NOVEMBER 4 — JUDI BARI
Homespun American humorist, speaker of truth to power.
NOVEMBER 4, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
England, Australia and New Zealand: MISCHIEF NIGHT.
ALSO ON NOVEMBER 4 IN HISTORY…
1870 — French proto-surrealist Comte de Lautreamont dies.
1879 — American humorist Will Rogers born, Oologah, Oklahoma.
1922 — Tut-ankh-amen’s tomb discovered, Egypt.
1949 — Earth First environmental activist Judi Bari born, Baltimore, Maryland.
1972 — U.S. Communist Party headquarters in New York City firebombed.
1979 — 65 American hostages taken in Iran.
1982 — Maverick Canadian classical musician Glenn Gould dies, Toronto, Ontario.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective