Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – John Brown


May 9– JOHN BROWN
Radical abolitionist. “His truth goes marchin’ on.”

MAY 9, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*France: Joan of Arc Processions.

ALSO ON MAY 9 IN HISTORY…
1800 — Slavery abolitionist John Brown born, Torrington, Connecticut.
1860 — “Peter Pan” creator Sir James Barrie born, Scotland.
1904 — Communications theorist Gregory Bateson born, Grantchester, Britain.
1961 — FCC chairman Newton Minow calls TV “vast wasteland.”
1974 — Impeachment hearings against Richard “Tricky Dick” Nixon begin.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective

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