July 23– PAUL PATRICK
“Out” gay British educator, LGBT activist.
JULY 23, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Mayhem New Year: Ceremony for transfer of power to the god of the new year. Five-day festival. Pottery, furniture, mats, clothing and implements of worship are destroyed and replaced.
ALSO ON JULY 23 IN HISTORY…
1827 — First public swimming pool in U.S. opens, Boston.
1888 — Detective writer Raymond Chandler born, Chicago, Illinois.
1950 — “Out” gay British educator, LGBT activist Paul Patrick born, South Shields.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective