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.
May 3– Hanon Reznikov
Living Theatre playwright, actor, anarchist activist.
MAY 3, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
* St. Helena, daughter of old King Cole and mother of Constantine, finds the True Cross in the year 326 in Mexico.
*Masons take off work, mount a cross on flowers and streamers of the wall, and set off firecrackers.
*Belgium: Procession of the Holy Blood, followed by fun.
ALSO ON MAY 3 IN HISTORY…
1919 — Radical songster Pete Seeger born, Patterson, New York.
1932 — Anomalous events man Charles Fort dies, The Bronx, New York City.
1936 — Hardest working man in show business James Brown born.
1963 — Martin Luther King, Jr. gives “I Have a Dream” speech, Washington, D.C.
2006 — Radical Dutch COBRA painter Karel Appel dies, Zurich, Switzerland.
2008 — Living Theatre playwright, anarchist Hanon Reznikov dies, New York City.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective
May 3, 2009
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