Oct. 5 Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — Philip Berrigan

Phil Berrigan

OCTOBER 5 — PHILIP BERRIGAN
Rebel American Catholic priest, antiwar activist.

ALSO ON OCTOBER 5 IN HISTORY…
1582 — Pope Gregory annuls 14 days, bringing calendar back in line with seasons.
1713 — Encyclopedist Denis Diderot born, Langres, France.
1789 —Declaration of The Rights of Man published.
1813 — Shawnee Chief Tecumseh killed in War of 1812.
1864 — Louis-Jean Lumière, film pioneer, born, Besançon, France.
1877 — Chief Joseph, Nez Percé chief, surrenders to U.S. troops.
1923 — Rebel priest, antiwar activist Phil Berrigan born, Two Harbors, Minnesota.
1934 — French surrealist filmmaker Jean Vigo dies, Paris, France. `

Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — JULIUS AUGUSTUS WAYLAND

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April 26 — Julius Augustus Wayland
Agrarian socialist, pacifist, Appeal to Reason publisher.

APRIL 26, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Festival of Individual Sovereignty

ALSO ON APRIL 26 IN HISTORY…
1607 — English Jamestown colonists make landfall near Port Henry, Virginia
1854 — Appeal to Reason publisher J.A. Wayland born, Versailles, Indiana.
1889 — Language philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein born, Vienna, Austria.
1905 — French surrealist filmmaker Jean Vigo born, Paris, France.
1937 — Fascists condust first-ever aerial massacre of civilians, Guernica, Spain.
1968 — John Heartfield (Helmut Herzfeld) dies, East Berlin, Germany.
1986 — Chernobyl nuclear disaster occurs, Ukraine, USSR.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective