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Today’s Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — RANDOLPH BOURNE

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May 30– RANDOLPH BOURNE
Birth-injured Greenwich Village literary radical.
Read Randolph Bourne’s essay The State (1918)

MAY 30, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*My Bucket’s Got a Hole In It Day.

ALSO ON MAY 30 IN HISTORY…
1431 — French military leader Joan of Arc burned at stake, Rouen, France.
1593 — British dramatist Christopher Marlowe killed in tavern brawl.
1778 — French philosopher, satirist Voltaire dies, Paris, France.
1783 — Pennsylvania Evening Post begins, first daily newspaper in U.S.
1814 — Anarchist theorist Mikhail Bakunin born, Prjamuchino, Russia.
1886 — Literary radical Randolph Bourne born, Bloomfield, New Jersey.
1903 — Black American poet Countee Cullen born, in either Louisville or Baltimore.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective

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