105. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021

AA. 1954 Thursday: The struggle to resupply Huguette 6 north of the airstrip at Dien Bien Phu became a complete disaster today. French Colonial troops accompanied by a large number of Viet Minh POWs ran into an ambush and many of the prisoners of war were killed as well as quite a few French troops. Still, some of the POWs were able to get jerrycans of water up to the remaining defenders so they could continue repulsing one communist attack after another. The struggle continues…

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105. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021:

DAY EIGHTY-SIX OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Father Damien’s Day (Hawaii) / Yom Ha’atzmaut

President Abraham Lincoln; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Byron White and William O. Douglas; Soviet Leader Nikita Khrushchev, the Nice featuring Brian “Blinky” Davison, the Ohio Players featuring Clarence “Satch” Satchell, the Rolling Stone’s “Aftermath,” and UFO featuring Phil Mogg:

  1. 1250 Friday: Pope Innocent IV (reigned 06-25-1243 to 12-07-1254- the 180th Pope) refused the Jews of Cordova, Spain, who wanted the right to build a synagogue.
  2. 1450 Monday: During the 100 Years War, the French defeat the English at the Battle of Fomigny.
  3. 1452 Thursday: Artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci was born in or near the Tuscan town of Vinci.
  4. 1654 Wednesday: England and the Netherlands sign a peace treaty.
  5. 1689 Friday: French King Louis XIV declares war on his southern neighbor, Spain.
  6. 1738 Tuesday: The bottle opener is invented on this date.
  7. 1788 Tuesday: England, the Netherlands, and Prussia sign a peace treaty.
  8. 1817 Tuesday: The first American school for the deaf opened in Hartford, Connecticut.
  9. 1850 Monday: The city of San Francisco underwent incorporation on this date in history.
  10. 1865 Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln died, nine hours after being shot the night before by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. Andrew Johnson became the nation’s 17th president.
  11. 1871 Saturday: “Wild Bill” Hickok became the marshal of Abilene, Kansas, on this date.
  12. 1878 Monday: Harley Procter introduced Ivory soap on this date in history.
  13. 1892 Friday: General Electric Company formed on this date and incorporated in the state of New York.
  14. 1894 Sunday: Nikita Khrushchev, future leader of the Soviet Union, 09-14-1955-10-14-1964, is born in Kalinovka, Kursk Governate, Russian Empire, on this date.
  15. 1896 Wednesday: The first Olympic Games of the modern era close in Athens, Greece.
  16. 1912 Monday: The British luxury liner, RMS Titanic, sank in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland at 2:20 a.m. ship’s time, more than 2.5 hours after colliding with an iceberg; 1,514 people perished in the disaster, while half as many managed to survive.  
  17. 1923 Sunday: Insulin first became available for diabetics.
  18. 1924 Tuesday: Rand McNally published its first road atlas.
  19. 1939 Saturday: The 79th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William O. Douglas assumed his position on the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat Associate Justice Louis Brandeis’ seat.  Douglas served from today until November 12, 1975.
  20. 1940 Monday: Future member of the Ohio Players[i]–Clarence “Satch” Satchell (saxophones/guitars)—is born in the USA on this date.
  21. 1942 Wednesday: Britain’s King George VI awarded the George Cross to Malta for its heroism in the early days of World War II.
  22. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, British and Canadian troops liberated the Nazi concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen.  Meanwhile, friends and family buried President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the grounds of his New York estate.
  23. 1947 Tuesday: Jackie Robinson, Major League Baseball’s first black player debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers on opening day; the Dodgers defeated the Boston Braves by a score of 5-3.
  24. 1948 Thursday: Future vocalist with the British rock band, UFO[ii], Phil Mogg—is born in London, England, on this date.
  25. 1952 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman signed the official Japanese peace treaty on this date.  Elsewhere, the first B-52 prototype underwent aerial testing on this date.
  26. 1953 Wednesday: Pope Pius XII gave his approval of psychoanalysis but warned of possible abuses.
  27. 1954 Thursday: The struggle to resupply Huguette 6 north of the airstrip at Dien Bien Phu became a complete disaster today.  French Colonial troops accompanied by a large number of Viet Minh POWs ran into an ambush and many of the prisoners of war were killed as well as quite a few French troops.  Still, some of the POWs were able to get jerrycans of water up to the remaining defenders so they could continue repulsing one communist attack after another.  The struggle continues…
  28. 1955 Friday: Ray Kroc opens the first of his McDonald’s fast-food restaurants in Illinois.
  29. 1956 Sunday: WNBQ-TV in Chicago became the world’s first all-color TV station on this date.  The channel changed its call sign to WMAQ-TV later.  Elsewhere, General Motors announced the first free piston automobile had undergone successful development.
  30. 1958 Tuesday: The first professional baseball game occurs in California; the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-0.
  31. 1959 Wednesday: Secretary of State John Foster Dulles resigned his office as Cuban leader Fidel Castro started a goodwill tour in the United States on this date.
  32. 1960 Friday: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee underwent organization at Shaw University on this date.
  33. 1966 Friday: The Rolling Stones[iii] release their “Aftermath” album on this date.
  34. 1967 Saturday: A jury of his peers found Richard Speck guilty of the murder of eight nurses.
  35. 1969 Tuesday: Above the Sea of Japan, North Korea shoots at a U.S. warplane.
  36. 1974 Monday: Members of the Symbionese Liberation Army held up a branch of the Hibernia Bank in San Francisco; one of the group’s members—kidnapping victim and newspaper heiress Patty Hearst, now going by the name, “Tania”—participated in the event, something she denied later at her trial, one, by the way, she lost.
  37. 1981 Wednesday: Janet Cooke says her story on an 8-year-old heroin addict is a lie; the Washington Post relinquished the Pulitzer Prize on the fabricated story.
  38. 1983 Friday: Tokyo’s Disneyland opens on this date.  
  39. 1985 Monday: South Africa announces it will repeal prohibitions against whites marrying non-whites.
  40. 1986 Tuesday: The United States launched an air raid against Libya in response to a terrorist bombing at Berlin discotheque on April 5; Libya said 37 people, mostly civilians—of course! —died in the airstrike. 
  41. 1989 Saturday: Ninety-six people died in a crush of soccer fans at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England.  Meanwhile, in Beijing, China, students launched a series of pro-democracy protests upon the death of former Communist Party leader, Hu Yaobang.  The protests would eventually lead to the massacre that occurred at Tiananmen Square. 
  42. 1991 Monday: Magic Johnson of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers sets record for career assists for 9,898 assists.
  43. 1994: Friday: The World Trade Organization underwent establishment on this date.
  44. 1998 Wednesday: At the age of 73, mass murderer Pol Pot died.  As leader of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, the piece of shit murdered 2 million Cambodians and did so without ever facing prosecution for his crimes.
  45. 2002 Monday: In Denver, Colorado, the 93rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White died.  White was nominated by President John Fitzgerald Kennedy to fill GOP Associate Justice Charles Whittaker’s seat.  White served from 04-12-1962 to 06-28-1993.  Elsewhere, Air China Flight 129 crashes into a mountain near Pusan, South Korea, killing 128 people.
  46. 2008 Tuesday: Brian “Blinky” Davison of the British rock band, the Nice[iv] (drums/percussion 1967-1970 / 2002) dies on this date at his home in Horns Cross, Bideford, Devon, UK.  He was 65-years-old.
  47. 2012 Sunday: Around the world, people commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
  48. 2013 Monday: Near the finish line at the Boston Marathon in Boston Massachusetts, two Muslim terrorists set off a bomb that kills three, injures 183, and maims at least 15 people requiring them to undergo amputations.
  49. 2014 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, a total lunar eclipse took place tonight; the eclipse will be visible in North and South America, New Zealand, Australia, and nearby regions; the next total lunar eclipse will take place on October 8, 2014.
  50. 2015 Wednesday: ISIS is on the rampage in Anbar province as they capture three villages on the outskirts of Ramadi, the provincial capital.   Elsewhere, the European Parliament approves a resolution on the 100-year-anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the one carried out by the Ottoman Turks during World War I.  Of course, Ankara is mad.
  51. 2016 Friday: Heavy fighting breaks out around the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan, as the Taliban launch their spring offensive.  Local Afghan leaders say the attacks are being repelled and that Afghan government forces are standing strong.  Elsewhere, Philippine presidential candidate Roderigo Duterte says that if elected, he will forge better relations with the Chi-Coms and will set aside all claims on the Spratly Islands.
  52. 2017 Saturday: North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military parade in Pyongyang as it celebrated the 1912 birthday of the country’s founder, Kim Il Sung, with his grandson, the murderous Kim Jong Un, looking on with orgasmic delight.  Elsewhere in the United States, protesters take to the streets on Tax Day demanding that President Donald J. Trump release his tax returns so the liberal Democrats can scrutinize them.
  53. 2018 Sunday: British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn- a Marxist POS- demands to see ‘incontrovertible proof that Vladimir Putin and Russia were behind the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in a London park before he will go along with slapping sanctions on his idols.   Foreign Secretary Boris “Bojo” Johnson says it’s ‘quite extraordinary’ to question the fact that the Russians carried out the attack on British soil, seeing as how the nerve agent used was one developed by the Soviet regime.   Meanwhile, Israeli defense officials announce the discovering of the longest Hamas tunnel found to date and then destroyed it.  Maybe the Palestinians should stop wasting money on tunnels and spend more on their citizenry?
  54. 2019 Monday: On this date, the Cathedral of Notre Dame erupts in flames, bringing down the roof and toppling its iconic spire among other things.  Questions erupt as to who could be responsible, many believing the ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, might have had a hand in it due to all the terrorist activity that occurs in France and across Europe.  Meanwhile, in Game 2 of the NBA Western Division Playoffs, the Los Angeles Clippers win a highly improbable comeback against the Golden State Warriors, beating them 135-131, in which the team overcame an NBA record 31-point deficit.  To make it even worse for the Warriors, the loss occurred in their home stadium in Oakland.
  55. 2020 Wednesday: China’s biowarfare gift to the world, COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Wuhan Flu, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis continues running amok everywhere but seemingly not in Communist China where the crap began.  Current confirmed cases for the entire planet are 2,071,710 with confirmed deaths sitting at 137,039 and confirmed recoveries at 511,356. In the United States, confirmed cases sit at 641,919 what with confirmed deaths at 28,399 and confirmed recoveries at 52,196.  Now the Beijing bullshitters claim in the People’s Republic of China, there are 84,489 confirmed cases and 3,342 confirmed deaths and 78,987 confirmed recoveries.  We know this is bullshit, folks, as Western intel agencies say there are at least 2.5 million confirmed deaths and God knows how many cases.  When this ends and it will, it will be time to sue every level of government in the communist country and to welcome Nationalist China- Taiwan- back to the United Nations as a FREE and INDEPENDENT COUNTRY because until the West sold them out to open the doors for the commies, they WERE China.  
  56. 2020 Wednesday A: The DOW Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,504.35, down 445.41 (-1.86%), the NASDAQ 8,393.18 down 122.574 (-1.44%), and the S & P 2,783.36, down 62.7 (-2.20%).  Meanwhile, in Michigan, people protest authoritarian Governor Gretchen Whitmer who has the state on the severest lockdown order in the country.  People took to the streets in their cars to let this fascist know she is out of line.  If ANTIFA were an HONEST organization and not just a communist front group, they would be there braving rubber bullets, dogs, and tear gas to protest this left-wing skank.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump calls for government to reconvene so the House and Senate can begin doing the work of the American people instead of sitting home spanking the wank.
  57. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 138,340,920 confirmed cases, +493,648, 2,974,830  confirmed deaths, +9,631, and 78,785,642 confirmed recoveries, +237,506.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,682,046 confirmed cases, UP 73,643 from yesterday’s reporting, 570,531 confirmed deaths, UP 975, and 119,012,328 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[v]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  58. 2021 Thursday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 243,639 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  59. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,709,809 confirmed cases, 60,734 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,148,448 confirmed cases, 34,238 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,242 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 382,652 confirmed cases, 5,407 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Iowa, the ONLY state that shares its recovery numbers: they have 387,207 confirmed cases, 5,871 confirmed deaths, and 339,587 confirmed recoveries.[vi] 
  60. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,590 confirmed cases, 6,312 confirmed deaths, and 827,562 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Bolivia, the country where Che Guevara got whacked: 285,291 cases of the virus, 12,519 confirmed deaths and 234,596 confirmed recoveries.[vii]    
  61. 2021 Thursday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,035.99, UP 305.10 points (+0.90%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,038.76, UP 180.92 points (+1.31%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,170.42, UP 45.76 points (+1.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.32 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.22%).  The price of GOLD is $1,764.40 per troy oz., -2.40 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.93 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,197.20 per troy oz, -3.00 (-0.25%) while the price of COPPER is $4.23 per pound, +0.01 (+0.17%).[viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,740.43 per troy oz, +63.98 (+2.39%).[ix] The price of RHODIUM is $28,100.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Georgian Lari, one greenback equals 3.42 and in Ghana Cedi, a buck equals 5.76.[xi]   
  62. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.940 per gallon, $2.837 in Florida, $3.749 in Hawaii, and $3.345 in Washington state.[xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Idaho: $3.066.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,174,429,261,064 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do. 
  63. 2021 Thursday F: COVID-19 NEWS- thanks to the Chi-Com gift that simply won’t stop giving, Pfizer’s CEO is now saying everyone may have to take a booster shot for the diabolical Xi Jinping Bat Flu every flipping year.  Screw that.  We are not taking the shot.  Period.   Meanwhile, Merck is planning on launching an outpatient COVID-19 pill.  How about hydroxychloroquine?  People in Africa don’t seem to be getting the gripe as much as other places in the world.  Next, a new poll suggests that 1-in-5 Republicans have no plans on getting the ‘Mark of the Beast’ whereas Sheeple Democrats want to get it (and still teachers don’t want to return to work). 
  64. 2021 Thursday G: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS- Joe Biden signed an executive order today declaring Russia to be a national security threat (while giving the Chi-Coms a pass.  Good going, Joe).  As Old Joe signs the order, the U.S. begins expelling Russian diplomats and slapping new sanctions on Moscow.  Elsewhere, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that Joe Biden’s order is a ‘legality’ with which to permit action against the Russians for the SolarWinds hack.   Meanwhile, more Republican lawmakers are pushing back against the ‘Biden plan’ to leave Afghanistan.  Congressman Michael Waltz, R-FL 6th congressional district, says that ‘pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan on September 11, 2021- the 20-year anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist event- is an insult to the American people.  We concur.
  65. 2021 Thursday H: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- Congressman Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, is putting forth a bill with which to designate the Mexican drug cartels as ‘terrorist organizations.’  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Kat Cammack lambastes Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas as being ‘too scared, too cowardly to address Border Patrol officers face-to-face.’  We concur on this point, too.  Speaking of the border catastrophe, Governor Henry McMaster, R-SC 117th governor of the state, says that ‘Trump had it under control and that the Biden regime should return to his policies.’  Speaking of Joe Biden, former Governor Chris Christie, RINO-NJ, says that ‘Republicans should just get to the point and call out Joe Biden for being a LIAR.’  Amen.  In other border news, we hear that “Kooky Kamala” Harris could soon be visiting the southern border.  Oh, goodie.   Finally, the lack of sufficient DNA testing at the southern border is going to allow more FAKE FAMILIES into the United States.[xiv] 
  66. 2021 Thursday I: CRITICAL RACE THEORY / RACE / CRIME AND PUNISHMENT NEWS- Joe Biden’s ambassador to the United Nations- Linda Thomas-Greenfield much to the delight of the Third World thugs and dictators of the ‘august world body’ criticized the United States for being a racist hellhole.  Wow.  Why do all these people of color want to come to the U.S.?   Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, slams another Biden flunky, this one being little bigot and hater Kristin Clarke, nominated to be Assistant Attorney General at the Civil Rights Division, for claiming to support the cops when she has articles and social media posts in which, she condemns all law enforcement as being racists.  ‘Which is it, Ms. Clarke?’  The little b***h could not answer Senator Cruz.  In other ‘race news,’ Fort Jackson drill instructor Jonathan Pentland is in trouble for pushing a black guy protesting in his neighborhood.  He has been charged with 3rd assault and Black Lives Matter protesters are surrounding his home day and night.   Finally, Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin waives his right to testify at his murder trial. (Note- riots continue in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, for the fourth night in a row while Officer Kim Potter appeared in court today over the death of Duante Wright).  
  67. 2021 Thursday J: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND SUPREME COURT NEWS- Congressman Jerrold “Jerry” “Pillsbury Doughboy” Nadler, D-NY 10th congressional district, and Senator Ed Markey, DS-MA, debuted their plan to ‘unpack’ the U.S. Supreme Court with their new bill with which to expand the high court to 13 seats so as to nullify President Donald J. Trump’s three successful SCOTUS picks, two of which, the two Democrats claim he stole from them.  Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that ‘responsible people must denounce the liberals’ court-packing scheme.’  We shall see.  Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says that ‘IF the Dems expand the court to 13 seats, the nation’s high court will lose all legitimacy.’  We agree.   Speaking of the high court, it upholds a lower court ruling in Ohio that bans abortions because of Down’s syndrome.  In other news, the U.S. Department of the Treasury says that a ‘spy’ working for Paul Manafort, Konstantin Kliminik passed sensitive Trump polling data onto Russian intelligence back in 2016.
  68. 2021 Thursday K: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- The state of Florida passed a bill prohibiting trannys from participating in scholastic sports to which we say, “How about a third category of scholastic sports?  How about tranny sports?  Cheaper to build new locker rooms and showers than to continue fighting this BS in courts.”  Ah, well, congratulations, Florida!  The NCAA says it won’t hold any further sporting events in states that ARE NOT WOKE.  We say, “F**k them.”  Elsewhere, Arizona is going to hold the election ballot recounts from 2020 in the Veterans Memorial Colosseum.   In other news, Republican senators are reintroducing a ban on the use of TikTok[xv] on federal devices and on federal grounds.  A similar bill is going to appear in the U.S. House of Representatives.   Meanwhile, in the Arkansas gubernatorial race, former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has amassed $5 million already.
  69. 2021 Thursday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II- A new Quinnipiac Poll says that 52-percent of Americans disapprove of the job Joe Biden is doing while only 48-percent say he’s the ‘bomb.’  The guy is a senile loser.  Next, the GOP U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania is shaping up to be a SUPER MAGA PRO-TRUMP PRIMARY BATTLE.  Next, people are wondering if President Donald J. Trump is going to endorse a candidate to whoop Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s butt in Wyoming?  We think so.  Today, he stood with Wyoming’s GOP Chairman Frank Eathorne, who happened to be in Washington, D.C., on January 06, 2021, the day the Democrats launched the largest FALSE FLAG OPERATION in U.S. political history.[xvi]   In other news, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, condemns Biden’s intel leaders over their ‘politicizing and weaponizing intelligence information.’
  70. 2021 Thursday M: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III- A recent poll says that ’72-percent of the American people support the Second Amendment.’  Guns are not going anywhere.  Just saying. In other news, a split congress may take different paths to trying to pass Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion ‘infrastructure bill,’ aka the BIDEN PORKULUS BILL.  We hope it goes straight into the crapper.  Next, we learn that intelligence leaders have confirmed what we all knew: that the ‘Russians are paying bounties on U.S. soldiers killed’ was nothing more than a crock of crap.  According to them, there is low to moderate confidence that this is true.  Moving on, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, says the allegations against him are not true.  OF COURSE THEY ARE NOT FLIPPING TRUE, Congressman McCarthy, the stuff the Dems are doing to him comes straight out of Saul Alinsky’s book, “Rules for Radicals.”  Elsewhere, Vice President Mike Pence received a pacemaker for his heart today.  Finally, federal law enforcement is telling all citizens living along the southern border to arm up for their own protection.
  71. 2021 Thursday N: BUSINESS NEWS- McDonald’s restaurants are going to implement new employee training in all 39,000 of its restaurants across the globe seeing as how some sexual harassment complaints have been filed against employees in some of them.  Good for you, y’all WOKE now.  Elsewhere, Deliveroo’s food delivery system has seen its orders double in Q-1.  In other business news, Jeff Bezos says- having survived the union attempt at one of his factories- that he will do a better job for his employees.  Meanwhile, last week, there were 576,000 initial unemployment claims which is the lowest number since the Chi-Coms sent the Xi Jinping Bat Flu around the globe.
  72. 2021 Thursday O: CRAZY NEWS-  The AP Style Book says the term, ‘mistress,’ should no longer be used as (1) it implies the woman is to blame in a long term sexual relationship with man and (2) there is no male counterpart which some say is bogus as ‘cheater’ is a good name for a man involved in a long-term, ‘down-low’ relationship whether with a woman or another man.  WOKE strikes again.   Elsewhere, Facebook’s oversight board is weighing the future of President Donald J. Trump’s social media fate.   Next, filmmaker Jeremy Corbett says that the videos have of UFOs are the best he has ever seen, deeming them authentic.  We look forward to the report that supposedly is coming out on June 01, 2021.  We will believe it when we see it as the federal government has made promises such as full disclosure before and always reneged on them.   According to the National UFO Reporting Center, there were 7,263 sightings in the U.S. alone compared to 5,796 the year before which says it appears we are entering what UFO experts call a ‘flap year.’  

