97. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 07, 2021

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

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97. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 07, 2021:

DAY SEVENTY-EIGHT OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

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

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

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

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

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

[iv] See previous footnote.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GG. 1954 Saturday: at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, General Giap of the People’s Liberation Army has his sights set on drawing closer to the main French base but first, his troops would have to grab control of No Man’s Land which meant more trenches had to be dug to approach the various Huguettes west of the main airstrip. The French are still able to get some daredevil pilots to fly in, do quick drops and take some wounded out so the People’s Army has to stop this by taking control of the strip as best they can.

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79. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2021:

DAY SIXTY OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

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U.S. Secretary of War Peter Buell Porter; Emerson, Lake, & Palmer featuring Carl Palmer, Jerry Reed, John and Yoko Lennon, Pacific Gas & Electric featuring Glenn Schwartz, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring Sam Lay:

  1. 141 Monday: On this date, the sixth recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs.
  2. 1345 Saturday: Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars align on this date, thought to be a cause of the Black Death at the time.
  3. 1413 Saturday: England’s King Henry the IV died on this date leading to the rise of King Henry the V.
  4. 1627 Saturday: France and Spain sign an accord with which to fight the ongoing spread of Protestantism.
  5. 1760 Thursday: The great fire of Boston- a conflagration that lasted 10 hours- destroyed 349 buildings and 11 ships but took NO lives.
  6. 1792 Tuesday: In Paris, the Legislative Assembly approved the use of the guillotine.
  7. 1800 Thursday: The French defeat the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Heliopolis and advance on Cairo.
  8. 1815 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte returned to Paris after escaping exile on the Isle of Elba, beginning his “Hundred Days” rule.
  9. 1816 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) asserts the right to review the decisions of state courts.
  10. 1844 Wednesday: In Niagara Falls, New York, the 12th U.S. Secretary of War- Peter Buell Porter- died.  A Democratic-Republican, (then National Republican, and finally a Whig), he served under President John Quincy Adams from 05-23-1828 to 03-09-1829.
  11. 1852 Saturday: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s influential novel about slavery, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” underwent first publishing in book form after first appearing in serialized form.
  12. 1854 Monday: Approximately 50 anti-slavery abolitionists got together in Ripon, Wisconsin, to form what would become the modern-day Republican Party.  Democrats SWEAR they are the anti-slavery party but they are lying scumbags who have been throughout the history of the nation the party of hate, racism, and bigotry.
  13. 1865 Monday: A plan by John Wilkes Booth to abduct President Abraham Lincoln fell apart when the president changed his plans and did not appear at the Soldier’s Home near Washington, D.C.
  14. 1868 Friday: The James-Younger Gang robs a bank in Russellville, Kentucky, of $14,000.
  15. 1885 Friday: John Matzeliger of Suriname patented the shoe-lacing machine.
  16. 1890 Thursday: Kaiser Wilhelm II fires Chancellor Otto von Bismarck.
  17. 1896 Friday: In the wake of a revolution, U.S. Marines landed in the Central American nation of Nicaragua to protect American interests.
  18. 1897 Saturday: The first U.S. orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary incorporated in New York.  Meanwhile, the first intercollegiate basketball game using five players per team took place.  In a contest between Yale and Pennsylvania, the former won the contest by a score of 32-10.
  19. 1899 Monday: At Sing Sing Prison, Martha M. Place received the dubious honor of becoming the first woman to undergo execution in the electric chair.
  20. 1912 Wednesday: A coalmine explosion in McCurtain, Oklahoma, claimed the lives of 73 workers.
  21. 1914 Friday: The first international figure skating championship occurred in New Haven, Connecticut.
  22. 1917 Tuesday: After U-Boats sink three more American merchant ships, President Woodrow Wilson meets with his Cabinet, who agrees with him that American entry into World War I seems inevitable.
  23. 1922 Monday: The U.S. Navy commissions its first aircraft carrier, the USS Langley.
  24. 1933 Monday: The Nazis complete work on their first concentration camp, Dachau.
  25. 1935 Wednesday: Future drummer with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band[i]—Sam Lay—is born on this date in Birmingham, Alabama.
  26. 1937 Saturday: Fame country musician, Jerry Reed, is born on this date in Atlanta, Georgia.
  27. 1941 Thursday: The Nazis and Yugoslavia sign a pact making them a part of the Axis.  Elsewhere, the Fascist Italians are struggling in Greece which means the Nazis are going to have to come to their aid lest the British begin pushing them completely out of the country and open a southern front.  The Germans are planning to invade Russia in May, this is extremely problematic.  Meanwhile, future guitarist with the California rock band, Pacific Gas & Electric[ii]– Glenn Schwartz- is born on this date in Cleveland, Ohio.  
  28. 1942 Friday: The Nazis begin an air assault on the island of Malta.  Meanwhile, U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur, having evacuated the Philippines at the order of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, told reporters upon arriving in Terowie, Australia, “I came out of Bataan, and I shall return.”
  29. 1943 Saturday: as General George S. Patton attacks the Afrika Korps from the west, Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery begins breaking through the Mareth Line in Tunisia, one of the last remaining strongpoints manned by Axis troops.  The end of the Afrika Korps is coming soon.
  30. 1950 Monday: Future rock drummer with Emerson, Lake & Palmer[iii]—Carl Palmer—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  31. 1951 Tuesday: The Indonesian army launches an assault against its Islamists fighting for independence.
  32. 1952 Thursday: The final treaty restoring the sovereignty of Japan undergoes ratification on this date.
  33. 1954 Saturday: at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, General Giap of the People’s Liberation Army has his sights set on drawing closer to the main French base but first, his troops would have to grab control of No Man’s Land which meant more trenches had to be dug to approach the various Huguettes west of the main airstrip.  The French are still able to get some daredevil pilots to fly in, do quick drops and take some wounded out so the People’s Army has to stop this by taking control of the strip as best they can.
  34. 1965 Saturday: President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered 4,000 troops to protect the Selma-Montgomery civil rights marchers.
  35. 1968 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs a bill removing gold backing from U.S. paper money.
  36. 1969 Thursday: John Lennon[iv] married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar.  Meanwhile, President Richard M. Nixon vows to end the war in Vietnam by 1970.
  37. 1972 Monday: 19 mountain climbers lost their lives on Japan’s Mount Fuji during an avalanche.  
  38. 1976 Saturday: A jury of her peers convicts newspaper heiress, Patricia Hearst, for her part in a bank robbery with the Symbionese Liberation Army.  She received a sentence of up to seven years in prison; however, she was released after serving 22 months and was pardoned in 2001 by President Bill Clinton.
  39. 1981 Friday: The Argentine high court sentences Isabel Peron, the ex-president, to 8 years in prison for corruption.
  40. 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment that would allow spoken prayer in public schools.
  41. 1985 Wednesday: Libby Riddles won the 1,135-mile Anchorage-to-Nome dog race, becoming the first woman to win the Iditarod.
  42. 1987 Friday: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve the sale of AZT, an AIDS treatment said to work.
  43. 1988 Sunday: Eight-year old Deandra Anrig found herself airborne when an airplane flying over Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California snagged the string of her kite.  Deandra was lifted 10 feet off the ground and carried for some 100 feet until she let go; she was not seriously hurt.  Meanwhile, in the second round of their heavyweight-boxing match, Mike Tyson knocks out Tony Tubbs to win the title.
  44. 1989 Monday: Robert J. Kerr replaces Robert M. Gates as assistant director of the CIA. 
  45. 1991 Wednesday: The U.S. forgives Poland $2 billion in loan debt.
  46. 1995 Monday: In Tokyo, 12 people died, more than 5,500 others sickened when Aum Shinrikyo cult members leaked packages containing the poisonous gas sarin on five separate subway trains.  
  47. 1999 Saturday: Legoland California opened in Carlsbad.
  48. 2002 Wednesday: Senators John McCain, R-AZ, and Russ Feingold, D-WI, see their baby move closer to becoming law, the McCain-Feingold Act.  By a final vote of 60-40, the ‘campaign finance reform act’ is expected to have an impact but when it comes to ‘financing campaigns,’ nothing ever keeps out the DARK MONEY.
  49. 2003 Thursday: The United States, Great Britain, Australia, and Poland invade Iraq sans United Nations sanctions.  Airstrikes have already been crisscrossing the country and it appears that the Iraqis are unprepared to contend with this assault.  Little did the Coalition troops know that Saddam Hussein had a plan, a good plan.  Government forces disappear into the shadows and an insurrection fueled by religious extremism will blossom in it’s place.  That won’t happen for several months however…
  50. 2004 Saturday:  In Taiwan, despite being shot in the stomach by an unknown assailant, President Chen Shui-bian wins another term as president.  The results are close so his opponent decries the election as ‘unfair’ but the results hold firm.   Meanwhile, in the United States, millions of people in this country and across the world take to the streets protesting the first anniversary of the war in Iraq.  It started out well and everyone in Congress- including the Democrats- were onboard but as soon as it went south, everyone was all over President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney (especially him), and the administration.
  51. 2005 Sunday: In Fukuoka, Japan, the first major earthquake to hit in more than a century occurs killing one person and injuring numerous others which also causes massive evacuations.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in Beijing to meet with Chi-Com President Hu Jintao.
  52. 2006 Monday: In Chad, the rebel movement seeking to overthrow President Idris Deby launches an attack in the eastern part of the country that kills 150 government soldiers and injures countless others.   Meanwhile Russian thug Vladimir Putin visits Beijing to discuss energy projects with Chi-Com thug, Hu Jintao.
  53. 2007 Tuesday: Democrats continue screeching and whining about the Bush White House firing a bunch of federal attorneys.  President Bush agrees to permit White House Chief of Staff Karl Rove and former White House Counsel Harriet Miers testify but NOT under oath.   Meanwhile, the French government signs an extradition treaty with communist China.  They will ONLY extradite people involved in DEATH PENALTY CASES and only if the communists agree not to condemn the individual to death.  Typical European thinking.
  54. 2008 Thursday: The communist Chinese are having a hell of time trying to quell the rising unrest in Tibet.  Well, go figure- the Chi-Coms are interlopers and Tibet is NOT their country yet they claim it, persecute their people, and are searching for the Dalai Lama as though he is a common criminal.   The Dalai Lama offers to meet with the Chi-Coms but in response they load up hundreds of military vehicles loaded with soldiers to crush the INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT.
  55. 2009 Friday: Somali pirates board their swift boats and take to the high seas attacking the Greek-flagged cargo ship, MV Titan. 
  56. 2010 Saturday: In Lebanon, the authorities arrest four of their citizens, accused of being recruited by the Mossad to spay on their fellow citizens.  As the authorities take them in, two manage to escape and make it into Israel.  Jerusalem remains mum on the incident.  Meanwhile, in Russia, people take to the streets to protest the policies of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin who continues erecting a Soviet-like police state block by block by block.
  57. 2011 Sunday: The Arab Spring continues: the people of Morocco turn out in the thousands to demand an end to corruption and civil rights for all citizens.  Bahrain is experiencing problems as is Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and Libya.  Arabs across the Middle East are hopping mad with their governments and their governments are taken by surprise.  It will lead to a complete restructuring of much of the Middle East.   
  58. 2012 Tuesday: Violence continues to rage across Iraq with 50 people killed and another 240 plus injured as terrorists conduct suicide bombings, shootings, kidnappings, and other violence.  At least 10 cities are experiencing a wave of violence.  Elsewhere, Pope Benedict XVI appoints three new bishops for the United States- one in Baltimore, Maryland, the second in Tallahassee-Pensacola, Florida, and the third in Cheap Trick’s[v] home, Rockford, Illinois.
  59. 2013 Wednesday: Zillur Rahman, age 84, the president of Bangladesh, dies in office after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Singapore; the government declared three days of mourning.  Meanwhile, following the U.S. State Department’s comments on next month’s Venezuelan elections, Caracas cuts off a back-channel line of communications with Washington, D.C.  The Venezuelans would NEVER dream of holding corrupt or crooked elections not with Smartmatic Software and allegedly Dominion Voting Systems machines, allegedly.
  60. 2014 Thursday: Rising Asian demand for Champagne will represent increasing export growth, with Japan currently the fourth-largest export market after the U.K., the U.S. and Germany.   Meanwhile, the world is growing increasingly upset with the Russian occupation and annexation of the Crimea but there is nothing anyone will do to stop Vladimir Putin’s road to conquest.  Next, and even more perplexing, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, orders an investigation into HOW and even more important WHY the CIA ‘breached’ the U.S. Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence’s computers.[vi]  
  61. 2015 Friday: The creator of “Berry’s World,” cartoonist Jim Berry, dies at age 83.  Meanwhile, former Liberal Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser (served 1975-83) dies at age 84.  Elsewhere, ISIS releases video of the executions of three Kurdish peshmerga soldiers and announces with glee that ‘there are going to be more from where those came.’  Savage sons of bitches, we need to radiate all of them.
  62. 2016 Sunday: President Barack Hussein Obama and his family arrive in Cuba for a three-day visit.  He was the first U.S. president to visit the island nation since 1928.  His visit, however, was the first by any American president since the island went communist in the 1950s so thank you, Mr. Obama, for being such a pro-Castro POS.
  63. 2017 Monday: The American psychotherapist who coined the term ‘homophobia’ dies at the age of 87.  We do not know if Dr. George Weinberg was himself a homosexual but he’s the one who crafted the term.  Meanwhile, confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia commence today.  Of course, liberals are hopping mad over the fact that their guy, Merrick Garland, never had a hearing but it is what it is.  Elsewhere, fired FBI Director James Comey is going to testify before the House Intelligence Committee today.
  64. 2018 Tuesday: Actress Cynthia Nixon from “Sex in the City” announces she will run for New York governor.  She would go down in flames to the dimwit Andrew Cuomo.  Meanwhile, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman meets with President Donald J. Trump at the White House.  Elsewhere, after allegations of rape and other sex crimes continue hammering Harvey Weinstein- close associate of Bill and Hillary Clinton- the Weinstein Company files for Chapter 11 protections.
  65. 2019 Wednesday: According to the World Happiness Report, Finland is the happiest country on planet Earth while the South Sudan is the least-happiest nation.  Meanwhile, South Korean authorities arrest four scumbags for secretly filming at least 1,600 hotel guests doing the nasty and selling the footage to online Websites. Elsewhere, Disney forks out $71.3 billion to buy 21st Century Fox and all its individual parts.  Next, U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras issues a ruling that HALTS oil and natural gas drilling in Wyoming.  The reason: climate change.   
  66. 2020 Friday: The Chinese Virus is sweeping across the world.  At first, health authorities- especially in the United States and Europe- were very dismissive of the Wuhan Flu whereas now, businesses are closing and a two-week mandatory order in the U.S. is enacted.  “Two weeks to flatten the curve and then life can return to normal” is the mantra.  People like the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci told us early on that masks were not important whereas now, everyone must wear them if they wish to journey out to the doctor or to big box stores.  Toilet paper, paper towels, Kleenex and napkins have become a thing of the past.  The shelves of stores are being stripped clean with only foodstuffs people don’t like clinging to the shelves.
  67. 2021 Saturday: DAY 60 of the Biden Regime- stick around and find out what the fossilized Biden Regime, the Fake News Media, and the Chi-Coms are up to today- everyone knows it’s going to be good…

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Michael Schenker- ever the musical gypsy- recorded his first album of covers, “Heavy Hitters,” which hit music store shelves on July 12, 2005.  Various musicians joined him for a handpicked set of 10 tunes ranging from Mountain to Cream to Black Sabbath to Pink Floyd as well as several other favorites.  This album offers the artist in a new realm of interpreting the musical works of other ‘heavy hitters,’ something that aroused his fans and brought in new ones, as well.  We hope you will visit whatever site it is you do when you seek out the best in rock music and pick it up- you will be extremely glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

[ii] We promoted the music of Pacific Gas & Electric beginning on Thursday, 12-January-2012 through Sunday, 15-January-2012.  Although this band was not around for more than 3-4 years, they rocked their socks off which is why we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection. 

[iii] We hope to present the music of the Nice as well as Emerson, Lake & Palmer at some point within the next five years.  Please remain posted for the day that we do.

[iv] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

[v] We are thinking that we are going to do the music of Cheap Trick very, very soon.

[vi] Obviously, this is President Barack Obama’s thug’s handiwork, CIA Director John Brennan.  Obama is spying on his own flipping people.

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