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65. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 06, 2021:
DAY FORTY-SIX OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Gabriel Duvall and Oliver Wendell Holmes; U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont; Acting U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Bennett Smith; Pablo Cruise featuring Bud Cockrell, Pink Floyd featuring David Gilmour, and the Zombies featuring Hugh Grundy:
- 1521 Sunday: Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan discovers the island of Guam on this date.
- 1799 Wednesday: Napoleon Bonaparte captures the city of Jaffa in Palestine.
- 1808 Sunday: Music professors and students at Harvard University founded the first college orchestra and did so on this date.
- 1816 Wednesday: In Lubeck, Germany, the citizens expel their Jewish population.
- 1820 Monday: After President James Monroe signed the Missouri Compromise, Congress enacted it, which admitted Missouri into the Union as a SLAVE state. However, it prohibited slavery in the rest of the northern Louisiana Purchase Territory.
- 1834 Thursday: The city of York in Upper Canada undergoes incorporation as Toronto on this date.
- 1836 Sunday: After a thirteen-day siege, the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, fell to Mexican military forces led by General Santa Ana who put what is left of the 182 defenders to the sword.
- 1844 Wednesday: In Glenn Dale, Maryland, the 17th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall, a Democratic-Republican, died. President James Madison nominated Duvall to fill the seat of Associate Justice Samuel Chase, a Federalist. Duvall served from served 11-18-1811 to 01-12-1835.
- 1853 Sunday: Verdi’s opera “La Traviata” premiered in Venice, Italy.
- 1857 Friday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled in Dred Scott v. Sandford that Scott, a slave was not an American citizen and could not sue for his freedom in federal court.
- 1861 Wednesday: The Provisional Confederate Congress establishes the Confederate Army.
- 1865 Monday: President Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, attend his second inaugural ball at the White House.
- 1892 Sunday: In New York City, the nation’s 33rd U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont died at age 75. A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 04-26-1875 to 05-21-1876.
- 1899 Monday: A at the German company, Bayer, Felix Hoffman patents aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) on this date.
- 1900 Tuesday: In a West Virginia mine, an explosion trapped 50 coal miners underground.
- 1912 Wednesday: The National Biscuit Company first introduced its phenomenally successful OREO Sandwich Cookie on this date.
- 1918 Wednesday: The US Navy’s USS Cyclops disappears in the Bermuda Triangle.
- 1922 Monday: Babe Ruth signs a 3-year contract with the New York Yankees for $52,000 per season.
- 1929 Wednesday: Turkey and Bulgaria sign a treaty of friendship.
- 1933 Monday: A national bank holiday declared by President Franklin D. Roosevelt—aimed at calming the panicked depositors around the nation—went into effect. However, the holiday—originally intended to last no more than FOUR days—received an extension until the government gradually lifted it on March 13. Meanwhile, Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak, wounded in an attempt on President Roosevelt’s life the previous month, died at a Miami hospital at age 59.
- 1935 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 58th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Republican, died. President Theodore Roosevelt nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of another member of the GOP, Associate Justice Horace Gray. Holmes served from 12-04-1902 to 01-12-1932.
- 1942 Friday: As Malta continues battling the Nazis, the British begin sending in additional troops to aid them under cover of darkness.
- 1943 Saturday: Fighting continues to rage in Tunisia as the Allied forces build up strength to defeat the Afrika Korps. However, the Korps still has plenty of fight left in them to inflict losses on their opponents. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel will soon be called back to Germany so as to prevent his capture by the Allies. Rommel remains one of Hitler’s favorites.
- 1944 Monday: During World War II, U.S. heavy bombers staged the first full-scale American raid on the capital of Nazi Germany, Berlin, on this date. The planes dropped 2,000 tons of bombs on the German capital. On the Eastern Front, the Narva offensive around Leningrad begins gathering steam as the Soviets fight to lift the Nazi siege and begin driving them out of the Soviet Union.
- 1945 Tuesday: Future drummer with the British rock group, the Zombies[i]—Hugh Grundy—is born in Great Britain on this date.
- 1946 Wednesday: France recognizes Vietnamese statehood within the French-Indochinese Federation. Meanwhile, in Great Britain, future guitarist who took the place of Syd Barrett in Pink Floyd[ii]—David Gilmour—is born in England on this date.
- 1947 Thursday: The first air-conditioned naval ship, “The Newport News,” launches from Newport News, Virginia, on this date.
- 1956 Tuesday: In Redwood City, California, future Acting U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Bennett Smith is born. He served under Presidents Donald J. Trump and Joe Biden / 01-20-2021-01-26-2021. Anthony Blinken took over from him.
- 1957 Wednesday: Ghana, formerly the Gold Coast, declares its independence from Great Britain.
- 1960 Sunday: The United States announced it was going to send 3,500 troops to Vietnam. Meanwhile, Switzerland granted women the right to vote in municipal elections.
- 1962 Tuesday: The United States promises Thailand assistance against communist guerillas.
- 1964 Friday: Elizabeth Taylor’s fourth divorce goes through separating her from Eddie Fisher. Meanwhile, Elijah Mohammad renames Cassius Clay, “Mohammad Ali.”
- 1967 Monday: The daughter of Josef Stalin, Svetlana Alliuyeva, appeared at the American Embassy in New Delhi, India, and declared her intention to defect to the West. Meanwhile, Jimmy Hoffa enters the Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary. Finally, President Lyndon Baines Johnson—Democrat—announced his plan to establish a draft lottery.
- 1970 Friday: Inside a Greenwich Village townhouse, some radical leftwing pro-communist, anti-U.S. government Weather Underground members got the surprise of their lives when a bomb they were working on blew up, killing three of the human scum and bringing the entire house down atop them. It is interesting to note that Barack Obama’s mentors, Bill Ayres, and Bernadine Dohrn, were members of this group and participated in numerous bombings throughout the time.
- 1973 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon imposed price controls on oil and gas.
- 1974 Wednesday: At the gaming tables in Monte Carlo, an unidentified Italian loses a record $1,920,000 at the roulette tables.
- 1975 Thursday: Iran and Iraq announced they had settled their border dispute.
- 1980 Thursday: Islamic militants in Tehran said they would turn over American hostages to the Revolutionary Council.
- 1981 Friday: Walter Cronkite signs off as anchorman of the “CBS Evening News.” He had the position for 19 years.
- 1985 Wednesday: Yul Brenner appears in his 4,500th performance of the “King and I.”
- 1988 Sunday: At Gibraltar, SAS agents shoot three IRA officers dead.
- 1991 Wednesday: Following Iraq’s capitulation in the Gulf War, President George H.W. Bush tells Congress, “Aggression is defeated, the war is over.”
- 1997 Thursday: Art thieves steal the Picasso painting, “Tête de Femme” from a London art gallery on this date; however, the authorities recover it a week later. Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II of England launched the first official royal website.
- 2007 Tuesday: The Mega-Millions lottery jackpot has the highest jackpot ever (at the time) of $370,000,000. Meanwhile, a jury finds former White House aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby Jr. guilty on four of five counts of perjury and obstruction of justice.
- 2010 Saturday: A drone strike in Pakistan reportedly kills Taliban leader, Faqir Mohammad. Elsewhere, Bud Cockrell—formerly of the California rock band, Pablo Cruise[iii] (bass/vocals 1973-1977 / 1985-86 / 1996-2004), lost his battle with diabetes on this date. He also played with It’s a Beautiful Day and other San Francisco, California, rock bands at various times.
- 2012 Tuesday: Lehman Brothers exits bankruptcy protection making it free to sell its remaining assets and distribute its funds to creditors. Meanwhile, French President Nicholas Sarkozy debuts a plan to cut immigration to France by 50-percent. Elsewhere, President Barack Obama urges Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to ‘back off on threats against Iran.’
- 2013 Wednesday: In the U.K., the top 50 payday loan companies receive citations for “widespread irresponsible lending”; the Office of Fair Trading gives the companies 12 weeks to change their practices. Meanwhile, Syrian rebels (ISIS thugs) capture their first major city, Al-Raqqah on this date. This becomes the de facto capital of the new ISIS caliphate.
- 2014 Thursday: Major photo agency Getty Images is now allowing free embedding of millions of its images, many of famous figures. Elsewhere, the parliament of Crimea[iv] votes unanimously to make the Crimean Peninsula a part of Russia much to the horror of the Ukrainian people.
- 2015 Friday: According to Brainy History, Apple Inc. will replace AT&T on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), reflecting shifts in the U.S. economy between telecommunications and technology; AT&T had been part of the DJIA for over 100 years. Meanwhile, DAWN, NASA’s deep space probe enters orbit around the dwarf planet, Ceres.
- 2016 Sunday: In Flint, Michigan, the home of dilapidated water pipes that have been poisoning its citizens for decades, CNN hosts the seventh Democratic Presidential Primary Debate between Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O’Malley.
- 2017 Monday: President Donald J. Trump signs his second executive order banning visitors from six mostly ‘religion of peace’ nations but leaves Iraq out of the mix. The ban is good for 90 days. Millions of liberals go berserk around the country in protest of this sensible order. Meanwhile, South Korea says that North Korea has fired some missiles into the Sea of Japan, pissed off because the summit with the U.S. failed.
- 2018 Tuesday: The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports the highest-ever drug overdose death rates for the period 2016-2017: 142,000 deaths. Elsewhere, South Korea announces after the failed summit between North Korea and the United States that North Korea might be willing to hold further talks on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. President Trump tweets that ‘progress might be coming.’ We doubt it.
- 2019 Wednesday: The U.S. trade deficit rises to its highest mark in a decade: $621 billion. Meanwhile, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg announces plans to turn the social media (and intel-gathering) website into a more ‘privacy-focused platform.’ Good for you, Mark, good for you. Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of Commerce announces that the nation’s trade deficit sits at $621 billion, the highest since 2008. Most of the imbalance rests with the Chi-Coms.
- 2020 Friday: Global health authorities now say there are 100,000 cases of the coronavirus worldwide. China remains the epicenter but getting the truth out of the communist nation is more difficult than pulling the teeth from a living dragon. Liberals hopes for November take another nosedive what with February jobs numbers hitting 273,000 with a drop in the unemployment numbers to 3.5%. Meanwhile wages across the nation are up by 3-percent. Hence the Democrats continue trying to connect President Donald Trump to the coronavirus. Elsewhere, the president stops in tornado-ravaged Nashville while on the way to the CDC in Atlanta. He spends time on the ground consoling the victims of the hellacious storms.
- 2021 Saturday: Today is Day 46 of the Biden Regime, socialism and communism never sleeps nor does beating the rug looking for all the white supremacists the LEFT claims are lurking all over the place. They must have their radicals mixed up- it’s the Antifa and Black Lives Matter human fecal matter bobbing up and down in the liberal crapper, the one the Chi-Coms never seem to wish to flush…late in the evening/early in the morning, Chuck Schumer’s Senate passes the massive $1.9 trillion Joe Biden PORKULUS bill with which supposedly to relieve COVID-19 suffering. Joe, you still have a trillion languishing from the previous Chi-Vi relief bill that has not yet been spent so what the f**k?
- 2021 Saturday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 116,169,119 confirmed cases, +387,940, 2,582,075, confirmed deaths, +9,722, and 65,695,020 confirmed recoveries, +198,353. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,192,273 confirmed cases, up 63,054 from yesterday’s reporting, 527,917 confirmed deaths, UP 2,357, and 112,910,453 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. It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump. Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS. NOW. NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 199,440 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S. Joe, other than sending the J & J Chi-Vi vaccine overseas, STOP SENDING U.S. vaccines to the Third World. Also, prevent the invasion across the southern border.
- 2021 Saturday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,592,779 confirmed cases, 53,889 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,000 confirmed cases, 443 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- NOTE: Hawaii once again has somewhat frozen its information…WHY? Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 346,733 confirmed cases, 5,104 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- New Mexico: currently, they have 186,460 confirmed cases, 3,789 confirmed deaths, and 153,376 confirmed recoveries. Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 796,465 confirmed cases, 5,834 confirmed deaths, and 750,661 confirmed recoveries.
- 2021 Saturday C: As if things cannot get any worse for the embattled Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, Empire State’s soon-to-be-ex-governor, two of his senior female aides have thrown in the towel and left him in the lurch. “Killer Cuomo,” just f**king resign. Elsewhere, as illegal aliens continue swarming across the border and people become shocked by what’s going on, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki- not the brightest bulb in any pack- says, ‘we don’t take advice from Donald J. Trump.’ You would be wise if you did. Speaking of President Trump, he endorses South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster for another run in 2022 just as he endorses Lt. Gov. Griffin on Arkansas as that state’s next attorney-general. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey says the people must act to stop the power grab the Biden administration is carrying out against the country. Finally, eight Senate Democrats balk at the $15 per hour minimum wage sought by the Biden administration.
- 2021 Saturday D: Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3540 with a $26 million at stake: 12, 18, 27, 28, 34, and Mega 19. Out of 108,397 winning tickets, ONE person had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $38,985. The winning ticket was sold at a Food 4 Less in Long Beach, CA 90805. Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Drawing #826 with a $138 million jackpot up for grabs: 11, 31, 50, 52, 58, and Powerball 18. Out of 69,278 winning tickets, the highest winners were three people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $12,844 apiece.
BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:
This artwork is #0394 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Autumn Colors.” 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)
ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:
The archivist of UFO found a gem in the vaults, a show recorded in Midland, Texas, on March 21, 1979. “Live in Texas” came out on October 15, 2000 and the show from whence it comes is a rocker from start to finish. We have the UFO Mk. III lineup of Phil Mogg (vocals), Paul Chapman (guitars), Pete Way (bass), Andy Parker (drums), and Paul Raymond (keyboards/guitars). This album features seven classic tunes and while we’ll admit, they could have used another seven to twelve, it is what it is. We hope you will seek this album out and consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure as when compared to Maroon Five, Coldplay, and other nut-scratching losers, there is NO comparison. When UFO was ‘on,’ UFO was ‘on.’ Pick it up and enjoy.
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[i] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020. Please, check them out.
[ii] We look forward to doing the music of Pink Floyd within the next two years. The offering will include the solo efforts of the individual members, too, like David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Syd Barrett, Nicky Mason, and Rick Wright.
[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.
[iv] Vladimir Putin stole the Crimea from the Ukraine during the second term of President Barack Hussein Obama. From 2017 on, Democrats and anti-Trumper garbage claim that President Donald J. Trump is in bed with Moscow, when in fact, it was Obama who was the bed buddy of Comrade Putin. Shame.
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