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U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Everett, Bainbridge Colby, Charles Evans Hughes, and Dean Acheson; U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks; Soviet leader Konstantin U.
Chernenko; Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez; the J. Geil’s Band featuring John Geils:
- 1471 Tuesday: King Edward IV of England conquers London from King Henry VI.
- 1564 Saturday: England and France sign the Peace of Troyes.
- 1689 Monday: William III and Mary II undergo crowning as joint sovereigns of Britain.
- 1713 Tuesday: The Treaty of Utrecht undergoes signing, ending the War of Spanish Succession.
- 1775 Tuesday: The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.
- 1783 Friday: Upon receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on March 13, the U.S. Congress proclaims that hostilities formally cease in the American Revolutionary War.
- 1794 Friday: In Dorchester, Massachusetts, the future 20th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Everett is born.  He would serve under President Millard Fillmore from 11-06-1852 to 03-04-1853.
Over the course of his lifetime, he was a member of several political parties: National Republican, Whig, Constitutional Union, National Union.
- 1814 Monday: After Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated as the French emperor, the British and their allies then banished him to the island of Elba.
- 1848 Tuesday: Hungary becomes a constitutional monarchy under King Ferdinand of Austria.
- 1856 Friday: Costa Rica beats back William Walker’s invading Nicaraguan army.
- 1860 Wednesday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, future 48th U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Warren G. Harding from March 05, 1921 to October 13,1925.
- 1862 Friday: In Glens Falls, N.Y., future 44th U.S. secretary of state and 11th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice of the United States Charles Evans Hughes is born.  As secretary of state, Hughes- a Republican- served under President Warren G.
Harding from 03-05-1921 to 03-04-1925.  As for the U.S. Supreme Court, Hughes was the 62nd over all justice on the nation’s highest court.
President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill William Howard Taft’s seat and as the 11th chief justice of the court, he served from 02-24-1930 to 06-30-1941.
- 1864 Monday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Mobile, Alabama, takes place with the results that the Confederate troops abandon the city.
- 1865 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln spoke to a crowd outside the White House, saying, “We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart.”  (It was the last public address that President Lincoln would ever deliver).
- 1868 Saturday: Japan abolishes the Shogunate.
- 1876 Tuesday: General Sir Charles Gordon ends religious tolerance in the Sudan.  Elsewhere, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks underwent organization on this date.
- 1890 Friday: The federal government designates Ellis Island, New York, as an immigration station.
- 1893 Tuesday: In Middletown, CT, future 51st U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from 01-21-1949 to 01-20-1953.
- 1898 Monday: President William F. McKinley asks for a declaration of war against Spain.
- 1899 Tuesday: The Treaty of Paris ends the Spanish-American War with the result that Spain cedes Puerto Rico to the United States.
- 1906 Wednesday: Physicist Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity.
- 1912 Thursday: The RMS Titanic leaves Queenstown, Ireland, bound for New York.
- 1913 Friday: Postmaster General Albert S. Burleson, during a meeting of President Woodrow’s cabinet, proposed gradually segregating whites and blacks who worked for the Railway Mail Service, a policy that went into effect and spread to other agencies.
- 1921 Monday: Iowa became the first state to impose a cigarette tax, at 2 cents a package.  Meanwhile, the first live sports event on radio took place on KDKA Radio.  The event was a boxing match between Johnny Ray and Jonny Dundee.
- 1931 Saturday: Construction on the Empire State Building in New York City ended on this date, with the official opening set for May 1, 1931.
- 1941 Friday: The German Luftwaffe blitzes the city of Coventry, England.
- 1944 Tuesday: Russian Generals Fyodor Tolbukhin and Andrey Yeremenko are preparing to hammer the German and Rumanian troops going to ground around Sebastopol in the Ukraine.
They have a total of 470,000 seasoned battle troops, 560 tanks and self-propelled guns not to mention a vast air armada and artillery divisions at their command.
Hitler promises his troops that he will send them reinforcements but the Germans cannot train them fast enough to go into the meatgrinder on the Eastern Front.[i]
- 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, American soldiers liberated the notorious Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany.
- 1947 Friday: Jackie Robison became the first black player in major league history by playing in an exhibition game with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
- 1950 Tuesday: In Bemus Point, N.Y., the 43rd U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby died.  He began political life as a member of the GOP, then a Progressive, and finally a Democrat. He served under President Woodrow Wilson from 03-23-1920 to 03-04-1921.
- 1951 Wednesday: President Harry S. Truman relieved General Douglas McArthur of his commands in the Far East.
- 1954 Sunday: As the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues to rage, Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais reorganizes the remaining portion of the camp and outlying posts into five sectors, all commanded by a single officer who would report directly to him.
The French are beginning to regain their confidence as radio eavesdropping of their communist enemies show that morale is extremely low on their side.
Thousands of People’s Army soldiers have been killed or wounded and General Giap is having to scramble to get reinforcements of his own sent to what many in other parts of the country believe is little more than a burial ground.  Can the French sustain the fight?
Can the communists?  We shall see.[ii]
- 1956 Wednesday: France decides to send 200,000 reservists to the war in Algeria.
- 1961 Tuesday: Israel commences its prosecution of war criminal Adolf Eichmann for genocide.
- 1963 Thursday: the 261st Roman Catholic Pope John XXIII issued his final encyclical, “Pacem in Terris”— “Peace on Earth.”
- 1968 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the 1968 Civil Rights Act.
- 1970 Saturday: Apollo 13 with astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise and Jack Swigert, blasted off on its ill-fated mission to the moon.
- 1976 Sunday: Computer geeks create the Apple I computer on this date.
- 1979 Wednesday: As rebels and exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seize control of his ruined nation, the people depose Idi Amin as president of Uganda.
- 1980 Friday: The Equal Employment Commission regulates sexual harassment on the job.
- 1981 Saturday: Larry Holmes beats Trevor Berbick in 15 rounds to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  With the win, Holmes record improved to 37-0 while Berbick’s record dropped to 18—2-1.
Meanwhile, President Ronald Reagan returned to the White House from the hospital, 12 days after he was wounded in an assassination attempt.
- 1984 Wednesday: General-Secretary Konstantin U. Chernenko becomes president of the Soviet Union on this date.  Meanwhile, Chinese troops invade Vietnam because Vietnam won’t comply with the Chi-Com demands.
- 1991 Thursday: The UN Security Council issues a ceasefire in the case of Desert Storm and the invasion of Iraq.
- 1996 Thursday: The Detroit Red Wings become the second NHL team to win 60 games in a season.
- 1998 Saturday: The executive committee of the Ulster Union Party voted 55-23 to support the Northern Ireland peace accord and its leader, David Trimble, who had outmaneuvered rebels in his ranks.
- 2001 Wednesday: The crew of the damaged U.S. spy plane forced to land in Hainan Island off the coast of mainland China is released.
However, their plane is kept for another couple of weeks so the Chi-Coms can go over every inch of the plane before sending it back to President George W. Bush in pieces.
- 2002 Thursday: An attempted coup d’ teat takes place in Venezuela against thug president Hugo Chavez. More than half-a-million angry, pissed off Venezuelans marching through the streets.  You people should have overthrown this thug when you had the opportunity.
- 2003 Friday: U.S. troops begin rolling into Mosul, Iraq, on this date encountering minimal resistance.  Once the ‘shock and awe’ of U.S.
hammer blows on Iraqi forces became overwhelming, many units began moving into the Round 2 strategy of melting into the population and initiating a guerilla war against the Coalition forces.  This would go on for several years.  Violent, bloody, and damned depressing.
- 2004 Sunday: It’s Easter Sunday and President George W. Bush is visiting U.S. troops at a base in Iraq, one that’s been hit hard by fighting and attacks.  The president acknowledges it’s been a harrowing week and professes NO idea as to when things might improve.
We probably should not have invaded the country, President Bush, it was a BIG FLIPPING mistake.  Still, we broke it, it’s ours.
- 2005 Monday: Hezbollah sends several drones into Israeli airspace, claiming to be conducting reconnaissance over the world’s only Jewish state in response to some border problems between Lebanon and Israel.
The Israeli Air Force takes to the skies and conducts numerous low-level air penetrations all across southern Lebanon.  The Hezbollah rats scurry back into their sewers.
- 2006 Tuesday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium.
Elsewhere, terror befalls tens of thousands of revelers celebrating the birth of the Prophet Muhammad as a suicide bomber sets off a device that blows 47 to meet the Prophet sooner than they planned and injures another 85-90 people.  What the hell is wrong with these people?
- 2007 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate is considering a bill with which to allow more scientific research on stem cells.  However, President George W. Bush threatens a veto as he should.  Meanwhile, the chair of the U.S.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee (and presidential candidate) Joseph R. Biden says he backs the idea of using force in Darfur.  What is it about these Deep Staters who want to involve the United States in wars across the planet?  Enough is enough.
We are tied down in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- 2008 Friday: Somali pirates operating in the Gulf of Aden (goes on year after year) release 30 hostages captured aboard a French luxury yacht plying the area.
Folks, who the f**k wants to take a scenic trip through ‘pirate alley?’ (We heard once that the Saudis were considering filling a yacht with people who wanted to light the pirates up just for sport.  Now that is a boat upon which, we would love to sail!).
- 2009 Saturday: In the Gulf of Aden, the French navy does battle with Somali pirates who captured a yacht.  The sailors kill several of the thugs, rout the rest, and recover at least four hostages.
We believe it’s time for world powers to join forces and wipe out this scourge of scumbags.  This is the 21st century, folks.
- 2010 Sunday: Tehran announces that the Iranians will participate in the upcoming Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty talks in New York.  Of course, they are going to say and do anything necessary for them to continue keeping their nuclear weapons program a clandestine one.
Elsewhere, Poles around the world are commencing a week of mourning their leader, President Lech Kaczynski, who died along with several others in a mysterious plane crash outside Smolensk, Russia.
- 2011 Monday: In France, a law banning the wearing of the burqa and the hijab goes into effect on this day—screw the Muslims!
In Egypt in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, protesters demanding ousted President Hosni Mubarak face charges for all kinds of crimes and who were lit up the day before are back demanding all sorts of reforms be instituted to make the country more ‘Islamic.’
- 2012 Wednesday:  The North Korean Workers Party names Kin Jong Un First Secretary, with his father, Kim Jong IL as the party's “eternal” General Secretary.  Elsewhere, rescuers reach nine trapped miners in a collapses copper mine in the southern part of Peru.
- 2013 Thursday: Malawi President Joyce Banda accuses singer Madonna of 'bullying state officials' after exaggerating the contributions of her charity and complaining about her treatment during a recent visit to the country.
Elsewhere, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s offer of amnesty for Boko Haram thugs- if they’d straighten up and stop murdering and abducting people- is rejected by the terrorist group.
- 2014 Friday: Budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell is nominated to replace Kathleen Sibelius as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Meanwhile, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Cat Stevens[iii], Nirvana[iv], KISS[v], Hall & Oates[vi], Linda Ronstadt[vii], and Peter Gabriel[viii] on this date.
Meanwhile, as Muslims and Christians kill one another in the Central African Republic, the United Nations agrees to send 12,000 blue helmets to keep the two groups from continuing the bloodshed.
- 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, U.S.
President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro meet at the Summit of the Americas in Panama for talks aimed at thawing relations; the historic meeting marks the first interaction in decades between top leaders of the two nations.
President Obama loves communists and he loves jihadists, especially Shiite ones.
- 2016 Monday: In war-torn Yemen, a U.N.-backed ceasefire goes into effect between Saudi Arabia and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.
Elsewhere, Goldman Sachs, seen as one of the big causes of the 2008 financial crisis that conveniently helped Barack Hussein Obama win the White House reached a settlement with the federal government for having sold ‘derivatives,’ packages of mortgages that contained numerous…
…dogs which when everything went to hell took the entire economy down with it.  Anyhow, Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle all claims.
- 2017 Tuesday: Famed rock-and-roll guitarist and co-leader of the J. Geils’ Band[ix], John Geils, died from natural causes on this date in Groton, Massachusetts, at age 71.  Elsewhere, as U.S.
Navy assets approach the two Koreas, Kim Jong Un goes to the microphone banks to address his people (as well as the world) and threatens WAR with the United States if they don’t pull their forces back.  Elsewhere, a U.S.
airstrike goes awry in Syria as American jets seeking to light up a bunch of ISIS scumbags instead kills 18 allied Syrian Democratic Forces troops.
- 2018 Wednesday: The Palestinians are upset that Israeli troops and a sniper who took out a Hamas thug got off without being in trouble.
Thus, they set off a bomb near some Israeli construction equipment which then leads the Israeli Defense Forces to light up some Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip.  What the hell is wrong with these people?
Meanwhile, other trouble-makers in the region- the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels- launch some rockets into Saudi Arabia one of which shows up in the skies over Riyadh but is taken down by Saudi air force jets.
- 2019 Thursday: Today, things ended for Julian Assange as British police forcibly removed him from the Ecuadoran embassy in London.   The United States wants him extradited so he can stand charges for his role in Wikileaks releasing loads of secret Iraq war documents.
Elsewhere, the son of a local sheriff in the great state of Louisiana undergoes arrest for having committed several acts of arson against historically black churches in the state.
Holden Matthews would eventually receive a sentence of 25 years in a federal prison with hate crimes attached.  POS.
- 2020 Saturday: The day before Easter Sunday, Christian churches around the United States are under statewide and local orders NOT to perform services thanks to the despicable virus engineered in communist China and dispatched around the world.
Around the world, there are 1,684,833 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis with 102,136 confirmed deaths and 375,499 confirmed recoveries.
In the United States, Americans continue suffering thanks to our ‘friends’ in the People’s Republic of China what with 530,463 confirmed cases, 20,499 confirmed deaths, and 31,340 confirmed recoveries.
In order to fight this malignant plague, the Democratic Party wants to coopt the nation’s election systems and have everyone vote by mail.  What?
- 2021 Sunday: Folks, we have no clue what the Chi-Coms and their agents within the Biden White House are up to today so please, stick around and discover the truth along with us…

This artwork is #0431 a 20” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Twilight and Smoke Trees.”  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 , 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!
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Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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UFO came roaring back with an extremely creative album on February 27, 2012, the acclaimed “Seven Deadly.”  Joining vocalist Phill Mogg are longtime UFO veterans Andy Parker (drums), Paul Raymond (keyboards, vocals, and perhaps one of the hardest working musicians in all of…
…rock), Vinnie Moore (guitars), and Peter Lehmann (bass).  Folks, all we can say is that many bands don’t age well but these guys- Christ, they have been around far longer than lots of other bands.
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