August 9 – Charles Fort
Investigator of the paranormal. Poet of the damned.
August 9, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
China: FEAST OF THE MILKY WAY.
Gloucestershire, England: CRANHAM FEAST. Parade, feasting, bowling for pigs, coconut shying, dancing.
ALSO ON AUGUST 9 IN HISTORY…
1483 — Sistine Chapel first opens to public, St. Peter’s, Rome, Italy.
1874 — American paranormal chronicler Charles Fort born, Albany, New York.