133. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2022

1979 Sunday: In Revolutionary Iran, the high court sentences the Shah and his entire family to death for crimes against the people. Someone should sentence all the mullahs to death.

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133. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2022:

Native American Day (Wyoming, state observance)

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

  1. 535 Friday:  St. Agapetus I begins his reign as the 57th Roman Catholic pope.  He would serve from today until April 22, 536.
  2. 1110 Friday: The Crusaders march into Beirut and start a bloodbath as they kill not only prisoners but civilians as well.
  3. 1568 Monday: At the Battle of Langside, the English defeat the army of Mary Queen of Scots.
  4. 1572 Saturday: The 226th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XIII assumes office on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until April 10, 1585.
  5. 1588 Friday: King Henry III flees Paris before howling mobs.
  6. 1607 Sunday: An expedition led by Captain Christopher Newport arrived at Jamestown, Va.  The passengers went ashore the following day, and this site became the first permanent settlement composed of English colonists.
  7. 1655 Thursday: In the Papal States, future 244th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XIII is born Michelangelo dei Conti.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on May 08, 1721, and would carry it until March 07, 1724.
  8. 1792 Sunday: In the Papal States, future 255th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IX is born Count Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti.  As pontiff, Pius IX would assume his role as the Vicar of Christ on June 16, 1846, and would carry it until February 07, 1878.
  9. 1800 Tuesday: The 3rd U.S. Secretary of War James McHenry left office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under Presidents George Washington, and John Adams from January 27, 1796, until today.
  10. 1801 Wednesday: The 3rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel Dexter left office on this date.  A Federalist, Dexter served under President John Adams from January 01, 1801, until today.
  11. 1821 Sunday: Samuel Rust patented the first practical printing press in the United States on this date.
  12. 1830 Thursday: The people proclaim the Republic of Ecuador on this date with Juan Jose Flores as its first president.
  13. 1846 Wednesday: The United States declared that a state of war already existed with Mexico on this date.
  14. 1854 Saturday: Malcolm Hall in Syracuse, N.J. held the first big American billiards match.
  15. 1861 Monday: Britain declared its neutrality in the American Civil War on this date; however, the monarchy favored the South.
  16. 1864 Saturday: As Union troops under the command of General William T. Sherman fought towards the city of Atlanta, the Battle of Resaca began on this date.
  17. 1865 Sunday: The last land engagement of the Civil War—the Battle of Palmito Ranch in the far south of Texas—took place on this date, more than a month after General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army at Appomattox, Va.
  18. 1873 Tuesday: Ludwig M. Wolf patented the sewing machine lamp holder on this date.
  19. 1880 Thursday: Thomas Edison tested his experimental electric railway in Menlo Park, N.J., on this date.
  20. 1888 Sunday: Brazil abolished slavery on this date.
  21. 1897 Thursday: Guglielmo Marconi sent the world’s first wireless communication over open sea on this date.
  22. 1911 Saturday: The New York giants set a major league record when 10 runners crossed home plate before the first out of the game against St. Louis.  
  23. 1912 Monday: The Royal Flying Corps forms in Great Britain.
  24. 1913 Tuesday: Igor Sikorsky flew the first four engine aircraft on this date.
  25. 1917 Sunday: Near Fatima, Portugal, three peasant children reported seeing a vision of the Virgin Mary.
  26. 1918 Monday: The United States Post Office issued the first airmail postage stamps with airplanes on them and did so in the denominations of 6, 16, and 24 cents.  The featured airplane was a Curtiss JN-4 biplane but on some of the stamps, the “Jenny” was upside-down which made the stamps collector’s items.
  27. 1934 Sunday: The Great Dustbowl storm sweeps across the Midwest of the United States.
  28. 1937 Thursday: In Prague, Czechoslovakia, the future 64th U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is born.  She would serve under President Bill Clinton from January 23, 1997, to January 20, 2001.
  29. 1940 Monday: In the dark early days of World War II, new British Prime Minister Winston Churchill tells the nation, “I have nothing to offer, but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.”   Across the English Channel, all hell is breaking loose as the Blitzkrieg blows through one French position after another.  German warplanes rule the skies and fleeing civilians clog the roads the French, Belgian, and British troops need to rush reinforcements to a rapidly collapsing front.  The Allies already are in a state of shock.
  30. 1941 Tuesday: Axis troops are now rolling towards the Soviet Union in preparation for Operation Barbarossa, the largest land invasion in the history of warfare.  Armored units, air and artillery, there will be more than a million men crashing across the frontier sometime in June.  Meanwhile, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini is in Berlin, seeking help for the Final Solution back in his homeland.  He goes on the radio sending out the call for a Holy War against the British and the Jews.
  31. 1942 Wednesday: A planned offensive in the Crimea is not going well for the Soviets.  They had hopes of emplacing pockets of troops behind German and Rumanian lines, but the two allies are having none of it.  They launch fierce counterattacks against the Soviet incursions, pushing them into a retreat for which they had not planned.  Still, they will be able to evacuate loads of their troops to fight another day.
  32. 1943 Thursday: The war in North Africa comes to an end as remaining German and Italian units surrender to the Allies.  Panzer Army Afrika has fired its last round, endured its last hardship, and is out of the fight.  The war will continue another two years in Europe and longer in the China-Burma-India Theater.
  33. 1944 Saturday: The Red Army continues cleaning up Axis resistance in the Ukraine and in the northern portion of the country.  Still, the Germans fight on, resisting all the way.
  34. 1945 Sunday: In Europe, German troops and civilians continue fleeing to the West so as to evade capture by the Red Army. In Asia, the Japanese are retreating on all fronts.
  35. 1946 Monday: The United States convicts 58 former Mauthausen Concentration Camps guards and sentences them to death.  Meanwhile, Richard Salwitz—aka “Magic Dick”—future harmonist and vocalist with the famed J. Geil’s Band[i] was born in the United States.
  36. 1947 Tuesday: Peter Overend Watts, future bassist for the English bands, Mott the Hoople[ii], Mott, and the British Lions was born on this date.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate approves the Taft-Hartley Act, which limits the power of labor unions…a remarkable thing to be sure!
  37. 1948 Thursday: Future keyboardist with the Ian Gillan Band[iii], Colin Towns, is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  38. 1949 Friday: The first gas turbine to pump natural gas underwent installation on this date in Wilmar, Ark.
  39. 1950 Saturday: Diner’s Club issues its first credit cards.  Elsewhere in England, Danny Kirwan, future guitarist with the band Fleetwood Mac[iv], was born in the United Kingdom.  What’s more, in Saginaw, Michigan, future music mega-star, Stevie Wonder, is born.
  40. 1951 Sunday: Paul Thompson, future drummer with the British rock band, Roxy Music[v], was born in Great Britain on this date. 
  41. 1954 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Act.
  42. 1958 Tuesday: Vice President Richard M. Nixon and his wife, Pat, were spat upon and their limousine battered by rocks thrown by violent anti-U.S. demonstrators in Caracas, Venezuela.  Elsewhere, French troops took control of Algiers during the Algerian War.
  43. 1963 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Brady v. Maryland, upheld 7-2, a lower court decision overturning the death sentence—but not the conviction!—of John L. Brady for murder.  The reason for this was that the prosecution had withheld from the defense a statement by a separately tried accomplice, Charles D. Boblit that he had carried out the 1958 killing of William Brooks during a robbery.  Brady spent years in prison in legal limbo, declining his right to another sentencing hearing; eventually, he the authorities gave him parole.  Boblit, 79, remains imprisoned in Maryland.
  44. 1965 Thursday: The Rolling Stones[vi] record “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”
  45. 1966 Friday: The Rolling Stones[vii] release “Paint It Black.”
  46. 1967 Saturday: Mickey Mantle hit his 500th home run on this date.
  47. 1968 Monday: Peace talks between the United States and North Vietnam commenced on this date in Paris, France.
  48. 1970 Wednesday: The Beatles[viii]’ movie, “Let It Be,” premieres.
  49. 1972 Saturday: 118 people died after fire broke out at the Sennichi Department Store in Osaka, Japan.
  50. 1973 Sunday: In tennis’ first so-called “Battle of the Sexes,” Bobby Riggs defeated Margaret Court 6-2, 6-1 in Ramona.  In September, however, Billie Jean King defeated Riggs at the Houston Astrodome.
  51. 1975 Tuesday: Hailstones the size of tennis balls battered Wenerville, Tennessee, on this date.
  52. 1976 Thursday: In the 9th and final American Basketball Association’s Finals, the New York Nets beat the Denver Nuggets 4 games to 2.
  53. 1977 Friday: In Dardanelle, Arkansas, future U.S. Senator Tom Cotton, is born.  A Republican, he would enter the Senate on 01-03-2015.
  54. 1978 Saturday: Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard improves his professional boxing record to 11-0 after he scores a TKO over Randy Milton at 2:55 of Round 8 in a 10-round fight.
  55. 1979 Sunday: In Revolutionary Iran, the high court sentences the Shah and his entire family to death for crimes against the people. Someone should sentence all the mullahs to death.
  56. 1981 Wednesday: Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca shoots and seriously wounds Pope John Paul II in St. Peter’s Square.   
  57. 1982 Thursday: The Chicago Cubs became the first major baseball team to win 8,000 games.
  58. 1985 Monday: A confrontation between Philadelphia authorities and the racial group, MOVE ended as police dropped an explosive onto the group’s headquarters, which resulted in 11 deaths in the ensuing fire.  Elsewhere, at the age of 42 years and 11 months, Tony Perez became the oldest player in major league history to hit a grand slam home run.
  59. 1989 Saturday: Approximately 2,000 students begin a hunger strike in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China.
  60. 1991 Monday: South African activist Winnie Mandela undergoes conviction for the abduction of four black South Africans.
  61. 1994 Friday: President Bill Clinton nominated federal appeals Judge Stephen G. Breyer to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice Harry A. Blackmun; Breyer went on to win Senate confirmation.
  62. 1996 Wednesday: O. J. Simpson appears on British television and discusses his ‘not guilty’ verdict.
  63. 1999 Thursday: In Moscow, lawmakers commenced the impeachment trial of Boris Yeltsin on this date.
  64. 2002 Monday: President George W. Bush announced that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin would sign a treaty to shrink their countries nuclear arsenals by two-thirds.
  65. 2008 Tuesday: U.S. military assets clash with members of Muqtada al-Sadr’s Mahdi army in Sadr City, Baghdad, which results in 11 dead and another 20 or so wounded. 
  66. 2009 Wednesday: President Barack Hussein Obama proclaims May 2009 as Jewish American Heritage Month.  Wow.   Elsewhere, Pope Benedict XVI advocates for the creation of a Palestinian state.
  67. 2010 Thursday: Pope Benedict XVI celebrates open-air Mass at Fatima, Portugal with over 500,000 pilgrims attending from 35 nations including Vietnam, China, and India.
  68. 2011 Friday: In Egypt, authorities extend the detention of former President Hosni Mubarak for another 15 days.  Across the rest of the Muslim world, the Arab Spring continues from one end of the world to the other as Muslims are rising up in anger against their totalitarian governments.  
  69. 2012 Sunday: In China, violent rainfalls and flooding in the Hunan Province destroy a bridge and 3,500 homes, causing Pinhjiang County to evacuate 28,000 people.  Meanwhile, in bloodthirsty Mexico, 49 dismembered bodies line a Mexican highway, all from the ongoing drug wars.  Meanwhile, the Syrian civil war spills over into Tripoli, Lebanon, what with pro-and-anti-Bashar al-Assad supporters clashing violently in the streets of this historic city.
  70. 2012 Sunday A: Donald “Duck” Dunn- famed bassist with Booker T. and the MGs throughout his life as well as with many of the big-name rock and roll stars of the 1960s and beyond- died in his sleep at age 70 in Tokyo, Japan.
  71. 2013 Monday: In Belize, a construction company requiring road fill gravel destroys a 2,300-year-old Mayan pyramid.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder goes before Congress today to give testimony as to how HE had NO CLUE that the U.S. Department of Justice seizing TWO MONTHS of telephone records from the Associated Press.  Yet, the FAKE NEWS media continues slobbering all over the knobber of the Obama-Biden administration.  What a bunch of sycophantic losers.
  72. 2014 Tuesday: Researchers discover Christopher Columbus’ flagship, the Santa Maria, off the coast of Haiti.  Elsewhere, Vietnamese citizens take to the streets in protest over the Chi-Coms decision to slap an oil rig in Vietnamese waters.  Tens of thousands of Vietnamese show up outside factories and businesses with Chinese names to show their displeasure with the bullies in Beijing.  Of course, this will have no effect on the Red Dragon…
  73. 2015 Wednesday: The Vatican indicates that it is going to enter into an agreement to recognize Palestine as a separate nation.  Meanwhile, chalk one up for the home team- the government of Iraq that a successful airstrike in the northern part of the country has delivered ISIS second in command Abdul Rahman Mustafa Mohammed to Allah far sooner than the POS planned on meeting him.  Awesome.  Hopefully, Allah will consign your worthless ass to hell.
  74. 2016 Friday: Vladimir Putin- dictator of Russia- threatens to neutralize a new U.S. ballistic missile system being deployed throughout Europe to combat the Russians should they choose to strike NATO.   Elsewhere, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice inform ALL U.S. school districts to allow trannys to use the bathrooms with which they claim to identify.  Chalk up another win for the HATE AMERICA CROWD.
  75. 2017 Saturday: According to On This Day, a 22-year-old blogger working in the United Kingdom accidentally halts the spread of a global ransomware cyberattack by finding the so-called ‘kill switch.’  Congratulations.  Elsewhere, at Gwadar Port in Baluchistan, Pakistan, gunmen swoop down on a group of construction workers, lighting them up with automatic weapons fire.  The attack claims the lives of at least 10 workers and wounds numerous others.  
  76. 2017 Saturday A: In Bristol, England, former drummer with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band from 2007-2015- Jimmy Copley- died at age 63 from leukemia.  
  77. 2018 Sunday: In northwestern Pakistan, violent rainstorms rampaged through the region, killing at least 15 and wounding numerous others.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that ‘IF North Korea dismantles its nuclear weapons, the United States will lift sanctions.’
  78. 2019 Monday: Sweden announced a reopening of the rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and will seek his extradition from the United Kingdom.  This could put a hold on the United States that seeks to get him to their country so they can prosecute him for leaking loads of U.S. military secrets stolen by Bradley Manning and others during the Iraq War.
  79. 2020 Wednesday: Here are the latest COVID-19 statistics for the day: around the globe, we have 4,347,015 confirmed cases, 297,197 confirmed deaths, and 1,548,547 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,421,061 confirmed cases, 84,763 confirmed deaths, and 243,517 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, we have participating chef-authors, California has 71,141 confirmed cases, 2,934 confirmed deaths, and once again, 0 number of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t share them.  Next, Hawaii has 638 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 563 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, Washington state has 17,512 confirmed cases, 975 confirmed deaths, and 0 number of confirmed recoveries because it’s all POLITICAL.  Thank you, communist China, thank you, Democratic Party, beware of communist China-Democratic Party collusion.  Meanwhile, the judge in the Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn case- Judge Emmet Sullivan- refuses to let the case go even after the U.S. Department of Justice said it’s not going to prosecute this case.  This is what is wrong in the United States, we have dictatorial judges who need to be impeached and removed from office.  Perhaps when the GOP controls both houses of Congress in January 2021?   
  80. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 161,801,690 confirmed cases, +724,793, 3,357,598  confirmed deaths, +12,796 and 140,642,031 confirmed recoveries, +65,862.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,623,686 confirmed cases, UP 37,414 from yesterday’s reporting, 598,518 confirmed deaths, UP 740,[ix] and 26,665,848 confirmed recoveries, UP 47,365.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[x]   
  81. 2021 Thursday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 282,522 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 180,087 deaths.      
  82. 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: 3,765,100 confirmed cases, 62,564 confirmed deaths, and 2,008,558 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,282,612 confirmed cases, 35,946 confirmed deaths, and 1,870,952 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,450 confirmed cases, 489 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 421,460 confirmed cases, 5,674 confirmed deaths, and 204,165 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the U.S. Veterans Affairs: they have 258,087 confirmed cases, 11,941 confirmed deaths, and 243,172 confirmed recoveries.[xi]   
  83. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,059 confirmed cases, 6,379 confirmed deaths, and 831,888 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Myanmar, a ‘bastion’ of human and civil rights: 143,004 cases of the virus, 3,212 confirmed deaths and 132,069 confirmed recoveries.[xii]     
  84. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,021.45, UP 433.79 points (+1.29%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,124.99, UP 93.31 points (+0.72%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,112.50, UP 49.46 points (+1.22%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.86 per barrel, +0.04 (+0.06%).  The price of GOLD is $1,825.40 per troy oz., +1.50 (+0.08%) while the price of SILVER is $27.15 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,212.50 per troy oz, +6.00 (+0.50%) while the price of COPPER is $4.68 per pound, -0.01 (-0.31%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,867.35 per troy oz, +0.22 (+0.01%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.43%).[xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.     In Sudanese Pound, one greenback equals 400.10 and in Suriname Dollar, a buck equals 14.15 and in Swazi Lilangeni, one dollar equals 14.12 of theirs.[xvi]    
  85. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four 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 $4.118 per gallon, $2.896 in Florida, $3.850 in Hawaii, and $3.527 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- South Dakota: $2.892.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Afghanistan: $2.215 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,282,286,307,412 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  86. 2021 Thursday F: Foreign News / Overseas News– After Hamas has launched more than 1,500 rockets into civilian areas within Israel since Monday, it would appear that Israeli ground and air assets are crossing the border into the hellhole known as Gaza.  Moses Scharbug III, aka Mo- who now lives in Israel- says that it is a clash between civilization and darkness, a clash between light and barbarism and that the Israelis must crush these animalistic scum with every weapon possessed in their arsenal.  We all tend to agree.  Send these cockroaches howling into 1,000 years of darkness, naked and devastated.  The Israeli ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer says that ‘Hamas must be taught a lesson that it cannot murder Israelis with impunity.’  Amen.  We say, ‘use neutron bombs and eliminate these rats.’   
  87. 2021 Thursday G: Political News I– While Israel fights for its very survival, Anti-Semitic scum such as Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DS-MN 5th congressional district, and Rep. Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, are more or less calling for her destruction by not providing her support in her hour of need.  As Mo says, ‘NO matter what the Democratic-Socialists say, God gave the land encompassed by Israel to Moses more than 2,000 years ago.  It was the homeland of the Jews and the only reason it was not because first the Romans and then the Muslims drove them off the land.  If one wants to talk about the ‘right of return,’ Jews have the first and ONLY right of return.’  Could not say it better ourselves.   Regarding these two Islamist congresswomen, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, confronted the head of the ‘suicide squad,’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aka AOC aka Baby Evita aka Sandy Cortez (birth name), DS-NY 14th congressional district, and called her out over her support for ‘terrorists.’  
  88. 2021 Thursday H: Business News– The Biden Regime is doing a lot of chest-thumping over the fact that last week ONLY 473,000 new jobless claims were filed.  What they neglect to say is that there are 8,000,000 unfilled in jobs in the U.S., jobs that are NOT being filled because of the Biden’s regime edict that the unemployed receive MORE money sitting at home in their skivvies than they would if they were on the job.  (Note- we believe the Biden regime is doing this so as to whine in a few weeks that ‘to fill these empty jobs, illegal aliens will have to do the work Americans are unwilling to do.’  We’ve heard this tune before.
  89. 2021 Thursday I: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden’s $86 billion pension bailout plan is set to boost corporate bonds.  In related news, a House panel is backing a bill that will spend $8 billion to shift the United States Postal Service from gas-fueled vehicles to electric vehicles.  (Note- fascinating how coincidental the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline running through 17 states and now the Dems are pushing for more electric vehicles than ever.  You realize that once everyone has EVs, they will be restricted to a certain radius because of charging station availability, the length of the charge, as well as the fact that electric cars are far more expensive, batteries harder to dispose of due to their toxicity, and the eventual pushing of everyone out of electric vehicles to public transit in much the same way we have Ubers).[xx]   
  90. 2021 Thursday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– As the Arizona state senate continues its investigation into the fraudulent 2020 Elections, investigators announce that the Maricopa County election officials WIPED the voting machines’ memories.  Here again is yet another reason as to why millions of Americans continue to believe that what happened in the days following November 03 were not legit.  And still, the Democrats continue crying and sniveling that anyone questioning the results of the 2020 Election is somehow a backwoods goober.  (Note- the evidence continues piling up by the day that November 03, 2020, was the worst example of elections fraud in the history of our great nation).
  91. 2021 Thursday K: Miscellaneous News I– Democrats are seeking a ban on military weapons making their way into the hands of local police departments.   Next, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov has hired criminal defense attorneys without saying if HE is paying for them or the Empire State will.  (Note- our bet is on the taxpayers of New York).  Speaking of worthless governors, Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, DS-CA, says he will ‘END the mask mandate on June 15.’  (Note- too late, there ‘Smiler;’ no matter what you do, WE are recalling you).  Elsewhere, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, is trying to fight off potential challengers as she seeks to become the No. 3 in the GOP House leadership.  (Note- most of us would like to seen Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, or Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, get the job).
  92. 2022 Friday: You know the drill…

