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Daily Bleed, October 3: Marie Equi, Louis Bara, Le Pere Peinard, William Morris, Emma Goldman, Louis Aragon, Émile Pouget, Gore Vidal, Durruti, Sam Day, Jr., Lois Waisbrooker, anarchist, anarquista, anarchiste, What Happened on this day, in recovered history

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"This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land."

American folk singer, composer, rebel free spirit.



Uncle Sam poster: I Want You for FREE Beer!


1533 -- Duh?! The earth is destroyed, according to the astrological calculations of Michael Stifel. Daily Bleedsters concur with said calculations.
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1719 -- Source=Robert Braunwart England: The Daily Post is started, with author Daniel Defoe as editor.

1790 -- US: Cherokee chief John Ross, lives, near Lookout Mountain in Tennessee. In 1838 Ross was forced to lead his people across the Mississippi River to what is now Oklahoma. More than 4,000 Cherokee people died on the forced march west, which became known as the "Trail of Tears."

1800 -- George Bancroft lives, Worcester, Massachusetts. He's known for his 10-volume History of the United States, published between 1834 & 1874, the first comprehensive study of US history.

1800 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Poet William Wordsworth meets the Leech Gatherer. "How is it that you live, & what is it you do?"

Believe It or Not!
1802 -- Believe It or Not!George Ripley lives.

1838 -- US: Chief Black Hawk, Native American leader, dies. Opposed to ceding Native American lands to white settlers & their governments, he led a band of Sauk & Fox warriors against European-American settlers in Illinois & present-day Wisconsin in the 1832 Black Hawk War.

1849 -- US: Voting Kills? During electioneering in Baltimore, Edgar Allan Poe is kept drunk by a gang of political hacks who have him vote repeatedly at the polls; in four days he is dead (See 7 October).

1866 -- US: 250 die as the steamer Evening Star, en route from New York City to New Orleans, founders at sea.

1867 -- Pierre Bonnard lives (1867-1947).

Neither a Socialist nor a poet nor an artsy-craftsy person, but an interesting person & painter nevertheless. His favorite room in the house was the bathroom. Artwork of Pierre Bonnard can be found in 18 online exhibits, with links from Artcyclopedia.

— Wild Bill Koehnline

1871 -- Stijin Streuvels lives, Heule, near Courtrai. Belgian novelist/short-story writer whose works are masterpieces of Flemish prose. His created world presents nature as an ever-present force described with a visionary power resembling Vincent van Gogh.

1873 -- US: Modoc's Old Sconchin, Boston Charley, Black Jim & Captain Jack are hanged for murder. All remaining Modoc Indians are sent to Oklahoma to live on Shawnee land. In 1909 they are allowed to return, & a small number of them opt to return to Oregon & live on Klamath land.

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1881 -- France: Louis Bara lives, Denain. Anarchiste, antimilitarist who does prison time for his outspokenness. Collaborator in the antimilitarist newspaper The Social War.

1886 -- Author Alain-Fournier (Henri Alban Fournier) lives.

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1889 -- Germany: Carl von Ossietzky lives, Hamburg. Pacifist & winner of the Nobel Peace Prize while in a Nazi concentration camp.

In Berlin upon the 4th of May
19 hundred & 38
The Gestapo with its treatment
Signed his death certificate

Five-six-two his prison number
Listen, child, I beg you please
Keep in mind, always remember,
He got the Nobel Prize for Peace

In the struggle against injustice
He fought hard & he fought long
Child — remember Ossietsky
Peace won't come by words alone

1890 -- Red Emma Goldman, anarchistUS: Emma Goldman lectures in Elizabeth, N.J., & Baltimore. Her two talks in Baltimore are before the International Workingmen's Association & the Workingmen's Educational Society. She reaches both German & Eastern European Jewish immigrant communities, many of whom participate in a conference of Yiddish anarchist organizations in December.

Stephen Crane
1895 -- Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage is published in book form. See our links page:

Wm Morris
1896 -- England: British socialist, designer, printer, author, William Morris dies, Kelmscott house. Wrote the utopian novel News From Nowhere.

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1897 -- France: Louis Aragon lives, Paris. Poet, novelist, & essayist, active in the DaDa movement, a founder of Surrealism with Paul Éluard, André Breton, Luis Buñuel among others. Also a political activist & spokesman for communism.

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Le Pere Peinard, anarchiste journal
1897 -- France: Émile Pouget's journal Le Père Peinard (Cool Daddy) summarizes the end of the Congress of Toulouse in these terms:

"...C'est surtout quand le "boycottage" et le "sabotage" sont venus sur le tapis que l'entente s'est faite franchement et carrément. Au lieu de perdre son temps et ses forces à nous foutre en bisbille, on foncerait tous en coeur contre les capitalos et les gouvernants. Et, nom de dieu, ça ne traînerait pas. On aurait vivement fait d'écheniller le vieux monde."

1899 -- Dirt Under the Rug?: Motor-driven vacuum cleaner is patented.

Thomas Wolfe
1900 -- Thomas Wolfe, author, lives. Asheville, North Carolina.

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1901 -- Nietzsche’s sister Cosima, a raving anti-Semite, publishes the fabricated book Will to Power, based on a draft project he had tossed out in 1888.

"...this time however I come as the victorious Dionysus, who will turn the world into a holiday...Not that I have much time..."

— Nietzsche (from his last "insane" letter to Cosima Wagner)

1904 -- Source=Robert Braunwart German SW Africa: An insurrection of Hereros & Hottentots begins.

1909 -- US: anarchiste diamond dingbatLois Waisbrooker (1826-1909) dies. American sex radical, anarchist, spiritualist, freethinker, free love advocate & feminist.

1912 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Nicaragua: US Marines begin bombarding Coyotepe & Barranca hills. The US government & it's corporations love terrorizing countries south of the border, & they will be back...

1913 -- US: Federal Income Tax signed into law (at 1%).

1915 -- World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) founded.

1916 -- Veterinarian/author James M. Herriott (All Things Bright & Beautiful) lives, Sunderland, Scotland.

Marie Equi, anarchist
1920 -- Dr. Marie Equi (1872-1952) is imprisoned at San Quentin, California this month (exact date unknown) to serve a three year term which was later commuted to a year & a half.

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1920 -- Italy: The re-opening of the Modern School at Clivio, later closed by a government official (See Umanita Nova, Feb. 17, 1921).

1922 -- Rebecca L. Felton, a Democrat, becomes the first female senator in US history. It does not become a trend.

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1922 -- US: Just the Fax, Ma'am? First facsimile photo sent over city telephone lines, Washington, DC.

1925 -- Gore Vidal, gay author/actor (Roma, Celluloid Closet, etc.), screenwriter, lives, West Point, New York. Wrote three detective novels under the name of Edgar Box, which didn't gain any success, from critics or readers. His attack on sexual norms brought him into conflict with such macho writers as his socialist pal Norman Mailer. Also a critic of the American National Security State, the media-induced United States of Amnesia...

Samuel H. Day, Jr., poster
1926 -- US: Samuel H. Day, Jr. lives (1926-2001), Media, Pennsylvania. Journalist, civil libertarian & opponent of nuclear weapons who led a leftist magazine in a landmark First Amendment court battle over the publication of an article on the hydrogen bomb.

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1932 -- US: All 164 students of the Kincaid High School in Illinois walk out on strike after they discover that the school is being heated with coal from a company employing scab labor.
Source: [Calendar Riots]

1932 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Times New Roman typeface appears in the Times for the first time.

1935 -- Ethiopia: Italy invades, prompting League of Nations sanctions against Italy, & leading to World War II.
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1936 --
Buenaventura Durruti "We make war & revolution at the same time. The militiaman has to know that he fights for the conquest of the land, the factories, culture ... the pick & the shovel are as valuable as the gun."

Buenaventura Durruti, anarchist, interview October 3, 1936

1936 -- Source=Robert Braunwart J.R.R. Tolkien sends the manuscript of The Hobbit to his publisher.

1937 -- Dominican Republic: Beloved & Respected Comrade Dictator Trujillo, determined to expand his influence over all of Hispaniola, orders the indiscriminate butchery by the Dominican army of an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 Haitians on the Dominican side of the Massacre River. The US government loves Trujillo.

1941 -- Ernest Evans lives, Philadelphia, Pa. Using the name "Chubby Checker" after the renowned Fats Domino, his best-known recording is the 1960's "The Twist," sparking the biggest dance craze since the Charleston of the 1920s.

1941 --
Taggers' Day! — the aerosol is patented.


Graffiti forever... neon, dayglo, etc.

Source: [Calendar Riots]

1941 -- Source=Robert Braunwart In an interview Gandhi incites all subject peoples of the British Empire to passive resistance.

1944 -- Spain: Spanish guerrilleros, previously fighting the Nazis in France, make their first incursions into Spain, striking in Navarre.

Some 3,000 guerrillas (including many anarquistas) mount two main attacks across the Pyrenees in 1944 against the Allied-supported fascists.

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1945 -- US: Going to the Dogs? Seven-state Greyhound bus labor strike.

1945 -- A 10-year-old Elvis Presley makes his first public appearance in a talent show at the Mississippi-Alabama Dairy Show singing "Old Shep." Got 2nd place & five dollars — after shamelessly milking the crowd.

1945 -- Italy: Sono arrestati a Palermo Andrea Finocchiaro Aprile e Antonino Varvaro, capi del Movimento per l'indipendenza della Sicilia (MIS). Verranno entrambi confinati sull'isola di Ponza (Latina). I metodi repressivi del potere statale non cambiano perchè uno dei compiti principali dello stato è la repressione più o meno brutale del dissenso.
Source: [Crimini e Misfatti]

1952 -- Australia: Out Back?: First British nuclear bomb test, Monte Bello.

Stevie Ray Vaughan
1954 -- Blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan lives.

1954 -- Source=Robert Braunwart France: Really, Really High? Mushroom-shaped UFOs are reported in Chereng & Armentieres.

I Was Commie for the FBI Film Poster
1955 -- US: FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover charges Communists, using "pseudo-liberals" as their mouthpieces, have launched a "campaign of vituperation" to "deprive law enforcement of the use of the time-tested & valued confidential informant."

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Capt Kangaroo
1955 -- US: TV's "Captain Kangaroo" premieres; Good Morning, Captain!

1955 -- US: TV's "Mickey Mouse Club" premieres.

1957 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Poland: Riots break out in Warsaw after a popular periodical is shut down.

2 Seattle cops fondling Hempfest T-shirts; source:
1958 -- Freedom fighter extraordinaire Vivian McPeak lives!

1961 -- Walkin' on Water?: Frisco to Moscow Walk For Peace reaches Moscow's Red Square.

1961 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Russia: The Committee for Nonviolent Action demonstrates against nuclear weapons in Moskva, having walked across the US & Europe.

1962 -- Port to Starboard?: US closes ports to ships carrying cargo to Cuba. Having initiated or sponsored terrorism against ordinary people throughout Latin American over most of this century in its God-given Right to Almighty Profits, the US government & its secret agencies embark on a 30-year lawless campaign of sabotage & terrorism against Cuba, including efforts to assassinate Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader Fidel Castro.

Che Guevara
1965 -- Cuba: Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader Che Guevara bags his government job.

1965 -- US: Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader President LBJ signs Public Law 89-236, amendments to the Immigration & Nationality Act. For the first time the US considers Asians equal to Europeans in immigration matters. Great numbers of Asians eventually enter the US under this provision.

This Land is Your Land; Woody Guthrie album cover
1967 -- Folk singer Woody Guthrie dies of Huntington's Chorea in New York City. He was 52. (See 14 July).

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1968 -- US: Yippie Jerry Rubin arrives at HUAC's inquiry into August uprisings with a toy M-16 & a red, blue & yellow cape — resembling a Viet Cong flag.

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1968 -- US: University of Washington ROTC building torched by anti-war protesters in Seattle. BleedMeister Auntie-Dave was at home in bed, he swears .........

1968 -- US: Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader Vice-presidential candidate "Iron Ass" Curtis LeMay, on the American Independent Party ticket with Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader George Wallace, says let's use nuclear weapons in Vietnam.

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1968 -- US: George Wallace, who has been running an independent campaign for the presidency which has met significant support in the South & the Midwest, names retired Air Force Chief of Staff Curtis E. LeMay to be his running mate.

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1969 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Three plays by science fiction author Joanna Russ — "The Inner Circles," "Window Dressing" & "She-Wolf" — are presented, NY.

1969 -- Source=Robert Braunwart First date in the best-selling hoax novel Naked Came the Stranger, supposedly written by "Penelope Ashe" (actually 24 journalists).

1970 -- Former Cream bassist Jack Bruce joins ex-Miles Davis sidemen John McLaughlin, Larry Young & Tony Williams to form one of the first jazz-rock fusion groups, Lifetime.

1970 -- US: Large Strike Zone? Baseball umpires call their first strike. Strike one & you're out?

The 1922 World Series between the NY Yankees & NY Giants was the first ever broadcast on national radio...

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1971 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Cybill Shepherd/Timothy Bottoms movie "The Last Picture Show" opens (based on the novel by used bookseller Larry McMurtry).

1972 -- Source=Robert Braunwart US: Government reveals that the bomb tonnage dropped on Vietnam to date is 3.7 times the tonnage dropped by all Allied planes worldwide in WW II.

1978 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Artist Christo covers 5 km of footpaths in Kansas City's Loose Park with nylon.

1981 -- Ireland: A hunger strike by Irish nationalists at the Maze Prison in Belfast, in Northern Ireland, is called off after seven months & 10 deaths.

Imprisoned Irish Republic Army leader Bobby Sands initiated the protest on March 1.

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1983 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Nicaragua: Contra terrorists attack oil facilities at Benjamin Zeledon; meanwhile a Contra DC-3, donated by the CIA is shot down, Matagalpa.

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1985 -- US: Radical illustrator Hugo Gellert speaks at The Masses exhibition at Whitney Museum, New York.

1986 -- US: Congress requires schools to inspect for asbestos hazards.

1986 -- Muslim kidnappers of Terry Anderson (American journalist taken hostage March 16, 1985) release a videotape in which he accuses the Reagan administration of blocking his release. Anderson is not released by his pro-Iranian kidnappers until 1991. See "The Search For Reagan's Brain" page in the Stan Iverson Archive,

1989 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Panama: US-backed coup attempt against Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader Noriega fails.

1990 -- US: Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader President declares martial law, all Trainites are arrested.

Brunner’s affirmation of Austin Train’s political calling as the critical negation of the existing order is framed by his vision of an America with

No future whatsoever except imminent self-destruction.

1990 -- US: A Florida record store owner is found guilty of distributing obscene material: 2 Live Crew's "As Nasty As They Wanna Be" LP.

1990 -- Humpty Dumpty?: Eleven months after East Germany opens its borders to the West & dismantles the infamous Berlin Wall, East & West Germany become a united & sovereign state for the first time since Germany's defeat in WWII, burying 45 years of Cold War division. Nearly a million people gather at the Reichstag in Berlin, & at midnight a replica of the Liberty Bell, a gift from the US, is rung, officially proclaiming reunification.

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1990 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Burma: Buddhist sects opposing the military government are outlawed.

1991 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Haiti: General Strike is called against the military government, Puerto Principe.

1992 -- Source=Robert Braunwart US: Let 'er Rip? Sinead O'Connor rips up a photo of Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader Pope on "Saturday Night Live."

1995 -- US: O.J. Simpson, former football star, is acquitted of the 1994 murder of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, & Ronald Goldman, in Los Angeles, California.

The lengthy, televised trial is a sensational media circus.

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1996 -- Germany: During this month several housing squats are evicted: the front of Kinzigstrasse 9, Kreutziger Strasse 21, & parts of the Kreutziger Strasse 11, 12, & 13. A new squat in the Pfarrstrasse is immediately evicted.

1997 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Paraguay: Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader President Juan Wasmosy arrests front-running presidential candidate Gen. Lino Oviedo for accusations against the president.

1997 -- Source=Robert Braunwart Colombia: Right-wing terrorists assassinate 11 soldiers & judicial officials.

2000 -- US: Olympia, Washington: Leonard Peltier Clemency March & Rally at the State Capital.

2001 --
The Senate approves an agreement normalizing trade between the United States & Vietnam.

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2002 -- US: An evening of conscience, sponsored by Not In Our Name.

2003 -- US: Anarchist People of Color Conference, Motor City, Michigan.

Anarchist People of Color Conference; source:

2007 -- South Africa: More than 3,000 gold miners are trapped underground in the Elandskraal mine northwest of Johannesburg, owned by Harmony Gold Mining. (BBC)

2007 -- US: No Child Left Behind? Beloved & Respected Comrade Leader President George Dubya Bush vetoes an expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program.

2008 -- US: Land Ho! Beloved & Respected Comrade Chump Change George Dubya Bush signs a $700,000,000,000 bailout bill.

2214 --
214 [After Ford] -- Hypnopaedia first used on common folk.

Warning, animated
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"It is not enough to succeed.
Others must fail."

— Gore Vidal

Anarchist Alligator with Black Flag
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