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2014 Monday: Meanwhile, multiple U.S. food chains in China drop meat supplier Shanghai Husi after reports that the company used expired meat and unsanitary processing conditions; companies include McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Burger King and Starbucks.

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202. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Matthews; U.S. Attorneys General Reverdy Johnson and Janet Reno; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen; U.S. Senator John Barrasso; Apollo 11; Pink Floyd’s “The Wall,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Howie Epstein:  

  1. 1773 Wednesday: Pope Clement XIV- the 249th Roman Catholic pope- issued an order suppressing the Society of Jesus or the Jesuits; however, Pope Pius VII- the 251st Roman Catholic Pope- restored the Society in 1814.
  2. 1798 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s troops win the “Battle of the Pyramids” in Egypt.
  3. 1824 Wednesday: Future 46th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Matthews is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on this date.  President James A. Garfield nominated Matthews, a Republican, to fill the seat of another Republican, Noah Haynes Swayne.  Matthews served from 05-12-1881 to 03-22-1889.
  4. 1831 Thursday: Belgium gains its independence from the Netherlands with Leopold I made its king.
  5. 1850 Sunday: The 21st U.S. Attorney General Reverdy Johnson stepped down from office on this date.  A Whig and then a Democrat, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849 until today.
  6. 1861 Sunday: During the Civil War, the First Battle of Bull Run took place at Manassas, Virginia, resulting in a Confederate victory.
  7. 1898 Thursday: The United States gains Guam from Spain due to the Spanish-American War.
  8. 1904 Thursday: After 13 years, the 4,607-mile Trans-Siberian Railway is completed. 
  9. 1925 Tuesday: The so-called Monkey Trial ended in Dayton, Tennessee, with John T. Scopes found guilty of violating state law for teaching Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.  However, due to a technicality, the court later overturned the conviction.
  10. 1930 Monday: President Herbert Hoover signed an executive order establishing the Veteran’s Administration, which later became the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  11. 1931 Tuesday: The Reno Racetrack inaugurated the daily double in the United States.
  12. 1938 Thursday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, future 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen, is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Bill Clinton from 01-21-1993 to 02-03-1994.  Meanwhile, future 78th U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno is born in Miami, Florida, on this date.  Also a future Democrat, she, too, would serve under President Bill Clinton March 11, 1993 to January 20, 2001.
  13. 1940 Sunday: The Soviet Union on this date forcibly annexes the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on this date. 
  14. 1944 Friday: U.S. forces landed on the island of Guam during World War II.  Meanwhile, Field Marshal Ewald von Kluge warns Adolf Hitler of the imminent collapse of the Western Front.  Finally, the Democratic National Convention in—where else?—Chicago nominated Senator Harry S. Truman to be vice president.  
  15. 1949 Thursday: The Senate ratified the North Atlantic Treaty on this date.
  16. 1952 Monday: The Democratic National Convention, which nominated Adlai Stevenson for president opened in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, in Reading, Pennsylvania, future GOP Senator John Barrasso is born.  Representing the state of Wyoming, he would enter the U.S. Senate on 06-25-2007.
  17. 1954 Wednesday: At Geneva, Switzerland, France agrees to the independence of both North and South Vietnam.  
  18. 1955 Thursday: During a summit in Geneva, President Dwight D. Eisenhower presented his “open skies” proposal under which the U.S. and the Soviet Union would trade information on each other’s military facilities and allow aerial reconnaissance.  However, the Soviets said, “Nyet.”  Meanwhile, future longtime bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[i] 1982-2002—Howie Epstein—is born on this date in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  19. 1957 Sunday: Althea Gibson becomes the first black to win a major U.S. tennis competition when she won the Women’s National clay-court singles competition.
  20. 1959 Tuesday: The NS Savannah, the first nuclear-powered merchant ship, was christened by First Lady Mamie Eisenhower at Camden, New Jersey.  Elsewhere, the Boston Red Sox become the final team to use a black player, Pumpsie Green.
  21. 1960 Thursday: In Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), the world’s first female head-of-state, Prime Minister Sirima Bandaranaike assumes office.
  22. 1961 Friday: Captain Virgil “Gus” Grissom became the second American to rocket into 1 sub-orbital pattern around the Earth, flying aboard Liberty Bell 7.
  23. 1968 Sunday: After tying for second place in the PGA Championship, Arnold Palmer became the first golfer to earn $1 million in career earnings.
  24. 1969 Monday: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin blasted off from the moon aboard the ascent stage of the lunar module for docking with the command module on this date.
  25. 1970 Tuesday: Libya orders the confiscation of ALL Jewish property.
  26. 1972 Friday: The Irish Republican Army carried out 32 bombings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, killing nine people and injuring 130 in what became known as “Bloody Friday.”
  27. 1973 Saturday: Israeli agents in Lillehammer, Norway, killed Ahmed Bouchikhi, a Moroccan waiter, in the case of mistaken identity, apparently thinking he was an official with Black September—the group that attacked Israel’s delegation at the 1972 Munich Olympics and killed 11 of that nation’s athletes.  Five members identified as members of the Mossad spy agency served brief prison terms in Norway for murder and were then pardoned.
  28. 1974 Sunday: The House Judiciary Committee approves the Two Articles of Impeachment against President Richard M. Nixon.
  29. 1976 Wednesday: The first outbreak of Legionnaires Disease claims 29 lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  30. 1980 Monday: Draft registration began in the United States for 19-and 20-year-old men.
  31. 1989 Friday: Mike Tyson scores a knockout of Carl Williams in 93 seconds for the WBA, WBC, IBF, and Lineal heavyweight boxing titles of the world.
  32. 1990 Saturday:  Pink Floyd[ii] performs “The Wall” at the site where the Berlin Wall once stood.   
  33. 1994 Thursday: Britain’s Labor Party elected Tony Blair its new leader, succeeding the late John Smith.
  34. 1996 Sunday: Hockey great Wayne Gretzky signs a deal to play for the New York Rangers for two years.
  35. 1997 Monday: The USS Constitution, which defended the United States during the War of 1812, set sail under its own power for the first time in 116 years.
  36. 1998 Tuesday: Astronaut Alan Shepherd died in Monterey, California, at age 74; elsewhere, actor Robert Young died in Westlake Village, California, at age 91.   
  37. 1999 Wednesday: U.S. Navy divers found and recovered the bodies of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, in the wreckage of Kennedy’s plane off Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.
  38. 2000 Friday: Special counsel John C. Danforth concluded “with 100 percent certainty” that the federal government was innocent of wrongdoing in the siege that killed 80 members of the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, in 1993.
  39. 2008 Monday: Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, one of the world’s top war-crimes fugitives was arrested in a Belgrade suburb by Serbian security forces.  He later was sentenced by a U.N. court in 2019 to life imprisonment after being convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes.
  40. 2010 Wednesday: The United States threatens to impose sanctions on North Korea over its presumed and continued nuclear weapons ambitions. 
  41. 2011 Thursday: The Central Bank of Iran announces that it will launch a website in which, it will poll Iranians on planned economic reforms and on changing the nation’s currency.  Meanwhile, the space shuttle Atlantis lands at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the last flight of NASA’s shuttle program.
  42. 2012 Saturday: Illegally excavated Buddhist relics that were recovered by Pakistani police were stolen from a police station in Karachi; the pieces date back to the Gandhara civilization, which existed over 2,000 years ago in Pakistan.
  43. 2013 Sunday: In Scotland, the 2013 Open Championship is won by American golfer Phil Mickelson.
  44. 2014 Monday: To address the flood of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the Texas border, Governor Rick Perry sends 1,000 National Guard troops to provide border security.  Meanwhile, multiple U.S. food chains in China drop meat supplier Shanghai Husi after reports that the company used expired meat and unsanitary processing conditions; companies include McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Burger King and Starbucks. Finally, President Barack Obama ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who worked for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates at a White House signing ceremony he embraced the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”  Good for you, President Obama, for f**king everything up.[iii]   
  45. 2015 Tuesday: Los Angeles County votes to raise the minimum wage from $9 an hour to $15; the pay rate will be for county workers and those working in unincorporated sectors of the county.  Look for numerous jobs to disappear.
  46. 2016 Thursday: In a frenzy, Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares a state of emergency that will last for three months.  He does this following a ‘coup attempt’ launched against him by members of his government and his military.  Many believe he orchestrated the entire event as a way of solidifying his grip on power.  We shall see.  Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike in Syria kills 73 ‘civilians’ as Islamists on the ground report.
  47. 2017 Friday: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer hands in his resignation following the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci to the White House communications department.  Spice would go and the Mooch would follow not long afterward.   Meanwhile, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of (Communist) Culture bans Justin Bieber from performing in the country by citing his ‘immoral behavior.’
  48. 2018 Saturday: After protesters go berserk in the streets, the Indian government announces that it will lift a tax on sanitary items. 
  49. 2019 Sunday: Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello announces he will refrain from seeking another term as the island territory’s governor following some imp releasing his online comments speaking negatively of women and homosexuals.  The Cancel Culture strikes again.   Meanwhile, in a significant effort at both virtue signaling and pandering, Marvel Comics announces 10 new superhero films such as Natalie Portman as a female Thor, Mahershala Ali as the new Blade, and Asian-American superhero film, Shang-Chi.  Wow.  Can you not get down on your knees any faster than that?   
  50. 2020 Tuesday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 14,774,887 confirmed cases, UP by 166,370 cases, 611,589 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,179 deaths, and 8,340,042 confirmed recoveries, UP by 138,536 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,895,803 confirmed cases, UP by 61,995 new cases, 143,042 confirmed deaths, UP by 441 new deaths, and 1,130,205 confirmed recoveries, UP by 56,879 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  51. 2020 Tuesday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 400,769 confirmed cases, 7,769 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,393 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,057 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 47,743 confirmed cases, 1,453 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 408,181 confirmed number of cases, 32,409 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the numbers you suck-eyed blowfish.  Shame on you.    
  52. 2020 Tuesday C: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,840.40, UP 159.53 points (+0.60%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,680.36, DOWN 86.73 points (-0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,257.30, UP 5.46 points (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.40 per troy oz., +0.50 (+0.03%) while the price of SILVER is $22.56 per troy ounce, +1.003 (+4.65%).  The price of PLATINUM is $926.10 per troy oz, +7.20 (0.78%) while the price of COPPER is $2.96 per pound, +0.007 (+0.24%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.59 per barrel, -0.33 (-0.79%).
  53. 2020 Tuesday D: On the Southside of Chicago, as a funeral occurs for some gangbangers, another car full of gangbangers conducts a drive-by shooting of the funeral home prompting the attendees of the funeral to draw their guns and begin firing back.  In the ensuing melee, at least 15 to 18 people are shot.  Police recover more than 60 shell casings in the area and by the end of the night, a $15 thousand reward hits the streets for information leading to the identities and arrests of the shooters. 
  54. 2001 Wednesday: Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the NEWS of the DAY, past and present.  What are those devious Chi-Coms and Stooge No. 1- Joe Biden and Stooge No. 2- “Kooky Kamala” Harris up to today?  How are they selling out the country to Xi Jinping?  Stick around and find out along with the rest of us…

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[i] At some point when we return to presenting the music of American bands, we will promote that of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as of Tom Petty himself.  We hope you will await word as to when we do.  We thank you.

[ii] We began offering the musi of Pink Floyd beginning on Monday, 20-April-2020 through Sunday, 12-July-2020.  This included not only the band’s music but also that of all five members- Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Rick Wright, and Nicky Mason.  As for the album, “The Wall,” the studio version at our blog appeared on Friday, 08-May-2020, the first live version appeared on Thursday 21-May-2020, the second one on Thursday, 28-May-2020, Roger Waters’ live version on Saturday, 13-June-2020, and a box set version, “The Wall Immersion,” on Tuesday, 30-June-2020.  Please seek one or all of them out as each one is excellent in its own right.  We thank you.   

[iii] Many suspect that Barack Obama is a closet homosexual based on some things that have appeared in print while he was in college.

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35. 1954 Thursday A: In northern Vietnam at the French base at Dien Bien Phu, incoming transport planes are beginning to experience 37 mm anti-aircraft fire. French pre-registered heavy artillery begin firing back while patrols go through the wire and out into the surrounding fields and forests seeking their foes. Yet, these are still the ‘quiet times,’ the French Union forces- a mix of French paratroopers, Foreign Legionnaires, Moroccan and Algerian colonial troops, Thai and Vietnamese troops, and West African Senegalese artillery men- believe they have the upper hand. Every night, the People’s Army continues building approach trenches to various remote outposts surrounding the main base and every day, the French troops fill them in.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John McLean and Antonin Scalia; U.S. Attorneys General James Speed and Janet Reno; U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher; U.S. Secretary of War Luke Edward Wright; Soviet leaders Konstantin V. Chernenko and Mikhail S. Gorbachev; Canned Heat featuring Harvey ‘the Snake’ Mandel, Emerson, Lake, & Palmer featuring Keith Emerson, Three Dog Night featuring Jimmy Greenspoon, and Vanilla Fudge featuring Mark Stein:

  1. 537 Monday: The Goths lay siege to the city of Rome.
  2. 1513 Tuesday: Giovanni de’ Medici was proclaimed pope, succeeding Julius II; he took the name Leo X.
  3. 1669 Monday: In Italy, Mt. Etna erupts leading to the deaths of 15,000 people.
  4. 1779 Thursday: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers undergoes establishment for the first time in the nation’s history.
  5. 1785 Friday: In Morris County, N.J., future 21st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean is born.  President Andrew Jackson would nominate his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of another Democratic-Republican Associate Justice Roger Trimble.  McLean would serve from 03-07-1829 to 04-04-1861.
  6. 1810 Sunday: The Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte married by proxy the Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria.
  7. 1812 Wednesday: East Prussia grants citizenship to its Jewish subjects.  Elsewhere, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, future 27th U.S. Attorney General James Speed is born.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from 12-02-1864 to 07-22-1866.
  8. 1824: The U.S. War Department creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs on this date.  Seneca Indian Ely Parker became the first Indian to lead the bureau.  
  9. 1861 Monday: Adopted by the Confederate Congress in Montgomery, Alabama, the Constitution of the Confederate States of America went into effect.
  10. 1862 Tuesday: President Lincoln removes George McClellan as commanding general of the Union Army.  
  11. 1865 Saturday: Union General William T. Sherman and his forces occupied Fayetteville, North Carolina.
  12. 1867 Monday: The Hawaiian volcano, Mauna Loa, erupts in what the Hawaiian people know as the “Great Eruption of Mauna Loa.”
  13. 1888 Sunday: The Blizzard of ’88, also known as the Great White Hurricane, began inundating the northeastern United States, resulting in some 400 deaths.
  14. 1892 Friday: The first public basketball game occurs in Springfield, Massachusetts.
  15. 1901 Monday: When industrialist J.P. Morgan purchased Carnegie Steel Corporation, he founded U.S. Steel.
  16. 1904 Friday: After 30 years of drilling the tunnel that would link Jersey City, N.J. and New York City, excavation crews finally broke through the rock wall beneath the Hudson River, which would allow them to build the actual tunnel.
  17. 1905 Saturday: City officials officially inaugurated the Parisian subway on this date.
  18. 1907 Monday: President Theodore Roosevelt induced California to revoke its anti-Japanese legislation.  
  19. 1909 Thursday: The 43rd U.S. Secretary of War Luke Edward Wright left office on this date.  An early Democrat, he became a Republican and then served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-01-1908 until today.
  20. 1915 Thursday: In World War I, the British declare a blockade of all German ports.
  21. 1917 Sunday: During World War I, British troops occupy Baghdad, mainly to control the petroleum industry there.
  22. 1918 Monday: Moscow becomes the capital of Revolutionary (Bolshevik) Russia.  Elsewhere, medical authorities first confirmed cases of the Spanish flu in the United States at Fort Riley, Kansas.
  23. 1927 Friday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the first holdup of an armored car takes place. 
  24. 1930 Tuesday: Former President and Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, William Howard Taft, received a state funeral and undergoes burial at Arlington National Cemetery.  Elsewhere, Babe Ruth signs a two-year contract with the New York Yankees worth $80,000.
  25. 1935 Monday: Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering formally creates the German Air Force, the Luftwaffe.
  26. 1936 Wednesday: In Trenton, N.J., future 103rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia is born.  President Ronald Reagan would nominate his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice William Rehnquist when the latter became the 16th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.  Scalia would serve from 09-26-1986 to 02-13-2016.
  27. 1938 Friday: As Nazi troops march into Austria in the Anschluss, the people of Austria install Artur Seyss-Inquart as their chancellor.
  28. 1941 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease Act to supply Great Britain in the fight against the Nazis.  This will open a supply lane for the U.S. to send military and humanitarian supplies to the Brits who are trying to fend off a possible Nazi invasion of the country.
  29. 1942 Wednesday: As Japanese forces continued to advance in the Pacific during World War II, General Douglas MacArthur left the Philippines for Australia; however, MacArthur vowed, “I shall return” and did so within 2.5 years when American forces invaded the island chain.  Meanwhile, the first trainload of Parisian Jews leaves occupied Paris for the Auschwitz Death Camp in eastern Poland.
  30. 1943 Thursday: Axis troops force their way into Kharkov as Soviet resistance continues but it appears German armored forces are getting the upper hand.  Once again, the Soviets have overextended themselves and the Germans are teaching them hard lessons.
  31. 1945 Sunday: Future guitar maestro, Harvey “the Snake” Mandel, was born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.  He would play with Canned Heat[i] among other top rock groups.
  32. 1947 Tuesday: Mark Stein, future keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist with the New York City acid-rock band, Vanilla Fudge[ii], is born on this date in Bayonne, N.J.  Elsewhere, the DuMont network aired “Movies for Small-Fry.”  It was network television’s first successful children’s program. 
  33. 1948 Thursday: Reginald Weir becomes the first black tennis player to participate in a U.S. Indoor Lawn Tennis Association tournament.
  34. 1954 Thursday: The U.S. Army charged that Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis., and his subcommittee’s chief counsel, Roy Cohn, had exerted pressure to obtain favored treatment for Pvt. G. David Schine, a former consultant to the subcommittee.  The confrontation culminated in the famous Senate-Army-McCarthy hearings.
  35. 1954 Thursday A: In northern Vietnam at the French base at Dien Bien Phu, incoming transport planes are beginning to experience 37 mm anti-aircraft fire.  French pre-registered heavy artillery begin firing back while patrols go through the wire and out into the surrounding fields and forests seeking their foes.  Yet, these are still the ‘quiet times,’ the French Union forces- a mix of French paratroopers, Foreign Legionnaires, Moroccan and Algerian colonial troops, Thai and Vietnamese troops, and West African Senegalese artillery men- believe they have the upper hand.   Every night, the People’s Army continues building approach trenches to various remote outposts surrounding the main base and every day, the French troops fill them in.
  36. 1959 Wednesday: The Lorraine Hansberry drama “A Raisin in the Sun” opened at New York’s Ethel Barrymore Theater on this date.
  37. 1964 Wednesday: After working 37 years and seven days, Senator Carl Hayden broke the record for continuous service in the U.S. Senate.
  38. 1965 Thursday: The Reverend James J. Reeb, a white minister from Boston, died after whites beat him to death during civil rights disturbances in Selma, Alabama.  Meanwhile, in Vietnam, U.S. Navy units commenced searching junks and other vessels to halt the flow of arms to the Viet Cong.
  39. 1969 Tuesday: Levi-Strauss started selling bell-bottomed jeans on this date.
  40. 1977 Friday: More than 130 hostages held in Washington, D.C., by Hanafi Muslims won their freedom after ambassadors of three Islamic nations joined the negotiations.
  41. 1982 Thursday: Israel’s Menachem Begin and Egypt’s Anwar Sadat sign a peace treaty in Washington, D.C.  
  42. 1985 Monday: Mikhail S. Gorbachev replaces Konstantin V. Chernenko as president of the Soviet Union.  
  43. 1986 Tuesday: The NFL adopts the instant replay rule.  Elsewhere, Popsicle announced its plan to end the traditional twin-stick frozen treat for a one-stick model.
  44. 1987 Wednesday: Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores record 1,500 NHL point.
  45. 1988 Friday: Iran and Iraq declared a ceasefire in their ongoing war.  They had commenced fighting eight years earlier when Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein decided to invade his neighbor to the east.
  46. 1990 Sunday: Lithuania declares its independence from the crumbling Soviet Union making it the first Soviet republic to break away from the crumbling superpower.  Elsewhere, in Chile, Patricio Aylwin took the oath of office as the first democratically elected president since 1973.
  47. 1992 Wednesday: Former President Richard M. Nixon said that the Bush #41 administration was not providing enough foreign aid to Russia on this date.
  48. 1993 Thursday: The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Janet Reno on this date to become the first female attorney general of the nation.  A Democrat, she served under President Bill Clinton 03-11-1993 to 01-20-2001. 
  49. 1997 Tuesday: Queen Elizabeth of England knights ex-Beatle Paul McCartney for all his many achievements. 
  50. 1998 Wednesday: The International Astronomical Union issued an alert that a mile-wide asteroid could hit the Earth on October 26, 2028.  The following day, however, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced that there was NO chance of an asteroid hitting the planet.  Is this a coverup of impending doom or did astronomers make a false claim?  Stay tuned.
  51. 2004 Thursday: At least 191 dies and more than 2,000 are wounded in the Madrid railway bombings after 10 bombs exploded in quick succession across the commuter rail network in the city, an act that comes to be known as Spain’s ‘9-11.’
  52. 2006 Saturday: Jailers discover former Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic dead in his prison cell at The Hague.
  53. 2011 Friday: A magnitude 9.0-earthquake and resulting tsunami struck Japan’s northeaster coast, killing nearly 20,000 people and severely damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station.   Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, California, the 63rd U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher died.  The Democrat served under President Bill Clinton from 01-20-1993 to 01-17-1997.  
  54. 2012 Sunday: In Russia, the citizens stage protests in response to the election of the preceding week in which, strongman and thug, Vladimir Putin, wins a third term as the nation’s president.  Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, 16 villagers—mostly women and children—are shot dead by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who later pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
  55. 2013 Monday: The Falkland Islands Sovereignty Referendum concludes with more than 99.8-percent of the islanders supporting to maintain their relationship with the United Kingdom and NOT Argentina.  Meanwhile in Detroit, a jury of his peers convicts former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, a Democrat, of a raft of crimes, including racketeering conspiracy and the judge later sentenced the scumbag to 28 years in a federal prison.
  56. 2014 Tuesday: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an electric nerve-stimulating device for treatment of migraine headaches.
  57. 2015 Wednesday: The Obama administration announces it will support the Ukrainians in their fight against Russian-backed separatists by providing NON-lethal aid in the form of unarmed drones, radios, ambulances, and in a separate deal, Humvees.  Elsewhere, Jimmy Greenspoon—famed keyboardist with Three Dog Night[iii] (1968-76 / 1981-2015)—lost his fight with melanoma on this date.  He died in North Potomac, Maryland.  He was 67 years-old.
  58. 2016 Friday: Keith Emerson, famed rock keyboardist who played with Emerson, Lake, & Palmer[iv] died in San Diego, California, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on this date.  He did this because of his ongoing problems with colon cancer.  He was 71 years-old.  He also played with the British band, the Nice.   Elsewhere, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un continues chest-thumping by ordering his military to continue conducting additional nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests.   Of course, the world is shocked.
  59. 2017 Saturday: In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at least 65 people die and numerous others are injured when a rubbish landslide buries them.  Elsewhere, problems continue across Cape Town, South Africa, what with fires in various parts of the city claiming the lives of at least 9 people and injuring far too many others.
  60. 2018 Sunday: The government of Communist China- the National Peoples’ Congress- declares an end to term limits thus making dictator Xi Jinping ‘president for life.’  He is the new Mao Zedong.  This will put the dictator on a path to defy the West and terrorize the world.  In two years, a pandemic from one of his biowarfare labs will be terrorizing the world.
  61. 2019 Monday: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin- a thorn in the side to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refutes the PM’s claim that “Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people- and only it.”   Meanwhile, the Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, age 82, changes his mind on seeking a fifth term and postpones the upcoming elections after citizens of his country go berserk in the streets.   Elsewhere, the blackout in Venezuela continues into yet another day.  The Maduro regime continues blaming the U.S. and Juan Guiado instead of acknowledging the blame rests entirely upon the regime’s ineptitude and its criminality.   Democratic-Socialists in the United States would love for the United States to resemble that once-prosperous and now-collapsing South American country.
  62. 2020 Wednesday: Fallout from the spread of the COVID-19 aka Coronavirus around the globe causes the NBA to suspend the rest of the season including the playoffs and all sorts of entertainment and sporting events to shutter their doors.  President Donald J. Trump goes before the American people and gives a stately Oval Office address in which, he reassures the citizens of the country that the government at all levels is doing everything possible to protect them.  He suspends all flights from Continental Europe for 30 days as the United States continues finding ways to minimize our exposure.  Many believe it is time the Chinese stand up and admit what everyone knows them to have done and that is- following the U.S.-China trade deal- the release of the coronavirus around the world.  Sadly, Tom Hanks and his wife admit that while filming a movie on Elvis Presley in Australia- in Australia!- the pair caught the coronavirus.  Wow.  Finally, when many thought that Bernie Sanders was going to throw in the towel on his campaign, he goes before the mics and proclaims he is going to fight all the way to Milwaukee.  Double wow.
  63. 2021 Thursday: Day 51 of the Biden Regime, how much more can the United States take of this senile president and his unseen handlers?  We expect they are in league with the Chi-Coms and as such are actively selling out the country.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0400 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Friends.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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EMI released another ‘best of’ compilation for the British rock band, UFO, on October 13, 2002, the acclaimed “The Best of UFO: Gold Collection.”  This excellent effort contains 10 of the band’s best songs running the gamut from 1976 through 1980.  You have a collection of veteran UFO members here which provides the listener with the crème de la crème of this lesser-known but amazingly great British rock band.  We hope you will seek this one out, give it a good listen, and consider making it a part of your listening day.  We think you will be extremely glad that you did…   

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[i] We began promoting the music of Canned Heat on Sunday, 05-June-2011 through Sunday, 17-July-2011.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[ii] We promoted the music of New York City’s very own Vanilla Fudge, beginning on Friday, 01-November-2013 through Friday, 15-November-2013.  You definitely will want to check them out so please, do so now.  At the time, we overlooked the music of Cactus which we hope to promote one of these days.  Remain vigilant for the day when we do.

[iii] 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.”

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

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