George K. Anderson patented the typewriter ribbon on this date.
  16. 1872 Friday: Great Britain pays the United States $15 million for damages their nation incurred trying to aid the Confederacy during the Civil War.
  17. 1895 Friday: In Huntsville, Texas, future 4th U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from 09-17-1951 to 01-20-1953.
  18. 1899 Friday: In New York City, a gentleman named Henry Bliss became the first automobile fatality in the nation.
  19. 1901 Saturday: President William McKinley died in Buffalo, New York, of gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin; Vice President Theodore Roosevelt became president.
  20. 1914 Monday: During World War I, German troops withdraw from Aisne and begin construction of trenches.  Meanwhile, actor Clayton Moore, TV’s “Lone Ranger,” was born in Chicago.
  21. 1915 Tuesday: Carl G. Muench received a patent for Insulit, the first sound-absorbing material used in buildings.
  22. 1927 Wednesday: Modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan died in Nice, France, when her scarf became entangled in a wheel of the sports car in which she was riding.
  23. 1930 Sunday: Nazis gain 107 seats in German election.
  24. 1938 Wednesday: Graf Zeppelin II, world’s largest airship, makes maiden flight.
  25. 1940 Saturday: The U.S. Congress passed the Selective Service Act, the first peace-time draft in the United States.
  26. 1941 Sunday: Vermont passed a resolution enabling its servicemen-and-women to receive wartime bonuses by declaring the U.S. to be in a state of armed conflict, giving rise to headlines that Vermont had “declared war on Germany.”
  27. 1942 Monday: German troops occupy Stalingrad’s train station as they seek to break the city in two; Russian resistance continues unabated claiming growing numbers of casualties on both sides.  In the Pacific, the Battle of Edson’s Ridge on Guadalcanal as Japanese troops launch a major assault against the United States Marines and Army.
  28. 1944 Thursday: The Great Atlantic Hurricane passed close to North Carolina and Virginia before heading up the northeastern U.S. coast; nearly 400 people died most of them at sea.
  29. 1948 Tuesday: In New York, a groundbreaking ceremony took place at the site of the United Nations’ world headquarters.
  30. 1949 Wednesday: Future guitarist with the Strawberry Alarm Clock[i] and Lynyrd Skynyrd[ii], Ed King, was born on this date in Glendale, California.
  31. 1950 Thursday: Future guitarist for the British rock bands Free[iii] and Backstreet Crawler, Paul Kossoff, was born in Hampstead, London, Great Britain, on this date.
  32. 1954 Tuesday: The Soviet Union conducts a nuclear test by exploding a 40-kiloton device.
  33. 1959 Monday: The Soviet Union’s Luna-2 spacecraft is the first vehicle to land on the moon.  This event, of course, terrifies the rest of the world, but Soviet supremacy of space would not last long…
  34. 1960 Wednesday: The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) founded on this date.  The core members were Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela.  
  35. 1963 Saturday: Mary Ann Fischer of Aberdeen, South Dakota, gave birth to four girls and a boy; the first known surviving quintuplets in the United States.
  36. 1964 Monday: Pope Paul VI opened the third session of the Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican, also known as “Vatican II.”  (The session closed two months later).  Elsewhere, the submarine adventure series, “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea” premiered on ABC-TV.
  37. 1975 Sunday: Pope Paul VI declared Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton the first U.S.-born saint.
  38. 1982 Tuesday: Princess Grace of Monaco, formerly actress Grace Kelly, died at age 52 of injuries from a car crash the prior day.  Elsewhere, Lebanon’s president-elect, Bashir Gemayel, was killed by a bomb.
  39. 1984 Friday: The first MTV Video Music Awards were held at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall: The Cars[iv] won Video of the Year for “You Might Think,” but singer Madonna[v] stole the show with a provocative performance of her yet-to-be released single, “Like a Virgin.”
  40. 1988 Wednesday: Hurricane Gilbert slammed into Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula as a Category 5 storm after forcing thousands of residents to flee. 
  41. 1989 Thursday: Madonna[vi] divorced actor Sean Penn after four rocky years of marriage.
  42. 1991 Saturday: The government of South Africa, the African National Congress and the Inkatha Freedom Party signed a national peace pact.
  43. 1994 Wednesday: On the 34th day of a strike by players, Acting Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig announced the 1994 season was over.
  44. 2001 Friday: The FBI released the names of the 19 suspected hijackers that had taken part in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on this date.  Meanwhile, Americans packed churches and clogged public squares on a day of remembrance for the victims of the September 11 Islamist terrorist attacks.  President George W. Bush prayed with his Cabinet and attended services at Washington National Cathedral, then flew to New York, where he waded into the ruins of the World Trade Center and addressed rescue workers in a flag-waving bullhorn-wielding show of resolve in which he promised payback to the jihadist scum.
  45. 2011 Wednesday:  NASA reveals its Space Launch System plan, intended to replace the Space Shuttle program with its first flight scheduled for 2017.  Meanwhile, phony Native American Elizabeth Warren announces she will seek the Massachusetts senatorial seat held by Republican Scott Brown in 2012.
  46. 2012 Friday: Pope Benedict XVI visit Lebanon.  Meanwhile, the Japanese Coast Guard reports six Chinese Marine Surveillance ships sighted near the disputed Senkaku Islands; China claims the ‘two surveillance ship fleets’ are in waters around the islands for purposes of ‘patrols and law enforcement’.  Elsewhere, fury over an anti-Muslim short film (no one knew existed until President Obama pointed out in which ridicule of the ‘prophet’ Mohammad spread across the Muslim world, with deadly clashes near Western embassies in Tunisia and Sudan, an American fast-food restaurant set ablaze in Lebanon, and international peacekeepers attacked in the Sinai.  Thank you, President Obama, for stirring up violence and anti-American protests.
  47. 2014 Sunday: A North Korean court convicts 24-year-old Matthew Miller, one of three Americans currently held in that crazy nation, of unlawful entry into the country for spying and sentenced him to six years of hard labor.
  48. 2015 Monday: In what many believe to have been a set-up event, Texas authorities arrest 14-year-old Ahmed “Clock Boy” Mohamed at his school following his presentation of his so-called ‘science project’ that looked suspiciously like a BOMB.  Being a Muslim, one would think he and his family would have done something else rather than present something appearing to be a BOMB.  Eventually, he would be released, both President Barack Hussein Obama and Facebook boy wonder Mark Zuckerberg sent supportive tweets.  Of course, the punk became the symbol of American intolerance and Islamophobia.  Where is he now?
  49. 2016 Wednesday: Imprisoned soldier Bradley Manning agrees to end his hunger strike when the U.S. military commits to his gender reassignment surgery thus making him Chelsea Manning.  This is the guy who helped WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange leak information on the Iraq War which embarrassed both the United States and current President Barack Hussein Obama.
  50. 2017 Thursday: In Dhi Qar Governorate in southern Iraq, two ISIS-directed terror attacks claim the lives of at least 60 people and wound countless others.  Wow, the religion of peace strikes again!
  51. 2018 Friday: In a statement released by the White House, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied an allegation of sexual misconduct (proven later to be fabricated by Democrats) from when he was in high school, saying, “I did not do this back in high school or at any time.”  He eventually made it through the harrowing process in which the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee and elsewhere in government slimed him and his family.  Democrats beware.
  52. 2019 Saturday:  Only with the help of Iranian Revolutionary Guard direction and cash, Houthi rebels in Yemen carry out a stunning attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq Oil Refinery with the use of drones carrying explosives.  The Saudis were caught with their pants down, the attack eliminated half of the country’s oil production and about five percent of the world’s which immediately drives oil prices UP.  Time to whack the Iranians and to eliminate the Houthi scum as a threat.
  53. 2020 Monday: Here are the figures for the carnage in Chicago over the past weekend: 53 people shot and 10 killed.  Next, down in Florida, disgraced gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum, Democrat, caught in a hotel room with a male hooker and a crack pipe announced today that he is ‘bisexual.’  Okie dokie.   Speaking of Florida, Tropical Storm Sally, roiling off the west coast of Florida, is expected to be at hurricane strength when its expected landfall slams into Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.  Speaking of natural disasters, the out-of-control wildfires roaring through three western states have burned millions of acres.  The death toll currently is 24 in California, 10 in Oregon, and a toddler in Washington state.  “Pro-China Joe” Biden at his only campaign stop today in Wilmington, Delaware, blames President Trump for the catastrophe, calling him a ‘climate arsonist’ and noting that the United States faces four different calamities: (1) a crumbling economy; (2) a pandemic; (3) white supremacy/white privilege, and (4) out-of-control climate change for which, President Donald J. Trump bears responsibility for all.  Wow.  Meanwhile, in California, President Trump meets with the state’s leaders in Sacramento to discuss what must be done to help the state overcome the blazing forests.
  54. 2020 Monday A:  In Qatar, peace talks between the United States, the Afghani government, and the murderous Taliban continue.  Elsewhere, Politico reports that the Iranian regime is planning on assassinating U.S. ambassador to South Africa Lana Marks.  Let’s nuke Iran and get it over with, shall we?  Speaking of ambassadors, U.S. ambassador to communist China Terry Branstad announces he will be stepping down.  Branstad, as you all know, is the former governor of Iowa.  On the home front, liberal outrage continues to grow over President Trump’s MASSIVE rallies in Nevada the previous day in which, most were not wearing masks or socially distant from one another.  In response, the president called the gatherings, ‘peaceful protests.’  The Dems have no leg upon which to stand.  Speaking of Trump, national polls continue to show “Pro-China Joe” Biden cleaning Trump’s clock with an ‘insurmountable lead’ of 51-percent to 46-percent.  Elsewhere, Amazon.com announces it will be hiring another 100,000 workers so it can keep up with the demand for goods.  Employees will begin at $15 per hour. 
  55. 2020 Monday B:  Sadly, New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio says this year’s Thanksgiving Day Macy’s parade will be VIRTUAL.  NASA reports that a sign of life exists in the atmosphere of Venus, the second-most inner planet of the Solar System, phosphine gas which corresponds with microorganisms that can live without oxygen such as at a sewage treatment plant.  It is interesting to note that between 33 to 38 miles above the surface of the inhospitable planet is found a region comparable to temperatures and pressures found on planet Earth.  Fascinating if this is true.  We shall see.  Folks, we believe life exists across the Universe, that places we consider to be inhospitable to human life can host other forms of life.  Elsewhere, Jesse Watters on the Fox News Channel’s “The Five” showed a clip of ghosts captured on the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania.  We believe this to be true, too.
  56. 2020 Monday C: Folks, here are the numbers for the Wuhan Waltz, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 29,114,477 confirmed cases, +317,055, 925,596, confirmed deaths, +4,654, and 19,693,071 confirmed recoveries, +182,021.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,636,820 confirmed cases, up 40,094 from yesterday’s reporting, 197,367 confirmed deaths, UP 511, and 3,580,785 confirmed recoveries, UP 17,217.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 765,584 confirmed cases, 14,419 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 10,808 confirmed cases, 99 confirmed deaths, and 3,565 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 83,312 confirmed cases, 2,080 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Mississippi- currently, they have 90,018 confirmed cases, 2,706 confirmed deaths, but for some unknown reason NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Tate Reeves, what kind of Republican are you?
  57. 2020 Monday D: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,993.33, UP 327.69 points (+1.18%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,056.65, UP 203.11 points (+1.87%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,383.54, UP 42.57 points (+1.27%).  Price of GOLD: $1,965.10 per troy oz., +1.40 (+0.07%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.36 per troy oz., +0.005 (+0.02%).  Price of PLATINUM: $962.20 per troy oz., +3.50 (+0.37%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,324.40 per troy oz., -6.40 (-0.27%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.06 per #, -0.0035 (-0.11%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $37.26, 0.00 (0.00%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.81 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.
  58. 2020 Monday E: Tonight’s Monday Night Football lineup features two games: Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants and Tennessee Titans at Denver Broncos.  In the opener, it’s the Steelers 26, the New York Giants 16. The nightcap was a slow-moving dull affair: Tennessee Titans 16, Denver Broncos 14. Initial reports regarding ratings is that the opening weekend- not including today- is down anywhere from 18-24 percent.  The maxim is true: “If YOU WOKE, YOU WILL GO BROKE.”  We here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM have all agreed not to watch anymore games until the spoiled crybaby players protest in their OFF-TIME and put their fortunes where their mouths are.  NBA?  F**k them.

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This artwork is #0221 a 36” x 48” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Far Horizons.”  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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Electric Light Orchestra released their sixth ‘best of’ compilation, “A Perfect World of Music,” on June 13, 1985.  This one contains 16 classic tunes from earlier in the group’s career plus some alternate releases such as single mixes of some of the classics.  We do hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your collection along with yesterday’s “Ole ELO” so you can have the best all in one place.  You’ll love it.

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[i] 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.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of Free- among other numerous interconnected bands beginning with the Yardbirds on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014 and ending with Paul Rodgers, another alum of Free.  The presentation also included the solo efforts of Paul Kossoff.   We definitely hope you will check them all out.

[iv] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

[v] We will never stoop to doing the music of this worthless slut.  We would do Britney Spears first. 

[vi] See previous footnote.

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Associate Supreme Court Justice Salmon P. Chase; U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett; heavyweight boxer Randall “Tex” Cobb; Argentine First Lady Eva “Evita” Perón; Yugoslavian President Josip Broz Tito; the Grateful Dead featuring Billy Kreutzmann, the Jefferson Starship featuring Prairie Prince, the Joe Cocker (band) featuring Alan Spenner, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Pete Wingfield, Pacific Gas & Electric featuring Charlie Allen:

  1. A.D. 558: The original main dome of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople completely collapsed during an earthquake; Emperor Justinian I ordered it to be rebuilt.
  2. 1274: The Second Council of Lyons opened in France to regulate the election of the pope.
  3. 1355: Count Henry of Trastamara, Spain, kills 1,200 Jews of Toledo.
  4. 1700: William Penn begins monthly meetings with blacks advocating emancipation.
  5. 1727: Catherine I, empress of Russia, expels the Jews from the Ukraine.
  6. 1763: Indian chief Pontiac, chief of the Ottawa Indians, launched an all-out war on the British by attempting to lead a sneak attack against Fort Detroit, but the attack ended in failure as someone finked to the Brits that they were coming.
  7. 1789: The first inaugural ball was held in New York in honor of the nation’s first President, George Washington, and his First Lady, Martha.
  8. 1800: The Congress of the United States divided the Northwest Territory into parts on this date. The western part became the Indiana Territory while the eastern section remained the Northwest Territory.
  9. 1824: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, had its premiere in Vienna, Austria.
  10. 1832: Greece becomes an independent republic.
  11. 1840: Composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born in Votkinsk, Russia.
  12. 1847: The American Medical Association is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  13. 1861: In Knoxville, Tennessee, rioting breaks out between those favoring secession from the Union and pro-Union supporters.
  14. 1864: The Civil War Battle of the Wilderness ends; losses for the Federals are 17,666 and for the Confederacy, 7,500.
  15. 1866: German Premier Otto von Bismarck is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt.
  16. 1873: The 39thS. Supreme Court Justice and 6th Chief Justice- Salmon P. Chase- passed away in New York City on this date. President Abraham Lincoln nominated him to fill the seat of Roger B. Taney.  He served 12-15-1864 to 05-07-1873 (he died in office) and was a member of numerous political parties- Whig; Liberty; Free Soil; Republican; and Democratic.
  17. 1892: Future Yugoslavian leader, Josip Broz Tito, is born in Kumrovec, Croatia, on this date. During World War II, he would lead partisans against the Axis troops in his country and in the postwar, his brand of communism would chart its own course, banishing the Soviet Union from having any say in its politics.
  18. 1912: Columbia University OK’d final plans for awarding the Pulitzer Prize in several categories. Elsewhere, the first airplane equipped with a machine gun flew over College Park, Md.
  19. 1914: President Woodrow Wilson’s daughter, Eleanor, marries William Gibbs McAdoo in the White House.
  20. 1915: Nearly 1,200 people died—including 128 Americans–when a German torpedo sank the British liner HMS Lusitania off the coast of Ireland. However, in the United States, public reaction to both the sinking and the loss of life turns many German sympathizers against the Kaiser’s Germany.
  21. 1919: In Los Toldos, Argentina, future Argentine First Lady Eva “Evita” Perón, is born.
  22. 1926: A U.S. report released on this date showed that one-third of all exports were engine motors.
  23. 1928: The minimum voting age for British women was lowered from 30 to 21—the same age as men.
  24. 1939: Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy announce the Rome-Berlin Axis, a pact allying the two states to one another. The Empire of Japan would join later.
  25. 1940: By a vote of 477-3 in the House of Commons, Winston Churchill becomes the prime minister of Great Britain.
  26. 1942: U.S. Army General Jonathan Wainwright went on a Manila radio station to announce the Allied surrender of the Philippines to Japanese forces during World War II. Elsewhere, in the World War II Battle of the Coral Sea, carrier-borne U.S. Navy warplanes attack and sink the Japanese aircraft carrier, Shoho, the battle marks the first time in naval history that two enemy fleets fight without visual contact between warring ships.
  27. 1943: The Allies conquered the last two major Axis strongpoints—Tunis and Bizerte—on this date.
  28. 1944: The Nazis launch an assault on Josip Broz Tito’s Partisan hideout at Drvar, Bosnia; Tito gets away.
  29. 1945: Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims, France, ending its role as a belligerent in World War II. Elsewhere, baseball owner Branch Rickey announced the organization of the United States Negro Baseball League in which, there were six teams.
  30. 1946: Billy Kreutzmann, drummer for the Grateful Dead[i] throughout its career, was born on this date. He played with other bands such as the Other Ones and with other members of the Dead on solo projects and was once the love interest of famed blues singer, Janis Joplin[ii].  Elsewhere, Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corp. underwent founding on this date.  The company later renamed itself to Sony.
  31. 1948: Future keyboardist/vocalist, Pete Wingfield, with the British rock band, the Keef Hartley Band[iii], is born on this date as is Alan Spenner, future bassist with several bands, including the Joe Cocker[iv]
  32. 1950: Future heavyweight boxer, Randall “Tex” Cobb, is born in Bridge City, Texas on this date. His professional record would stand at 51 fights, 42 wins (35 KO), 7 losses (1 by KO), 1 draw, and 1 no contest.
  33. 1951: The International Olympic Committee said that the Soviet Union could participate in the 1952 Olympic Games.
  34. 1954: The 55-day Battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam ended with the Viet Minh—the communists—overrunning French forces. Meanwhile, the U.S., Great Britain, and France reject USSR membership in NATO.
  35. 1955: The West European Union begins formation.
  36. 1956: During a battle at Oran, Algeria, 300 lose their lives in fighting between the French and Islamists.
  37. 1957: Future drummer Prairie Prince, who played with numerous bands but with the Jefferson Starship[v] from 1992-2002, is born in Charlotte, North Carolina, on this date.
  38. 1960: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announced that his nation has the pilot of the U-2 spy plane his nation shot down a day or two before and holds Gary Powers, the pilot, as a POW. Meanwhile, Leonid Brezhnev became the president of the Soviet Union, second only to Khrushchev.
  39. 1963: The United States launched the Telstar 2 communications satellite.
  40. 1975: President Gerald R. Ford formally declared an end to the “Vietnam Era.” In Ho Chi Minh City—formally Saigon—the Viet Cong celebrated its takeover.
  41. 1980: Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito receives a state burial; his death would begin the disintegration of the nation.
  42. 1984: The federal government announced a $180 million out-of-court settlement in the Agent Orange class-action suit brought by Vietnam veterans who claimed they had suffered injury from exposure to the defoliant while serving in the armed forces.
  43. 1986: In Locust Valley, N.Y., the former fourth U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett, died at age 90. A Republican, he served under Democratic President Harry S. Truman from 09-17-1951 to 01-20-1953.
  44. 1990: Charlie Allen- famed vocalist with the 1960s boogie rock band, Pacific Gas & Electric[vi]– passed away on this date.  The band was mix-race and damned provocative back in the 1960s and 1970s when they were touring the Deep South.  Allen was black and the rest of the band was white and it used to cause riots and the like.
  45. 1992: The latest addition to America’s space shuttle fleet, Endeavour, went on its first flight. Meanwhile, a 203-year-old proposed constitutional amendment barring the U.S. Congress from giving itself a midterm pay raise underwent ratification as the 27th Amendment to the Constitution.
  46. 1994: The most famous painting in Norway— “The Scream” by Edvard Munch (muhnk)—was recovered almost three months after it had been stolen from an Oslo museum.
  47. 1995: In the French presidential elections, Jacques Chirac wins the election.
  48. 1997: A report released by the U.S. government said that Switzerland provided Nazi Germany with equipment and credit during World War II. Germany exchanged for gold what had been plundered or stolen.  Switzerland did not comply with postwar agreements to return the gold.
  49. 1999: A jury ruled that “The Jenny Jones Show” and Warner Bros. were liable in the shooting death of Scott Amendure. Another guest on the show, Jonathan Schmitz, later shot and killed him and the jury’s award was $25 million.  This is the story in which Schmitz went on the show and Jenny Jones told him he had a ‘secret admirer’ or some such nonsense so when they brought out Amendure, another man, the man who later killed him was embarrassed in front of the entire world.
  50. 2008: On this day, Vladimir Putin’s stooge, Dmitri Medvedev takes the oath of office as the third president of the Russian Federation.
  51. 2012: Vladimir Putin is sworn in for his third six-year term as Russian president.
  52. 2013: Brainy History says, ‘a new study reports that all Europeans are related to a small group of ancestors dating back only 1,000 years; researchers believe it’s likely that everyone in the world is related over the past few thousand years.’ Meanwhile, members of the ‘religion of peace’ Islam- Boko Haram carry out a terror attack in Nigeria that kills at least 55 people and wounds numerous others.
  53. 2014: Brainy History reports that the London police force begins a pilot program using body cameras to record behavior and document evidence during responses to incidents.
  54. 2015: It appears that the NFL has implicated New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in ‘Deflate-Gate.” This is the scandal in which, both the Indianapolis Colts and the Baltimore Ravens claimed the famed quarterback used footballs in playoff games that were under pressure, making them easier for Brady to handle.  His father, Tom Brady, Sr., claims it is all a ‘frame.’
  55. 2017: Emanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen, president of France’s National Front Party to become president of France.
  56. 2018: Russian President Vladimir Putin takes the oath of office for another six-year term.
  57. 2019: In Venezuela, turmoil- as usual- reigns supreme as the Congress strips opposition leaders of immunity and accuses them of treason.
  58. 2020 Thursday: The U.S. Department of Justice recommends the case against Lt. General Michael Flynn, former national security advisor to President Donald J. Trump be dropped and so it is.   Meanwhile, COVID-19 pandemic adds another 3.17 million Americans to the unemployment rolls, driving the numbers up past 33 million. Thank you, China. Confirmed cases of the Kung Flu around the world are 3,784,085; confirmed deaths are 264,679 and confirmed recoveries are 1,255,685 which is great. In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,288,771, confirmed deaths are 76,503, and confirmed recoveries are 173,939. Breaking down the U.S. figures, California has 61,139 confirmed cases, 2,474 confirmed deaths with NO numbers for recoveries. Hawaii claims 626 confirmed cases, 17 deaths, and 588 confirmed recoveries. In Washington state, there are 16,178 confirmed cases, 891 confirmed deaths, but NO numbers for recoveries. What is up with that? In New York state under the watchful eye of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, there are 327,469 confirmed cases, 20,828 confirmed cases and like California and Washington state, NO numbers for recoveries. Could it be political? You better believe it.

 

 

 

 

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This artwork is #0092 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Summer’s Poppies.”  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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Keyboardist/vocalist Rick Wright recorded and released his first solo album, “Wet Dream,” on September 15, 1978.  The artist performed the keyboards/vocals what with his good friends Mel Collins (saxophones/horns), early drummer for Robin Trower, Reg Isidore, Snowy White (guitars), and Larry Steele (bass).  Sadly, the album went without much notice, sales were absent, and it went quickly out of print.  However, with the artist’s death several years ago and the age of the compact disc, one can find it and enjoy it yet again.  We hope you will seek it out and consider adding it to your collection- you will enjoy it.

 

 

 

 

 

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Original Beverly Carrick Artworks, Beverly Carrick—World Famous Artist, Billy Kreutzmann, The Grateful Dead, Pete Wingfield, The Keef Hartley Band, Prairie Prince, The Jefferson Starship, Alan Spenner, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Charlie Allen, Pacific Gas & Electric, Supreme Court Justice Salmon P. Chase, Richard Wright, Pink Floyd, Josip Broz Tito, Eva Perón, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett,

 

 

 

 

 

 

[i] 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.

[ii] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band as well as of one of its integral members Miller Anderson on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Saturday, 21-October-2017.  We hope you will check their music out by visiting those posts.

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

[v] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Starship, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.

[vi] We offered the music of the legendary Pacific Gas & Electric beginning on Thursday, 12-January-2012 through Sunday, 15-January-2012.  We hope you will seek out the music by this famous, interracial hippie rock band.

 

 

 

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