DECEMBER 4 — HERBERT READ
Distinguished British anarchist art critic.
DECEMBER 4, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Nuremberg, Germany: KRIS KRINGLES’ FAIR.
ALSO ON DECEMBER 4 IN HISTORY…
1122 — Poet of wine, women and song Omar Khayyam dies.
1866 — Painter Wassily Kandinsky born, Moscow, Russia.
1875 — Poet Rainer Maria Rilke born, Prague, Austria-Hungary.
1893 — British anarchist art critic Herbert Read born, Muscoates Grange, Yorkshire.
1939 — Berkeley Tribe leader Stew Albert born, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY.
1969 — Black Panther “Chairman” Fred Hampton murdered by Chicago police.
1975 — Critic of totalitarianism Hannah Arendt 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.