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Until lions have their historians,
tales of the hunt
shall always glorify the hunter.
— African proverb
American radical cartoonist, poet, Fugs singer & composer.
Old China: CONFUCIUS DAY.
Huichol, Mexico: FESTIVAL OF WAWTSARI, God of Deer Peyote; Peyote mushroom festival.
AMERICAN INDIAN DAY.
US: DRINK AS MUCH BEER AS POSSIBLE DAY.
Egypt: FEAST OF KHEPERA, The Beetle God.
Rootworm Beetle Dip
2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons skim milk
1/2 cup reduced calorie mayonnaise
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
1 tablespoon onion, chopped
1 1/2 tsp. dill weed
1 1/2 tsp. Beau Monde
1 cup dry-roasted rootworm beetles
Blend first 3 ingredients. Add remaining ingredients & chill (out?).
Sociology is the outhouse in the grove of academe — H.L. Mencken
1810 -- Mme de Staël, writes to Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader Napoleon protesting the suppression of her book De l'Allemagne.
1810 -- México: Las tropas de Miguel Hidalgo toman la ciudad de Guanajuato / the troops of Miguel Hidalgo take the city of Guanajuato.
1812 -- US: On the southern front in the War of 1812, Creek & Seminole warriors battle a contingent of 250 Georgia volunteers.
DESTROY ALL GOO-GOOS
"The injustice is clear. It was the city, the system, & the society that was crooked, not the players. . . So, in the end, the owners won & the workers lost..."
— Ricky Durst, "Shoeless Joe & Juris Rudkus"
The factory occupations again Northern Italy,as they had in March & April earlier this year. With the mass factory occupations in September 1920 a defining moment is reached...
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1923 -- Fug You!! Anarchist songster, author Tuli Kupferberg lives! (Coca Cola Douche, CIA Man, Paint It Red [&Black], Wide, Wide River.) "One of the leading Anarchist theorists of our time," according to Reader's Digest (4/87). Author of 1001 Ways to Beat the Draft & 1001 Ways to Live Without Working.
1930 -- US: Lou Gehrig's errorless streak ends at 885 consecutive baseball games. The winning pitcher is Babe Ruth, beating the Red Sox 9-3.
1936 -- Spain: National plenum of CNT regionals. (Here Horacio Martínez Prieto launches his political collaborationist ("pajaros carpinteros"), efforts which eventually put him outside the anarchist movement.)
1937 -- Spain: With Augustin Souchy, Emma Goldman leaves Valencia for Barcelona, which comes under bombardment by Franco's fascist forces a few days later.
Souchy asked Emma to work for the foreign-language press office of the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo-Federación Anarquista Ibérica (CNT-FAI).
Souchy, with Arthur Lehning & Rudolf Rocker, was a founder of the German FAUD in 1919.
1938 -- Victor Jara,
singer of freedom, lives, Chile.
1938 -- Puerto Rican novelist, poet & essayist Rosario Ferré lives. Issues of class & sexism are a common thread in her writing.
1941 -- Ted Williams assures his +.400 baseball average on this last day with six hits.
1943 -- Denmark: Underground anti-Nazi activists begin systematic smuggling of Jews to Sweden.
1950 -- US: John Sayles lives. Edgar Award-winning novelist (The Anarchist's Convention, Union Dues, etc.), independent film director (Lone Star, Passion Fish, Eight Men Out, The Secret of Roan Inish, & Matewan), screenwriter who frequently plays small roles in his own & other indie films. Sayles got his start in film working with Roger Corman.
1953 -- Rubble? Edwin P. Hubble astronomer, designer of telescopes, dies at 63.
1953 -- US: Six-year-old Robert Greenlease kidnapped from a Catholic School in Kansas City by Carl Austin Hall & Bonnie Brown Heady. The two collected a $600,000 ransom, but murdered the boy anyway. When captured, nearly half the ransom money mysteriously disappeared. Arresting officers failed to account for the missing funds, & in an ensuing trial, they were convicted of perjury.
1955 -- Spain: Antifascist guerrillero Francisco Sabaté hires a taxi with a sun roof to fire off a home-made mortar to scatter leaflets over a distance of 200 yards during one of Beloved & Respected Comrade Dictator Franco's visits to Barcelona.
1960 -- US: Ted Williams' last baseball at-bat is his 521st homer, off hapless "Fat" Jack Fisher. Almost an exact year from today (the 26th), "Fat Jack" serves up Roger Maris' famed dinger (#60, tying Babe Ruth's record).
1964 -- Harpo [Arthur] Marx, comedian, dies at 75.
1964 -- The Situationist International commemorates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Workingmen's Association (IWA) by releasing a postcard bearing a portrait of Marx saying:
1965 -- Lava flows kill at least 350 (Taal Philippines).
1966 -- French surrealist André Breton dies, Paris, France. One of the founders of the Surrealist movement. Called the Pope of Surrealism (as well as "A Corpse") by his detractors.
Shockwave movie source: http://www.surrealisme.nl/tekst/linksn.htm
1966 -- US: Dozens of anti-war demonstrators disrupt address of Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader Vice President ("Dump the Humph!") Humphrey at Olympic Hotel in Seattle.
1966 -- US: National Guard quells riots in Hunter's Point & Fillmore neighborhoods of Frisco, California.
1968 -- Brazil: Edgard Leuenroth (1881-1968) dies.anarchismo, anarchici, anarquista, sindicalistas, anarco-sindicalismo / Brasil
Arquivo Edgard Leuenroth at Brazil’s Universidade Estadual de Campinas is the largest archive of anarchist material in South America, followed by Biblioteca Popular ‘Jose Ingenieros’ in Buenos Aires (founded in 1935).
1969 -- West Germany: First (postwar) Socialists take power (Willy Brandt & Social Democrats in coalition with Free Democrats).
1970 -- John Dos Passos dies. American novelist, developed a fictional style incorporating documentary devices to lend realism to his work. His most notable achievement, the trilogy U.S.A., chronicled the disintegration of American social values as a consequence of 20th-century capitalism. Independent leftist radical in the 20s & 30s, later became a Cold War warrior.
1970 -- Italy: Mick Jagger punches a reporter for "asking stupid questions," Roma.
1971 -- The NY Times reports on the growing interest among white youths in black gospel music.
1971 -- Chile: Following years of corporate plunder, the government expropriates Anaconda & Kennecott copper mines.
1972 -- US: The Secretary of the Army repeals the dishonorable discharges of 167 Brownsville (Texass) Raid soldiers. The soldiers, members of the 25th Infantry who were involved in a riot with the city's police & merchants, were dishonorably discharged by Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader President Theodore Roosevelt without a trial.
1973 -- US: A bomb devastates part of the Latin American section of the ITT building in New York City, in retaliation for ITT's involvement (along with CIA) in the bloody overthrow of Chile's Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader President Allende one week ago.
1974 -- John Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM, New York City.
1978 -- John Paul I, [Albino Luciano], Pope, dies after 33 days as pope — under suspicious circumstances. (Dies quietly in his sleep of exhaustion; too pooped to pope?)
1981 -- US: Director & assistant of research lab in Maryland convicted on 15 counts of cruelty to animals.
1990 -- Iran: Millions shouting "Death to America!" demonstrate. Actually they were shouting "Love America," but the interpreter was having a bad day.
1990 -- US: Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader Acting President Ronnie Reagan says "We have never interfered in the internal government of a country." Not merely elected president, Americans loved to be regaled by his fairy tales. (You may recall it is Ronnie who, on November 23, 1981, authorizes CIA to form paramilitary squads of exiles to overthrow the Sandinista government of Nicaragua.) Yup.
1991 -- American jazz great Miles Davis, 65, dies from pneumonia, Santa Monica, California.
1992 -- US: Revolt of the gorillas: one gorilla at the Bronx Zoo & two at the Miami Zoo temporarily escape. Three keepers are bitten.
US: "Hammering Man" sculpture in front of the Seattle Art Museum keels over. Scuttlebutt has him out sucking up suds earlier, at the Blue Moon Tavern, where he got seriously hammered (home of the famed "Hammered Man").
"Gimme a pigfoot & a bottle of beer..."
"Gimme a reefer & a gang of gin..."
1994 -- México: Top PRI political leader Ruiz Massieu assassinated.
1994 -- Bolivia: Indigenous people from around the globe meet to discuss bio-piracy, the theft of local botanical resources (such as medicines) by international corporations.
1996 -- England: The anarchist "Reclaim the Future" alliance throws its weight alongside sacked dockers & their trade union & socialist supporters. A massive anniversary demo triggered a 24-hour strike by tugme.
1997 -- México: Zapatista rebels found an autonomous county in southern Chiapas.
2000 -- Czech Republic: 'Battle of Prague' continues . . .
2001 -- US: Frisco Critical Mass bike ride.
2001 -- UN Security Council unanimously adopts a US antiterrorism resolution. Grab your seatbelts ... the US is obviously about to go on another tear of terror.
2001 -- Iraq: Government says UN sanctions have killed 1.2 million for lack of medicine.
2002 -- England: 250,000 protest the Bush-Blair war on Iraq, London.
BURROUGHS: I'm always asking rock 'n' roll people if they know who Petrillo is, & none of them do. Well, they wouldn't have a dime if it weren't for Petrillo because he organized the Musicians' Union way back at the end of the 30s. & that is why they make money on their records. There wouldn't be any white Rolls Royces or anything like that...
MORGAN: Did Jimmy Page know who Petrillo was when you talked to him?
BURROUGHS: (laughs) No. I'll tell you one who would know is Mick Jagger. He's a businessman, he went to the London School of Economics.
— William S. Burroughs
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