SEPTEMBER 10 — STEPHEN JAY GOULD
American Marxist paleontologist, writer,
theorist of “punctuated equilibrium” evolution.
SEPTEMBER 10, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Old Japan: FESTIVAL OF THE POETS.
ALSO ON SEPTEMBER 10 IN HISTORY…
1676 — British Digger leader Gerrard Winstanley dies, London, England.
1797 — Anarchist, feminist Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin dies, London, England.
1895 — Melville Herskovits, pioneer of African-American studies, born.
1897 — French critic, philosopher Georges Bataille born, Billom, Puy-de-Dôme.
1901 — Emma Goldman arrested in alleged link to McKinley assassin.
1928 —Extraordinary folksinger Yma Sumac born, Ichocan, Peru.
1941 — American Marxist paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould born, New York City.