June 24– Albert Parsons
Radical American editor, printer, Haymarket martyr.
*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