April 9 — CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
“Be drunk always, on wine, virtue, poetry, whatever! But drunk!”
APRIL 9, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Name Yourself Day.
*All is ours Day
ALSO ON APRIL 9 IN HISTORY…
1553 — Writer François Rabelais dies, Paris, France.
1821 — Decadent poet Charles Baudelaire born, Paris, France
1839 — Eadweard Muybridge born, Kingston upon Thames, England
1866 — Congress grants all born in U.S. Citizenship… except Native Indians.
1898 — Renaissance man, radical, Paul Robeson born, Princeton, New Jersey.
1932 — Realist editor Paul Krassner born, Brooklyn, New York.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective