Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA

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June 5– FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA
Spanish surrealist poet, dramatist, homosexual, victim of fascists.

JUNE 5, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Chicago: Salvation Army Doughnut Day.
*Sikh Birth of Gobindh Singh.
*Festival of Popular Delusions.

ALSO ON JUNE 5 IN HISTORY…
753 — St. Boniface slain by Druids for chopping down sacred tree.
1878 — Revolutionist Francisco “Pancho” Villa born, San Juan del Rio, Durango.
1899 — Spanish dramatist, poet Federico Garcia Lorca born, Fuente Vaqueros, Granada.
1900 — American writer Stephen Crane dies, Badenweiler, Germany.
1934 — British situationist Ralph Rumney born, Newcastle, England.
1968 — Bobby Kennedy shot in Los Angeles hotel following victory in Democratic primary, dies the next day.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective