June 10 — GUSTAVE COURBET
Anarchist painter, Proudhonist, Parisian Communard.
The Meeting or Good Day, Monsieur Courbet
JUNE 10, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Festival of the Forgotten.
ALSO ON JUNE 10 IN HISTORY…
1682 — First tornado witnessed by whites in New World hits New Haven, Connecticut.
1809 — French painter and communard Gustave Courbet born, Ornans, Doubs.
1898 — U.S. Marines begin invasion of Cuba in Spanish-American War.
1927 — Libertarian great Victoria Woodhull dies, Worcestershire, England.
1935 — Alcoholics Anonymous twelve-step cult founded.
1940 — African liberationist Marcus Mosiah Garvey dies, London, England.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective