Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 23, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1455 – Traditionally the date of publication of the Gutenberg Bible, the first Western book printed with movable type. Before that, fiction was just stamps and seals. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for February 23. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio. On Camel…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 22, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1862 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis was officially inaugurated for six years as the President of the (Traitorous) Confederate States of America in Richmond, Virginia. He was previously inaugurated as a provisional president on February 18, 1861. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for February 22. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 21, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1948 – NASCAR was incorporated. Constantly turning left never sounded quite so loud. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for February 21. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio. On Camel City Radio, it's hump day every day!

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 20, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1933 – The U.S. Congress approved the Blaine Act to repeal federal Prohibition in the United States, sending the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution to state ratifying conventions for approval. I'll definitely drink to that!! Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for February 20. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 19, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1847 – The first group of rescuers reached the Donner Party. Oddly enough, no one was that hungry... too soon? Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for February 19. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio. On Camel City Radio, it's hump day every day!

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 18, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1878 – John Tunstall was murdered by outlaw Jesse Evans, sparking the Lincoln County War in Lincoln County, New Mexico. This is significant because of the participation of William H. Bonney or "Billy the Kid." If you saw Young Guns, then Terence Stamp's character was John Tunstall. Lawrence Murphy's (played by Jack Palance) hired guns included several gangs, most likely Jesse…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 17, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1801 – United States presidential election: A tie in the Electoral College between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr was resolved when Jefferson was elected President of the United States and Burr Vice President by the United States House of Representatives. Part of me wishes that was still the way it went, and the other part is that there is so…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 16, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1959 – Fidel Castro became Premier of Cuba after dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown on January 1. There is a long row to hoe after that for Cubans everywhere, especially those IN Cuba. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for February 16. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 15, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1965 – A new red-and-white maple leaf design was adopted as the flag of Canada, replacing the old Canadian Red Ensign banner. I wasn't born until 1970, so I was "today years old" when I found out how "new" the Canadian flag is. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for February 15. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily February 14, 2024

Non-musical history for today: It is observed worldwide to be Valentine's Day or Saint Valentine's Day. It originated as a Christian feast day honoring a martyr named Valentine, and through later folk traditions, it has also become a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and love in many regions of the world. Stephanie and I do NOT celebrate Valentine's Day. It is,…

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