MARCH 26 — B. TRAVEN
Anarcho-adventure writer, revolutionary, true identity unknown, possibly Ret Marut of Munich Soviet fame.
ALSO ON THIS DAY:
1827 — German classical composer Ludwig von Beethoven dies, Vienna, Austria.
1892 — Great American poet Walt Whitman dies, age 72, Camden, New Jersey.
1911 — Playwright Tennessee Williams born, Columbus, Mississippi.
1930 — Beat bad-boy poet Gregory Corso born, New York City.
1953 — Dr. Jonas Salk announces polio vaccine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1969 — German born revolutionist, writer “B. Traven” dies, Chiapas, Mexico.
1969 — John and Yoko Ono Lennon start seven day bed-in against war.
All info courtesy The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective