JUNE 9, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Shillingstone, England: Tallest Maypole Day.
*Feast of the Birth of the White-Breasted Giantess
ALSO ON JUNE 9 IN HISTORY…
1870 — British social novelist Charles Dickens dies, Kent, England.
1874 — Great Apache chieftain Cochise dies, Chiricahua, Arizona.
1893 — Witty, gay American songwriter Cole Porter born, Peru, Indiana.
1902 — Anti-anarchist law passed in Washington.
1934 — Animated film star Donald Duck born.
1974 — Guatemalan novelist, diplomat Miguel Angel Asturias dies, Paris, France.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective