SEPTEMBER 12 — JACKSON MAC LOW
American Fluxus poet, Buddhist, political activist.
SEPTEMBER 12, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Ethiopia: NATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY DAY. Greece: VIRGINS’ FAIR.
Tainos, West Indies: FEAST OF ATABEI, the Goddess Mother.
ALSO ON SEPTEMBER 12 IN HISTORY…
1838 — Benevolent last Hawaiian monarch, Lili’uokalani, born.
1880 — Misanthrope, writer H. L. Mencken born, Baltimore, Maryland.
1891 — Independiente Pedro Albizu Campos born, Poncé, Puerto Rico.
1922 — American Fluxus poet, Buddhist, activist Jackson Mac Low born, Chicago.
1924 — Liberation leader Amilcar Cabral born, Bafata, Portuguese Guinea.
1959 — Luna II, first spacecraft to land on the moon, crashes there.
1977 —Journalist Steve Biko killed, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.
2003 — “Man in Black” country singer Johnny Cash dies, Nashville, Tennessee.