Oct. 8 Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – Jacques Derrida


OCTOBER 8 — JACQUES DERRIDA
French Deconstruction theorist, human-rights activist.

ALSO ON OCTOBER 8 IN HISTORY…
1820 — Haitian despot Henri Christophe, former slave, shoots himself.
1871 — Mrs. O’Leary’s cow kicks over a lantern, igniting the great Chicago Fire.
1933 — “Sanctuary” movement founder James Corbett born, Casper, Wyoming.
1967 — Revolutionist Ernesto “Che” Guevara dies, Bolivian highlands.
1969 — Haymarket police statue bombed again, Chicago, Illinois.
2004 — Philosopher, deconstruction-theorist Jacques Derrida dies, Paris, France.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective

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