99. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 09, 2021

26. 1944 Sunday: In the Crimea on the Eastern Front, German and Rumanian forces are falling back to the Sebastopol line. German transport ships are trying to resupply the Axis forces holding the area but the Soviet Black Sea Fleet is now beginning to contest the waters between Bulgaria and Rumania and the Crimea. Hitler is determined his troops will not abandon the massive fortress port city. After all, the Red Army clung to it for more than a year as Operation Barbarossa rolled by them heading east.

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99. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 09, 2021:

DAY EIGHTY OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

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

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

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31. 1941 Saturday: The Afrika Korps continues driving across the North African desert, three big prongs seeking to converge on the Egyptian frontier. The British are in headlong retreat but preparing to make a stand so as to halt the Axis drive on the Suez Canal.

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Easter Monday

President George Washington; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Samuel Freeman Miller and Abe Fortas; U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretary of State (and General) Colin Powell; Black Sabbath featuring Cozy Powell, Canned Heat featuring Bob “the Bear” Hite, Elvis Presley, the Hollies featuring Allan Clarke, KISS featuring Mark St. John, Nirvana featuring Kurt Cobain, Steppenwolf featuring Kent Henry, and Trapeze featuring Dave Holland:

  1. 456 Wednesday: St. Patrick returns to Ireland as a missionary bishop.
  2. 1614 Saturday: Pocahontas, daughter of the leader of the Powhatan tribe, married English colonist, John Rolfe, in Virginia.  A convert to Christianity, she went by the name of ‘Lady Rebecca.”
  3. 1621 Monday: The Mayflower sails from Plymouth on a return trip to England.
  4. 1762 Monday: The British take Grenada, West Indies, from the French.
  5. 1764 Thursday: Britain’s Parliament passed the American Revenue Act of 1764, also known as the Sugar Act.
  6. 1768 Tuesday: Birkenhead Park, the first civic public park, opens in Birkenhead, England.
  7. 1792 Thursday: President George Washington cast his first veto, rejecting a congressional measure for apportioning representatives among the states.
  8. 1806 Saturday: Isaac Quintard patented the cider mill on this date.
  9. 1816 Friday: In Richmond, Kentucky, the future 36th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller is born.  A Whig and then a Republican, President Abraham Lincoln nominated Miller to fill Associate Justice Peter Daniel’s seat.  He served from 07-16-1862 to 10-13-1890.
  10. 1843 Wednesday: Queen Victoria proclaimed Hong Kong to be a British crown colony.
  11. 1864 Tuesday: Ben Field and George M. Pullman received a U.S. patent for an “improvement in (rail) sleeping-cars” that consisted of a folding upper berth.
  12. 1869 Monday:  Daniel Bakeman, the last surviving soldier of the U.S. Revolutionary War, died at the age of 109.
  13. 1887 Tuesday: In Tuscumbia, Alabama, Anne Sullivan achieved a breakthrough as her blind and deaf pupil, Helen Keller, learned the meaning of the word, “water,” as spelled out in the Manual Alphabet.
  14. 1895 Friday: Oscar Wilde lost his criminal libel case against the Marquis of Queensberry, who had accused the writer of homosexual practices.
  15. 1900 Thursday: In Brussels, Belgium, assassins attempt to take the life of Edward, the Prince of Wales.
  16. 1901 Friday: The 44th U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox assumes his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from 04-05-1901 to 06-30-1904, then became 40th U.S. Secretary of State and then a senator from Pennsylvania.
  17. 1915 Monday: Jess Willard knocked out Jack Johnson in the 26th round for the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  Elsewhere, as World War I (the Great War at this time) continues, King George V orders that no royal households partake of alcohol.
  18. 1916 Wednesday: Heavy fighting continues around Verdun as the Germans continue making headway again in their effort to smash through the French lines.  Elsewhere, in the Mesopotamian Front, British troops are poised on the right bank of the Tigris River to drive the Ottoman Turks out of Iraq. 
  19. 1917 Thursday: As Russian forces continue suffering defeats on all fronts, especially at the hands of the Germans and Austro-Hungarians, dissension is beginning to set in among the ranks.  Talk of revolution is in the air, sporadic mutinies occur here and there.  The Czar’s government demands the troops do their duty.
  20. 1918 Friday: The fighting along the Somme River in France begins coming to an end as both sides are exhausted and conditions on the front are not good.  The Germans continue landing troops in Finland and on the Asiatic side of Russia, Japanese troops are landing in the ports to take control of them so as to stop the Bolsheviks from taking them.
  21. 1919 Saturday: The Polish Army executes 35 young Jews.  Elsewhere, heavyweight boxer Jess Willard knocked Jack Johnson out in Havana, Cuba.
  22. 1923 Thursday: Firestone Tire and Rubber Company puts their inflatable tires into production on this date.
  23. 1925 Sunday: During an exhibition game, the New York Yankees whip the Brooklyn Dodgers 16-9; however, Babe Ruth collapses from an ulcer.
  24. 1930 Saturday: Mahatma Gandhi defied British law by making salt in India.
  25. 1932 Tuesday: In the Dominion of Newfoundland, 10,000 rioters seize the Colonial Building, which leads to the end of self-government. 
  26. 1933 Wednesday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order creating the Civilian Conservation Corps and an anti-hoarding order that effectively prohibited private ownership of gold.  Meanwhile, the first operation to remove a lung took place at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
  27. 1936 Sunday: A tornado virtually annihilates the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, leading to the deaths of 216 citizens.
  28. 1937 Monday: In New York City, future U.S. Army General, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and 65th U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell is born.  He served under President George W. Bush from 01-20-2001 to 01-26-2005.  Many thought Secretary Powell would one day run for president but so far, he has refrained from entering presidential politics.
  29. 1938 Tuesday: Anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa, Poland.
  30. 1939 Wednesday: In Nazi Germany, membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory.
  31. 1941 Saturday: The Afrika Korps continues driving across the North African desert, three big prongs seeking to converge on the Egyptian frontier.  The British are in headlong retreat but preparing to make a stand so as to halt the Axis drive on the Suez Canal.
  32. 1942 Sunday: Allan Clarke—future vocalist/guitarist with the British rock band, the Hollies[i]—is born in Salford, Lancashire, England on this date.  Elsewhere, the Imperial Japanese troops continue their drive to destroy all American and Filipino forces in the Bataan Peninsula, the final defensive positions left on Luzon.  Fighting is heavy, both sides are suffering heavy losses but the Japanese can replace theirs and their supplies.  The Americans and Filipinos cannot.
  33. 1943 Monday: The British and Americans continue their hammer blows against the sagging Afrika Korps but whatever they do, they cannot penetrate their lines or force them to surrender.  The fight goes on…
  34. 1944 Wednesday: In World War II, 270 inhabitants of the Greek village of Kleisoura die at the hands of Nazi executioners.  In the China-Burma-India Theater, aka the CBI, the Imperial Japanese forces have failed to displace the British line at Imphal.  It is clear that the ebb of battle is now going against the Japanese and it’s clear that soon, they will be in headlong retreat with the Brits harrying them on the way.
  35. 1945 Thursday: As the war in Europe appears to be ending, the people of Czechoslovakia increase their activities to drive the Germans out of their country.  Uprisings among the people occur with more frequency and the Nazis are doing their best to hightail it out of the country.  Meanwhile, the Red Army continues pushing toward Berline overrunning East Prussia and sowing terror among the German civilian population.
  36. 1948 Monday: Kent Henry, future guitarist with the rock band, Steppenwolf[ii], was born on this date in Hollywood, California.  Elsewhere, future drummer, Dave Holland, is born in Northampton, England, on this date who would play with the British band, Trapeze[iii] 1969-1979.
  37. 1951 Thursday: A judge sentenced Julius and Ethel Rosenberg to death following their conviction in New York on charges of conspiring to commit espionage for the Soviet Union.
  38. 1954 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Federal Communications Commission v. American Broadcasting Co., Inc., unanimously ruled that TV quiz shows did not violate lottery laws.  Meanwhile, Elvis Presley[iv] records his debut single, “That’s All Right Mama.”  Elsewhere, the fighting at Dien Bien Phu continues to seesaw back and forth over the same ground as the French Union forces and their People’s Army counterparts continue fighting over the Elianes and Huguette 7 position.  The question is, who can outlast who?
  39. 1955 Tuesday: Winston Churchill resigns as British prime minister due to health reasons; Anthony Eden succeeds him.
  40. 1964 Sunday: Army General Douglas MacArthur died in Washington at age 84.
  41. 1967 Wednesday: In the NBA, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers scores a record 41 rebounds.
  42. 1974 Friday: Doubleday Books released Stephen King’s first published novel, “Carrie.”  Meanwhile, the then-tallest building in New York City, the World Trade Center, opens with 110 stories.
  43. 1976 Monday: Reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes died in Houston, Texas, at age 70.
  44. 1981 Sunday:  Canned Heat’s[v] original lead singer, Bob “the Bear” Hite died in Los Angeles, California, at age 38 on this date, the victim of a heart attack.  Meanwhile, in the NHL, the Philadelphia Flyers amass a record of 2,621 penalty minutes.
  45. 1982 Monday: In Washington, D.C., the 95th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Abe Fortas died.  President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg who went onto become the sixth U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.  He served from 08-11-1965 to 05-14-1969.  Elsewhere, a British fleet sails to the Falkland Islands to reclaim them by force of arms from Argentina.  
  46. 1984 Thursday: In the NBA, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain’s all-time career scoring record of 31,419 points (31,421).
  47. 1985 Friday: John McEnroe said, “any man can beat any woman at any sport, especially tennis.”
  48. 1986 Saturday: Two American service members and a Turkish woman died in the bombing of a West Berlin discotheque, an incident that prompted a U.S. air raid on Libya more than a week later.
  49. 1987 Sunday: The Fox TV network premieres showing “Married with Children” and “The Tracy Ullman Show.”  The shows were the beginning of the FOX lineup.  
  50. 1988 Tuesday: The Democratic National Convention picks Michael Dukakis as their presidential candidate.
  51. 1989 Wednesday: Solidarity grants legal status in Poland as the union/political movement and the government signed accords, which lifted an eight-year ban on the movement.  The government also set elections for June 1989.  
  52. 1991 Friday: The U.S. begins airdrops to Kurd refugees in northern Iraq.
  53. 1992 Sunday: Peru’s President Alberto Fujimori suspends constitution and dissolved Congress.
  54. 1993 Monday: In Major League Baseball, two new expansion teams debut on this date: (1) the Florida Marlins first game – they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 while in (2) the Colorado Rockies’ first game – they lose to the New York Mets 3-0.
  55. 1994 Tuesday: Guitarist/vocalist of the Grunge Rock band, Nirvana[vi], Kurt Cobain, takes his own life in Seattle, Washington, on this date using a shotgun; he was age 27.
  56. 1998 Sunday: Famed rock drummer, Cozy Powell—who played with the Jeff Beck Group[vii], Black Sabbath[viii], Rainbow[ix], among others—died in an automobile accident on this date in Bristol, England; he was age 50.
  57. 2004 Monday: A U.S.-Canadian task force investigating the massive power blackout of August 14, 2003, called for urgent approval of mandatory reliability rules to govern the electric transmission industry.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Times won five Pulitzer Prizes; the Pulitzer for fiction went to Edward R. Jones for “The Known World.”
  58. 2007 Thursday: Mark St. John—who played lead guitar with KISS[x] in 1984—died from a brain hemorrhage on this date.
  59. 2008 Saturday: Federal authorities continue raiding the YFZ Ranch, aka the Yearning for Zion Ranch, near El Dorado, Texas, where fundamentalist break-away minister of the Church of Latter Day Saints- Warren Jeffs- has been holed up with captive women and children.  Law enforcement takes away at least 183 women and children from the hellhole.  The search for Jeffs continues…
  60. 2009 Sunday: North Korea launches its controversial Kwangmyongsong-2 rocket.  It passed over the mainland of Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council.
  61. 2010 Monday: Sixty countries receive invitations to participate in Iran’s two-day nuclear disarmament conference in Tehran April 17 – 18; China says it will attend.  Elsewhere, an explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine near Charleston, West Virginia, killed 29 mineworkers. 
  62. 2011 Tuesday: The U.S. Democratic National Committee appoints Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz chairperson.
  63. 2012 Thursday:  As the Syrian Civil War continues to blossom, Syrian government forces take the fight to loads of terrorists in the suburbs of Damascus.  Fighting is fierce but the terrorists must be eliminated like the human garbage that they are.
  64. 2013 Friday: In Japan, optimism for economic revival sparked Bank of Japan’s stimulus plan, impacts Japan’s stock market index; following its release, the Nikkei 225 hits its highest level in nearly five years.
  65. 2014 Saturday: Despite major terrorist threats, the people at Afghanistan line up outside the polling places, the third such election since the United States and its NATO allies booted the Taliban out of power to elect their new president.
  66. 2015 Sunday: Regarding the looming Iranian nuclear deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues speaking out against it, declaring that ‘it will lead to wider nuclear proliferation.’   Meanwhile, after being discredited and severely chastised by public opinion, Rolling Stone magazine finds itself in the embarrassing position of having to retract a story about a ‘gang rape on campus’ at the University of Virginia.  Evidence proved that it was yet another bogus story occurring during the reign of President Barack Obama.
  67. 2016 Tuesday: After the passage of an anti-gay bill in North Carolina, PayPal announces the cancelation of a $3.6 million investment in the state.  Gee whiz.  Meanwhile, the city of San Francisco becomes the first U.S. city to mandate paid parental leave.   
  68. 2017 Wednesday: The North Koreans continue testing President Donald J. Trump by firing medium-range missiles into the sea.  In essence, Kim Jong Un is thumping his chest, saying, “Look at me, look at me.”  U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is dismissive of the fat little tyrant by saying, ‘we have already said our piece on North Korean, there’s nothing more to be said.’
  69. 2018 Thursday: As the U.S. and communist China continue slapping tariffs on one another, President Donald J. Trump informs U.S. Treasury and State Department officials to consider adding another $50 billion in tariffs onto additional Chinese goods.  The Chi-Coms are not happy.   Elsewhere, Twitter claims to have shut down more than 1.5 million accounts reportedly linked to terrorism since 2015 yet the ayatollah POS in Iran remains there to this day threatening death on his enemies across the globe.
  70. 2019 Friday: With a change of government in Ecuador, word has it that Julian Assange, who has been given asylum within the London Ecuadoran Embassy, will soon be booted out onto the street.  British and American authorities are salivating at this news like Pavlovian dogs.  Everyone wants him.
  71. 2020 Sunday: The Kung Flu, also known as COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, continues causing havoc around the globe as it infects and slays people who are in its path.  As of today, there are more than 1,260,104 confirmed cases globally what with 69,082 confirmed dead, all because of China’s failure to close their infamous wet markets.  In the United States, there are 331,234 confirmed U.S. cases of the Wuhan Flu what with 9,458 dead Americans.  The price Beijing is going to pay when this is over is going to be extremely harmful to their communist overlords and who knows?  China might throw off its cruel taskmasters and Nationalist China would reclaim the mainland.
  72. 2021 Monday: Stick around and uncover what’s going on today…sounds like the Dems are trying to reignite pandemic fears…

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

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

[iii] We first began promoting the music of Trapeze beginning on Monday, 15-October-2018 through Saturday, 27-October-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed band out and consider adding it to your collection.

[iv] When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.

[v] We began promoting the music of Canned Heat on Sunday, 05-June-2011 through Sunday, 17-July-2011.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

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

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

[viii] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade.

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

[x] We hope to present the music of KISS sometime in the late 2020s.

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

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

  1. 1081 Monday: Alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne.
  2. 1541 Friday: Ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-general of Jesuits.
  3. 1581 Saturday: Sir Francis Drake completes circumnavigating the globe.
  4. 1812 Saturday: The territory of Orleans became the 18th U.S. state received the name Louisiana.
  5. 1814 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates for the first time in favor of his son.
  6. 1818 Saturday: Congress decided that the flag of the United States would consist of 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars, with a new star added for every new state of the Union.
  7. 1820 Tuesday: In Charlestown, Massachusetts, future 35th U.S. Attorney General Charles Devens is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Rutherford, B. Hayes from March 12, 1877 to March 04,1881.
  8. 1841 Sunday: President William Henry Harrison succumbed to pneumonia one month after his inaugural, becoming the first U.S. chief executive to die in office.   He died in Washington, D.C., at age 68.  The nation’s 9th Vice President John Tyler stepped up and became the nation’s 10th president.  
  9. 1850 Thursday:  The city of Los Angeles underwent incorporation on this date.
  10. 1859 Monday: Bryant’s Minstrels at Mechanics’ Hall in New York performed “Dixie” publicly for the first time.
  11. 1861 Thursday: In Cincinnati, Ohio, the 21st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean died.  A Democratic-Republican, he was nominated by Andrew Jackson to succeed Robert Trimble. He served from 03-07-1829 to 04-04-1861.
  12. 1862 Friday: During the Civil War, the North launches the Peninsular Campaign with the design of capturing the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia.
  13. 1865 Tuesday: The army of Confederate General Robert E. Lee arrives at the Appomattox Courthouse in preparation for its surrender.
  14. 1887 Monday: In Argonia, Kansas, the citizens elect the first female mayor in the United States, Susanna Medora Salter.
  15. 1888 Wednesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 37th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin H. Brewster is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from December 16,1881 to March 04, 1885.
  16. 1896 Saturday: The announcement of the discovery of “GOLD” in the Yukon in the Alaskan Territory creates a gold rush.
  17. 1902 Friday: British financier Cecil Rhodes left $10 million in his will that would provide scholarships for Americans to Oxford University in England. 
  18. 1905 Tuesday: An earthquake hits Kangra, India, killing 370,000 people.
  19. 1910 Monday: In Portland, Oregon, the 32nd U.S. Attorney General John Henry Williams died at age 87.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from December 14, 1871 to April 25,1875.
  20. 1913 Friday: Famed black bluesman, Muddy Waters[i], was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, on this date.
  21. 1915 Sunday: During World War I, Czarist forces continue trying to fight through the Carpathian Mountains and some of them are able to capture some outlying towns.  Still, the Kaiser cannot permit his main ally- and the reason for having gone to the war in the first place because of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie- to be knocked out of the war as it would leave Imperial Germany open to invasion from the south.  On the Southeastern Front- Russian forces are driving into Armenia in the hopes of liberating their fellow Christians from a repressive Ottoman Empire (as well as to add additional territory to their domain).
  22. 1916 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate agrees by a vote of 82-6 to join the side of the Allies in World War I.  Meanwhile, on the Western Front, all eyes are fixed on Verdun.  The death toll is horrendous for both the German attackers and the French defenders.  The loss of life in this terrible battle would cause some French units to refuse to fight.  Elsewhere, on the Southeastern Front where the Russians are fighting a series of battles from the Carpathian Mountains to Armenia, the Czar makes a change in command- General Aleksei Brusilov in place of General Nicolay Iudovich Ivanov.  Soon, General Brusilov would design the so-called “Brusilov Offensive” that would almost knock the Central Powers to their knees.
  23. 1917 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate voted 90-6 to enter World War I on the Allied side.  This would drive the Germans to launch a major offensive all across the Western Front in the hopes of pulverizing both the British and French forces before any American help can arrive.   Still, the ravages of hunger and in some places, starvation, is threatening all sides as the farmlands every nation depended upon for food have become battlefields.  The German U-Boats are trying to starve Britain while British warships continue trying to keep the Central Powers unable to import any outside foodstuffs.  Civilians are becoming desperate everywhere.
  24. 1918 Thursday: The Germans are launching all-out assaults on the Western Front along the Somme and Avre Rivers, the goal once again to knock the Allies out before all is lost.  The Imperial German forces have been able to bring most of their troops from Eastern Europe for one last push although they have to make sure the Russians stick to the agreement they hammered out with Berlin in exchange for not having large portions of their western territories like the Ukraine kept as war booty.
  25. 1919 Friday: Allied troops continue fighting with White Russian forces to subdue the cancer of communism that is engulfing Russia, Eastern Europe, and even popping up in parts of eastern Germany where the authorities have their hands full.  The Germans are in dire straits, being blamed for the entire war when they were not the ones who started it; no, they came to the aid of their Austro-Hungarian allies and the rest is history as they say.
  26. 1932 Monday: After five years of research, Professor C.G. King of the University of Pittsburgh, isolated vitamin C.
  27. 1933 Tuesday: The Navy airship USS Akron crashed in severe weather off the New Jersey coastline with the loss of 73 lives.
  28. 1938 Monday: In Chicago, Illinois, Joe Louis knocks out Harry Thomas in 5 to retain the NBA heavyweight boxing title.  In doing so, Louis’ record improved to 35-1.
  29. 1940 Thursday: Acting on intelligence, French law enforcement scoops up almost 40 communists attempting to reform the outlawed communist party.  Most of them would get five years in prison while others would be let go.  Tensions are growing and with threat of a HOT WAR only weeks away, the French want to eliminate internal problems.
  30. 1941 Friday: The Afrika Korps conquers the Fascist Italian, North African port of Benghazi, Libya, driving the British into headlong retreat.  German and Italian motorized columns roll through the streets and jubilant civilians celebrate their arrival.   Elsewhere, as Germans move towards Yugoslavia, Adolf Hitler also approves a plan for the Nazis to aid their fumbling Italian allies and knock Greece out of the fight.
  31. 1942 Saturday: The Luftwaffe launches a major attack on the Soviet naval base at Kronstadt.  Although the German warplanes inflicted damage on 13 vessels, they were unable to sink any of the fleet.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: French General Charles de Gaulle forms a new government with communists among it, preparing to return to Paris when the Allies land on the Continent.  On the Eastern Front, the Germans are launching localized counterattacks with the Fourth Panzer Army which capture the western Ukrainian city of Kovel and throw back the Soviet defenders.
  33. 1945 Wednesday: The Red Army liberates Hungary from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, U.S. forces liberated the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany.  All roads lead to Berlin right now as the Allies continue forging ahead, wiping out resistance wherever they find it.
  34. 1948 Sunday: Future bassist of the Allman Brothers Band[ii], Berry Oakley was born in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, future drummer of the British rock band, Dire Straits[iii]—Pete Withers—was born on this date in Leicester, England.  
  35. 1949 Monday: Twelve nations, including the United States, signed the North Atlantic Treaty in Washington, D.C.
  36. 1952 Friday: In Belfast, Northern Ireland, future member of Thin Lizzy[iv]– Gary Moore- is born.  He would perform with the famed rock band on guitars/vocals from 1974 to 1977 and again from 1978-1979.  Elsewhere, the 61st U.S. Attorney General James P. McGranery assumed his office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from April 04, 1952 to January 20, 1953.
  37. 1954 Sunday: Fighting continues around Dien Bien Phu as heavy artillery bombardments continue to fall on French positions on the Huguettes and the Elianes.  The communists have been throwing one human wave after another against the French positions but they won’t submit to the Viet Minh thugs.  The fight drags on.[v]
  38. 1955 Monday: British government signs military treaty with Iraq.  They want the oil.
  39. 1958 Friday: At Aldermaston, England, the first march against nuclear weapons takes place.
  40. 1960 Monday: Senegal declares its independence from France.  After having sacrificed their troops in French Indochina and especially at Dien Bien Phu, it’s time to sever ties and stand on their own two feet- free of French hegemony. 
  41. 1967 Tuesday: The U.S. lost its 500th plane over Vietnam and there are still another six years or so ago.
  42. 1968 Thursday: As he stood on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, assassin, James Earl Ray, shot and killed civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., 39.  Ray later pleaded guilty to assassinating the Reverend King and then spent the rest of his life claiming that he was the victim of a “setup.”
  43. 1969 Friday: Dr. Denton Cooley receives the first temporary artificial heart.
  44. 1972 Tuesday: The first electric power plant operated entirely by garbage begins operation.
  45. 1973 Wednesday: The original World Trade Center twin towers opened in New York City on this date.  At the time of its opening, they were the tallest buildings in the world.
  46. 1974 Thursday: Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth’s record by hitting his 714th home run.
  47. 1975 Friday: Famed rock guitarist Steve Miller[vi] undergoes arrest for burning his girlfriend’s clothing.  Elsewhere, more than 130 people, most of them children, died when an Air Force transport plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans crash-landed shortly after takeoff from Saigon.  Finally, Bill Gates and Paul Allen form the partnership, Microsoft.
  48. 1981 Saturday: Henry Cisneros becomes the first Mexican American mayor of a large U.S. city, San Antonio, Texas.
  49. 1986 Friday: Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season.
  50. 1987 Saturday: The Dow Jones Industrial Index went up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 points on this date.
  51. 1988 Monday: The state government of Arizona voted Governor Evan Meacham out of office because a court convicted him of diverting state funds to his auto business as well as trying to impede an investigation into a death threat to a grand jury witness on this date.
  52. 1991 Thursday: Above an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania, a plane carrying Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others die when it collides with a helicopter.
  53. 2002 Thursday: The Angolan civil war- a conflict that began back in 1975 with independence- has finally ended or so the victors in the war-ravaged Southwest African nation and former Portuguese colony claim.
  54. 2003 Friday: As rumors spread about Saddam Hussein being dead from American airstrikes, he goes on state TV, references the recent shooting down of a U.S. Apache helicopter, and boasts to the world that he ‘is still alive and in charge.’
  55. 2004 Sunday: PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat boastfully dismisses Israeli threats to whack him.   U.S. and other world leaders blast Israel for saying they might do a horrible thing such as murdering a world-class terrorist who has more innocent blood on his hands than any other Islamist thug.
  56. 2005 Monday: Palestinians in the West Bank are going berserk today when word has it that Israel is going to begin dumping 10,000 tons of garbage in landfills in the area.  Of course, the Palestinians claim it’s going to foul their water supply and that it’s a breach of international treaties and the like.  We say, ‘shut up, when you stop treating your citizens like garbage, urging them to commit acts of jihad, maybe the Israelis won’t treat YOU like garbage.’  (Note- Moses Scharbug III is responsible for this opinion).  Elsewhere, insurgents in Iraq launch an attack on Abu Ghraib prison to free their jihadist brethren injuring American and Iraqi troops and jailers.  The guards are able to fight the scumbags off. 
  57. 2006 Tuesday: Tom Delay, R-TX, the former majority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives announces his resignation.  Meanwhile, labor protests continue in France what with millions taking to streets across the country demanding the First Employment Contract not be put into effect.
  58. 2007 Wednesday: As House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi continues her ‘listening trip’ across the Middle East, the Israelis are having none of it, especially since she visited Syrian mass murdered President Bashar al-Assad the previous day.  Prime Minister Ehud Olmert blasts “Mumbles” for the Syrian trip saying that it was a ‘major mistake.’  He also denies that the befuddled Democrat politician handed him a ‘peace proposal.’  If she did, she probably forgot it a day later.
  59. 2008 Friday: Law enforcement authorities launch a raid on Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints owned by YFZ Ranch in Texas nets 401 children and 133 women taken into state custody.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of State renews a contract with Blackwater Worldwide- a company that provides security via mercenaries- to continue protecting U.S. diplomats in the world’s troubled hotspots.
  60. 2009 Saturday: Costa Rica, Malaysia, and the Philippines find themselves in trouble today.  You ask why?  Well, the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development blacklists them for being tax havens where the wealthy can hide their money.  What is wrong with that:  We all want to be able to do that… elsewhere, in North Waziristan, Pakistan, a U.S. drone strike whacks 13 jihadists convening with one another.  Yikes.
  61. 2010 Sunday: In the mine rescue in Shanxi, China, rescuers pull out 114 miners after pulling out the other 39 or so the previous day.  These poor souls have been trapped down there for more than a week so God bless them for rescuing these poor workers.  Elsewhere, the war in Iraq continues to rage as Islamist thugs set off simultaneous car bombs outside the German, Iranian, and Egyptian embassies.  Many people on the street are killed or injured.
  62. 2011 Monday: Reports claim that China has successfully modified cows to produce ‘human milk’.  People- does this not scare the living f**k out of you?  What the hell is this communist hellhole doing?  Enough is enough.  Meanwhile, the Israelis have their hands full with the Arab Spring as the Palestinians are causing havoc along the border with Gaza and their country.  Israeli warplanes are crisscrossing Palestinian airspace letting them know that if they step out of line, they are going to light them up.
  63. 2012 Wednesday: The first deployment of U.S. Marines arrives in Australia’s city of Darwin in the Northern Territory.   Elsewhere- we hate to say this, some nations were better off under colonialism– a suicide bomber attacks the National Theater in the Somali capital of Mogadishu while a ceremony was underway killing at least 10 people and wounding God knows how many others.  Fascist Italy, please come back!
  64. 2013 Thursday: Pulitzer Prize –winning film reviewer Roger Ebert, 70, died in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, the Hubble Space Telescope observes the most distant supernova on record on this date.
  65. 2014 Friday:  The 16,480-foot Tungurahua volcano erupts twice; the volcano is located about 90 miles south of Quito in Ecuador.  Elsewhere, in a smart move, the South Korean military test fires some ballistic missiles that they hope with some improvements will be able to hit any target in the territory of their northern neighbor, North Korea.  Meanwhile, in West Africa, the rampaging Ebola epidemic has killed at least 90 people in Guinea and Liberia and now the first case has appeared in Mali.
  66. 2015 Saturday: Syrian and other Middle Eastern refugees continue to flood across the Mediterranean with the Italian navy rescuing 1,500 over the past 24 hours.  The only way to halt this insanity is for the Europeans to begin sinking the refugee vessels.  Meanwhile, the United States Army in the Obama era (it would have to be) is probing allegations that its members committed sexual assaults while deployed there between 2003-2007.  Ah, the Bush-Cheney years, that’s Barack Hussein Obama for you.
  67. 2016 Monday: Vietnam says, ‘enough is enough’ when it comes to Chi-Com intrusions into their fishing waters with their ‘fishing fleets’ which in reality, are military operations.  Vietnamese naval and marine assets board this ship and then take it under tow back to one of their ports.  Of course, Beijing starts making all manner of threats.  In the 78th NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship, Villanova defeats North Carolina by a final score of 77-74. 
  68. 2017 Tuesday: Syrian government forces launch a chemical weapons attack on Khan Shaykhun resulting in at least 80 civilian deaths and countless others injured.  President Barack Obama had warned Bashar al-Assad that ‘if he crossed the red line and used chemical weapons, there would be hell to pay.’  No hell to pay until Donald J. Trump became president.  Meanwhile, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Chinese retail giant Alibaba becomes the world’s largest retailer.  You go, China, you go. 
  69. 2018 Wednesday: Since the U.S. Congress won’t act to do something on the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald J. Trump grasps the bull by the balls and sends the U.S. National Guard to aid struggling Customs and Border Patrol officers attempting to deal with one wave after another of illegal alien invaders.  Of course, the 45th president suffers all manner of criticism for attempting to halt Democrats AND RINO Republicans’ beloved illegal aliens.  Democrats want voters and RINOs like cheap labor.  We say, “Militarize the southern border with minefields, antivehicle, antipersonnel, anti-boat obstacles, a massive wall, artillery positions, and even seed the Rio Grande with alligator pups.  When the latter grow up, they will patrol the river…
  70. 2019 Thursday: The Church of Latter-Day Saints- aka the Mormon Church- promises to roll back anti-LGBTQIA+ policies which include not baptizing the children of gay parents.  Bowed to pressure, did you?  What a shame.  Meanwhile, the governor of Guam- Lourdes “Lou” Leon Guerrero, Democrat, signs a bill permitting for the recreational use of marijuana.  Elsewhere, in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque massacres, both New Zealand and Australia pass laws prohibiting the posting of violent content online.  If such content is posted, it must be removed immediately or the service providers must face the consequences.
  71. 2020 Saturday: The Wuhan Virus- straight out of Wuhan, China- continues claiming lives around the world and ruining much of the global economy.  Although Beijing continues to claim that things are ‘looking really great in China,’ everyone knows this is little more than propaganda put forth by their state-run media.  Shame on them.  Current figures for today are more than one million confirmed cases what with more than 64,000 confirmed deaths worldwide.  In the United States, there are 312,076 confirmed U.S. cases and 8,496 confirmed deaths.  When this crisis ends, the world will hold the communist government of China accountable and as Chef Goldie McNamara has said, President Donald J. Trump should demand a return to the Two-China Policy, of recognizing the equality of Nationalist aka Free China as a separate entity from the People’s Republic of (Communist China).
  72. 2021 Sunday: HAPPY EASTER! 

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0424 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Monsoon Season.”  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 Michael Schenker Group released a 4-CD retrospective live album featuring four complete shows recorded in the early 1980s when he had just formed his solo band. “Walk the Stage- the Official Bootleg Box Set” came out on May 30, 2009.  Joining the legendary German guitarist are well-known and much beloved members of his solo band: vocalist Gary Barden, Chris Glen (bass), Andy Nye and Paul Raymond (keyboards), and Ted McKenna and Cozy Powell (drums).  Always a wild rocker, Schenker puts on one hell of a great show and these four shows encapsulated on four discs (plus a fifth- a DVD)- albeit five-star bootleg quality- are well worth whatever price eBay might be charging for it, which at the time of this writing was running around $157.00.  We hope you will seek this one out because the man and his band have been with us for a long, long time.  You will enjoy this album so please, seek it out wherever you shop for the best in rock music- you can thank us later.

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[i] [i]Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of classic rockers Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and numerous others.  We know you will enjoy the presentation so please; remain vigilant for the day we do.

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

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

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

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

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

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34. 1954 Saturday: During the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, heavy night assaults fall on Huguette 6 as the communists continue reducing the perimeter. Air supplies are having a difficult time locating the main camp as the weather is bad. At other points, the communists broadcast in German over loudspeakers telling their foes to come over and pick up French wounded for transport back to the main camp. When the stretcher-bearers arrive, instead of wounded, they find mutilated corpses.

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DAY SEVENTY-FOUR OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Seventh Day of Passover / Holy Saturday

U.S. Attorney General J. Howard McGrath; the Band featuring Richard Manuel, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Bob Burns, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Dee Murray, and solo artist, Richard Thompson:

  1. 1043 Monday: Edward the Confessor crowned king of England.
  2. 1513 Thursday: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed in Florida, having sighted the landmass the previous day.  He claimed it for Spain.
  3. 1657 Tuesday: English Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell refuses crown.
  4. 1721 Thursday: Robert Walpole becomes Britain’s first lord of the treasury, making him the prime minister, although the Brits did not use that term officially until much later.
  5. 1776 Wednesday: George Washington receives an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Harvard College.
  6. 1829 Friday: James Carrington patented the coffee mill on this date.
  7. 1860 Tuesday: The legendary Pony Express began service between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California; however, due to the advent of transcontinental telegraph, the service lasted for 18 months.
  8. 1865 Monday: Union forces occupied the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia.
  9. 1866 Tuesday: Rudolph Eckmeier and G. Osterheld patented a blocking and shaping machine for hats.
  10. 1868 Friday: A Hawaiian citizen surfs on highest wave ever; he rides a 50′ tidal wave.
  11. 1882 Monday: Robert Ford, a member of the James Gang, shot outlaw, Jesse James to death in St. Joseph, Missouri, to collect a $5,000 reward.  Over the years, a controversy arose as many claimed the outlaw did not die but was still alive.
  12. 1910 Sunday: Mountaineers conquer the highest mountain in North America, Alaska’s Mt. McKinley.
  13. 1915 Saturday: The Austro-Hungarians with German reinforcements begin driving the Russians back in the Carpathians.   The Russians had a unique plan that if they could penetrate through this harsh range of mountains, they might be able to knock the Hapsburgs out of the war.  Although not the strongest member of the Central Powers, the core Austrian, and Hungarian troops and not their Slavic allies were up to the task.
  14. 1916 Monday: During World War I, the horrendous battle of Verdun continues as the French mount counterattacks against recent German domains.  The city of Verdun is a fortress surrounded by a series of fortresses (sort of like Dien Bien Phu would be decades later though not as fortified) and the Germans believe if they can punch through they might be able to bring France to its knees, possibly knock her out of the war for good.
  15. 1917 Tuesday: Arriving in Petrograd on a closed train from Switzerland, Bolshevik revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin finally arrives home.  He will soon be up to no good.  Meanwhile, World War I continues on all fronts with heavy fighting on both Western and Eastern Fronts as well as in Africa as the Allies attempt to crush the German Colonial Army in East Africa.  No matter how many times the Brits, South Africans, and now the Portuguese think they have their quarry contained, the Germans are always able to break through the encirclement.
  16. 1918 Wednesday: German troops commence landing in Finland to help their new ally as the Russian Civil War rages between White and Red forces.  Other Allied units are considering landing in eastern and norther regions to help White forces crush the Bolsheviks.  It is becoming a horrible mess.  In Austria, government officials report having received peace feelers from France.
  17. 1919 Thursday: The victorious allies hammering out the post-World War I peace in Paris, France, had sent South African General Jan Smuts to Budapest where a new Soviet-style regime had seized power.  The idea was to negotiate a peace between east and west but it was failure, the communists had no intention of participating in anything.  All Western diplomatic missions begin pulling out and American wives of Hungarian citizens are to leave with the British.  Things are in an uproar in Eastern Europe thanks to the NEW Soviet Union.  
  18. 1922 Monday: In the USSR, Josef Stalin becomes general secretary of the Communist Party.  Lenin, suffering from poor health did not want to appoint his far more murderous comrade Stalin to this post but Stalin was ‘caretaker’ for the ailing revolutionary.  Soon, Stalin would begin consolidating his power.
  19. 1925 Friday: Great Britain returns to the Gold Standard.
  20. 1930 Thursday: The 2nd Annual Academy Awards takes place on this date and is broadcast on radio for the first time.  Best Picture goes to “The Broadway Melody;” Best Actor goes to Warner Baxter and Best Actress goes to Mary Pickford.  Congratulations!
  21. 1933 Monday: First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt informed newspaper reporters that the White House would serve beer.  This statement followed the March 22 legislation that legalized ‘3.2’ beer.
  22. 1936 Friday: In Trenton, New Jersey, Bruno Hauptmann went to the electric chair on this date for the kidnap-murder of the Lindbergh baby.
  23. 1940 Wednesday: Aware that Nazi Germany is planning a strike on Denmark and Norway, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill wants to preempt it by landing British troops in Norway even though the Norwegians are not asking for help.
  24. 1941 Thursday: Based on intelligence, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill warns Josef Stalin of the impending German invasion of the Soviet Union; however, Stalin does NOT act on it.  Meanwhile, Rasjid al-Gailani forms pro-German regime in Iraq.  Soon, they will be doing their utmost to drive the British occupiers out of their country- or so they think.  Elsewhere, British troops roll into the capital of Eritrea in hot pursuit of the Fascist Italians.
  25. 1942 Friday: The Japanese commenced their first all-out assault on U.S. and Filipino forces defending the Bataan Peninsula.  Elsewhere, the Imperial Japanese carry out a firebombing on Mandalay, the capital of Burma, killing thousands of Burmese and British nationals who haven’t yet fled for their lives.
  26. 1943 Saturday: Richard Manuel, future pianist, and vocalist with the Band[i] was born in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, on this date.  Meanwhile, a sad incident occurs in Wellington, New Zealand, when U.S. Marines got into a fight with New Zealand troops of Maori origin.  The Marines did not want them entering the servicemen’s club.
  27. 1944 Monday: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s obsession with the German battleship Tirpitz in a Norwegian fjord when yet another RAF strike on the vessel fails to do any damage. 
  28. 1945 Tuesday: During World War II, the Nazis begin evacuating the Buchenwald Concentration Camp ahead of the onrushing Allied troops.  Elsewhere on the Western Front, the Battle of the Ruhr Pocket- Nazi Germany’s last remaining industrial center- is underway. 
  29. 1946 Wednesday: Lt. General Masaharu Homma, the Japanese commander responsible for the Bataan Death March, went to the executioner outside Manila, Philippines.  Meanwhile, Dee Murray, bassist with the Spencer Davis Group[ii] in 1969 and then with Elton John[iii] until his death in 1992 was born in Gillingham, Kent, Great Britain, on this date.
  30. 1948 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman signed the Marshall Plan, designed to help European allies rebuild after World War II as well as to resist communism, which was attempting to sweep across Europe at the time.
  31. 1949 Sunday: Future rock guitarist with Fairport Convention[iv] as well as a solo performer for decades—Richard Thompson[v]—is born on this date in Notting Hill Gate, London, England.
  32. 1952 Tuesday: The 60th U.S. Attorney General J. Howard McGrath left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from 08-23-1949 to 04-03-1952.
  33. 1953 Friday: “TV Guide” underwent first publication on today’s date.
  34. 1954 Saturday: During the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, heavy night assaults fall on Huguette 6 as the communists continue reducing the perimeter.  Air supplies are having a difficult time locating the main camp as the weather is bad.  At other points, the communists broadcast in German over loudspeakers telling their foes to come over and pick up French wounded for transport back to the main camp.  When the stretcher-bearers arrive, instead of wounded, they find mutilated corpses.  Evil.[vi]
  35. 1964 Friday: The U.S. and Panama agree to resume diplomatic relations.
  36. 1968 Wednesday: The day prior to his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his famous “mountaintop” speech to a rally of striking sanitation workers.  Meanwhile, North Vietnam agreed to meet with U.S. representatives to set up preliminary peace talks.
  37. 1973 Tuesday: The first handheld portable telephone was demonstrated on a New York City street as Motorola executive Martin Cooper contacted Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs using a device that according to an AP story, looked like a “small, domesticated version of military walkie-talkies” and weighed less than 3 pounds.
  38. 1974 Wednesday: Deadly tornadoes struck wide parts of the South and Midwest before jumping across the border into Canada; more than 300 fatalities resulted.  Meanwhile, in Paris, gold hits a record $197 an ounce.
  39. 1977 Sunday: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and President Jimmy Carter met for the first time on this date.
  40. 1979 Tuesday: Jane Byrne became the first female mayor of Chicago on this date.
  41. 1982 Saturday: Britain dispatched a naval task force to the south Atlantic to reclaim the disputed Falkland Islands from Argentina.
  42. 1986 Thursday: U.S. national debt hits $2,000,000,000,000.
  43. 1987 Friday: During the Pope’s visit to Santiago, Chile, riots broke out and disrupted the Pontiff’s Mass.
  44. 1996 Wednesday: An Air Force jetliner carrying Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and American businesspersons crashed in Croatia, killing all 35 people aboard.  Elsewhere, the authorities arrested suspected Unabomber Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski on this date.  The scumbag later pled guilty in January 1998 to five Unabomber attacks in exchange for a life sentence without the chance for parole.
  45. 1997 Thursday: About 2,000 youngsters in California and Georgia lined up for shots to protect them against hepatitis from a contaminated shipment of frozen strawberries.
  46. 2000 Monday: A U.S. federal judge ruled that Microsoft had violated U.S. antitrust laws by keeping “an oppressive thumb” on its competitors.
  47. 2002 Wednesday: Israeli tanks rolled into the West Bank’s largest city, Nablus, and other troops laid siege to a refugee camp in Jenin, battling Palestinians who barricaded entrances and fought back with bombs and guns.  Soldiers also encircled hundreds of Palestinian gunmen holed up in the Bethlehem church marking Jesus’ birthplace.
  48. 2003 Thursday: Even though Baghdad Bob swears it cannot be so, Arab news sites are reporting U.S. and Coalition troops have captured Saddam International Airport.
  49. 2004 Saturday: Jordanian border guards near Syria capture several would-be jihadists when they stop their vehicle and find it full of explosives, blasting caps, timers, and other bomb-making devices.  Behead them.
  50. 2005 Sunday: In Stuttgart, Germany, attendees at Tamil religious services got more than they bargained for when a man wielding a sword stormed in, killed one woman on the spot and wounded several others while the rest fled.  Police are searching for the lunatic as we speak.
  51. 2006 Monday: As the opening phase of the trial of the 20th 9-11 hijacker Zacarias Moussaoui begins, they decide that the POS terrorist who overslept and missed his flight is eligible for the death penalty.
  52. 2007 Tuesday: Despite protests from the Bush-Cheney administration, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi continues committing Logan Act violations as she hopscotches across the Middle East with a visit to Syrian thug dictator Bashar al-Assad.  Oh, the Democrats always scream and cry if a Republican were to commit a criminal act such as this but for “Mumbles,” it’s par for the course.
  53. 2008 Thursday: In Bucharest, Romania, NATO member nations meet and invite Albania and Croatia to become members.   Elsewhere, Turkish and Greek Cypriots open a crossing between the divided island nation at a shopping center in the capital of Nicosia.  They are reaching out to one another in a spirit of peace.
  54. 2009 Friday: The economy continues to crash and burn in the United States as another 663,000 jobs fall by the wayside thanks to the Dems having engineered the housing crisis so as to get a Democrat elected in 2008.  Unemployment rate goes up to 8.5-percent which is not good nor will it improve by much over the subsequent seven-plus years.
  55. 2010 Saturday: Rescuers in Shanxi, China, enter a flooded mine to rescue 153 miners who had been trapped inside it for more than a week.  Elsewhere, the first Apple iPad hit the market.   Elsewhere, three German soldiers are killed fighting the Taliban in northern Afghanistan while another five are wounded.  Meanwhile, north of Kabul, German troops kill several Afghan soldiers in a friendly fire incident.
  56. 2011 Sunday: The Arab Spring continues spreading throughout the Near and Middle East as first one nation and then another erupts with anti-government violence.  The Syrian government authorizes a major crackdown on protests.
  57. 2012 Tuesday: Three big primaries today in the race for the White House: Maryland, Wisconsin, and Washington, D.C.  President Obama officially wins the nomination for a second term while political observers expect former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to win the GOP contests.
  58. 2013 Wednesday: The U.S. TV network NBC announces Jay Leno, host of ‘The Tonight Show’ will leave in the spring of 2014, and that comedian Jimmy Fallon will replace him.
  59. 2014 Thursday: David Letterman announces that he is going to retire as host of “The Late Show” in 2015.  Elsewhere, assassins carry out an attempt on the life of former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf as he is motoring along in Islamabad.  No one is reported injured.  Must be the Taliban.
  60. 2015 Friday: According to Brainy History, France outlawed the hiring of models who fail to meet new Body Mass Index (BMI) minimums for a certain period before and during a modeling job; the law aims to prevent promotion of anorexia among models and people who emulate them.  Elsewhere, Bob Burns—drummer with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[vii] 1964-1974—died in an automobile accident down in Cartersville, Georgia; he was 64-years-old.  Finally, anti-gun activist Sarah Brady dies at age 73.
  61. 2016 Sunday: The world’s biggest data breach occurs on this date with the release of the “Panama Papers,” 11.5 million extremely sensitive financial documents from offshore legal firm Mossak Fonseca detailing all manner of crimes by the world’s wealthy elites, including fraud, kleptocracy, tax evasion, the violation of international sanctions and loads and loads of other financial crimes.  Will anyone be held accountable?  Probably not.
  62. 2017 Monday: Terrorists plant a bomb on the St. Petersburg Metro train that kills 11 and wounds numerous others; the authorities are able to defuse a second bomb before it can go off.  Elsewhere, Somali pirates hijack another Indian-flagged vessel.  What the hell is wrong with India?  Put security on your ships.  Meanwhile in the 79th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game, North Carolina defeats Gonzaga by a final score of 71-65.  Congratulations!
  63. 2018 Tuesday: Burger King founder Joel Edgerton dies following surgical complications at age 90.  Elsewhere, in Yemen, Saudi naval assets patrolling the waters off the Yemeni coast come to the rescue of a Saudi-flagged tanker under attack by Iranian-backed, Houthi-manned gunboats.  They light them up and the tanker manages to continue its course.  Meanwhile, the World Wide Fund for Nature berates Germany for its rivers being among the worst in Western Europe.  What’s up, are the Germans dumping manufacturing waste into their rivers?  Shame on them.
  64. 2019 Wednesday: Lesbian Lori Lightfoot wins election as Chicago’s first openly gay mayor.   Meanwhile, the sultanate of Brunei enacts new Sharia laws that demand death by stoning for homosexual sex as well as for adultery.  Civilized nations around the world condemn the new law.  It is what it is, folks.  Elsewhere, the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives votes to end support for the Saudi Arabian-led military intervention in the Yemeni civil war and Houthi rebel uprising. 
  65. 2020 Friday: Acting U.S. Secretary for the Navy Thomas Modly fires the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt due to his lack of military discipline as well as situational awareness around the issue of security.  Captain Brett Crozier- playing politics to the max- announces that 100-plus members of his crew have shown positive for China’s COVID-19 lab-engineered virus.  He ordered the ship- after spending a week’s time in Vietnam- to put into port in Guam where approximately 3,000 members of the 5,000-person crew will go into isolation.  Captain Crozier, instead of discreetly alerting top Navy brass about the problem, put the information into a memo, one he copied to 20-to-30 people, one of whom handed it over to the news media in the captain’s hometown of San Francisco[viii].  The information alerted the nation’s enemies that the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt was NOT battle-ready.  WTF?  Meanwhile, COVID-19 statistics at the beginning of the day for the planet come in at 1,026,974 confirmed cases with 53,975 confirmed deaths.  In the United States, the numbers stand at 245,573 confirmed cases what with 6,058 confirmed deaths.   As for the DOW Jones Industrial Average, it was down early in the day by 415.82 points sitting at 21,000.50 points at 8:00 A.M. PDT.  Late in the day, President Trump fired Michael Atkinson, the intelligence community ‘watchdog,’ most likely over all the FISA abuses that occurred in the plot to remove the 45th president for being a ‘Russian agent,’ since proven to be nothing more than an attempted coup.  Good riddance, you POS.
  66. 2021 Saturday: Stick around….

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0423 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Setting Sun and Day is Done.”  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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Age can never keep a good band down and UFO came roaring back three years after “The Monkey Puzzle” with “The Visitor,” which came out on June 02, 2009.  Joining vocalist Phill Mogg are longtime UFO veterans Andy Parker (drums), Paul Raymond (keyboards, vocals, and perhaps one of the hardest working musicians in all of rock), Vinnie Moore (guitars), and Peter Pichl (bass).  Folks, all we can say is that many bands don’t age well but these guys- Christ, they have been around far longer than lots of other bands.  Other than the Rolling Stones who have the all-time record for longevity (must be because they sold their souls for rock-and-roll), UFO has been around far longer than Led Zeppelin, the Kinks, the Who, the Faces, and many, many others so what the heck are you waiting for?  Seek this one out and make it a part of your listening day.

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[i] Not sure when we will present the music of this famed Canadian American rock band but when we do, you will be the first to know.  The Band ranks among the all-time greatest rock bands of the 1960s and 1970s.  You won’t want to miss them.

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

[iii] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point within the next five years.  Please stay tuned for the day when we do.

[iv] Not clear as to when we present the music of the Fairport Convention and of Richard Thompson, their famed guitarist but we sure as heck hope we do within the next decade.

[v] See previous.

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

[vii] 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.

[viii] Coincidentally the congressional district represented by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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