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of UFO and of the Michael Schenker Group at some point within the next year.  We hope you will remain vigilant as to the day that we do.

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

[iv] We hope to promote the music of both Emerson, Lake & Palmer along with the Nice at some point soon.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.  Thank you.

[v] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[vi] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

[vii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xiv] We say the time is coming when the states are going to have to lay in minefields, antivehicle, antipersonnel, and anti-boat traps to take out the scumbags as they attempt to storm our country.  We also believe that a few thousands dollars’ worth of lead will stop the tidal wave once and for all.  NO other nation in the world would prevent the disaster our nation is undergoing due to weak, spineless leaders in the BOGUS, we repeat, BOGUS regime currently occupying the White House.   

[xv] TikTok remains one of the Chi-Coms’ best intelligence gathering devices around the world but especially here in the United States.

[xvi] Speaking of the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, testimony before congress yesterday and today suggests that Capitol Hill law enforcement was woefully unprepared, that they were lacking intelligence, and even worse, that many were told to stand down although no one clearly knows who the person giving the orders was.  Can we suggest, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is in charge of the Capitol Hill cops.  Let us look at her first.  Thank you.

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HH. 1954 Wednesday: French paratroopers crawl forward inch by inch towards the People’s Army communist thugs who have cut a major gash into the air strip upon which the French defenders of Dien Bien Phu depend. The communists thought they were untouchable when the paras stormed into their positions with grenades, small arms, and knives and killed most of the Viet Minh and sent the rest scurrying for their lives.

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104. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021:

DAY EIGHTY-FIVE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

U.S. Attorneys General Levi Lincoln Sr. and Henry D. Gilpin; U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Bibb; Curved Air featuring Sonja Kristina, Deep Purple featuring Richie Blackmore, the Pretenders featuring Pete Farndon, and Supertramp featuring Keith Baker:

