NOVEMBER 22 — MIGUEL COVARRUBIAS
Mexican painter, author, bon vivant, adventurer.
NOVEMBER 22, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
ST. CECILIA’S DAY: as patroness of musicians her day is observed with a
variety of music festivals. START YOUR OWN COUNTRY DAY.
Climax, Georgia: SWINETIME. “This homecoming for past residents pro-
motes swine and raises funds for the Climax Community Club.”
ALSO ON NOVEMBER 22 IN HISTORY…
1718 — Pirate Blackbeard (Edward Teach) killed with 25 bullets.
1819 — British novelist George Eliot born, Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire.
1904 — Mexican painter, author Miguel Covarrubias born, Mexico City, Mexico.
1916 — Socialist novelist Jack London dies by his own hand, Glen Ellen, California.
1930 — Nation of Islam founded by Prophet Elijah Mohammed.
1963 — British Christian mystic, novelist C. S. Lewis dies, Oxford, England.
1963 — British novelist, psychedelic pioneer Aldous Huxley dies, Hollywood.
1963 — U.S. Prez John Kennedy assassinated in right-wing coup, Dallas, Texas.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective.