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BB. 1974 Saturday: Turkish forces invaded Cyprus after a coup by supporters of a union with Greece. Battling the Greeks who possessed the island for centuries, the Turks committed massive numbers of atrocities on Greek civilians. The island nation is still torn asunder today.

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201. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021:

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Melville Fuller; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Wiley Blount Rutledge and William J. Brennan; U.S. Attorneys General Roger B. Taney and Elliot Richardson; U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson; AC/DC featuring Dave Evans, Carlos Santana, “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” by Iron Butterfly, and the Moody Blues featuring John Lodge:

  1. 1031 Wednesday: Henry I succeeds father, Robert II as king of France.
  2. 1654 Monday: Through the Anglo-Portuguese Treaty, Portugal comes under the control of England.
  3. 1808 Wednesday: Napoleon Bonaparte decrees that all French Jews adopt family names.
  4. 1810 Friday: Colombia declares independence from Spain.
  5. 1831 Wednesday: The 11th U.S. Attorney General Roger B. Taney assumed his post today.  First a Federalist and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until November 14, 1833 and then became 12th U.S. Treasury Secretary and then 5th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.
  6. 1859 Wednesday: Brooklyn and New York play baseball at the Fashion Park Racecourse on Long Island, N.Y.  The game marks the first time a stadium charges admission to see a ball game.  It cost $0.50 to get in and none of the players received a salary.
  7. 1861 Saturday: The Congress of the Confederate States of America officially convened in Richmond, Virginia.
  8. 1868 Monday: The first use of tax stamps on cigarettes takes place as legislation ordering it went into effect in the United States. 
  9. 1871 Thursday: British Columbia entered Confederation as the sixth Canadian province.
  10. 1881 Wednesday: Sioux war chief Sitting Bull who evaded capture since the slaughter at Little Big Horn, surrenders to Federal troops.
  11. 1888 Friday: The 50th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 8th Chief Justice Melville Fuller took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Grover Cleveland nominated him to fill the seat of the 7th (and 43rd overall) Chief Justice Morrison Waite.  Chief Justice Fuller served from today until July 04, 1910.
  12. 1894 Friday: In Cloverport, Kentucky, future 83rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge is born.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice James F. Byrne.  Rutledge served 02-11-1943 to 09-10-1949.
  13. 1913 Sunday: Turkish troops capture Adrianople and Erdine from Bulgaria. 
  14. 1917 Friday: The World War I draft lottery went into operation.  Meanwhile, the Pact of Corfu, which sees the formation of Yugoslavia by Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes.
  15. 1920 Tuesday: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 11th U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from January 30, 1973 to May 24, 1973.  He also served the nation as its 69th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from May 25, 1973 to October 20, 1973.
  16. 1923 Friday: In Peral, gunmen assassinated Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa on this date.
  17. 1938 Wednesday: After Japan withdraws from consideration, Finland is awarded the next Winter Olympics Games in 1940; unfortunately, this would not happen thanks to the outbreak of World War II in 1939 as well as the Winter War between Finland and Russia.
  18. 1942 Monday: The first detachment of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps commences basic training at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on this date.
  19. 1944 Thursday: An attempt by a group of German officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler with a bomb failed as the explosion only wounded the Nazi leader.  Elsewhere in the world, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was nominated for an unprecedented fourth term of office at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops invade Japanese-occupied Guam.
  20. 1945 Friday: John Lodge, bassist and vocalist with the British rock band, The Moody Blues[i], was born on this date in Birmingham, England.
  21. 1947 Sunday: Carlos Santana[ii], future rock guitarist and vocalist, is born in Autlán, Mexico, on this date.   
  22. 1949 Wednesday: Israel’s 19-month-long War of Independence ends as the nation gains its freedom.  
  23. 1951 Friday: Jordan’s King Abdullah I was assassinated in Jerusalem by a Palestinian gunman who was shot dead on the spot by security.
  24. 1953 Monday: Future vocalist with the crazed rock band, AC/DC[iii], Dave Evans (1973-1974) is born in Carmarthen, England, on this date.
  25. 1954 Tuesday: The Geneva Accords divided Vietnam into northern and southern entities.
  26. 1968 Saturday: The First International Special Olympics Games, organized by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, were held at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.  Elsewhere, Iron Butterfly’s[iv] “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” becomes the first heavy metal song to make the charts at #117.
  27. 1969 Sunday: Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after reaching the surface in their Apollo 11 lunar module.
  28. 1974 Saturday: Turkish forces invaded Cyprus after a coup by supporters of a union with Greece.  Battling the Greeks who possessed the island for centuries, the Turks committed massive numbers of atrocities on Greek civilians.  The island nation is still torn asunder today.  The Turks must surrender it back to the rightful owners of the island.
  29. 1976 Monday: America’s Viking I robot spacecraft made a successful, first-ever landing on the surface of Mars.
  30. 1977 Wednesday: A flash flood hit Jonestown, Pa., killing more than 80 people and causing $350 million worth of damage.
  31. 1982 Tuesday: Irish Republican Army bombs exploded in two London parks, killing eight British soldiers along with seven horses belonging to the Queen’s Household Cavalry.  Elsewhere, due to the lying of the Soviet Union, President Ronald Reagan ordered a complete pullout from the comprehensive test ban negotiations indefinitely.
  32. 1988 Wednesday: Massachusetts Michael S. Dukakis received the Democratic presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Atlanta, Georgia.  Elsewhere, Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini accepted a truce with Iraq, even though he said the decision was like drinking poison.
  33. 1989 Thursday: Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi was placed under house arrest by the military government of Myanmar.
  34. 1990 Friday: Supreme Court Associate Justice William J. Brennan, one of the court’s most liberal voices stepped down from the court today.   A Democrat, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Brennan to fill the seat of Associate Justice Sherman Minton.  Brennan served from October 15, 1956 until today.
  35. 1991 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson suffers accusation by a member of the Black Miss America contestants. 
  36. 1993 Tuesday: Bill Clinton White House deputy counsel Vincent Foster Jr., 48, was found shot to death in a park near Washington, D.C.; authorities ruled his death a ‘suicide.’ 
  37. 1994 Wednesday: O.J. Simpson offers a reward of $500,000 for information in the death of his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ron Goldman.
  38. 1999 Tuesday: After 38 years at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, astronaut Gus Grissom’s Liberty Bell 7 Mercury capsule was lifted to the surface.
  39. 2004 Tuesday: Former national security adviser Sandy Berger quit as an informal adviser to Democrat John Kerry’s presidential campaign after disclosure of a criminal investigation into whether he had mishandled classified terrorism documents.  Elsewhere, the HEAD of slain American hostage Paul M. Johnson Jr., was found in a raid in a raid in Saudi Arabia.
  40. 2005 Wednesday: Canada becomes the fourth nation to permit same-sex marriage.
  41. 2009 Monday: The astronauts aboard the shuttle-station complex celebrated the 40th anniversary of man’s first moon landing with their own spacewalk.
  42. 2010 Tuesday: British Foreign Minister William Hague says that ‘all British troops should be out of Afghanistan by 2014.’
  43. 2011 Wednesday: In Guinea, 80 people including soldiers are arrested for taking part in a suspected assassination attempt on President Alpha Conde, which occurred on July 19.
  44. 2012 Friday: A gunman wearing a helmet, body armor and a gas mask opened fire inside a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” killing twelve people in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history.  Suspect James Eagen Holmes has pleaded not guilty because of insanity to more than 160 counts of murder and attempted murder and awaits trial at this point. 
  45. 2013 Saturday:  A training exercise emergency causes two U.S. Marine Corps harrier jets to drop several hundred unarmed bombs on the Great Barrier Reef, a World Heritage site.
  46. 2014 Sunday:  The U.S. states that evidence suggests a Russian-made missile was fired at Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17; the missile strike killed all 298 people aboard.  Meanwhile, pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed flight into four refrigerated boxcars in eastern Ukraine and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders who said the rebels were tampering with the site, which they obviously were, most likely on the orders of Vladimir Putin.
  47. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, golfer Zach Johnson wins the British Open, becoming one of only six golfers in history to win at both the St. Andrews Old Course and the Augusta National Course.  Meanwhile, Ashley Madison, an online site where married people go to find affairs with one another, finds itself hacked by a hacker group, Impact Team.  Of course, this is not a good thing for users of the site as their information leaks out to a world wanting to know.  Finally, country musician and songwriter of hits such as “Always On My Mind,” Wayne Carson, dies at age 73, in Nashville, Tennessee, after suffering from a variety of health problems.
  48. 2016 Wednesday: Following a roll call vote on the floor of the Republican National Convention, House Speaker Paul Ryan announces that businessman and media mogul, Donald Trump, is the official Republican nominee for the presidency. 
  49. 2017 Thursday: Elon Musk, billionaire industrialist, announces that the federal government and he have arrived at a ‘verbal agreement’ allowing him to build the Hyperloop, a 29-minute high-speed mover of humans between Washington, D.C., and New York City.  The idea is sound but we have yet to hear anymore about it.   Meanwhile, in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the final ISIS holdouts are either killed or captured.  Whack ‘em!
  50. 2018 Friday: Walt Disney Co. announces they have fired director James Gunn who was set to direct “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3,” all because of some past offensive tweets.  Can we not forgive and forget ‘old tweets?’  Everyone has numerous ‘bad tweets’ in their closet and all it takes is some scumbag hacker to find and release them.  How about an amnesty?  Liberals love amnesties, so how about one for all past tweets?
  51. 2019 Saturday: University of Michigan student and Miss Michigan- Kathy Zhu- found herself stripped of her as a participant in the Miss World America because of past tweets (here we go again) and her conservative views.   As a proud conservative and supporter of President Donald J. Trump, Ms. Zhu has 80,000 followers on both Instagram and Twitter and for this, the pageant bosses punished her.  WTF?  Enough is enough!  Meanwhile, U.S. Border Patrol agents took decisive action as 50 illegal aliens attempted to storm the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge connecting Texas and Mexico.  The illegals sought to force their way across the closed bridge at 4:00 a.m. but the Border Patrol was prepared for them.  Excellent job!  
  52. 2020 Monday: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 14,567,109 confirmed cases, +206,658, 607,187 confirmed deaths, +3,902, and 8,193,138 confirmed recoveries, +121,201.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,834,208 confirmed cases, UP by 52,223 new cases, 142,601 confirmed deaths, UP by 372 new deaths, and 1,187,084 confirmed recoveries, UP by 8,566 new recoveries.   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: 391,538 confirmed cases, 7,694 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,381 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,043 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 46,946 confirmed cases, 1,447 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  53. 2020 Monday A: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,680.87, UP 8.92 points (0.33%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,767.09, UP 263.90 points (2.51%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,251.84, UP 27.11 points (0.84%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,819.00 per troy oz., UP 1.60 (+0.09%), SILVER is at $20.33 per troy oz., UP +0.183 (+0.68%), PLATINUM $862.60 per troy oz. UP +4.70 (+0.55%), and COPPER is at $2.92 # +0.0055 (+0.19%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 40.69, DOWN -0.12 (-0.29%).
  54. 2020 Monday B: Statistics for shootings in Chicago over the weekend are in: 71 people shot and 12 dead.  In New York City, 30 people were shot over the weekend with 10 dead.  Where are Black Lives Matter?  Nowhere because BLM is little more than a left-wing hate group and not a group determined to protect black Americans from violence. 
  55. 2020 Monday C: St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner- a political hack of the highest degree- filed charges against Mark and Patricia McCloskey for having ‘brandished their weapons in an unlawful manner at PEACEFUL PROTESTERS’ threatening to burn down their home, murder, and rape them, and kill their dog.  This is what happens when former Nazi George Soros buys state attorneys general , secretaries of state, and district attorneys at all levels.  We must stop this POS from undermining the country.
  56. 2021 Tuesday: This looks like it’s going to be a busy week what with the Joestapo going door to door to give people their ‘shots.’  F**k them.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Moody Blues and of the band’s members beginning on Monday, 23-October-2017 through Sunday, 11-February-2018.  We definitely hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Santana on Tuesday, 28-August-2012 through Tuesday, 23-October-2012.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed man and his band out wherever you can find them.

[iii] We are not sure when AC/DC will be in the works but you bet they will be at some point, possibly in 2027-2028.

[iv] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s.

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43. 1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet in the advance of Chinese troops to take refuge in neighboring India. The Chi-Coms claim that Tibet is their territory in the same way they claim Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao. The U.S. should have nuked the Chi-Coms long ago when we had the opportunity; it’s a shame we failed to do what had to be done.

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St. Patrick’s Day / Evacuation Day (Massachusetts)

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger B. Taney; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Pierce Butler and John Marshall Harlan II;  U.S. Attorneys-General Roger B. Taney, William Pinkney, and Nathan Clifford; U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Roger B. Taney; .38 Special featuring Ken Lyons, Family featuring Ric Grech, the Jeff Beck Group featuring Tony Newman, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Paul Kantner, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring John Sebastian, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger, Thin Lizzy featuring Scott Gorham, and WAR featuring Harold Ray Brown:

  1. 45 B.C.: In his last victory, Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger at the Battle of Munda.  In the war in Gaul, Labienus had been a close ally of Caesar, commanding his cavalry forces in some of the fiercest battles fought in the ancient world.  He would later ally himself against his friend Caesar but things would not turn out well for him.
  2. 432 Wednesday: Kidnappers seize St. Patrick, a Roman Catholic Bishop, and take him against his will to serve as a slave in Britain.  
  3. 445 Friday: Roman senator Petronius Maximus becomes Emperor.
  4. 461 Thursday: (or 493 A.D. depending upon the source) St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, died in Saul.
  5. 1190 Saturday: Having commenced the slaughter of the Jewish inhabitants of York the previous day, Crusaders bound for the Middle East from England, complete their massacre of the hapless Jews.
  6. 1756 Wednesday: At the Crown and Thistle Tavern in New York City, patrons celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for the first time in the American Colonies.
  7. 1762 Wednesday: New York City’s first St. Patrick Day’s parade took place.
  8. 1764 Saturday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney is born in Annapolis, Maryland, on this date.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President James Madison from 12-11-1811 to 02-09-1814.
  9. 1766 Monday: Britain repealed the Stamp Act that had caused resentment in the North American colonies.
  10. 1776 Sunday: During the Revolutionary War, British troops evacuate Boston and regroup in Nova Scotia.
  11. 1777 Monday: In Calvert County, Maryland, future 24th over all and 5th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court Roger B. Taney is born in Calvert County, Maryland, on this date.  President Andrew Jackson would nominate his fellow Federalist-turned-Democrat to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney would serve from 03-28-1836 to 10-12-1864.  Prior to serving on the high court, he served the nation as its 11th attorney general.  In this position, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 07-20-1831 to 11-14-1833 then became 12th U.S. Treasury Secretary and then 5th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.   As secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Taney served from 09-23-1833 to 06-25-1834.
  12. 1800 Monday: The English warship, HMS Queen Charlotte, catches fire resulting in the deaths of 700-plus sailors.
  13. 1836 Thursday: Texas legalizes slavery on this date via its constitution.  The Constitution forbade any owner emancipating his slaves without consent of the Congress as well as prohibiting any stoppage of the slave trade within its borders.  
  14. 1848 Friday: The 19th U.S. Attorney General Nathan Clifford left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from October 17, 1846 until today.
  15. 1866 Saturday: In Dakota County, Maryland, future 71st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Pierce Butler is born.  President Warren G. Harding would nominate the Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice William R. Day.  Butler served from 12-21-1922 to 11-16-1939.
  16. 1869 Wednesday: The 26th U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish assumed his office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, Fish served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until March 12, 1877.
  17. 1871 Friday: Organizers form the National Association of Professional Baseball players.
  18. 1884 Monday: In Otay, California, John Joseph Montgomery made the first-manned, controlled, heavier-than-air glider flight in the United States.
  19. 1886 Wednesday: The Carrollton Massacre occurs in Mississippi as the citizens of the town murder 20 blacks.
  20. 1898 Thursday: John Philip Holland achieves successful test runs of the first modern submarine off Staten Island.
  21. 1901 Sunday: A showing of 71 Vincent van Gogh paintings in Paris, France, 11 years after the death of the artist, creates a sensation.
  22. 1906 Saturday: President Theodore Roosevelt first likened crusading journalists to a man with “the muckrake in his hand” in a speech to the Gridiron Club in Washington, D.C.
  23. 1912 Sunday: The Campfire Girls Organization underwent incorporation in Washington, D.C.; two years to the day after the first chapter underwent founding in Thetford, Vermont.  In modern times, we now know the group as Camp Fire U.S.A.
  24. 1917 Saturday: The first bowling tournament exclusively for women in the United States commenced on this date in St. Louis, Mo.  Nearly 100 women participated in the event.
  25. 1924 Monday: The USSR and Sweden establish diplomatic relations with one another’s governments.
  26. 1926 Wednesday: In the League of Nations, Spain, and Brazil vote against Germany from joining their organization.
  27. 1930 Monday: Construction commenced on the Empire State Building.
  28. 1931 Tuesday: Soviet dictator Josef Stalin expels Krupskaya Lenin from the Central Committee of the Communist Party.
  29. 1936 Tuesday: Pittsburgh’s Great St. Patrick’s Day Flood began as the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers, swollen by rain and melted snow, started exceeding flood stage; the high water was blamed for more than 60 deaths.
  30. 1938 Thursday: During the Spanish Civil War, Italian Fascist warplanes fighting with the Nationalists to crush the Republican forces who are backed by the Soviet Union- launch a major raid on the city of Barcelona.  Glimpses of what’s to come in another 18 months or so when war breaks out across Europe are visible here: death from above on a large scale.
  31. 1941 Monday: Paul Kantner, future guitarist, and vocalist with the Jefferson Airplane/Starship[i], is born on this date in San Francisco, California.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., President Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially opened the National Gallery of Art.   Elsewhere, the Battle for the Atlantic continues to rage as German wolfpacks scour the ocean seeking out ships bringing supplies to Great Britain. 
  32. 1942 Tuesday: With the arrival of 30,000 Jews from Lublin, Poland, the Belzec Concentration Camp opens for business.  Meanwhile, General Douglas MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander of all Allied forces in the Pacific Theater during World War II.   His first goal is to return to the Philippines and liberate them but many battles will have to be fought before he can honor his pledge.
  33. 1943 Wednesday: Future drummer with the Jeff Beck Group[ii]—Tony Newman—is born in Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom, on this date.   Elsewhere, the Battle of the Atlantic continues as German U-Boats continue using blind spots to devastate convoys crisscrossing the Atlantic to and from Great Britain.  The U-Boats also seek to cut supplies off to the Soviet Union but are having less success. 
  34. 1944 Friday: John B. Sebastian, future guitarist/vocalist/harmonica player and songwriter with the Lovin’ Spoonful[iii], was born on this date in Greenwich Village, NYC. Elsewhere, during World War II as the Soviets continue fighting their way to Germany, Allied warplanes are flying major missions into Austria, attacking the capital of Vienna.  The great city and a favorite of German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler suffers serious damage.
  35. 1945 Saturday: With the Japanese island of Iwo Jima all but secure, U.S. troops are now seeking out Imperial Japanese holdouts clinging to caves, bunkers, and other territory.  Most of the Japanese who fought to defend the island are dead but there are still enough remaining to make inattention by U.S. soldiers lethal.
  36. 1946 Sunday: Future drummer for the Los Angeles-based fun-rock-soul-jazz band, WAR[iv]—Harold Ray Brown—is born on this date in Long Beach, California.  Elsewhere- in the aftermath of World War II- the Nuremburg Trials of Nazi leaders continues with Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering- former chief of the Luftwaffe- on the stand.  He is a scrapper who won’t allow the Allied judges to badger him.  Still, we all know how this is going to end for this unrepentant Nazi.  Other Nazis in the box look up to him.  He is showing them the way.
  37. 1950 Friday: Scientists at the University of California at Berkeley announced they had created a new radioactive element, “californium,” aka element 98.
  38. 1951 Saturday: In Glendale, California, future guitarist/backing vocalist with Thin Lizzy[v] from 1974-1983- Scott Gorham- is born. 
  39. 1953 Tuesday: Future bassist with the Southern rock band, .38 Special[vi] 1974-1977—Ken Lyons—is born in Jacksonville, Florida, on this date.  
  40. 1954 Wednesday: the fighting at the massive French base Dien Bien Phu has been fierce.  Several French positions have been captured and savage counterattacks have been launched to reclaim some of them each morning.  When the French visit some of the outlying bases to bring in ammo and carry out the wounded, they see a carpet of dead and dying Viet Minh.  However, the wounded they bring back to camp from the outlying strongpoints cannot be evacuated by air because every time aircraft come in to pick them up and take them back to Hanoi for treatment, the People’s Army begin bombing the airstrip and covering the sky with AA fire.  The communists want their foes to suffer.
  41. 1955 Thursday: The 89th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan II assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Harlan to fill the seat of Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson’s seat.  He served from today until September 23, 1971.
  42. 1958 Monday: The U.S. Navy launched the Vanguard 1 satellite.
  43. 1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet in the advance of Chinese troops to take refuge in neighboring India.   The Chi-Coms claim that Tibet is their territory in the same way they claim Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.  The U.S. should have nuked the Chi-Coms long ago when we had the opportunity; it’s a shame we failed to do what had to be done.
  44. 1960 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower forms an anti-Fidel Castro-exile army under the auspices of the CIA.  Communists in Cuba is not good and it’s clear that the U.S. failed to nip this one in the bud.  Soon, the Soviets will be building military bases on the island.  Not good.
  45. 1963 Sunday: Pope John XXIII beatified Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, an American.  Twelve years later, Pope Paul VI canonized her.
  46. 1966 Thursday: A U.S. midget submarine located a missing hydrogen bomb, which had fallen from an American bomber into the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain.
  47. 1968 Sunday: A peaceful anti-Vietnam War protest in London was followed by a riot outside the U.S. Embassy; more than 200 people underwent arrest and over 80 people were arrested.   Why the Brits are crying is unclear; we supported them in their endeavors to crush the communists in Malaysia post-World War II just as we gave aid to the French fighting in Indochina.  Ingrates.
  48. 1969 Monday: Golda Meir becomes the fourth prime minister of Israel.  This woman would become a major wartime leader, devastating one Arab army after another.
  49. 1970 Tuesday: The United States cast its first veto in the U.N. Security Council by killing a resolution that would have condemned Britain for failure to use force to overthrow the white-ruled government of Rhodesia.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Army charged 14 officers with suppression of facts in the My Lai massacre case.
  50. 1972 Friday: To achieve desegregation, President Richard M. Nixon asked Congress to halt bussing.  NO one liked busing, not whites, not blacks, NO ONE.
  51. 1973 Saturday: In a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by Slava Veder of the Associated Press that captured the family on the tarmac at Travis Air Force Base in California as they joyously greeted U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert L. Stirm, a freed prisoner of the Vietnam War.
  52. 1976 Wednesday: The U.S. military conducts nuclear tests at the Nevada Test Site.  We must keep the arsenal up to date.
  53. 1985 Sunday: President Ronald Reagan agreed to a joint study with Canada on acid rain.
  54. 1988 Thursday: Avianca Flight 410, a Boeing 727, crashed after takeoff into a mountain in Colombia, killing all 143 people aboard it.  Meanwhile, Iran claims that Iraq has used poison gas in the Iran-Iraq War.
  55. 1989 Friday: A series of solar flares caused a violent magnetic storm that caused power outages over large regions of Canada. 
  56. 1990 Saturday: Famed English bassist, Ric Grech who played with Family[vii], Blind Faith[viii], and other UK bands, died due to alcoholism on this date in Leicester, UK.  He was just 44 years-old.  
  57. 1992 Tuesday: White South Africans approved constitutional reforms to give legal equality to blacks.
  58. 1993 Wednesday: Helen Hayes, the “First Lady of the American Theater,” died in Nyack, New York, at age 92.
  59. 2000: In Uganda, a mass holocaust to rival that of the Reverend Jim Jones occurs in the country as 800-plus people die.  The Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God is deemed a mass murder and suicide, one orchestrated by leaders of the cult.  Ugandan law enforcement believe that the five main leaders of the group died in the fire that took the lives of many but then came to expect that at least one of them was in the wind- with the movement’s wealth.
  60. 2001 Saturday: OPEC announces major cuts in production, effective April 1- 4% or one million barrels per day.  Of course nations dependent upon this oil output are flabbergasted as gasoline prices will go UP.
  61. 2002 Sunday: In the Afghanistan invasion, Operation Anaconda comes to an end after going on for nearly two weeks.  At the cost of 11 U.S. casualties, at least 500 Taliban and al-Qaida scum have been whacked. 
  62. 2003 Monday: Edging to the brink of war, President George W. Bush gave Saddam Hussein 48 hours to leave his country.  However, Iraq rejected Bush’s ultimatum, saying that a U.S. attack to force Saddam from power would be a “grave mistake.”
  63. 2004 Wednesday: NASA’s Messenger became the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Mercury.  The probe took more than 270,000 pictures before it crashed into the surface of the planet on April 30, 2015.  Elsewhere, guests at the Mount Lebanon Hotel in Baghdad got more than they planned on when a car bomb piloted by some jihadists crashed into the place, blowing it sky-high.  In the blast, 17 were killed outright while another 45 or more suffered varying injuries.  Once again, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam is to blame.
  64. 2005 Thursday: The People’s Republic of China frees Uighur Muslim dissident and businesswoman Rebiya Kadeer on medical parole.  They probably decided that if they tortured this woman any longer, her heart would give out so the Chi-Coms most likely bowed to Western pressure.   Kadeer became a millionaire through her real estate holdings so it’s clear the Chi-Coms wanted to shake her down.
  65. 2006 Friday: Federal regulators reported the deaths of two women in addition to four others who had taken the abortion pill RU-486; Planned Parenthood- the notorious ‘baby chop shop’- said it would immediately stop disregarding the approved instructions for the use of the murderous drug.  Elsewhere, fashion designed Oleg Cassini died on Long Island, NY, at age 92.
  66. 2007 Saturday: Australian Prime Minister John Howard announces that Australia will keep its troops in Iraq until the Iraqi government is able to maintain order.   In other truly fascinating news, heavy metal band Iron Maiden[ix] becomes the first heavy metal band to tour India.  How about that?
  67. 2008 Monday: Senator Barack Obama goes to the microphones in Philadelphia to give a speech on race.  He is trying to tamp down concerns that he might be a racist.  No, not ‘our Obama.’  In other news, the Democratic Party of Florida abandons a plan to demand all mail-in ballots for the Democratic Primary Election.   Elsewhere, the Fed is blasted for choosing to bail out banks but not homeowners.  The housing crisis continues to worsen.
  68. 2009 Tuesday: Upset continues to grow over AIG executives going to get bonuses so the Democrat-controlled Congress is threatening to pass a bill by which they can slap hefty taxes on these bonuses.  Other companies that have gotten bailouts like Citigroup and Morgan Stanley are seeking ways they can hand out bonuses to their executives without everyone and his or her brother knowing.  They are trying to get in before the Congress can come after them.
  69. 2010 Wednesday: as the Obama administration continues trying to drum up votes with which to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka the PPACA, aka the ACA, aka “Obamacare,” the White House gets a ‘win’ when two Democratic congressmen opposed to the bill for various reasons change their minds and will vote for it.  Dennis Kucinich of Ohio and Dan Kildee of Michigan announce they are ‘yes votes.’  Oh, good, we can hardly wait.
  70. 2011 Thursday: St. Patrick’s Day parades are now a worldwide event.  Meanwhile, Libya claims it will end fighting on Sunday for the jihadists to turn themselves in to the government.   Elsewhere, in a recent drone strike in Pakistan, the CIA blasts 40 Pakistani civilians to kingdom come and wounds God knows how many others.  WTF are you doing, President Obama?  Meanwhile, the Republican-controlled House passes a bill with which to defund the left-wing NPR.
  71. 2012 Saturday: Despite being under house arrest in Great Britain, Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, announces he will seek a seat in the senate of Australia.  Meanwhile, ISIS thugs in Damascus, Syria, attack two government offices killing several government employees and wounding others.  Elsewhere, we learn that Saudi Arabia is sending weapons to anti-Assad forces in Syria.   
  72. 2013 Sunday: Two members of Steubenville, Ohio’s celebrated high school football team were found guilty of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl and sentenced to at least a year in juvenile prison in a case that rocked the Rust Belt city of 18,000.  Elsewhere, the citizens of Wardak, Afghanistan, launch a large rally demanding ALL U.S. forces pull out of their country after numerous mishaps, drone strikes, and other problems.
  73. 2014 Monday: L’ Wren Scott, the 49-year-old model, designer, and longtime girlfriend of Rolling Stone[x] Mick Jagger is discovered dead in her apartment, a mystery to this day.  In other news, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as an “independent and sovereign country,” ignoring sanctions imposed by President Barack Hussein Obama of the United States and various European countries.
  74. 2016 Thursday: Following the U.S. placing new sanctions on the ever-belligerent North Koreans over their nuclear weapons and missile programs, the People’s Republic of China inserts itself between their allies, the North Koreans, and their foes, the U.S. by opposing the unilateral actions of President Barack Hussein Obama.
  75. 2017 Friday: Donna Brazile, former head of the DNC, admits she gave Hillary Clinton copies of debate questions ahead of her debate with now-President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, in the Yemeni civil war, a U.S. Apache helicopter piloted by unknown individuals opens fire on a Somali refugee boat off the coast of the war-torn country killing at least 40 refugees and injuring another 35.  NO one knows who committed this dastardly act.
  76. 2018 Saturday: The National People’s Congress appoints Wang Qishan as vice president on this date.  In Iran, a close ally of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his former vice president is arrested for criticizing the Iranian judiciary.  No room for criticism in that country.
  77. 2019 Sunday: After tropical cyclone Idai roars through eastern Zimbabwe killing at least 259 people, the government declares a state of emergency.  Meanwhile, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announces she is running for president.  Wow.
  78. 2020 Tuesday: Much to the horror of New England Patriots fans, quarterback Tom Brady announces that after 20 years with the team, he is leaving the team to pursue opportunities with other teams.  COVID-19 update: as of today, there are 197,802 known cases of the virus what with 7,955 deaths and 81,691 recoveries.  Of course, the birthplace of the Wuhan Virus- communist China- leads the pack with 80,881 cases with Italy in second place what with 31,506 cases, and the Islamo-fascist republic of Iran in third place with 16,169 cases.  The United States is in eighth place with 6,223 cases with West Virginia being the ONLY state sans any reported cases.  Meanwhile, young people continue flocking to beaches across the country to celebrate Spring Break.  What a bunch of losers as many food service establishments across the country are shuttering their doors and sending employees home like many of us chef-authors here have done. 
  79. 2020 Tuesday A: In the three presidential primaries held today, candidate Joe Biden beat the hell out of his opponent Bernie Sanders winning Arizona, Florida, and Illinois.  Ohio postponed its primary until later in the year out of fear of the COVID-19 virus, aka the Wuhan Virus, the one the Chinese gave the world.  Meanwhile, speaking of the Hubei Hooey, Pfizer and Biontech sign deals to develop a vaccine for the Chi-Com Virus, the Chi-Vi, the ‘VID.  People do not believe it is possible but with President Donald J. Trump’s backing, anything is possible (although the Democrats will never admit it).
  80. 2021 Wednesday: DAY 57 of the Biden Regime.  What is this fossilized piece of wood and his Chi-Com masters up to today?  Stick around and discover the truth along with us.  We all want the same answers…

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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 promoted the music of a group of interconnected venerable British rock bands as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] We shared the music of the Lovin’ Spoonful with the readership beginning on Saturday, 14-September-2013 through Tuesday, 24-September-2013.  At the time, we made the oversight of not sharing the music of John B. Sebastian with the readership so we do hope we come back around to promoting him sometime in the next 15 years or so.

[iv] 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.

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of Thin Lizzy when we promote the music of U2, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[vi] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.  This would include the music of .38-Special, too.

[vii] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

[viii] We began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason.  The presentation commenced on Monday, 30-November-2015 through Sunday, 20-March-2016.  This offering also included Blind Faith.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[ix] If we are still here in 20 years, we most likely will be doing Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Poison, and all the rest of the crazy bands but you can bet we will never do the music of Maroon Five.

[x] 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.

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Y. 1942 Monday A: On the Eastern Front, the fighting continues to rage in Stalingrad. The final German offensive to drive the Soviets out of the city is set to begin in two days. Three German infantry divisions, funneled into the city, were preparing to assault the final holdout portions of the city. Two regiments of tanks from a panzer division were preparing to join them. Finally, during World War II, American naval forces defeated the Japanese in the Battle of Cape Esperance.

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286. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2020:

COLUMBUS DAY; Fraternal Day (Alabama); Yorktown Victory Day (Virginia); Discoverers’ Day (Hawaii); Native American Day (South Dakota, Oklahoma); Indigenous People’s Day (District of Columbia, Maine, & New Mexico); Indigenous People’s Day (28 States[i] and Tentative in 6 Others[ii]); and American Indian Heritage Day (Alabama)

U.S. Supreme Court Roger B. Taney: U.S. Secretaries of State Philander C. Knox and Dean Acheson; Chef Murph MacDougal of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day; Blue Cheer featuring Dickie Peterson, Jesus Christ Superstar, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, John Denver, and Robin Trower featuring James Dewar:

  1. 638 Monday: Honorius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope; Severinus is his successor.
  2. 642 Saturday: John IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope.
  3. 1285 Saturday: After 180 Jews refuse baptism, the local folks of Munich, Germany, set them on fire.
  4. 1492 Saturday: According to the Old-Style Calendar, Christopher Columbus arrived with his expedition in the present-day Bahamas.  The Italian explorer—sailing under the Spanish flag—believed he had arrived in Asia through heading west instead of eastward around the Horn of Africa.  Upon arriving in the islands, he claimed the land for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain.
  5. 1692 Thursday: The Massachusetts Bay Colony discontinues its witch trials.
  6. 1792 Wednesday: America celebrates Columbus Day for the first time.  People would continue honoring this holiday for more than two centuries until leftists early in the 21st century began trying to eradicate it.
  7. 1810 Thursday: The German festival Oktoberfest first takes place in Munich to celebrate the wedding of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.  Now, Muslims in Germany demand that the festival end as it ‘offends’ them.
  8. 1841 Monday: The 17th U.S. Secretary of War John Canfield Spencer took the oath of office on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Whig and served under President John Tyler 10-12-1841 to 03-04-1843 then became the 16th U.S. Treasury Secretary.
  9. 1860 Thursday: British and French troops capture Beijing.
  10. 1862 Saturday: Confederate cavalry under the command of General J.E.B. Stuart “ride around McLellan” for the second time during the Civil War; the Confederates are masters at eluding Union troops.
  11. 1864 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 24th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 5th Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, died on this date.  President Andrew Jackson nominated the Federalist-turned-Democrat to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney served from 03-28-1836 to 10-12-1864.  It is important to note that Taney served in other roles prior to his final one on the Supreme Court: he served under President Andrew Jackson as the nation’s 11th attorney-general from 07-20-1831 to 11-14-1833 then became 12th U.S. Treasury Secretary and finally the 5th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.
  12. 1870 Tuesday: General Robert E. Lee died in Lexington, Virginia, at age 63.
  13. 1871 Wednesday: President Ulysses S. Grant condemns the Ku Klux Klan.
  14. 1892 Tuesday: In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Columbus landing, students recited the original version of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools. 
  15. 1901 Saturday: President Theodore Roosevelt renames the “Executive Mansion” the “White House.”
  16. 1907 Saturday: In the 5th World Series, the Chicago Cubs beat the Detroit Tigers 4 games to 0 with one tie.
  17. 1915 Tuesday: The Germans in occupied Belgium executed English nurse, 49-year-old Edith Cavell during World War I.  Germans charged her with aiding and concealing British and French soldiers but a Belgian collaborator handed her over to the Germans.  She was executed by a firing squad.  Meanwhile, former President Theodore Roosevelt criticizes American citizens who identify themselves with dual nationalities.
  18. 1916 Thursday: In the 14th World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 4 games to one.
  19. 1920 Tuesday: In the 18th World Series, the Cleveland Indians beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 5 games to two.
  20. 1921 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 40th U.S. Secretary of State Philander C. Knox died.  He served under President William Howard Taft from 03-06-1909 to 03-05-1913.
  21. 1933 Thursday: Bank robber John Dillinger escaped from a jail in Allen County, Ohio, with help from his gang, who killed the sheriff, Jess Sarber.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of Justice acquired Alcatraz Island from the U.S. Army.
  22. 1938 Wednesday: Production commenced on “The Wizard of Oz.”
  23. 1941 Sunday: As the Nazis close in on Moscow, the Soviet government begins relocating to the Volga River cities on the far side.  However, Josef Stalin is determined to remain within the Kremlin until the bitter end.
  24. 1942 Monday: Attorney-General Francis Biddle announced during a Columbus Day celebration at Carnegie Hall that Italian nationals in the United States would no longer be enemy aliens.  Meanwhile, James Dewar, future bassist-vocalist with the Scottish band, Stone the Crows[iii], and with Robin Trower[iv], was born on this date.
  25. 1942 Monday A: On the Eastern Front, the fighting continues to rage in Stalingrad.  The final German offensive to drive the Soviets out of the city is set to begin in two days.  Three German infantry divisions, funneled into the city, were preparing to assault the final holdout portions of the city.  Two regiments of tanks from a panzer division were preparing to join them.  Finally, during World War II, American naval forces defeated the Japanese in the Battle of Cape Esperance.
  26. 1945 Friday: Private First-Class Desmond T. Doss received the Congressional Medal of Honor for outstanding bravery as a medical corpsman.  He was the first conscientious objector in American history to win the award.
  27. 1957 Saturday: AICP-END blogger and chef, Murph MacDougal, was born in Fresno, California.
  28. 1960 Wednesday: An ultranationalist student, Otoya Yamaguchi, who would hang himself in jail, stabbed Japanese Socialist Party leader, Inejiro Asanuma to death during a televised debate in Tokyo.  Meanwhile, at the United Nations General Assembly, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe on the podium, promising to ‘bury the United States.’
  29. 1962 Friday: The devastating Columbus Day Storm, also known as the “Big Blow,” struck the Pacific Northwest, resulting in some 50 deaths.
  30. 1964 Monday: The Soviet Union launched a Voskhod space capsule with a three-man crew on the first mission involving more than one cosmonaut; the flight lasted for 24 hours.
  31. 1966 Wednesday: The Jimi Hendrix Experience[v] forms with Jimi on guitars and vocals, Noel Redding on bass and vocals, and Mitch Mitchell on drums and vocals.
  32. 1967 Thursday: In the 66th World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Boston Red Sox 4 games to 3 as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in one World Series.
  33. 1971 Tuesday: The rock opera, “Jesus Christ Superstar,” opened on Broadway.  Meanwhile, in Sandy Spring, Maryland, the former 51st U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson died.  He served under President Harry S. Truman from 01-21-1949 to 01-20-1953
  34. 1972 Thursday: During the Vietnam War, a racial brawl broke out aboard the aircraft carrier, the USS Kitty Hawk.  Nearly 50 sailors suffered injuries.     
  35. 1973 Friday: President Richard M. Nixon nominates Gerald R. Ford to replace Spiro T. Agnew as his vice president.  Meanwhile, in Argentina, Juan Peron becomes president.
  36. 1976 Tuesday: Communist China announced that the politburo named Hua Guofeng to succeed the late Mao Zedong as chairperson of the Chinese Communist Party.
  37. 1984 Friday: British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher escaped an attempt on her life when an Irish Republican Army bomb exploded at a hotel in Brighton, England, killing five people.  Elsewhere, actor Jon-Erik Hexum suffered mortal wounds while on the set of his TV show, “Cover Up” when he jokingly shot himself in the head with a prop pistol loaded with a blank cartridge; doctors declared him dead six days later.
  38. 1986 Sunday: The superpower meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland, ended in stalemate, with President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev unable to agree on arms control or a date for a full-fledged summit in the United States.
  39. 1987 Monday: Former Governor Alfred “Alf” M. Landon, Republican- Kansas, died at his Topeka home at age 100.
  40. 1994 Wednesday: The Magellan space probe ended its four-year mapping mission of Venus, apparently plunging into the planet’s atmosphere.
  41. 1997 Sunday: Singer John Denver lost his life in the crash of his privately built aircraft in Monterey Bay; he was 53 years old.
  42. 1999 Tuesday: Pakistan’s military overthrew the democratically elected government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
  43. 2000 Thursday: A suicide bomb attack on the destroyer USS Cole in port at Aden, Yemen, killed 17 sailors. 
  44. 2001 Friday : NBC announced that an assistant to anchorman Tom Brokaw had contracted the skin form of anthrax after opening a ‘threatening’ letter to her boss containing powder.
  45. 2002 Saturday: Bombs blamed on al-Qaida-linked militants destroyed a nightclub on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people, including 88 Australians and seven Americans.
  46. 2007 Friday: Former Vice President Al Gore and the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the Nobel Peace Prize for sounding the alarm over global warming. 
  47. 2009 Wednesday: Lifelong bassist/vocalist with the psychedelic rock band, Blue Cheer[vi], Dickie Peterson, died from liver failure on this date.
  48. 2010 Thursday: After more than two months underground, the 33 trapped Chilean miners finally begin breathing fresh air.  Trapped more than 2,000 feet underground, the Chilean government never gave up on them.
  49. 2011 Friday: The ‘underwear bomber’, Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, pleads guilty to attempting to blow up an airplane on Christmas, 2009.
  50. 2012 Sunday: The European Union receives the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for “over six decades of contributions to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.”
  51. 2013 Monday:  When Typhoon Nari hits the Philippines, 2 million people lose power and five people die.   Meanwhile, the ongoing government shutdown continues taking a toll on America’s small businesses- will anyone do anything about it?
  52. 2014 Sunday: President Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops along the Ukrainian border to withdraw to their home bases by President Vladimir Putin; the move comes ahead of meetings between Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.  Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that a health care worker at the Texas hospital where Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan was treated before his death had tested positive for the illness in the first known case of Ebola being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.  The worker- later identified as nurse Nina Pham, was treated, and declared free of the deadly virus.
  53. 2015 Monday: Following the GOP’s attempt to block the ‘Iranian nuclear deal,’ the Iranian parliament enthusiastically celebrated the ‘deal’ that was struck between the U.S., Iran, and five other nations.  Meanwhile, following the terrorist bombing that struck a ‘peace rally’ in Ankara, Turkey, this past Saturday, Turkish security forces detain ‘numerous suspects’ in the crime; so says Turkey’s deputy prime minister.
  54. 2016 Wednesday: Another woman- Jessica Leeds- leaps atop candidate Donald J. Trump, nominee for the presidency on the GOP ticket, accusing him of ‘his hands being all over me.’  She joins a female journalist, two former Miss USA beauty pageant contestants and two other women in making spurious allegations.  Meanwhile, a reporter from People Magazine said that Trump assaulted her at Mar-a-Lago.  NOTHING came from any of these outlandish accusations. 
  55. 2017 Thursday:  The World Health Organization reports an outbreak of the plague in Madagascar that has claimed the lives of 57 from a caseload of 687 infected.  Elsewhere, in California, thanks to crappy forest management, the death toll from California’s ongoing wildfires increases to 31 dead, numerous others injured, others missing, and loads of properties destroyed.  Meanwhile, the Trump administration moves to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
  56. 2018 Friday: An airstrike carried out by the U.S. military kills at least 60 al-Shabab jihadists and wounds numerous others.  Excellent work- keep killing these SOBS!   Meanwhile, the Trump administration considers new ways of separating illegal alien families at the border as the nation is under assault by caravans set in motion by hirelings of George Soros (or so we allege) that continue trying to storm our southern border.  We hope you can do it, Mr. President.
  57. 2019 Saturday:  California becomes the first state in the Union to ban the sale of new fur products.  Difficult to find leather goods, too; cattle are slaughtered for beef so where are the skins going?  To the flipping Chi-Coms?  That must stop.  Elsewhere, the Philippine national police chief announces his resignation after being tied to narcotrafficking.
  58. 2020 Monday: President Donald J. Trump says that ‘more breath-taking documents’ are yet to come in the failed Trump-Russian Collusion scam, one the Democrats foisted atop the American people for far too long.  We hope people will indeed be going to prison like fired FBI Director James “The Saint” Comey.  Speaking of the former FBI chief, “Pro-China Joe” Biden says that he will select Comey to be his attorney-general should he win on November 3.  What will Hillary say about that?  Speaking of elections next month, the top U.S. military general says that the ‘U.S. military will play NO role in determining the outcome of next month’s presidential election.’
  59. 2020 Monday A: Today, hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett commence in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Senate minority leader and overall loser Chuck Schumer, D-NY, says he will prevent Democrats from attending when the time comes to vote her onto the floor of the Senate for the full confirmation vote by denying the GOP a quorum.  Uh, okay, senator. Meanwhile, Senator Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, in his opening remarks at the hearing explains to America’s young people the difference between ‘politics’ and ‘civics.’  He explains the difference between originalism, aka textualism v. judicial activism, as well as how court-packing would forever change not just the court but the U.S. Senate.   Senator Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, says in his remarks that the future of religion is at stake here in the United States and that there are 65 million Catholics and millions more Christians in our country that the liberals want to strip away their First Amendment rights to practice their religion as they see fit.   Elsewhere, a recent poll conducted by John Zogby says that 62-percent of Americans do not believe there should be a ‘religious test’ of candidates for the nation’s courts.
  60. 2020 Monday B: The American Bar Association says that Judge Amy Coney Barrett is overly qualified to sit on the nation’s high court.  Various Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee scream and sob that ‘Judge Barrett is going to gut Obamacare and its preexisting conditions coverage (even though every Republican says they will protect this coverage) and that she will also overturn Roe v. Wade.’  Dingbats like Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, demand that ‘Judge Barrett recuse herself from any cases involving President Donald J. Trump.’   Regarding Roe v. Wade, Victoria Toensing, former chief counsel for the Senate Intelligence Committee says that ‘Roe should never have come to the court, that it gained legitimacy as an ‘implied right’ under the First Amendment, the implied right to privacy.’  Like many, she believes it should return to state jurisdictions and not federal controls. 
  61. 2020 Monday C: The White House pushes for a limited stimulus bill as the larger bill once again collapses thanks to the intransigence of the Democrats in the House.  Meanwhile, in the Senate race in South Carolina to topple Lindsey Graham, GOP, his Democratic challenger raises $57 million.   Donald Trump Jr. says that the “Democratic Party is a Trojan Horse for socialism.”   Speaking of socialism, mobs continue wreaking havoc across Portland, Oregon, tearing down statues of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.  President Trump tweets that the ‘animals should be jailed.’  We hope this occurs after Trump wins re-election and the GOP wins BIG on November 3.
  62. 2020 Monday D: The dimwitted governor of New York state- Andrew “The Murderer” Cuomo says he has ‘no interest in going to Washington, D.C., and serving in a Biden administration Cabinet post.  That’s good, governor, because YOU need to stand trial for all the senior citizens, sick and disabled YOU murdered.  What is it with left-wing scum such as you who think nothing of the lives of your citizens by sending Chi-Vi-infected persons into rest homes and retirement homes?  You sir, will burn in HELL. 
  63. 2020 Monday E: Two NFL games were scheduled today but (14) Denver Broncos (1-3) @ New England Patriots (2-1) is postponed due to COVID-19.  The second game, (15) Los Angeles Chargers, 27 (1-4) @ New Orleans Saints, 30 (3-2) is the final score in OT.  Speaking of sports, someone said the Los Angeles Lakers ‘won’ the Finals yesterday?  Who cares.  We hope the NBA relocates to communist China where they belong.  F**k them!
  64. 2020 Monday F: Speaking of the Beijing Bug, here are the numbers for the CHI-VI, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 39,594,267 confirmed cases, +326,346, 1,077,836, confirmed deaths, +4,056, and 26,116,750 confirmed recoveries, +192,996.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic: 7,877,192 confirmed cases, up 27,880 from yesterday’s reporting, 218,292 confirmed deaths, UP 187, and 5,028,717 confirmed recoveries, UP 4,410.  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: 858,648 confirmed cases, 16,591 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 13,633 confirmed cases, 169 confirmed deaths, and 10,750 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 97,731 confirmed cases, 2,290 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Louisiana- currently, they have 174,647 confirmed cases, 5,669 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor John Bel Edwards for not reporting recoveries; that ain’t right.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife have moved there: 293,553 confirmed cases, 2,016 confirmed deaths, and 238,643 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at another nation: Bangladesh: they have 379,738 confirmed cases of the CHI-VI, 5,555 confirmed deaths and 294,391 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2020 Monday G: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 28,837.52, UP 250.62 points (+0.88%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,876.26, UP 296.31 points (+2.56%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,534.22, UP 57.09 points (+1.64%).  Price of GOLD: $1,928.70 per troy oz., -0.20 (-0.01%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $25.26 per troy oz., -0.016 (-0.06%).  Price of PLATINUM: $882.00 per troy oz., +5.70 (+0.56%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,405.00 per troy oz., -4.00 (-0.17%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.06 per #, 0.00 (0.00%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $39.54, +0.11 (+0.28%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.75 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.85 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.80 Afghan afghani.
  66. 2020 Monday I: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley breaks with the commander-in-chief President Donald J. Trump by saying HE will decide on the number of troops to leave in Afghanistan.  This is shocking and demonstrates that Gen. Milley cares more about politics and the Democrats’ goal of keeping never-ending wars continuing into infinity.  The time is coming when following the November Elections and a Trump and GOP victory for the president to sack Milley, FBI Director Chris Wray, and CIA Director Gina Haspel.  These three people are working against the president and the American people.  It must end NOW.
  67. 2020 Monday J:  Thanks for joining us today; you know more is to come and as we approach Election Day- perhaps one of the worst in the history of the nation due to the scurrilous activities of the Chi-Coms and their patsies in the Democratic Party- because you know more is coming so stay tuned.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0249 a 24” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evergreen Gorge.”  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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On October 09, 2001, the Move released their next greatest hits package across the globe: “Complete Singles Collection and More.”  Much more popular in the UK than they ever were in the United States, the album contained 22 essential tracks from throughout the group’s rather short career.  We hope you will check this one out and consider adding it to your collection because despite whatever you might have heard, this band was among the major acts upon which, future bands would lay their foundation.  Please seek it out and enjoy- you will be glad you did.

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[ii] California, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Oregon.

[iii] When we promoted the music of Procol Harum and of Robin Trower, we wish we had the foresight to have also promoted the music of Stone the Crows, the famed band from which, vocalist and bassist James Dewar came from. 

[iv] See previous.

[v] We began promoting the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Jimi Hendrix on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Please check the albums out, you will enjoy them.

[vi] We promoted the music of Blue Cheer- one of the wildest acid rock bands of all time, beginning on Sunday, 25-November-2012 through Wednesday, 12-December-2012.  We hope you seek this famed band out and add them to your collection; you will be glad you did.

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