April 27 — August Wilson
Noted Black American playwright, social critic.
APRIL 27, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Festival of Art Sabotage
ALSO ON APRIL 27 IN HISTORY…
1521 — Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Megellan killed Phillipines.
1759 — Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin born, London England.
1882 — Philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson dies, Concord, Massachusetts.
1945 — Premier Black American playwright August Wilson born, Pittsburgh, PA.
1963 — Cuban leader Fidel Castro visits Moscow, Soviet Union.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective