ALSO ON JUNE 13 IN HISTORY…
1865 — Irish poet William Butler Yeats born, Dublin, Ireland.
1889 — Italian left communist leader Amadeo Bordiga born, Resina, Italy.
1963 — Civil rights activist, martyr Medgar Evers dies, Jackson, Mississippi.
1979 — Sioux awarded $17.5 million for land taken in 1877.
1980 — Guyanese historian, activist Walter Rodney assassinated, Georgetown.
1986 — American Big Band leader Benny Goodman dies.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective