SEPTEMBER 13 — WILLIAM PHILLIPS
Anti-Stalinist writer, editor, co-founder Partisan Review.
SEPTEMBER 13, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
GRANDPARENTS’ DAY. Andalusia, Spain: VINTAGE FEAST. Parades, bull-
fights, horse races, drinking and dancing until dawn.
ALSO ON SEPTEMBER 13 IN HISTORY…
1872 — Christian socialist philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach dies, Rechenberg.
1922 — World’s hottest temperature recorded (136.4°F), Al-Aziziyah, Libya.
1971 — New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller orders attack on Attica Prison,
resulting in 28 prisoners killed, along with 9 hostages.
2002 — Partisan Review co-founder William Phillips dies, New York City.
ALSO ON SEPTEMBER 8 IN HISTORY…
1784 — Shaker leader Mother Ann Lee dies, Watervliet, New York.
1873 — Pataphysician, proto-surrealist Alfred Jarry born, Laval, France.
1949 — Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco dies, Mexico City, Mexico.
1974 — U.S. President Gerald Ford pardons Richard Nixon.
1974 — Evel Knievel jumps Snake River Canyon on a rocket motorcycle.
1977 — Blacklisted film comedian Zero Mostel dies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.