June 2 — IDA METT
Anarchist chronicler of the Kronstadt Rebellion.
Read The Kronstadt Commune
June 2, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Mons, Belgium: Festival of the Golden Chariot.
*Festival of Utter Confusion.
ALSO ON JUNE 2 IN HISTORY…
1740 — Writer, sex deviate Marquis de Sade born, Paris, France.
1899 — Butch Cassidy’s gang robs Union Pacific train in Wyoming.
1924 — Natives in heartland of North America are granted “citizenship”
by the state that largely exterminated them.
1987 — Celebrated Spanish guitarist Andrés Segovia dies.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective