July 14– BUENAVENTURA DURRUTI
Anarcho-communist militant, Spanish Civil War martyr.
JULY 14, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Bastille Day: Tremendous festivity throughout France. Paris dances all night along the Seine and in the streets.
ALSO ON JULY 14 IN HISTORY…
1789 — Storming of the Bastille in Paris heralds French Revolution.
1811 — Luddites break machines at Sunnon-in-Ashuano.
1896 — Spanish anarchist leader Buenaventura Durruti born, Léon, Spain.
1912 — Woody Guthrie, peoples’ songwriter, born, Okemah, Oklahoma.
1995 — MP3 digital file format introduced.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective