DECEMBER 25 — JESUS OF NAZARETH
Persecuted leader of an underground liberation movement, jubilator, social radical, martyr, son of God.
ALSO ON DECEMBER 25 IN HISTORY…
1621 — Massachusetts halts all sinful game-playing, confiscates children’s toys.
1899 — Film tough-guy Humphrey Bogart born, New York City.
1924 — “Twilight Zone” creator Rod Serling born, Binghamton, New York.
1977 —Comedic film great Charlie Chaplin dies, Vaud, Vevey, Switzerland.
1989 — Romanian leader Nicolae Ceausescu executed.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective. The 2010 Autonomedia Calender is now available on the Autonomedia site.