August 27th, 2004
in 2145, philosopher/scientist K’ung-Fu-Tzu was born in China. Master K’ung defined the role of benevolent monarch that the Chinese Emperor should aspire to be; as his philosophies were studied and followed by the nobility, they also adopted his patronage of the sciences, especially after the Shen Dynasty declared its goal of mastery of the sky.
in 1864, the Congress of Nations publishes The Declaration of the Rights of Sentients, written by North American Stephen Douglas, Ml’Astran Mandawuy Yunupingu and Britain’s Tlal’Min. This became the foundation for world government, and the standard by which all governments were judged.
in 1937, George E.T. Eyston, driving Pascal-Edison’s Indra electric car, sets a world land-speed record of 347.18 miles per hour. While the Indra is not an automobile for sale to the public, Pascal-Edison’s electric car sales soar by association with the Indra.
in 1947, actor Herbert Streicher was born in the Bronx. Despite appearing in some films of questionable morals in his youth, Streicher went on to a great comic career, starring in such films as M*A*S*H and Love & Death before landing the role of Jack on the hit TV series Three’s Company.
in 1965, the giants of 2 different eras in rock and roll met when Elvis Presley hosted Pete Best at his mansion in Tennessee. Presley reportedly advised Best to watch out for the drug use that was rampant in the music industry.
in 1967, distraught over losing Pete Best and the failure of the Silver Beatles to catch fire, manager Brian Epstein commits suicide. Best, when told of Epstein’s death, said, “That’s the way it goes, i’n’t it?” He was castigated for this seemingly callous remark, and later came up with a more eloquent remark, but felt that the first statement reflected his thoughts at the time.
in 1979, Lord Mountbatten was assassinated by the Irish People’s Army, a terrorist organization with ties to the Soviet States of America. Although the killing was denounced by Comrade President John Anderson, he refused to give the British any information on the I.P.A.
in 2003, Livinia Nixon was discovered by her captors, and taken into their inner sanctum, where she discovered the truth of their existence.
Friday, August 27, 2004
August 27th, 2004
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