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[i] We hope to present the music of the J. Geil’s Band at some point within the next five years.  One of the great American bands, they most certainly deserve to be heard and celebrated by the readership of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

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

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

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

[vii] See previous.

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

[ix] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

[x] Here is the link: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

[xi] See United States COVID: 33,033,385 Cases and 589,110 Deaths – Worldometer (worldometers.info)..

[xii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

[xiv] 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.

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

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

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

[xviii] Please see the following site for information on global gas prices: Gasoline prices around the world, 26-Apr-2021 | GlobalPetrolPrices.com

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

[xx] Imagine if those poor folks in Paradise, California, a few years back had nothing but EVs.  With the entire perimeter of the town ablaze, what if one’s car was not charged…the death toll there would have been far greater than it was, and it was pretty damn bad.

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38.  TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root; U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper; the Beatles, Blue Öyster Cult featuring Richie Castellano, Foghat and Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, the Grateful Dead featuring John Perry Barlow, KISS featuring Mark St. John, “The Wall” by Pink Floyd, Three Dog Night featuring Jimmy Greenspoon, and Wild Turkey featuring John “Pugwash” Weathers:

  1. 590 Sunday: The reign of the 63rd Roman Catholic Pope Pelagius II ends today.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 26, 579.
  2. 1522 Tuesday: The Treaty of Brussels leads to a split in the House of Hapsburg: the Spanish and the Austrian branches.
  3. 1550 Tuesday: The reign of the 221st Roman Catholic Pope Julius III begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until March 29, 1555.
  4. 1569 Friday: Spanish King Phillip II forms the Inquisition in South America.
  5. 1795 Saturday: The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, dealing with states’ sovereign immunity, underwent ratification.
  6. 1826 Tuesday: In Frankfurt, Kentucky, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd died.  A Democratic-Republican, he was nominated by President Thomas Jefferson to fill a NEW SEAT and he served from March 03, 1807, to February 07, 1826.
  7. 1857 Saturday: A French court acquitted author Gustave Flaubert of obscenity for his serialized novel, “Madame Bovary.”
  8. 1863 Saturday: The British Royal Navy corvette HMS Orpheus struck a sandbar and sank off the coast of New Zealand, killing 189 out of the 259 men on board the ship.
  9. 1864 Sunday: Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida, during the Civil War.
  10. 1868 Friday: The 21st U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan from March 07, 1853, to February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.
  11. 1877 Wednesday: In New York City, organizers established the first Guernsey Cattle Club.
  12. 1878 Thursday: The reign of the 255th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IX ended on this date.  He first became the shepherd of his global flock on June 16, 1846.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: At Mississippi City, the last sanctioned bareknuckle for the heavyweight boxing championship took place.
  14. 1891 Saturday: The Great Blizzard of 1891 begins to form.
  15. 1893 Tuesday: Elisha Gray patented a machine called the telautograph.  It automatically signed autographs to documents.
  16. 1904 Sunday: A fire began in Baltimore that raged for about 30 hours and destroyed more than 1,500 buildings.
  17. 1905 Tuesday: Oklahoma becomes a state in the Union.
  18. 1913 Friday: In a battle with the Bulgarian army, the Ottoman Turks lose 5,000 men at Gallipoli.
  19. 1914 Saturday: Keystone Film Co. released the silent short comedy, “Kid Auto Races at Venice,” Charles Chaplin’s second film, and the first in which, he plays the “Little Tramp. “
  20. 1915 Sunday: The Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes: on the Eastern Front during World War I, German troops surround a Russian force and begin to neutralize it.
  21. 1922 Tuesday: DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace offered 5,000 copies of “Reader’s Digest” magazine for the first time.
  22. 1924 Thursday: The government of Benito Mussolini exchanges diplomats with the Soviet Union.
  23. 1936 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of vice president.
  24. 1937 Sunday: In New York City, the 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root died.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-19-1905 to January 27, 1909.   He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  He served under President Theodore Roosevelt from August 01, 1899, to January 31, 1904.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: British railways nationalized.  Elsewhere, Walt Disney’s second feature-length movie, “Pinocchio,” premiered in New York.
  26. 1941 Friday: Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orchestra record “Everything Happens to Me.”  In North Africa during World War II, British forces are able to capture 130,000 Italian troops following heavy fighting at Beda Fomm.
  27. 1942 Saturday: U.S. and Filipino troops continue their fighting retreat down the Bataan Peninsula on the way to Corregidor.  Japanese troops under the command of General Homma are following closely behind. 
  28. 1943 Sunday: The U.S. government announced that shoe rationing would go into effect in two days.
  29. 1944 Monday: During World War II, the Germans launch a counter-offensive at Anzio, Italy.  Elsewhere, Bing Cosby and the John Scott Trotter Orchestra recorded “Swinging on a Star” for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California.
  30. 1945 Wednesday: General Douglas McArthur returns to Manila, Philippines.
  31. 1947 Friday: Both Palestinians and Jews vote against British proposal to split Palestine into two separate nations.  Elsewhere, in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, future drummer with Glenn Cornick’s Wild Turkey- John “Pugwash” Weathers- is born.
  32. 1948 Saturday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as army chief of staff and General Omar Bradley succeeded him in Europe.  Meanwhile, Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboards 1968-76 / 1981-2015 with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i]) is born in Beverly Hills, California, on this date.
  33. 1949 Monday: Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees becomes the first professional baseball player with a $100,000 annual salary.
  34. 1950 Tuesday: Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy uncovers communists in the U.S. State Department.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Future Colorado governor and eventual Senator John Hickenlooper is born on this date in Narberth, Pennsylvania.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2021.
  36. 1954 Sunday: In Carlinville, Illinois, future Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente is born.  A Republican, Boente would serve under President Donald J. Trump from January 30, 2017, to February 09, 2017.
  37. 1956 Tuesday: Future member of the rock band, KISS[ii]–Mark St. John (lead guitar/vocals 1984)—is born on this date in Hollywood, California.
  38. 1959 Saturday: Fidel Castro proclaims a new Cuban constitution.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Ancient writings found at Qumran near the Dead Sea.
  40. 1961 Tuesday: Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama “A String of Beads.”   Elsewhere, in Miami Beach, Florida, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) puts his pro record to 4-0 with a first-round knockout at the 1:34 minute mark in a scheduled heavyweight boxing match.  His opponent, Jim Robinson, saw his pro record drop to 1-3.
  41. 1962 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy imposed full trade embargo on Cuba.  Elsewhere, a gas explosion in Luisanthal coalmine in Voelklingen, Germany, kills 298 miners.  
  42. 1964 Friday: The Beatles[iii] began their first American tour as they arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, where they cracked wise during a chaotic press conference while thousands of their fans jammed inside the terminal.
  43. 1967 Tuesday: A fire at a restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama, kills 25 people.
  44. 1969 Friday: Al-Fatah leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of the Palestine Liberation Organization on this date.  Elsewhere, Diane Crump becomes the first woman jockey at a major U.S. racetrack in Hialeah, Florida.
  45. 1971 Sunday: Women in Switzerland gained the right to vote through a national referendum, 12 years after a previous attempt failed.
  46. 1974 Thursday: The Symbionese Liberation Army claims responsibility for the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, daughter of Randolph Hearst.  Meanwhile, Grenada gains independence from Britain.  Finally, Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles” opens in movie theaters.
  47. 1976 Saturday: Darryl Sittler of the Toronto Maple Leafs set a National Hockey League record when he scored 10 points in a game against the Boston Bruins.  He scored six goals and four assists.
  48. 1977 Monday: Russia launches Soyuz 24 on this date.
  49. 1979 Wednesday: The British rock group, Pink Floyd[iv], premiered “The Wall” live on stage.  This concert and the subsequent tour in support of this legendary, life-altering album would be among the costliest in rock and roll history but what the hell- it’s Pink Floyd!  You can’t have your pudding if you don’t eat your meat!
  50. 1980 Thursday: Richie Castellano, future guitarist/vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[v], is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York.
  51. 1983 Monday: Elizabeth Dole, the first female- and 8th– secretary of the Department of Transportation takes the oath of office on this date.  A Republican, she served under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.
  52. 1984 Tuesday: Space shuttle astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart made the first untethered spacewalk.
  53. 1985 Thursday: “Sports Illustrated” released its annual swimsuit edition.  It was the largest regular edition in the magazine’s history at 218 pages.
  54. 1986 Friday: Haitian President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier fled his country ending 28 years of family rule.
  55. 1988 Sunday: Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens.  This would prove to be disastrous for the heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
  56. 1992 Friday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, wins a 12-round, unanimous decision over “Merciless Ray” Mercer to put his pro-record to 54-3 while Mercer’s record went to 18-1 with his first loss.
  57. 1994 Monday: Shock jock Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge.
  58. 1995 Tuesday: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a TKO at the 2:41 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over his opponent Ken Merritt.  Morrison’s record as a pro would go to 42-2-1.
  59. 1999 Sunday: Crown Prince Abdullah becomes King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.  Meanwhile, NASA’s Stardust space probe launched on this date.  The mission was to return comet dust samples from comet Wild 2.  The mission was completed on January 15, 2006, when the sample return capsule returned to Earth.
  60. 2000 Monday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist for both the original Savoy Brown[vi] and Foghat[vii], died in Orlando, Florida, at age 56, on this date, the cause being cancer.  Elsewhere California’s legislature declared that February 13 would be “Charles M. Schultz Day.”
  61. 2010 Sunday: The New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl, XLIV, 31-17 over the Indianapolis Colts at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida.  The Colts were favored but went down in flames as the Saints dominated the game from start to finish.  Elsewhere, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad commands the nation’s atomic agency to begin enriching uranium at a much faster pace.
  62. 2011 Monday: AOL purchases the liberal website, the Huffington Post, for $315 million.
  63. 2012 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes a law allowing a much greater usage of drones within the United States.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturns California’s Proposition 8: the ban on Gay marriage within the state.  Elsewhere, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives in Damascus to hold talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  64. 2013 Thursday: In Europe, ready-meal manufacturer, Findus, withdrew its beef lasagna meals from supermarkets after confirming beef supplied by French manufacturer, Comigel contained horsemeat.
  65. 2014 Friday: A bill to restore jobless benefits for the unemployed fails in the U.S. Senate; the benefits, a 3-month extension for 1.3 million unemployed will cost $6 billion; Democrats did not satisfy Republican request for a solid plan on how to pay for it.
  66. 2015 Saturday:  TransAsia Airways suspends flights and begins retraining all its pilots in compliance with orders from Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration after the crash of Flight 235 into the Keelung River three days ago.
  67. 2016 Sunday: After promising it, the North Koreans fire off a large rocket that critics claim is a disguised weapons test.  South Korea reports that the rocket released an ‘unknown object’ into orbit which many believe to be some sort of surveillance satellite.  Japan reports the rocket passed over Okinawa and said, ‘we cannot have activity such as this.’
  68. 2017 Tuesday: In the battle to get Betsy DeVos through the Senate to become the secretary of education under President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence breaks a tie as the president of the Senate.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers greenlights the Dakota Access Pipeline’s construction plans.  Let’s get going, folks.
  69. 2018 Wednesday: In San Francisco, California, after a lengthy illness, longtime songwriting collaborator with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead[viii]– John Perry Barlow- dies at age 70.  Elsewhere, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators announce they have arrived at a new two-year funding agreement but have not come to agreement on an immigration reform bill.   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi goes to the floor of the people’s house and speaks for eight hours- rivaling thugs like Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez- begging her fellow lawmakers to protect the DREAMers.  Screw ‘em.
  70. 2019 Thursday: The Supreme Court temporarily blocks the new Louisiana abortion law, said to be one of the most restrictive.  Elsewhere, dimwitted Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, both Democrats, unveil their ‘landmark legislation,’ the Green New Deal which is a backdoor way of stuffing socialism down the throats of the American people by enlisting them in the fight against CLIMATE CHANGE.  What a load of crap.  Meanwhile, U.S. Special Envoy Elliott Abrams rules out negotiations with the thuggish president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro.  Negotiate at the point of a gun barrel.
  71. 2020 Friday: In communist China, the first doctor who raised the alarm about the COVID-19 threat- Dr. Li Wenliang succumbs to the disease.  Meanwhile, Xi Jinping- the Big Dog in communist China declares a ‘people’s war’ against the devastating virus outbreak.   Next, an Italian man back from Wuhan where he visited his girlfriend is found to have contracted the coronavirus.  Elsewhere, Royal Caribbean Cruises bans travelers from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao from boarding any of its ships due to the outbreak.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump begins cleansing the administration of various rats.  He fires two people who testified against him in the trumped-up impeachment trial- Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council adviser, and Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union.  Good riddance.   
  72. 2021 Sunday: Today is Super Bowl LV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Buccaneers blew out the Chiefs by a final score of 31-9.  What a butt-whooping.
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 105,995,961 confirmed cases, +534,280, 2,313,477, confirmed deaths, +12,586, and 59,041,531 confirmed recoveries, +396,519.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,150,916 confirmed cases, up 96,207 from yesterday’s reporting, 465,861 confirmed deaths, UP 2,771, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly two weeks now.  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 moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 137,433 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  74. 2021 Sunday 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: 3,309,463 confirmed cases, 40,697 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 315,448 confirmed cases, 4,368 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the Northern Marianas Islands: currently, they have 131 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and 32 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 643,435 confirmed cases, 4,796 confirmed deaths, and 572,511 confirmed recoveries.
  75. 2022 Monday: Amigos, stick around, we will do our best to keep things up to date…

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Fairport Convention released a remastered version of a live album recorded back in 1970- “Live at the L.A. Troubadour” (January 23, 1977) on May 23, 2013.  For a British folk-rock band, this is a delightfully hot album featuring Richard Thompson (guitars, vocals), Simon Nichol (guitars, vocals), Dave Swarbrick (vocals, fiddles, and mandolins), Dave Pegg (bass, mandolin, vocals), and Dave Mattacks (drums).  Richard Thompson’s fretwork alone is well worth the price of admission as is the glorious setlist which is why we encourage everyone to seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music.  After all, Thompson deserves to be up there with the likes of Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Eric “Slow-hand” Clapton, Alvin Lee, Robin Trower, Kim Simmonds, even Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwan, and Bob Welch.   You will be so glad you looked into this album we guarantee it.  Enjoy.

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[i] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

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

[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.

[iv] We look forward to sharing the music of Pink Floyd- as well as the band’s members- sometime within the next 5-6 years.

[v] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

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

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

[viii] We began promoting the music of the Grateful Dead- including Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Phil Lesh- beginning on Tuesday, 30-August-2011 through Wednesday, 11-January-2012.  Then, we did a second series featuring more albums by this fabled San Francisco band beginning on Friday, 09-August-2013 through Monday, 19-August-2013.  At some point, we will have to do a third series as the music from this band never ends.  Please, seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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29. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022

1975 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside the U.S. State Department in Washington, causing considerable damage, but injuring no one; the radical group Weather Underground claimed responsibility for the group. Bill Ayers, one of the terrorist group’s founders is a close friend of President Barack Hussein Obama.

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29. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022:

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President William McKinley; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford; U.S. Attorney General Henry D. Gilpin; U.S. Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird; U.S. Secretary of State Timothy Pickering: U.S. Treasury Secretaries Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin and William Windom; U.S. Secretary of War Timothy Pickering: U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan; the Animals featuring Hilton Valentine, Grand Funk Railroad featuring Max Carl Gronenthal and Uriah Heep featuring Dave Byron:

  1. 904 Tuesday: The 119th Roman Catholic Pope Sergius III picks up his Holy Cross on this date.  He would guide all Christendom from today until April 14, 911.
  2. 1119 Wednesday: The 161st Roman Catholic Pope Gelasius II ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first assumed his position on January 24, 1118.  
  3. 1613 Tuesday: Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize it as a planet.
  4. 1761 Thursday: In Geneva, Republic of Geneva, future 4th U.S. Treasury Secretary Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin is born.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President Thomas Jefferson from May 14, 1801, to February 08, 1814.
  5. 1802 Friday: John Beckley became the first Librarian of Congress.
  6. 1820 Saturday: Britain’s King George III died at Windsor Castle.
  7. 1829 Thursday: In Salem, Massachusetts, the third U.S. Secretary of State Timothy Pickering died.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from December 10, 1795, to May 12, 1800.  He also served the nation as its 2nd U.S. Secretary of War doing so from January 02, 1795, to December 10, 1795, when he moved over to State Department.
  8. 1834 Wednesday: President Andrew Jackson used American troops to quash a labor dispute for the first time in U.S. history.
  9. 1843 Sunday: The 25th President of the United States, William McKinley, was born in Niles, Ohio.   A Republican, he served from March 04, 1897, until he was assassinated on September 14, 1901
  10. 1845 Wednesday: Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” underwent first publication in the New York Evening Mirror.
  11. 1848 Saturday: Scotland adopted Greenwich Mean Time on this date.
  12. 1850 Tuesday: Henry Clay offers a compromise bill on slavery to the U.S. Senate, one that included the admission of California as a Free State into the Union.  
  13. 1856 Tuesday: Queen Victoria founded Britain’s highest military decoration on this date, the Victoria Cross.
  14. 1860 Sunday: In Rome, Pope Pius IX dedicates the American College.  Meanwhile, the former 14th U.S. Attorney General of the United States Henry D. Gilpin died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 58.  A Democrat, he served under President Martin Van Buren from January 11, 1840, to March 04, 1841.
  15. 1861 Tuesday: Kansas becomes the 34th state of the United States.
  16. 1863 Thursday: The Bear River Massacre took place as the U.S. Army attacked Shoshone in present-day Idaho.  The New York Stock & Exchange Board changed its name to the New York Stock Exchange.
  17. 1879 Wednesday: The monument to honor Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry who died at the Battle of Little Big Horn in Montana undergoes dedication.
  18. 1886 Friday: Karl Benz received a patent for the first successful petrol-driven motorcar on this date.
  19. 1891 Thursday: In New York City, N.Y., former 33rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William Windom died at age 63.  A Republican, he served under Presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur from March 08, 1881, to November 13, 1881.  He would serve his nation again as its 39th U.S. Treasury secretary.  In his second time heading the nation’s Treasury, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 07, 1889, until his death today.
  20. 1916 Saturday: During World War I, German zeppelins bomb Paris for the first time.
  21. 1919 Wednesday: The ratification of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which launched Prohibition, undergoes certification by acting Secretary of State Frank L. Polk.
  22. 1922 Sunday: The Union of Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras dissolves.
  23. 1923 Monday: The 72nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford assumed his seat on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Warren G. Harding nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney.  He served from today until March 08, 1930.  
  24. 1924 Tuesday: In Cleveland, Ohio, Carl Taylor patents an ice cream cone-rolling machine.
  25. 1936 Wednesday: In Cooperstown, New York, Major League Baseball named the first inductees of Baseball’s Hall of Fame, including Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth.
  26. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, Axis troops continue investing the port of Benghazi, Libya, after driving the British out of it.
  27. 1943 Friday: Following the loss of the Gumrak airfield where Stalingrad commander General Friedrich Paulus had had to move his headquarters from there to the basement of the Univermag Department Store.  Russians would soon learn of the location and pass on the information to the 64th Army commander, General Shumilov.  The following day, they would launch a concerted effort to overrun the remnants of the building and end the battle if possible.
  28. 1944 Saturday: 285 Luftwaffe bombers attack London, England, during World War II.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, following the Red Army’s encirclement of two corps of the German Eighth Army near the town of Cherkassy, German commanders seek the Fuhrer’s permission for a swift breakout to break the ring of steel surrounding them, but the answer is a resounding “NO.”  Once again, the debacle seen a year earlier in Stalingrad seems to be occurring once again.
  29. 1947 Wednesday: Future vocalist of the British band, Uriah Heep[i], Dave Byron, was born on this date in Epping, Essex, England.
  30. 1949 Saturday: In Virginia, the United States Navy commissioned the Newport News as the first air-conditioned ship in the fleet.
  31. 1950 Sunday: In Humphrey, Nebraska, Max Carl Gronenthal—lead guitarist and vocalist with Grand Funk Railroad[ii] since 2000 to the present—is born.   
  32. 1951 Monday: Elizabeth Taylor divorces Conrad Hilton, Jr., her first divorce.
  33. 1958 Wednesday:  Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward married on this date.  Elsewhere, in Wyoming, the cops apprehended Charles Starkweather, a young murderer who killed 11 people in a spree that ran across the state in which, law enforcement caught him and his accomplice, 14-year-old Caril Ann Fulgate, as well as in Nebraska.  Starkweather met his fate in the electric chair at the Nebraska State Penitentiary on June 25, 1959, while the skank served 17.5 years in a women’s prison.
  34. 1963 Tuesday: Poet Robert Frost died in Boston at age 88.  Elsewhere, in Canton, Ohio, organizers of the NFL Hall of Fame announce the first inductees.  Finally, the EEC refused entry to Great Britain. 
  35. 1964 Wednesday: Stanley Kubrick’s nuclear war satire “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” premiered in New York, Toronto, and London.  Elsewhere, the Winter Olympic Games opened in Innsbruck, Austria.
  36. 1969 Wednesday: Jimi Hendrix[iii] and Pete Townsend of the Who[iv] wage a battle of guitars.
  37. 1970 Thursday: In Janesville, Wisconsin, future congressman representing the 1st congressional district of his home state and 54th U.S. speaker of the House Paul Ryan is born.  A RINO, he would enter the ‘people’s house’ on January 03, 1999.  He would become its speaker on October 29, 2015, and would serve until January 03, 2019.  He would preside over a portion of the 114th Congress and the 115th Congress and would side with other RINOs and Democrats to thwart the agenda of the 45th president.
  38. 1973 Monday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, until today.
  39. 1975 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside the U.S. State Department in Washington, causing considerable damage, but injuring no one; the radical group Weather Underground claimed responsibility for the group.  Bill Ayers, one of the terrorist group’s founders is a close friend of President Barack Hussein Obama.
  40. 1976 Thursday: In Easton, Pennsylvania, home of the ‘Easton Assassin’- heavyweight Larry Holmes, Holmes wins a fight over Joe Gholston with a TKO at the 2:32 minute mark of Round 8 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put Holmes pro record to 20-0.
  41. 1978 Sunday: In Knoxville, Tennessee, Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns scored a KO over his opponent, Anthony House, in the 2nd round of a 2-round welterweight bout.  In so doing, Hearns put his professional record to 4-0.
  42. 1979 Monday: President Jimmy Carter formally welcomed Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping to the White House, following the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.  Elsewhere in the world, British rock band Emerson, Lake, and Palmer disband after ten years of working together.
  43. 1980 Tuesday: The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 154-153 in quadruple overtime.  Elsewhere, in Tehran, six American embassy workers manage to escape capture by seeking refuge with the Canadians.
  44. 1983 Sunday: In a 10-round bout, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers won on points, defeating Rahim Muhammad.  Shavers’ pro record went to 72-12-1.  In another bout, reigning WBC super welterweight Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran- Panamanian slugger- scored a TKO at the 2:26-minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 12-round super welterweight championship bout over his opponent, Anthony Cuevas.  In so doing, Duran retained the title and put his pro record to 76-4 while that of his opponent went to 29-9.
  45. 1985 Tuesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average peaked at 1,292.62.
  46. 1987 Thursday: William J. Casey ends his tenure as the 13th director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
  47. 1988 Friday: The largest crowd in NBA history takes place as the Boston Celtics visit the Detroit Pistons (61,938).
  48. 1990 Monday: Former Exxon Valdez skipper Joseph Hazelwood went on trial in Anchorage, Alaska, on charges stemming from the 1989 oil spill.  The jury eventually acquitted him of the major charges but convicted him on a misdemeanor charge.
  49. 1994 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, at the 2:09 minute mark of Round 1 in a schedule 12-round championship bout for the vacant NABF cruiserweight boxing title of the world, Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns scored a TKO over his opponent, Dan Ward.  Hearns won the title and improved his professional boxing record to 52-4-1. 
  50. 1995 Sunday: Super Bowl XXIX: the San Francisco 49ers beat the San Diego Chargers 49-26 in Miami, which made the team the first to win five Super Bowl titles.
  51. 1996 Monday: French President Jacques Chirac announced the ‘definitive end’ to nuclear testing.  Elsewhere, La Fenice—the 2014-year-old opera house in Venice—suffered complete destruction a fire, one in which the authorities determined to be arson.
  52. 1998 Thursday: In Birmingham, Alabama, a bomb explodes at an abortion clinic, killing an off-duty police officer and severely wounding a nurse.  Law enforcement—always aiding abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood and similar abortion ‘chop shops’—blamed Eric Rudolph with this attack and three others in Atlanta.
  53. 1999 Friday: Paris prosecutors announced the end of the investigation into the accident that killed Britain’s Princess Diana along with two other people.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate delivered subpoenas for Monica Lewinsky and two presidential advisors for private, videotaped testimony in the impeachment trial of President William Jefferson Clinton.
  54. 2002 Tuesday: In his state of the union address, President George W. Bush likens Iraq, Iran, and North Korea as the “Axis of Evil.”
  55. 2008 Tuesday: As the U.S. continues suffering from financial crises as the Great Recession continues overshadowing electoral politics, the House of Representatives passes a $146 billion stimulus packaged designed to get the economy jumpstarted. 
  56. 2011 Saturday: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appoints Omar Suleiman, vice president, the first office existing under the president for the first time in 30 years.
  57. 2012 Sunday: French President Nicolas Sarkozy presents an economic reform package that increases taxes and proposes a new tax on financial transactions.  Elsewhere, following a clash with Sudanese government forces, members of the Northern Sudan People’s Liberation Movement capture close to 30 Chi-Com ‘workers’ as well as some government troops.
  58. 2012 Sunday A: As the U.S. presidential race proceeds, former Governor Mitt Romney lights up former House Speaker Newt Gingrich over his House ethics record.  Clearly a favorite of many, Gingrich is under constant assault by the wimpy former Massachusetts governor, a man who will eventually win the nomination and lose to President Obama in November.
  59. 2013 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate confirms Senator John F. Kerry to become the next secretary of state, replacing Hillary Clinton.  Everyone thought Mrs. Clinton was the worst U.S. secretary of state but the machinations and failures of the dolt following her made her appear as a blooming genius what with her Russian ‘reset button.’
  60. 2014 Wednesday: Brainy History reports that Shanghai and Hong Kong halt live poultry sales after the authorities report a third death resulting from to the H7N9 bird flu in Hong Kong; China has reported 19 deaths and 96 infections from the bird flu at the beginning of 2014.
  61. 2015 Thursday: Despite finding no wreckage to date, Malaysian officials announce that the March 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is being ruled an accident; the ruling lets families of the missing passengers seek compensation for the tragedy.
  62. 2016 Friday: Hillary Clinton- running for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination- is still dogged by her email controversy.  The federal government announces that 22 emails discovered on her private email server in her home contained sensitive, classified information.  Oh, well, nothing happens to her.
  63. 2017 Sunday: In Orlando, Florida, a city hoping for an NFL team of its own, the lowest scoring Pro Bowl since 1998 occurs what with the AFC beating the NFC by a score of 20-13.  The NFC was driving in the final possession of regulation when Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins throws an interception.  Meanwhile, in Canada, a gunman enters a mosque in Quebec during evening prayers and lights up the people gathered there, killing at least five people and wounding others.  Police immediately go out looking for the shooter, eventually arrest two people, and let one go.  The other one is in custody.  Normally, things such as this don’t happen in ‘gun free Canada.’
  64. 2018 Monday:  The Deputy Director of the FBI- the corrupt and anti-Trumper Andrew McCabe resigns his post when in fact the 45th president fired his crooked ass.  Like his former boss, James Comey, he was in neck deep in the coup against President Trump and had to go.
  65. 2019 Tuesday: As things continue going south in Venezuela (no pun intended), the government of that authoritarian country seizes the bank accounts and properties of Juan Guaidó and prohibit him from leaving the country.  It’s tit for tat. Meanwhile, the U.S. hands over frozen Venezuelan assets to the true winner of election, Guaidó.  Meanwhile, in yet another dagger driven into President Trump by members of his administration, DNI Dan Coats contradicts his boss on North Korea, Iran, and ISIS.  ‘North Korea will never denuclearize,’ Iran is a fine country and ‘not working towards the bomb,’ and ISIS is ‘not on the run but still strong as ever.’  Wow.
  66. 2020 Wednesday: The first day of questions posed by Senate ‘jurors’ in the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump occurs.  The questions go to the chief justice of the United States Supreme Court- the Honorable John Roberts- who then directs counsels on either side to answer them.  This is a horribly boring period of this sham trial.  Meanwhile, the deadly coronavirus emanating out of communist China continues infecting and killing people throughout Asia and spreads to the United States.  Thank you, China, is this YOUR way of getting back at the Trump trade deal you had to sign?
  67. 2021 Friday: DAY TEN OF THE BIDEN REGIME- stick around to find out what’s going on today.  First of all, the Biden regime is deriding the 45th president’s COVID-19 relief plan while cannibalizing as much of it as it possibly can.  Good old ‘Plagiarist Joe.’  Next, Congressman Steve Scalise, R-LA, slams House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s constant demonization of the Republican Party.  He warns her it must stop.  Good luck with that.  Senile old Nancy is not always cognizant of what she is doing.  Moving on, Representative Matt Gaetz urges House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, to hold a hearing on Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-WY, as a leader in the House.  The woman has plummeted like a turd to the bottom of the pond once she voted to impeach former President Donald Trump.  For some inexplicable reason, Newsmax reports that Congress’ approval rating has jumped 10 percent but from what?  Bottom-of-the-barrel numbers.
  68. 2021 Friday A: The United Kingdom causes rancor with the Chi-Coms when the Brits offer the citizens of Hong Kong a pathway to British citizenship.  Wah, wah, wah, Chi-Coms.  STFU.  Meanwhile, the FBI says the pipe bombs ‘discovered’ at the RNC and DNC on January 6, 2021, the day the Antifa-led mob stormed Capitol Hill and overran it and its law enforcement like pot heads rampaging through a Krispy-Kreme donut shop, were planted the previous night.  The timeline also shows that the Capitol Hill Riots with the Antifa and BLM False Flag operation was planned long in advance, so President Trump bears NO responsibility for any of it.  Senator Dick Durbin- censure not looking so bad now, is it?  POS.  Speaking of drugs, Joe Biden is ending the Trump era program to combat the opioid epidemic.  Guess old Joe wants the Chi-Coms to make money off their illicit drug trade once again.  Thanks, Joe.  And people wonder why we say, “HE’S NOT OUR PRESIDENT.”  Speaking of Joe, he’s now staffing a commission to review the U.S. Supreme Court which means he is looking into PACKING IT. 
  69. 2021 Friday B: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 101,981,446 confirmed cases, +610,190, 2,203,696, confirmed deaths, +16,037, and 56,302,010 confirmed recoveries (lower than reported last week), +377,525.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 26,156,392 confirmed cases, up 177,254 from yesterday’s reporting, 440,880 confirmed deaths, UP 4,271, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries same as the past five days or so.
  70. 2021 Friday C: 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: 3,272,349 confirmed cases, 39,578 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 407 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 312,042 confirmed cases, 4,328 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: Puerto Rico- currently, they have 126,156 confirmed cases, 1,801 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 633,991 confirmed cases, 4,700 confirmed deaths, and 558,249 confirmed recoveries.   Speaking of the China Virus, the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine is 66-percent effective.  They are seeking FDA approval for emergency use of their product.
  71. 2021 Friday D: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,378 cases, +52, 4,636 confirmed deaths, and 82,940 confirmed recoveries, +70.  This, of course, is ALL BULLS**T.  When we had contacts in Hong Kong, they said times the numbers by 100, 150, or 200 times and you would get a somewhat closer picture.  Insect-eating scum. 
  72. 2021 Friday E:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 29,982.62, DOWN 620.74 points (-2.03%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,070.69, DOWN 266.46 points (-2.00%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,417.24, DOWN 73.14 points (-1.93%). We are beginning to think Joe Biden is the Antichrist.  The price of GOLD is $1,845.90 per troy oz., -1.40 (-0.08%) while the price of SILVER is $27.06 per troy ounce, +0.146 (+0.54%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,079.80 per troy oz, +0.60 (+0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $3.54 per pound, -0.0155 (-0.44%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,208.40 per troy oz, -113.90 (-4.90%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.14 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.11%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000029 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 75.75 Russian rubles.   
  73. 2021 Friday F: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1629: 04, 44, 58, 59, 70, and Mega 03.  With a pot of $25 million, out of 64,781 winning tickets, the highest winner 37 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $500 apiece.   Meanwhile, Hilton Valentine- original guitarist of the British invasion band the Animals[v] died at his home in Wallingford, Connecticut, on this date from unspecified causes at age 77.  See you on the other side, Hilton!  
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ENDNOTES:

[i] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[ii] We look forward to presenting the music of Grand Funk Railroad sometime in the late 2020s.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and of Jimi Hendrix, beginning on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Look for them and add them to your collection.

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

[v] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.

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