136. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 16, 2021

Z. 1943 Sunday: The nearly month-long Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ended as German forces crushed the Jewish resistance and blew up the Great Synagogue. An estimated 7,000 Jews died during the uprising while the Nazis summarily executed about 7,000 others. The Nazis deported the remaining Jews, more than 40,000 of them to concentration camps scattered across Poland.

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136. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 16, 2021:

Vice President Levi P. Morton; U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward; Black Sabbath featuring Ronnie James Dio, King Crimson featuring Robert Fripp, Nazareth featuring Darrell Sweet, Nirvana featuring Krist Novoselic, Robin Trower featuring James Dewar, Savoy Brown featuring Roger Earl, and the Who:

  1. 1770 Wednesday:  Marie Antoinette, age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was only 15 years old.
  2. 1771 Thursday: The Battle of Alamance, a pre-American Revolutionary War battle between local militia and a group of rebels called the Regulators, took place on this date in Alamance County, North Carolina.
  3. 1792 Wednesday: Denmark abolishes the slave trade.
  4. 1801 Saturday: In Florida, N.Y., future 24th U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward is born.  He would serve under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from 03-06-1861 to 03-04-1869.  During this time, he bought Alaska from the Russians, something many saw as foolhardy and a waste of taxpayers’ money.  In fact, so many derided the purchase, they called it “Seward’s Folly;” that is, until massive gold deposits were discovered there.  In 2019, the 45th president of the United States sought to buy Greenland from Denmark and everyone laughed at him, including the Europeans.  Imagine how important Alaska is to the United States geopolitically and the same could be true of Greenland.  We shall see.
  5. 1817 Friday: Regular steamboat service up-and-down the Mississippi River begins on this date.
  6. 1824 Sunday: The future 22nd Republican vice president of the United States—Levi P. Morton—is born in Shoreham, Vermont, on this date.  He served under President Benjamin Harrison from 1889-1893.
  7. 1860 Wednesday: At Chicago, the Republican Party selects Abraham Lincoln as its candidate for the presidency of the United States.
  8. 1861 Thursday: The Confederate government offers war volunteers a $10 premium to join the ranks.
  9. 1863 Saturday: During the Vicksburg Campaign, the bloodiest fighting occurs at Champion’s Hill in Mississippi.
  10. 1866 Wednesday: Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer on this date.  Elsewhere, Congress authorized the first 5-cent piece to undergo minting.
  11. 1868 Saturday: The U.S. Senate failed by one vote to convict President Andrew Johnson as it took its first ballot on the 11 articles of impeachment against him.  Thirty-five out of 54 senators voted to find Johnson guilty of “high crimes and misdemeanors” over his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, falling one vote short of the two-thirds majority required to convict; 10 days later, the trial ended after two other articles of impeachment went down in flames, too.  The problem was Johnson wanted to follow the wishes of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln who wanted to treat the South with leniency while Lincoln’s holdover Cabinet members wanted to crush them.
  12. 1869 Sunday: The Cincinnati Reds play their first baseball game and win 41-7.
  13. 1879 Friday: The Treaty of Gandamak between Russia and Great Britain set up the Afghan state as a buffer nation between the two major powers.
  14. 1881 Monday: Near Berlin, the world’s first electric tram goes into service in Licterfelder, Germany.
  15. 1888 Wednesday: Emile Berliner demonstrated the first recording on a flat disc on this date.  Elsewhere, Texas dedicated its capitol on this date in the city of Austin.
  16. 1910 Monday: The U.S. Congress authorized the U.S. Bureau of Mines on this date.
  17. 1911 Tuesday: The remains of a Neanderthal man are uncovered on the island of Jersey in Britain’s Channel Islands.
  18. 1914 Saturday: The American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City.
  19. 1918 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passes the Sedition Act of 1918, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.
  20. 1920 Sunday: Pope Benedict XV- the 258th Roman Catholic Church pontiff- canonized Joan of Arc.  Meanwhile, former Republican Vice President Levi Morton died in Rhinebeck, NY, on his birthday at age 96.
  21. 1927 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that bootleggers must pay income taxes on their ill-gotten gains.
  22. 1929 Thursday: The motion picture industry presented the first Academy Awards on this date.  The movie, “Wings,” won best production while Emil Jannings and Janet Gaynor won best actor and best actress respectively.
  23. 1939 Tuesday: The government began its first food stamp program in Rochester, New York; under future President Barack Obama, it is at the highest levels ever before seen.  Elsewhere, the Philadelphia Athletics and the Cleveland Indians met at Shibe Park in Philly for the first baseball game played under lights in the American League.  
  24. 1940 Thursday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris as the Nazi juggernaut rolls across France.  For the Germans, the conquest of France is going better than expected.  French troops are in full retreat while the British are struggling to reach the Channel Coast.  General Heinz Guderian’s XIX Panzer Corps is breaking away from the rest of the steam-rolling army to try to beat the Brits to the coast so as to complete the trap and bag tens of thousands of prisoners.  
  25. 1941 Friday: Over Birmingham, England, the Luftwaffe flies its last great air raid; after this, most units would begin moving eastward for the assault on Russia in early summer.  Meanwhile, the Italian army in Ethiopia under Count Aosta surrenders to the British.
  26. 1943 Sunday: The nearly month-long Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ended as German forces crushed the Jewish resistance and blew up the Great Synagogue.  An estimated 7,000 Jews died during the uprising while the Nazis summarily executed about 7,000 others.  The Nazis deported the remaining Jews, more than 40,000 of them to concentration camps scattered across Poland. 
  27. 1944 Tuesday: The first load of 180,000 Jews arrives at Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
  28. 1946 Thursday: Roger Earl, future original drummer of both Savoy Brown[i] and Foghat[ii] was born in London, England, on this date as was Robert Fripp—future multi-instrumentalist and ongoing original member of the British Prog-Rock band, King Crimson[iii].  Mr. Fripp was born in Wimborne Minster, England.  Elsewhere, Jack Mullin presented the first magnetic tape recorder to the world on this date.
  29. 1947 Friday: In Bournemouth, England, future drummer/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Nazareth- Darrell Sweet- is born.  He would perform with the band from 1968 until his untimely death while on the road in 1999.[iv]  
  30. 1948 Sunday: Israel issues its first postage stamps.
  31. 1960 Monday: Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.  Elsewhere, the Big Four summit in Paris collapsed due to the American U-2 spy plane incident.   
  32. 1961 Tuesday: Park Chung-hee seized power in South Korea in a military coup.
  33. 1963 Thursday: Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in the space capsule Faith 7 to end Project Mercury.
  34. 1965 Sunday: Future bassist with the Grunge Rock band, Nirvana[v]—Krist Novoselic—is born in Compton, California, on this date.  Elsewhere, he Campbell Soup Company introduces SpaghettiOs under its Franco-American brand.
  35. 1966 Monday: China launched the Cultural Revolution, a radical as well as deadly reform movement aimed at purging the country of “counter-revolutionaries.”   This was a euphemism for slaughtering millions of older Chinese civilians who remembered the days before the communist revolution took over the country.
  36. 1969 Friday: Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey of the Who[vi] undergo arrest on assault charges.
  37. 1975 Friday: Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest.  Meanwhile, Muhammad Ali scores a technical knockout over Ron Lyle in the 11th round of their heavyweight title fight.  Lyle’s pro record went to 30-3-1 while Ali’s record went to 47-2 and he retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine’s heavyweight champion of the world boxing titles.  Ali’s next fight would be against Joe Bugner in June.  Lyle’s next fight would be against the legendary Earnie Shavers in September.
  38. 1977 Monday: In their heavyweight title fight, Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelista in 15 rounds in a unanimous decision.  Ali’s record went to 54-2 and retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine’s heavyweight champion of the world boxing titles while the Spanish-Uruguayan fighter’s professional record went to 14-2-1.
  39. 1980 Friday: In the 34th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 2.
  40. 1982 Sunday: In the Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Islanders sweep the Vancouver Canucks in 4 games.
  41. 1983 Monday: The Lebanese Parliament signs a peace accord with Israel.
  42. 1984 Wednesday: Comedian Andy Kaufmann died in Los Angeles, California, at age 35.
  43. 1988 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police officers may search a person’s trash without a warrant.  Elsewhere, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop released a report declaring nicotine was addictive in ways similar to heroin and cocaine.   
  44. 1989 Tuesday: Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping ended a 30-year rift when they formally met in Beijing.
  45. 1991 Thursday: Queen Elizabeth is the first British monarch to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress.
  46. 2001 Wednesday: At the Cannes Film Festival, “Mulholland Drive,” a film directed by David Lynch, has its premiere.
  47. 2002 Thursday: In Glasgow, Scotland, James Dewar, the bassist/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Stone the Crows[vii], and the legendary voice and bass of the original Robin Trower[viii] group died on this date from complications of a rare disease, which caused him to suffer repeated small strokes.
  48. 2010 Sunday: In Houston, Texas, Ronnie James Dio—vocalist who took the place of Ozzie Osborne in Black Sabbath[ix]—lost his battle with stomach cancer on this date; he was 67 years-old.
  49. 2011 Monday: The European Union approves a $110.8 billion (78 billion euro) bailout package for Portugal.  Elsewhere, after 59 years of successful operation, the Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas shutters its doors for good.
  50. 2012 Wednesday: In Beijing, construction crews complete construction of China Central Television Headquarters, ten years after the project began.
  51. 2013 Thursday: Pope Francis calls for worldwide ‘financial reform along ethical lines’, which would curb the ‘tyranny’ of ‘markets and financial speculation’.  Elsewhere, for the first time since 2007, Bill Gates regains the title of the world’s wealthiest man by amassing a personal fortune of $72.7 billion.
  52. 2014 Friday: California burning- near San Diego, California, authorities inform the public that at least 20,000 acres have gone up in smoke within the county.   This is the toll of 11 wildfires.  This crap goes on year after year because Democrats will NOT permit proper forest management, won’t build new dams to collect fresh water instead of allowing it to flow out to sea, and putting so many restrictions atop PG&E and other power companies to fight global warming by pursuing renewable energy goals that are unrealistic.  The state requires good governance and it’s not from the Democrats.
  53. 2015 Saturday: Mohammad Morsi, the first democratically elected leader of Egypt and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, receives a sentence of death for his role in a prison outbreak in 2011 that led to many deaths.  
  54. 2016 Monday: Pfizer announces plans to buy biopharmaceutical company Anacor Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion.  Meanwhile, Colombian law enforcement authorities make the largest drug bust in the history of their country: 18,000 pounds of high-grade cocaine.
  55. 2017 Tuesday: As the ongoing effort to destroy President Donald J. Trump continues, Newsweek reports that UNNAMED intelligence officials warned Israel NOT to share sensitive information with the president because he MIGHT pass it on to the Russians.  (Note- this is a load of crap).
  56. 2018 Wednesday: As talks on a summit between North Korea and the United States continues, Pyongyang says that it ‘might cancel the talks if the U.S. continues demanding unilateral disarmament of its nuclear weapons.  They know what happened to Libya that gave up its WMDs and things did not end well for the regime of Moammar Gaddafi.   Likewise, talks that were supposed to occur between North and South Korea are canceled as a protest of U.S. demands.
  57. 2019 Thursday: According to the Global Drug Survey, English-speaking peoples are more likely to get drunk throughout the year than do, non-English speakers, with the British getting drunk the most, an average of 51 times per year.  Folks, this is bogus information as Russians drink more than anyone and communist nations’ citizens (or authoritarian ones) drinking more than anyone anywhere else.   Elsewhere, the Trump administration finally does something that should have happened long ago and that is to cancel $929 million federal grant funding the disastrous California High-Speed Rail project, a project that seems to enrich Democratic politicians and their Chi-Com overseers.  (Note- we await Elon Musk’s Hyperloop which will make the train what it is- an expensive boondoggle).
  58. 2020 Saturday: Thanks to communist China, the Wuhan Virus Crisis continues as the disease continues causing problems around the world.  However, information coming from independent sources within the totalitarian state report as many as 750,000 cases of the coronavirus with possible number of deaths ranging from 150,000-to-250,000.  Since the authoritarian state won’t tell the world the truth, we must rely on these brave sources willing to put their lives and those of their families at risk to get the truth out to the rest of the world.  Here are the global statistics for today: 4,626,632 confirmed cases what with 311,363 confirmed deaths but 1,679,428 confirmed recoveries which is amazing, the number of recoveries compared to deaths.  In the United States, we have 1,497,244 confirmed cases, 89,420 confirmed deaths, but 272,525 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where we have chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, state by state, beginning first with the Golden State: 76,793 confirmed cases, 3,204 confirmed deaths, but of course, 0 confirmed recoveries- California, give us the information!  You are no better than flipping communist China!  For Hawaii, we have 638 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 564 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige.  For the once great state of Washington, now beset by a socialist state government, here are the stats: 18,288 confirmed cases, 999 confirmed deaths, but like that fellator Gov. Gavin Newsom in California, NO number of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Inslee won’t share the stats.  Vote these scumbags out of office as soon as possible.  
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Badfinger released a live album, “BBC in Concert 1972-1973” on January 11, 1995.  The album 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) and one gets their money’s worth with the exception of one small thing: ALMOST NONE of the BIG HITS are here which is peculiar, one would think that the HITS would be featured prominently throughout the recording but alas they are not.  We hope you will investigate this album to your own liking as we love it and suspect that you will, too.  Why the hits- with the exception of “Come and Get It”- aren’t here is beyond us; thankfully, however, they did throw us a bone with that tune.  Ah, well, seek it out now and consider adding it to your collection- you will be glad you did.  

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

[iii] We promoted the music of King Crimson, one of the greatest prog-rock bands of all time beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out as the remain active to this day.

[iv] We hope to do the music of Nazareth within the next 4-5 years.  Stay tuned.

[v] 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.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

[vii] When we promoted the music of Procol Harum and Robin Trower, we should have presented Stone the Crows.  We apologize for this oversight.

[viii] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.

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

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U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel Dexter; U.S. Secretary of War James McHenry; U.S. Senator Tom Cotton; “Let it Be” by the Beatles, Fleetwood Mac featuring Danny Kirwan, Ian Gillan Band featuring Colin Towns, the J. Geil’s Band featuring Magic Dick, Mott the Hoople featuring Peter Overend Watts, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” and “Paint It Black” by the Rolling Stones, Roxy Music featuring Paul Thompson, and Stevie Wonder:

  1. 535 Friday:  St. Agapetus I begins his reign as the 57th Roman Catholic pope.  He would serve from today until April 22, 536.
  2. 1110 Friday: The Crusaders march into Beirut and start a bloodbath as they kill not only prisoners but civilians as well.
  3. 1568 Monday: At the Battle of Langside, the English defeat the army of Mary Queen of Scots.
  4. 1588 Friday: King Henry III flees Paris before howling mobs.
  5. 1607 Sunday: An expedition led by Captain Christopher Newport arrived at Jamestown, Va.  The passengers went ashore the following day and this site became the first permanent settlement composed of English colonists.
  6. 1800 Tuesday: The 3rd U.S. Secretary of War James McHenry left office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under Presidents George Washington, and John Adams from January 27, 1796 until today.
  7. 1801 Wednesday: The 3rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel Dexter left office on this date.  A Federalist, Dexter served under President John Adams from January 01, 1801 until today.
  8. 1821 Sunday: Samuel Rust patented the first practical printing press in the United States on this date.
  9. 1830 Thursday: The people proclaim the Republic of Ecuador on this date with Juan Jose Flores as its first president.
  10. 1846 Wednesday: The United States declared that a state of war already existed with Mexico on this date.
  11. 1854 Saturday: Malcolm Hall in Syracuse, N.J. held the first big American billiards match.
  12. 1861 Monday: Britain declared its neutrality in the American Civil War on this date; however, the monarchy favored the South.
  13. 1864 Saturday: As Union troops under the command of General William T. Sherman fought towards the city of Atlanta, the Battle of Resaca began on this date.
  14. 1865: The last land engagement of the Civil War—the Battle of Palmito Ranch in the far south of Texas—took place on this date, more than a month after General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army at Appomattox, Va.
  15. 1873 Tuesday: Ludwig M. Wolf patented the sewing machine lamp holder on this date.
  16. 1880 Thursday: Thomas Edison tested his experimental electric railway in Menlo Park, N.J., on this date.
  17. 1888 Sunday: Brazil abolished slavery on this date.
  18. 1897 Thursday: Guglielmo Marconi sent the world’s first wireless communication over open sea on this date.
  19. 1911 Saturday: The New York giants set a major league record when 10 runners crossed home plate before the first out of the game against St. Louis.  
  20. 1912 Monday: The Royal Flying Corps forms in Great Britain.
  21. 1913 Tuesday: Igor Sikorsky flew the first four engine aircraft on this date.
  22. 1917 Sunday: Near Fatima, Portugal, three peasant children reported seeing a vision of the Virgin Mary.
  23. 1918 Monday: The United States Post Office issued the first airmail postage stamps with airplanes on them and did so in the denominations of 6, 16, and 24 cents.  The featured airplane was a Curtiss JN-4 biplane but on some of the stamps, the “Jenny” was upside-down which made the stamps collector’s items.
  24. 1934 Sunday: The Great Dustbowl storm sweeps across the Midwest of the United States.
  25. 1937 Thursday: In Prague, Czechoslovakia, the future 64th U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is born.  She would serve under President Bill Clinton from 01-23-1997 to 01-20-2001.
  26. 1940 Monday: In the dark early days of World War II, new British Prime Minister Winston Churchill tells the nation, “I have nothing to offer, but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.”   Across the English Channel, all hell is breaking loose as the Blitzkrieg blows through one French position after another.  German warplanes rule the skies and fleeing civilians clog the roads the French, Belgian, and British troops need to rush reinforcements to a rapidly collapsing front.  The Allies already are in a state of shock.
  27. 1941 Tuesday: Axis troops are now rolling towards the Soviet Union in preparation for Operation Barbarossa, the largest land invasion in the history of warfare.  Armored units, air and artillery, there will be more than a million men crashing across the frontier sometime in June.  Meanwhile, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini is in Berlin, seeking help for the Final Solution back in his homeland.  He goes on the radio sending out the call for a Holy War against the British and the Jews.
  28. 1942 Wednesday: A planned offensive in the Crimea is not going well for the Soviets.  They had hopes of emplacing pockets of troops behind German and Rumanian lines but the two allies are having none of it.  They launch fierce counterattacks against the Soviet incursions, pushing them into a retreat for which they had not planned.  Still, they will be able to evacuate loads of their troops to fight another day.
  29. 1943 Thursday: The war in North Africa comes to an end as remaining German and Italian units surrender to the Allies.  Panzer Army Afrika has fired its last round, endured its last hardship, and is out of the fight.  The war will continue another two years in Europe and longer in the China-Burma-India Theater.
  30. 1944 Saturday: The Red Army continues cleaning up Axis resistance in the Ukraine and in the northern portion of the country.  Still, the Germans fight on, resisting all the way.
  31. 1945 Sunday: In Europe, German troops and civilians continue fleeing to the West so as to evade capture by the Red Army. In Asia, the Japanese are retreating on all fronts.
  32. 1946 Monday: The United States convicts 58 former Mauthausen Concentration Camps guards and sentences them to death.  Meanwhile, Richard Salwitz—aka “Magic Dick”—future harmonist and vocalist with the famed J. Geil’s Band[i] was born in the United States.
  33. 1947 Tuesday: Peter Overend Watts, future bassist for the English bands, Mott the Hoople[ii], Mott, and the British Lions was born on this date.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate approves the Taft-Hartley Act, which limits the power of labor unions…a remarkable thing to be sure!
  34. 1948 Thursday: Future keyboardist with the Ian Gillan Band[iii], Colin Towns, is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  35. 1949 Friday: The first gas turbine to pump natural gas underwent installation on this date in Wilmar, Ark.
  36. 1950 Saturday: Diner’s Club issues its first credit cards.  Elsewhere in England, Danny Kirwan, future guitarist with the band Fleetwood Mac[iv], was born in the United Kingdom.  What’s more, in Saginaw, Michigan, future music mega-star, Stevie Wonder, is born.
  37. 1951 Sunday: Paul Thompson, future drummer with the British rock band, Roxy Music[v], was born in Great Britain on this date. 
  38. 1954 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Act.
  39. 1958 Tuesday: Vice President Richard M. Nixon and his wife, Pat, were spat upon and their limousine battered by rocks thrown by violent anti-U.S. demonstrators in Caracas, Venezuela.  Elsewhere, French troops took control of Algiers during the Algerian War.
  40. 1963 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Brady v. Maryland, upheld 7-2, a lower court decision overturning the death sentence—but not the conviction!—of John L. Brady for murder.  The reason for this was that the prosecution had withheld from the defense a statement by a separately tried accomplice, Charles D. Boblit that he had carried out the 1958 killing of William Brooks during a robbery.  Brady spent years in prison in legal limbo, declining his right to another sentencing hearing; eventually, he the authorities gave him parole.  Boblit, 79, remains imprisoned in Maryland.
  41. 1965 Thursday: The Rolling Stones[vi] record “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”
  42. 1966 Friday: The Rolling Stones[vii] release “Paint It Black.”
  43. 1967 Saturday: Mickey Mantle hit his 500th home run on this date.
  44. 1968 Monday: Peace talks between the United States and North Vietnam commenced on this date in Paris, France.
  45. 1970 Wednesday: The Beatles[viii]’ movie, “Let It Be,” premieres.
  46. 1972 Saturday: 118 people died after fire broke out at the Sennichi Department Store in Osaka, Japan.
  47. 1973 Sunday: In tennis’ first so-called “Battle of the Sexes,” Bobby Riggs defeated Margaret Court 6-2, 6-1 in Ramona.  In September, however, Billie Jean King defeated Riggs at the Houston Astrodome.
  48. 1975 Tuesday: Hailstones the size of tennis balls battered Wenerville, Tennessee, on this date.
  49. 1976 Thursday: In the 9th and final American Basketball Association’s Finals, the New York Nets beat the Denver Nuggets 4 games to 2.
  50. 1977 Friday: In Dardanelle, Arkansas, future U.S. Senator Tom Cotton, is born.  A Republican, he would enter the Senate on 01-03-2015.
  51. 1978 Saturday: Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard improves his professional boxing record to 11-0 after he scores a TKO over Randy Milton at 2:55 of Round 8 in a 10-round fight.
  52. 1979 Sunday: In Revolutionary Iran, the high court sentences the Shah and his entire family to death for crimes against the people. Someone should sentence all the mullahs to death.
  53. 1981 Wednesday: Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca shoots and seriously wounds Pope John Paul II in St. Peter’s Square.   
  54. 1982 Thursday: The Chicago Cubs became the first major baseball team to win 8,000 games.
  55. 1985 Monday: A confrontation between Philadelphia authorities and the racial group, MOVE ended as police dropped an explosive onto the group’s headquarters, which resulted in 11 deaths in the ensuing fire.  Elsewhere, at the age of 42 years and 11 months, Tony Perez became the oldest player in major league history to hit a grand slam home run.
  56. 1989 Saturday: Approximately 2,000 students begin a hunger strike in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China.
  57. 1991 Monday: South African activist Winnie Mandela undergoes conviction for the abduction of four black South Africans.
  58. 1994 Friday: President Bill Clinton nominated federal appeals Judge Stephen G. Breyer to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice Harry A. Blackmun; Breyer went on to win Senate confirmation.
  59. 1996 Wednesday: O. J. Simpson appears on British television and discusses his ‘not guilty’ verdict.
  60. 1999 Thursday: In Moscow, lawmakers commenced the impeachment trial of Boris Yeltsin on this date.
  61. 2002 Monday: President George W. Bush announced that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin would sign a treaty to shrink their countries nuclear arsenals by two-thirds.
  62. 2008 Tuesday: U.S. military assets clash with members of Muqtada al-Sadr’s Mahdi army in Sadr City, Baghdad, which results in 11 dead and another 20 or so wounded. 
  63. 2009 Wednesday: President Barack Hussein Obama proclaims May 2009 as Jewish American Heritage Month.  Wow.   Elsewhere, Pope Benedict XVI advocates for the creation of a Palestinian state.
  64. 2010 Thursday: Pope Benedict XVI celebrates open-air Mass at Fatima, Portugal with over 500,000 pilgrims attending from 35 nations including Vietnam, China, and India.
  65. 2011 Friday: In Egypt, authorities extend the detention of former President Hosni Mubarak for another 15 days.  Across the rest of the Muslim world, the Arab Spring continues from one end of the world to the other as Muslims are rising up in anger against their totalitarian governments.  
  66. 2012 Sunday: In China, violent rainfalls and flooding in the Hunan Province destroy a bridge and 3,500 homes, causing Pinhjiang County to evacuate 28,000 people.  Meanwhile, in bloodthirsty Mexico, 49 dismembered bodies line a Mexican highway, all from the ongoing drug wars.  Meanwhile, the Syrian civil war spills over into Tripoli, Lebanon, what with pro-and-anti-Bashar al-Assad supporters clashing violently in the streets of this historic city.
  67. 2013 Monday: In Belize, a construction company requiring road fill gravel destroys a 2,300-year-old Mayan pyramid.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder goes before Congress today to give testimony as to how HE had NO CLUE that the U.S. Department of Justice seizing TWO MONTHS of telephone records from the Associated Press.  Yet, the FAKE NEWS media continues slobbering all over the knobber of the Obama-Biden administration.  What a bunch of sycophantic losers.
  68. 2014 Tuesday: Researchers discover Christopher Columbus’ flagship, the Santa Maria, off the coast of Haiti.  Elsewhere, Vietnamese citizens take to the streets in protest over the Chi-Coms decision to slap an oil rig in Vietnamese waters.  Tens of thousands of Vietnamese show up outside factories and businesses with Chinese names to show their displeasure with the bullies in Beijing.  Of course, this will have no effect on the Red Dragon…
  69. 2015 Wednesday: The Vatican indicates that it is going to enter into an agreement to recognize Palestine as a separate nation.  Meanwhile, chalk one up for the home team- the government of Iraq that a successful airstrike in the northern part of the country has delivered ISIS second in command Abdul Rahman Mustafa Mohammed to Allah far sooner than the POS planned on meeting him.  Awesome.  Hopefully, Allah will consign your worthless ass to hell.
  70. 2016 Friday: Vladimir Putin- dictator of Russia- threatens to neutralize a new U.S. ballistic missile system being deployed throughout Europe to combat the Russians should they choose to strike NATO.   Elsewhere, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice inform ALL U.S. school districts to allow trannys to use the bathrooms with which they claim to identify.  Chalk up another win for the HATE AMERICA CROWD.
  71. 2017 Saturday: According to On This Day, a 22-year-old blogger working in the United Kingdom accidentally halts the spread of a global ransomware cyberattack by finding the so-called ‘kill switch.’  Congratulations.  Elsewhere, at Gwadar Port in Baluchistan, Pakistan, gunmen swoop down on a group of construction workers, lighting them up with automatic weapons fire.  The attack claims the lives of at least 10 workers and wounds numerous others.  
  72. 2018 Sunday: In northwestern Pakistan, violent rainstorms rampaged through the region, killing at least 15 and wounding numerous others.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that ‘IF North Korea dismantles its nuclear weapons, the United States will lift sanctions.’
  73. 2019 Monday: Sweden announced a reopening of the rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and will seek his extradition from the United Kingdom.  This could put a hold on the United States that seeks to get him to their country so they can prosecute him for leaking loads of U.S. military secrets stolen by Bradley Manning and others during the Iraq War.
  74. 2020 Wednesday: Here are the latest COVID-19 statistics for the day: around the globe, we have 4,347,015 confirmed cases, 297,197 confirmed deaths, and 1,548,547 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,421,061 confirmed cases, 84,763 confirmed deaths, and 243,517 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, we have participating chef-authors, California has 71,141 confirmed cases, 2,934 confirmed deaths, and once again, 0 number of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t share them.  Next, Hawaii has 638 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 563 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, Washington state has 17,512 confirmed cases, 975 confirmed deaths, and 0 number of confirmed recoveries because it’s all POLITICAL.  Thank you, communist China, thank you, Democratic Party, beware of communist China-Democratic Party collusion.  Meanwhile, the judge in the Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn case- Judge Emmet Sullivan- refuses to let the case go even after the U.S. Department of Justice said it’s not going to prosecute this case.  This is what is wrong in the United States, we have dictatorial judges who need to be impeached and removed from office.  Perhaps when the GOP controls both houses of Congress in January 2021?   
  75. 2021 Thursday: You know the drill…

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This artwork is #0463 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Deep Sunset.”  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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[i] We hope to present the music of the J. Geil’s Band at some point within the next five years.  One of the great American bands, they most certainly deserve to be heard and celebrated by the readership of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day.

[ii] We 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.

[iii] 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.

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

[v] We promoted the music of Roxy Music, as well as its three principal members- Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera, and Andy Mackay- beginning on Wednesday, 05-February-2020, through Sunday, 19-April-2020.

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

[vii] See previous.

[viii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “Let It Be” album appeared on Saturday, 03-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

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  1. 1260 Wednesday: Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire on this date.
  2. 1430 Wednesday: The citizens of Speyer, Germany, expel their Jewish citizens.
  3. 1494 Saturday: On his second voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus sights the Caribbean island of Jamaica, which he named Santa Gloria.
  4. 1762 Wednesday: Russia and East Prussia sign a treaty of peace.
  5. 1798 Saturday: U.S. Secretary of War William McHenry ordered that the USS Constitution be made ready for sea.  The navy launched the frigate on October 21, 1797 but had never put it to sea.  
  6. 1813 Wednesday: Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard considered the father of existentialism, was born in Copenhagen.
  7. 1814 Thursday: During the War of 1812, the British attack Ft. Ontario, at Oswego, New York.
  8. 1818 Tuesday: Political philosopher (and communist POS) Karl Marx, co-author of “The Communist Manifesto” and of “Das Kapital,” was born in Prussia.
  9. 1821 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte, 51, died in exile on the island of St. Helena.
  10. 1847 Wednesday: The American Medical Association organizes.
  11. 1862 Monday: Mexican troops defeated French occupation troops in the Battle of Puebla.  The French Foreign Legion fought to the last man and the last bullet in defense of their retreating comrades.  (The Cinco de Mayo holiday commemorates Mexico’s victory).
  12. 1865 Friday: With the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, slavery was no more.
  13. 1877 Saturday: To avoid harassment from the United States Army under the command of Colonel Nelson Miles, Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota people into Canada.
  14. 1881 Thursday: Anti-Jewish rioting breaks out in Kiev, Ukraine.
  15. 1891 Tuesday: New York’s Carnegie Hall (then named “Music Hall”) had its official opening night.
  16. 1892 Thursday: Congress extended the Geary Chinese Exclusion Act for 10 more years.  The act required Chinese in the U.S. to register or face deportation.   
  17. 1893 Friday: The Panic of 1893 occurs as the New York Stock Exchange suffers a major financial downturn.
  18. 1904 Thursday: Pitcher Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox pitched the third perfect game in the major leagues against the Philadelphia Athletics.  It was the FIRST perfect game under modern rules.
  19. 1908 Tuesday: The Great White (U.S.) Fleet arrives in San Francisco, California.
  20. 1912 Sunday: Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda commences publication.
  21. 1916 Friday: To restore order and to protect American interests, U.S. Marines invade the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic and remain there until 1924.
  22. 1917 Saturday: “Papa John” Creach, famed violinist with the San Franciscan rock bands of the 1970’s-1980’s (Hot Tuna[ii], the Jefferson Airplane[iii], and the Jefferson Starship[iv]) was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, on this date in history.
  23. 1920 Wednesday: Democratic President Woodrow Wilson outlaws the Communist Labor Party in the U.S.  Thank God, he did something right.  A century later, the Democratic Party has become the ‘Communist Labor Party.’  He must be rolling over in his grave.
  24. 1925 Tuesday: Schoolteacher John T. Scopes was charged in Tennessee with violating a state law that prohibited teaching the theory of evolution; the jury found Scopes guilty, but his conviction was later set aside.
  25. 1934 Saturday: Columbia Pictures released the first Three Stooges short, “Woman Haters” on this date.
  26. 1936 Tuesday: The Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa fell to the invading Italian Fascists. 
  27. 1941 Monday: Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie returned to Addis Ababa after the Italians were driven out with the help of Allied forces.
  28. 1942 Tuesday: Wartime sugar rationing commenced in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, Jim King, future horn player for the English rock band, Family[v], was born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK, on this date.  He provided part of the distinctive sound of the early band. 
  29. 1944 Friday: The Red Army launches its offensive against Sebastopol in Nazi-occupied Crimea.  The Germans cling to the city like rats with many of their Rumanian allies throwing down their weapons and surrendering.  Meanwhile, the British release Mahatma Gandhi from prison.
  30. 1945 Saturday: The Allies liberate Mauthausen Concentration Camp.  Meanwhile, in the only fatal attack of its kind during World War II, a Japanese balloon bomb exploded on Gearhart Mountain in Oregon, killing the pregnant wife of a minister and five children.  Elsewhere, as the German surrender began to go into effect, the Allies liberated Denmark and the Netherlands.
  31. 1947 Monday: Future drummer with Black Sabbath[vi]—Bill Ward—is born in Aston, Birmingham, UK, on this date.  Ward would perform with the band throughout the 1970s and then off and on throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and even beyond.
  32. 1954 Wednesday: At Dien Bien Phu, French troops fighting at Claudine 5 are shocked to see a platoon of Moroccan soldiers cut their way through the wire and cross over to surrender to the enemy.  The People’s Army immediately launched attacks on this site which cost the French Foreign Legionnaires at least seven men.  Once the attack was repulsed through superior force of arms, the remaining Moroccan troops were stripped of their weapons and propelled to join other deserters clustering around the Nam Youm River.  These so-called ‘internal deserters’ were men who were unable to sustain the fight and could no longer follow orders.  They lurked in wrecked aircraft and came out at night to compete for air-dropped supplies.  Morale is flagging within the base.[vii]
  33. 1955 Thursday: West Germany became a fully sovereign state.  Meanwhile, the baseball musical, “Damn Yankees” opened on Broadway.  Elsewhere, in Meridien, Connecticut, future Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske is born.  A member of no declared political party, he would serve under President Joe Biden from January 20, 2021 to February 02, 2021.
  34. 1961 Friday: Astronaut Alan B. Shepherd Jr. became the America’s first space traveler as he made a 15-minute suborbital flight aboard Freedom 7, a Mercury capsule launched from Cape Canaveral.
  35. 1965 Wednesday: The first large-scale U.S. Army ground units arrive in South Vietnam to aid the government of that nation by destroying the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese main force units.
  36. 1972 Friday: At the Armory in Akron, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers beats Lou Bailey by knockout at 1:07 of the second round of a 10-round bout; this improves his record to 39-2.
  37. 1973 Saturday: Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of its Triple Crown victories.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Ellis improves his record to 38-7 by beating Rico Brooks at 0.48 of the fifth round of a 10-round bout.  The fight occurred in Phoenix, Az. 
  38. 1978 Friday:  Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds registered his 3,000th major league hit.   Meanwhile, the famed Ben and Jerry’s ice cream had its beginnings as Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield opened an ice cream parlor at a converted gas station in Burlington, Vermont.
  39. 1979 Saturday: Voyager 1 passes the planet, Jupiter.
  40. 1980 Monday: The ongoing siege at the Iranian Embassy in London comes to an end as Special Forces and the police storm the building.
  41. 1981 Tuesday: Irish Republican Army hunger striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food.
  42. 1987 Tuesday: The congressional Iran-Contra hearings opened with former Air Force Major General Richard V. Secord the leadoff witness.
  43. 1994 Thursday: Singapore caned American teenager Michael Fay for vandalism, a day after the sentence underwent reduction from six lashes to four in response to an appeal from President Bill Clinton. 
  44. 2000 Friday: An interplanetary/satellite conjunction occurs as the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon line up across the Solar System.
  45. 2003 Monday: Searchers using dogs and heavy equipment went from one crumbled home to another after tornado-packed storms flattened communities in four Midwestern states.  Meanwhile, in Colombia, a botched rescue attempt resulted in the deaths of a state governor, former defense minister and eight other hostages being held by rebels; three hostages survived.  Finally, Walter Sisulu, the quiet giant of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle for five decades died in Johannesburg at age 90. 
  46. 2008 Monday: Three men underwent arrest and beating by Philadelphia police officers after a vehicle chase in a scene videotaped by a WTXF-TV news helicopter.  A jury later acquitted the men of attempted murder and all other charges stemming from a shooting that led to their arrests; four of the 18 police officers at the scene suffered firing while several others underwent disciplinary reviews.   Elsewhere, on the New York Mercantile Exchange, U.S. oil futures contracts hit the incredible amount of $122 per barrel.
  47. 2009 Tuesday: Connie Culp, America’s first face transplant recipient, appeared before reporters at the Cleveland Clinic.  Culp underwent the procedure after being shot by her husband in a failed murder-suicide attempt.  Elsewhere, the World Health Organization announces that confirmed cases of H1N1 Swine Flu have now reached 1,490.
  48. 2010 Wednesday: Off the coast of East Africa- 500 miles, no less- Somali pirates seize control of a Russian oil tanker Moscow University with a crew of 23 souls aboard.  Not good.  We suspect the Russians are going to light them up.
  49. 2011 Thursday: Across Syria as protests continue to get out of control, the Syrian government begins mobilizing more troops and firing up the engines of their tanks.  They will proceed to various hotspots and put an end to this stupidity.   In some of the towns and cities, anti-government thugs have even toppled statues commemorating President Bashar al-Assad’s father, the founder of the modern country which is outrageous.
  50. 2012 Saturday: The moon forms a super moon as it gets the closest to the earth for the year.  Meanwhile, five terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including 9-11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad appear before a military tribunal.  More than a decade later, these same POS will still be there awaiting trial.  WTF?
  51. 2013 Sunday: The world’s first plastic gun, produced by a 3-D printer by Defense Distributed, test-fires successfully in Austin, Texas; this leads security officials to voice fear that plastic weapons would not be detected at airport screenings, leading to acts of terrorism.   Elsewhere, former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, seriously wounded in a 2011 shooting at a Tucson, Arizona, shopping mall, received the 2013 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston.
  52. 2014 Monday: According to Brainy History, polio is on the rise as unvaccinated refugees travel across borders; though most prevalent in Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, infections are now appearing in other parts of Asia and Africa; young children are the most vulnerable.  Meanwhile, a narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings.  Finally, Philadelphia guard Michael Carter-Williams won the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award.
  53. 2015 Tuesday: What’s more, according to Brainy History, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, announce the name of their baby girl, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.  Elsewhere, following ongoing mistreatment of its citizens and violations of their rights, Jakarta bans its citizens from working as domestics anywhere in the Middle East.  Who can blame them?  Can’t work for the Chi-Coms either…
  54. 2016 Thursday: Due to out-of-control wildfires at Fort McMurray, the Canadian province of Alberta declares a state of emergency and begins the evacuation of 80,000 residents in the area.   Elsewhere, following the discovery of yet another tunnel running from the Gaza Strip into Israel and additional attacks by militants, Israel responds with tank artillery fire killing some Palestinians including a woman.  Moral of the story- stop attacking Israel and you will be fine Gazans.
  55. 2017 Friday: Effective at midnight, an agreement reached by Russia, Turkey, and Iran will establish a ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria through which NO military aircraft will navigate, including American warplanes.  The ‘safe zone’ will also prohibit military action on the ground.   The United Nations is ecstatic that some semblance of civilization will be restored although Syrian military opposition and jihadists such as ISIS refuse to acknowledge or accept.
  56. 2018 Saturday: NASA launched the Mars In Sight lander from California on a flight of more than six months to the red planet, where the robot geologist would dig deeper into the Martian surface than ever before.  Elsewhere, Palestinians are up to no good once again as a large blast erupts near the town of Deir al-Balah blows at least six Palestinians to kingdom come while injuring numerous others.  Hamas thugs point the jihadist finger at the Israelis who point theirs right back.  Sounds like a case of bomb-making gone bad.  Sad.
  57. 2019 Sunday: Due to Palestinian intransigence and transgression over the past several days, four Israeli and 23 Palestinian citizens lie dead and countless others injured.   Meanwhile, at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, at least 41 die and numerous others are injured as a Russian Aeroflot airliner comes back and makes an emergency landing.   Elsewhere, Juan Guido, president of the nation’s National Assembly, says he is considering a request with which to get the U.S. to invade the country and topple the communist POS dictator Nicolas “Bus Driver” Maduro.
  58. 2020 Tuesday: After the U.S. Supreme Court begins it session hearing arguments from a distance, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg goes to the hospital for what sounds to be an issue with gall or kidney stones.  Politics aside, we wish her a full recovery and a swift return to work.  This woman is amazing, she has survived numerous health crises in her life and always comes back strong.  God bless you.  Meanwhile, following yesterday’s charging of those involved in a plot to topple Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro, President Donald J. Trump denies any involvement in the so-called ‘attempted coup.’
  59. 2020 Tuesday A: Meanwhile, the COVID-19 update for the day: confirmed cases globally stand at 3,659,271; confirmed deaths are 256,929; and confirmed recoveries are 1,197,735 which is extremely good.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,233,146, confirmed deaths are 71,921, and confirmed recoveries are 163,841.  In the states connected to this blog, stats for California confirmed cases stand at 56,705 while confirmed deaths are 2,309.  Sadly, Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t provide confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, confirmed cases are 625, confirmed deaths are 17 and confirmed recoveries are 551.  Finally, in Washington state, confirmed cases are 15,557 and confirmed deaths are 862.  No information on confirmed recoveries so Gov. Jay Inslee is behaving just like Gov. Newsom.  Shame on them.  Question: WHY won’t Democrat-controlled states present recovery statistics?  Finally, communist China’s statistics, the place where this curse began remains the same: confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785 same as they were a week ago.  Shame.  
  60. 2021 Wednesday: You know the drill…looks like the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party WOKE stooges are screwing with our numbers…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0455 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evening Haze.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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Badfinger came back on November 09, 1970 with their follow-up effort to “Magic Christian Music” with the amazing, “No Dice.”  There was a slight change in the lineup but it would be the lineup with which most fans of the band would long remember it: 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).   The album contained another monster hit, “No Matter What” and another great tune, “Without You,” which although not a hit for Badfinger would become one for the gifted vocalist Harry Nilsson a few years later.  We hope you will seek this one out and give it a good listen; you will be glad you did. 

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[i] Cinco De Mayo commemorates the victory of Mexican rebels over the French Foreign Legion, troops fighting for Emperor Maximillian.  In modern times, restaurants and bars have given it new life so they can increase alcohol and food sales.  Police departments across the land make mass arrests of drunken drivers, thus increasing local municipality coffers.

[ii] We promoted the music of Hot Tuna beginning on Tuesday, 24-April-2012 through Thursday, 23-May-2012.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[iv] See previous footnote.

[v] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

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

[vii] 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.

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

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Vice President Alben W. Barkley; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell; U.S. Attorneys General Homer Stille Cummings and Richard Kleindienst; Second Fuhrer and Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz; Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop; the Association featuring Larry Ramos, Muddy Waters, and Nazareth featuring Darrell Sweet:

  1. 311 Sunday: Shortly before his death, Roman Emperor Galerius issued his Edict of Toleration ending persecution of Christians.
  2. 1492 Saturday: Spain announces it will expel its Jewish citizens.   
  3. 1563 Tuesday: By order of Charles VI, France expels its Jews.   
  4. 1789 Thursday:  George Washington took office in New York as the first president of the United States.
  5. 1798 Monday: The United States forms the Department of the Navy.
  6. 1803 Saturday: The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for 60 million francs, the equivalent of about $15 million.
  7. 1812 Thursday: The United States admitted Louisiana as the nation’s 18th state.  
  8. 1838 Monday: Nicaragua withdraws from the Central American Federation.
  9. 1857 Thursday: San Jose State University begins forming.
  10. 1861 Tuesday: At the outset of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln orders the evacuation of Indian Territory by Federal troops.  Elsewhere, the nation’s 33rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell left office on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated Campbell to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McKinley.  Campbell served from March 22, 1853 until today.
  11. 1863 Thursday: In Mexico, as the French regime of Maximillian is under assault, at Camerone, the foundation for the French Foreign Legion’s most distinguished holiday occurs at a battered farmhouse.  Three officers- led by a captain with a wooden hand- and 63 rankers- held out against a howling mob of more than 2,000 Mexicans.  All day, the sun baked the ramshackle building that was becoming as porous as a kitchen sieve with all the flying lead plowing through it witnessed the deaths of most of the defenders until late in the day, the remaining five Legionnaires made the grim decision: to fix bayonets, fire their last round, and then charge out at the screeching mad attackers.  So they did, they charged out, went into Legion history for all time, and the Mexicans were so surprised that the lives of the three survivors. 
  12. 1864 Saturday: New York becomes the first state to issue and to charge for a hunting license.
  13. 1870 Saturday: Future 55th U.S. Attorney General Homer Stille Cummings is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 04, 1933 to January 02, 1939.
  14. 1885 Thursday: The Boston Pops Orchestra begins forming.
  15. 1889 Tuesday: The inauguration of George Washington became the first national holiday in the United States.
  16. 1893 Sunday: In Wesel, Germany, future Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop is born.  He would serve in this capacity from 1938 to 1945.  He would be executed following the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials following the war.
  17. 1900 Monday: Engineer John Luther “Casey” Jones of the Illinois Central Railroad died in a train wreck near Vaughan, Mississippi, after staying at the controls in a successful effort to save the passengers.  Meanwhile, the United States annexes the Hawaiian Islands.
  18. 1904 Saturday: The ice cream cone makes its debut.
  19. 1915 Friday: The German army gears back up for another go at the Allies during the Second Battle of Ypres.  Advancing from St. Julien, the French and British soldiers are able to impede their progress.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Germans continue pushing east through the Baltic states routing the Russian army as they go.
  20. 1916 Sunday: Fighting in Dublin, Ireland, ends as more than 700 rebels lay down their arms to the British occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Allies continue trying to bring the German colonial forces to a decisive battle and a column crossing over from the Belgian Congo reaches Lake Victoria where they hope to trap the Germans between them and South African forces. 
  21. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in the Middle East continue rolling up the Ottoman Turks.  The Ottoman Empire was a crumbling entity, long known as the “Sick Man of Europe” because it was a jaded, hollow empire just awaiting the right set of circumstances to bring about its collapse.   That collapse was coming.  
  22. 1921 Saturday: In Akron, Ohio, the American Professional Football Association forms.
  23. 1930 Wednesday: The Soviet Union proposed a military alliance with Great Britain and France.  
  24. 1938 Saturday: A precursor to the cartoon character, Bugs Bunny, first appeared in the Warner Brothers animated short, “Porky’s Hare Hunt.”
  25. 1939 Sunday: The New York World’s Fair officially opened with a ceremony that included an address by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Meanwhile, Lou Gehrig played his final game with the New York Yankees.
  26. 1940 Tuesday: State boxing officials in California licensed Belle Martell as the United States’ first female prizefight referee.  Elsewhere, following on the heels of the evacuation of Norway’s King Haakon, British troops begin preparing for evacuation themselves.  It is clear who is going to win this fight and it’s not going to be the French and British but the Nazis.
  27. 1941 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps gears up for yet another assault on the port of Tobruk with heavy bombing attacks by bombers and dive bombers.  The general leading this assault is Friedrich von Paulus, who would end up being transferred to the attack on the Soviet Union and would become the losing commander at Stalingrad.
  28. 1942 Thursday: The Japanese naval fleet consisting of three aircraft carriers and support ships is leaving the big naval base at Truk and proceeding to Port Moresby in New Guinea for the big invasion that is coming.  The Imperial Japanese are determined to strangle the sea lanes to Australia and New Zealand.
  29. 1943 Friday: The Nazi extermination camp, Bergen-Belsen, begins construction.  Elsewhere, in London, the Free Polish Government is in a quandary what with the demand for Swiss Red Cross to investigate the Katyn Forest Massacre because if they continue pushing it, the Soviets are going to cut them out of the future of Poland (which they do anyway).
  30. 1944 Sunday: U.S. Navy warplanes continue attacking Truk and destroying loads of Japanese warplanes.  Due to severe losses among veteran pilots, the Japanese are rushing poorly trained pilots into the fight which shows the desperation afflicting them.  Surrender?  No way in hell.
  31. 1945 Monday: As Russian troops approached his Berlin Bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun.  His successor, Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz assumed power on this date and in this capacity served under his surrender to the Allies on 05-23-1945. Still the fight rages within the city and in other parts of Czechoslovakia where Germans still hold land.  The fight is fierce because the German military now seeks to keep open ‘tunnels’ through which retreating comrades can reach the West and surrender to the American, British, and French allies and not to the Soviets.  Meanwhile, Arthur Godfrey began his CBS radio morning show, “Arthur Godfrey Time.”  It ran until this day in 1972.
  32. 1947 Wednesday: The federal government changed the name of the Boulder Dam back to the Hoover Dam.
  33. 1952 Wednesday: The first toy advertised on television is Mr. Potato Head.
  34. 1954 Friday: At Dien Bien Phu, the weather clears which is joyous news for the French Foreign Legionnaires’ feast day, the Day of Camerone when they commemorate the Legion’s history and their lost comrades.  American air crews return to flying in supplies during the daytime as well as dropping in reinforcements while fighter planes are able to attack one AA battery position after another.   Among the most important supplies dropped to the French troops was a strange gelatinous wine-substance that when combined with water became a drinkable wine.  Called vinogel, French troops kept their eyes on it all day as it lay in crates between their lines and then at night launched sorties out into No-Man’s Land to retrieve as much of it as possible as well as killing as many communists as possible.  The retrieval of a 16-year-old recently drafted into the People’s Army gave the defenders hope as he had no clue as to what unit he was in or what he was supposed to do.[i]  
  35. 1956 Monday: The former 35th vice president of the United States (served January 20, 1949-to-January 20, 1953) Alben W. Barkley, died at age 78 in Lexington, Virginia, on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman. 
  36. 1958 Wednesday: Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus founded the American Association of Retired Persons (later simply AARP) in Washington, D.C.
  37. 1961 Sunday: Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants hits four homeruns in one game.   Meanwhile, communist thug dictator, Fidel Castro, receives the ‘Lenin Peace Prize’ for his work to bring about ‘peace.’  What a load of garbage.
  38. 1964 Thursday: The FCC ruled that all TV receivers should be able to receive both VHF and UHF channels.  
  39. 1968 Tuesday: New York police forcibly removed student demonstrators occupying five buildings at Columbia University.
  40. 1970 Thursday: At 9:00 P.M. as the invasion was already underway the prior day, President Richard M. Nixon announced that ‘U.S. and South Vietnamese troops were going to invade Cambodia during the war in Vietnam to take out the North Vietnamese supply bases up and down the Ho Chi Minh Trail.
  41. 1973 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced the resignations of top aides, H.R. Haldeman, and John Ehrlichman, as well as that of the 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard G. Kleindienst. As for White House counsel John Dean, President Nixon fired the scurrilous rat on suspicions (confirmed decades later) that he was the notorious “Deep Throat” who spilled his guts to the news media.
  42. 1974 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon hands over partial transcripts of Watergate tape recordings.
  43. 1975 Wednesday: The last U.S. helicopter leaves the U.S. embassy grounds in Saigon; the city surrenders to the North Vietnamese on this date.
  44. 1976 Friday: At Landover, Maryland, Muhammad Ali retains the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles scoring a unanimous decision in 15 rounds over Jimmy Young.  By beating the hard-hitting Young, Ali improved his pro-record to 51-2 while Jimmy’s record went to 17-5-2. 
  45. 1980 Wednesday: In London, terrorists seize the Iranian embassy.
  46. 1983 Saturday: Blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters[ii] died in Westmont, Illinois, at age 70.  Cause of death was heart failure, he died in his sleep.
  47. 1984 Monday: President Ronald Reagan signed cultural and scientific agreements with China.  He also signed a tax accord that would make it easier of American companies to operate in China.
  48. 1986 Wednesday: Former WBA heavyweight boxing champion Greg Page wins a fight against Britain’s Funso Banjo, improving his record to 25-5. 
  49. 1988 Saturday: General Manuel Noriega, waving a machete, vowed at a rally to keep fighting U.S. efforts to oust him as Panama’s military dictator. 
  50. 1989 Sunday: Movie critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show.
  51. 1991 Tuesday: A cyclone in Bangladesh kills more than 131,000 people and leaves 9 million homeless.
  52. 1993 Friday: The World Wide Web undergoes birth at CERN.  Meanwhile, top-ranked women’s tennis player Monica Seles was stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg, Germany, by a man who described himself as a fan of second-ranked German player Steffi Graf.  The man, convicted of causing grievous bodily harm, received a suspended sentence.  What?
  53. 1997 Wednesday: 42 million viewers tune in to the “Ellen” show to hear her announce she is ‘Gay.’
  54. 1998 Thursday: NATO expanded to include Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.  The three nations underwent formal admittance the following April at the 50th anniversary summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  55. 1999 Friday: Longtime drummer with the Scottish rock band Nazareth- Darrell Sweet- died at age 51 51 in New Albany, Indiana, USA, from cardiac arrest while the band was touring.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: A terrorist POS sets off a bomb inside an Israeli bar killing at least three people and wounding loads of others.
  57. 2004 Friday: After the photos of the abuse of Iraqi POWs in the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad surface, President George W. Bush goes before the news cameras and the microphones and CONDEMNS what he sees and vows to get to the bottom of the scurrilous activity.
  58. 2005 Saturday: Islamic jihadists run amok in Cairo, Egypt, attacking several groups of terrorists.
  59. 2006 Sunday: In communist China’s Shaanxi, at least two-dozen miners are killed in a mine explosion.  Wonder if they were prisoners or ‘free workers?’
  60. 2007 Monday: El Presidente Hugo Chavez of the socialist paradise of Venezuela announces that forthwith, his country will withdraw from both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. 
  61. 2008 Wednesday: The Federal Reserve slashes interest rates by one-quarter percent to 2-percent.  Not good for investors and people with retirement plans. 
  62. 2009 Thursday: Chrysler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  Meanwhile, thanks to the ongoing H1N1 swine flu pandemic from communist China, Mexican President Felipe Calderon issues a partial economic shutdown for five days; you know- to flatten the curve.  Elsewhere, the United Kingdom says ‘enough to combat operations in the Iraq War and that it will begin pulling its combat troops out and bring them home.  Wish ours came home, too.
  63. 2010 Friday: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill reaches the Louisiana coast; weather officials predict that harsh weather will impede cleanup efforts.  Governor Bobby Jindal, Republican, had been begging for aid from the Obama administration but none was forthcoming until the first black waves began rolling across the beach.  By then, it was too late, fisheries destroyed, shrimp and crab-catcher fleets ruined for years to come.  Why?  Many suspect it’s because the Obama-Biden administration sought to vilify oil and natural gas so the American people would condemn fossil fuels.  Thankfully, it didn’t work.
  64. 2011 Saturday: As the Libyan civil war continues to rage, Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi says he is ‘willing to enter into a ceasefire but BOTH sides must agree to it, not just his side.’  Sadly for the Libyan leader, his youngest son, Saif al-Arab Gaddafi and three of his children are killed in a NATO airstrike.  How did we end up fighting in this war?
  65. 2012 Monday: After Chen Guangcheng flees house arrest, U.S. President Barack Obama refuses to comment on the blind Chinese dissident who—according to reports—went to the U.S. embassy.  Meanwhile, One World Trade Center became the tallest structure in New York when it surpassed the height of the Empire State Building.
  66. 2013 Tuesday: Apple, Inc. initiates the largest-ever non-bank bond offering at $17 billion.  Elsewhere, jihadists do what they do best and that is, they carry out a bombing on an unsuspecting population.  Today, in Damascus, Syria, they set off a bomb that blows 13 people to kingdom come while living many more wishing they had gone with them.  Horrible flipping people.
  67. 2014 Wednesday: In Clarkston, Washington, Larry Ramos—guitarist/vocalist with the Association[iii]—lost his battle with skin cancer on this date; he was 72 years-old.  Meanwhile, the Yemeni army has lost at least 30 people in ongoing battles with al-Qaida thugs.   Elsewhere, the Sultan of Brunei has announced the new institution of laws that would make Islamic law supreme what with floggings, amputations, and stoning of guilty folks.  We won’t be visiting there anytime soon.
  68. 2015 Thursday: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, announces his bid to seek the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  Elsewhere, following the seizure of a Danish-owned tanker by the Iranians, the U.S. Navy says it will escort American-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to prevent further such criminal actions.   
  69. 2016 Saturday: The Italian coast guard is plying the waters off the coast of Libya.  A migrant raft jam-packed with Muslim refugees began floundering with the loss of at least 70 people and only 26 or 27 people rescued.  Elsewhere, a heatwave in India continues claiming lives with 300 people so far succumbing to record temperatures.  If only these poor people had air-conditioning; then again, environmentalists HATE air-conditioning, believing it WRECKS the environment.  Dumb asses.
  70. 2017 Sunday: At a pool party in San Diego, California, a pool party goes up in smoke as a shooter kills one person outright, wounds another seven and then is shot and killed by the police.  Elsewhere, budget negotiators in Congress come to a bipartisan agreement on the budget for FY 2017.  The deal will fund the federal government through September 30 while the current budget expires on May 05.
  71. 2018 Monday: Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” sets new opening weekend box office record raking in $250 million in the United States and another $630 million around the planet.  Meanwhile, in Baghdad, the criminal court sentences a load of women from several different countries to life in prison for purportedly belonging to ISIS.  The tally included 19 Russians, six Azerbaijani, and four Tajikistani women.  Life is going to be rough for them. 
  72. 2019 Tuesday: Japan’s Emperor Akihito announces he is stepping down at an abdication ceremony in Tokyo, effective the following day.  Naruhito will be the new emperor.   Elsewhere, Canada expresses its outrage over the second of its citizens condemned to death in the People’s Republic of China this year.  Fan Wei received the sentence for his supposed production of and transportation of methamphetamine.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expresses his anger while pleading for clemency.
  73. 2020 Thursday: Thanks to the Kung Flu trashing the United States, another 3.6 million unemployment claims pushes total unemployment numbers for Americans over 30 million.  AND the Chinese find offense in the growing world anger directed towards them!  Millions of people around the world now believe that COVID-19 was something deliberately released onto the world following Beijing being forced to sign the new U.S.-China Trade Accord.  We shall see.  Current numbers for the Wuhan Virus Crisis Pandemic for the world rest at 3,249,022 confirmed cases what with 230,804 confirmed deaths but 1,006,112 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States, confirmed cases rest at 1,079,780, confirmed deaths stand at 62,603 but confirmed recoveries are 127,950.  Additionally, more states are beginning to release restrictions and businesses are beginning to reopen.  However, in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom issues a new order today in which all beaches along the state’s enormous coastline are now closed.   (Gavin, if you close the beaches, we will go to the mountains, the lakes, the forests, even the deserts to disobey your authoritarian orders).  In addition to this, we now know that Gov. Newsom is spending $1 billion in communist China to purchase (shoddy) PPE items for the state.  F**king China lover.
  74. 2021 Friday:  you know the drill…

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We said it before and we’ll say it again: Michael Schenker is always on a musical quest much like Carlos Santana and he always puts together good groups with which to get his musical talents across to his millions of fans.  “Resurrection” came out under the moniker “Michael Schenker Fest” on July 04, 2019.  The band featured an amalgam of his musical friends including vocalist Graham Bonnet, Gary Barden, Robin McAuley, and Doogie White plus his usual rhythm section adding the power punch that this mad axman requires to light stages ablaze and melt the minds of his beloved fans.  We hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection; you will be glad you did.

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[i] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Association beginning on Wednesday, 25-September-2013 through Monday, 07-October-2013.  These guys were amazing, we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your growing collection of albums and CDs.

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