Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — Albert Parsons

parsons
June 24– Albert Parsons
Radical American editor, printer, Haymarket martyr.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OQxncb2ihQ&feature=related

*Festival of Contagious Magic.

ALSO ON JUNE 24 IN HISTORY…
1647 — Margaret Brent urges women’s vote before Maryland Assembly.
1842 — Devil’s Dictionary author Ambrose Bierce born, Meigs County, Ohio.
1848 — Haymarket martyr Albert Parsons born, Montgomery, Alabama.
1869—“Mammy” Pleasant, abolitionist, named Voodoo Queen of San Francisco.
1947 — Kenneth Arnold sights flying saucers over Mt. Rainier, Washington State.

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

Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — Karl Marx


May 5 — KARL MARX
German communist theorist, capitalist critic, philosopher.

MAY 5, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Cinco de Mayo.
* Japan: Feast of Banners, fish kites fly.

ALSO ON MAY 5 IN HISTORY…
1818 — Great Communist theorist, philosopher Karl Marx born, Trier, Germany.
1862 — Battle of Puebla, Mexico.
1867 — Nellie Bly, famous for around-the-world race, born, Cochran’s Mills, PA.
1920 — Italian-American anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti arrested, Braintree, Mass.
1925 — John Scopes arrested for teaching evolutionary theory, Tennessee.
1926 — American jazz great Miles Davis born, Alton, Illinois

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