OCTOBER 21 — ANTE CILIGA
Croatian born Left-Communist, anti-Stalinist theorist.
OCTOBER 21 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
FESTIVAL OF PARLOR SHAMANISM.
ALSO ON OCTOBER 21 IN HISTORY…
1772 — British Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge born, Devon, England.
1888 — Spiritualist Margaret Fox confesses spirit rappings were a put-on.
1917 — Jazz great Dizzy Gillespie born.
1929 — Utopian novelist Ursula K. LeGuin born.
1967 — Yippies exorcise evil spirits from Pentagon, causing it to visibly levitate.
1969 — American Beat writer Jack Kerouac dies, St. Petersburg, Florida.
1984 — French filmmaker François Truffaut dies.
1992 — Croatian council communist writer, theorist Ante Ciliga dies, Zagreb.
Excerpted from The 2010 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective