Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – Alfred Jarry

Alfred Jarrry
SEPTEMBER 8 — ALFRED JARRY
Inventor of ʼpataphysics, precursor of Dada & surrealism.
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SEPTEMBER 8, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY. GRANDPARENTS DAY.
Marquesas, Polynesia: FEAST OF PAPA-IEA, God of Kava Drinking.

ALSO ON SEPTEMBER 8 IN HISTORY…
1784 — Shaker leader Mother Ann Lee dies, Watervliet, New York.
1873 — Pataphysician, proto-surrealist Alfred Jarry born, Laval, France.
1949 — Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco dies, Mexico City, Mexico.
1974 — U.S. President Gerald Ford pardons Richard Nixon.
1974 — Evel Knievel jumps Snake River Canyon on a rocket motorcycle.
1977 — Blacklisted film comedian Zero Mostel dies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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