AUGUST 25, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Lake Champlain, New York: FEAST OF THE GREEN CORN, a pageant
presented by the Society for the Preservation of Indian Lore,
performed by actors from the six Iroquois nations.
ALSO ON AUGUST 25 IN HISTORY
1893 — “Colored Peoples’ Day” at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
1899 — Metaphysical writer Jorge-Luis Borges born, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1900 — “Mad” German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche dies, Weimar, Germany.
1932 — Radical French publisher Gerard Lebovici born, Neuilly, France.
1968 — Lincoln Park, Chicago scene of riot during Democratic Party convention