DECEMBER 7 — ANTONIO MACEO
“The Bronze Titan.” Cuban revolutionist, anti-imperialist.
DECEMBER 7, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
FESTIVAL OF PRIMORDIAL BEINGS.
ALSO ON DECEMBER 7 IN HISTORY…
1872 — “Ludentologist” Johan Huizinga born, Groningen, Holland.
1896 — Cuban revolutionist, military hero Antonio Maceo dies, San Pedro, Cuba.
1902 — American political cartoonist Thomas Nast dies, Guayaquil, Ecuador.
1928 — Anarchist, linguist, social critic Noam Chomsky born, Philadelphia, PA.
1931— White House turns away hundreds of unemployed laborers.
1941 — Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, prompting U.S. entry into WW II.
1970 — Surrealist machine-maker Rube Goldberg dies, New York City.
1985 — British novelist, essayist Robert Graves dies.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective.