Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – TOULOUSE-LAUTREC


NOVEMBER 24 — TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
Decadent French society painter, illustrator, anarchist.

NOVEMBER 24 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
FESTIVAL OF SILENCE.     THE WORLD IS A PAPER AIRPLANE DAY.

ALSO ON NOVEMBER 24 IN HISTORY…
1632 — Philosopher Baruch Spinoza born, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1713 — Satirical novelist Laurence Sterne born, Clonmel, Ireland.
1859 — Evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species published.
1864 — Decadent French artist, anarchist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec born, Albi.
1953 — Joe McCarthy declares Truman Administration “crawling with communists.”
1963 — Jack Ruby shoots alleged JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald on live television.
2005 — “Loisaida” squatter, housing justice activist Carmen Rubio 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.