  1. 193 Sunday: Lucius Septimius Severus becomes the emperor of Rome on this date.
  2. 1775 Friday: The first American Society for the Abolition of Slavery formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  3. 1777 Monday: New York adopted a new constitution as an independent state.
  4. 1792 Saturday: France declares war on Austria, which begins the French Revolutionary Wars.
  5. 1799 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte declares, “Jerusalem should be for the Jews.”
  6. 1801 Tuesday: In Lancaster, Britain, future 14th U.S. Attorney General Henry D. Gilpin is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Martin Van Buren from January 11, 1840 to March 04, 1841.
  7. 1809 Friday: At the Battle of Ebensburg, Austria, Napoleon defeats the Austrian army.
  8. 1814 Thursday: Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated his throne and suffered banishment at the hands of the Allied victors to the Island of Elba.  
  9. 1820 Friday: In Worcester, Massachusetts, the 4th U.S. Attorney General Levi Lincoln Sr. died at age 70.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from March 05,1801 to March 05, 1805.
  10. 1828 Monday: The first edition of Noah Webster’s “American Dictionary of the English Language” undergoes publication.
  11. 1836 Thursday: The U.S. Congress created the Wisconsin Territory.
  12. 1853 Thursday: Harriet Tubman begins the Underground Railway with the purpose of helping move slaves from the South to refuge in the North.
  13. 1859 Thursday: In Georgetown, Washington, D.C., the nation’s 17th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Bibb died at age 82.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John Tyler and James K. Polk from July 04, 1844 to March 07, 1845.
  14. 1860 Saturday: The first Pony Express rider arrived in San Francisco with mail originating in St. Joseph, Mo.
  15. 1861 Sunday: The Federals surrender Ft. Sumter to the Confederates.
  16. 1865 Friday: John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln during a performance of “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C.
  17. 1902 Monday: James Cash Penney opened his first store, “The Golden Rule,” in Kemmerer, Wyoming.
  18. 1910 Thursday: President William Howard Taft became the first U.S. chief executive to throw the ceremonial first pitch at a baseball game as the Washington Senators beat the Philadelphia Athletics 3-0.
  19. 1912 Sunday: The British luxury liner, RMS Titanic, collided with an iceberg in the North Atlantic at 11:40 p.m. ship’s time and began sinking.  The ship went down approximately two hours and forty minutes later with the loss of 1,514 lives.
  20. 1915 Wednesday: The Ottoman Empire’s army invaded Armenia on this date, which would lead to the Armenian Genocide.
  21. 1918 Sunday: The U.S. First Aero Squadron engaged in America’s first aerial dogfight with enemy aircraft over Toul, France.
  22. 1925 Tuesday: WGN in Chicago became the first radio station to broadcast a regular-season Major League Baseball game when it presented the Chicago Cubs beating the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates by a final score of 8-2.
  23. 1931 Tuesday: King Alfonso of Spain went into exile, and the leftists proclaim the Second Spanish Republic on this date.   This of course was the name for their new Spanish regime, one that would have to be destroyed by Nationalists under the command of El Caudillo Francisco Franco.
  24. 1935 Sunday: The “Black Sunday” dust storm descended upon the Central Plains, turning a sunny afternoon into total darkness.
  25. 1939 Friday: Viking Press first published the John Steinbeck novel, “The Grapes of Wrath,” on this date.
  26. 1940 Sunday: Allied troops land in Norway to help fight the Nazis.  The Germans are gaining ground and it’s clear that the Allied troops may find themselves in precarious positions.  They should be home preparing to defend France from a looming German onslaught. 
  27. 1941 Monday: At the behest of the Nazis, King Peter abandons Yugoslavia to pro-Fascist elements.  Meanwhile, in Paris, the first massive roundup of Jews begins with over 3,600 taken into custody by the German occupiers.   Elsewhere, fighting continues in Greece as the 1st SS Panzer Division captures a key pass thus cutting off retreat for Greek forces.  In North Africa, the Afrika Korps is having a hell of a time capturing Tobruk.
  28. 1942 Tuesday: The British high command is in a dither, trying to get British leadership in Egypt to launch an offensive against the Afrika Korps so as to relieve the pressure on Malta.  If Malta succumbs to Luftwaffe bombings around the clock, supplies getting to British forces in the Near and Middle East will become much more problematic.  Currently, leadership in Cairo is defeatist in attitude. 
  29. 1943 Wednesday: Soviet feelers to the Finns in Helsinki are rebuffed.  The Soviets are trying to get Finland to exit the war seeing as how they are allies of the Nazis and an integral component of the Siege of Leningrad.  The Finns respond by saying, ‘nope, we are not going anywhere.’  In another 15-18 months however, the Finns will be the ones suing for peace.
  30. 1944 Friday: The United States Army Air Force is preparing to launch a major raid against Rumanian oilfields in Ploesti, Rumania.  The Nazi war machine is dependent upon oil supplies from their Axis partner to keep their military moving ahead.  Tomorrow is the day of the raid.  Planes and pilots are preparing.
  31. 1945 Saturday: The U.S. 7th Army with Allies occupies the German cities of Nuremberg and Stuttgart. On the other side of the planet, American planes bombed Tokyo and damaged the Imperial Palace.  Meanwhile, Richie Blackmore, future lead guitarist with Deep Purple[i] and Rainbow[ii] was born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England on this date.
  32. 1948 Wednesday: Keith Baker—drummer with the British rock band, Supertramp[iii] 1969-1971—is born in England on this date.
  33. 1949 Thursday: The “Wilhelmstrase Trial” in Nuremberg, Germany ended with 19 former Nazi Foreign Office officials sentenced by an American tribunal to prison terms ranging from four to 25 years.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the British prog-rock band, Curved Air[iv]– Sonja Kristina- is born in Brentwood, Essex, England, on this date.
  34. 1954 Wednesday: French paratroopers crawl forward inch by inch towards the People’s Army communist thugs who have cut a major gash into the air strip upon which the French defenders of Dien Bien Phu depend.  The communists thought they were untouchable when the paras stormed into their positions with grenades, small arms, and knives and killed most of the Viet Minh and sent the rest scurrying for their lives.  Meanwhile, other French troops are trying to reach Huguette 6 at the far end of the airstrip with water and ammunition so the remaining troops there can continue repelling one human wave attack after another.
  35. 1956 Saturday: Ampex Corporation demonstrated its videotape recorder at the National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  36. 1960 Thursday: The musical “Bye Bye Birdie” opened on Broadway.
  37. 1961 Friday: A Cuban American invasion army departed Nicaragua for Cuba and the infamous Bay of Pigs landing.
  38. 1967 Friday: American planes attacked Haiphong, North Vietnam, for the first time during the war in Vietnam.
  39. 1970 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon nominated Harry Blackmun to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The choice of Blackmun, whom the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed the following month, followed the failed nominations of Clement Haynsworth and G. Harrold Carswell.
  40. 1971 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds busing as a way of achieving racial desegregation.  Meanwhile, President Richard M. Nixon ends the U.S. blockade of the People’s Republic of China.
  41. 1981 Tuesday: The first test flight of America’s first operational space shuttle, the Columbia, ended successfully with a landing at Edwards Air Force Base in eastern Kern County, California.
  42. 1983 Thursday: Pete Farndon of the Pretenders[v] (bass/vocals) died from a heroin overdose on this date in London, England; he was 30-years-old.
  43. 1984 Saturday: The Texas Board of Education began requiring that the state’s public-school textbooks describe the evolution of human beings as “theory rather than fact.”
  44. 1986 Monday: President Ronald Reagan announced the U.S. air raid on military and terrorist related targets in Libya on this day.
  45. 1987 Tuesday: Turkey applies for membership in the European Common Market.
  46. 1994 Thursday: Branch Davidian leader David Koresh promises authorities that he will surrender to them after he completes his Seven Seals manuscript.  Meanwhile, two U.S. Air Force F-15 warplanes mistakenly shot down two U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters over northern Iraq, killing 26 people, including 15 Americans on this date.
  47. 2002 Sunday: Dictator and thug Hugo Chavez returns to power in Venezuela.  Many people will pay the price for his return.  The people of Venezuela tried to depose this POS but enough scumbags rallied to his side to save him and put him back in power.
  48. 2003 Monday: It sucks to be a terrorist: in Baghdad, U.S. troops capture a Palestinian POS, Abu Abbas, a man responsible for murdering an American on the cruise ship Achille Lauro, sailing in the Mediterranean when it was commandeered by jihadists.  The scum threw disabled passenger Leon Klinghoffer overboard in his wheelchair.  Brave scumbag.  Hang him.  Elsewhere, near Richmond, California, the headless body of a female and a fetus with the umbilical cord still attached wash up on the shore.  Law enforcement officers test the body for DNA and learn that the remains are those of Laci Peterson and her unborn baby who have been missing from their Modesto, California, home since December 24, 2002.  This would bode ill for her husband and the baby’s father, Scott Peterson.
  49. 2004 Wednesday: In a historic policy shift, President George W. Bush endorsed Israel’s plan to hold on to part of the West Bank in any final peace settlement with the Palestinians.  He also ruled out Palestinian refugees returning to Israel, bringing strong criticism from the scumbag Palestinians.
  50. 2005 Thursday: Near the Palestinian town of Nablus, Israeli troops whack a member of the terrorist group, Al Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, who was preparing to launch an attack into Israel.  Israeli officials placed blame for the incident squarely atop the shoulders of the Palestinian garbage running the show in Gaza City.  These people are all jihadists and jihadists must be whacked wherever discovered.  Good work, Israel!
  51. 2006 Friday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad meeting with Hamas officials at a conference on Palestinian statehood blasts the Israeli government as being a dying, rotten tree, one that will disappear with the first storm.’  Israel is still there and Ahmadinejad is full of fecal matter.  Elsewhere, Chad severs ties with the Sudan after Islamist rebels from Chad carry out an attack within their own country, killing at least 350 people and wounding countless others.  Chad points the finger of blame directly at Khartoum which remains mum.
  52. 2007 Saturday: Not that it did any good, 200,000 people take to the streets in Ankara, Turkey, protesting against the possible candidacy of want-to-be dictator for life, incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  The POS is still there in 2020.   
  53. 2008 Monday: Delta Airlines Incorporation and Northwest Airlines Corporation announced they were merging.   Elsewhere, the U.S. is beginning to occupy its brand-spanking new $736 billion embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.  The facility is about the size of the Vatican City and can reportedly withstand any assault by terrorists.  We shall see.   Meanwhile, the World Food Bank announces a plethora of new emergency measures with which to combat the rising costs of food prices.  People in the developing world are running amok in the streets, having food riots, attacking stores and warehouses.  It’s getting ugly out there.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: In a big day for Somali pirates, the scum seize four ships taking 60 hostages.  Elsewhere, North Korea said it was restarting its rogue nuclear program (what else is new?), booting U.N. inspectors and pulling out of disarmament talks in an angry reaction to U.N. Security Councils condemnation of its April 15 rocket launch.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: The Vatican finds itself in the hotseat when a top cardinal within the church links homosexuality with pedophilia in discussions over the recent wave of sex scandals threatening the institution.  You know, if the shoe fits; still, whether the Roman Catholic Church knows it or not, everyone is beginning to get WOKE.  Some things you can say and others you can’t and what the cardinal said is one of the bad ones…in other news, whispers are coming out of the White House that President Barack Hussein Obama is going to debut a new plan with which to send American astronauts to Mars.  Supposedly, this will occur tomorrow.  The funny thing is that NOT long after he became president, he scrapped NASA’s plans for returning astronauts to the moon.  He wanted the money for his bogus social re-engineering programs.
  56. 2011 Thursday: President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy publish an op-ed in a global newspaper- International Herald Tribune– in which the three leaders share their vision on how best to end the Libyan Civil War, one these guys sort of had a hand in starting and now like George W. Bush and his ill-fated Iraq War 2003, once they broke it, they own it.
  57. 2012 Saturday: The U.S., Russia, and China begin talks on Iran’s nuclear program.  Elsewhere, South Korean naval vessels search the Yellow Sea on the lookout for a failed North Korean missile test which went down into the ocean shortly after launch.
  58. 2013 Sunday: In anticipation of Croatia becoming a full-fledged member of the European Union, the nation selects its first MPs through an election.   Elsewhere, following the death of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez (died March 05), Venezuelans go to the polls for a snap presidential election.   Meanwhile, South Korean continues putting out feelers to its counterparts in the North which are rebuffed yet again.  Light ‘em up, civilized world, light those North Koreans up.  
  59. 2014 Monday: According to Brainy History, the Washington Post and The Guardian win the Pulitzer Prize for reporting of surveillance programs by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA); the investigations relied on thousands of documents leaked by Edward Snowden, a former NSA contractor.  Elsewhere, folks waiting at a bus station outside the Nigerian capital city of Abuja have a horrible day when twin bombings occur.  According to Al Jazeera, at least 71 people are sent to meet their Maker while at least another 120 probably wish they could.  Once again, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes again.
  60. 2015 Tuesday: President Barack Hussein Obama meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to discuss the ongoing fight against the Islamic State.  The American president says he will send the nation ‘humanitarian aid’ but in his usual ‘f**k this’ attitude, will not commit to sending the beleaguered nation military supplies.
  61. 2016 Thursday: Palestinians are always causing trouble and today is no different.  In Jerusalem, Israeli law enforcement catch two Palestinian 12-year-old boys who had an assortment of knives concealed within their clothing.  Off they went to the Hoosegow.  Meanwhile, near Hebron, a Palestinian extremist attacks an Israeli soldier with an axe but who is then shot dead for his troubles.  Piss on them.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms announce they are going to prosecute 357 of its citizens for the illegal sale of vaccines.  What kind of vaccines? 
  62. 2017 Friday: Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted in Boston in a 2012 double-homicide that prosecutors claimed was fueled by his anger over a drink spilled on him at a nightclub.  Five days later, Hernandez supposedly hanged himself in his prison cell.   Elsewhere, European vessels plying the waters off of the Libyan coast come upon another floundering load of Sub-Saharan African ‘migrants’ and yank 2,000 of them out of the water.  
  63. 2018 Saturday: Terrorists attack an Egyptian army outpost in the Sinai today killing several soldiers.  At least 12-14 jihadis ran amok, four of them detonating suicide vests as they grappled with the soldiers.  At least 8 Egyptian soldiers lost their lives in the skirmish.  Further north, problems continue along the border between Israel and Gaza.  A visiting delegation of Egyptian leaders encourage the Palestinians to call off their ‘Great March of Return.’  This event witnesses Hamas sending out cannon fodder to engage with the Israeli Defense Forces so people can get killed and Hamas can then point fingers at Israel.  We say, stop giving the Palestinians money.  Period.
  64. 2019 Sunday: Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, a woman with numerous problems, finds herself at the center of controversy yet again after comments made at a 9/11 speech come to light in which, she tries to cover up the role of Islam in bringing down the Twin Towers.  President Donald J. Trump hammers the skank while- shock of shocks- Nancy Pelosi rushes to her defense.  Boot both women out of Congress.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: Today, former President Barack Hussein Obama endorsed his former vice president, “Pro-China Joe” Biden for the 2020 presidential nomination of the Democratic Party.  He did so via social media.  Mr. Obama joins the Chinese taskmasters running the Biden campaign in selecting the ‘right man for the job’ should he win in November (which he won’t).  Meanwhile, the Kung Flu- aka COVID-19, aka coronavirus, aka Wuhan Virus, aka Wuhan Flu, aka Wuhan Virus Crisis- continues claiming lives and causing economic destruction wherever it occurs.  Current statistics show a total of 1,968,943 confirmed cases with 123,783 confirmed deaths and 464,135 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have a total (at the time of this update) 598,737 confirmed cases what with 24,770 confirmed deaths and 38,015 confirmed recoveries.  We must thank our Chinese ‘friends’ for giving us the gift that won’t stop giving.  Thank you, People’s Republic of China, thank you.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: As of this evening, the world has 1,981,239 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Virus Crisis what with 126,681 confirmed deaths and 486,622 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, 614,416 confirmed cases and 29,897 confirmed deaths and 48,036 confirmed recoveries.  Now, get this, the People’s Republic of China claims to have 84,393 confirmed cases, 3.342 deaths and 78,877 confirmed recoveries.  Amazing is it not?  The U.S. State Department estimates that in truth, at least 2.2 million to 2.5 million fatalities connected to this lab-engineered, diabolical virus and yet, they claim it ain’t so.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that he will put a hold on the money the United States gives to the World Health Organization.  About time, Mr. President, about time.  How about putting an American into the place of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus?  That makes more sense than having a Third World toady for China in the gig.
  67. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 137,847,272 confirmed cases, +1,000,476, 2,965,199  confirmed deaths, +16,103, and 78,548,136 confirmed recoveries, +612,509.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,608,413 confirmed cases, UP 165,799 from yesterday’s reporting, 569,556 confirmed deaths, UP 1,662, and 119,010,784 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[vi]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  68. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 242,664 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.   Dr. Scott Gottlieb takes the ‘Biden administration’ to task for NOT surging vaccines and resources into coronavirus hotspots but to continue doling vaccines out based on population numbers. 
  69. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,706,728 confirmed cases, 60,507 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,141,686 confirmed cases, 34,164 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,175 confirmed cases, 471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 381,537 confirmed cases, 5,391 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Utah, the home of a bunch of rebellious Mormons who dressed up like Native Americans and attacked settlers on the Oregon Trail: they have 391,177 confirmed cases, 2,161 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.[vii] 
  70. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,521 confirmed cases, 6,312 confirmed deaths, and 827,055 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Georgia, one of the countries victimized by Vladimir Putin’s Russia: 291,214 cases of the virus, 3,901 confirmed deaths and 278,683 confirmed recoveries.[viii]    
  71. 2021 Wednesday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,730.89, UP 53.62 points (+0.16%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,857.84, DOWN 138.26 points (-0.99%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,126.44, DOWN 16.93 points (-0.41%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.83 per barrel, +0.29 (+0.46%).  The price of GOLD is $1,735.90 per troy oz., -0.40 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.46 per troy ounce, -0.06 (-0.25%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,175.00 per troy oz, -2.40 (-0.20%) while the price of COPPER is $4.11 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,678.23 per troy oz, -11.58 (-0.43%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $28,100.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.40%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.53 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.07.     In Fijian Dollar, one greenback equals 2.01 and in Gambian Dalasi, a buck equals 50.70.[xii]   In other news, Coinbase soars in market debut, being valued at $100 billion.
  72. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.937 per gallon, $2.842 in Florida, $3.745 in Hawaii, and $3.340 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Iowa: $2.778.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,170,800,252,848 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  In other business news, Toshiba’s CEO and President Hisao Tanaka resigned today in the wake of a $20 billion buyout offer.   Next, Univision announces plans for a merger with Televisa which will also provide a streaming service for Spanish language audiences.   Elsewhere, Tesco reports a 20-percent drop in its profits even during the online boom in business, thanks to the Chi-Com Virus ravaging the country and the world.
  73. 2021 Wednesday F: COVID-19 NEWS- Moderna is eyeing a combination COVID-19/Influenza vaccination for the fall.  (Note- don’t bother- we aren’t going to take it).  Next, U.S. intelligence chief says that spy agencies are unclear as to when the China Virus first underwent transmission.  Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says that ‘if you want to get the American people to buy in on getting the vaccine, government should not lie to them’ (like that imbecile, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci).   Elsewhere, IBM uncovers more attacks against China Virus vaccine supply chains.  No surprise there.  In other COVID-19 vaccine news, Denmark has permanently halted the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine following reports of blood clots showing up in patients in that country.  Next, the NFL says that players and staff MUST get the coronavirus vaccines if they want to play or to work within the National Football League.  We say, “F**k them.”  Finally, GOP lawmakers push back on the ongoing push for COVID-19 passports.  (Note- a poll says that more than 50-percent of Republicans are NOT going to get the vaccines).
  74. 2021 Wednesday G: WASHINGTON, D.C. STATEHOOD- a recent poll says that of all 50 states and Washington, D.C., the latter is viewed as the absolute worst place to live and work.  Speaking of statehood, 22 Republican state attorney-generals are suing the Biden administration saying that statehood for the nation’s capital is unconstitutional which it is.  The nation’s capital was meant to be an independent federal district.  Perhaps they should return the real estate given to the district by the surrounding states back to the donors.  There.  Problem solved.  They can pay taxes to the states.  Ah, well, the House Oversight Committee is going to vote on a bill- H.R. 51- authorizing D.C. statehood later in the week.  Still, Democrats are facing cries of “HYPOCRISY” over the court-packing scheme seeing as how they were against it before they were for it. 
  75. 2021 Wednesday H: JOE BIDEN NEWS I- The ‘Biden administration’ is pushing to protect the nation’s power grid as hacking efforts intensify.  Next, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she of the pendulous breasts that droop down past her waistline, has invited bewildered old Joe Biden to address a joint session of Congress on April 28.  This we got to see!   Meanwhile, critics lambasting Joe Biden’s SCOTUS commission on packing the court could favor adding additional left-wing justices to an already inept court thanks to the commission being one-sided.  (Note- we suspected this from the start).  Next, Joe Biden says that ALL U.S. troops will be out of Afghanistan, not by May 1, 2021, as President Donald J. Trump planned but on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001: September 11, 2021.[xv]  However, Joe Biden’s CIA Director William Burns is pushing back on this announcement.[xvi]
  76. 2021 Wednesday I: CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE NEWS- The judge in the Derek Chauvin murder trial today refused a motion to dismiss the case.  Meanwhile, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, Police Officer Kim Potter was arrested today and charged with second degree manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of thug Duante Wright.  Police in the city also had to put barricades around her family’s home seeing as how rioting has been ongoing there now for three days.  Last night, law enforcement arrested another 60 people rioting and running amok in the streets.  We say, “Shoot them and re-establish law and order in your city.”   In other criminal justice news, Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff died in federal prison at age 83.  In doing so, he was able to beat serving his 150-year prison sentence.  C’ est la vie.  Finally, as the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin continues, a defense expert testifies that Mr. Floyd did not die from Officer Chauvin’s actions but from a heart rhythm problem.  (Interesting note- a report says that NYPD officers stood by as four MS-13 gangbangers loaded a dead body into the trunk of their vehicle).
  77. 2021 Wednesday J: POLITICAL NEWS I- Congresswoman Ashley Hinson, R-IA 1st congressional district, has put forth a Trump-like bill, the “Red Tape Reduction Act,” a bill that would seek to cut regulations and rules.  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Julia Letlow, R-LA 5th congressional district, put her hand on the Holy Bible today and took the oath of office as the newest member of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is continuing with Florida’s lawsuit against the Joe Biden regime over its crazy Immigrations and Customs Enforcement policies.  Illegal aliens MUST GO!  Speaking of the border, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is supposed to visit Mexico and Guatemala within the next ‘several weeks.’  Uh, okay, we have a CATASTROPHE on our southern border there, phony VP.  Finally, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer plans to move forward with the Biden administration’s infrastructure bill early next week, the one that will cost more than $2 trillion, money mostly borrowed from communist China.  (Note- Congressman Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, says that “Cryin’ Chuck” is not reaching out to Republican lawmakers for their input.  Say what?)
  78. 2021 Wednesday K: POLITICAL NEWS II- The Capitol Hill officer who shot and killed 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt during the January 06, 2021 FALSE FLAG operation, aka the infamous Capitol Hill Riots- of that ill-fated day will face NO charges whatsoever even though film makes it clear there was no reason for such an incident to have occurred.  Good to have friends in high places, folks.  Next, major U.S. corporations are all banding together to thwart the new voting laws seeking to infuse more honesty and openness into the laws so that what happened on November 03, 2020 does not occur again; namely, stealing a presidential election and giving it to a horrible candidate, creepy old Joe Biden.  Elsewhere, several GOP senators are seeking to strip Major League Baseball of its anti-trust protections.  Kick MLB to the curb.
  79. 2021 Wednesday L: POLITICAL NEWS III- The Biden administration is going to honor the terms of the deal made by President Donald J. Trump and the United Arab Emirates.  The sale of advanced U.S. warplanes will proceed.   Next, the U.S. Senate votes 53-45 to confirm Gary Gensler as the next head of Securities and Exchange Commission.  Meanwhile, Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that Joe Biden is swiftly moving illegal aliens apprehended along the southern border and is moving them into the heartland of the country.  There is NO vetting, NO testing for diseases, NO background checks for criminal activity, and thus Old Joe is fueling the demise for the country at a later date.
  80. 2021 Wednesday M: POLITICAL NEWS IV- The Democrats are preparing to release a new plan with which to expand the U.S. Supreme Court from nine seats to 13.  This is indeed ‘packing the courts,’ something Joe Biden swore upon the head of Satan (just kidding) he would NEVER do.  Congressman Ted Budd, R-NC 13th congressional district, says a constitutional amendment is required with which to fix the number of justices at nine.  Meanwhile, Congressman Buddy Carter, R-GA 1st congressional district, says that ‘Major League Baseball is punishing the people it claims to be helping.’  Next, the Dems have another plan, one into which they will pour another $50 billion to eradicate student loan debt.  This will wipe out the debt for 36 million of our fellow Americans.  Good.  Elsewhere, former President George W. Bush laments that he did not pass comprehensive immigration reform when HE was president.  How about enforcing the laws? 
  81. 2021 Wednesday N: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood comes as gay.  Big whoop.  Next, Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl are working on an anthem for the COVID-19 era.  Meanwhile, Parler says that Amazon is throwing mud at them by claiming they are doing everything they can to cover up ownership.   Speaking of Amazon, they are pledging to promote more women and blacks.  Elsewhere, the state of Arizona is revamping sex-ed rules in the wake of all the LGBTQIA+ bulls**t being forced down the throats of American students.
  82. 2021 Wednesday O: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II-  We learn that $174 billion of the infrastructure bill proposed by Joe Biden is going to the Chi-Coms.  We need them to mine and manufacture rare earth minerals so we can drive electric cars.  Good going, Joe.  Next, Stephen Miller says that “America First Legal” is aiding the states in suing the Biden administration.  Moving on, a new department of the U.S. Treasury will oversee COVID-19 relief.  Boy, talk about a major slush fund for the Left!   Elsewhere, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, tells Newsmax that IF Trump runs in 2024, he will be the nominee.   Next, Joe Biden- never one to pander- is appointing a liaison to the American Asian-Pacific Islanders community seeing as how black Democrats are attacking Asian Democrats.  Someone has to help make nice.  Erika Moritsugu will get the gig.  Finally, experts say (and they are right) that California is not prepared for another catastrophic fire season.  True, absolutely true, thanks to liberal mismanagement and inattention.
  83. 2021 Wednesday P: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS- the United States and Germany are warning Russia to pull back from Ukraine’s borders.  The Biden administration plans to slap new sanctions atop Vladimir Putin and the Russian government.  Let’s see what that does.  Meanwhile, experts say that thanks to U.S. stupidity, we have built the Chi-Com military for them via the lopsided trade disparities as well as permitting to steal everything they can get their thieving hands on.  Wow.
  84. 2021 Wednesday Q: LOTTERY RESULTS-  First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3551: : 07, 10, 20, 28, 33, and Mega 15.  Out of 114,696 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers BUT NO Mega for a prize of $10,170 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Foremost Liquor, South Pasadena, CA 91030 (2) United Oil, Ontario, CA 91761 (3) Cig Zone, Indio, CA 92201 and (4) Bonfare Market, San Jose, CA 95135.   Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #837: 13, 30, 33, 45, 61, and Power 14.  Out of 46,599 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were FIVE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball $5,142 apiece.  

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[i] We began offering the music of Deep Purple on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this lengthy offering on Sunday, 08-July-2018.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We are not sure when we will present the music of Supertramp but we hope to do it within the next year or so.  You will not want to miss this group, that we can tell you.

[iv] We hope to promote the music of Curved Air within the next 5-6 years.

[v] We are not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Pretenders but when we do, you will be the first to know so rejoice.

[vi] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[vii] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

[viii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo applauds the Biden administration for pulling U.S. troops rather than listening to the military-industrial-political complex and keeping them there another 10-20 years.  Secretary Pompeo is also ecstatic that the world sees the Chi-Coms as the generation point for the Chi-Vi.

[xvi] NATO allies with troops in Afghanistan will leave at the same time with U.S. troops.

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Meanwhile, in French Indochina, a mishap occurs over the main camp at Dien Bien Phu occurs as a French B-26 bomber on a mission against the Viet Minh goes awry as the plane drops its bombs in the center of the camp due to heavy fog. Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais is worried because at first, he believes the Chi-Coms have entered the fight and have sent in their air force. He learns that this is not so.

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102. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021:

DAY EIGHTY-THREE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt;  U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White; U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay; Bill Haley and the Comets, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Gib Gilbeau, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Miller Anderson, Sonny & Cher featuring Sonny Bono, and Steppenwolf featuring John Kay:

  1. 1111 Wednesday: Pope Paschalis II crowns Henry V, Roman emperor.
  2. 1204 Monday: Due to crookedness on the part of the Byzantine emperor, knights of the Fourth Crusade occupy and then sack the capital city of Constantinople.
  3. 1545 Thursday: French king Francois I orders his soldiers to kill the Protestants of the city of Vaudois.
  4. 1606 Wednesday: England adopts the Union Jack as its official flag.
  5. 1654 Sunday: England, Ireland, and Scotland unite.
  6. 1713 Wednesday: Dutch State-General signs peace with France: Netherlands loses Orange Princedom.
  7. 1776 Friday: North Carolina’s Fourth Provincial Congress authorized the colony’s delegates to the Continental Congress to support independence from Britain.
  8. 1777 Saturday: In Hanover County, Va., future 7th U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay is born.  He would serve under President John Quincy Adams from 03-04-1825 to 03-04-1829.  He began political life first as a Whig, then as a National Republican, and finally as a Democratic Republican.
  9. 1782 Friday: The British navy won its only naval engagement against the colonists in the American Revolution at the Battle of Saints, off Dominica.
  10. 1787 Thursday: Philadelphia’s Free African Society forms.
  11. 1833 Friday: Charles Gaylor patented the fireproof safe on this date.
  12. 1844 Friday: Texas becomes a territory of the United States.
  13. 1861 Friday: The American Civil War began as Confederate forces opened fire on Fort Sumter in South Carolina.
  14. 1862 Saturday: Union volunteers stole a Confederate locomotive near Marietta, Georgia, and headed toward Chattanooga, Tennessee, on a mission to sabotage as much of the rail line as they could; however, the Confederate security forces captured and imprisoned the raiders.
  15. 1864 Tuesday: Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest captures Fort Pillow, Tennessee, which led to the so-called ‘Fort Pillow Massacre” as his men killed deceptive Union troops among them many black soldiers.
  16. 1877 Thursday: James Tyng of Harvard first used the catcher’s mask in a baseball game in a game against the Lynn Live Oaks.
  17. 1892 Tuesday: Voters in Lockport, N.Y., became the first in the United States to use voting machines.
  18. 1900 Thursday: The Congress of the United States of America passes the Foraker Act, which establishes Puerto Rico as an established territory of the country.
  19. 1908 Sunday: At Chelsea, Massachusetts, a massive fire destroys homes that make 17,000 people homeless.
  20. 1911 Wednesday: The first nonstop London-to-Paris flight took place as Pierre Prier made it in 3 hours and 56 minutes.
  21. 1915 Monday: Ottoman Turkish troops begin the drive to displace the British holding the southern Iraqi port city of Basra.  This would become known as the Battle of Shaiba.
  22. 1919 Saturday: The British Parliament passes a 48-hour workweek with minimum wages.
  23. 1927 Wednesday: At Shanghai, China, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek begins a counter-revolution against the communists.  Elsewhere, the British Cabinet came out in favor of voting rights for women.
  24. 1928 Thursday: An anarchist attempts the assassination of Italy’s King Victor Emanuel II.
  25. 1934 Thursday: “Tender is the Night,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, was first published in book form after being serialized in Scribner’s Magazine.  Elsewhere, the second-highest wind speed ever recorded took place on Mt. Washington clocking in at 231 miles per hour.
  26. 1935 Friday: Germany prohibits the publication of non-Aryan writers.
  27. 1938 Tuesday: The first law requiring medical examinations prior to receiving marriage licenses took place in New York State.
  28. 1940 Friday: During the early days of World War II, Italy concludes its annexation of the Balkan nation of Albania.  Meanwhile, German troops enter Oslo and then begin moving out in all directions chasing retreating Norwegian units.  Elsewhere, the National Football League reduces the clipping penalty from 25 yards to 15 yards.
  29. 1941 Saturday: Vichy-France’s head of government Admiral Dalan consults with German leader, Adolf Hitler.  Meanwhile, at the Battle of Vevi on the Greek border, German troops break through and send British and Commonwealth troops in full flight.  
  30. 1942 Sunday: During the Bataan Death March, Japanese troops murder approximately 400 Filipino troops and officers.  Elsewhere, British troops under the command of Lt. General William Slim continue giving ground in Burma as Imperial Japanese forces redouble efforts- following the arrival of new reinforcements- to drive the Brits out of the country and out of the region.
  31. 1943 Monday: German troops commence the liquidation of the Jewish ghetto in the Polish city of Krakow.  The Nazis are beginning to feel a need to cover their tracks and to hasten the liquidation of all Jews within their crumbling empire.
  32. 1944 Wednesday: The U.S. Twentieth Air Force underwent activation, so it could begin the strategic bombing of Japan during World War II.  Meanwhile, Rumanian diplomats visiting Soviet forces are told that IF they want an armistice with the USSR, they will have to turn on their Nazi allies NOW as well as pay reparations for the damage their troops have caused to the Russian people.  The Rumanians reject this.  Elsewhere, John Kay, future vocalist of the rock band, Steppenwolf[i], was born on this date in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany.
  33. 1945 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia, at age 63; Vice President Harry S. Truman succeeded him.  President Roosevelt was the nation’s longest serving president, entering office on March 03, 1933 until today.  Elsewhere, Miller Anderson—famed rock guitarist who played with the Keef Hartley Band[ii] among others—is born in Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland, on this date.
  34. 1946 Friday: Syria gained its independence from France on this date.
  35. 1953 Sunday: The Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals in Game 7 of the NBA Finals by a score of 87-80 to win their fourth title in five years and to beat the Nationals twice.
  36. 1954 Monday: Bill Haley and the Comets[iii] record “Rock-around-the-Clock.”  Elsewhere, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission opened a hearing on whether Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, scientific director of the Manhattan Project, should have his security clearance reinstated amid questions about his loyalty (it was not).  Meanwhile, in French Indochina, a mishap occurs over the main camp at Dien Bien Phu occurs as a French B-26 bomber on a mission against the Viet Minh goes awry as the plane drops its bombs in the center of the camp due to heavy fog.  Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais is worried because at first, he believes the Chi-Coms have entered the fight and have sent in their air force.  He learns that this is not so.
  37. 1955 Tuesday: The University of Michigan Polio Vaccine Evaluation Center declared the Salk vaccine–used in the fight against polio–safe and effective.
  38. 1961 Wednesday: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin became the first man to fly in space, aboard Russia’s Vostok 1 capsule, orbiting the Earth once before making a safe landing.
  39. 1962 Thursday: The 93rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy nominated White to fill the seat of Associate Justice Charles Whittaker.  White served from today until June 28, 1993.  
  40. 1963 Friday: Civil Rights leader the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., underwent arrest and jailing in Birmingham, Alabama, charged with contempt of court and parading without a permit.  During his time behind bars, King wrote his “Letter from Birmingham Jail”; the cops released him on bond on April 20.
  41. 1966 Tuesday: The United States Air Force begins attacking North Vietnam with B-52 strikes.
  42. 1981 Sunday: The space shuttle Columbia blasted off from Cape Canaveral on its first test flight.  Elsewhere, former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis died in Las Vegas, Nevada, at age 66.
  43. 1983 Tuesday: Harold Washington won election as the first black mayor of Chicago.
  44. 1987 Sunday: Texaco filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy after it failed to settle a legal dispute with Pennzoil Company.
  45. 1988 Tuesday: Sonny Bono[iv] becomes the mayor of Palm Springs, California.   Elsewhere, the Chinese government named a new array of younger leaders to ensure economic reform.
  46. 1989 Wednesday: Former boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson died in Culver City, California, at age 67.  Meanwhile, the authorities discovered radical activist Abbie Hoffman dead at his home in New Hope, Pennsylvania, at age 52.
  47. 1990 Thursday: In its first meeting, East Germany’s first democratically elected parliament acknowledged responsibility for the Nazi Holocaust, and asked the forgiveness of Jews and others who had suffered at their hands.
  48. 1992 Sunday: Disneyland Paris opened in Marne-La-Vallee, France, on this date.  Whoo-hoo!
  49. 1999 Monday: U.S. President Bill Clinton receives a contempt of court citation for giving “intentionally false statements” in a sexual harassment civil lawsuit.
  50. 2002 Friday: Venezuelan military authorities arrest thug dictator Hugo Chavez and whisk him off to military barracks there to await trial for his crimes against the people of Venezuela.  People, you should have shot him right then.  Otherwise, they always come back as Chavez did.  Anyhow, Pedro Carmona becomes interim president.
  51. 2003 Saturday: Thanks to the invasion of their country by President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Baghdad has become of the most violent places on the entire Earth as riots and looting occur, even in the hospitals and the museums.  The Coalition figured that when Saddam fell, everything would be A-Okay and the grateful people would come together in a spirit of love and harmony, rather like a Woodstock 2003.  Only, things are not turning out this way.  Things are going to hell in a handbasket.  President Bush, Prime Minister Blair: YOU broke it, you own it.  Dimwits.
  52. 2004 Monday: A federal judge allowed a nationwide ban on dietary supplements containing ephedra to take effect, turning aside a plea from two manufacturers.   Elsewhere, as everything continues going south in Iraq, U.S. Army General Ricardo S. Sanchez announces that the U.S. mission is now to capture or kill hostile Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr whose notorious militias are making a shambles of Baghdad and the surrounding environs.
  53. 2005 Tuesday: Wolfgang Droege, perhaps Canada’s most prolific white supremacist- has a problem today.  Cops arrived at his home, found him murdered,  Even better for the cops, the perp was still inside the apartment with a gun in his hand.  Naughty, naughty.   They don’t like handguns in our neighbor to the north.
  54. 2006 Wednesday: Jurors in the Zacarias Moussaoui trial listened to a recording of shouts and cries in the cockpit as desperate passengers twice charged hijackers during the final half-hour of doomed United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001.  Meanwhile, as the Iranians continue working on their nuclear program, the Israelis threaten strikes on their nuke facilities as a ‘last resort’ if world leaders don’t put a stop to the insanity.  (Note- we say, “NUKE IRAN!  NOW!- Moses Scharbug III)
  55. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee authorizes Senator Patrick “Leaky” Leahy to investigate the firings of federal attorneys that occurred under the Bush #43 administration.  The administration says it’s missing emails.  We shall see.
  56. 2008 Saturday: Chi-Com President Hu Jintao meets with Taiwanese Vice-President-elect Vincent Slew, making it the highest-level meeting between the two nations ever.
  57. 2009 Sunday: Pope Benedict XVI says that only reconciliation between the Israeli and Palestinian peoples can bring peace to the region.
  58. 2010 Monday: In Hungary, parliamentary election results see 28 regional seats for the left-wing Hungarian Socialist Party, and 26 regional seats for the far-right Movement for a Better Hungary.   Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama opens a summit of 47 nations to discuss how to keep nuclear weapons out of the hands of terrorists.
  59. 2011 Tuesday: As part of a crackdown on dissent in China, the authorities arrested 169 Chinese Christians attempting to hold an outdoor prayer session but released them soon afterward.
  60. 2012 Thursday: Mali swears in Dioncounda Traore, an interim president, marking the country’s transition back to civilian rule following last month’s coup.  Elsewhere, U.S. technology company Google, Inc. announces its 2012 first quarter earnings rose by more than 24%, and net profits increased to $8.14 billion.  Meanwhile, as a confrontation continues in the South China Sea between Chi-Com fishing (military vessels and Philippines fishing boats, Manila sends another warship to defend its interests.
  61. 2013 Friday: Russia threatens retaliation after the U.S. imposes sanctions on 18 Magnitsky list Russians accused of human rights violations.  Meanwhile, Macy’s loses its dispute with JC Penney; JC Penney wins the right to sell unbranded housewares designed by Martha Stewart in its stores.
  62. 2014 Saturday: Researchers announce a new orally administered drug that may cure Hepatitis C; medical researchers declared 90-percent of patients in trials free of the virus after 12 weeks.  Elsewhere, gunmen- most likely Taliban thugs- kidnap 100 tribal leaders at a meeting in North Waziristan, Pakistan. 
  63. 2015 Sunday: Former first lady, New York senator, and secretary of state- Hillary Clinton- announces she will seek the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party for the second time.   Elsewhere, the War on Terror continues to rage as U.S. drone strikes whack at least four Taliban militants in North Waziristan.  Light ‘em up, boys, send them to meet with Mohammad!
  64. 2016 Tuesday: Famed country rocker Gib Guilbeau who played violin, guitar, and sang with the on-again, off-again band, the Flying Burrito Brothers[v] (1974-1984 / 1986-1997), passed away on this date at age 78.  Elsewhere, U.S. military officials announce they whacked loads of Al-Shabab militants via drone strikes both yesterday and today.  Allah Akbar!  Who doesn’t want to go meet with Mohammad?
  65. 2017 Wednesday:  President Donald J. Trump says the “U.S. dollar is getting too strong” which is why he seeks to keep interest rates low.  In other news, liberals are going berserk after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the “Nazis never used poison gas.”  This is in response to Syrian chemical weapons attacks on jihadist rebels.  What he meant is that the Nazis did NOT use poison gas on the battlefield.  Yes, they used it in the concentration camps but did not use it on the battlefield as both the Central Powers and the Allies did during World War I.  Sheesh.  Elsewhere, Japan says it will join in U.S.-South Korean military exercises as North Korea is causing lots of problems right now.
  66. 2018 Thursday: Along the border between Israel and Gaza, Palestinians continue running amok which leads Israeli Defense Forces to take out another couple of terrorists which drives liberals the world over to shriek and cry.  Meanwhile, Gazan doctors claim they have to amputate the legs of some young kids the Israelis shot (we don’t believe this crock of crap).
  67. 2019 Friday: Governor Mike DeWine, R-OH, signs a bill that eliminates the possibility of abortion once a fetal heartbeat is heard.  This leads the American Civil Liberties Union to announce they are preparing a challenge to the bill.  Meanwhile, in Quetta, Pakistan, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (you can figure out what it is) carry out a suicide bombing on a marketplace that blows 21 people to meet Allah sooner than they planned and left another 50 wishing that maybe they could have gone to meet him, too.
  68. 2020: Easter Sunday sees 1,847,643 cases of confirmed COVID-19 around the world with 113,911 confirmed deaths and 422,489 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, there are 557,783 confirmed cases with 21,965 confirmed deaths and 31,976 confirmed recoveries at the time of this update.  Sadly, many locales around the U.S. have ordered churches to be closed to ‘prevent the spread of the Wuhan Virus Crisis’ the communists running the People’s Republic of China have given the world.  Question is, when Ramadan- a holiday of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam- begins on April 23 and runs through May 23, will local and state governments order mosques to close, too?  Millions of Americans suspect this will not be the case as the government only seeks to persecute Christians and Jews but NEVER Muslims.
  69. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 136,315,604 confirmed cases, +599,097, 2,940,833  confirmed deaths, +8,641, and 77,593,298 confirmed recoveries, +388,688.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,442,604 confirmed cases, UP 94,373 from yesterday’s reporting, 567,894 confirmed deaths, UP 752, and 119,004,328 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[vi]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  70. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 240,090 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.   Dr. Scott Gottlieb takes the ‘Biden administration’ to task for NOT surging vaccines and resources into coronavirus hotspots but to continue doling vaccines out based on population numbers. 
  71. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,701,555 confirmed cases, 60,434 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,125,846 confirmed cases, 34,056 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,045 confirmed cases, 471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 378,052 confirmed cases, 5,373 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Kentucky, the home of “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell and his Chi-Com wife, Elaine Chao: they have 436,434 confirmed cases, 6,350 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.[vii] 
  72. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,072 confirmed cases, 6,299 confirmed deaths, and 826,205 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Greece, birthplace of the AICPENDBLOG.COM’s very own Chef Tiresias: 295,480 cases of the virus, 8,885 confirmed deaths and 93,764 confirmed recoveries.[viii]  In other China Virus news, India has now overtaken Brazil as having the most new cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Not good.   
  73. 2021 Monday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,745.40, DOWN 55.20 points (-0.16%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,850.00, DOWN 50.19 points (-0.36%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,127.99, DOWN 0.81 points (-0.02%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.63 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.12%).  The price of GOLD is $1,732.60 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $24.83 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,174.90 per troy oz, +0.10 (+0.01%) while the price of COPPER is $4.02 per pound, 0.00 (+0.02%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,677.52 per troy oz, +38.28 (+1.45%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.34%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.13.     In Egyptian Pound, one greenback equals 15.64 and in Emirati Dirham, a buck equals 3.67.[xii]  
  74. 2021 Monday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.936 per gallon, $2.840 in Florida, $3.718 in Hawaii, and $3.337 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- District of Columbia: $3.016.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,162,923,067,501 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  75. 2021 Monday F: JOE BIDEN NEWS- The state of Arizona is suing the ‘Biden administration’ over its flawed border policies.  They are suing the corrupt regime on environmental grounds as the hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens pouring across the southern frontier are leaving heaps of garbage, fecal matter, urine, discarded clothing, condoms, beverage containers, food wrappers, and all sorts of other garbage that is destroying the pristine environment along the Arizona-Mexico border.  Next, Joe Biden taps two openly hostile critics of President Donald J. Trump to lead key agencies.  First, he picks Tucson, Arizona’s chief of police, Chris Magnus to lead Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) and Ur Jaddou to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.  Both of these POS will push open borders policies.  Speaking of open borders, today is Day 19 that Border Czar “Kooky Kamala” Harris has failed to hold a press conference so she can share her ideas for fixing the southern border crisis.   
  76. 2021 Monday G: JOE BIDEN NEWS II- The first family’s dog, Major, is scheduled to get another round of training for all the people he has bitten since entering the White House.  What more proof does one need that the dog is a prop for a feeble old coot like Joe Biden?  Next, as the White House continues trying to convince the American people that another $2 trillion bill- this one, the INFRASTRUCTURE FIASCO BILL[xv]– is somehow good for them, Biden’s henchmen are going to target the home states of GOP leaders for a concerted push.  (Note- Joe, we don’t want this POS bill.  What you are going to do is that borrowing money from our enemies- that’s right- I flipping said it- the Chi-Coms- you are going to allow them to become de facto owners of U.S. businesses and landlords of the American people.  Chef Kilgore).   Meanwhile, we learn today that RINO wife of the late Senator John S. McCain- Cindy- could get an ambassadorship to the United Nations Food Program.  Say it ain’t so, Joe!  Big flipping deal.   Finally, Joe Biden is going to nominate former Pentagon employee Christine Wormuth to become the U.S. Army secretary.  If she gets the gig, she will become the first woman to hold this position.  YOU couldn’t find a tranny for secretary of the Army, Joe?
  77. 2021 Monday H: POLITICAL NEWS I- Fascist Governor Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI, is peeved today at her Chief Operating Officer Tricia Foster basically told her boss to ‘go f**k herself’ by taking her family to Florida to vacation during spring break and then possessing the chutzpah to post photos of her vacation to online social media sites.  According to Herr Whitmer, NO one in Michigan government is to disobey her by going to the EVIL, COVID-19-infested Florida.  Oh, well.  We predict Governor Whitmer is going to face a Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu moment when the citizens of her state drag that Frankenstein-headed b***h (the only thing she’s missing are the bolts in her neck) and her family out and liquidate them.   This is the fate of ALL dictators.[xvi]  In other news, former DNI John Ratcliffe says that ‘Hunter Biden’s Ukrainian connections and his laptop are NOT Russian disinformation.’ 
  78. 2021 Monday I: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEA NEWS- the Iranians are running around jabbering and swearing over the recent BLACKOUT that befell their main nuclear facility in Natanz.  Israel, if YOU are going to f**k with these scumbags, how about setting a chain reaction off within the program so the entire country blows the hell up?  Now, that would be something we would all love to see.  Meanwhile, the ‘Biden administration’ is negotiating with Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala (Trump already did this) to obtain their help in stopping the tidal wave of illegal aliens flooding from the three Central American countries through Mexico and into the U.S.  We believe we should militarize the southern border and throw back every wave of illegals invading our country.
  79. 2021 Monday J: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS- After a traffic stop goes awry in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, people are criticizing the moron judge in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd because with all the problems that have occurred in the area as well as across the country because he did not sequester the jury in this case.   Next, New York State continues to forge ahead with its incredibly STUPID plan of giving checks as high as $15,600 apiece to illegal aliens who may have been affected by the ‘VID when U.S. citizens have lost homes, businesses, and many of them are living out on the streets.  Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the “Gropin’ Gov” must go now.  In other news, Victor Davis Hanson says that ‘all organizations and institutions have all gone WOKE.’ 
  80. 2021 Monday K: President Donald J. Trump says it is imperative that the GOP reclaims both the House and Senate in 2022.   Elsewhere, following the accidental shooting death of a young black man in Minnesota last night, three counties are placed under curfew and the National Guard is now patrolling the streets.  Police in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (see previous), said that the female officer who shot 20-year-old Duante Wright thought she was drawing her taser as he sought to flee and instead shot him.   In other curious news, the U.S. is warning the People’s Republic of China NOT to make a move on Taiwan.  We shall see.  Russia in the Ukraine, Iran flexing its muscles, and North Korea going mum, no one knows what the heck is going to happen.  Finally, as the volcano continues erupting on St. Vincent, ferries are taking people away from the island BUT ONLY if they have vaccinations for the Chi-Vi.  We guess loads of people are going to die.  WTF?
  81. 2021 Monday L: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS II- Taiwan reports that the Chi-Coms flew 25 warplanes into their airspace earlier today.  Unlike the time when Chinese leader Hu Jintao was reaching out to Taiwan’s leadership, it’s clear that Xi Jinping is pulling a full-on Adolf Hitler, trying to intimidate neighboring countries around the borders of the People’s Republic of Chi-Com Land or actively trying to subvert them so as to force them into the fold.   Taiwan’s air defenses locked onto the PRC warplanes while tracker planes flew along with them.  War is coming, folks, war is coming and we have, uh, Joe Biden?  WTF!

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The archivists of UFO at the band’s original label got a superb idea and released the crème de la crème of the first three albums compiled on one CD- all remastered of course- entitled, “The Decca Years 1970-1973” (February 29, 2012).  Back in the day, the band featured Phil Mogg (vocals), Mick Bolton (guitars), Pete Way (bass), and Andy Parker (drums and percussion) and you get the best of the first three albums- “UFO 1,” “UFO 2- Flying,” and “Live” all in one amazing place.  IF you have yet to introduce yourself to this phenomenal band, folks, this is a wonderful way in which you and your ears can get into the groove.  Granted, at Amazon the CD sells for around $50 but what the f**k?  When it comes to rock music, only buy the best and friends, UFO is among the top 20 greatest British rock bands.

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[i] 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.

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

[iii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Bill Haley and the Comets but when we do, you will be among the first to know.

[iv] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

[v] We presented the music of the Flying Burrito Brothers beginning Sunday, 23-February-2014 and concluded our presentation on Thursday, 06-March-2014.

[vi] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[vii] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

[viii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] Joe Biden says he is now willing to negotiate the size and scope of his ‘infrastructure bill.’  Whoopie-do!

[xvi] We would never call for violence against anyone.  We’re just saying folks that Whitmer bears close resemblance to Mr. and Mrs. Ceausescu.

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U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Everett, Bainbridge Colby, Charles Evans Hughes, and Dean Acheson; U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks; Soviet leader Konstantin U. Chernenko; Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez; the J. Geil’s Band featuring John Geils:

  1. 1471 Tuesday: King Edward IV of England conquers London from King Henry VI.
  2. 1564 Saturday: England and France sign the Peace of Troyes.
  3. 1689 Monday: William III and Mary II undergo crowning as joint sovereigns of Britain. 
  4. 1713 Tuesday: The Treaty of Utrecht undergoes signing, ending the War of Spanish Succession.
  5. 1775 Tuesday: The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.
  6. 1783 Friday: Upon receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on March 13, the U.S. Congress proclaims that hostilities formally cease in the American Revolutionary War.
  7. 1794 Friday: In Dorchester, Massachusetts, the future 20th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Everett is born.  He would serve under President Millard Fillmore from 11-06-1852 to 03-04-1853.  Over the course of his lifetime, he was a member of several political parties: National Republican, Whig, Constitutional Union, National Union.
  8. 1814 Monday: After Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated as the French emperor, the British and their allies then banished him to the island of Elba.
  9. 1848 Tuesday: Hungary becomes a constitutional monarchy under King Ferdinand of Austria.
  10. 1856 Friday: Costa Rica beats back William Walker’s invading Nicaraguan army.
  11. 1860 Wednesday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, future 48th U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Warren G. Harding from March 05, 1921 to October 13,1925.
  12. 1862 Friday: In Glens Falls, N.Y., future 44th U.S. secretary of state and 11th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice of the United States Charles Evans Hughes is born.  As secretary of state, Hughes- a Republican- served under President Warren G. Harding from 03-05-1921 to 03-04-1925.  As for the U.S. Supreme Court, Hughes was the 62nd over all justice on the nation’s highest court.   President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill William Howard Taft’s seat and as the 11th chief justice of the court, he served from 02-24-1930 to 06-30-1941.
  13. 1864 Monday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Mobile, Alabama, takes place with the results that the Confederate troops abandon the city.  
  14. 1865 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln spoke to a crowd outside the White House, saying, “We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart.”  (It was the last public address that President Lincoln would ever deliver).
  15. 1868 Saturday: Japan abolishes the Shogunate.
  16. 1876 Tuesday: General Sir Charles Gordon ends religious tolerance in the Sudan.  Elsewhere, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks underwent organization on this date.  
  17. 1890 Friday: The federal government designates Ellis Island, New York, as an immigration station.
  18. 1893 Tuesday: In Middletown, CT, future 51st U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from 01-21-1949 to 01-20-1953.
  19. 1898 Monday: President William F. McKinley asks for a declaration of war against Spain.
  20. 1899 Tuesday: The Treaty of Paris ends the Spanish-American War with the result that Spain cedes Puerto Rico to the United States.
  21. 1906 Wednesday: Physicist Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity.
  22. 1912 Thursday: The RMS Titanic leaves Queenstown, Ireland, bound for New York.
  23. 1913 Friday: Postmaster General Albert S. Burleson, during a meeting of President Woodrow’s cabinet, proposed gradually segregating whites and blacks who worked for the Railway Mail Service, a policy that went into effect and spread to other agencies.
  24. 1921 Monday: Iowa became the first state to impose a cigarette tax, at 2 cents a package.  Meanwhile, the first live sports event on radio took place on KDKA Radio.  The event was a boxing match between Johnny Ray and Jonny Dundee.
  25. 1931 Saturday: Construction on the Empire State Building in New York City ended on this date, with the official opening set for May 1, 1931.
  26. 1941 Friday: The German Luftwaffe blitzes the city of Coventry, England.
  27. 1944 Tuesday: Russian Generals Fyodor Tolbukhin and Andrey Yeremenko are preparing to hammer the German and Rumanian troops going to ground around Sebastopol in the Ukraine.  They have a total of 470,000 seasoned battle troops, 560 tanks and self-propelled guns not to mention a vast air armada and artillery divisions at their command.  Hitler promises his troops that he will send them reinforcements but the Germans cannot train them fast enough to go into the meatgrinder on the Eastern Front.[i]
  28. 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, American soldiers liberated the notorious Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany.
  29. 1947 Friday: Jackie Robison became the first black player in major league history by playing in an exhibition game with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
  30. 1950 Tuesday: In Bemus Point, N.Y., the 43rd U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby died.  He began political life as a member of the GOP, then a Progressive, and finally a Democrat. He served under President Woodrow Wilson from 03-23-1920 to 03-04-1921.
  31. 1951 Wednesday: President Harry S. Truman relieved General Douglas McArthur of his commands in the Far East.
  32. 1954 Sunday: As the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues to rage, Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais reorganizes the remaining portion of the camp and outlying posts into five sectors, all commanded by a single officer who would report directly to him.  The French are beginning to regain their confidence as radio eavesdropping of their communist enemies show that morale is extremely low on their side.  Thousands of People’s Army soldiers have been killed or wounded and General Giap is having to scramble to get reinforcements of his own sent to what many in other parts of the country believe is little more than a burial ground.  Can the French sustain the fight?  Can the communists?  We shall see.[ii]
  33. 1956 Wednesday: France decides to send 200,000 reservists to the war in Algeria.
  34. 1961 Tuesday: Israel commences its prosecution of war criminal Adolf Eichmann for genocide.
  35. 1963 Thursday: the 261st Roman Catholic Pope John XXIII issued his final encyclical, “Pacem in Terris”— “Peace on Earth.”
  36. 1968 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the 1968 Civil Rights Act.
  37. 1970 Saturday: Apollo 13 with astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise and Jack Swigert, blasted off on its ill-fated mission to the moon.
  38. 1976 Sunday: Computer geeks create the Apple I computer on this date. 
  39. 1979 Wednesday: As rebels and exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seize control of his ruined nation, the people depose Idi Amin as president of Uganda. 
  40. 1980 Friday: The Equal Employment Commission regulates sexual harassment on the job.
  41. 1981 Saturday: Larry Holmes beats Trevor Berbick in 15 rounds to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  With the win, Holmes record improved to 37-0 while Berbick’s record dropped to 18—2-1.  Meanwhile, President Ronald Reagan returned to the White House from the hospital, 12 days after he was wounded in an assassination attempt.
  42. 1984 Wednesday: General-Secretary Konstantin U. Chernenko becomes president of the Soviet Union on this date.  Meanwhile, Chinese troops invade Vietnam because Vietnam won’t comply with the Chi-Com demands.  
  43. 1991 Thursday: The UN Security Council issues a ceasefire in the case of Desert Storm and the invasion of Iraq.
  44. 1996 Thursday: The Detroit Red Wings become the second NHL team to win 60 games in a season.
  45. 1998 Saturday: The executive committee of the Ulster Union Party voted 55-23 to support the Northern Ireland peace accord and its leader, David Trimble, who had outmaneuvered rebels in his ranks.
  46. 2001 Wednesday: The crew of the damaged U.S. spy plane forced to land in Hainan Island off the coast of mainland China is released.  However, their plane is kept for another couple of weeks so the Chi-Coms can go over every inch of the plane before sending it back to President George W. Bush in pieces.
  47. 2002 Thursday: An attempted coup d’ teat takes place in Venezuela against thug president Hugo Chavez. More than half-a-million angry, pissed off Venezuelans marching through the streets.  You people should have overthrown this thug when you had the opportunity.
  48. 2003 Friday: U.S. troops begin rolling into Mosul, Iraq, on this date encountering minimal resistance.  Once the ‘shock and awe’ of U.S. hammer blows on Iraqi forces became overwhelming, many units began moving into the Round 2 strategy of melting into the population and initiating a guerilla war against the Coalition forces.  This would go on for several years.  Violent, bloody, and damned depressing.
  49. 2004 Sunday: It’s Easter Sunday and President George W. Bush is visiting U.S. troops at a base in Iraq, one that’s been hit hard by fighting and attacks.  The president acknowledges it’s been a harrowing week and professes NO idea as to when things might improve.  We probably should not have invaded the country, President Bush, it was a BIG FLIPPING mistake.  Still, we broke it, it’s ours.
  50. 2005 Monday: Hezbollah sends several drones into Israeli airspace, claiming to be conducting reconnaissance over the world’s only Jewish state in response to some border problems between Lebanon and Israel.  The Israeli Air Force takes to the skies and conducts numerous low-level air penetrations all across southern Lebanon.  The Hezbollah rats scurry back into their sewers.
  51. 2006 Tuesday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium.  Elsewhere, terror befalls tens of thousands of revelers celebrating the birth of the Prophet Muhammad as a suicide bomber sets off a device that blows 47 to meet the Prophet sooner than they planned and injures another 85-90 people.  What the hell is wrong with these people? 
  52. 2007 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate is considering a bill with which to allow more scientific research on stem cells.  However, President George W. Bush threatens a veto as he should.  Meanwhile, the chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee (and presidential candidate) Joseph R. Biden says he backs the idea of using force in Darfur.  What is it about these Deep Staters who want to involve the United States in wars across the planet?  Enough is enough.  We are tied down in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  53. 2008 Friday: Somali pirates operating in the Gulf of Aden (goes on year after year) release 30 hostages captured aboard a French luxury yacht plying the area.  Folks, who the f**k wants to take a scenic trip through ‘pirate alley?’ (We heard once that the Saudis were considering filling a yacht with people who wanted to light the pirates up just for sport.  Now that is a boat upon which, we would love to sail!).
  54. 2009 Saturday: In the Gulf of Aden, the French navy does battle with Somali pirates who captured a yacht.  The sailors kill several of the thugs, rout the rest, and recover at least four hostages.  We believe it’s time for world powers to join forces and wipe out this scourge of scumbags.  This is the 21st century, folks.
  55. 2010 Sunday: Tehran announces that the Iranians will participate in the upcoming Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty talks in New York.  Of course, they are going to say and do anything necessary for them to continue keeping their nuclear weapons program a clandestine one.  Elsewhere, Poles around the world are commencing a week of mourning their leader, President Lech Kaczynski, who died along with several others in a mysterious plane crash outside Smolensk, Russia.
  56. 2011 Monday: In France, a law banning the wearing of the burqa and the hijab goes into effect on this day—screw the Muslims!  In Egypt in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, protesters demanding ousted President Hosni Mubarak face charges for all kinds of crimes and who were lit up the day before are back demanding all sorts of reforms be instituted to make the country more ‘Islamic.’
  57. 2012 Wednesday:  The North Korean Workers Party names Kin Jong Un First Secretary, with his father, Kim Jong IL as the party’s “eternal” General Secretary.  Elsewhere, rescuers reach nine trapped miners in a collapses copper mine in the southern part of Peru.
  58. 2013 Thursday: Malawi President Joyce Banda accuses singer Madonna of ‘bullying state officials’ after exaggerating the contributions of her charity and complaining about her treatment during a recent visit to the country.  Elsewhere, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s offer of amnesty for Boko Haram thugs- if they’d straighten up and stop murdering and abducting people- is rejected by the terrorist group.
  59. 2014 Friday: Budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell is nominated to replace Kathleen Sibelius as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.  Meanwhile, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Cat Stevens[iii], Nirvana[iv], KISS[v], Hall & Oates[vi], Linda Ronstadt[vii], and Peter Gabriel[viii] on this date.  Meanwhile, as Muslims and Christians kill one another in the Central African Republic, the United Nations agrees to send 12,000 blue helmets to keep the two groups from continuing the bloodshed.
  60. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro meet at the Summit of the Americas in Panama for talks aimed at thawing relations; the historic meeting marks the first interaction in decades between top leaders of the two nations.  President Obama loves communists and he loves jihadists, especially Shiite ones.
  61. 2016 Monday: In war-torn Yemen, a U.N.-backed ceasefire goes into effect between Saudi Arabia and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.  Elsewhere, Goldman Sachs, seen as one of the big causes of the 2008 financial crisis that conveniently helped Barack Hussein Obama win the White House reached a settlement with the federal government for having sold ‘derivatives,’ packages of mortgages that contained numerous dogs which when everything went to hell took the entire economy down with it.  Anyhow, Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle all claims.
  62. 2017 Tuesday: Famed rock-and-roll guitarist and co-leader of the J. Geils’ Band[ix], John Geils, died from natural causes on this date in Groton, Massachusetts, at age 71.  Elsewhere, as U.S. Navy assets approach the two Koreas, Kim Jong Un goes to the microphone banks to address his people (as well as the world) and threatens WAR with the United States if they don’t pull their forces back.  Elsewhere, a U.S. airstrike goes awry in Syria as American jets seeking to light up a bunch of ISIS scumbags instead kills 18 allied Syrian Democratic Forces troops.
  63. 2018 Wednesday: The Palestinians are upset that Israeli troops and a sniper who took out a Hamas thug got off without being in trouble.  Thus, they set off a bomb near some Israeli construction equipment which then leads the Israeli Defense Forces to light up some Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   Meanwhile, other trouble-makers in the region- the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels- launch some rockets into Saudi Arabia one of which shows up in the skies over Riyadh but is taken down by Saudi air force jets.
  64. 2019 Thursday: Today, things ended for Julian Assange as British police forcibly removed him from the Ecuadoran embassy in London.   The United States wants him extradited so he can stand charges for his role in Wikileaks releasing loads of secret Iraq war documents.  Elsewhere, the son of a local sheriff in the great state of Louisiana undergoes arrest for having committed several acts of arson against historically black churches in the state.  Holden Matthews would eventually receive a sentence of 25 years in a federal prison with hate crimes attached.  POS.
  65. 2020 Saturday: The day before Easter Sunday, Christian churches around the United States are under statewide and local orders NOT to perform services thanks to the despicable virus engineered in communist China and dispatched around the world.  Around the world, there are 1,684,833 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis with 102,136 confirmed deaths and 375,499 confirmed recoveries.   In the United States, Americans continue suffering thanks to our ‘friends’ in the People’s Republic of China what with 530,463 confirmed cases, 20,499 confirmed deaths, and 31,340 confirmed recoveries.  In order to fight this malignant plague, the Democratic Party wants to coopt the nation’s election systems and have everyone vote by mail.  What?
  66. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 135,869,704 confirmed cases, +839,540, 2,935,271  confirmed deaths, +14,734, and 77,284,566 confirmed recoveries, +508,538.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,397,113 confirmed cases, UP 48,882 from yesterday’s reporting, 567,591 confirmed deaths, UP 449, and 119,003,025 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[i] 
  67. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 239,048 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  68. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,696,791 confirmed cases, 60,334 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,124,233 confirmed cases, 34,021 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,956 confirmed cases, 471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 377,979 confirmed cases, 5,373 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oklahoma, home of the late great Bass Reeves, the true Lone Ranger: they have 442,805 confirmed cases, 6,691 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.[ii] 
  69. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 835,933 confirmed cases, 6,296 confirmed deaths, and 825,579 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Kazakhstan, yet another loyal client state of Russia: 320,881 cases of the virus, 3,267 confirmed deaths and 284,034 confirmed recoveries.[iii]
  70. 2021 Sunday D: U.S. CURRENCY COMPARED TO FOREIGN: Today, Bitcoin to one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.19.     In Ecuadorian Sucre, one greenback equals 25,000.00 and in French Pacific Franc, a buck equals 100.24.[iv]
  71. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.932 per gallon, $2.839 in Florida, $3.725 in Hawaii, and $3.336 in Washington state.[v]    Let’s look at one other location- Georgia: $2.708.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,160,214,670,182 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[vi]  Cloward and Piven running amok.

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[i] Source: “The Soviet Juggernaut” by Earl F. Ziemke and Time-Life Book, 1980.

[ii] The major source for the Battle of Dien Bien Phu (besides Time-Life Books) is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[iii] No clue as to when we will promote the music of Cat Stevens.

[iv] 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.

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

[vi] Hall & Oates?  We have no clue.  Stay tuned.

[vii] Linda Ronstadt?  No clue as to when we will promote the music of this legendary vocalist either.

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

[ix] 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.

[xi] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[xii] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

[xiii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

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32. 1954 Saturday: Incredibly, the fight to control the Elianes around Dien Bien Phu continue. General Giap of the People’s Army continues sending in wave after wave of attackers beginning late in the evening. Artillery shells fall upon the French defenders, the attackers force their way through rolls of concertina barbed wire and hand-to-hand fighting goes on to near dawn. Still, reinforcements scraped up from other parts of French Indochina are able to parachute into the encircled base tonight and tomorrow night.

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DAY EIGHTY-ONE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch; U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr.; Vladimir Lenin; the Beatles featuring Paul McCartney and Stuart Sutcliffe, the Michael Schenker Band featuring Edward “Ted” McKenna, the Stray Cats featuring Brian Setzer, and U 2:

  1. 847 Wednesday: St. Leo IV begins his reign as the 103rd Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pope from today until July 17, 855.
  2. 1516 Monday: Venice creates the first European Jewish ghetto, a place where the Jews must live.
  3. 1656 Monday: A Dutch fleet conquers the port of Colombo, Ceylon.
  4. 1790 Saturday: President George Washington signed into law the first United States Patent Act.
  5. 1814 Sunday: At the Battle of Toulouse, British and Spanish forces defeated the vaunted Napoleon Bonaparte and his army.  This defeat led to the abdication and banishment of the defeated French monarch to the Isle of Elba.
  6. 1815 Monday: Mt. Tambura in the Dutch East Indies chooses to blow its top on this date, killing at least 71,000 in its vicinity and throwing the world into a globalized volcanic winter.
  7. 1825 Sunday: The first hotel in Hawaii opens on this date.
  8. 1841 Saturday: The New York Tribune begins publishing under the control of Editor Horace Greeley.  
  9. 1849 Tuesday: In New York City, Walter Hunt patents the safety pin; he then sold rights for $100.
  10. 1865 Monday: Having surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia at the Appomattox Court House the day before, General Robert E. Lee said farewell to his men, praising them for their “unsurpassed courage and fortitude,” bringing one of the final chapters of the American Civil War to an end.
  11. 1866 Tuesday: The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals undergoes incorporation on this date.
  12. 1869 Saturday: The U.S. Congress increases number of Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9.
  13. 1870 Sunday: In Russia, future communist revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin, is born.  If only his mother had put his head underwater when he was a baby and left him for the catfish.
  14. 1877 Tuesday: The first national black convention meets in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  15. 1882 Monday: The Matson Shipping Line between California and Hawaii opens its doors.
  16. 1887 Sunday: President Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary, undergo reinternment in their native Springfield, Illinois.
  17. 1906 Tuesday: In Germantown, Pennsylvania, future 7th U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr. is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from December 02,1959 to January 20,1961.
  18. 1912 Wednesday: The RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage.
  19. 1916 Monday: The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) stage the first professional golf tournament on this date.
  20. 1919 Thursday: In messed-up Mexico, government troops kill the revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata.
  21. 1925 Friday: “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, undergoes first publication on this date.
  22. 1930 Thursday: On this date, manufacturers begin producing synthetic rubber.
  23. 1932 Sunday: German President Paul von Hindenburg wins reelection in a runoff, with Adolf Hitler coming in second.
  24. 1938 Sunday: Austria becomes an official state of Germany.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: Vidkun Quisling forms the Norwegian ‘national government’ after the Nazis overrun his country. 
  26. 1941 Thursday: The Afrika Korps overruns Allied forces in Cyrenaica.  Elsewhere on the Balkan Front, as Axis forces bulldoze through Yugoslavia, a new member of the Axis joins the coalition: Croatia led by pro-Nazi Ante Pavelić.  Croatia would supply troops for Operation Barbarossa.  Meanwhile, in the United States, the Ford Motor Co. became the last major automaker to recognize the United Auto Workers as the representative of its workers.
  27. 1944 Monday: During World War II, the Red Army liberates the city of Odessa from Axis troops.  Fighting is fierce but the Soviets are unstoppable.
  28. 1945 Tuesday: Over the skies of Berlin, German Me 262 jet fighters shot down 10 U.S. bombers.  Elsewhere, Allied troops liberate the Nazi concentration camp of Buchenwald.  Meanwhile, in Holland, German General Johannes Blaskowitz becomes the commander of “Fortress Holland.”  Sadly, the Dutch would have to wait for the German surrender before being liberated as their neck of the woods, so to speak, was not an important part of the battlefield.   Finally, in the U.S. in the National Football League, the Boston Yankees, and the Brooklyn Tigers merge.
  29. 1947 Thursday: Brooklyn Dodgers President, Branch Rickey purchased the contract of Jackie Robinson from the Montreal Royals.
  30. 1950 Monday: In Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire, Scotland, future drummer/percussionist with the Michael Schenker Band- Edward “Ted” McKenna is born. 
  31. 1952 Thursday: The Minneapolis Lakers beat the New York Knicks, four games to one, to win the fourth NBA Finals and their third crown in four years.  The score for Game 5 was the Lakers 91-to-84 for the Knickerbockers. 
  32. 1954 Saturday: Incredibly, the fight to control the Elianes around Dien Bien Phu continue.  General Giap of the People’s Army continues sending in wave after wave of attackers beginning late in the evening.  Artillery shells fall upon the French defenders, the attackers force their way through rolls of concertina barbed wire and hand-to-hand fighting goes on to near dawn.  Still, reinforcements scraped up from other parts of French Indochina are able to parachute into the encircled base tonight and tomorrow night.[i]
  33. 1955 Sunday: The Syracuse Nationals won Game 7 of the NBA Finals by a score of 92-91 to beat the Fort Wayne Pistons.  Over the course of the first five NBA Finals matchups, the Nationals lost twice to the Minneapolis Lakers, so this was their first Finals victory.
  34. 1957 Wednesday: Due to wreckage resulting from the Suez Crisis, which had closed the waterway, Egypt reopened the Suez Canal to all shipping traffic. 
  35. 1959 Friday: In Massapequa, New York, future rock-and-roll guitarist/vocalist Brian Setzer, who would play with the Stray Cats[ii] as well as run his own band, is born.
  36. 1961 Monday: Gary Player of South Africa became the first foreign golfer to win the Master’s Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.  Elsewhere, the trial of Adolf Eichmann gets underway in Jerusalem.
  37. 1962 Tuesday: Stuart Sutcliffe, the original bassist of the Beatles[iii], died in Hamburg, West Germany, at age 21.  
  38. 1963 Wednesday: The fast-attack nuclear submarine USS Thresher (SSN-593) sank during deep-diving tests east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in a disaster that claimed 129 lives.
  39. 1968 Wednesday: The U.S. performs a nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site.  Meanwhile, following the debacle of the failed Tet Offensive, President Lyndon Baines Johnson recalls General William C. Westmoreland from Vietnam and replaces him with General Creighton Abrams.  Elsewhere, “In the Heat of the Night” won best picture of 1967 at the 40th Academy Awards; one of its stars- Rod Steiger- won best actor.
  40. 1970 Friday: Paul McCartney makes it official: the Beatles are over, kaput, no mas, pau hana, done.[iv]
  41. 1971 Saturday: The American table tennis team arrived in China.  The team was the first group of Americans officially allowed into the communist nation since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949.  The team had received the surprise invitation while in Japan for the 31st World Table Tennis Championship.
  42. 1972 Monday: The U.S., the USSR, and 70 other nations ban biological weapons.
  43. 1981 Friday: Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands was declared the winner of a by-election to the British Parliament.
  44. 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate condemns the CIA’s mining of Nicaraguan harbors.  Meanwhile, the Challenger shuttle snags the damaged Solar Max satellite.
  45. 1989 Monday: H. J. Heinz, Van Camp Seafood & Bumble Bee Seafood say they will not buy tuna caught in nets that also trap dolphins.
  46. 1991 Wednesday: A rare tropical storm develops in the Southern Hemisphere near Angola; it is the first documented by satellites above the Earth.
  47. 1998 Friday: The Northern Ireland peace talks concluded as negotiators reached a landmark settlement to end 30 years of bitter rivalries and bloody attacks. 
  48. 2003 Thursday: As Iraq continues to collapse, U.S. Special Forces and Kurdish troops enter the strategic city of Kirkuk and meet minimal resistance.  However, the U.S. must agree with the Turks that Kurds cannot be allowed to hold the city seeing as how it’s close to their country and Turks and Kurds hate one another.
  49. 2004 Saturday: According to Al-Jazeera, on the anniversary of the toppling of Iraqi thug dictator Saddam Hussein, heavy fighting rages across the entirety of Iraq with the exception of Kurdish areas.  There, they celebrate the fall of the murderous POS with parties, dancing, festivities, and in one place melt an ice carving of the hated dictator.
  50. 2005 Sunday: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao floats an idea to India, suggesting that the two rivals put past tensions between the two countries behind them and work at pooling resources and talent to become leading IT developers and manufacturers.  Doing so would signify the coming of the Asian Century.  No word from New Delhi.
  51. 2006 Monday: Illegal aliens across the United States take to the streets protesting a new bill, H.R. 4437 which would transform all illegal aliens in the country into felons.  Question: if hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens can pour out of the shadows and roam the streets, why are Border Patrol officers out there scooping them up, putting them in cages, and then deporting them back to whence the f**k they came?  This is what nations that love themselves do.  DO IT NOW.
  52. 2007 Tuesday: The U.S. government authorizes nearly $60 million for the Palestinian Authority.  How about this: how about NOT giving them the money?  They use it to commit terrorist attacks on Israel, not for the betterment of their people.  Elsewhere, all hell is breaking out in Baghdad.  The U.S. and Iraqi forces are fighting terrorists and scumbags and are planning to construct a wall around the Sunni neighborhoods in the capital city seeing as how much of the terrorism is coming from the Shia majority.
  53. 2008 Thursday: In Kandahar, Afghanistan, a NATO convoy patrolling the area encounters suicide bombers driving a truck.  The resulting explosion kills at least 8 civilians on the road.
  54. 2009 Friday: Today is a bad day for tornadoes in the Deep South: at least 27 roar through several states claiming the lives of several people and leaving trails of devastation.  Global Warming?  Sure.  Definitely.  Good to get ahead of the leftists.
  55. 2010 Saturday: Bronislaw Komorowski becomes acting president of Poland after a plane carrying top Polish officials and President Lech Kaczynski crashes, leaving no survivors.  The aircraft crashed near Smolensk, Russia, and many people believe because he was an ardent critic of Russia that Putin may have had something to do with it.  Elsewhere, for the first time in 10 years, the Shroud of Turin goes on display.
  56. 2011 Sunday: Following a show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the band U 2’s[v] tour, 360 degrees, becomes the highest grossing music tour of all time.  Elsewhere, the People’s Republic of China reports its first trade deficit in six years blaming the rising costs of commodities.
  57. 2012 Tuesday: The American company Apple, Inc. announces it is worth over $600 billion dollars, making the technology company the largest in the world by market capitalization.  Meanwhile, in the GOP presidential primary race, Senator Rick Santorum suspends his candidacy on this date which leaves Gov. Mitt Romney the overwhelming favorite to win the nomination to contest Barack Hussein Obama for the White House.
  58. 2013 Wednesday: The United States, Jordan, and Canada boycott a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly organized by former Serbian foreign minister, Vuk Jeremic.  Meanwhile, tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to rise as South Korea and the United States raise threat levels and the People’s Republic of China and North Korea clamp down on border crossings.  This is back when the PRC was sort of working with regional countries and the U.S. to contend with North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.
  59. 2014 Thursday: The head of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk, announces that his company will begin selling its luxury electric cars in China later this month.  Meanwhile, around Aleppo, Syria, home of ISIS, 88 people die and scores of others are injured when the Syrian air force drops a series of barrel bombs on the city.  This of course drives liberals loony tunes as they think the use of barrel bombs is somehow a horrible thing.  Look, killing people is a horrible thing, what difference does it make if barrel bombs do the killing or President Barack Hussein Obama indiscriminately drones people all over the world sans any type of trial?
  60. 2015 Friday: As ISIS continues spreading terror throughout the Middle East, jihadists in Baghdad carry out a suicide bombing killing several people and wounding loads of others.  It appears that President Barack Obama has no ideas as how to combat this evil scourge of jihad evil.  We say, “Neutron bomb.  Painless.  Simple.  Quick.  Cheap.”
  61. 2016 Sunday: Three bigwigs of the pro-Democracy movement in Hong Kong- Agnes Chow, Nathan Law, and Joseph Wong form a new political movement to fight for the freedom of their fellow Hong Kongese from communist China.  Meanwhile, as the international committee led by U.S. Secretary of State John F. (Flipping) Kerry tries to coerce Iran into making the ‘deal only if they agree to discuss their missile programs,’ Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says ‘any discussion of his nation’s missile systems will NOT happen.’
  62. 2017 Monday: The 113th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, nominated by President Donald J. Trump, takes his place on the court on this date.  The swearing in ceremony took place at the White House.  Associate Justice would take the place of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia who died last year.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms detain a political activist from Taiwan, Lee Ming-che, claiming he endangered Chi-Com national security along with his wife.  
  63. 2018 Tuesday: So-called “Boy Wonder,” Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, begins testifying before the U.S. Congress regarding data harvesting, lack of privacy for the social media giant’s users, and misuse of said data.   Elsewhere, the Israeli government announces the findings of its investigation into the death of a jihadist on the other side of the Gaza border fence.  A sniper put the thug down- someone identified as a Hamas terrorist- with one shot which is ruled a ‘clean kill.’  However, the soldiers who filmed the incident and then celebrated it are told not to behave like that.
  64. 2019 Wednesday: On this date, one of the most amazing photos to come out of the Event Horizon Telescope depicts a BLACK HOLE in 2017 in galaxy M87, approximately 6.5 billion times the mass of Earth and about 55 million light years distant.  Absolutely amazing!  Elsewhere, anyone on Medicare in the United States has had salespeople calling them up, telling them they are ‘eligible for back braces for their pain.’  All one must do is to give their information to these scoundrels.  Well, the federal government charges 24 scumbags for Medicare fraud, not a good thing, because these people were pushing back braces to many who did not need them and billing the feds for $1.2 billion for not only the back braces but other durable equipment medical devices.
  65. 2020 Friday: China’s grand gift to the rest of the world, the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis continues claiming lives and ruining economies.  Currently, we have 1,699,632 confirmed cases of this hellacious disease what with 102,734 confirmed deaths and 376,330 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 502,876 confirmed cases what with 18,747 confirmed deaths and another 27,314 confirmed recoveries.   Around the world, pain, suffering, and death continue and it’s all because of two guilty culprits: communist China and the World Health Organization that continues to carry water for the communist nation.  President Trump informed the world today that the United States puts $500 million into the coffers of the corrupt organization every year while the People’s Republic of China puts in a measly $40-50 million per year yet the W.H.O. continues doing Beijing’s bidding.  This will have to change and the only way it will is when the United States returns to the Two-China Policy and recognizes Taiwan as a full member state of the U.N. and gives them back their seat on the Security Council.
  66. 2021 Saturday: Even though it’s the weekend, we know that communists and their flunkies in Washington, D.C. NEVER sleep.  Stick around to discover the truth with us.  Also, stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings…

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[i] The major source for the Battle of Dien Bien Phu (besides Time-Life Books) is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[ii] When we begin promoting American bands again, we will be sure to include the Stray Cats as well as the group’s individual members.  We hope you will remain alert for the day we do.

[iii] 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.    Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iv] 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.

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

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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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This artwork is #0429 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Wild Asters in September.”  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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UFO released a somewhat costly retrospective anthology of sorts on January 21, 2012, “The Chrysalis Years 1973-1979.”  This effort contains every piece of music the band recorded between 1973 and 1979.  You get all the tunes collected together on several CDS.  Some sites are charging an arm and a leg (perhaps two legs) for this collection but if you have some money to spend- seeing as how everyone may have received their Joe Biden PORKULUS checks, you will have enough cash to purchase this glorious set and still have a couple of hundred dollars left.  Seek it out now and see if it’s right for you- you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.    Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[ii] 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.

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28. 1941 Monday: Due to resistance from the Yugoslav people as German forces begin crossing the frontier, Adolf Hitler orders a multi-day punitive air raid on Belgrade. If the Yugoslavs won’t submit, then the Luftwaffe is going to make an example of them.

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DAY SEVENTY-EIGHT OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

President Jimmy Carter; Vice President William R. King; Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase; U.S. Attorney General Harlan F. Stone; California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown; Heavyweight Boxing Champion Carl “The Truth” Williams; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young featuring Greg Reeves and Dallas Taylor, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Spencer Dryden, and Jethro Tull featuring Mick Abrahams, Ravi Shankar:

  1. 30 Sunday: Scholars estimate that today is the day Roman troops crucified Jesus Christ.
  2. 1118 Sunday: Pope Celsius II excommunicated Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor.
  3. 1509 Wednesday: France declares war on Venice.
  4. 1652 Sunday: The Dutch establish a settlement at Cape Town, South Africa.
  5. 1741 Friday: Future 9th Supreme Court Justice of the United States- Samuel Chase- is born in Somerset County, Maryland, British North America on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington appointed him to replace 5th Supreme Court Justice John Blair who resigned his office.  Justice Chase served 01-27-1796 to 06-19-1811; he died in office.
  6. 1786 Friday: The future 13th U.S. Vice President William R. King is born on this date in Sampson County, North Carolina.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 04,1853 until his death on April 18,1853.
  7. 1788: An expedition led by General Rufus Putnam established a settlement at present-day Marietta, Ohio.
  8. 1795 Tuesday: France adopts the meter as the basic measure of length.
  9. 1798 Saturday: An act of Congress creates the Mississippi Territory on this date and named the city of Natchez as the capital.
  10. 1818 Tuesday: General Andrew Jackson conquers St. Marks, Florida, driving the Seminole Indians into the bush.
  11. 1831 Thursday: Dom Pedro abdicates to his son; Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil.
  12. 1862 Monday: Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee.
  13. 1863 Tuesday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Charleston, South Carolina, took place resulting in a failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter.
  14. 1864 Thursday: The first camel race in the United States took place in Sacramento, CA.
  15. 1891 Tuesday: Nebraska introduces 8-hour workday.
  16. 1902 Monday: The Texas Oil Company, Texaco, forms.
  17. 1915 Wednesday: Jazz singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, aka “Lady Day,” was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  18. 1920 Wednesday: Famed sitar player, Ravi Shankar, is born in India on this date in British India.
  19. 1922 Friday: The Teapot Dome Scandal began as Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall signed a secret deal to lease U.S. Navy petroleum reserves to his friends, oilmen Harry F. Sinclair and Edward L. Doheny.
  20. 1924 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Attorney General of the United States Harlan F. Stone assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from 04-07-1924 to 03-01-1925 before moving up to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  21. 1926 Wednesday: Ida Dalser, the Irish wife of Benito Mussolini, Fascist dictator of Italy, broke his nose in an argument, which led him to declare her mentally unstable.
  22. 1927 Thursday: The image and voice of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover transmitted live from Washington, D.C., to New York in the first successful demonstration of long-distance television.
  23. 1930 Monday: Construction workers set in place the first steel columns for the Empire State Building on this date and did it with American steel, and not POS communist Chinese steel.  
  24. 1933 Friday: The two Nazi anti-Jewish laws go into effect in Nazi Germany, banning Jews from public service and from working within the legal system.  Meanwhile, in the United States, Prohibition ended.
  25. 1938 Thursday: Spencer Dryden, the second drummer and the one most associated with the Jefferson Airplane[i], one of the acid rock groups of the 1960’s and 1970’s was born on this date in New York City.  Elsewhere, future California four-term governor, Jerry Brown, was born on this date.
  26. 1939 Friday: Fascist Italy invaded Albania and annexed the small Balkan nation less than a week later.
  27. 1940 Sunday: Booker T. Washington is the first black American to appear on a U.S. postage stamp.  Elsewhere, the German invasion fleet begins leaving their home ports bound for the coastline of Norway and invasion.   German forces are also preparing to assault Denmark so as to control northern air approaches to the northern Atlantic Ocean.  The British, of course, are trying to disrupt these operations.
  28. 1941 Monday: Due to resistance from the Yugoslav people as German forces begin crossing the frontier, Adolf Hitler orders a multi-day punitive air raid on Belgrade.  If the Yugoslavs won’t submit, then the Luftwaffe is going to make an example of them.
  29. 1942 Tuesday: German paratroopers begin the heavy assault on the Mediterranean island of Malta, attempting to wrest it from the British defenders.   Meanwhile, American, and Filipino forces continue a fighting retreat towards Corregidor as the Imperial Japanese troops continue pounding them around the clock.
  30. 1943 Wednesday: While serving with the Afrika Korps in North Africa, attempted future assassin of Adolf Hitler, Count Claus von Stauffenberg suffers severe injury during a RAF air raid, which would cost him an eye, an arm, and part of his other hand.  Meanwhile, in Salzburg, Austria, Hitler, and Benito Mussolini meet for an Axis conference during World War II.  Finally, future guitarist with Jethro Tull[ii], 1967-1968, Mick Abrahams, is born in Luton, England on this date.
  31. 1944 Friday: The Soviets prepare to launch full-scale attacks on the German and Romanian troops holding the Crimea.  The Russian troops have so much firepower that when the hammer falls, the Axis troops are going to be hard-pressed to defend their positions.  The Soviets have learned much since the disastrous days of 1941 and now can do to the Germans and their allies what the Axis did to them- in spades.
  32. 1945 Saturday: As the Japanese try to fend off the growing assaults on Okinawa- the last island before the home islands- the naval fleet they sent headed by the largest battleship the world has ever seen- the Yamato- suffers serious defeat as Allied warplanes pulverize the big ship and many of the lesser ships surrounding her.  The Japanese will try to beach the vessel where she will continue being hammered until a steaming hulk.
  33. 1948 Wednesday: The Rogers and Hammerstein musical, “South Pacific,” opened on Broadway on this date.  Elsewhere, the United Nations’ World Health Organization commenced operations on this date.  Elsewhere, future drummer with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iii]—Dallas Taylor—was born on this date in Denver, Colorado.
  34. 1949 Thursday: The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific” opened on Broadway.
  35. 1953 Tuesday: The U.N. General Assembly ratified Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden as the new secretary-general succeeding Trygve Lie of Norway.  Elsewhere, IBM unveiled the IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing Machine, which made it the first commercially available scientific computer produced by the company.
  36. 1954 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower held a news conference in which he spoke of the importance of containing the spread of communism in Indochina, saying, “You have a row of dominoes set up, you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is the certainty that it will go over very quickly.”  (This became known as the ‘domino theory,’ although the president did not use that term.   Speaking of Indochina, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues on as clearing weather allows the few warplanes that can reach the valley and stay in the air to decimate some Viet Minh units on the ground.  Still, the communists continue throwing one human wave assault onto the Elianes and Huguettes which are taking their toll on French forces.
  37. 1955 Thursday: Future bassist with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iv]—Greg Reeves—was born on this date in Warren, Ohio.
  38. 1957 Sunday: The last remaining electric trolley of New York City completed its final journey on this date, running from Queens to Manhattan.  
  39. 1959 Tuesday: A referendum in Oklahoma repealed the state’s ban on alcoholic beverages after being in effect for 51 years.
  40. 1962 Saturday: Nearly 1,200 Cuban exiles tried by the Communist Cuban system of justice (a sham) for their role in the Bay of Pigs fiasco, suffered conviction and went to prison for lengthy terms.  The disaster was because once Democratic President John F. Kennedy set it in motion, when the going got tough, he failed to support the Cuban freedom fighters and so they died, both on the battlefield and in prison.  
  41. 1963 Sunday: At the age of 23, Jack Nicklaus became the youngest golfer to win the Masters’ Tournament.
  42. 1966 Thursday: The U.S. Navy recovered a hydrogen bomb that the U.S. Air Force had lost in the Mediterranean Sea off Spain following a B-52 crash.
  43. 1969 Monday: The Supreme Court, in Stanley v. Georgia, unanimously struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material.  Meanwhile, today marks the symbolic birth date of the Internet with the publication of RFC 1.
  44. 1970 Tuesday: John Wayne won his first and only Oscar for his role in “True Grit.”  He had already appeared in more than 200 films, by this point.
  45. 1978 Friday: President Jimmy Carter announced he was deferring development of the neutron bomb, a high-radiation weapon with a low-yield blast.  Enemy troops die quickly, the radiation dissipates, and real estate is not destroyed.  What’s not to love?
  46. 1980 Monday: President Jimmy Carter breaks off relations with Iran during the Iranian Hostage Crisis.  This would be the end of the Carter administration as no matter what they did, the Iranians would not budge nor would they release the imprisoned Americans.
  47. 1983 Thursday: Space shuttle astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson went on the first U.S. spacewalk in almost a decade as they worked in the open cargo bay of Challenger for nearly four hours.
  48. 1985 Sunday: The Soviet Union announced a unilateral freeze on medium-range nuclear missiles.
  49. 1987 Tuesday: Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis for more than 40 years resigns after making racial remarks on NBC’s “Nightline” program.
  50. 1988 Thursday: The Soviet Union announces it would begin withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan after a decade of war in its southern neighbor.
  51. 1994 Thursday: Civil war erupted in Rwanda between the Patriotic Front rebel group composed of Tutsis and government soldiers composed of Hutus.  In the following months, genocide broke out as the Hutu regime slaughtered hundreds of thousands of Tutsis in lopsided violence until the Tutsi rebels eventually threw out the Hutu regime.
  52. 1998 Tuesday: Mary Bono, the widow of Sonny Bono, won a special election to serve out the remainder of her husband’s congressional term.
  53. 2000 Friday: President Clinton signed the Senior Citizens Freedom to Work act, reversing a Depression-era law, which allowed senior citizens to earn money without losing Social Security retirement benefits. 
  54. 2003 Monday: Syracuse won the NCAA basketball tournament with an 81-78 victory over Kansas.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops capture Baghdad; two later, the regime of Saddam Hussein imploded.   
  55. 2006 Friday: Things are rough in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana as tornadoes roar though the area a second time in a week. 
  56. 2007 Saturday: Thousands take to the streets in Los Angeles, California, demanding citizenship, and equal rights for the millions of illegal aliens lurking within the shadows of the country.  We say,  “Build the wall and deport them all.”
  57. 2008 Monday: A new report from the U.S. Institute for Peace says that the U.S. goals in Iraq are no closer to being achieved than they were when the U.S.-led Coalition invaded the country back in 2003.  Good to know.
  58. 2009 Tuesday: Former Peruvian President, Alberto Fujimori, receives 25 years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security forces.  Meanwhile, Vermont became the fourth state (after Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Iowa) to legalize same-sex marriage.
  59. 2010 Wednesday: The Kyrgyzstani riots continue as President Kurmanbek Bakiyev reportedly flees the country, the government steps down and protesters control the parliament building.
  60. 2011 Thursday: Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi sent a letter to the Obama administration begging the administration to order a halt to the bombing of his country.  However, because Gaddafi worked with the George W. Bush administration in the War on Terror, the Obama-Biden regime must now destroy him and support the rebels trying to oust him.  What a guy Obama and his flunky Joe Biden are.   Elsewhere, a leaky vessel packed full of migrants from West Africa sinks off the coast of Italy.  Although the Italian navy is able to pull about 50 people out of the water, it is believed that hundreds more drowned.
  61. 2012 Saturday: As the civil war in Yemen continues to rage, the airport in the capital city of Sana’a is closed when pro-government forces threaten to begin attacking aircraft. 
  62. 2013 Sunday: China reports it will open the South China Sea’s Paracel Islands to tourism before the May Day holiday.  Vietnam voices strong opposition this move, as ownership of the islands is in dispute.  Elsewhere, in Doha, Qatar, hundreds of delegates meet as Qatar pledges $500 million in aid to rebuild Sudan’s Darfur, a region racked by a decade-long conflict.  Meanwhile, former USBA heavyweight boxing champion, Carl “The Truth” Williams, dies on this date at age 53.  Over the course of his professional career, he compiled a record of 41 fights, 30 W (21 KOs), 10 L, and 1 NC.
  63. 2014 Monday: The president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, makes the first state visit to England as the Irish head of state; his visit matched the one Queen Elizabeth II made to his country in 2011.  Elsewhere, pro-Russian activists barricaded inside government buildings in eastern Ukraine proclaimed their regions to be ‘independent’ and called for a referendum on seceding from Ukraine, an echo of events that had led to Russia’s annexation of the Crimea.
  64. 2015 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, announces he will be seeking the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination next year.  Meanwhile, in a nail-biter election for mayor of Chicago, current Mayor Rahm Emanuel- one of the worst mayors of all time- wins a second term in a run-off election by beating fellow Democrat, Jesus G. “Chuy” Garcia.
  65. 2016 Thursday: As the 2016 Presidential Election race continues gathering steam, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani endorses candidate Donald J. Trump and tells assembled reporters that ‘Trump will win more than 50-percent in the primary election.’   Elsewhere, the ACLU- the American Civil Liberties Union- and Planned Parenthood- a Pro-Death entity- sue the state of Indiana for having recently passed an anti-abortion law that bans the procedure if the person seeking it is doing because of genetic abnormalities. 
  66. 2017 Friday: California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown—a Democrat—announced an end to the state’s historic drought emergency imposed in 2014.  Meanwhile, as Chinese communist dictator Xi Jinping enjoys dinner with President Donald J. Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the president orders a missile strike against the forces of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad following a chemical weapons attack against civilians comes to light.  Finally, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Electric Light Orchestra[v], YES[vi], Joan Baez[vii], Journey[viii], Pearl Jam[ix], and slain rapper Tupac Shakur[x] on this date.
  67. 2018 Saturday: In the NHL, expansion team the Las Vegas Knights close the NHL regular season with a 7-1 loss in Calgary; however, the new team first-year record ends with 51 wins which is far better than the last two expansion teams- the Anaheim Ducks and the Florida Panthers who both ended their inaugural seasons (1993-94) with 33 wins each.  Meanwhile, laughing at the world yet again, the Syrian air force attacks the city of Duma killing at least 40 civilians and injuring more than 500 with a suspected poison gas attack.
  68. 2019 Sunday: President Donald J. Trump tells the press that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving the administration and that Kevin McAleenan will be taking her place until a permanent replacement can pass confirmation.   Elsewhere, as Sudan undergoes massive antigovernment protests, something happens to the power generation and everything goes dark.
  69. 2020 Tuesday: Since the World Health Organization seems to be in the tank for communist China, President Donald J. Trump wants to put a hold on any further monies from the United States going to the World Health Organization until Beijing and the WHO account for their actions in the wake of the Wuhan Virus, aka the Kung Flu, aka Wuhan Flu, aka coronavirus crisis.  The president also wants to get to the bottom of WHY more black Americans are falling ill to this insidious virus.  What did the Chinese engineer in their Wuhan laboratory?  Currently, at the time of this posting, there are 1,428,428 confirmed cases around the globe what with 300,198 confirmed recoveries and 82,020 confirmed deaths.  Thank you, People’s Republic of China!  Meanwhile, in the United States, there are 398,185 confirmed cases with 12,844 confirmed deaths.  It would appear that Plaquenil aka hydroxychloroquine is extremely promising so states and locales (ahem, New York state and New York City), allow doctors to prescribe it to their extremely ill patients.  What do you have to lose, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill Di Blasio?  Nothing!  Stop playing politics with the lives of people.   Finally, singer-songwriter John Prine dies from COVID-19 at age 73.
  70. 2021 Wednesday: Stick around…

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Famed guitarist Michael Schenker decided that he would record an album of songs that influenced him early on in his career and brought together a variety of musicians to help him knock out 13 amazing tunes.  “By Invitation Only” came out on June 25, 2011 and featured not only the blazing guitarist but a who’s who of rockers such as bassists Tony Franklin (The Firm), Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel), Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Dio, Foreigner), among others as well as drummers such as Mike Baird (Journey), Simon Wright (AC/DC, Dio), Aynsley Dunbar (Journey, Jefferson Starship), among others.  Most of the tunes are recorded as power trios with the exception of one in which, a saxophone solo was essential.  Say what you will but it appears that Mr. Schenker NEVER sleeps (must be some good stuff).  Seek him out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

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

[iv] See previous footnote.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Electric Light Orchestra, the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard at some point in the near future.  Please stay tuned.

[vi] A lengthy presentation of YES and its individual members will begin at some point within the next 2-3 years.  Please stay tuned.

[vii] As to when we will promote the music of this commie folk singer- Joan Baez- we hope to do it sometime in the next 30 years.  Please remain alert for the day we do.

[viii] Sadly, we were not as attuned to the sharing of interconnected bands and musicians when we promoted Santana years ago but we do hope we will be able to promote the music of Journey at some point in the nest 10-12 years.

[ix] When we promote the music of Nirvana, we hope to promote the music of Pearl Jam, the Smashing Pumpkins, Hole, and the Stone Temple Pilots, so make sure you remain attentive for the time we do.  You will be glad you did.  

[x] Tupac Shakur?  It could be 40 years before we begin promoting the music of rappers.  Please join us every day for that glorious day- you will be glad you did but NO Eminem. Fuck him- he hates his mother.

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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.

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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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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….

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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!

Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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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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DAY SEVENTY-THREE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Sixth Day of Passover / Good Friday

Pascua Florida Day (Florida)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed; Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen; Lilah Paulikovich of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, the Cars featuring David Robinson, “Rumours” by Fleetwood Mac, the Guess Who featuring Kurt Winter, Joe Walsh featuring Joe Vitale, Leon Russell, and Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Leon Russell Wilkerson:

  1. 1513 Wednesday: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon and his expedition landed in present-day Florida; however, some historians say he did not land until the following day.
  2. 1550 Sunday: The city of Genoa, Italy, expels its Jewish citizens.  
  3. 1792 Monday: The U.S. Congress passed the Coinage Act with which to regulate the coins of the United States.  The act authorized $10 Eagles, $5 Half-Eagles, $2.50 Quarter-Eagle gold coins, silver dollars, dollars, quarters, dimes, and half-dimes to be minted.  
  4. 1801 Thursday: During the Napoleonic Wars, the naval Battle of Copenhagen occurs on this date; the British led by Admiral Horatio Nelson destroys the Danish fleet.
  5. 1863 Thursday: During the Civil War, the Richmond Bread Riot erupted in the Confederate capital as a mob made up mostly of women, outraged over food shortages, attacked, and looted stores.
  6. 1865 Sunday: The president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis, flees the capital city of Richmond, Virginia.
  7. 1866 Monday: President Andrew Johnson ends war in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
  8. 1872 Tuesday: George B. Brayton patents the gasoline-powered engine.
  9. 1877 Monday: The first Easter Egg Roll takes place on the lawn of the White House.
  10. 1889 Tuesday: Charles Hall patented aluminum.
  11. 1902 Wednesday: The first motion picture theater opened in Los Angeles with the name, Electric Theatre.
  12. 1905 Sunday: On this day, the builders of the Simplon rail tunnel which went under the Alps and which connected Switzerland and Italy officially opened it on this date.
  13. 1910 Saturday: Karl Harris perfected the process for the artificial synthesis of rubber on this date.
  14. 1912 Tuesday: The just-completed RMS Titanic left Belfast to begin its sea trials eight days before the start of its ill-fated maiden voyage.
  15. 1915 Friday: French warplanes continue hitting German targets in their portion of occupied France as fighting on the Western Fronts continues to seesaw back and forth.  World War I pilots are truly the ‘knights of the sky.’
  16. 1916 Sunday: During World War I, German Zeppelin raids continue causing havoc along the eastern coast of Great Britain and even into Scotland.  Elsewhere, on the Southeastern Front, Russian forces continue overrunning Armenia, part of the Ottoman Turkish Empire. 
  17. 1917 Monday: President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, “The world must be made safe for democracy.”  Four days later, Congress declared war on the Huns.
  18. 1918 Tuesday: Now that Russia has been knocked out of the war and the Bolsheviks are running amok, White Russian forces arm German and Austro-Hungarian POWs and put them to work killing communists throughout Siberia.
  19. 1921 Saturday: Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new “theory of relativity.”
  20. 1926 Friday: In Calcutta, India, savage rioting takes place between Muslims and Hindus.
  21. 1932 Saturday: Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh and John F. Condon went to a cemetery in Bronx, New York, where Condon turned over $50,000 to a man in exchange for the kidnapped son of Lindbergh.  (The child, however, was not returned and was found dead the following month).
  22. 1935 Tuesday: Sir Watson-Watt received a patent for RADAR.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: The German General Staff and Adolf Hitler lock the date for the simultaneous invasions of both Norway and Denmark as April 09.  German assets are already building up.  Meanwhile, Luftwaffe bombers continue targeting the British naval base at Scapa Flow.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps continues its inexorable drive across North Africa on the way to the outskirts of Egypt.  The goal is to capture the Suez Canal and then strike north through Palestine and Syria to entice the Turks to enter the war on the side of the Axis.  Meanwhile, there is some dissension in the Hungarian government about siding with the Axis but the one holdout decides to commit suicide.  The Hungarians are the fourth member of the Axis with Romania soon to follow.
  25. 1942 Thursday: The USS Hornet with Jimmy Doolittle’s B-25 Bombers aboard leave San Francisco Bay bound for the Empire of Japan.  Elsewhere, Leon Russell[i], noted singer-songwriter is born.
  26. 1943 Friday: Fighting continues in the Aleutian Islands as U.S. airpower continues hammering Japanese positions on Kiska and Attu.  For the Japanese, the Aleutian Islands campaign was a feint to draw off American forces from Midway.  This theater of the war witnessed some heavy fighting in some of the most inhospitable territory on earth.
  27. 1944 Sunday: During World War II, the Soviet Red Army begins its march into pro-Nazi Romania, intent on making them pay for having sided with the Germans against them.  Meanwhile, in liberated Italy, the communists pour out into the streets in support of the new Badoglio government.
  28. 1945 Monday: Brazil and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations.  Elsewhere, the Eastern Front continues to see heavy fighting in Hungary, Poland, and on the Western Front.  German forces are being pushed back across every front.
  29. 1946 Tuesday: Guitarist with the Guess Who[ii], Kurt Winter, is born on this date in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  He would be an integral part of the band for several years.  
  30. 1947 Wednesday: The United Nations Security Council voted the United States to administer as trustee formerly held Japanese islands in the Pacific. 
  31. 1949 Saturday: Famed rock-and-roll drummer who would play with Joe Walsh[iii] and numerous other musicians and bands, Joe Vitale, was born on this date in Canton, Ohio.  Also born on this date is future drummer of the Cars[iv]— David Robinson (drums 1976-1988 / 2010-present).  His birthplace is Malden, Massachusetts.
  32. 1951 Monday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower assumed command of all allied forces in the Western Mediterranean and Europe on this date.
  33. 1952 Wednesday: Future bassist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[v] (1972-2001 until his death), Leon Russell Wilkerson was born on this date in Newport, Rhode Island.
  34. 1954 Friday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, fighting continues to range on the eastern and northern strongpoints, the Elianes and Huguettes.  General Giap’s People’s Army is determined to tighten the perimeter so as to completely close the airstrip.  Heavy artillery fire back and forth is turning the land into a moonscape and each communist assault and French counterattack rages over a wasted landscape.  Meanwhile, later in the evening fresh French paratroopers are being flown in if they can get through the AA fire.  South of the main camp at Isabelle, the defenders there wage an ongoing battle during the day in which, they go out and fill in Viet Minh approach trenches and then at night fight off attacks.  The troops are growing fatigued on both sides.[vi]
  35. 1956 Monday: Two soap operas— “The Edge of Night” and “As the World Turns”—debuted on CBS-TV on this date.
  36. 1958 Wednesday: Lilah Paulikovich, chef and author with the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day was born on this date in Pearl City, Hawaii.  Elsewhere, the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics was renamed NASA.  Finally, San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen coined the term, “Beatnik,” which he used to refer to the pre-hippie counterculture.  He derived the term from two things, the first being the “Beat Generation” while the second came from the Soviet launch of its second Sputnik spacecraft.  Meanwhile, future Acting Attorney General of the United States Jeffrey Rosen is born in Boston, Massachusetts.  A Republican, he would serve under President Donald J. Trump from 12-24-2020 to 01-20-2021.
  37. 1963 Tuesday: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., began his first non-violent campaign in Birmingham, Alabama.
  38. 1965 Friday: Future victim of Los Angeles police brutality, Rodney King, is born on this date.
  39. 1966 Saturday: South Vietnamese troops joined in demonstrations at Hue and Da Nang for an end to military rule.
  40. 1972 Sunday:  Burt Reynolds appeared nude in “Cosmopolitan” magazine on this date to much acclaim by women and consternation by men.
  41. 1975 Wednesday: During the final days of the Vietnam War, thousands of refugees from the Quang Ngai Province flee in the face of advancing North Vietnamese troops and tanks.
  42. 1977 Saturday: Fleetwood Mac’s[vii] “Rumors” album goes #1 and remains #1 for 31 weeks.
  43. 1978 Sunday: The TV show, “Dallas” premieres on CBS as a five-week mini-series.
  44. 1980 Wednesday: To help the U.S. economy rebound, President Jimmy Carter signs the Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act into law.  Meanwhile, in Huntington, N.Y., the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed died.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice George Sutherland.   He served from 01-27-1938 to 02-25-1957.
  45. 1981 Thursday: In eastern Lebanon, there is heavy fighting between the Christian Druze militia and the Syrian army.
  46. 1982 Friday: Several thousand troops from Argentina seized the disputed Falkland Islands, located in the South Atlantic, from Britain.  (Britain seized the islands back the following June).
  47. 1985 Tuesday: The NCAA Rules Committee adopted the 45-second shot clock for men’s basketball to begin in the 1986 season.
  48. 1989 Sunday: To mend strained relations between the Soviet Union and Cuba, Soviet leader, Mikhail S. Gorbachev arrives in Havana.
  49. 1992 Thursday: Mob boss John Gotti is found guilty by a jury of his peers in the murder of his former boss, Paul “Big Paul” Castellanos.
  50. 1995 Sunday: The New York Police Department and New York Transit Police merge into one organization.
  51. 1996 Tuesday: Lech Walesa resumed his old job as an electrician at the Gdansk shipyard.  He was the former Solidarity union leader who became Poland’s first post-war democratic president.
  52. 2002 Tuesday: In Israel, a siege gets underway as Israeli troops surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem due to Islamists retreating to it and securing themselves inside it.
  53. 2004 Friday: The Islamic terrorists involved in the attack on Spain’s railway, their so-called ‘9/11” (March 11, 2004), attempt to attack the Spanish high-speed train, AVE, near Madrid; however, Spanish authorities stop them in their tracks, no pun intended.
  54. 2010 Friday: Rescuers at a Shanxi mine in communist China are attempting to reach 153 trapped miners.  They report hearing signs of life including tapping, banging, and voices calling for help.  Family members of the trapped miners have been angry with local government believing they have consigned these people to their fates.
  55. 2011 Saturday: With the Arab Spring underway, the North Korean government decides that it had better crackdown on computers and other electronics that could broadcast news of what is going on elsewhere around the world thus causing problems for their brand of crackpot communism.  Anyone with unsanctioned devices, well, three generations of their family will end up in the gulags.
  56. 2012 Monday: Three widows and two daughters of Osama bin Laden were charged with illegally living in Pakistan; they were sentenced with 45 days in jail and fined $114 each.  Elsewhere, British Prime Minister David Cameron- speaking on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War- refers to it as a ‘profound wrong.’  This followed a still angry Argentina threatening action against UK banks and their tacit ally in the conflict, the United States.
  57. 2013 Tuesday: The Arms Trade Treaty, the first-ever bill to regulate the global trade in conventional weapons, is passed by the U.N. General Assembly.  Meanwhile, in Tamaulipas, Mexico, authorities discover nine mutilated bodies in the trunk of a car.  How nice.  Moving on, in Peshawar, Pakistan, seven people are killed in a terrorist attack on a power station.  Finally, Uruguay passed legislation legalizing homosexual marriage on this date.
  58. 2014 Wednesday: In the United States, the National Security Agency—aka the NSA—announces that it has been using a legal loophole by which, it monitors, collects, and stores millions of phone records and emails of the American people.  Thank you, President Obama, for authorizing this outrage!  Meanwhile, the United States Supreme Court ruled that limits on the total amount of money individuals can give political candidates and political action committees were unconstitutional.  Elsewhere, Fort Hood reports a shooting on the base.
  59. 2015 Thursday: After being lost at sea for 66 days, rescuers find 37-year-old South Carolina man, Louis Jordan.  He had gone sailing in an antique sailing boat, which capsized and to which, he clung.  He survived on rainwater and fish he managed to catch while being adrift.  Elsewhere, at the Garissa University in Kenya, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, kill 140 people and wound countless others.  Worthless scumbags.
  60. 2016 Saturday: As the migrant crisis continues to ravage Europe (thanks to Germany’s Angela Merkel welcoming illegal immigrants to labor in the Fatherland’s factories), Austria says, ‘enough is enough’ and tells Italy that they are going to deploy troops on their mutual border because they don’t want any more Muslim migrants and refugees tramping through their country from their southern neighbor.  Who can blame them?   They intend to put troops in the Brenner Pass.  Just like World War I, Austrian and Italian friction.  Some issues never mend…
  61. 2017 Sunday: A custodian and several confederates at the Muslim shrine at Sargodha, Pakistan, takes the lives of 20 and leaves numerous others injured.  Thank you, “religion of peace.”  Elsewhere, media is under attack in Mexico and in Ciudad Juarez, the fabled newspaper Norte, publishes its final print edition seeing as how things are flipping crazy in that part of the country.
  62. 2018 Monday: In the 80th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game, Villanova whips Michigan 79-62.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump lambastes the Chi-Coms for possessing the chutzpah to put retaliatory tariffs of up to 25-percent on 128 American products including American wines and pork products.  This is in response to the U.S. having slapped tariffs onto Chinese imports of both steel and aluminum, two poorly made Chi-Com products they have habitually dumped into the U.S. sans any blowback- until now.
  63. 2019 Tuesday: Climatologists claim that Canada is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, increasing 2.3% in the northern environs of the country.  Green New Deal lovers are dancing in the streets at the news.  Meanwhile, NASA lays out plans to return to the moon in 2024 and to put astronauts on Martian soil by 2033.  Meanwhile, Google +, a highly popular social media app (although Google says different) begins deleting its user accounts.  People had wonderful sites in perhaps one of the best social media platforms but Google- since they blew the 2016 Presidential Election notified its users in late 2018 that it was going to shut down the site due to low user activity and vulnerabilities that- if we are to believe them- were too difficult to fix.  They were too LAZY to fix them IF they existed.  Google shut down nothing else…scumbags.[viii]  
  64. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19 continues running amok around the world.  The Democratic Party has postponed its 2020 Convention until mid-August with the GOP following them on August 24 through the 27th.   In the United States, we currently have 226,300 confirmed cases with many more to be sure plus about 5,300 confirmed deaths.  The Guardian claims there are more than 750,000 confirmed cases worldwide with the death toll skyrocketing to over 36,000.  Unemployment numbers for the previous week double the prior week by coming in at 6.6 million new unemployment claims.  Some economists project as many as 20 million additional unemployed by the time we hit May.  Cloward and Piven would be delighted.  Meanwhile, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces he will go back to the well in China so he can buy some of their top-of-the-line ventilators.  Does no one ever learn?  Food banks in the United States report a 92% jump in people seeking food thanks to the Wuhan Virus.   On a lighter note, Egypt reports a spike in ISIS attacks in the northern Sinai.  We say, “Crucify them!”
  65. 2021 Friday: YOU know the drill.  Let’s hope it’s not a heavy news day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0422 a 24” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “The Old Grist Mill.”  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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Michael Schenker and longtime friend and collaborator Gary Barden joined forces to create a solo album much beloved by fans of both musicians- “Gipsy Lady”- aka the Schenker-Barden Project.  The album came out on May 19, 2009, and fans were elated.  However, if you only know Schenker and Barden from the heavy duty rock and roll days, it’s possible you might be disappointed.  Still, after several plays the album has a way of growing on you and becoming a part of your playlist.  Please, seek it out and consider giving it a listen- you will be extremely glad you did.  We promise.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, FRIDAY APRIL 02, 2021

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Friday, April 02, 2021:

ENDNOTES:


[i] We hope to share the music of Leon Russell, an extremely talented singer-songwriter-musician one day.  Please, stay tuned.

[ii] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt..  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

[iii] We promoted the music of the James Gang beginning on Saturday, 11-August-2012 through Monday, 27-August-2012.  We did not do the solo discography of Joe Walsh at the time but when we arrive at the Eagles, we most certainly will.

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

[v] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029.

[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 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.

[viii] The AICPENDBLOG.COM believes that Sundar Pichai and his entire family should be deported back to Punjabistan or wherever the f**k they came.

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