July 20– Nam June Paik
Korean Neo-Dadaist video artist, Fluxus member.
JULY 20, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Binding of the Wreaths.
ALSO ON JULY 20 IN HISTORY…
1925 — Psychiatrist, revolutionist Frantz Fanon born, Port-de-France, Martinique.
1929 — Moorish Orthodox leader Noble Drew Ali dies, Chicago, Illinois.
1932 — Korean neo-Dadaist video artist Nam June Paik born, Seoul, Korea.
1939 — Prominent Spanish anarchist Francisco Ascaso Abadia dies, Ataranzas.
1969 — American Neil Armstrong becomes first man on the moon.
1975 — Viking I, first spacecraft from Earth, lands on Mars.
2004— Jewish anarcho-pacifist Toma Sik dies on Hungarian commune.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective