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TODAY IN HISTORY—MARCH 28, 2020:
President Dwight D. Eisenhower; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Secretaries of State Christian Herter and Edmund Muskie; Jethro Tull featuring John Evan, and Pablo Cruise featuring Bud Cockrell:
- 845: Viking raiders sack the city of Paris, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
- 1738: English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin’s Ear).
- 1796: Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st U.S.-African church.
- 1797: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine.
- 1799: New York State abolished slavery.
- 1804: Ohio passed law that restricted movement of blacks within its borders.
- 1834: The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Andrew Jackson for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
- 1845: Mexico drops diplomatic relations with the U.S.
- 1854: During the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia to rescue the so-called, “Sick Man of Europe” the Ottoman Empire, from its opponent, Russia, to keep the balance of power in the region intact.
- 1865: New York enacted outdoor advertising legislation, which banned painting on stones, rocks, and trees.
- 1881: PT Barnum and James A. Bailey formed “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
- 1885: The U.S. Salvation Army officially organizes on this date.
- 1895: In Paris, France, future 53rdS. Secretary of State Christian Herter is born. He would serve under fellow Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 04-22-1959 to 01-20-1961.
- 1898: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a citizen of the United States.
- 1908: Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal registration.
- 1910: In Washington, D.C., the 51stS. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer died. President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Stanley Matthews seat, a fellow Republican. He served from 12-18-1889 to 03-28-1910. Meanwhile, the first seaplane took off from water at Martinique, France. The pilot was Henri Fabre.
- 1914: In Rumford, Maine, future 58thS. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie is born. A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from 05-08-1980 to 01-20-1981.
- 1917: The Ottoman Turks expel Jews from Tel Aviv and Jaffa in occupied Palestine. Elsewhere, during World War I, the federal government formed the Women’s Auxiliary Corps, aka WAAC.
- 1920: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak affects the Great Lakes region as well as the states of the Deep South.
- 1921: President Warren Harding named William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
- 1922: The first microfilm device undergoes introduction to the public.
- 1924: Radio station WGN-AM in Chicago begins radio transmitting on this date.
- 1930: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.
- 1933: German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Adolf Hitler. The Nazis then banned Jewish businesses, professions, and schools.
- 1935: The notorious Nazi propaganda film “Triumph of the Will” premiered in Berlin. Elsewhere, American scientist and engineer Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket.
- 1939: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.
- 1941: Novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself in England.
- 1942: British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St. Nazaire.
- 1945: Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets against England.
- 1946: The U.S. Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
- 1948: John Evan—keyboardist with the British band, Jethro Tull[i] 1970-1980—was born in England on this date.
- 1950: Future bassist/vocalist with It’s a Beautiful Day[ii] and Pablo Cruise[iii]—Bud Cockrell—is born on this date.
- 1960: Pope John raises the first Japanese, African, and Filipino cardinals.
- 1962: The Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
- 1963: The Alfred Hitchcock film, “The Birds” premiered in New York City.
- 1967: U.N. Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam.
- 1969: The 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.
- 1973: U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution.
- 1978: In Stump v. Sparkman, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 5-3, the judicial immunity of an Indiana judge against a lawsuit brought by a young woman who’d been ordered sterilized by the judge when she was a teenager.
- 1979: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania.
- 1986: More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
- 1990: Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game. Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
- 1991: Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough’s son.
- 1994: Italy’s right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election.
- 1995: The world’s largest bank, Japan’s Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merges.
- 2003: New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may been used as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.
- 2005: A magnitude-8.78 earthquake hits the Indonesia island of Sumatra; it is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
- 2010: The BBC finds evidence of a massacre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo carried out by the Lord’s Resistance Army last December, in which 321 people, including children, were killed.
- 2011: The International Atomic Energy Agency calls for a summit to discuss concerns about nuclear safety following radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
- 2012: The Mega Millions jackpot in the U.S. reaches a world record in lottery history – $500 million dollars.
- 2013: Attracting NATO criticism, Russia conducts unscheduled military exercises in the Black Sea.
- 2014: Third baseman Miguel Cabrera signs a 10-year contract with the Detroit Tigers for $292 million, exceeding the 10-year contract signed by Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees in 2007 for $275 million. Elsewhere, Russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80 percent. Finally, two cases of Ebola are reported in Liberia among people who have traveled to Guinea.
- 2015: According to Brainy History, officials find that Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot of downed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, had mental and physical health problems that he hid from the airline; a doctor’s note was found excusing him from work on the day that he crashed the plane.
- 2017: President Donald J. Trump proposed immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs such as medical research, infrastructure, and community grants so the American taxpayers—and NOT Mexico—could cover the down payment for the border wall. Elsewhere, Wells Fargo Bank said it would pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over as many as 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.
- 2018: Arriving for his first trip outside North Korea, Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing via his armored train to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Meanwhile, following an out-of-control prison riot that led to a major fire in the Carabobo state police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, the authorities claim 68 deaths and countless others injured and maimed.
- 2020: The Wuhan Virus continues plaguing the world what with confirmed global cases hitting 664,924 with a total of 30,848 deaths and 140,222 recoveries. Meanwhile, in the United States there are a total of 124,665 confirmed cases with 2,026 deaths and approximately 1,072 recoveries (although the recovery number seems a bit low). Meanwhile, in Communist China, the authorities have re-opened parts of the epicenter of the virus- Wuhan- after two months of intense isolation including the nailing in of the afflicted into their apartments.
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
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Phil Manzanera, the amazing minimalist guitarist who says much with a few notes, released his next solo effort in 2004, the acclaimed “6:00 P.M.” Once again, he has some current and former band mates from Roxy Music join him but he also performs many other instruments besides playing his guitar. We hope you will go directly to Amazon.com where you can purchase the CD in the format, the condition, and the price that works best for you—you will be so glad you did.
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[i] 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.
[ii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected. We certainly will one day. Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.
[iii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected. We certainly will one day. Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.
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