NOVEMBER 15 — MARGARET MEAD
American feminist, anthropologist, rebel educator.
“Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.”
NOVEMBER 15 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS…
Austria: ST. LEOPOLD’S DAY marks the beginning of new wine season
with drinking and festivities. FESTIVAL OF TOTAL SUBMISSION.
ALSO ON NOVEMBER 15 IN HISTORY…
1864 — Sherman burns Atlanta in U.S. Civil War.
1887 — American painter Georgia O’Keeffe born, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
1887 — American poet Marianne Moore born, Kirkwood, Missouri.
1917 — Bolsheviks take Moscow, Russian Revolution succeeds.
1934 — New York Schoolish poet Ted Berrigan born, Providence, Rhode Island.
1969 — 250,000 march on Washington to protest war in Vietnam while U.S.
President “Tricky” Dick Nixon watches football on television.
1978 — Anthropologist and feminist rebel Margaret Mead dies, New York City
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective.