#TodayInCAHistory: On June 10, 1846, a herd of 170 horses en route to Alta California's acting Governor Jose Castro were taken by a group of U.S. settlers. Due to settlers' fears that the horses would be used by Castro to drive foreigners out of the Mexican territory, the herd was taken to the camp where U.S. Captain John Fremont and his troops were resting at the junction of the Bear and Feather rivers. The event was the first strike in the insurgency that became the Bear Flag Revolt.
Jareth, the Goblin King (played by David Bowie) is a main character in the 1986 movie Labyrinth. Jareth is the film's main antagonist, and also appears in much of the tie-in material produced to compliment the film, including its novelization and its manga sequel.
He became engulfed in the leaves of the earth, fearing he may never get out of it's grasp, he just let go, let go of his resistance, and excepted defeat, suddenly she came to save him, and that my friends, is how a true hero excepts his death.
Flying Scotsman (train) - On 11 May 1926, the Flying Scotsman was derailed by strikers near Newcastle. The British Worker, alarmed at the fears of the General Council of the TUC that there was to be a mass drift back to work, claimed: "The number of strikers has not diminished; it is increasing. There are more workers out today than there have been at any moment since the strike began."
In American history, the First Red Scare of 1919–1920 was marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism. Concerns over the effects of radical political agitation in American society and alleged spread in the American labor movement fueled the paranoia that defined the period.
The first three Mantras are the words or phrases that endow one with the power of reflection, (i.e. produce one pointed concentration of the mind) and when chanted they eliminate all kinds of fear and provide all-round protection.