(1495) A batch of whisky is made for Scotland’s King James IVIn the earliest known written mention of the spirit, Brother John Cor, a monk at a Scottish abbey, notes in his exchequer rolls that ‘aqua vitae VIII bolls of malt’ are to be made by order of the King. Lindores Abbey will later be considered the birthplace of Scotch whisky.Lindores Abbey was a Tironensian abbey on the outskirts of Newburgh in Fife, Scotland. Now a much reduced and overgrown ruin, it lies on the southern banks of the River Tay, about 1-mile north of the village of Lindores.
Address: Abbey Road, Newburgh KY14 6HH Burials: James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas
wiki/Lindores_Abbey(1868) Treaty of Bosque Redondo repatriates Navajos with homelandsThe Long Walk of the Navajo, a two-year US government relocation of the Navajo people from Arizona to New Mexico in 53 different forced 300-mile marches, ends with a treaty allowing Navajos to return to their original homelands after the catastrophic failure of the New Mexico reservation.The Long Walk of the Navajo, also called the Long Walk to Bosque Redondo, refers to the 1864 deportation of the Navajo people by the government of the United States of America. Navajos were forced to walk from their land in what is now Arizona to eastern New Mexico. Some 53 different forced marches occurred between August 1864 and the end of 1866. Some anthropologists claim that the “collective trauma of the Long Walk…is critical to contemporary Navajos’ sense of identity as a people”. wiki/Long_Walk_of_the_Navajo(1921) Tulsa’s prosperous African-American community destroyedKnown as the ‘Black Wall Street,’ and the nation’s wealthiest African-American neighborhood, the Greenwood district of Tulsa, OK, is attacked by gangs of marauding whites. When the Tulsa race riot ends, 35 city blocks have been burned, 800 are injured, upwards of 300 are dead, and 10,000 left homeless.The Tulsa race riot, or Tulsa race riot of 1921, occurred between May 31–June 1, 1921, when a white mob started attacking residents and businesses of the African-American community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in what is considered one of the worst incidents of racial violence in the history of the United States. The attack, carried out on the ground and by air, destroyed more than 35 blocks of the district, at the time the wealthiest black community in the nation. More than 800 people were admitted to hospitals and more than 6,000 black residents were arrested and detained, many for several days. The Oklahoma Bureau of Vital Statistics officially recorded 39 dead, but the American Red Cross estimated 300, a number supported by historians since then.
Start date: May 31, 1921 End date: Jun 01, 1921
wiki/Tulsa_race_riot(1967) The Beatles usher in the era of the rock album The Beatles’ eighth studio LP sees the band reinvent itself, and in the process, the entire landscape of modern popular music. ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band will be a smash hit and a revelation for critics, and decades later, many will still call it a work of art that qualifies as the best rock album in history.Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is the eighth studio album by English rock band the Beatles. Released on 26 May 1967 in the United Kingdom and 2 June 1967 in the United States, it was an immediate commercial and critical success, spending 27 weeks at the top of the UK albums chart and 15 weeks at number one in the US. On release, the album was lauded by the vast majority of critics for its innovations in music production, songwriting and graphic design, for bridging a cultural divide between popular music and legitimate art, and for providing a musical representation of its generation and the contemporary counterculture. It won four Grammy Awards in 1968, including Album of the Year, the first rock LP to receive this honour.
Release year: 1967 Genre: Rock music Label: Capitol Records Artist: The Beatles Awards: Grammy Award for Album of the Year · Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album · Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical · Grammy Hall of Fame · Grammy Award for Best Contemporary (R&R) Performance · Grammy Award for Best Album Cover, Graphic Arts · Brit Award for MasterCard British Album of the Year